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November 23, 2004 - 1:36am
6 years 35 weeks ago
Josh Barrera may have rooted for the Wolverines growing up. But like Ted Ginn, Jr., the Sheridan lefthander decided to take his game to Ohio State, only for baseball, not football.

Barrera averaged over 2 K's per inning last year. He tossed 3 no-hitters, and was named 1st team all-state.
November 23, 2004 - 1:35am
6 years 35 weeks ago
Rosecrans lost all of one player from a team that reached the regional semifinals. Andy Jones introduces you to a Bishop team looking to get into basketball shape... in a hurry.

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November 23, 2004 - 1:33am
6 years 35 weeks ago
Zanesville's had one of the more steady basketball programs in the area in recent years, just not last year. However, Andy Jones has more on how ZHS intends to bring back the past to make a brighter future.

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November 22, 2004 - 3:37pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
With Basketball season starting very soon, whiznews.com is preparing to give you the latest on local teams.

Andy, Howard, and Aaron will be providing you with team previews of MVL teams as well as Zanesville, and Rosecrans.

Throughout the season allow us to be your source for highlights and scores in the Southeastern Ohio area. Get started now by viewing the schedule of your favorite team.
November 20, 2004 - 12:22am
6 years 35 weeks ago
The Inter-Regional soccer camp has provided players for the 1996 Olympic goal medal women's soccer team, the 2004 Olympic team, the 2003 World Cup team and the U-19 national team.

And now, the program has discovered someone from Zanesville.

Tahnai Annis, a 15-year-old freshman at Tri-Valley, left Saturday for a weeklong national soccer camp in Boca Raton, FL.

"I've been real busy lately with the high school soccer season ending. My club season is just starting...
November 19, 2004 - 12:06am
6 years 35 weeks ago
The remodeling of Ohio University football just moved from stripping everything down to dry walling.

Ohio (4-7) fired head coach Brian Knorr Thursday with one year left on his contract.

"We're very pleased the manner of which things have happened off the field in the last several years," said Thomas Boeh, Ohio's Athletic Director.

"It's just we need the whole package."

Knorr went 11-35 in four years at Ohio. The four wins this year matched a season...
November 18, 2004 - 12:51am
6 years 35 weeks ago
"If you build it, they will come."

The Muskingum Valley Old-Timers Association held their 1st Annual President's Dinner on Wednesday night. It was just one of the major changes Doug Pollock plans to bring as the organization's new president.

The new plans include different ways to raise money for the Old Timers. The organization suffered over $8,000 dollars in losses last year. Pollock says, with a few more years like that, the Baseball Association that's been around...
November 16, 2004 - 11:49pm
6 years 35 weeks ago
Ohio State AD Andy Geiger responded to all allegations of wrongdoing for over an hour on Tuesday.

His main point? There has been no institutional wrongdoing by the school, and that the NCAA investigation during the Maurice Clarett days support that fact, according to Geiger. He made sure to point out the school would cooperate in all ways possible with the NCAA.

Here are some clips from Geiger's presser, held at the Buckeye Cafe. Click on the link by the red camera for...
November 12, 2004 - 11:10pm
6 years 35 weeks ago

Newark Catholic def. Westfall
25-20, 25-21, 22-25, 23-25, 17-15

If not Newark Catholic football, then it might as well be Newark Catholic volleyball at state. The Lady Green Wave hold off a Lady Mustang rally from 2 games down to win by the narrowest of margins. Sarah Clapper had 34 kills, and Sadie Warthen had 38 assists. Newark Catholic will compete against Lutheran West for its 8th state title Saturday evening...
November 12, 2004 - 12:11am
6 years 35 weeks ago
A former Ohio State basketball coach wants to know: What did he do wrong?

Jim O'Brien and his lawyers say nothing, which is why they are suing Ohio State for $3.4 million.

OSU Athletic Director Andy Geiger fired O'Brien in June after the former coach admitted giving $6,000 to a recruit in 1999.

O'Brien's group claims since the NCAA never sanctioned or investigated Ohio State for improprieties, O'Brien didn't violate a rule and therefore was wrongfully terminated...
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