High School Girls Basketball ------------------------ Zanesville (1-0) 71 Fairfield Union (1-2) 50
Returning three starters from an 18-4 team a year ago, Zanesville starts the new season in dominating fashion.
Alicia Myers scores a game-high 19 points to go with eight rebounds to lead the Blue Devils. Senior Abbey Winland adds 17 points and eight rebounds in the winning effort. Maddie McGarvey totals eight points....
Newark Catholic and Ridgewood both advanced to the playoffs this season thanks to some great defense. It's only fitting that the Associated Press recognizes the two team's top defensive players with the top defensive honor.
In Division VI, Newark Catholic senior Zach McPhearson may have got a lot of credit for his offensive output as a star running back, but its his defense that made him the complete player. McPhearson is named the Co-Defensive Player of the Year in D-6. ...
Girls High School Basketball ---------------------------- Sheridan (2-0) 44 West Muskingum (0-1) 34
It wasn't pretty, but Sheridan escapes the brand new Ankrum Memorial Gym with a key MVL victory over West Muskingum.
The Generals lead 19-17 at the half and pull away late in the 4th quarter. Sheridan junior Molly Brink scores a game-high 16 points, while Sophomore post Amanda Dobbins paces the Tornadoes with 10 points.
Tuesday night the Associated Press names the Division III and IV all-Ohio Football teams and plenty of local athletes receive the top recognition in the state.
In Division III, Cambridge junior running back Stephen Ford is not only a first team all-Ohio selection, but he's chosen as the D-III Co-Offensive Player of the Year. Ford rushed for a school record 1,941 yards and 32 touchdowns in guiding the Bobcats to a 9-1 record, a co-ECOL championship and a second straight playoff...