NEW LEXINGTON, OHIO- Theressa Snyder, Executive Director and Medical Manager, Perry Behavioral Health Choices, said that she met with Stivers and his staff earlier this year at an Opiate Roundtable discussion.
It was after that discussion that Snyder invited Stivers to come out to Perry Behavioral Health Choices in New Lexington on Tuesday.
“Today Stivers visited Evolution, which is our 10 bed men’s residential program. We then toured Eclipse, which...
The New Lexington Panthers introduced four head coaches Tuesday afternoon.
Jeremy Duer, Don Epifano, and Bobbie Cook have all been named head coaches for this upcoming school year. Duer will head the basketball program in his first official head coaching job. Epifano will lead the Lady Panther basketball program after serving as an assitant coach. Cook returns to the volleyball program after a successful career as a player for the New Lex Panthers.
New Lexington pitcher and first baseman Will Poling signed a National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at West Virginia Wesleyan College. The Bobcats play in the Mountain East Conference.
Poling is hitting .413 on the season with 26 RBI's, 20 runs scored and 15 stolen bases. On the mound, Poling is 5-4 with a 2.41 ERA with 74 strikeouts in 75 1/3 innings. The southpaw is a three-year letterman for the Panthers.
New Lexington senior Matt Adams has another accomplishment to add to his already stellar season; a national championship. Adams defeated Norton's Mitch Bischoff to win this year's senior division NHSCA National Championship.
"I got my mindset right and went in there and wrestled my match and did what I had to do," Adams stated. "I'm happy for the school, the community and everybody that supported me."
To get to this match, Adams had to beat the odds....
New Lexington Senior Matt Adams already has an MVL championship as well as a state championship under his belt, but tomorrow will be his biggest battle yet.
Adams will hit the mat in a rematch with Mitch Bischoff, the grappler he beat in this year's state finals. Getting to this point was not an easy journey. Adams had to defeat two Division-1 wrestlers in Christian Rebottaro, Michigan State Recruit, and Gabe Beyer, a Penn State recruit.
New Lexington senior Matt Adams secures his spot in the history books as a 2016 wrestling state champion. Licking Valley's Jake Martinez also tried to secure a spot in the history books, but fell to Brent Moore of St. Paris Graham Local.
D-1 132 LBS: Luke Hernandez (Tri-Valley), 8th place
D-2 152 LBS: Luciano Mendicino (Granville), 6th place 170 LBS: Anthony Moran (Licking Valley), 7th place
Perry County Sheriff William Barker says a major drug trafficker has been indicted on multiple charges. The Sheriff says 40-year-old Jamie Myer of New Lexington was charged after a five month investigation that included the Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force. Barker says the investigation centered on trafficking heroin throughout the greater New Lexington and Perry County area. Barker says Myer is accused of participating with the sale and distribution of over 31 ounces of heroin and...
The New Lexington wrestling team took part in the 2016 State Wrestling Team Duals this morning, facing the third best team in the nation; St. Paris Graham Local. The Panthers sturggled throughout the match, but heavyweight Matt Adams came away with the lone victory New Lexington. St. Paris Graham came away with the win 69-6, recording 9 pins.
Quarterfinal 1 St. Paris Graham Local 69 - New Lexington 6 106: Jordan Crace (St. Paris...
INDIVIDUAL WINNERS 106- MATT KUHN, CROOKSVILLE 113- WILLIAM HARRIS, TRI-VALLEY 120- TJ NEWSOME, NEW LEXINGTON 126- AUSTIN RATLIFF, NEW LEXINGTON 132, LUKE HERNANDEZ, TRI-VALLEY 138- LANE HOUSEHOLDER, SHERIDAN 145- JON JUNK, WEST MUSKINGUM 152- KADEN BUGGLIN, WEST MUSKINGUM 160- CHAZ LOVE, CROOKSVILLE 170- ADAM WARFIELD, MAYSVILLE 182- SAM ALLEN, NEW LEXINGTON 195- COREY TAYLOR,...