The Muskingum County Courthouse shines blue and white to show support for the Zanesville Blue Devil football team. Zanesville will travel to Paul Brown Tiger Stadium on Friday to take on Archbishop Hoban for a final four matchup with the winner advancing to the state finals.
You can catch all the live action of the game beginning at 7:15 p.m. on Friday on WHIZ AM 1240 and right here on whiznews.com
After finishing the 2014 season with a .500 record, the Zanesville Blue Devils are hoping for a major turnaround this season. For that to happen, head coach Chad Grandstaff and the Devils are taking a week by week approach to the 2015 season, with the ultimate goal being a post season appearance. Morgan Overbey has the story.
The OHSAA board of directors voted on Thursday to remove students who attend community schools and STEM schools from their local public schools enrollment numbers. That means the Zanesville Community School's enrollment numbers will no longer be counted towards the Blue Devils total enrollment. This change could also affect the division allignments that will be used for the upcoming fall sports season.
For the past 50 years the Zanesville Blue Devils have played football inside John D. Sulsberger Stadium.
As the Blue Devil's season concludes this week they'll be having a special tribute for the 50th anniversary. Zanesville High School Athletic Director Scott Aronhalt said it is important to remember the past.
"It's critical," said Aronhalt. "I think that's one of the things that overall if you look in society today I don't think we do a good job of understanding...
The Zanesville football team has alot to be thankful for this November. The Devils have rolled off 13 straight victories, captured an ECOL championship, and advanced to the State Final Four for just the second time in school history. Despite all the hype, the Devils are business as usual this week, and most of all, thankful for the opportunity.
The success of Zanesville football transcends the field of play this season. Everyone has played a part....from the players, coaches, parents, and even new technology. Recently, a high tech website has helped the process of distributing game footage from schools each week. JT Raymond has more on this handy invention.