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July 1, 2014 - 11:38pm
4 weeks 2 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
4 weeks 4 days 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
4 weeks 5 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
4 weeks 5 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
4 weeks 5 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...

June 28, 2014 - 12:06am
4 weeks 6 days ago

The first two drives of the game looked anything but like an All Star game but after Travis Baldwin ripped off a 68 yard run for the game's first score in what proved to be the opening of the flood gates. For the second consecutive year the Licking County squad won against Muskingum Valley 36-20.

Muskingum Valley never lead in the game and were never tied again. Jerrod Lyon added a 24 yard field goal at the beginning of the second quarter to make it 9-0. That is when Thomas Wibbeler...

June 24, 2014 - 10:56pm
5 weeks 2 days ago

Muskingum County Gearing up for All-Star Game

In all-star games there is no sure way to predict what is going to happen. A group of players on the field together for the first time, it will be a test of will and skill.

Muskingum County head coach Chad Grandstaff and his squad are in the final stages of preparing for Friday night's game at White Field. The Muskingum County team lost a season ago and this year's group of seniors are looking to avenge that loss....

June 24, 2014 - 9:58pm
5 weeks 2 days ago

John Glenn track star Haley Gregory stopped by the WHIZ studios to discuss her senior season and her future as an Ashland Eagle.

June 23, 2014 - 8:23pm
5 weeks 3 days ago

 Zanesville's Morgan Smith and Ashonda Underwood teamed up with John Glenn's Mackenzie Prater to represent the East District in the 2014 Ohio Underclass Fastpitch Tournament at Pickerington High School Central.

The East team was hoping to rebound with a win against the Northwest after falling, 6-2, to the Southeast, but came up short. The Northwest scored six runs in the first inning en route to a 9-4 victory.

Kierstyn Czuchran of Buckeye Local provided a bright spot for the...

June 21, 2014 - 10:32pm
5 weeks 5 days ago

Dave Anderson punched home a pair of touchdowns, Jorge Meeker returned a fumble for a score and the Zanesville Jets disassembled the Ohio Gladiators, 30-14, to improve to 3-1.

The Gladiators took a 6-0 lead in the 2nd quarter only to see the home team pile on 30 unanswered points.

Steven Johnson forced intentional grounding in the end zone to give Zanesville two points by way of a safety. On the ensuing Jets possession, quarterback Tyler Ransom connected with receiver Nikko...

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