Two years ago, head coach Dirk Lincicome started a new era of Philo football. The Electrics rolled off thirteen wins and nearly made it to the playoffs a year ago. The community has rallied around the program's resurgence and the team now has a new, high-tech turf field to call their own.
"Every day we come out here, it's like opening a new present almost," said Lincicome. "Practicing in our own stadium I think gives us an advantage. This is our home and we get to spend...
An all too familiar trend plagued the Zanesville Athletic Football Club again on Friday night. After a missed penalty kick in the first half, and several easy chances in front of the net, ZAFC came up short to Buffalo FC, losing 1-0. Zanesville left the door open and Buffalo took advantage with a goal in the 81st minute, which proved to be the difference maker at the Maysville Athletic Complex.
The loss rounds out the inaugural season for head coach Brenton Dawson and...
Zanesville native Kevin Martin has been through contract negotiations before but for the first time it wasn't to resign with his current team. The former Blue Devil became a free agent Monday and now has a new home according to multiple reports.
Minnesota has agreed to a four year contract with Martin worth between 28 and 30 million dollars. The terms of the deal have not been released officially but Martin would be making close to seven million dollars annually.
The only undefeated and untied team in the National Premier Soccer League’s Midwest Region kept its perfect record intact today (Sunday) following a visit to Zanesville.
Detroit City FC shut out Zanesville Athletic FC 3-0 to run its record to 10-0-0. The win also allowed Detroit City to clinch the Great Lakes Division title. The club is expected to be the top seed in the upcoming Midwest Region playoff tournament.
An All-Star game is suppose to be the best anyone has to offer and the Licking County v. Muskingum Valley game lived up to that. The game was back and forth and went right down to the very end.
Licking County was able to snap a three game losing streak to Muskingum Valley with a 21-14 win that was capped off by Drew McArtor 48 yard touchdown run in the middle of the fourth quarter. That run came on the heels of Justin Wilson's 63 yard catch and run for a touchdown that gave...
The high school football season is almost two months away, but the first game of 2013 will be played this Friday night, with county bragging rights on the line. The annual Muskingum Valley-Licking County All Star game kicks off Friday, allowing graduated seniors one more chance to shine under the lights.
The Muskingum Valley squad wrapped up their final preparations Wednesday night at Sulsberger Stadium. Zanesville Head Coach Chad Grandstaff leads the Muskingum side that will...
Like father, like son. That is the story for the Hilty family and Philo basketball. Today, Danny Hilty was officially hired as the Philo girls basketball coach, a position his father, Dan Hilty, Sr., held less than two decades ago.
The decision came after the Franklin Board of Education approved it earlier this week. Hilty is a 1994 graduate of Philo and has been a Special Education teacher at his alma mater the past seven years. Danny starred as a three sport athlete in...
Coming off their first win of the season, the Zanesville Athletic Football Club returned home looking to capitalize on the victory. Instead they fell victim to the precision play of the visiting Erie Admirals by a final of 3-1.
Erie got off to a fast start just ten minutes into the game scoring the first goal of a rebound put back from Afram Latifi, who would prove to be a thorn in the Zanesville AFC side all night. After that first goal Zanesville had a couple of chances to...
Back in 1963, the Jefferson High School basketball team was the toast of the town. Behind Hall of Fame coach Jack Van Reeth, the Jayhawks rolled off back-to-back state championships. Although they were underdogs going into the state tournament, senior Paul Prince hit a game-winning shot at the buzzer to lift them to their first title in school history.
Saturday night, the Tri-Valley Alumni Association honored the members and coaches of the 1963 and 1964 teams.
Last Sunday, the Newark Catholic baseball team won their seventh OHSAA State Championship in school history. The Green Wave rolled through the postseason, outscoring their opponents 110-8. They capped off their Division IV title with a win over Middletown Springfield, 2-1 in Huntington Park.
Chase Evans sat down with three members of the coaching staff, head coach John Cannizzaro, and assistants Xavier Cook and Ed Clark, to discuss another historic milestone for the program.