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February 19, 2004 - 10:47pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Maurice Clarett has left Ohio State, but skepticism and controversy did not stay behind.

Clarett announced Thursday that he will skip Friday's NFL combine workouts. The running back declared he needs six weeks before auditioning his skills to NFL scouts.

Clarett did attend the opening day of NFL combine workouts. He weighed in at 237 pounds. Some speculated the former Ohio State Buckeye wants the extra time to get in shape.

"I would like to go in the first...
February 19, 2004 - 10:18pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
The kid who almost never missed a foul shot will miss his final postseason.

Licking Valley point guard Devin Fulk underwent surgery on a broken wrist Thursday at Grant Memorial in Columbus. The senior will miss the rest of the season.

"I'm trying to not think about it too much," Fulk said. "(Friday) is senior night and that will be hard enough for me and my family to deal with."

Fulk broke the wrist Tuesday night in the Panthers' game with Columbus Academy....
February 18, 2004 - 1:02am
6 years 17 weeks ago
John Glenn lineman Nate Hollins signs a national letter of intent to play DL for Ashland University Tuesday.

Ashland's coached by Lee Owens, who had been the head man at DI Akron.

While with Akron, he seriously recruited Hollins there. The 6-3, 300-pounder credits not only Owens' presence, but also the FOOD at Ashland, saying that the institution had everything anybody needed. Hollins says there's a possibility of playing time as a freshman.
February 18, 2004 - 12:59am
6 years 17 weeks ago
University of Findlay officials tell WHIZ that Dorian Bass is out of the hospital now. He blacked out during Findlay's last game and was taken to the hospital mid-game... but now the former John Glenn hoops star is OK.
February 17, 2004 - 1:20am
6 years 17 weeks ago
University of Findlay Sports Information Director David Burk told WHIZ that freshman guard Dorian Bass (John Glenn) was taken to a hospital during Findlay's game with Wayne State Monday.

Burk said Bass blacked out on the bench during the game after scoring ten points in nine minutes.

Burk added the freshman was carried off the court and EMS crews took him to the hospital. No other details were available. Burk said he did not know if Bass was suffering from any health...
February 17, 2004 - 12:44am
6 years 17 weeks ago
Cambridge Boys' Basketball coach Gene Ford tells WHIZ he has suspended two varsity and two JV players.

Ford and Cambridge Athletic Director Dave Gray say the four players are being investigated for underage consumption of alcohol.

Both Gray and Ford say they are meeting with authorities tomorrow. Neither would name the suspended students, citing that the players are minors.
February 13, 2004 - 1:18am
6 years 17 weeks ago
Ohio State hired Darrel Hazell (Muskingum '86) Thursday as wide receivers coach. Hazell, an all-American wide receiver for the Muskies in 1985, coached the past three seasons at Rutgers University, including last season as the team's assistant head coach. Hazell has coached at six other schools and interned for the Oakland Raiders in 1998.
February 13, 2004 - 12:52am
6 years 17 weeks ago
WHIZ has learned Newark native Shane Montgomery is a finalist for the Auburn University offensive coordinator position.

Shane's father, Rusty, tells WHIZ Montgomery interviewed in Auburn Tuesday. Tigers coach Tommy Tuberville has reportedly interviewed five other candidates, including assistant coaches at Indiana, Georgia Tech, and Toledo.

Tuberville reportedly said more interviews may be coming this weekend, but also that a decision may be made in the next 24 to 48 hours...
February 11, 2004 - 4:51pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
The USA Today/NFCA Division III coaches have ranked the Muskingum softball team fourth in their preseason Top 25 poll.

Muskingum trails only: Salisbury, which went 45-8-1 last season and gained two first place votes; Central, which went 31-4-1 in 2003 and actually gained 6 first place votes; and Emory, which went 38-6 last season and received no first place votes.

The Muskies went 42-5 last season, which marked their fourth consecutive year of winning 40-plus games.
February 11, 2004 - 4:24pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
It's perhaps the final green light on Maurice Clarett's long journey.

A federal judge ruled Wednesday against suspending her decision that college underclassman are eligible for the NFL draft.

After U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin made the announcement, Maurice Clarett's lawyer, Alan Milstein, said the Buckeyes sophomore would declare for the NFL draft.

The NFL asked for a stay Tuesday to Scheindlin's decision last week. That ruling declared NFL draft...
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