Bengals failed 2-pointers come back to haunt them

by Brian Armstrong on December 9, 2018 at 9:06 pm

CARSON, Calif. — Philip Rivers threw for 220 yards and Michael Badgley kicked four field goals — including a team-record 59-yarder — as the Los Angeles Chargers held off the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 on Sunday. Rivers completed 19 of 29 and threw a touchdown in what was not one of the team’s best games. The Chargers (10-3) had 160 yards of… Continue Reading

Mayfield bounces back to give Panthers 5th straight loss

by Brian Armstrong on December 9, 2018 at 9:06 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield took the snap in victory formation and dropped to one knee. The cocky rookie quarterback urged the crowd to make more noise, and when the clock hit zeroes, the stadium’s sound system blasted “Danger Zone.” The Browns have become hazardous to your playoff health. Mayfield outplayed Cam Newton, Jarvis Landry caught… Continue Reading

Fink’s Full Court Press: 12/7/18

by Nate White on December 7, 2018 at 11:58 pm

Zanesville, OH — This week on the basketball court saw a couple of statement wins by Sheridan and John Glenn. The Generals blew past Tri-Valley thanks to 25 points from Ethan Heller, while the Muskies pulled away from Philo to remain undefeated. Tri-Valley – 46 Sheridan – 65   Philo – 30 John Glenn – 55… Continue Reading

MVL radio game of the week: Tri-Valley vs. Sheridan

by David Carl Kinder II on December 7, 2018 at 3:44 am

  THORNVILLE, Ohio – Whenever Sheridan and Tri-Valley meet there’s a good chance that it will play a part in deciding the league title. And Friday’s matchup on the hardwood will be no different. Sheridan comes into Friday’s game 2-0. However, both of their wins have been nail-biters. The Generals came from behind in double overtime… Continue Reading

Boys Basketball: Bishop Rosecrans starts season strong

by Nate White on December 4, 2018 at 12:28 am

ZANESVILLE, Oh — The Bishops got their season started Monday night with an emphatic win over Liberty Christian. Rosecrans dominated on both sides of the ball to begin their season 1-0.  

Local family has ties to Big Ten Championship Game

by Nate White on December 4, 2018 at 12:04 am

INDIANAPOLIS, In — The Pugh family of Pugh’s Diamond Jewelers in Zanesville had a family member playing in the Big Ten Championship Game, but not for the home town team. Trey Pugh plays tight-end for Northwestern. Although he and his family are from Ohio, everyone wore purple on Saturday.

Baker Mayfield’s bad day leads to Browns loss

by Brian Armstrong on December 2, 2018 at 7:10 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — After the Houston Texans extended their franchise record with a ninth straight win on Sunday, J.J. Watt was asked to reflect on how far the team has come in the past year. “I was on the couch a year ago so this is a lot better,” said Watt, who missed the last… Continue Reading

Undrafted running back leads Broncos over Bengals

by Brian Armstrong on December 2, 2018 at 7:10 pm

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nobody’s overlooking 5-foot-8 Phillip Lindsay anymore, not with the way he’s run the Broncos right back into playoff contention. The rookie rushed for a career-high 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday as Denver adapted to a windy afternoon and got its third straight victory, 24-10 over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Broncos (6-6)… Continue Reading

Fink’s Full Court Press Ep. 2

by Brian Armstrong on November 30, 2018 at 11:53 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- Most teams first game of the season including Sheridan who won in double OT and Zanesville who won the first game of the tournament it host. Chillicothe- 40 Granville- 38 Maysville- 51 Zanesville- 67 Liberty Union- 70 Sheirdan- 75 Lakewood- 56 River View- 48 Buckeye Trail-62 Barnesville- 63

MVL radio game of the week: John Glenn vs. Cambridge

by David Carl Kinder II on November 30, 2018 at 10:59 am

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – For the first time in almost two decades Greg Woodard will not be the head coach during a John Glenn basketball game. This Friday the Little Muskies will start a new season and a new era. Former Woodard assistant TJ Mitchell is now in charge of the John Glenn boys basketball… Continue Reading