Settlers win one-run game over Lima

by David Carl Kinder II on July 26, 2017 at 10:38 pm

  NEWARK, Ohio – The regular season is winding down for the Licking County Settlers with just five games left. Wednesday, the Settlers (15-20) took on the Lima Locos (27-10), who are leading the Central Division of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League. Lima jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, but the Settlers fought back… Continue Reading

Hue Jackson says Myles Garrett is “totally health”

by David Carl Kinder II on July 26, 2017 at 9:22 pm

  BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett has fully recovered from a foot sprain and is ready for training camp. The no. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft, Garrett suffered a left lateral foot sprain during mini-camp in June. He was placed in a walking boot and there was some… Continue Reading

Kevin Martin holds first basketball camp since retirement from NBA

by David Carl Kinder II on July 25, 2017 at 3:41 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Kevin Martin retired from the NBA in November of last year and he seems to be enjoying life after pro basketball. Martin is hosting his yearly basketball camp this week, his first one since retiring. The former all-Ohio Blue Devil has been putting on the camp at his alma mater for nine… Continue Reading

Rosecrans readying for 2017 in new stadium, new league

by Matthew Herchik on July 22, 2017 at 7:11 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Bishop Rosecrans is preparing for the 2017 football season in which there will be a lot of changes for head coach Mark Johnston and his team. The Bishops are opening a new stadium, as well as starting play in a new league. Rosecrans moves to the Mid-State League from the East Central… Continue Reading

Philo ready to defend MVL title

by Matthew Herchik on July 21, 2017 at 6:33 pm

DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio — There are only five weeks until the first Friday night of high school football season, and Philo is working hard to be ready to defend their MVL Title. Philo, who won a share of the MVL Title for the first time in 20 years, is coming off an 8-2 season in which… Continue Reading

Tri-Valley relying on senior leadership this year

by David Carl Kinder II on July 20, 2017 at 4:38 pm

  DRESDEN, Ohio – Thursday marks 11 days until the start of high school football two-a-days. Thursday also marked the Tri-Valley Scotties’ last 7-on-7 of the summer. The Scotties hosted a 7-on-7 scrimmage with Ridgewood at Jack Anderson Stadium. This year’s TV group is loaded with a lot of senior talent which head coach Justin… Continue Reading

JT Barrett added to Davey O’Brien Award watch list

by David Carl Kinder II on July 19, 2017 at 9:53 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – It’s college football awards watch list season and Ohio State quarterback JT Barrett has been named as a player who could likely win the Davey O’Brien Award. Since 1981 the Davey O’Brien Award has been given to the nation’s top college football quarterback. Barrett has been a semi-finalist for the award twice… Continue Reading

Zanesville’s Chase Wilson wins Ohio Open Championship

by David Carl Kinder II on July 19, 2017 at 5:13 pm

  MEDINA, Ohio – Chase Wilson graduated from Zanesville High School in 2009 and on Wednesday won the 97th Davey Tree Ohio Open Championship. Over the three round tournament at the Weymouth Country Club Wilson shot 65-72-65. His opening round score included a hole-in-one on the par three 13th hole. “I really wanted to win this… Continue Reading

Blue Devils eager to start the football season

by David Carl Kinder II on July 18, 2017 at 11:20 pm

GAMBIER, Ohio – We’re just 13 days away from the start of high school football two-a-days and Zanesville is looking for a fresh start after a 2-8 season last year. Tuesday, the Blue Devils took part in their second of three 7-on-7’s they have this summer. Zanesville was at a four team 7-on-7 at Kenyon College with… Continue Reading

MVOTA inducts ten new members into Hall of Fame

by Matthew Herchik on July 15, 2017 at 11:23 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Over 30 years ago an idea was proposed by a gentleman by the name of Doug Pollock to create a local baseball Hall of Fame. Since 1986, 139 men with a variety of backgrounds in the game have been inducted for their achievements. Saturday night the Muskingum Valley Old-Timers Association held their 31st… Continue Reading