12-3-16 OHIO STATE VS. FDU.00_00_51_44.Still001

Loving & Williams help Buckeyes survive Fairleigh Dickinson

by Patrick Chiesa on December 3, 2016 at 10:42 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Marc Loving scored a game-high 18 points and Kam Williams pitched in 17 points with a trio of three pointers as Ohio State (7-1) survived Fairleigh Dickinson (2-5) in a sloppy showing on Saturday, 70-62. The Buckeye led their Northeast Conference foe by just one point at the half, 33-32, before finding… Continue Reading

12-3-16 BLUE JACKETS.00_00_43_18.Still001

Muskies shoot past Blue Streaks in OAC opener

by Patrick Chiesa on December 3, 2016 at 10:31 pm

NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Jarrell Marsh and Tri-Valley grad Marcus Dempsey each scored 22 points as Muskingum (5-0, 1-0) upended defending OAC champ John Carroll (1-4, 0-1) at the Anne C. Steele Center on Saturday, 99-95. The win catapulted the Muskies to their first 5-0 start since the 1972-73 season. Devon Peart scored 19 points… Continue Reading

12-3-16 BLUE JACKETS.00_02_40_25.Still002

Lady Dawgs, Lady Devils earn first league wins

by Patrick Chiesa on December 3, 2016 at 10:19 pm

The Tri-Valley Lady Dawgs edged defending MVL champ Maysville, 50-46, at the Dawg House, and the Zanesville Lady Devils rallied in the second half to upend Marietta, 43-35, at Winland Gymnasium. Both the Lady Dawgs and Lady Devils earned their first wins on the season and their first wins in league play. HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL… Continue Reading

ohio

No. 13 WMU hold on, beats Ohio 29-23 in MAC title game

by Patrick Chiesa on December 3, 2016 at 12:26 am

DETROIT (AP) — Robert Spillane intercepted a pass with 51 seconds remaining, and No. 13 Western Michigan remained undefeated, holding off Ohio 29-23 on Friday night to win its first Mid-American Conference title since 1988. The Broncos (13-0, No. 17 CFP) led 23-7 at halftime, but Ohio rallied and had the ball in WMU territory… Continue Reading

Capture0010.00_00_09_22.Still001

Full Court Press Ep. 1

by Patrick Chiesa on December 3, 2016 at 12:03 am

Here’s a look at the first full slate of boys basketball games for the 2016-17 season. FINK’S FULL COURT PRESS SCOREBOARD BOYS GAMES LANCASTER 58 ZANESVILLE 48 CAMBRIDGE 60 JOHN GLENN 43 PHILO 68 MEADOWBROOK 86 TRI-VALLEY 26 NEWARK 69 CROOKSVILLE 41 MARIETTA 93 WEST MUSKINGUM 40 LIBERTY UNION 23 GRANVILLE 40 FRANKLIN HEIGHTS 39… Continue Reading

travis1

Johnston named D-VII Defensive Player of the Year

by Patrick Chiesa on December 2, 2016 at 12:56 am

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Rosecrans linebacker Travis Johnston was honored for his outstanding season on the gridiron by winning D-VII Defensive Player of the Year. VIDEO 1: On-air story VIDEO 2: Johnston interview The senior captain tallied 135 total tackles, forced seven fumbles and caught three interceptions. On offense, he rumbled his way to more than 1,400… Continue Reading

rosecrans1

Lady Bishops & Lady Electrics win close matchups

by Patrick Chiesa on December 2, 2016 at 12:51 am

Riley Hagy scored 33 points– including 25 in the first half– to lift Rosecrans over West Muskingum, 59-54. Destiny Hutcheson netted a three-pointer with 10 seconds left in overtime to help Philo sink New Lex, 51-50. Hutcheson finished with 24 points. In the opening night for boys action, Licking Valley downed Utica, 47-35. HIGH SCHOOL… Continue Reading

fcp logo

AP 2016 All-Ohio D-VII

by Patrick Chiesa on December 1, 2016 at 4:43 pm

COLUMBUS, OHIO (AP) — THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 2016 DIVISION VII ALL-OHIO FOOTBALL TEAM: DIVISION VII FIRST TEAM OFFENSE ENDS/WIDE RECEIVERS–DEONTE WADE, COLUMBUS AFRICENTRIC. 6-1, 170, SO.; BEAU BEAMER, TUSCARAWAS CENTRAL CATHOLIC, 5-10, 150, SR.; JACOB HARDY, GLOUSTER TRIMBLE, 6-2, 190, SR.; CHASE SUMNER, ADA, 5-9, 143, JR. LINEMAN–QUINTON WOODSON-LEVY, CANAL WINCHESTER HARVEST PREP, 6-0, 240,… Continue Reading

jg2

Lady Muskies edge Tri-Valley; Lady Devils fall to Coffman

by Patrick Chiesa on December 1, 2016 at 12:16 am

John Glenn earned a home win over Tri-Valley Wednesday night, while the Zanesville Lady Devils fell to Dublin Coffman in a rematch from the D-I district tournament. GIRLS BASKETBALL SCOREBOARD DUBLIN COFFMAN 71 ZANESVILLE 54 TRI-VALLEY 34 JOHN GLENN 38 SHERIDAN 57 MAYSVILLE 40 MORGAN 57 CROOKSVILLE 25 CAMBRIDGE 32 CARROLLTON 35 NEW LEX VS…. Continue Reading

muskingum2

Muskies rout Yeomen to remain unbeaten

by Patrick Chiesa on December 1, 2016 at 12:10 am

NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Jarrell Marsh scored a game-high 22 points to help Muskingum rout Oberlin, 87-73, and improve to 4-0 on the season. The Muskies are off to their best start since the 2006-07 season with John Carroll coming to town on Saturday. Licking Valley grad Rickey Wilson scored 16 and Tri-Valley grad Marcus… Continue Reading