Zanesville Seniors’ Classic tees off Tuesday

by David Carl Kinder II on July 10, 2017 at 3:20 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – For the 53rd year some of the top golfers 55 and up will compete at the Zanesville Country Club in the Zanesville Seniors’ Classic. The 36-hole tournament starts Tuesday at 9 a.m. and and will wrap up Wednesday. This year’s field will have 74 players from from Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania…. Continue Reading

Licking County’s rally comes up short

by David Carl Kinder II on July 9, 2017 at 8:48 pm

  NEWARK, Ohio – The Licking County Settlers (10-14) tried to rally from a 3-0 deficit but lost by a run to the Galion Graders (12-13). Galion scored all three of their runs in the top of the top of the second off starter Stevie Yuran. The home team finally cracked the scoreboard in the bottom… Continue Reading

Professional bull riding comes to Guernsey County

by David Carl Kinder II on July 8, 2017 at 10:04 pm

  OLD WASHINGTON, Ohio – Pro bull riding made its debut in Guernsey County over this weekend. Saturday, 30 riders from nine different state and one Canadian province competed for cash prizes and bragging rights. Brandon Davis has been riding bulls since he was 12-years-old and said bull riding is a lot like most every sport…. Continue Reading

Settlers fall in extra innings

by David Carl Kinder II on July 6, 2017 at 10:42 pm

  NEWARK, Ohio – The Licking County Settlers have found themselves on the wrong end of the scoreboard in four straight games now. The Settlers fell Thursday at home to the Grand Lake Mariners 4-3. Licking County got a strong performance from starter Craig Prince. The former Licking Valley Panther went six innings, striking out five and… Continue Reading

Dane Goodwin Commits to Notre Dame

by Matthew Herchik on July 6, 2017 at 12:43 am

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — A former Ohio State basketball commit is now headed to Notre Dame. Dane Goodwin of Upper Arlington announced via Twitter that he has committed to the Fighting Irish after previously committing to the Buckeyes in 2014. The nation’s #71 overall recruit, Goodwin will be a senior for the Golden Bears next year. He… Continue Reading

Muskingum Motor Speedway holds 4th of July weekend event *UPDATED*

by Matthew Herchik on July 4, 2017 at 1:39 am

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series race took place at the Muskingum Motor Speedway Monday evening. The event has been going on for approximately 15 years, last year being the first year that a driver repeated as the grand prize winner. A total of 94 drivers from four different class from all… Continue Reading

Indians and Reds All-Star selections announced

by Matthew Herchik on July 3, 2017 at 12:11 am

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The MLB announced the rosters for the All-Star game which will be held next Tuesday, July 11 at Marlin Park in Miami. Both the Indians and Reds received multiple selections to the game. Indians infielder Jose Ramirez was selected as the American League starting third-baseman; it’s the first All-Star game selection for Ramirez. Shortstop… Continue Reading

Licking County wins close game at home

by David Carl Kinder II on July 1, 2017 at 10:42 pm

NEWARK, Ohio – The Licking County Settlers won a one-run game over the Richmond Jazz to move to one game under .500. The Settlers scored in their first at bat and added two runs in the sixth and seventh each to win over their Indiana counterpart 5-4. The Settlers are 8-9 on the season now…. Continue Reading

Settlers lead game that’s postponed due to weather

by David Carl Kinder II on June 30, 2017 at 11:21 pm

  NEWARK, Ohio – The Licking County Settlers scored three runs in the bottom of the third to take a 3-1 lead over the Galion Graders. Then Mother Nature intervened. It was raining the entire game, but the third inning was when fans at Don Edwards Park started to hear thunder. The game was postponed and… Continue Reading

Lakewood’s new turf field and stadium takes shape

by David Carl Kinder II on June 27, 2017 at 6:58 pm

HEBRON, Ohio – Lakewood High School joins the growing list of schools saying goodbye to the grass athletic field. Construction is wrapping up on the Licking County school’s brand new stadium equipped with a new turf field and eight-lane track. Calhoun Memorial Field will serve as the home of the Lancers’ football, soccer, and track teams. Athletic… Continue Reading