Associated Press Girl’s State Basketball Poll

by Matt Ryan on January 26, 2016 at 5:59 am

How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school girls basketball teams in the Associated Press polls, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses): DIVISION I 1, Wadsworth (15) 16-1 210 2, W. Chester Lakota W. (4) 17-1 200 3, Mason (2) 16-2 154 4,… Continue Reading

Fink’s Full-Court Press EP. 13

by Patrick Chiesa on January 20, 2016 at 1:07 am

  1-19-16 BASKETBALL SCHEDULE HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD BOYS’ BASKETBALL MUSKINGUM VALLEY LEAGUE MEADOWBROOK 51 JOHN GLENN 74 TRI-VALLEY 55 SHERIDAN 43 MORGAN 58 WEST MUSKINGUM 48 ALEXANDER 59 CROOKSVILLE 45 EAST CENTRAL OHIO LEAGUE PHILO 56 CAMBRIDGE 66 RIVER VIEW 12 DOVER 60 LICKING COUNTY LEAGUE NORTHRIDGE 51 HEATH 61 LICKING HEIGHTS 66 LAKEWOOD 67… Continue Reading

Reds 1-on-1: J.J. Hoover & Thom Brennaman

by Patrick Chiesa on January 19, 2016 at 1:08 pm

The Reds Caravan made its annual stop in Zanesville on Thursday. Pat Chiesa and Matt Ryan caught up with relief pitcher J.J. Hoover and broadcaster Thom Brennaman to break down the upcoming season.

Rose Going Into Reds HOF

by George Hiotis on January 19, 2016 at 9:01 am

The Cincinnati Reds say that Pete Rose will be inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame in June. CEO Bob Castellini says it will happen during the 20-16 Hall of Fame induction Weekend from June 24th to 26th. He says inducting Pete into the Reds Hall of Fame will be a defining moment in the… Continue Reading

Elliot Blasts Coaches, Won’t Return to Ohio State Next Year

by Patrick Chiesa on November 21, 2015 at 11:38 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott says he has played his last home game for the Buckeyes and strongly criticized the coaching staff after a 17-14 loss to No. 9 Michigan State. The junior said after the second-ranked Buckeyes lost Saturday that there was “no chance” he’d be coming back in… Continue Reading

Dantonio’s Spartans Upset Buckeyes

by Patrick Chiesa on November 21, 2015 at 11:37 am

Michael Geiger knocked home a 41-year field goal as time expired to propel Michigan State past Ohio State, 17-14, at The Shoe. The loss ended Ohio State’s 23-game winning streak. WHIZ’s Jason Dille was on hand for the action.

Muskies win, Johnstown Advances

by Patrick Chiesa on November 15, 2015 at 11:52 am

 The Muskingum Muskies beat Wilmington at home saturday afternooon. The Johnstown Johnnies outlasted the St. Clairsville Red Devils 42-38. They advance to the regional final. 

Lady Aces Fall in State Final

by Patrick Chiesa on November 13, 2015 at 11:52 am

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER GIRLS D-II STATE FINAL Archbishop Hoban 2  Granville 1 (OT)

Fink’s Friday Night Blitz Week 12

by Patrick Chiesa on November 13, 2015 at 11:41 am

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL D-II REGION 5 SEMIFINAL Tri-Valley 14 Massillon Perry 40 D-III REGION 9 SEMIFINAL Zanesville 9 DeSales 3 -Blue Devils play Jackson in regional final D-V REGION 17 SEMIFINAL Ridgewood 21 Wheelersburg 42 D-VII REGION 25 SEMIFINAL Trimble 19 Caldwell 40 -Redskins play Danville in regional final