Ohio State hoops releases non-conference schedule

by Matthew Herchik on June 19, 2018 at 7:02 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Buckeyes basketball team released their non-conference schedule for the 2018-2019 season on Tuesday. The Buckeyes will hold an exhibition game on Nov. 1, but will officially begin their season on Nov. 7 in Cincinnati vs. the intrastate rival Bearcats. The Buckeyes will play 12 non-conference games, four of which will… Continue Reading

Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

by Matthew Herchik on June 17, 2018 at 11:47 pm

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka has the game to win a U.S. Open on any course. One year after Koepka overpowered the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a S.S. Open remembered for low scoring, he navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock Hills and closed with a 2-under 68 to become… Continue Reading

Licking County All-Stars hope to make it 2 in a row

by David Carl Kinder II on June 15, 2018 at 5:24 pm

  NEWARK, Ohio – The Licking County All-Stars are hoping to win their second in a row in the annual Licking County-Muskingum Valley All-Star Game. The Licking All-Stars beat the Muskingum team last year in the rain 17-7. Now they’re hoping to make it two in a row and narrow the all-time record which stands in… Continue Reading

Blue Jackets release 2018 preseason schedule

by Matthew Herchik on June 15, 2018 at 4:31 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — On Friday the Columbus Blue Jackets announced an 8-game preseason schedule which includes four home games at Nationwide Arena. Below is a list of games.   2018 Preseason Schedule 09/17: vs. Buffalo Sabres, 7 p.m. 09/18: vs. Chicago Blackhawks, 7 p.m. 09/21: @ St. Louis Blues, 8 p.m. 09/22: @ Pittsburgh Penguins, 3… Continue Reading

Muskingum Valley All-Stars loaded with talent

by David Carl Kinder II on June 14, 2018 at 3:52 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The 36th annual Licking County-Muskinguum Valley All-Star Game is just around the corner and both teams are ready to represent their high schools one final time. The Muskingum Valley team is made up from talent from the Muskingum Valley League schools plus Zanesville and Rosecrans. They’re loaded with talent and looking for… Continue Reading

Justify wins Belmont to become 13th Triple Crown champ

by Matthew Herchik on June 9, 2018 at 11:44 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Justify led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 1 3/4 lengths and become horse racing’s 13th Triple Crown champion and second in four years. The Chestnut colt is the second undefeated colt to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont, improving to 6-0 in a racing career that… Continue Reading

Dub dynasty: Warriors sweep Cavs for second straight title

by Matthew Herchik on June 8, 2018 at 11:59 am

CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 20 and a triple-double and the Golden State Warriors stamped themselves a dynasty after winning their second straight NBA title and third in four years Friday night, 108-85 over the Cleveland Cavaliers to complete a sweep and perhaps drive LeBron James from his home… Continue Reading

Deadline approaching for ZDGA Amateur Tournament

by David Carl Kinder II on June 7, 2018 at 2:58 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The deadline to enter the 41st annual Zanesville District Golf Association Amateur tournament is just under two weeks away. The 54-hole tournament will be held on June 23, 24, and 30 at Vista, EagleSticks, and the Zanesville Country Club. The tournament is open to any golfer with a handicap of 10 or… Continue Reading

Durant has 43, Warriors take 3-0 NBA Finals lead over Cavs

by David Carl Kinder II on June 7, 2018 at 12:08 am

  CLEVELAND (AP) – Kevin Durant scored 43 points, draining a long 3-pointer for emphasis in the final minute, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-102 in game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night to move within a victory of a sweep and their third title in four years. Durant… Continue Reading

OSHAA votes to bring back Saturday playoff football

by David Carl Kinder II on June 6, 2018 at 3:37 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – After a one year period of having all football playoff games on Friday, the OHSAA has voted to return to playing playoff games on Friday and Saturday. During the 2017 season all seven divisions played their playoff games exclusivity on Friday nights, up until the state championships. At their board meeting the… Continue Reading