Wibbeler leads Capital past Muskingum

by David Carl Kinder II on September 16, 2017 at 10:52 pm

  BEXLEY, Ohio – Muskingum would probably like to say goodnight to their only night game of the season. The Muskies (1-2, 0-2) jumped out to an early lead over Capital (1-1, 1-0) on a trick play. In the first quarter, the Muskies struck on a 46 yard halfback pass from Bernard Johnson to Damon Jones to take… Continue Reading

Fink’s Friday Night Blitz – Ep. 4

by Matthew Herchik on September 16, 2017 at 12:08 am

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Here are your week 4 area high school football scores. Zanesville 13 South Range 31 John Glenn 17 Philo 28 East Canton 40 Ridgewood 0 Crooksville 10 Tri-Valley 42 Maysville 33 New Lexington 14 Coshocton 14 Cambridge 21 Rosecrans 49 Fairfield Christian 0 West Muskingum 34 Morgan 61 Sheridan 44 Logan 7… Continue Reading

Indians rally, win AL-record 22nd straight game

by David Carl Kinder II on September 15, 2017 at 12:56 am

  PHOTO Credit: AP (David Dermer) CLEVELAND (AP) – The Cleveland Indians added a walk-off win to a streak that has had everything. Jay Bruce hit an RBI double in the 10th inning as the Indians rallied for their 22nd straight win to extend their AL record, beating the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Thursday… Continue Reading

Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9 in debut

by David Carl Kinder II on September 15, 2017 at 12:50 am

  CINCINNATI (AP) – Deshaun Watson ran 49 yards for a touchdown in his first NFL start and led the Houston Texans’ depleted offense to a late clinching field goal in a 13-9 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. Watson showed up in a black tuxedo for his first NFL start — it… Continue Reading

Muskingum to meet Capital for only night game of the season

by David Carl Kinder II on September 14, 2017 at 7:23 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – The Muskingum Muskies are getting ready for their first and only night game of the season. The Fighting Muskies (1-1, 0-1) will travel to Bexley this Saturday to play Capital (0-1, 0-0) under the lights of Bernlohr Stadium. The Muskies are coming off a road loss to Otterbein. Captial, like every… Continue Reading

Tri-Valley, Crooksville ready for week four matchup

by David Carl Kinder II on September 14, 2017 at 6:39 pm

  DRESDEN, Ohio – A week four matchup in Dresden will feature two teams heading in different directions. Tri-Valley (2-1, 2-0) lost their season opener but has won both their games since then. The Crooksville Ceramics (1-2, 0-2) won their first game at Fisher Catholic but have fallen in back-to-back weeks since then. Scottie head coach… Continue Reading

Indians tie major league record for consecutive wins

by David Carl Kinder II on September 13, 2017 at 5:37 pm

  PHOTO CREDIT: WKYC CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have won their 21st straight game, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to set an AL winning-streak record and join only two other teams in the past 101 years to win that many consecutive games. Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer off Buck Farmer and Mike Clevinger… Continue Reading

Week four high school football matchups

by David Carl Kinder II on September 13, 2017 at 12:58 am

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Here is the high school football schedule for all area games for week four of the season. All kick offs are at 7 p.m. Fri. Zanesville (1-2) at South Range (3-0) (Broadcasted on AM 1240) Fri. Rosecrans (3-0) at Fairfield Christian (0-3) Fri. West Muskingum (0-3) at Morgan (0-3) Fri. John… Continue Reading

Indians match American League win streak record

by Matthew Herchik on September 12, 2017 at 11:09 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians share a record with a team celebrated by Hollywood. “Moneyball” has its sequel. Following a familiar script of scoring first, playing strong defense and riding dominant pitching, the Indians extended their winning streak to 20 games and matched the AL mark held by the 2002 Oakland Athletics, beating the… Continue Reading

High school football player of the week – Justin Heacock

by David Carl Kinder II on September 11, 2017 at 5:12 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – After only three weeks of play Justin Heacock and his John Glenn Little Muskies stand alone as the only undefeated team in the Muskingum Valley League. In a back-and-forth game Friday the Little Muskies took down Sheridan 30-26 to move to 3-0 on the season. JG fell behind 14-0 early but… Continue Reading