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November 3, 2005 - 1:24am
7 years 11 weeks ago
High School Boy's Soccer
D-2 Regional Semifinal at River View

Dover 1
Tri-Valley 0

The season comes to an end for Tri-Valley, but not without a fight. With the game tied 0-0 at the end of regulation, both teams battled to an even deadlock through two overtimes as well. The game proceded into a penalty kick shootout where both teams made all five of their attempts. Finally the game came to an end in sudden death when Tri-...
November 2, 2005 - 1:38am
7 years 11 weeks ago
For the second straight week Tri-Valley's tournament game has been postponed. Last week the Scotties District final game was delayed a day because of rain.

This time around the Regional semifinal game with Dover is rescheduled because of a heavy fog.

Play is set to resume 4:30 Wednesday at River View High School The game will be restarted where it left off. Through 18 minutes of play in the first half the score is 0-0.
November 2, 2005 - 1:33am
7 years 11 weeks ago
No MVL Volleyball teams remain alive in the postseason, but that doesn't take away from the regular season accomplishments.

Tri-Valley rolled to a second straight league title in 2005 with a perfect 16-0 recor, and now the players that made it happen are being rewarded for it.

Scottie juniors Tara Harper and Kassie Wagner headline the All-MVL first team list, while coach Leigh Ann Longaberger is tabbed the coach of the year.

See the below list for the...
November 2, 2005 - 1:13am
7 years 11 weeks ago
OAC Tournament
#4 Capital (30-4) def. #5 Muskingum (15-12)
30-25, 30-21, 26-30, 30-26

In Columbus, the Muskies fall in the first round of the OAC Tournament in four games to Capital.

The loss marks the third straight season where the fish have failed to win a game in the conference tournament where they once shined in the late 90's. (Muskingum won back-to-back OAC Championships in 1998 and 1999.)

Muskingum finishes the...
November 2, 2005 - 1:07am
7 years 11 weeks ago
Zanesville native Kevin Martin saw considerable playing time in his sophomore debut in the NBA, but failed to have a positve impact on the outcome. The Hornets hammer the Kings 93-67.

Averaging a little over 10 minutes a game as a rookie, Martin played 20 minutes in Sacramento's season opening loss to New Orleans Tuesday night.

The ZHS grad only scored three points as the leading player off the bench with no rebounds and three personal fouls. K-mart shoots a mere 1-5...
November 1, 2005 - 12:59am
7 years 11 weeks ago
There was an empty feeling in Hanover a year ago. 2004 was the first and only time this decade that Licking Valley didn't make the postseason. Now, the Panthers probably should have gotten in, but had to forfeit four games for misfiling papers on a transfer student.

So far this season the Panthers have done their best to erase that misfortune by finishing the regular season undefeated for the fourth time in six years.

At 10-0 the Panthers are ranked second in the...
October 31, 2005 - 12:03am
7 years 11 weeks ago
The First Round of the High School Football Playoffs are set to start Friday night.

Here's a look at area teams in the post-season.

Friday Night - Games Start at 7:30

Division 3 - Region 11

#7 Dover at #2 Licking Valley
#6 John Glenn at #3 Buckeye
#5 Cambridge at #4 Northwest

Division 3 - Region 12
October 29, 2005 - 10:45pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
College Football
Muskingum 49
Heidelberg 9

Muskingum wins its second game of the year in convincing fashion on the road.

Sheridan grad Jordan Rhodes started for the first time at quarterback. Rhodes did not even attempt a pass, but rushed 22 times for 151 yards and two touchdowns.


Muskingum def. Heidelberg
(26-30, 27-30, 30-25, 30-25, 15-8)

Hannah Babcock had...
October 28, 2005 - 11:57pm
7 years 11 weeks ago
High School Football
West Muskingum 21
Sheridan 14

The Tornadoes magical season continues with a huge upset at Paul Culver Stadium.

West Muskingum (8-2) intercepted Sheridan quarterback Kyle Culver three times, including two costly picks late in the game.

West M led 14-0 at halftime, and held on for the victory. There is an outside chance the Generals (7-3) will miss the playoffs with the loss.

The Tornadoes...
October 28, 2005 - 12:28am
7 years 11 weeks ago
For only the second time since 1990, the co-MVL leaders meet for the outright league championship in the final game of the season.

The last time week 10 meant so much was 1997, when Crooksville crushed River View for the Ceramics' last league crown.

Certainly Friday night will be historic no matter the outcome when West M meets Sheridan. No question about it, past history says the Generals are the favorite.

The Tornadoes haven't won a league championship since...
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