Three area baseball players gain all-Ohio honors

by David Carl Kinder II on June 5, 2018 at 9:34 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Three area baseball players were named to the 2018 all-Ohio team by the Ohio High School Baseball and Softball Coaches Association. John Glenn placed two on the DII all-Ohio team. Pitcher Paul Szalay was named second team while team mate Brady Emerson was named first team in the outfield. They helped take the… Continue Reading

Curry dazzles from deep, Warriors take 2-0 NBA Finals lead

by Matthew Herchik on June 3, 2018 at 10:58 pm

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry hit an NBA Finals-record nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points, leading the Golden State Warriors to a 122-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday night for 2-0 lead. Kevin Durant found his steady stroke to score 26 points to go with nine rebounds and seven assists while also… Continue Reading

Muskingum Valley League athletes shine in Columbus

by Matthew Herchik on June 2, 2018 at 9:48 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — On Friday afternoon we saw Crooksville’s Teck Kirkpatrick take home the State Title in the D-III boy’s high-jump, but that was just a preview of what was to come for the MVL on Saturday at the State Track & Field meet in Columbus. Joseph Clifford of John Glenn took home two State Championships… Continue Reading

Area athletes compete at state track and field meet

by David Carl Kinder II on June 1, 2018 at 4:42 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Area athletes competed in the finals of four different events on Friday afternoon at the state track and field meet in Columbus. The Muskingum Valley League was well represented in the boys DII long jump. Sheridan’s Ethan Tabor, who is competing in four events, took the silver medal in that event with… Continue Reading

Crooksville’s Kirkpatrick wins high jump state title

by David Carl Kinder II on June 1, 2018 at 3:35 pm

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Crooksville High School’s Teck Kirkpatrick was the first area athlete to bring home a state title at this year’s State Track and Field Meet at Ohio State University. The Crooksville senior took home the gold in the DIII boys high jump Friday afternoon. He was in a neck-and-neck competition with Anthony Bowman… Continue Reading

Warriors withstand James’ 51 points to win NBA finals game 1

by David Carl Kinder II on June 1, 2018 at 12:21 am

  OAKLAND, Calf. (AP) – Stephen Curry scored 29 points and the Golden State Warriors capitalized on a Cavaliers blunder that sent the game into overtime, withstanding a brilliant 51-point performance by Lebron James to beat Cleveland 124-114 in game 1 of the NBA finals on Thursday night. The game nearly over, James jawed with… Continue Reading

Ancer, Niemann, Matsuyama share Memorial lead after opening round

by David Carl Kinder II on May 31, 2018 at 8:45 pm

  DUBLIN, Ohio – (AP) – Hideki Matsuyama capped a furious finish at the Memorial by holing out from 130 yards for an eagle that sent him to a 7-under 65 and a share of the lead with Joaquin Niemann and Abraham Ancer. Matsuyama, who won the Memorial in 2014, was in the middle of the… Continue Reading

All-MVL baseball and softball honors handed out

by David Carl Kinder II on May 30, 2018 at 8:46 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The following is the list of all the baseball and softball players give conference awards by the Muskingum Valley League. BASEBALL Coach of the Year- Brad Barclay (John Glenn) Player of the Year – Brady Emerson (John Glenn) Pitcher of the Year – Paul Szalay (John Glenn) First Team Gavin Thompson… Continue Reading

Jack Nash to compete at State Tournament in Columbus

by Matthew Herchik on May 29, 2018 at 10:56 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Jack Nash had run in just one track & field event ever– back in 8th grade– up until three weeks ago. Now, he’s already become of the top runners in the state. The Rosecrans senior will compete at the State Track & Field Tournament this Friday at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at Ohio… Continue Reading

Sheridan’s 11 state qualifiers ready for Columbus

by David Carl Kinder II on May 28, 2018 at 6:02 pm

  THORNVILLE, Ohio –  There aren’t many high schools in Ohio that will be sending more athletes to the state track and field meet than Sheridan. In total Sheridan will be sending 11 of their best to Columbus to compete in ten different events. Adam Huffman has been the Generals head coach the last ten… Continue Reading