Van Fossen wins back-to-back ZDGA amateur titles

by Matt Ryan on July 24, 2016 at 3:51 pm

After forcing a playoff with 3-time winner Brad Baker, Dylan Van Fossen secured his second straight ZDGA amateur title. ZDGA Top 5 1. Dylan Van Fossen (227) 2. Brad Baker (227) T3. Zack Forker (230) T3. JJ Mickey (230) 5. Bo Coconis (231)

Jets Win at Home Versus Militia

by Matt Ryan on July 24, 2016 at 3:44 pm

The Zanesville Jets defeated the Mt. Vernon Militia 38-0 after leading at halftime 24-0.  After Saturday’s win, the Jet’s have secured their third straight trip to the OFL playoffs

Local gridders ready for OVAC all-star game

by Matt Ryan on July 22, 2016 at 3:36 pm

A strong contingent of local talent will strap up for the 72nd annual OVAC all-star football game, with Cambridge’s Kevin Gunn serving as head coach of the Ohio squad. The game kicks off Saturday night at 7:15 from Wheeling Island Stadium.

Muskingum funds new turf field

by Matt Ryan on July 22, 2016 at 3:29 pm

The Muskingum Fighting Muskies have played on the same field turf at Sherman Field for the past 12 seasons.  That will change this fall when the Fighting Muskies will play on Field Turf Revolution 360, a state-of-the-art technology. The new turf will be home to the football, men’s and women’s soccer, and men’s and women’s… Continue Reading

Settlers top Copperheads as postseason approaches

by Matt Ryan on July 22, 2016 at 3:12 pm

The Licking County Settlers defeated the Southern Ohio Copperheads 6-5 in 12 innings.  The Settlers are now 1.5 games ahead of the Leprechauns and Mariners for the fifth seed in this year’s playoffs.   Local Sports Scoreboard Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League Southern Ohio 5 Licking County 6 (12 innings) MiLB Pawtucket 0 Columbus 2… Continue Reading

Junior Pioneers split twinbill at Gant

by Matt Ryan on July 19, 2016 at 3:05 pm

The Zanesville Junior Pioneers split a twinbill with the Columbus Bruins Tuesday at Gant Stadium.  The Bruins won the first game 5-3, while the Juniors won game two 6-1. OHSAA to decide on pitch count  This winter, the OHSAA will decide on how many pitches a player can throw in a game and the appropriate… Continue Reading

Ohio State dismisses RB Bri’onte Dunn

by Matt Ryan on July 18, 2016 at 1:58 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State has dismissed running back Bri’onte Dunn from the football team for a violation of team rules. Coach Urban Meyer announced Dunn’s dismissal in a statement Monday that did not specify the violation. Dunn, a running back from Canton, had one season of eligibility remaining. He graduated in May with… Continue Reading

Flynn primed for success with Rebellion

by Matt Ryan on July 17, 2016 at 9:00 am

Hayley Flynn stopped by the WHIZ studio on Sunday to discuss her signing with the Pennsylvania Rebellion of the National Pro Fastpitch league. Flynn was a standout at both Philo High School and Eastern Kentucky University before signing with the rebellion.  During her senior sesaon at Eastern Kentucky, Flynn was named first team All-OVC and… Continue Reading

Eyman wins gold in South Africa

by Matt Ryan on July 16, 2016 at 12:12 pm

Crooksville Ceramic Larry Eiman took place in the 2016 National Archery in the Schools Program All-Star Championship in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Crooksville junior won gold in the 3-D event while Team USA took home first-place honors in both 3-D and bullseye.