Stories tagged with: West Muskingum High School

December 18, 2013 - 7:39pm
17 weeks 2 days ago

In October of this year, the community came together to help out a local school win an online competition to help offset the costs for student athletes to participate in sports. Wednesday was the check presentation and the school made a surprising decision.

"Every year, former Ohio State University and NFL superstar, Chris Spielman, provides a 10 thousand dollar check for the school who gets the most votes in an online competition known as the High School Team Challenge. The money...

November 5, 2013 - 4:23pm
23 weeks 3 days ago

There is some exciting news out of West Muskingum High School Tuesday evening.

Last Tuesday, WHIZ spoke with two students regarding a competition called "The Chris Spielman High School Team Challenge". The school was apart of the online contest, in the hopes to win money for the pay to play sports program.

Tuesday, after three rounds of stiff competition and 7 weeks of hard work by the community, it was confirmed by West Muskingum's Athletic Director, Daryl Satterfield...

October 29, 2013 - 7:11pm
24 weeks 3 days ago

West Muskingum High School needs your help to win several thousand dollars for its sports program.

The school is participating in the Chris Spielman High School Team Challenge and have made it to the final round. If they win, they will receive 10 thousand dollars for their pay to play sports programs. At the local school, there are 17 sports and activities that hundreds of students participate in and they have to pay for all expenditures.

“Basically, it just helps our...

August 21, 2013 - 10:28pm
34 weeks 2 days ago

When you have just two wins in the last three seasons, there is a lot to prove. The West Muskingum football team will try to prove themselves this upcoming season. After going winless a year ago, head coach Jeremy Ketcham returns eight upperclassmen and is determined to change the culture of Tornado football.

The team has been hard at work this week in preparation for their final preseason scrimmage Friday against Bishop Rosecrans. That game is set to be played at 7:30 pm at...

August 17, 2013 - 11:41pm
34 weeks 6 days ago

You only get one chance to make a good first impression, and both the Zanesville and West Muskingum boys were trying to do that Saturday afternoon. The two soccer teams squared off in Crew Stadium in Columbus for their opener, and the Blue Devils came away winners.

After a bit of a slow start for both teams, seniors Noah Vincent and Zach Scott put in first half goals to give Zanesville a 2-0 lead at the half. Both sides regrouped and seemed to play much more controlled soccer in the...

August 16, 2013 - 6:06pm
35 weeks 17 hours ago

It's not every day that you get to play in a professional stadium. But two local soccer teams will do just that Saturday afternoon. Both the Zanesville and West Muskingum boys will kick off their seasons against each other at Crew Stadium.

Both teams were hard at work Friday in preparation for the showdown in Columbus. West Muskingum comes into this season with high expectations, after going 9-7-2, in their playoff run a year ago. Head coach Ryan Barks returns six...

November 3, 2012 - 1:24pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

The West Muskingum High School dance team held a holiday fundraiser Saturday to help with expenses.

The bazaar used to be an annual tradition for the "Twisters" dance team, but was lost in the process of coaching changes. Now, for the 2nd year in a row, the tradition has been restored, and a holiday bazaar was held at West Muskingum High School. The event aims to ease the costs for those who participate. Since programs at West M are pay-to-play, the extra money raised can be...

June 12, 2012 - 4:29pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

One local teacher will be recognized by the President of the United States later this month.

Tami Fitzgerald, a science teacher at West Muskingum High School for the past thirty years has been selected to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in science. After being nominated by Principal Ray Peyton, Fitzgerald had her work cut out for her.

"I had to video tape me teaching a class, I had to submit lesson plans, student work samples, had to do discussion, pick a major...

November 5, 2011 - 1:11pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

A lost tradition began once again through the efforts of the West Muskingum High School "Twisters" Dance Team.

The Holiday Fall Bazaar was once an annual fundraiser for the dance team. This year Dance Coaches Amanda Reynolds and Alison Salyers restored the event in hopes of making the financial strain more manageable for the team.

"West Muskingum does pay-to-play now so a lot of it is so they can come into the season and be able to participate," said Reynolds...

January 15, 2010 - 11:35am
4 years 13 weeks ago

Students from West Muskingum High School learn a lesson in government straight from Washington, DC.

18th District Congressman Zack Space talked to students Friday morning about the importance of the upcoming census, educational funding and the political process.

"I think it's an important educational experience for them and it's important for me too," said 18th Congressional District Congressman Zack Space. "It helps me keep in touch with where their coming from...

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