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February 18, 2005 - 11:45pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
Ohio State suspended forward Matt Sylvester for Saturday's game with Minnesota. The reason: unsportsmanlike behavior toward a fan during Ohio State's loss at Michigan State last week. Sylvester averages 7 ppg off the bench for the Buckeyes.
February 14, 2005 - 6:59pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
How quickly it can shift from the best of times to the worst of times.

Ridgewood football coach Kevin Foster has been charged with raping an 11-year-old girl, according to Coshocton County Municipal Court Records.

A warrant was issued for Foster's arrest Monday but the 34-year-old turned himself in, according to Foster's attorney, Mark Stubbins. Foster posted $500 bond and was released.

"We deny all of the allegations and my client maintains his innocence,"...
February 7, 2005 - 11:59pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
It would be a comeback that might make Terrell Owens proud.

Rosecrans senior point guard Scott Moyer tore ligaments in his ankle Friday night and is doubtful to play in any of the Bishops' remaining three regular season games, Rosecrans head coach Todd Rock said.

Moyer, who leads the Bishops in scoring (15.9) and 3-point shooting (47%), visited a doctor Sunday to find out the extent of the injury, Rock said. Moyer is wearing a protective boot to heal his severely-sprained...
February 7, 2005 - 12:34am
6 years 35 weeks ago
(@ Coshocton)

1. Cambridge
2. Tri-Valley
3. Morgan
4. Zanesville
5. John Glenn
6. River View
7. Meadowbrook
8. Maysville
9. West Holmes

After one round of voting, Cambridge and Tri-Valley both had 5 votes for the top seed. In the second go-round, the Scotties voted for the Bobcats to give Cambridge the top seed of the sectional. This year, Cambridge chose not to wait to choose a...
February 4, 2005 - 12:35am
6 years 35 weeks ago
First he was suspended.

Now, Mark Slater will not coach the rest of this season.

The Licking Valley boys basketball coach submitted his resignation Monday for personal reasons, Panthers' Athletics Director Randy Baughman told WHIZ Thursday.

Slater faces OVI (operating a vehicle under the influence) charges stemming from an incident January 28 on East Broad Street in Columbus. The 39-year-old was scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday (02/02) but it will be...
February 4, 2005 - 12:28am
6 years 35 weeks ago
Andy Kilgore's season might come full circle.

Even if he cannot rotate his thumb.

Kilgore has a doctor's appointment on Monday and there is a "high probability" that the junior center receives clearance to begin playing, Tri-Valley boys basketball coach Tim Shumaker said Thursday.

Kilgore tore ligaments around his thumb in a game against John Glenn December 21. He has been conditioning and can practice without contact, Shumaker says.

"He's itching to...
December 1, 2004 - 3:56pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
Sheridan's Josh Barrera bore the brunt of being a Michigan Wolverines deep in Ohio State country.

Imagine the grief he will need to absorb now.

Barrera signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Ohio State. The southpaw's ERA of 0.38 in 2004 earned him first-team all-Ohio honors.

Barrera, who also considered Ohio University, made the decision in September but did not want it announced until after the football season. The Sheridan quarterback led the team to...
November 30, 2004 - 8:57am
6 years 35 weeks ago
Whether he was fired or resigned, Butch Davis is no longer the head coach of the Cleveland Browns.

There are conflicting reports about what happened to Davis. ESPN.com reports Davis was fired Monday night. Browns president John Collins announced Tuesday that Davis resigned. Collins said last week that there would not be a coaching change during the season unless Davis resigned.

The Browns (3-8) have lost five consecutive games, including 58-48 to the Bengals Sunday....
November 28, 2004 - 3:13am
6 years 35 weeks ago
With or without Brandon Smith, the Raiders have full faith in their abilities to repeat as MVL champions. That doesn't mean Smith isn't on their minds. Howard Chen talks about the impact of the all-league big man.

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November 27, 2004 - 1:37am
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Only two returning lettermen... all the team's size gone... a new head coach... all seem like formulas for disaster. Leave it up to the letterman to convince some of the football seniors to transfer over and help out. Still, the future is up in the air... as Howard Chen finds out.

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