Lady Panthers win opening tourney game; New Lex’s season comes to an end

by David Carl Kinder II on February 22, 2017 at 10:33 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Maysville Lady Panthers had no problem with their opening tournament opponent, taking down East Liverpool 78-14. The win advances the fourth seeded Lady Panthers to a game Saturday with Meadowbrook, who is the 21st seed. Macie Jarrett paced the team with 18 points. Meanwhile at Logan High School, the New… Continue Reading

Lady Wildcats win 100-9

by Matt Ryan on February 22, 2017 at 12:08 am

NEWARK, Ohio – The Newark Lady Wildcats defeated Hamilton Township 100-9 for their second win of the tournament. The Lady Wildcats will face either Dublin Jerome and St. Francis De Sales. Fink’s Full Court Press Boys Basketball Crooksville 58 Minford 69 Maysville 73 Cambridge 77 Girls Basketball Hamilton Township 9 Newark 100 Mount Vernon 31… Continue Reading

Muskies win opening OAC tournament game

by David Carl Kinder II on February 21, 2017 at 10:50 pm

  UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio – In dramatic fashion, the Muskingum Muskies pulled the upset and took down the higher seeded Blue Streaks of John Carroll in the opening round of the Ohio Athletic Conference tournament. Trailing 69-68 with three second to play, Marcus Dempsey caught the inbound pass and hit a three pointer to give… Continue Reading

Associated Press high school boys basketball poll

by Matt Ryan on February 20, 2017 at 6:46 pm

The top ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: DIVISION I 1, CIN. MOELLER (24) 22-0 249 2, PICKERINGTON CENT. 20-2 177 3, NEWARK 21-1 173 4, MASSILLON JACKSON (1) 18-2 164 5, TOL. ST…. Continue Reading

Generals capture MVL wrestling title

by Matt Ryan on February 18, 2017 at 11:49 pm

DRESDEN, Ohio – The Sheridan Generals are this year’s MVL wrestling champions. The Generals finished the tournament with a score of 205 points, while the New Lexington Panthers finished in second place with a score of 184.5. 2017 MVL Wrestling Championship 106 – Blake Sheppard, New Lexington 113 – Justice Freeman, New Lexington 120 –… Continue Reading

Zanesville and Newark win in opening tourney game

by David Carl Kinder II on February 18, 2017 at 10:30 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Both the Zanesville Lady Blue Devils and Newark Lady Wildcats won at their respective home gyms in their opening OHSAA tournament game. The ECOL Scarlet Division champions were the 13th seed in the tournament and took down the 30th seed Cruisers of Groveport Madison 38-27. Karisa Weekley was the top scorer… Continue Reading

Muskingum grad Darrell Hazell hired as NFL coach

by David Carl Kinder II on February 18, 2017 at 3:46 pm

  MINNEAPOLIS – Muskingum University graduate Darrell Hazell has been hired to coach in the NFL. Hazell has been hired as the wide receiver coach for the Minnesota Vikings, his first job in the NFL. Hazell had been the head coach at Purdue from 2013-’16, but was fired just six games into the 2016 season…. Continue Reading

Fink’s Full Court Press Ep. 21

by Matt Ryan on February 17, 2017 at 11:56 pm

The Tri-Valley Dawgs won their first MVL title since 2013 after beating Maysville 60-57 at the Panther Pound.  The John Glenn Muskies fell to Morgan, while the Sheridan Generals defeated West Muskingum 60-44.  The Rosecrans Bishops won their 11th straight game with a win over Claymont.  Those highlights and more on Fink’s Full Court Press…. Continue Reading

Murphy signs with Marietta

by Matt Ryan on February 17, 2017 at 2:26 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Zanesville senior soccer standout Allison Murphy signed with Marietta College Friday afternoon.  

Week 12 Coach’s Corner: Adam Copeland – Morgan

by David Carl Kinder II on February 16, 2017 at 10:32 pm

  Morgan head coach Adam Copeland talks with David Kinder to preview this week’s MVL Game of the Week. Listen Friday as Sheridan plays Tri-Valley at 7:30. David Kinder and Bill Crane have the call.