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June 10, 2016 - 12:01am
1 day 3 hours ago

SUMMER LEAGUE BASEBALL

O.I.C.B.L.

GAME 1: OHIO CLIPPERS 1
JUNIOR PIONEERS 8

GAME 2: OHIO CLIPPERS 0
JUNIOR PIONEERS 1

GREAT LAKES SUMMER COLLEGIATE LEAGUE

LICKING COUNTY 13
RICHMOND 4

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

ST. LOUIS 3
CINCINNATI 2

MLB DRAFT

FIRST ROUND PICKS

1. MICK MONIAK, OF - PHILADELPHIA
2. NICK...

Matt Ryan
June 7, 2016 - 10:31pm
1 day 3 hours ago

 Newark Catholic head baseball coach John Cannizzaro stopped by WHIZ to discuss his team's state championship.  Cannizzaro has won seven state titles as the Green Wave's head coach, including back-to-back championship seasons.  Newark Catholic has also won three state titles in the past four seasons.

Matt Ryan
June 6, 2016 - 11:29pm
1 day 3 hours ago

This year's All-Ohio softball teams were released, featuring five 1st team performers.  Lakewood juniors Courtney Vierstra and Brenna Brownfield, along with Maysville pitcher Madison Riggle, Zanesville pitcher Destinee Brooks, and Tri-Valley infielder Riley Paxson all made this year's first team.  

Division-I
First Team
Destinee Brooks (Zanesville)

Honorable Mention
Jasmira Brown (Zanesville)

Division-II...

Matt Ryan
June 5, 2016 - 11:07pm
1 day 3 hours ago

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — William McGirt won for the first time on the PGA Tour with a playoff victory in the Memorial that earned him an audience with Jack Nicklaus and a spot in the U.S. Open.

McGirt won in his 165th start on the tour. He played bogey-free the final round for a 1-under 71, two-putting from 65 feet to get into a playoff with Jon Curran, who closed with a 70.

They finished at 15-under 273.

McGirt won with a par on the second extra hole at No. 18, getting up...

Matt Ryan
June 5, 2016 - 12:10am
1 day 3 hours ago

 Newark Catholic defeated Triad 5-4 to win their second baseball state title and ninth in school history.  The Green Wave have also won the state championship in three out of the last four years.

Matt Ryan
June 4, 2016 - 11:27pm
1 day 3 hours ago

Lakewood defeated Keystone 7-4 to win the Division-II state championship.  The Lady Lancers allowed one run in the first inning, but exploded for six in the second inning.  Lakewood finishes the year 29-0 and their fourth state title in school history.

Matt Ryan
June 4, 2016 - 11:18pm
1 day 3 hours ago

 Buckeye Trail's Kylie Cutlip won the 100 hurdles and the 300 hurdles, setting a new record with a time 42.08 seconds.  The lady Warriors finished second as a team in Division-III.

In Division-II, Morgan Raider Alyssa Tabler won the pole vault at 11-feet-9-inches to lead the field.

The Granville Lady Aces took home two state titles.  Micaela Degenero won the 1600-meter relay while Natalie Price took home gold in the 400-meter dash.

Other Area All-Ohioans...

June 3, 2016 - 10:46pm
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Area athletes turned in strong showings at the first day of the state track & field championships from Jesse Owens Stadium.

Lakewood's Mat French won the D-II boys shot put, while Buckeye Trail's Kylie Cutlip finished runner-up in D-II girls long jump. Cutlip stole the show on the track, running the best qualifying time in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles with a record-setting showing in the latter. Her teammate, Emily Paden, earned All-Ohio honors in pole vault with a third-place...

June 3, 2016 - 9:37pm
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Newark Catholic baseball rallied to upend Fort Recovery in the D-IV state semifinal for the second straight year and punched a fourth consecutive berth to the championship game. The Green Wave trailed 2-0 early on before taking a 3-2 lead and eventually pulling away from the Indians, 7-3. The Green Wave  advances to play Triad in the state championship game Saturday night at 7. 

In D-II state semifinal softball action, the Lakewood Lady Lancers are returning to the...

June 3, 2016 - 6:34pm
1 day 3 hours ago

VIDEO 1: TV interview

VIDEO 2: extended interview

Former Sheridan football standout Joey Palmer stopped by WHIZ to discuss his verbal commitment to the University of Louisville. The 6-foot-5, 300-pound lineman picked the Cardinals over Cincinnati, Alabama-Birmingham, Memphis, Arkansas State and Deleware State. Palmer currently plays for Butler Community College in Kansas and will be eligible to play for Bobby Petrino's Cardinals in 2017.

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