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July 11, 2014 - 4:53pm
1 week 3 days ago

The second coming of "The Decision" has been decided. The King is returning to Cleveland. 

In an announcement told exclusively to Sports Illustrated's Lee Jenkins, James writes, "I'm ready to accept the challenge. I'm coming home."

For Cavs fans, this news came as a mixture of shock and euphoria. The four-time MVP is back. He's really going to wear a Wine and Gold jersey again.

For Cavs fans from Zanesville, this news...

July 8, 2014 - 10:54pm
1 week 6 days ago

 Former Zanesville Blue Devil and current Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Kevin Martin has returned to his old stomping grounds to host his 6th annual basketball camp.

"This camp is just one of my favorite weeks of the year because it shows how much involvement the community puts into myself and me into the community," said Martin. "It's a win-win for everybody. It's an unbelievable relationship that we have."

One hundred forty campers packed...

July 7, 2014 - 7:59pm
2 weeks 18 hours ago

Morgan youth football will be hosting a camp featuring former college and NFL players. The camp is set to take place on Saturday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at Kiwanis-Jaycee Community Park in Malta.

The camp is open to children in grades 3-8. Cost to pre-register for the camp is $10. Registration on the day of the camp is $15.

The list of players expected to attend is as follows: Dionte Allen (Florida State/Ohio State), Jimmie Bell (Ohio State), T.J. Downing (Ohio State/NFL...

July 6, 2014 - 8:52pm
2 weeks 1 day ago

Four Cincinnati Reds heard their names called on the initial National League all-star roster. Pitchers Johnny Cueto and Aroldis Chapman, catcher Devin Mesoraco and third baseman Todd Frazier will be heading to Target Field in Minneapolis for the midsummer classic, which takes place on July 15.

Cueto will be making his first all-star appearance in his seventh year in the league. The 28-year-old was a lock selection, as he is currently second in the Major Leagues with a 1.99 ERA. ...

July 2, 2014 - 7:43pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

Today marks the biggest day on the Urban Meyer recruiting trail for the class of 2015. They're calling it 10-star Wednesday. Ohio State has received verbal commitments from two five-star recruits: outside linebacker Justin Hilliard and defensive end Jashon Cornell.

Hilliard is ranked as the number one linebacker in the class of 2015 and 13th overall by ESPN. His list of offers from top-tier schools reads like a grocery list. Alabama, Florida State, Georgia, Louisville, Michigan,...

July 1, 2014 - 11:38pm
2 weeks 6 days ago

Former Maysville standout Chase Phillips tossed a one-hitter and the Senior Pioneers knocked off the visiting Zanesville Patriots, 5-1, at Gant Stadium. The Seniors improved to 9-2 on the season with the win.

June 30, 2014 - 12:21am
3 weeks 1 day ago

 The Zanesville Jets scored 26 unanswered points en route to a 33-6 win over the previously undefeated Mahoning Valley Vipers at the Maysville Athletic Complex. 

The Jets will be back in action on July 13 at the MAC.

June 28, 2014 - 9:02pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

The Junior Pioneers bounced back in a big way after losing the first game of a doubleheader to the Columbus Bruins, winning the second game 12-2 to split the series.

The Pioneers hit the road tomorrow (Sunday) for a twin bill against Phoenix.

June 28, 2014 - 8:51pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

Five first-half turnovers doomed the Zanesville Rivermonsters today at Armco Park, and the Lima Steam (1-4) picked up their first win of the season, 24-0.

The Rivermonsters (0-5) are off next week, and will be back in action the following Saturday at Mid-Ohio. Their final home game is on July 26 versus Lancaster.

June 28, 2014 - 6:32pm
3 weeks 2 days ago

With high school soccer season fast approaching, players got their kicks in today in Zanesville.

The Maysville Athletic Complex played host to a 7-v-7 soccer tournament today with Rosecrans, Licking County Christian and a pair of Panther teams taking part.

Some teams traveled farther than others. Big Walnut brought two teams down to south town, while Carrollton and Logan were also included in the day-long tourney.

Don't look now, but high school soccer is less than two...

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