Stories tagged with: baseball

June 20, 2013 - 3:33pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

The Badges for Baseball program is funded by a grant from the Cal Ripken Senior Foundation and by the Ohio Attorney General's Office that lets kids ages 10 to 14 team up with law enforcement officers to teach them critical life lessons..  and it's coming to Zanesville for the summer.

"Basically the goal of the program is to provide positive experiences for kids with law enforcement officers and to get them involved in physical activity. But also teach them life long skills...

May 1, 2013 - 7:34pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

A local man gets a baseball park named his honor for his hard work in the community.

Lee Eppley is 74 years young. He is the President of the midget league and has worked for the Y-City Park for over 40 years.

" Well I come out here and I mowed grass, drug the fields and worked on the stands just a little bit of everything as maintenance goes," Eppley said.

The owners of the park were going to sell the property and he and his committee stepped in a raised money to...

April 11, 2013 - 6:48pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

Charles Thomas, an African-American man and Zanesville High School graduate was recruited to play baseball at Ohio Wesleyan University by Branch Rickey, the same man who signed Jackie Robinson to the Major Leagues.

"The model of Jackie Robinson, as far as who Branch Rickey was looking for is a man by the name of Charles Thomas who grew up here in Zanesville and went to school here in Zanesville and went to Ohio Wesleyan and based on some of his experiences at Ohio Wesleyan and...

February 16, 2013 - 7:45pm
3 years 22 weeks ago

Patrick Bollinger, President of the Muskingum Valley Oldtimers Association is proud to announce that the Ohio Valley Regional Baseball Tournament will be coming to Zanesville this July.  Bollinger says the tournament is a stepping stone for teens ages 13-15 who want to advance their baseball careers, and often go on to play in college and for the Major Leagues.

"It's going to be a big deal for our community , it'll be a big deal for the kids that have a chance to play on this...

July 26, 2011 - 4:18pm
5 years 1 day ago

Local Babe Ruth Baseball teams and the Muskingum Valley Old Timers Association are making history while celebrating 50 years of baseball.

This weekend the 13 year old Americans and 14 year old Nationals will represent Ohio at the Regional Tournaments in Illinois.  Zanesville Babe Ruth Manager Rick Perone said this is the first time that a local 13 year old team has won its state championship.

"It was total excitement in Cambridge, for sure.  We were all excited,...

July 1, 2011 - 10:56pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

Roth/Gardner Memorial Tournament

@ Ridgewood High School

Dresden 5, Indian Valley 3

@ Lake Park

Coshocton 5, Zanesville 1

WP: Brad Schlabach; LP: Alex Lake

CO: Trent Lingo 2-3, 2 2Bs, 2 RBIs

CO: Michael Adams 1-3, 2B, RBI

Dresden 5, Coshocton 2

WP: Tyler Miller , LP: Jalen Miller

TV: Jimmy Moore 2-3, 4 RBIs


June 19, 2011 - 4:37pm
5 years 5 weeks ago

American Legion Baseball

Dresden Post #399 10, Southeastern Black Sox 2 (Game 1)

WP: Wed Hudson - CG, 2 R, 5 H, 5 K

(DRESDEN) - A four run inning proved to be more than enough for Dresden Post #399 in the opener of its Sunday doubleheader against the Southeastern Black Sox. 

Dresden picked up the win, 10-2, scoring in only two innings, the first and the sixth.  Daniel Sensabaugh (Tri-Valley) and Jason...

November 10, 2010 - 7:42pm
5 years 37 weeks ago

Tri-Valley's Eli Martin has signed with Kent State to pitch for the Golden Flashes. The Scotties ace enters his Senior campaign in Dresden having won awards such as first team All-Ohio and MVL player of the year for his 8-1 record and 0.57 ERA last season. Martin will join the Flashes attack following his Senior season in the spring of 2012. [Click the video link for more]

May 20, 2010 - 8:15pm
6 years 9 weeks ago

H.S. Baseball

D-II District Final @ River View H.S.

Indian Valley 0 Zanesville 3

-Cole Hudson (Zanes): WP; 7IP, 0H, 0R, 14K (Hudson throws now hitter

-Matt Maxwell (Zanes); 2RBI

Blue Devils advance to play Logan Elm in the Regional Semi-Final Thurs, May 27 @ 2 PM


D-II District Final @ Dublin Coffman H.S.

Grove City Christian 1 Newark Catholic 2 (F/9)...

May 19, 2010 - 8:01pm
6 years 9 weeks ago

H.S. Softball

D-II District Semi-Final @ Unioto H.S.

Chillicothe 0 Sheridan 3

Generals advance to play winner of Gallia Academy/Circleville Saturday @ 1 PM


D-II District Semi-Final @ Pickerington Central H.S.

Olentangy 0 Lakewood 10 (F/5)

Lancers advance to play Canal Winchester in the District Final Friday @ 5 PM


D-II District Semi-Final @...

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