Stories tagged with: Football

August 24, 2011 - 6:36pm
4 years 4 days ago

Many thought the Tri-Valley Scotties' playoff hopes were dead after its loss to Sheridan last year.  However, that wasn't the case. 

Not only did the Dawgs make the postseason; they shocked the region, knocking off two-seed New Albany in Week 11. 

Yet this came as no surprise to folks in Dresden.  Those fans have been expecting victory since the arrival of head coach Justin Buttermore, who, this season, looks to continues his team's recent...

August 22, 2011 - 1:41pm
4 years 4 days ago

(ZANESVILLE) -- The 2011 High School football season is almost underway, and the Zanesville Blue Devils couldn't be happier.

It's been a rocky offseason for ZHS.  The Red, White, and Blue have been hard at work replacing 21 seniors from last year's team, on top of handling a mild Impetigo outbreak during two-a-days and the death of freshman football player Grant Hickman.

The start of the 2011 school year may prove just as rocky, as on Monday, head...

August 19, 2011 - 10:25pm
4 years 1 week ago

Preseason High School Football

Zanesville 13, Tri-Valley 7

(DRESDEN) -- The Zanesville Blue Devils picked up a win in their final tune up before the start of the 2011 High School football season, but not in the way the Red, White, and Blue had envisioned.

Fresh off the school's fourth trip to the OHSAA playoffs, ZHS needed two fourth-down conversions on its opening drive, the latter a nine yard run from K.J. Grimmet that broke a...

August 19, 2011 - 9:32pm
4 years 1 week ago

Two area football teams that battled each other in a scrimmage Friday night, have been busy this week battling the spread of skin infections in their players.

Thursday Tri-Valley was notified one of their football players contracted MRSA. And since last week 20 Zanesville players have come down with impetigo.

“It can start looking just like anything. It kind of takes advantage of an open wound and it'll kind of get a red, sore crust  with pus, it starts to ooze,...

November 26, 2010 - 6:53pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

Local bars are preparing for the big OSU vs. Michigan game on Saturday.

The public will have plenty of options on places to go to watch the game. The Barn in Zanesville is luring customers in by decking out its menu Buckeye style.

"We've got an entire Ohio State menu, some wonderful drink specials, it's the place to be to watch the Buckeyes, it's tradition, people have been coming here for years and years and years," said Manager of the Barn Dustin Steed...

October 11, 2010 - 3:55pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

High School Football Standings (Thru Week 7)

Muskingum Valley League

Sheridan                 5-0   7-0
Tri-Valley                 5-0   6-1
John Glenn             4-2  4-3
Crooksville ...

August 11, 2010 - 8:47pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

Its been a rough three years in McConnelsville. The county seat of Morgan County has seen their beloved Raiders go from having success to having struggles, but things may be turning around down the river as JT Raymond reports in our two-a-day team preview. [Click the video link on the right]

August 4, 2010 - 11:54pm
5 years 3 weeks ago

Not too many people would opt to spend a day in Casey Williams' shoes. It's not that Tri-Valley's wide receiver isn't a great kid, an oustanding athlete or a good student. It's more about having to spend a day in a pair of kicks that might have everyone staring at you. Jed DeMuesy reports. [Click the video link on the right]

August 3, 2010 - 8:26pm
5 years 1 week ago

Football seaons has kicked off in Southeast Ohio and local teams are gearing up for their season opener which happens in less than a month. Over the next few weeks WHIZ will take an inside look at all the Muskingum Valley League schools along with Bishop Rosecrans and Zanesville in our annual two a day team previews. Underneath is the scheduled area dates for each school, so you can check out when your team will be featured.


Two a days preview schedule:


July 28, 2010 - 8:51pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

WHIZ has learned that pending final school board approval, Jeremy Ketcham will be the new head football coach at West Muskingum High School. Ketcham was a three year football letterwiner at Crooksville High School, the OU graduate is entering his seventh year in the Tornado football program, serving the last five years as the offensive coordinator. The transition between departing head coach Paul Perry should be relatively smooth, considering Ketcham has overseen a majority of...

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