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May 6, 2006 - 12:24am
7 years 6 weeks ago
It's not everyday a first year player can earn a starting spot on the nationally ranked softball team at Muskingum College.

Sophomore third baseman Heather Fields isn't your average player though. The Bradford, Ohio native played her freshman season at Division II Clarion University on scholarship, before transferring to D-III Muskingum this season.

Why did she leave? Simple, she wanted to win. Last year the Golden Eagles won only six games, where as the Muskies went to...
May 6, 2006 - 12:06am
7 years 6 weeks ago
High School Softball Scores
#10 John Glenn 9
Tri-Valley 1

For the second straight season John Glenn rolls through the MVL schedule a perfect 16-0. Over the past four years, the Lady Muskies have posted an remarkable 58-4 record.

Four seniors are on the team; centerfielder Kelsey Tom, third baseman Katie Ball, shortstop Taylor Campbell and second baseman Jenna Gebhart.

Against Tri-Valley, junior Logan Hursey...
May 5, 2006 - 9:16pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Muskingum 8
Otterbein 5

The Muskies fell behind early in their Ohio Athletic Conference tournament opener to Otterbein, until their bats woke up in the fourth. With the Cardinals leading 2-1, Heather Fields and Randi Dance hit back-to-back homeruns to give Muskingum a 3-2 lead. In the bottom of the fifth inning the Muskies struck again when Kari Hoying went deep to give the Muskies a 5-2 lead. From there the Muskies got three more runs in the bottom of the sixth to extend...
May 5, 2006 - 7:14pm
7 years 6 weeks ago
Playing in the NBA has earned Zanesville native Kevin Martin some rights that most people don't have.

Having his own trading card is one of them. Oh, but he doesn't have just one, ther are plenty out there varying in brand, pose and value.

And with the breakout year K-mart is having with the Kings, value and demand of these cardboard cutouts are at a premium or at least getting there.

But who has the biggest collection?

Click on the "watch video"...
May 5, 2006 - 12:08am
7 years 6 weeks ago
H.S. Baseball Scores
D-II Sectional at Gant Municipal Stadium

#8 John Glenn 4
Philo 0

John Glenn coach Brad Barclay was worried Aaron Bates would be a little tired heading into Thursday night.

No need to worry coach. The Junior goes the distance for the first time this season, strikes out 6, walks three and allows ZERO hits. It was his first career no-hitter.

At the dish, Brock Whiteman paces the Muskies,...
May 4, 2006 - 1:12am
7 years 6 weeks ago
Playing three sports in high school, Caleb McFerren never had to concentrate on any one in particular. He excelled at football, basketball and baseball. However, at the next level he will turn his focus solely to the gridiron...and academics of course.

Wednesday afternoon at the Zanesville High School football lockerroom, McFerren signed his national letter of intent to play football next season at Division II Wayne State.

McFerren chose the Detroit based school over a...
May 4, 2006 - 12:40am
7 years 6 weeks ago
High School Softball Scores
#10 John Glenn 10 F/6
Tri-Valley 0

Reigning District Champion John Glenn opens the tournament trail on the right foot. The two-time MVL champion Muskies pound Tri-Valley in advancing into a Sectional final.

Logan Hursey improves to 20-2 as does her team, tossing a complete game effort with seven strikeouts. The junior limits Tri-Valley to only three hits.

Offensively, Hursey...
May 3, 2006 - 12:53am
7 years 6 weeks ago
It's been a long two years for former Meadowbrook head coach Dan Weekley, but Tuesday night the wait came to an end.

After serving as a volunteer assistant the past two seasons with area coaching icons, Weekley lands the boy's head basketball job at Newcomerstown High School. The 32-year old signs his supplemental contract at Newcomerstown's school board meeting Tuesday night.

After three seasons at Meadowbrook and a 28-36 record with the Colts, the school decided not to...
May 3, 2006 - 12:28am
7 years 6 weeks ago
High School Baseball Scores
Zanesville 13
Sheridan 6

In Thornville, Zanesville's Tyler Kaido blasts a pair of home runs and drives in six runs, as the Blue Devils take down Sheridan.

At the plate Kaido goes 4-5, and Cody Updegrave chips in four hits and two RBI. Senior Brad Geddes ropes a triple and single in the win with two RBI. Sophomore Adam Young rips three singles.

Alex Cultice picks up the mound win in a...
May 2, 2006 - 12:58am
7 years 6 weeks ago
High School Baseball Scores
Tri-Valley 7
Claymont 4

In a Division II Sectional Tournament game, Tri-Valley's Jake Kight snaps a 4-4 tie in the 7th inning with a two-run double, as the Dawgs top the Mustangs.

Sophomore Logan Lewis pitches a complete game in the win for Tri-Valley, allowing six hits and striking out seven. At the plate Cody Carnes collects four singles and drives in a run.

Tri-Valley plays top seed Dover...
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