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.
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.
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.
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...
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.