Lakewood’s new turf field and stadium takes shape

by David Carl Kinder II on June 27, 2017 at 6:58 pm

HEBRON, Ohio – Lakewood High School joins the growing list of schools saying goodbye to the grass athletic field. Construction is wrapping up on the Licking County school’s brand new stadium equipped with a new turf field and eight-lane track. Calhoun Memorial Field will serve as the home of the Lancers’ football, soccer, and track teams. Athletic… Continue Reading

Mini Muskie football needs more players to sign up

by David Carl Kinder II on June 26, 2017 at 5:14 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – The Mini Muskie Football team needs more players to sign up for the upcoming football season. They are looking for players who are in first and second grade. The final sign up is tomorrow from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. at the the Zemba Building at 100 S. Moose Eye Road, Norwich…. Continue Reading

Cambridge YMCA team prepares for gymnastics nationals

by David Carl Kinder II on June 25, 2017 at 9:55 pm

  CAMBRIDGE, Ohio – The Cambridge YMCA gymnastics team is getting ready to compete on the national stage. This week 12 of their athletes will travel down to Savannah, GA for the national competition. The Guernsey County athletes will compete in the vault, bars, beam, and floor against thousands of athletes from over 500 different YMCA’s from… Continue Reading

Zanesville Jets fall at home to Ohio Crush

by David Carl Kinder II on June 24, 2017 at 10:54 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Zanesville Jets fell at home Saturday to the Ohio Crush 48-24. The Jets trailed 21-0 at halftime and started to rally in the third quarter. Back-to-back long touchdown passes from Tyler Ransom to Nicko Shellow made the game 21-12 at one point. However, the Crush pulled away down the stretch to… Continue Reading

Licking County holds off Muskingum Valley in rainy game

by David Carl Kinder II on June 23, 2017 at 11:49 pm

  DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio – For the first time in three years Licking County beat Muskingum Valley in the annual Licking County-Muskingum Valley All-Star Football Game. Both teams had to play in a steady rain all game long at Sam Hatfield Stadium. At half time both teams we’re tied at seven. But Licking County would… Continue Reading

Soccer camp helps break in Muskingum’s second turf field

by David Carl Kinder II on June 22, 2017 at 10:00 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Muskingum University’s second turf field is just about complete and soccer camps are helping to christen the new field. The new facility on the north end of campus is a rarity for NCAA Division III schools. It will be used as the home field for the school’s lacrosse and soccer… Continue Reading

Rosters set for Licking County-Muskingum Valley All-Star Game

by David Carl Kinder II on June 20, 2017 at 6:59 pm

  DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio – Both team’s rosters are set for the 35th Licking County-Muskingum Valley All-Star game. The two-time defending champion Muskingum Valley team will have a 32-player roster with players from 11 different area high schools. They’ll be coached by Philo’s Dirk Lincicome. The Licking County team’s roster will be slightly smaller. They have… Continue Reading

Blue Jackets preseason schedule released

by David Carl Kinder II on June 19, 2017 at 11:10 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Blue Jackets are coming off their best season in team history and we now know the next time we can see them skate. The Jackets will play a total of eight preseason games. Four at Nationwide Arena and four on the road. The regular season schedule will be released… Continue Reading

Construction starts on Rosecrans’ first football stadium

by David Carl Kinder II on June 17, 2017 at 9:19 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – For the first time in the long history of Bishop Rosecrans High School they will get to have a true home field. This week construction started behind the high school on the their first ever on-site football stadium. Previously the Bishops football team rented out Zanesville High School’s Sulzberger Stadium on… Continue Reading

Muskingum Valley All-Star team loaded with local talent

by David Carl Kinder II on June 16, 2017 at 5:12 pm

  DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio – After taking Philo to their first MVL title in over 20 years, Dirk Lincicome is now ready for the challenge of coaching in his first Licking County-Muskingum Valley All Star Game. Players from 11 high schools in Muskingum, Morgan, and Perry County will try to win the All-Star contest for… Continue Reading