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

Ceramics remain winless in MVL play, fall at Sheridan

by Matthew Herchik on January 19, 2018 at 11:49 pm

THORNVILLE, Ohio — The Ceramics held a six-point lead after the first quarter, but it wasn’t enough as the Generals battled back in Sheridan’s 62-55 win over Crooksville on Friday night. Crooksville came into Friday night’s match-up still winless in MVL play, but showed from the opening-tip that it wasn’t going to be an easy 36-minutes for… Continue Reading

John Glenn hangs on to beat Meadowbrook

by David Carl Kinder II on January 19, 2018 at 10:57 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – The John Glenn boys picked up an important non-conference victory Friday night over Meadowbrook. Playing their first game in 10 days, the Muskies held a three point lead at the break. They and the Colts battle back and forth throughout the second half, but the Little Muskies were able to hold… Continue Reading

1-19-2018 Basketball Scoreboard

by David Carl Kinder II on January 19, 2018 at 9:55 pm

  BOY’S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Zanesville 32 Dover 33 *Cameron Brooks-Harris (Zanesville) 18 points Rosecrans 37 DeSales 78 Philo 51 West Muskingum 36 *Hunter Moore (Philo) 12 points Morgan 49 Tri-Valley 58 (OT) *Jake McLoughlin and Jack Lyall (Tri-Valley) 15 points Meadowbrook 52 John Glenn 60 Crooksville 55 Sheridan 62 *Ethan Heller (Sheridan) 22 points… Continue Reading

Bowman named head football coach at Morgan

by David Carl Kinder II on January 18, 2018 at 8:59 pm

  MCCONNELSVILLE, Ohio – Chase Bowman is returning to his alma mater as the head football coach. Bowman, Morgan High School class of 2006, replaces Derek Bragg who had spent the last four years as head coach. During that time the Raiders complied a record of 7-33. Bowman was an assistant under Bragg last season and… Continue Reading