WHIZ-TV will have a special one-on-one interview with Zanesville native and Colorado Rockies Outfielder Jay Payton. It airs Wednesday, July 30th at 6 p.m. WHIZ's Adam Kuperstein talks to the former Zanesville Blue Devil about his career night against the Reds and much, much more.
This marks the second time this season WHIZ-TV will feature an exclusive interview with the most widely recognized Zanesville athlete. Payton didn't remember the last time WHIZ-TV caught him for an...
Long shot Ben Curtis (500-1 odds) won his first Major Championship, beating some of golf's best in the process. Curtis shot a 69 Sunday to finish the 132nd British Open as the only player in red figures. The Columbus, Ohio native's 1-under par total was one stroke better than Thomas Bjorn and Vijay Singh, two ahead of Tiger Woods and Davis Love III. Curtis was playing in his first major championship. The PGA Tour rookie is believed to be the first player to win a major in his debut since...
South 24 North 17 -Ernie Wheelright (Minnesota): Caught 3 TD's including game-winner in the 3rd quarter. Named MVP of All-Star Classic -Brady Quinn (Notre Dame): Offensive MVP for the South -New Lexington's Drew Cannon: 2 carries, 2 yards -Zanesville's Jordan Lear: 27 yard FG, 3 extra points
Two Cincinnati players were suspended three games each for their roles in bench-clearing brawl with Philadelphia on June 13th. Adam Dunn and Sean Casey each received the suspensions Friday. Neither has appealed yet. Dunn's suspension began Friday Casey's is scheduled to begin Tuesday. The Phillies' Jose Silva and Larry Bowa received six-game and one-game suspensions respectively. All four of those players were fined, in addition to the Phillies' Jose Mesa and Todd Pratt.
Lee Himmeger passes away at age 69... coached basketball for 33 years (2 at Zanesville)... won 2 state titles with Defiance Ayersville ('57, '61)... also coached baseball, track, tennis, golf... funeral services will be held on Saturday
New Lexington Athletic Director Dan Adams tells WHIZ that Drew Cannon has decided he will play baseball at the University of Dayton. The two-time MVL Football player of the year chose baseball over football and will be a preferred walk-on with the Flyers.
The Lady Muskies will host the NCAA Division III Regional Tournament starting Friday.
Top-seeded Muskingum has a first round bye and will face the winner of Wittenberg and Cabrini on Friday at 3:00. If Muskingum wins that game, it will play the winner of (2) Alma and (3) Bethany. The Lady Bison are the only team to beat the Lady Muskies at home this season.