Buckeyes' Running Back Maurice Clarett think he may be practicing by the end of the week. Clarett met with OSU Athletic Director Andy Geiger and NCAA Officials Monday. Geiger says the meeting was not about OSU's investigation into allegations of special academic treatment involving Clarett. The Sophomore running back says he's cooperating with the school, but it bothers him not to be with his teammates. However, they have supported him all the way.
Defending Champion Adam Lescalleet retained his ZDGA Amateur title, erasing a five-stroke deficit on the final day to win the 2003 Championship. Lescalleet's 68 at Zanesville Country Club on Sunday forced a three-way playoff with A.T. Spires (73) and Brad Baker (69). The Muskingum All-American won on the first playoff hole with a birdie on number 18. It's Lescalleet's fourth Amateur Championship.
ZDGA Amateur Secretary Tom Denton tells WHIZ that the entire field will advance to the third round of the ZDGA Amateur. Rain cancelled play Sunday at Vista View Golf Course. Denton says the ZDGA decided at a meeting Monday night to completely eliminate that round and let everyone play Saturday at Eaglesticks Golf Club. However, Denton says the original cut line will stay for Sunday's final round. The top 28 and ties advance to Zanesville Country Club for the final round Sunday.
Day Two of the ZDGA Amateur was either postponed or cancelled Sunday at Vista View because of rain. Tournament organizers will decide either Monday or Tuesday whether to: 1) Eliminate 2nd round completely 2) Play 2nd round at Vista View Saturday, 3rd round at Eaglesticks Sunday and the final round at Zanesville Country Club the following Sunday.
Ryan Lescalleet leads after a 1st round 68. Seven are tied for 2nd.
WHIZ-TV will have a special one-on-one interview with Zanesville native and Colorado Rockies Outfielder Jay Payton. It airs Wednesday, July 30th at 6 p.m. WHIZ's Adam Kuperstein talks to the former Zanesville Blue Devil about his career night against the Reds and much, much more.
This marks the second time this season WHIZ-TV will feature an exclusive interview with the most widely recognized Zanesville athlete. Payton didn't remember the last time WHIZ-TV caught him for an...
Long shot Ben Curtis (500-1 odds) won his first Major Championship, beating some of golf's best in the process. Curtis shot a 69 Sunday to finish the 132nd British Open as the only player in red figures. The Columbus, Ohio native's 1-under par total was one stroke better than Thomas Bjorn and Vijay Singh, two ahead of Tiger Woods and Davis Love III. Curtis was playing in his first major championship. The PGA Tour rookie is believed to be the first player to win a major in his debut since...
South 24 North 17 -Ernie Wheelright (Minnesota): Caught 3 TD's including game-winner in the 3rd quarter. Named MVP of All-Star Classic -Brady Quinn (Notre Dame): Offensive MVP for the South -New Lexington's Drew Cannon: 2 carries, 2 yards -Zanesville's Jordan Lear: 27 yard FG, 3 extra points
Two Cincinnati players were suspended three games each for their roles in bench-clearing brawl with Philadelphia on June 13th. Adam Dunn and Sean Casey each received the suspensions Friday. Neither has appealed yet. Dunn's suspension began Friday Casey's is scheduled to begin Tuesday. The Phillies' Jose Silva and Larry Bowa received six-game and one-game suspensions respectively. All four of those players were fined, in addition to the Phillies' Jose Mesa and Todd Pratt.