No. 8 Ohio State routs Illinois, looks ahead to Michigan

by David Carl Kinder II on November 18, 2017 at 8:39 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 8 Ohio State scored on its first six possessions — including J.T. Barrett’s 100th career touchdown pass — as the Buckeyes routed Illinois 52-14 on Saturday and clinched the Big Ten East title. Barrett, playing in his last game at Ohio Stadium, threw for two touchdowns and ran for… Continue Reading

Tri-Valley and John Glenn heading to state final four

by David Carl Kinder II on November 17, 2017 at 11:50 pm

  Both John Glenn and Tri-Valley were victorious Friday night to advance to the football state final four. In DIII the Scotties were in Newark to take on two-time defending state champion Bishop Hartley. The Hawks scored first to go up 6-0. However, thanks to two rushing touchdowns from quarterback Andrew Newsom, Tri-Valley edged out… Continue Reading

Blue Jackets sign star winger Cam Atkinson for 7 more years

by Matthew Herchik on November 17, 2017 at 5:18 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed All-Star winger Cam Atkinson to a seven-year contract extension worth $41.1 million. The deal announced by Friday secured the 28-year-old Atkinson, the team’s top scorer the past two seasons, through 2024-25. He’ll make $5.8 million a year. The sixth-round draft pick in 2008 has been… Continue Reading

Zanesville’s Staunton heading to West Liberty on full ride

by David Carl Kinder II on November 16, 2017 at 7:12 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Tasia Staunton will join a long list of Zanesville basketball players to play college basketball on scholarship. Staunton signed Thursday afternoon to play hoops at DII West Liberty University in West Virginia. The 5’10” senior will be attending on a full ride scholarship. Staunton said there were many reasons why she decided to… Continue Reading

Philo riding momentum into regional championship game

by David Carl Kinder II on November 16, 2017 at 6:18 pm

  DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio – It’s always difficult to beat the same team twice in a year, but if Philo wants to advance to the state final four for the first time in school history, that’s exactly what they have to do. This Friday the Electrics will take on MVL foe John Glenn. It’s a rematch… Continue Reading

Indians ace Corey Kluber easily wins 2nd AL Cy Young Award

by Matthew Herchik on November 16, 2017 at 5:12 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians has easily won his second American League Cy Young Award. Kluber got 28 of the 30 first-place votes in balloting by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The honor was announced Wednesday on MLB Network. Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox finished second… Continue Reading

Muskingum women bow to Kenyon in season opener

by David Carl Kinder II on November 15, 2017 at 9:34 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – The Lady Muskie basketball team didn’t get off the start that they hoped to.   Despite outscoring Kenyon in the second half, Lady Muskies dropped their season opener Wednesday night at home to the Ladies 66-55. Muskie junior Dana Parkman paced all scorers with 20 points. Up next for Muskingum is… Continue Reading

Little Muskies ready for rematch with Philo

by David Carl Kinder II on November 15, 2017 at 5:28 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Week four of the high school football season was only nine weeks ago, but it might as well be last season. It was in week four that a 3-0 John Glenn team went down to Duncan Falls and was handed their first loss of the season, getting beat by Philo 28-17…. Continue Reading

John Glenn’s Zumbro races her way to Ball State

by David Carl Kinder II on November 15, 2017 at 4:34 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – John Glenn’s Karlie Zumbro knew that she wanted to compete in track and field at the college level ever since she took up the sport in the seventh grade. Now those dreams are coming true. The highly decorated runner signed Wednesday afternoon to compete at the Division I level. She’ll… Continue Reading

Bucks up to no. 9 in College Football Playoff Poll

by David Carl Kinder II on November 14, 2017 at 11:22 pm

  (AP) Alabama is the new no. 1 in the college football playoff rankings, with Clemson up to no. 2 and Miami and Oklahoma joining the top four for the first time. Wisconsin was fifth and Auburn was up to sixth in the rankings released Tuesday. The Crimson Tide had been second behind Georgia in… Continue Reading