Muskies and Colts win first tournament games

by David Carl Kinder II on February 24, 2017 at 10:49 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Both the John Glenn Little Muskies and Meadowbrook Colts opened tournament play on Friday and rolled to victories to advance to the next round. The defending state champions Little Muskie won at home against MVL foe Philo 56-41. Justin Heacock had 18 points in the win. The Muskies advance to… Continue Reading

Gibson signs to play soccer with Marietta

by David Carl Kinder II on February 24, 2017 at 10:11 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Bishop Rosecrans soccer standout Michael Gibson signed to continue his career at DIII Marietta College. Gibson inked his name on his letter Friday in front of family and friends at the High School. He said he also considered going to Otterbein, Cincinnati, and Akron, but once he stepped onto the Pioneer’s campus he… Continue Reading

Newark wins in opening tourney game

by David Carl Kinder II on February 23, 2017 at 9:55 pm

    NEWARK, Ohio – Not many teams have been able to challenge the Newark Wildcats this year, and the Whetstone Braves joined the list of teams to fall to the Cats. In Newark’s first tournament game they downed 43rd seeded Whetstone 84-38. BJ Duling and JT Shumate each had 14 points for the second… Continue Reading

Lady Bishops roll in opening tournament game

by David Carl Kinder II on February 23, 2017 at 9:45 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Rosecrans Lady Bishops hadn’t played in two weeks but didn’t show it in their opening tournament win over Toronto. The fourth seeded Bishops easily took down fifteenth seed Toronto 81-36 at Rogge Gymnasium. Abby Hutcheson scored a game high 27 points in the victory. With the win Rosecrans advance to… Continue Reading

Dempsey named OAC freshman of the year

by David Carl Kinder II on February 23, 2017 at 3:07 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Three Muskingum basketball players have been honored by the Ohio Athletic Conference. Former Tri-Valley Scottie, Marcus Dempsey, was named the conference freshman of the year. This season for the Muskies he averaged 16.6 points per game while starting 25 of the team’s 26 games. The freshman was also one of… Continue Reading

Lady Panthers win opening tourney game; New Lex’s season comes to an end

by David Carl Kinder II on February 22, 2017 at 10:33 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Maysville Lady Panthers had no problem with their opening tournament opponent, taking down East Liverpool 78-14. The win advances the fourth seeded Lady Panthers to a game Saturday with Meadowbrook, who is the 21st seed. Macie Jarrett paced the team with 18 points. Meanwhile at Logan High School, the New… Continue Reading

Lady Wildcats win 100-9

by Matt Ryan on February 22, 2017 at 12:08 am

NEWARK, Ohio – The Newark Lady Wildcats defeated Hamilton Township 100-9 for their second win of the tournament. The Lady Wildcats will face either Dublin Jerome and St. Francis De Sales. Fink’s Full Court Press Boys Basketball Crooksville 58 Minford 69 Maysville 73 Cambridge 77 Girls Basketball Hamilton Township 9 Newark 100 Mount Vernon 31… Continue Reading

Muskies win opening OAC tournament game

by David Carl Kinder II on February 21, 2017 at 10:50 pm

  UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio – In dramatic fashion, the Muskingum Muskies pulled the upset and took down the higher seeded Blue Streaks of John Carroll in the opening round of the Ohio Athletic Conference tournament. Trailing 69-68 with three second to play, Marcus Dempsey caught the inbound pass and hit a three pointer to give… Continue Reading

Associated Press high school boys basketball poll

by Matt Ryan on February 20, 2017 at 6:46 pm

The top ten teams in the Associated Press Ohio high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: DIVISION I 1, CIN. MOELLER (24) 22-0 249 2, PICKERINGTON CENT. 20-2 177 3, NEWARK 21-1 173 4, MASSILLON JACKSON (1) 18-2 164 5, TOL. ST…. Continue Reading

Generals capture MVL wrestling title

by Matt Ryan on February 18, 2017 at 11:49 pm

DRESDEN, Ohio – The Sheridan Generals are this year’s MVL wrestling champions. The Generals finished the tournament with a score of 205 points, while the New Lexington Panthers finished in second place with a score of 184.5. 2017 MVL Wrestling Championship 106 – Blake Sheppard, New Lexington 113 – Justice Freeman, New Lexington 120 –… Continue Reading