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July 26, 2014 - 11:05pm
31 weeks 3 days ago

It was a moment that 12-year-old Skye Bryan of Nashport will never forget.

"I was excited and I jumped into my mom's hands when she woke me up at 3 o'clock in the morning," he said.

Brandee Bryan had just learned that her son would be playing center field for the Great Lakes team at the United States Specialty Sports Association All American Games.

"I started screaming and ran down the hall and knocked the pictures off the walls, and the kids came out of...

July 26, 2014 - 11:01pm
31 weeks 3 days ago

Softball Scores

North American All Sanctioned World Series

Zanesville Roadrunners 18, Upper Arlington Bears 0

Zanesville Roadrunners 12, Wizards Nemesis 5

-Roadrunners advance to semifinals

Baseball Scores

Babe Ruth Regional Playoffs

13 y/o: Mattoon 12, Guernsey Valley 0

-GV eliminated

14 y/o: ...

July 25, 2014 - 10:35pm
31 weeks 4 days ago


U-8 North American World Series (Columbus)

Zanesville Roadrunners 16, Indiana Explosion 10

Zanesville Roadrunners 7, Indiana Force 5

-Roadrunners are 2-0 in group play


14 y/o Babe Ruth Regional Tournament (Kentucky)

Guernsey Valley 14, Harrison County 3

15 y/o Babe Ruth Regional Tournament (Wisconsin)

Zanesville 12,...

July 22, 2014 - 9:52pm
32 weeks 5 hours ago

Columbus Bruins 7 Junior Pioneers 5

The Juniors fell behind early, 3-0, before adding a pair of runs in the 7th on the strength of three straight doubles.

Columbus responded with four more runs before the Juniors started chipping away in the bottom of 9th. The Juniors cut the deficit to three with the bases loaded and nobody out, but a double play took the tying run off the basepaths. 

The Pioneers' next home game is slated for July 31 against the Jets...

July 21, 2014 - 10:53pm
32 weeks 1 day 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


July 19, 2014 - 10:39pm
32 weeks 3 days ago

Numerous former Buckeye football players converged on Malta, Ohio to help run a football camp for local kids. Participants in the one-day event were in grades 3 through 8. A cheer camp was also held at the same time. 

July 16, 2014 - 5:30pm
32 weeks 6 days ago

Zanesville Senior Classic:

Overall (36 Hole Stroke Play Championship)-Final Results


1. Jim Spargrove: 77-65=142 (Spargrove Shot -7 on the back nine)
2. Don Denman: 73-74=147
3. Steve Baldwin: 70-80=150
4. Norm Ogilvie: 70-81=151
5. Rick Macklin: 75-76=151


Class "A" (75+)

Winner Gross: Al Christopher- 156
Runner-Up Gross: Bob Cole- 159
Winner Net: Karl Justus- 138
Runner-Up Net: Lew Smith- 139...

July 15, 2014 - 8:58pm
33 weeks 6 hours ago

The Zanesville Nationals appeared poised to make a run to the U-14 Babe Ruth title game, leading Warren 3-1 in the 5th inning of the semifinal game at Gant Stadium.

Warren had other plans.

The visitors knotted things up in the 6th and added three runs in the 9th inning to knock off the Nats, 6-3.

Warren will face Guernsey County tomorrow for the state championship. 

July 15, 2014 - 5:05pm
33 weeks 10 hours ago

The Zanesville Nationals tallied four runs in the third inning and survived a late rally by the Americans to win, 6-5, at Gant Memorial Stadium.

Trey White tossed a complete game for the winning side.

The Nats move on to face Warren tonight at 7 p.m. The winner will advance to the U-14 state championship against Guernsey Valley.


July 14, 2014 - 6:07pm
33 weeks 1 day ago

Muskingum University is bringing back a former Muskie to coach the men's soccer team.

Chris Limle, a 2009 graduate of Muskingum, arrives in New Concord after serving as head coach at Thiel College (Pa.) for one season.

Prior to coaching the Tomcats, Limle was a graduate assistant at D-II Concord University (W. Va.) and an assistant coach at Muskingum.

During his playing days for the Muskies, Limle helped lead Muskingum to its first OAC tournament appearance.


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