Zanesville’s Mumaw headlines All-East District team

by David Carl Kinder II on May 29, 2017 at 9:15 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The All-East District baseball team was released and several local players were honored. Zanesville senior Caden Mumaw was named the DI/DII District Player of the Year. As a pitcher, Mumaw 8-1 with an ERA of 0.46 and at the plate he batted .404 and led the team with 29 RBI. His… Continue Reading

Legendary Jim Thorpe once called Zanesville home

by David Carl Kinder II on May 28, 2017 at 8:27 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – In 1950 the Associated Press voted Jim Thorpe as the greatest athletes of first half of the 20th century. And for one year he called the Y-City home. Sunday marks the anniversary of Thorpe’s birth in 1887 in what was then Indian Territory, and was later to be admitted to the… Continue Reading

Fred Taylor honored in hometown

by David Carl Kinder II on May 27, 2017 at 7:51 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – One of Zanesville’s favorite sons was honored Saturday afternoon. Fred Taylor was born in Zanesville in 1924 and attended Zanesville High School before going off the coach Ohio State to their only basketball national title in school history in 1960. A life-sized statue of the famous coach was unveiled in front… Continue Reading

Lakewood softball going back to final four

by David Carl Kinder II on May 27, 2017 at 7:44 pm

  PICKERINGTON, Ohio – In a rematch of last year’s regional championship game, the Lakewood Lancers got the best of Maysville yet again. The top ranked team in DII jumped on the Panthers early and stayed up the entire game winning 15-1. The Lancers got great pitching from Courtney Vierstra who struck out nine and… Continue Reading

Mumaw, Balo headline All-ECOL teams

by Matt Ryan on May 25, 2017 at 8:43 pm

Zanesville senior Caden Mumaw and head coach Dave Balo headline this year’s All-ECOL baseball teams.  Mumaw was named this year’s player of the year, while Balo was named coach of the year. People’s Bank East Central Ohio League Baseball Scarlet Division First Team Turner Hill- Marietta Brandon Schamp- Marietta Trent Dawson- Marietta Brandon Neville- Marietta… Continue Reading

Maysville and Lakewood to face off in softball regional title game again

by David Carl Kinder II on May 24, 2017 at 7:48 pm

  PICKERINGTON, Ohio – Both the Maysville Panthers and Lakewood Lancers are just one win away from heading to the state tournament in Akron. Maysville’s only runs of the regional semi-final came on a third inning two-run homer from Kaylie Famrer. It turned out to be the only runs they would need as they beat… Continue Reading

Mesaros uses past as motivation to dominate cheerleading scene

by Matt Ryan on May 22, 2017 at 10:45 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Competitive cheerleading is becoming one of the fastest growing sports in America.  For one local teen, she’s using her past as motivation to become of the top cheerleaders in the country. 13-year-old Karlee Mesaros and her team recently placed seventh in this year’s Summit Varsity All-Star Cheerleading competition held at the Walt… Continue Reading

Final high school softball poll

by David Carl Kinder II on May 22, 2017 at 8:51 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – The final softball poll has been released and one local teams finds themselves still ranked. The Lakewood Lancers are the top team in the the Division II poll. Lakewood received eight first place votes. The Lancers are in the regional semi-finals and will play Warren on Wednesday at Pickerington Central High… Continue Reading

Muskingum Valley athletes dominate district track and field

by David Carl Kinder II on May 20, 2017 at 9:10 pm

2017 OHSAA TRACK AND FIELD REGIONAL QUALIFIERS DIVISION I TRI-VALLEY– CADEN SAUERBREY (1600 M, 3200 M), EARL SCHNEIDER (POLE VAULT), AUDREY SPIKER (400 M), MEGHAN ANDERSON (200 M DASH), RACHEL MCMILLEN (HIGH JUMP), EMMY JORDAN (LONG JUMP) ZANESVILLE– ROBERT BRUCE (POLE VAULT), ARDALE BRANDON (DISCUS THROW), GIRLS 4X100 M, MADELINE RUSSELL (DISCUS), MADELINE RUSSELL (SHOT… Continue Reading

Hunter Hardy headlines All-MVL baseball team

by David Carl Kinder II on May 19, 2017 at 6:52 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Now that all the Muskingum Valley League team are out of the post season it’s time to take a look at this year’s all MVL team. Sheridan’s Hunter Hardy was named the league’s MVP. Hardy batted .488 this year and lead the Generals with 38 RBI. The junior right-hander was also… Continue Reading