Stories tagged with: Ohio State

May 30, 2014 - 6:17pm
12 weeks 5 days ago

A pep rally was held at Starlight School to celebrate nine special Olympic athletes who will be going to states this June.

To make this happen, area masons donated $600 to help fund their big trip to Columbus where they will compete at the Ohio State University.

" All that money basically helps to fund state events and it costs $140 per athlete and per person. So we have coaches going also as well as volunteers and so nobody pays a thing so we have to fund all that stuff...

March 28, 2014 - 5:50pm
21 weeks 5 days ago

Health officials are monitoring a central Ohio mumps outbreak that has spread to outlying counties and local health experts are urging people to get their MMR vaccinations.

Nearly 90  cases of mumps have been reported in Ohio, areas affected include Franklin, Licking, Fairfield, Hamilton and Union counties. The Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department says in order for vaccines to be effective mass amounts of people must receive them.

" That's why we encourage...

March 20, 2014 - 6:41pm
22 weeks 6 days ago

The 2nd round of the NCAA March Madness Tournament  took place on Thursday. Basketball fans from around the area met at The Barn to watch their favorite teams play.

Many people came out to see Ohio State play Dayton, while enjoying their lunch break with fellow fans. Locals predicted a win for Ohio State.

"We are excited that the Ohio State Buckeyes are in the tournament today. My wife and both my daughters are alumni from the Ohio State University so we are big...

December 5, 2013 - 6:48pm
37 weeks 6 days ago

One thing Ohio State has done consistently well this season is run the football. Carlos Hyde and Braxton Miller lead an offense that's been unstoppable at times. But if there's a team that can stop them, it would be Michigan State. The Spartans are equally tough at stopping the run, leading the nation in rushing defense. Needless to say, something's gotta give this weekend in the Big Ten Championship Game. 

One thing is for sure, the Buckeyes will be ready for...

November 2, 2013 - 5:15pm
42 weeks 4 days ago

The Muskingum County Ohio State Alumni Association met at The Barn for a special" Beat the Boilers" football game watch party  on Saturday.

More than 100 buckeye fans met at the bar to cheer on their favorite team, eat lunch and participate in a special buckeye raffle.

"We have a lot of OSU spirit items and things for your car like license plate holders, flags and things like that," said Alumni President, Terry Kopchak. We also have OSU...

October 11, 2013 - 5:13pm
45 weeks 4 days ago

The ultimate Ohio State football fan visited Sterling Transitional Suites in Zanesville on Friday, and he brought a lot of Buckeye pride with him.

The Buck I Guy has visited  the transitional and rehabilitation center for the past ten years, and he says he enjoys tailgating with the residents.

"It's unbelievable being right here at Sterling Suites in Zanesville. It's so good to come down meet the folks, meet the fans of the Ohio State University, and I am...

April 8, 2013 - 9:11am
1 year 20 weeks ago

The Ohio State University says it plans to beef up campus security after an online threat. Campus Police says they have information regarding a potential shooting or another act of violence Monday at the school’s Columbus Campus. Police says they’re taking the threat seriously.

October 13, 2012 - 11:40pm
1 year 45 weeks ago

We know how the Buckeye football team did on the field tonight in Bloomington, but six hours away in Zanesville, some former Buckeyes came out to Buffalo Wild Wings to share their stories and greet some fans.

Former Buckeyes James Cotton, Courtland Boulard, and Maurice Clarett were on hand to sign autographs for fans and raise some money for charity.

There was a silent auction on many autographed items and even a raffle for Michigan tickets. Cotton says it's a chance for...

September 1, 2012 - 7:11pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

Buckeye fans showed their support as college football kicks off.

Saturday was Ohio State's home opener against Miami of Ohio and fans were excited to have college football back and see what new coach Urban Meyer has to offer this season.

"I'm looking forward to a great year under Urban Meyer's first year, hoping it's going to be exciting. We've been waiting a long time for this and here it is, and we're ready to go," said Tom Ferraro.

Although the Buckeyes are...

July 7, 2012 - 7:32pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

Urban Meyer has yet to set foot in Ohio Stadium when it will actually mean something, and depending on who you talk to, he won't even do that this fall. The tarnished program that Meyer inherited will not be going to a bowl game this year, while this offseason, the program under the microscope has done very little to stay out of trouble.

The latest offender hits Southeast Ohio a little too close to home. 

As the blog Eleven Warriors first reported last night, Buckeye senior...

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