NFL prospect to meet with police Monday on rape accusation

by Associated Press on April 27, 2017 at 3:43 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for former Ohio State star Gareon Conley says the NFL prospect plans to meet with detectives and give a DNA sample after the NFL draft to counter accusations that he raped a woman earlier this month. The cornerback projected as a first-round pick in the NFL draft before the police… Continue Reading

MVL baseball and softball standings

by David Carl Kinder II on April 25, 2017 at 9:42 pm

BASEBALL Tri-Valley (10-1) John Glenn (10-2) Sheridan (9-2) Maysville (7-5) Crooksville (4-7) Morgan (4-8) New Lexington (3-8) Philo (3-8) West Muskingum (1-10) SOFTBALL Tri-Valley (10-1) John Glenn (10-2) Sheridan (8-4) Maysville (7-5) New Lexington (6-5) Philo (4-6) West Muskingum (3-7) Morgan (2-10) Crooksville (1-11)

Sheridan baseball picks up key MVL win; JG softball tops Sheridan

by David Carl Kinder II on April 25, 2017 at 9:32 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – It came down to the wire, but the Sheridan Generals beat John Glenn on the road to move up in the MVL baseball standings. The Generals jumped out to a 9-2 lead at one point but the Little Muskies fought their way back before eventually falling 10-7. The Generals move… Continue Reading

Ohio point guard transferring to Big Ten

by David Carl Kinder II on April 25, 2017 at 4:26 pm

  ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio point guard Jaaron Simmons is leaving Athens for the University of Michigan. Simmons, a Dayton native, has accepted a scholarship offer from the Wolverines and will be on the 2017-2018 team as a graduate transfer. He had declared for the NBA draft in March but did not sign with an… Continue Reading

John Glenn fighting for first place in MVL

by David Carl Kinder II on April 24, 2017 at 9:34 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Much like the boys basketball season, the MVL baseball title race looks like it’ll come down to John Glenn, Tri-Valley, and Sheridan. Coming into Monday the Little Muskies and Scotties were tied atop the MVL with 9-1 league records. John Glenn beat West Muskingum at home 6-3 and the Scotties… Continue Reading

Zanesville Jets getting ready for season and in need of players

by David Carl Kinder II on April 23, 2017 at 8:25 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Zanesville Jets opened their first practice of the year on Sunday but are in need of some help. The Jets, who are getting ready for their fourth year of semi-pro football, are well short of their goal of 40 players for their roster. Head Coach Eric Clark said he knows… Continue Reading

Browns and Bengals schedule released

by David Carl Kinder II on April 22, 2017 at 8:39 pm

  The NFL has released the regular season schedule for all 32 teams. Here is the schedule for both the Browns and Bengals. CLEVELAND BROWNS Sept. 10 vs. Pittsburgh 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at Baltimore 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at Indianapolis 1 p.m. Oct. 1 vs. Cincinnati 1 p.m. Oct. 8 vs. NY Jets 1… Continue Reading

Tetirick signs to play softball at Westminster

by David Carl Kinder II on April 22, 2017 at 4:05 pm

  NEW CONCORD, Ohio – Another local athlete has signed their letter to continue their athletic career at the next level. John Glenn’s Bre Tetirick signed to play softball at Westminster College in Pennsylvania. Tetirick played both catcher and third base for the Little Muskies and in the summer played on the Road Runners softball… Continue Reading

Blue Devils move to 11-2 with win over Rosecrans

by Matt Ryan on April 21, 2017 at 11:47 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The Zanesville Blue Devils defeated Rosecrans 11-1 in six innings Friday night at Jay Payton Field. The Blue Devils move to 11-2 on the regular season and a 7-1 record in ECOL play. LOCAL SPORTS SCOREBOARD HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL ROSECRANS 1 ZANESVILLE 11 COSHOCTON 5 NEW PHILADELPHIA 3 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL CHICAGO… Continue Reading