Week five high school football matchups

by David Carl Kinder II on September 20, 2017 at 2:57 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Here is the high school football schedule for all area games for week five of the season. All kick offs are at 7 p.m. Fri. Miami Trace (0-4) at Zanesville (1-3) (Broadcasted on AM 1240) Fri. Harvest Prep (1-3) at Rosecrans (4-0) Fri. Philo (3-1) at Tri-Valley (3-1) Fri. Maysville (3-1) at John… Continue Reading

Licking Valley’s Baughman closes in on 300 career wins

by David Carl Kinder II on September 20, 2017 at 2:53 pm

  NEWARK, Ohio –  The old saying goes that the only certainties in life are death, taxes, and that Randy Baughman will be coaching Licking Valley football. After one season at Indian Valley, Baughman took over as head coach of his alma mater in 1982 and has been on the sidelines at Licking Valley ever… Continue Reading

Browns’ Coleman breaks hand, needs surgery

by Matthew Herchik on September 18, 2017 at 6:56 pm

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Corey Coleman broke his right hand during Sunday’s loss in Baltimore and is having surgery. Coach Hue Jackson did not give a timetable on his return. It’s the second straight season the 2016 first-round pick has broken the hand. Coleman got hurt trying to make a catch… Continue Reading

High school football player of the week – Isaac Gill

by David Carl Kinder II on September 18, 2017 at 6:19 pm

  DUNCAN FALLS, Ohio – Philo’s Isaac Gill had a hand in all four touchdowns the Electrics scored in Friday’s 28-17 win over John Glenn and he gets our Player of the Week award for his week four performance. On offense Gill ran for over 100 yards and two touchdowns and threw for a score. On… Continue Reading

Second Ohio high school football poll released

by David Carl Kinder II on September 18, 2017 at 3:14 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the second weekly Associated Press poll of 2017, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1. CLEVELAND ST. IGNATIUS (8) 4-0 236 2. CINCINNATI ST. XAVIER (15) 4-0… Continue Reading

Texas judge denies NFL bid to reinstate Elliott suspension

by David Carl Kinder II on September 18, 2017 at 2:50 pm

  FRISCO, TEXAS (AP) – A federal judge in Texas has denied the NFL’s request to suspend his injunction that blocked a six-game suspension for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott. The ruling from U.S. District judge Amos Mazzant on Monday was expected and came after the NFL had already moved on to the U.S. 5th… Continue Reading

Indians raise AL Central championship flag

by Matthew Herchik on September 17, 2017 at 8:24 pm

  CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have raised a flag to commemorate their second straight AL Central title, and later they’ll spray champagne. It’s a celebration, and they hope it’s also practice for bigger parties ahead. Cleveland clinched the division crown Saturday night when second-place Minnesota lost to Toronto. When the championship became official,… Continue Reading

Mistake-prone Browns fall in Baltimore

by Matthew Herchik on September 17, 2017 at 8:15 pm

  PHOTO CREDIT: WKYC BALTIMORE (AP) — The Ravens are making a habit of converting turnovers into victories. Baltimore relentlessly harassed two Cleveland quarterbacks, Joe Flacco ramped up his production with a pair of touchdown passes and the Ravens breezed past the Browns 24-10 on Sunday. Building on their season-opening shutout at Cincinnati, the Ravens… Continue Reading

Week 4 play of the week

by David Carl Kinder II on September 16, 2017 at 11:47 pm

  DUNCAN FALL, Ohio – The most exciting play we saw this week in high school football came in the Philo-John Glenn game. Philo’s Isaac Gill had a 103 yard pick six as the Electrics took down the Little Muskies 28-17. It was one of three interception for Gill. It was the first loss of the… Continue Reading

No. 8 Ohio State bounces back with 38-7 rout of Army

by David Carl Kinder II on September 16, 2017 at 11:03 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio  (AP) – Freshman J.K. Dobbins ran for 172 yards and a pair of touchdowns as no. 8 Ohio State rebounded from a deflating loss to rout Army 38-7 on Saturday. Dobbins broke away for an electrifying 52-yard touchdown run to open the second half after romping for 22 yards on the previous play,… Continue Reading