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January 21, 2004 - 5:17pm
6 years 12 weeks ago
Ohio University picked the new man to run its offense, and he may bring more to the table than just a running game.

OU hired Phil Earley as offensive coordinator, the school announced Wednesday. Earley served in the same capacity at the University of Nevada the past four seasons.

"I'm really excited about the opportunity to join the great staff at Ohio University and work for a man who I think has great character as well as being a savvy football coach," said Earley. "My...
January 21, 2004 - 1:32am
6 years 12 weeks ago
Cleveland (14-27) 99
Seattle (20-20) 94

Carlos Boozer has made Cavs fans forget about the loss of LeBron James and Zydrunas Ilgauskas, at least for now. Boozer scored 32 points and grabbed 20 boards. Boozer is the first Cav since 1998 to score 30 points and record 20 rebounds in a game.

Ilgauskas will return to the Cavs on when they host Sacramento on Thursday. It is unknown when James will return to the line-up.
January 19, 2004 - 11:41pm
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Maysville (9-3, 5-3) 43
John Glenn (5-8, 4-5) 33

Just days after losing by 37 points to undefeated Sheridan, Maysville is back to its winning ways defeating John Glenn 43-33.

Panthers senior Julie Guiler scored team-high 20 points, and freshman Rachel Poorman added five points and five assists for the winners. John Glenn got a triple-double from senior Jennifer Moody (15 pts., 13 blks., 18 reb.), but her team shot only 21 percent from the field in defeat.
January 19, 2004 - 11:21pm
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It took a total team effort for Cleveland to edge Utah 102-96 in overtime Saturday night. But come Tuesday night the Cavs will have to go even deeper when they host the Sonics.

Cavs center Zydrunas Ilgauskas will serve his one-game suspension, stemming from a 3rd quarter scuffle with Utah's Greg Ostertag on Saturday. And Coach Paul Silas also says rookie point guard LeBron James will most likely not play, as he is still nursing a sprained ankle that he sustained in the final seconds...
January 19, 2004 - 12:48am
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Vandalia Butler's 7-footer had an enormous against the Blue Devils.

Seth Gorney, an Iowa Hawkeye signee, scored 26 points and grabbed 19 rebounds as Vandalia Butler beat Zanesville 65-56 in the Buckeye Bracket consolation game at the Flyin' to the Hoop Tournament.

ZHS guards Drake Aronhalt and Korey Haddox combined to score 37 of the Devils' 56 points. Aronhalt totaled 19 while Haddox scored 18 as ZHS (4-9) shot 33 percent for the game.

Blue Devils forward Kyle...
January 17, 2004 - 8:11pm
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Muskies coach Dr. Jim Burson gave the instructions on what to do in the final seconds.

Too bad for Muskingum Burson can't still play.

The Muskies lost to Baldwin-Wallace 69-64 in overtime Saturday. BW's Tom Harrington hit a three-pointer with only a few seconds left to send the game to OT.

"We told them to foul if they got close to a three pointer," Burson told WHIZ after the game. "We need to do a better job of communicating what to do. That's us as coaches...
January 17, 2004 - 7:58pm
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The Blue Devils almost woke up their disappointing season.

Playing at 10:30 am on Saturday, Zanesville couldn't hold a 12 point lead, losing to Lakewood St. Edward 55-51 in round one of the Flyin' to the Hoops Tournament in Dayton.

The Eagles are ranked 10th in the first AP Division I state poll, which came out this week.

The loss was third straight for ZHS (4-8), which has dropped two consecutive games in the final 1:30.

"Thanks for reminding me,"...
January 14, 2004 - 11:25am
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Suspended Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett has pleaded guilty to failure to aid a law enforcement officer and has been fined 100 dollars.

Clarett was accused of filing a false police report by exaggerating the value of personal property he claimed was stolen from a car he borrowed from a dealership.

That charge could have landed Clarett in jail for up to six months.

The lesser charge carries no jail time and will not appear on a criminal record....
January 14, 2004 - 2:00am
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ZHS alum Kevin Martin exploded for 36 points on 12 of 27 shooting, and his Catamounts shot just 37 percent from the field in a 76-62 loss to Davidson. Western Carolina drops to 8-6 overall and 2-2 in the SoCon. Martin, who scored also scored 42 points in the Catamounts' previous game versus Elon, is one the nation's top scorers averaging close to 27 points per game.
January 14, 2004 - 1:35am
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Zanesville native and former Colorado Rockie Jay Payton, signs a multi-year contract with the San Diego Padres Tuesday afternoon. According to the San Diego Union Tribune Payton is expected to make a reported 1.5 million this season, the 3.5 million in 2005. The Padres will have a club option for a fourth year worth four-million dollars.
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