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Rosecrans edged by Grandview Heights 34-32

by Matthew Herchik on January 23, 2018 at 12:10 am

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The Rosecrans Lady Bishops were edged by Grandview Heights on Monday night by a final of 34-32. The Lady Bishops took a 31-30 lead late in the game thanks to a steal on the defensive end by Claire Creeks, which she turned into two quick points at the other end. Creeks finished with… Continue Reading

Lady Dawgs shut down John Glenn 54-27

by Matthew Herchik on January 22, 2018 at 11:55 pm

NEW CONCORD, Ohio — The Lady Scotties jumped out to a 17-0 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in Tri-Valley’s 54-27 over John Glenn on Monday night. The Lady Little Muskies failed to score a single point in the first eight minutes of the game thanks to a smothering Tri-Valley defense, while the… Continue Reading

High school basketball player of the week – Lilly Ritz

by Matthew Herchik on January 22, 2018 at 10:39 pm

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio — Cambridge’s Lilly Ritz has been voted the WHIZ-TV high school basketball player of the week. Ritz did it all in the Bobcats 52-24 win over Meadowbrook last week; she scored 24 points, recorded 17 rebounds, and also tallied 7 steals in the victory. Ritz also became the schools all-time leading scorer, racking up 1,277 throughout her… Continue Reading

Ohio State up to 13th in latest AP Poll

by Matthew Herchik on January 22, 2018 at 9:11 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Buckeyes have moved up nine spots in the AP Poll after jumping from no. 22 to no. 13 in the latest rankings released on Monday. Ohio State is coming off a week in which they defeated Northwestern 71-65 in Evanston, followed by a victory over Minnesota at Madison Square Garden… Continue Reading

Ice Jams starting to melt

by Karysa Kent on January 22, 2018 at 6:05 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The ice jams in the Muskingum river are starting to melt, and the water is beginning to rise. Executive Director Of Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency, Jeff Jadwin has been monitoring the river along with other agencies for over two weeks now. Jadwin explained due to the warm temperatures the ice jams… Continue Reading

Zanesville City Schools purchases a new facility

by Karysa Kent on January 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Zanesville City Schools are expanding their campus across Blue Avenue. The Zanesville City School Board of Education recently approved the purchase of the Beth Abraham Synagogue located at 1740 Blue Avenue. Superintendent Dr. Doug Baker said the synagogue board asked the Zanesville City Schools if they’d be interested in purchasing the… Continue Reading

Little known emergency feature on iPhones

by Rodneya Ross on January 22, 2018 at 5:47 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- It’s not unusual to come across a post on social media telling you different things your phone is capable of, but sometimes determining whether the tip is fact or fiction can be a pain.  A post circulating on Facebook claims you can easily use your iPhone to reach your local police department by pressing the… Continue Reading

Muskingum County Dog Wardens update Commissioners on new building plans

by Rodneya Ross on January 22, 2018 at 5:45 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The Muskingum County Dog Warden and Adoption Center was back in front of the County Commissioners to discuss the plans for their new building. The Dog Wardens were joined by the architect over the project Pat Kelly who went over the current proposed blueprint with the Commissioners. The Commissioners said the cost for… Continue Reading

Associates remember former Zanesville Mayor Howard Zwelling

by Rodneya Ross on January 22, 2018 at 5:01 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- A former Zanesville Mayor known for his dedication and service to the community has passed away. Howard “Butch” Zwelling served as Mayor of Zanesville from 2005 to 2012. He also served as a Municipal Court Judge and a Common Pleas Court Judge. Zwelling was well liked among his colleagues. Former Mayor Don Mason… Continue Reading

Zanesville District Golf Association gears up for annual Golf Show

by Rodneya Ross on January 22, 2018 at 4:51 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Golf enthusiasts are waiting for the weather to warm up so they can hit the course, but a big golf show will help tie them over in the meantime.  The Zanesville District Golf Association will be hosting their annual Golf Show. The show will feature door prizes, ball fitting and club fitting, and… Continue Reading