Buckeyes stay at no. 9 in playoff poll

by David Carl Kinder II on November 22, 2017 at 12:05 am

  Miami has moved up to no. 2 behind Alabama in the college football playoff rankings, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four. Wisconsin and Auburn remained next up behind the top four in a week when the top half of the selection committee’s rankings were mostly unchanged. Georgia, Notre… Continue Reading

Blue Devil boys eager for basketball season to tip off

by David Carl Kinder II on November 21, 2017 at 11:51 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – There seems to be a consensus this year for the goals of the Zanesville boys basketball team. It’s a veteran Blue Devil team that will return five seniors this year. The rest of the varsity roster is made up of four juniors and a sophomore. Cobe Curry is one of two junior… Continue Reading

Tri-Valley’s Crowley signs to golf with Ohio Dominican

by David Carl Kinder II on November 21, 2017 at 6:23 pm

  DRESDEN, Ohio – A Tri-Valley athlete will be living out his dream of golfing at the college level. Tri-Valley senior Dalton Crowley signed his letter today to compete on the golf team at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus. The Panthers compete on the Division II level. Crowley said that ODU just seemed like the right… Continue Reading

John Glenn preps for first state semi-final game since 1980

by David Carl Kinder II on November 20, 2017 at 11:22 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – The John Glenn football team is going through their paces for their first final four game since Jimmy Carter was in office. And their opponent this week runs an offensive that resembles a time when FDR was in office. The Little Muskies will take on powerhouse Clinton-Massie this Friday with a… Continue Reading

Scotties preparing for rematch with St. Vincent-St. Mary

by David Carl Kinder II on November 20, 2017 at 8:34 pm

  DRESDEN, Ohio – When Tri-Valley opened up the season with a home loss to Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary few people thought the Scotties would see the Irish again that year. However, as luck would have it, the two Division III powerhouses will do just that. They’ll play one another on Friday with a trip to… Continue Reading

Dalton’s 3 TDs lead Bengals past Broncos 20-17

by Matthew Herchik on November 20, 2017 at 12:52 am

DENVER (AP) — Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes in the Cincinnati Bengals’ 20-17 win over the Broncos on Sunday, their first win in Denver since 1975 when franchise founder Paul Brown was their head coach. That snapped the Bengals’ 10-game losing streak in Denver and sent the Broncos (3-7) to their sixth straight loss,… Continue Reading

Tate scores 24 for Ohio State in 80-55 win over Northeastern

by Matthew Herchik on November 19, 2017 at 7:17 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jae’Sean Tate made all 10 of his shots from the floor and had a career-high 24 points to lead Ohio State to a 80-55 win against Northeastern on Sunday. Tate was also 4 for 6 from the free-throw line. Keita Bates-Diop added 19 points for the Buckeyes (4-0), who lead 53-19… Continue Reading

Jags ride defense to 19-7 win over Browns, move into first

by Matthew Herchik on November 19, 2017 at 6:57 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Blake Bortles threw a touchdown pass and Jacksonville linebacker Telvin Smith recovered a fumble for a TD with 1:14 remaining on Sunday as the Jaguars won their fourth straight, 19-7 over the winless Browns and moved into sole possession of first place in the AFC South. Jacksonville’s top-ranked defense forced five turnovers… Continue Reading

Lady Muskies drop second straight to start season

by Matthew Herchik on November 18, 2017 at 9:25 pm

NEW CONCORD, Ohio —  The Muskingum lady’s hoops team surrendered a 10-point halftime lead, falling to Oberlin on Saturday afternoon by a final of 61-57. The Lady Muskies lead by as many as 14 points in the first half, after going on an 11-0 run that put them ahead 25-11. They held a halftime advantage… Continue Reading

State final four locations announced

by David Carl Kinder II on November 18, 2017 at 8:59 pm

  Two MVL football teams have made it to the state final four and we now know where they’ll be playing those games. The Tri-Valley Scotties will take Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary at Perry Stadium in Massillon. TV will have to travel 76 miles for the game. The Irish will be driving 25 miles. Kickoff… Continue Reading