Little Muskies overcome long layoff to win opener over Philo

by David Carl Kinder II on December 12, 2017 at 10:43 pm

  PHILO, Ohio – John Glenn head coach Greg Woodard admitted that his team has really only be able to practice together for about 10 days. However, it didn’t seem to mater much Tuesday night as they won their opener over Philo 62-38. With the John Glenn football team making it to the state semi-finals, Woodard had… Continue Reading

12-12-2017 Basketball Scoreboard

by David Carl Kinder II on December 12, 2017 at 1:45 pm

  BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL River View 50 Zanesville 85 *Aronde Myers (Zanesville) 21 points West Muskingum 53 Morgan 68 *Marty Sidewell (Morgan) 24 points John Glenn 62 Philo 38 *Justin Heacock (John Glenn) 17 points Maysville 94 Crooksville 66 Heath 46 New Lexington 52 Marietta 64 Cambridge 62 (OT) Coshocton 38 New Philadelphia 45… Continue Reading

Steelers lock up AFC North with 39-38 win over Ravens

by Matthew Herchik on December 11, 2017 at 1:26 am

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers won one for injured star Ryan Shazier — and wrapped up the AFC North in the process. Chris Boswell made a 46-yard field goal with 42 seconds left and Pittsburgh’s defense overcame a sloppy night to stop one Baltimore’s last-gasp drive in the Steelers’ 39-38 victory Sunday night. The… Continue Reading

Buttermore, Edwards to coach in North-South All-Star Game

by Matthew Herchik on December 10, 2017 at 9:31 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio North-South All-Star Game coaches have been announced. Rosters will be finalized in January. Two area coaches were named among the staffs. Tri-Valley coach Justin Buttermore will be the Head Coach for the South Division 1-3 Team, while John Glenn coach Matt Edwards will be an assistant on the South Division 4-7… Continue Reading

Packers rally to stun winless Browns 27-21 in overtime

by Matthew Herchik on December 10, 2017 at 8:29 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Green Bay Packers came back to set the stage for Aaron Rodgers’ comeback. Brett Hundley threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams in overtime as the Packers rallied from a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter for a 27-21 win on Sunday over the Cleveland Browns, who remain winless. Cleveland… Continue Reading

Trubisky, Howard lead Bears over hapless Bengals 33-7

by Matthew Herchik on December 10, 2017 at 8:15 pm

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Mitchell Trubisky threw for a touchdown and ran for another in his best showing yet, and the Chicago Bears ended a five-game losing streak by routing the lackluster Cincinnati Bengals 33-7 on Sunday, their most lopsided victory in five years. Jordan Howard ran for 147 yards and a pair of touchdowns… Continue Reading

Maysville improves to 5-0, tops Licking Valley 72-44

by Matthew Herchik on December 9, 2017 at 10:55 pm

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The Maysville Panthers are still unbeaten, moving to 5-0 on the young season after a 72-44 victory over the Panthers of Licking Valley on Saturday night. Maysville entered Saturday night’s game averaging almost 77 points per game, while holding their opponents to just 36 points per game. Though they held just an 11 point… Continue Reading

Lady Blue Devils roll past Coshocton to pick up first victory

by David Carl Kinder II on December 9, 2017 at 6:51 pm

  ZANESVILLE, Ohio – With a home win Saturday, Zanesville girls head coach Seth Martin has notched his first victory at his alma mater. Martin’s Blue Devils had dropped their first two games of the year, falling to New Philadelphia and Dover. However, Saturday at Winland Gymnasium they exploded offensively to take down Coshocton 76-12. The… Continue Reading

12-9-2017 Basketball Scoreboard

by David Carl Kinder II on December 9, 2017 at 6:19 pm

  BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Rosecrans 45 Grove City Christian 58 *Matt Applegate (Rosecrans) 14 points GIRL HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL Coshocton 12 Zanesville 76 *Kenzie Newsom (Zanesville) 15 points Rosecrans 54 Grove City Christian 34 John Glenn 68 West Muskingum 40 *Lyndi Slack (John Glenn) 18 points Philo 53 Crooksville 32 Tri-Valley 81 New Lexington… Continue Reading

Tri-Valley girls roll against New Lex, remain unbeaten

by Matthew Herchik on December 9, 2017 at 6:02 pm

NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio — The Tri-Valley girls called off the “dawgs” early Saturday afternoon, as they cruised to an 81-12 victory in Perry County against New Lexington. The game was never close as Tri-Valley used crisp ball movement and a stifling defense to open up a 29-0 lead after just one quarter of play. The Lady… Continue Reading