Wildcats Fall to Cavaliers

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The Newark Wildcats played a rare Sunday game as the girls basketball season is just over a week old.

Newark fell to Purcell Marian 57-34. The Wildcats were down just nine points going into the half, but a strong third quarter saw the Cavaliers pull away for the win.

Newark was taking part in the Journey to the Tourney tournament at Sycamore High School.

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Nichole Hannahs
ichole is WHIZ’s Reporter/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.