Sheridan Generals Football Preview

by Matt Ryan on August 23, 2016 at 3:07 pm

  The Sheridan Generals will open the 2016 season without their legendary head coach Paul Culver Jr. After 35 seasons with the General program, the torch has been passed to Paul Culver III. Sheridan will return 20 letterman from a year ago, including All-MVL selection AJ Bryant and quarterback Dylan Dupler. The Generals open the… Continue Reading

Junior Pioneers Hold Meet-and-Greet

by Matt Ryan on August 21, 2016 at 3:40 pm

The Zanesville Junior Pioneers held a meet-and-greet at Gant Stadium Saturday afternoon to celebrate their AAABA championship. The Juniors signed autographs and were fitted for rings that they will receive in December. Zanesville will also get to meet former MLB catcher Hal Naragon during the ring ceremony. Balo stepping down as head coach Dave Balo… Continue Reading

OUZ Honors First Basketball Team with New Banner

by David Carl Kinder II on August 20, 2016 at 4:45 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Saturday, Ohio University Zanesville recognized their first ever basketball team by hanging a banner at Fred Taylor Gym to honor the founding fathers of Tracers hoops. 40 players from the late 1960s and early 70s met on campus to see the new banner and reminisce about the old days. OUZ’s first intercollegiate… Continue Reading

John Glenn Basketball Standout Transfers to Columbus Powerhouse

by Patrick Chiesa on August 20, 2016 at 3:56 pm

The lone underclassman from John Glenn’s state championship starting lineup has moved to the Ohio Capital Conference. Junior guard JahVon Blevins is attending school and will play basketball at Pickerington High School Central. Blevins told WHIZ that he has moved to Pickerington and will be eligible to play for the Tigers at the start of… Continue Reading

McLaughlin Named Preseason All-American

by Patrick Chiesa on August 19, 2016 at 4:24 pm

  One of the top soccer players in the country will suit up for the Rosecrans Bishops at the start of the 2016 season. Goalkeeper Keagan McLaughlin was named to USA Today’s All-USA Preseason Boys Soccer Team on Thursday. The senior is one of just two Ohioans and twenty-two players selected. Only two goalkeepers made… Continue Reading

Junior Pioneers Hosting Meet-and-Greet Saturday

by Patrick Chiesa on August 19, 2016 at 4:23 pm

The national champion Zanesville Junior Pioneers are taking a victory lap on Saturday. The Juniors are hosting a meet-and-greet at Gant Stadium beginning at 1 p.m. to recognize their efforts at the AAABA tournament earlier this month. Zanesville beat Johnstown, 8-2, to win the championship for the very first time. All past Junior Pioneer players… Continue Reading

Blue Devils Victorious in Final Scrimmage

by Patrick Chiesa on August 19, 2016 at 4:20 pm

The Zanesville Blue Devils defeated Eastmoor Academy, 7-0, in the final scrimmage for both teams. Zanesville opens regular season play at Newark next Friday.

Maysville Panthers Football Preview

by Patrick Chiesa on August 19, 2016 at 4:15 pm

The Maysville Panthers have enjoyed historic success on the gridiron the last four seasons, winning 35 games and a pair of playoff games. But the Panthers will need plenty of fresh faces to step up in 2016. Maysville lost more than 80 percent to graduation, including Walsh Cavaliers Chase Roberts and Nik Smith. The Panthers’… Continue Reading

John Glenn Muskies Football Preview

by Patrick Chiesa on August 17, 2016 at 4:41 pm

The John Glenn Muskies are returning plenty of experience both on the field and on the sidelines. Second-year head coach Matt Edwards will lean on three-year starters Matt Stewart (QB) and Collin Mathers (OL/DL) as well as two-way standout Shane Bonner (RB/FS). The Fish open their season at home against the Meadowbrook Colts. The Muskies… Continue Reading