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Newark Lady Wildcats ranked number one for first time

by David Carl Kinder II on January 19, 2017 at 11:50 pm

  NEWARK, Ohio – The Newark Lady Wildcat basketball team is ranked number one in the AP division one poll for the first time in school history. They’ve won their 14 games this year by an average margin of 27 points per game. Head coach JR Shumate and senior Olivia Fox talk about this year’s… Continue Reading

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OHSAA football championships moving back to Canton

by David Carl Kinder II on January 19, 2017 at 10:09 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – After a three-year run of games being played at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, the OHSAA football state championship games are moving back to Canton. At Thursday’s meeting the Board of Directors approved the move for all seven games to return to Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton in 2017… Continue Reading

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New pitch count rules for OHSAA

by David Carl Kinder II on January 19, 2017 at 9:32 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Thursday the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors approved new pitch count regulations for high school baseball. Last year the National Federation of State High School Associations ruled that all states must add a pitch count limit instead a regulation system based on innings. It was up to each… Continue Reading

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Lady Devils and Fighting Muskies earn conference wins

by Matt Ryan on January 19, 2017 at 12:59 am

The Zanesville Lady Devils and the Muskingum University women’s basketball team picked up big conference wins Wednesday night.  The Lady Devils defeated Rosecrans 41-35 to remain unbeaten in ECOL play, while the Fighting Muskies beat Mount Union 88-83. Local High School Scoreboard High School Girls Basketball Zanesville 41 Rosecrans 35 Meadowbrook 34 River View 66… Continue Reading

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Panthers prevail against rival Sheridan

by Matt Ryan on January 19, 2017 at 12:46 am

NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio – The New Lexington Panther wrestling team edged Sheridan 37-33 Wednesday night at The Jungle. John Mautz recorded the final pin to give the Panthers the victory.

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Fink’s Full Court Press Ep. 12

by Matt Ryan on January 18, 2017 at 12:41 am

The Meadowbrook Colts edged Zanesville out at Winland Gymnasium, while the Bishops fall at the buzzer to Dover.  Those highlights and more on Fink’s Full Court Press. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SCORES BOYS BASKETBALL MEADOWBROOK 59 ZANESVILLE 51 ROSECRANS 41 DOVER 42 COSHOCTON 30 NEW PHILADELPHIA 47 ATHENS 62 NEW LEXINGTON 71 GRANVILLE 53 WATKINS MEMORIAL… Continue Reading

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Associated Press girls state basketball poll

by Matt Ryan on January 17, 2017 at 6:13 pm

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1. NEWARK (12) 14-0 190 2. MASON (6) 11-1 179 3. W. CHESTER LAKOTA W. (2) 13-1 171 4. TOL…. Continue Reading

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Ohio State spring game date announced

by David Carl Kinder II on January 17, 2017 at 4:33 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Buckeye fans who can’t wait for football to start back up only have to hang in there for about four more months. Tuesday it was announced the Ohio State’s annual spring game will be April 15 at Ohio Stadium. Spring drills will start for Urban Meyer’s team on March 7 at… Continue Reading

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Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll

by Matt Ryan on January 16, 2017 at 6:53 pm

The top ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record and total points: DIVISION I 1, CIN. MOELLER (25) 13-0 250 2, NEWARK 13-0 193 3, PICKERINGTON CENT. 11-1 164 4, LORAIN 8-1 120 5, TOL. ST. FRANCIS 10-1 114 6, UPPER ARLINGTON 11-1… Continue Reading

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Justin Thomas wins Sony Open in record fashion

by David Carl Kinder II on January 15, 2017 at 11:13 pm

  HONOLULU – An incredible four-day stretch for Justin Thomas culminated Sunday with him breaking a 15-year-old PGA record and winning the Sony Open. The 23-year-old Thomas shot a 65 on his final round to finish with a seven-stroke lead over Justin Rose and an overall score of 253. That broke the 72-hole PGA record… Continue Reading