Stories tagged with: High School Football

July 22, 2015 - 12:06am
1 year 6 days ago

Correction: New Albany's mascot is an Eagle, not a Golden Bear.

The official start of high school football across the state is less than two weeks away, but the Rosecrans Bishops are looking for a permanent head coach. Jay Campbell resigned from his post earlier this month for an opportunity at New Albany.

Campbell confirmed with WHIZ that he has accepted a position as the head freshman coach for the Eagles. He will also serve as the varsity offensive line coach and...

July 9, 2015 - 8:31pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The Zanesville Blue Devils know the feeling of being doubted.

"(People) don't expect us to win so it makes us just want to work harder and be better at what we do," said senior quarterback Derek Grandstaff. 

Coming off a 5-5 campaign in 2014, Z.H.S. is already beginning to prove the doubters wrong. The Devils won the Ohio 7-on-7 state championship and are now prepping to compete in the 7-on-7 University National Championship Series in Washington D.C.


June 27, 2015 - 12:25am
1 year 4 weeks ago

Muskingum Valley's defense held Licking County to minus 29 yards rushing and Jeremiah Jones, Brock Fargus and Daniel Scott punched in touchdowns to lead the home team past the visitors, 21-6, at Jack Anderson Stadium in the 34th annual Muskingum-Licking game.

After a scoreless 1st quarter in which both teams turned the ball over once, Muskingum Valley got the scoring started in the 2nd. Following a Collin Russell run and personal foul on Licking County, Jones scampered in from six...

June 25, 2015 - 7:04pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley All-Stars are looking to end a two-game slide to Licking County Friday night at Jack Anderson Stadium. WHIZ's Pat Chiesa takes a closer look at the home team.

June 25, 2015 - 12:31am
1 year 4 weeks ago

Licking County is not only seeking its third straight victory in the Muskingum Valley-Licking County all-star game this Friday. If the visitors scrap out a win at Jack Anderson Stadium, they even the score in the overall series. WHIZ's Mike Bundt reports from Newark.

November 22, 2014 - 12:16am
1 year 35 weeks ago

Steubenville and Athens both won regional titles on Friday night, but the similarities end there.

The Big Red captured the regional crown for the 15th time by narrowly defeating Beechcroft, 29-21. Steubenville led by 22 at the half and hung on to advance to the state final four.

Athens, on the other hand, won the regional championship for the first time in school history and did so with ease. The Bulldogs routed St. Francis DeSales, 52-20, behind a magnificent performance from...

November 15, 2014 - 6:39pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

Division 3, Region 9

#4 Athens 41, #1 Tri-Valley 20

#7 St. Francis DeSales 24, #3 Jackson 14

Division 4, Region 13

#1 Beechcroft 35, #5 Maysville 0

#3 Steubenville 21, #2 Marion-Franklin 14

November 14, 2014 - 1:26am
1 year 36 weeks ago

The Tri-Valley Scotties battle the Athens Bulldogs tonight at Sulsberger Memorial Stadium in Zanesville in the Division 3, Region 9 semifinals. The game is a rematch of last year's showdown in Logan that saw the Bulldogs escape with a 55-52 overtime victory.

Athens has scored 682 points in 11 games this season. Quarterback Joe Burrow has passed for 45 touchdowns while running back Trae Williams has rushed for 38 touchdowns.

Tri-Valley has been equally dominant on the defensive...

November 8, 2014 - 11:34pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

Trimble and Caldwell won easily on Saturday night, setting up a matchup between the two unbeaten teams in Division 7, Region 25 next weekend.

Trimble (11-0) routed Symmes Valley (6-5), 55-8, at Glouster Memorial Stadium, while Caldwell (11-0) overcame a slow start to defeat Harvest Prep (8-3), 48-25, at Howard J. Devol Memorial Stadium.

In Division 5, Region 17 action, Coshocton's season came to a close as the Redskins fell to undefeated St. Clairsville, 28-7. The Redskins end...

November 7, 2014 - 1:57am
1 year 37 weeks ago

The Tri-Valley Dawgs are in the driver's seat in Division 3, Region 9, having snatched up the top seed thanks to a perfect regular season. There's no question this team has its sights set on a deep run in the state tournament, and that run begins at home against New Philadelphia tonight

The Quakers reached up and nabbed the 8th and final playoff spot last Friday despite getting blown out by Dover at home. Like the Dawgs a season ago, New Philly is young, scrappy and hungry to surprise...

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