Stories tagged with: John Glenn

December 6, 2013 - 5:33pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

The winter weather has left its mark on plenty so far, including the high school basketball games for Friday. All area games have been cancelled, and will hopefully be rescheduled later this season.

Some teams have pushed tonight's games to tomorrow, in hopes that things will clear up overnight. That means, of course, all of WHIZ's radio and TV games will be cancelled for this weekend. We are still looking at re-scheduling them at a future date.

To find...

December 3, 2013 - 10:53pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

 High School Boys Basketball:

West Muskingum 29 John Glenn 61
JG: Paker Evans- 15pts; Drew Rackley-12pts

New Lexington 42 Tri-Valley 79
TV: Avery Williams- 22pts; Cam Craig- 18pts

Crooksville 37 Philo 57
P: Layken Fletcher- 15pts; Chase Hambel- 14pts
C: Tanner German- 17pts; Jaylen Murphy- 13pts

Morgan 36 Sheridan 74
S: Tyler King- 10pts, 10reb...

December 3, 2013 - 8:00pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

 Divsion III All Ohio:


First Team

Ends: Ajay Alderman, Granville, 5-11, 165, sr.; Cory Contini, Dover, 6-1, 165, jr.
Backs:Jamal Johnson, New Philadelphia, 5-6, 170, sr.
Kicker_Eric Fox, Cambridge, 6-0, 175, sr.

Linebackers:Clifford Clark, Cambridge, 6-3, 205, sr.

Offensive players of the year: Luke Kennard, Franklin; Jamal Jackson, New Philadelphia; DeShone Kizer, Tol. Cent. Cath...

November 22, 2013 - 10:19am
2 years 39 weeks ago

A letter written by Mercury astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom brings in thousands of dollars in an on-line auction site. 

The letter from Grissom to his mother sold for $13,155 on the site run by RR Auction in Amherst, New Hampshire. 

The letter said that all the other astronauts were mad that John Glenn, a native of New Concord, was picked to be the first to orbit the Earth. In the letter Grissom  also said that the astronauts expressed their views prior to...

November 21, 2013 - 6:41am
2 years 39 weeks ago

 It seems not everyone was excited about New Concord Native John Glenn becoming the first man to orbit the earth. 

A letter written by Virgil "Gus" Grissom is up for auction on the online site RR Auction out of Amherst, New Hampshire.

In the letter written on Project Mercury letterhead the man writes his mother that he's been feeling low for the past few days and that "all of us are mad because Glenn was picked." He went on to write that the...

November 16, 2013 - 6:51pm
2 years 40 weeks ago

After the recent removal of a religious memorial at John Glenn High School, one local T-shirt shop decided to take a stand.

The owners of Four Season Graphics say they wanted to turn a negative event for the community into a positive one by selling shirts as a fundraiser for Christ's Table. Hundreds of community members came out to purchase the Christian themed t-shirts and show their support to the high school.

"So we were not expecting the crowd that came today, a lot of...

November 8, 2013 - 11:47pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

Division II Region 5:

Northland 21  New Albany 35
Licking Heights 0 Mansfield Senior 24
Dublin Scioto 3 Worthington Kilbourne 38
St. Charles 0  Zanesville 38

Division III Region 9

Logan Elm 55  Athens 74
New Philadelphia 21 Tri-Valley 47
Dover 14 Marion-Franklin 34...

November 3, 2013 - 4:18pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Earlier this afternoon the OHSAA released their official final rankings for football teams in the state of Ohio. That means the playoffs are now set and here are the pairings for the first round of the High School Playoffs:

Division II Region 5:

St. Charles (7-2) at Zanesville (10-0) at Sulsberger Stadium

Division III Region 9:

New Philadelphia (9-1) at Tri-Valley (8-2) at Jack Anderson Stadium Dover (7-3) at Marion Franklin (9-1)

November 2, 2013 - 3:02pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Sheridan has had one of the best cross country seasons of anyone in the MVL and the area and today one of their own earned the ultimate prize. Senior Matt Bromley who has won the District and Regional Race capped off the trifecta winning the State Meet's race today.

Bromley ran the race in a time of 16:04.58 which won the race by six seconds over his next closest contestant. With the win Bromley is a State Champion and his teammate Joey Palumbo who is just a sophmore finished 21 in the...

November 1, 2013 - 3:57pm
11 weeks 6 days ago

East Central Ohio League:

Zanesville 60 Marietta 0
Cambridge 50 Meadowbrook 12
Maysville 20 Claymont 19
M: Game Winning TD as Time Expired
Rosecrans 7 Fort Frye 53
Coshocton 26 River View 13
New Philadelphia 34 Dover 28 3OT

Muskingum Valley League

John Glenn 28 ...

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