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November 20, 2014 - 1:20am
14 weeks 6 days ago

In years past, Zanesville softball wasn't necessarily known for sending athletes to the next level.

Times have changed.

For the second consecutive year, a talented middle infielder from Carrie Bunting's Lady Devils has signed with a Division II school.

Morgan Smith inked a letter of intent to play for Salem International on Wednesday. SIU is located about two hours away from Zanesville in Salem, W.Va.

"I always wanted to have whatever high school I go to have a...

November 20, 2014 - 1:03am
14 weeks 6 days ago

Muskingum men's basketball lost to Oberlin, 71-55, in the Muskies' home opener. Sophomore Joshua Keyes notched his first career double-double for Muskingum with 11 points and 10 rebounds. The Muskies host Kenyon at on Sunday.

November 19, 2014 - 12:29am
15 weeks 18 hours ago

Amir Williams, Sam Thompson and Marc Loving all scored in double figures and Shannon Scott dished out 14 assists as #20 Ohio State (2-0) downed Marquette (1-1), 74-63. The Bucks are next in action on Sunday against Sacred Heart.

November 18, 2014 - 8:44pm
14 weeks 15 hours ago

When Muskingum women's basketball hosts Mount St. Joseph Wednesday night, the message behind the game may be more important than the final score.

The game is being called the "Play for 22" game, in honor of Mount St. Joseph freshman forward Lauren Hill, who is battling an inoperable form of brain cancer called Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG).

Hill's fight against cancer drew national attention when she took to the court against Hiram at Xavier's Cintas...

November 18, 2014 - 8:06pm
15 weeks 19 hours ago

Maysville point guard Brooke Smith inked a letter of intent to Ashland University today, joining a Lady Eagles squad that captured the Division II National Championship just two seasons ago.

"They're a close-knit family and I knew I wanted to be a part of something like that," Smith said of Ashland, comparing the team camaraderie to that of the Lady Panthers. "The coaches care; the teammates care."

Smith helped lead Maysville to a 26-1 record and a spot in the...

November 18, 2014 - 7:12pm
15 weeks 19 hours ago

Tri-Valley senior wrestler Kade Kowalski won't venture far to pursue his collegiate wrestling career. The first state champion in school history and second in MVL history signed with the Ohio Bobcats on Tuesday at Tri-Valley High School.

Kowalski captured the 145-pound state championship with a 6-2 decision over Trey Grine of Fremont Ross in March. He is currently ranked 17th in the nation according to Flo Wrestling and 18th in the nation according to InterMat in the 152-pound weight...

November 16, 2014 - 11:02pm
15 weeks 2 days ago

Chris Sparks signs on to play baseball at Youngstown State.


November 15, 2014 - 11:43pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

 Saul Phillips win in his Ohio Bobcats debut. Ryan Taylor with 21 points in his first game with Ohio.

November 15, 2014 - 11:39pm
15 weeks 3 days ago

The Trimble Tomcats used some late magic to escape past the Caldwell Redskins 14-10 Saturday night in New Lexington. 

November 15, 2014 - 5:39pm
15 weeks 4 days ago

Division 3, Region 9

#4 Athens 41, #1 Tri-Valley 20

#7 St. Francis DeSales 24, #3 Jackson 14

Division 4, Region 13

#1 Beechcroft 35, #5 Maysville 0

#3 Steubenville 21, #2 Marion-Franklin 14

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