Stories tagged with: gant municipal stadium

July 21, 2014 - 11:53pm
5 weeks 6 days ago

Nate Van Meter tossed 8 2/3 innings of two-hit baseball and Chase Phillips closed the door in the 9th as the Zanesville Senior Pioneers captured their second consecutive Central Ohio League title with a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Braves.

The Seniors scored two runs on wild pitches in the 4th and added two more late in the contest. Van Meter was solid on the hill, throwing 6 2/3 innings of no-hit baseball.

O.I.C.B.A. Playoffs

Columbus...

August 4, 2010 - 9:31pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

One man has donated much of his time to providing kids with opportunities to play baseball, and now the community is honoring him.

Bob Wolfe has been a staple at the Gant Park Municipal Stadium. He started his work there in 1952 and has done a little bit of everything from umpiring to organizing leagues for kids.

"I've been involved with a lot of things with the Old Timers and I have truthfully, honestly given my life to and for kids, and baseball, and to keep this place...

October 26, 2009 - 9:59pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

City Council also is moving to table an ordinance on improvements to Gant Municipal Stadium.

Councilman David Tarbert says the ordinance had been amended previously and the newest amendment tonight was suggesting that the city not proceed until receiving notice if grant money would be given to the city for the project.

"They said tonight that that could possibly-if there is funding available through the city-that could hurt our chances of receiving grant money, and while it...

October 13, 2009 - 7:41pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

An issue allowing for new stadium field lighting at Gant Municipal Stadium is tabled at city council this evening.

The ordinance, which would allow $185,000 to be awarded for the lighting upgrade was tabled because of the possibility of stimulus funding for the project.

Mayor Howard Zwelling says he will find out Oct. 23 whether or not they will receive the money.

The ordinance will be tabled until the next meeting, Oct. 26. Council will then vote on the ordinance.

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