Rosecrans edged by Grandview Heights 34-32

by Matthew Herchik on January 23, 2018 at 12:10 am

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The Rosecrans Lady Bishops were edged by Grandview Heights on Monday night by a final of 34-32. The Lady Bishops took a 31-30 lead late in the game thanks to a steal on the defensive end by Claire Creeks, which she turned into two quick points at the other end. Creeks finished with… Continue Reading

Lady Dawgs shut down John Glenn 54-27

by Matthew Herchik on January 22, 2018 at 11:55 pm

NEW CONCORD, Ohio — The Lady Scotties jumped out to a 17-0 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in Tri-Valley’s 54-27 over John Glenn on Monday night. The Lady Little Muskies failed to score a single point in the first eight minutes of the game thanks to a smothering Tri-Valley defense, while the… Continue Reading

High school basketball player of the week – Lilly Ritz

by Matthew Herchik on January 22, 2018 at 10:39 pm

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio — Cambridge’s Lilly Ritz has been voted the WHIZ-TV high school basketball player of the week. Ritz did it all in the Bobcats 52-24 win over Meadowbrook last week; she scored 24 points, recorded 17 rebounds, and also tallied 7 steals in the victory. Ritz also became the schools all-time leading scorer, racking up 1,277 throughout her… Continue Reading

Ohio State up to 13th in latest AP Poll

by Matthew Herchik on January 22, 2018 at 9:11 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Buckeyes have moved up nine spots in the AP Poll after jumping from no. 22 to no. 13 in the latest rankings released on Monday. Ohio State is coming off a week in which they defeated Northwestern 71-65 in Evanston, followed by a victory over Minnesota at Madison Square Garden… Continue Reading

Zanesville edged by Reynoldsburg, drops second-straight

by Matthew Herchik on January 20, 2018 at 9:48 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — One night after falling on the road to Dover, Zanesville dropped their second game in as many nights after being defeated 63-61 at the hands of Reynoldsburg. After falling behind 20-9 early in the first half, Zanesville was able to find their rhythm with the help of the deep ball. They cut the… Continue Reading

1-20-2018 Basketball Scoreboard

by David Carl Kinder II on January 20, 2018 at 9:13 pm

  GIRL’S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Sheridan 42 Tri-Valley 51 *Kendyl Mick (Sheridan) 23 points Morgan 71 West Muskingum 50 *Kaylie Apperson and Kara Hopkins (Morgan) 13 points Crooksville 31 Maysville 74 *Bailee Smith (Maysville) 24 points Philo 29 John Glenn 36 River View 39 Zanesville 35 *Emmah Kronenbitter (Zanesville) 10 points Grove City Christian 27… Continue Reading

Lady Dawgs stay on Maysville’s heels with win over Sheridan

by Matthew Herchik on January 20, 2018 at 8:25 pm

DRESDEN, Ohio — The Tri-Valley Lady Scotties improved to 8-2 in league play with a 51-42 win over Sheridan on Saturday afternoon. Tri-Valley remains just one game behind the Maysville Lady Panthers for first place in the MVL. The Lady Dawgs got off to a fast start opening up an eight point lead after the first… Continue Reading

Lady Bishops win hard-fought game over Grove City Christian

by David Carl Kinder II on January 20, 2018 at 6:58 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – In a low scoring game Bishop Rosecrans came out on top of Grove City Christian at home 34-27. It took almost four minutes for either team to score their first field goal. The Bishops were able to take a 14-12 lead at the break and then outscored GCC 20-15 in the second half… Continue Reading

Vote for the WHIZ-TV basketball player of the week

by David Carl Kinder II on January 20, 2018 at 4:59 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Every Monday throughout the basketball season WHIZ-TV will give out a basketball player of the week honor to one area athlete, and you can vote for who you want to win! The four candidates are listed below. To vote, visit the WHIZ Sports twitter page and click what player you think should win. Lilly Ritz… Continue Reading

Bates-Diop, no. 22 Ohio State top Minnesota 67-49

by David Carl Kinder II on January 20, 2018 at 4:54 pm

  NEW YORK (AP) – Keita Bates-Diop had 17 points and 12 rebounds, leading no. 22 Ohio State over Minnesota 67-49 Saturday for its seventh straight win. The game was part of a two-sport Big Ten doubleheader at Madison Square Garden. At night, Minnesota and Michigan State were set to meet in hockey. The Buckeyes (17-4,… Continue Reading