Muskingum Valley athletes dominate district track and field

by David Carl Kinder II on May 20, 2017 at 9:10 pm

2017 OHSAA TRACK AND FIELD REGIONAL QUALIFIERS DIVISION I TRI-VALLEY– CADEN SAUERBREY (1600 M, 3200 M), EARL SCHNEIDER (POLE VAULT), AUDREY SPIKER (400 M), MEGHAN ANDERSON (200 M DASH), RACHEL MCMILLEN (HIGH JUMP), EMMY JORDAN (LONG JUMP) ZANESVILLE– ROBERT BRUCE (POLE VAULT), ARDALE BRANDON (DISCUS THROW), GIRLS 4X100 M, MADELINE RUSSELL (DISCUS), MADELINE RUSSELL (SHOT… Continue Reading

Hunter Hardy headlines All-MVL baseball team

by David Carl Kinder II on May 19, 2017 at 6:52 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Now that all the Muskingum Valley League team are out of the post season it’s time to take a look at this year’s all MVL team. Sheridan’s Hunter Hardy was named the league’s MVP. Hardy batted .488 this year and lead the Generals with 38 RBI. The junior right-hander was also… Continue Reading

Jeff Butler hired as West M head basketball coach

by David Carl Kinder II on May 19, 2017 at 5:58 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – West Muskingum High School athletic director Aaron Bates has announced that Jeff Butler has been hired as the Tornadoes’ new head boys basketball coach. Butler is already very familiar with the basketball program at West M. He is currently a teacher for West Muskingum Local Schools and was the Tornadoes’ head boys… Continue Reading

Lady Panthers capture fourth straight district title

by David Carl Kinder II on May 18, 2017 at 11:52 pm

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio – The Maysville Lady Panthers defeated Dover 7-2 to win their fourth straight district championship. The Lady Panthers scored five runs in the first couple of innings, including a big home run from sophomore Rylie Miller. Maysville will face Carrollton next Wednesday at Pickerington Central High School. HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD BASEBALL EAST KNOX… Continue Reading

Sheridan softball comes up short in district title game

by David Carl Kinder II on May 17, 2017 at 10:52 pm

  ATHENS, Ohio – The Lady Generals scored four runs in the first two innings to take a 4-0 lead but came up short against Warren in the district title game at Ohio University. Fifth seeded Warren shut out Sheridan from the third through the sixth inning and capitalized on several General errors to take… Continue Reading

Seth Martin selected as Zanesville girls basketball head coach

by David Carl Kinder II on May 16, 2017 at 11:14 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Per the Zanesville City Schools twitter account, former Blue Devils great Seth Martin has been hired as the next head coach of the ZHS girls basketball team. Martin was a 1997 graduate of Zanesville High School, where he played on the ’95 state championship team. Martin ranks second in ZHS scoring… Continue Reading

Maysville softball heading to district title game

by David Carl Kinder II on May 16, 2017 at 9:14 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – In a back and forth game the Panthers upset the MVL champions to advance to the district title game. Maysville took the final lead in the seventh to beat Tri-Valley 9-8. The Panthers will move on to the district title game. They will take on fifteenth seeded Dover on Thursday… Continue Reading

INTERVIEW: Larry Shank on Muskingum’s new turf facility

by David Carl Kinder II on May 16, 2017 at 4:00 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – McConagha Stadium is a pretty busy place at Muskingum University. In addition to being the home of Muskingum’s football team, the school’s women’s and men’s soccer and lacrosse programs play there. As does the John Glenn High School football team. Athletic Director Larry Shank says that can cause some scheduling headaches…. Continue Reading

JaQuan Lyle no longer on Ohio State basketball team

by David Carl Kinder II on May 14, 2017 at 12:17 am

  EVANSVILLE, IN – Ohio State basketball player JaQuan Lyle was arrested on three charges and apparently told officials at OSU that he was quitting the team over a month ago. Lyle was in his hometown of Evansville, Indiana when he was arrested at 2 a.m. Saturday morning. Police reports say Lyle was intoxicated when… Continue Reading