Stories tagged with: Zanesville High School

July 10, 2010 - 6:35pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

A Zanesville coaching legend celebrates his 90th birthday.

Former Zanesville High School coach and teacher Don Stahl was surrounded by family, friends, and former players today.

"Well I tell ya, it's a feeling you just don't get very often. And I'll never forget this. It's, I was just so surprised when I drove in here," says Coach Don Stahl.

Coach Stahl began his coaching career in 1945 and finished in 1972. In 27 years he never had a losing season...

July 3, 2010 - 9:54pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is calling a fire at the old Zanesville High School suspicious.

It happened around 8:15 p.m.

Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Thomas says his crew could see the flames from Interstate 70.

"When we came, we found a pile of debris that the demolition crew had taken out of the building. It appears someone had set it on fire up against the part of the building here, " says Thomas.

Thomas says it was a decent size fire that had flames...

July 1, 2010 - 5:16pm
4 years 8 weeks ago


This is the last weekend for Zanesville High School.


Starting Monday they will start tearing down the music and gym wing of the school. Zanesville City Schools' Darrell Lear says some will be sad to see it go.


"Some of them are going to be sad because they are going to see a building coming down thats been here all their lives if they live in Zanesville and have went to school there as well as myself," Lear said.


Lear said during the...

June 10, 2010 - 5:15pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

The big rain and thunderstorm last Friday left some problems behind for Zanesville High School's football stadium.


Due to the construction on the new high school, there is a significant amount of loose dirt, and when mixed with heavy rain, the runoff flowed into the stadium causing many problems.

"Unfortunately, we had about five inches of rain in about an hour or two last Friday and the runoff from our new construction from the hillside, the barriers were not able to...

May 24, 2010 - 5:23pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

If you are hoping to get some memorabilia from Zanesville High School, you're going to have to wait a little longer.

The auction that was supposed to be held at the high school on June 5 is being pushed back to June 26.

Construction Liason, Darrell Lear explains, "Change in [the] auction date at the high school, we moved it back to the 26th because we want to make sure that everything is in line."

The new date will allow more time to get everything in order for...

May 21, 2010 - 5:37pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

Tomorrow marks a big day for Zanesville City High School.

The school is preparing for the big open house. During the event, the school will showcase each class that has graduated from the school during it's more than 50 years.

"This afternoon we've been setting up the auditorium and the gym for the festivities that begin at noon tomorrow," said Wayne Carpenter of the school. "We're getting the tables organized with each class' number on them so when people start...

May 12, 2010 - 4:42pm
4 years 15 weeks ago

Area residents will have the opportunity to take a little piece of Zanesville history to remember their former high school.

In just a few weeks Zanesville High School will auction off pieces of the school for locals to keep for themselves.

"We will be auctioning off anything and everything that's not attached and some of the things that are attached to the old Zanesville High School. It's a good way of saying goodbye to old ZHS."

You'll be able to bid on...

May 7, 2010 - 5:49pm
4 years 16 weeks ago

Zanesville high school has the mystery of the missing time capsule sovled, but another one remains a secret--at least for now.

For more than fifty years the Zanesville High School time capsule has been buried near the school, but no one seemed to know where.

"There was a lot of talk about where it was," said ZHS Principal Mark Ulbrich. "There was a lot of talk that it was right here in front under the flag pole."

But that wasn't quite the case...

April 28, 2010 - 5:31pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

Generations of students are coming together to honor Zanesville High School before it is demolished this summer.

The "Final Farewell" event will be held May 22nd from noon to six p.m.

56-graduating classes have walked these halls and each one will be represented.

"All the classes have gotten together and provided memorabilia, photos albums, pictures, photos, programs, old uniforms, even shoes, and class rings, " says event committee chairman, Wayne...

April 7, 2010 - 5:09pm
4 years 20 weeks ago


Deciding what you want to do with the rest of your life is difficult, especially for high school students.

So to help make the decision easier, business and college representatives will meet with high school students for the first M.I.N.D. Your Own Business Fair.

"This fair is to bring together the community, we have a lot of community representatives here today to show that the community is behind our students and it is about career, jobs and college," says...

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