The AP released their High School All-Southeastern District Football honors yesterday. In Division III, Athens QB Joey Burrow was named to the All-District First team as well as Offensive Player of the Year. Also in Division III, Athens WR’s Skylar Schwarzel and Tyler McIntosh as well as RB Trae Williams were named First Team offense and John Keifer and Tanner Wood of Athens were named First Team defense. Athens’ Ryan Luerhman and Alex Tritipo were honorable mentions. In Division Five, Nelsonville-York lineman Isaac Andrews, QB Joe Young, RB Clint Handa and Alexander’s Gage Miller were tabbed for the All-District First team offense and the Buckeyes’ Austin McCullough and Federal Hocking’s Delbert Crum were placed on the first team defense. Finally, in Division 6, Trimble coach Phil Faires was named District Coach of the year, QB Konner Standley was named first team offense and Offensive Player of the Year and Jacob Koons was named Defensive Player of the year. The Tomcats also placed Austin Downs, Jon Stevens and Brett Downs on the All-District first team offense as well as Casey Degarmore and Koons on the first team defense. Athens takes on Thurgood Marshall in the regional finals on Saturday night. The game can be heard on Power 105 and 970 WATH with pregame at 6:45 and tipoff at 7.
Ohio women’s basketball opened their season with a win last night, 63-56 over Cleveland State. The Lady Bobcats led by just one at the half, but went on a 29-15 run over the last half of the game to clinch a win. Ohio’s defense was stellar, forcing 24 turnovers on the night. The Cats were led in scoring by Shavon Robinson with 15 points. Ohio heads to Minnesota on Saturday at 1.
Ohio football returns to action tonight as they travel to Muncie, Indiana to do battle with Ball State. The game can be heard on Power 105 with pregame coverage starting at 6:30 with the Bobcat Insider and kickoff at 8.
The Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Brooklyn Nets last night, 114-101. The game was close after one, but the Nets would outscore Cleveland, 35-12 in the second, a deficit the Cavs could not come back from. Cleveland was led by Anderson Varejao with 35 points and 18 rebounds and Kyrie Irving with 34 points and 8 assists. The Cavs host Dallas on Saturday night at 7:30.
Elsewhere in the NBA, Toronto edged Indiana, 74-72. New York toppled Orlando, 99-89 and Charlotte handled Washington, 92-76.
In College basketball’s Top 25 last night, #21 Michigan State clipped #7 Kansas, 67-64. #23 UConn handled Vermont, 67-49. #24 Cincinnati blasted Mississippi Valley State, 102-60. #5 Michigan toppled Cleveland State, 77-47. #9 Duke upset #3 Kentucky, 75-68 and #14 Missouri bested Alcorn State, 91-54.
The Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays agreed to a blockbuster deal yesterday, with Miami sending Jose Reyes and Josh Johnson to Toronto. The Marlins would also send Mark Buehrle, John Buck and Emilio Bonifacio to Toronto. In exchange, the Blue Jays will deal shortstop Yunel Escobar and two top prospects along with what could be more to the Marlins. Reyes and Buehrle both signed long-term contracts last offseason.
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