Two years ago when Whit Parks took over as the Maysville head coach, he knew that he was going to have a tough road ahead. Year one saw the Panthers lose all ten games, but in year two Parks and the Panthers saw a dramatic turn around. Maysville won six games but it is not the end result Parks wants. He wants to take that next step, and have the fans in South Zanesville hoping for maybe the schools first ever playoff berth.
Two a days are a time where football teams get a chance to learn their offense, defense, and refine their skills. The real fun though begins when the kids get to put on the gear and start to hit one another in preperation for the grueling 10 weeks they are about to face. Teams are allowed to practice in pads this week but can't officially start hitting till Saturday. Click the watch video link as Jed DeMuesy explains the process of the acclimation period and what it means to the players and...
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.
In 1975, at the ripe old age of 23, Maysville head coach Whit Parks became a head coach for the first time at Division VI Danville High School. To commemorate the 35th Anniversary of his first venture into head coaching, WHIZ Sports' Jed DeMuesy quizzed Coach Parks on a time so long ago: 1975.
Maysville students kicked it in to high gear to raise money for a good cause.
The high school students took to the track for a miniature Relay for Life, honoring those who's lives have been touched by cancer.
"Every year they look forward to doing this," said teacher and walk co-coordinator Missy Talbot. "We start in April and they really like getting their teams together, they get to pick when they come out and walk. They get to miss a little bit of class and have...