Lady Muskies split double-dip on Senior Day

by Matthew Herchik on April 21, 2018 at 9:03 pm

NEW CONCORD, Ohio — The Muskingum softball team celebrated Senior Day on Saturday afternoon, and while the celebration didn’t start how they hoped, they ended it on a high note. The Lady Muskies faced the Student Princes of Heidelberg in a double-header Saturday, falling in Game 1 by a final of 6-0. Heidelberg’s Casey Moore went… Continue Reading

4-21-2018 Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

by Matthew Herchik on April 21, 2018 at 8:35 pm

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Game One: Sheridan 16 Amanda-Clearcreek 2 Game Two: Sheridan 7 Amanda-Clearcreek 0 New Lexington 3 Tri-Valley 4 Maysville 11 West Muskingum 1 Heath 4 John Glenn 5 Newcomerstown 1 Rosecrans 11 Zanesville 2 Lancaster 1 HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Sheridan 5 Licking Valley 0 Sheridan 19 Licking Valley 2 Game One: Tri-Valley 8… Continue Reading

Ritz, Hutcheson help lead South All-Stars to win

by Matthew Herchik on April 20, 2018 at 11:51 pm

GRANVILLE, Ohio — The top girls basketball players in the state took the floor at Denison University on Friday night for the North-South All-Star game. In the end, the South edged the North by a final of 95-93. Two area girls represented their respective schools for the final time on Friday night. Cambridge senior Lilly Ritz suited… Continue Reading

4-20-2018 Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

by David Carl Kinder II on April 20, 2018 at 11:18 pm

  HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL John Glenn 8 New Lexington 1 Rosecrans 9 Millersport 1 Tri-Valley 10 West Muskingum 0 Morgan 9 Philo 0 Dover 1 Zanesville 0 COLLEGE BASEBALL Muskingum 14 Wooster 24

Zanesville’s Brooks-Harris shines in North-South game

by David Carl Kinder II on April 20, 2018 at 10:57 pm

  POWELL, Ohio – Zanesville’s Cameron Brooks-Harris played an effective game in the annual North-South All-Star basketball contrest. The soon to be Marshal Thundering Herd came off the bench and hit three first half three-pointers and had a nice dunk on an offensive rebound. He finished with 15 first half points and 17 overall as the… Continue Reading

Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce dies at 87

by David Carl Kinder II on April 20, 2018 at 1:53 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has died at his home in central Ohio. The College Football Hall of Fame member was 87. His four daughters released a statement Friday on the loss of “a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and a respected coach to many.” Bruce followed Woody Hayes… Continue Reading

Browns, Bengals schedules released

by David Carl Kinder II on April 19, 2018 at 10:29 pm

  NEW YORK – The National Football League has released the schedules for the 2018 NFL season. CINCINNATI BENGALS Sept. 9 at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS) Sept. 13 vs. Baltimore Ravens, 8:20 p.m. (NFLN) Sept. 23 at Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m. (CBS) Sept. 30 at Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. (CBS) Oct. 7 vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (CBS) Oct…. Continue Reading

4-18-2018 Baseball/Softball Scoreboard

by David Carl Kinder II on April 18, 2018 at 9:24 pm

  HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL Morgan 7 West Muskingum 1 Sheridan 5 Philo 3 Zanesville 19 New Philadelphia 4 Meadowbrook 10 Coshocton 0 HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL New Philadelphia 16 Zanesville 6 Sheridan 5 Philo 4 COLLEGE BASEBALL Game One:  Muskingum 2 Marietta 1 Game Two: Muskingum 2 Marietta 9 COLLEGE SOFTBALL Game One: Muskingum 4 Baldwin… Continue Reading

Greg Woodard looks back at long career

by David Carl Kinder II on April 18, 2018 at 7:40 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – After a long coaching career that saw him reach the pinicale of high school sports, Greg Woodard is walking away from being a head coach. Woodard announced last week at a school board meeting that he’d be stepping down as John Glenn’s head basketball coach. It’s a career that started when he… Continue Reading

Capitals beat Blue Jackets 3-2 in 2OT, pull to 2-1 in series

by David Carl Kinder II on April 18, 2018 at 12:19 am

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lars Eller scored in the second overtime period and the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 in game 3 on Tuesday night to tighten up the their first-round playoff series. The Capitals won at Nationwide Arena after Columbus won the first two games – both in overtime – in… Continue Reading