Ask any coach and they will always say after a big win, it only matters until the next game, and in Newark's case it didn't get any bigger than a last second buzzer beater against Briggs. The Wildcats have now won two straight and seem to be gathering momentum. In the MVL Tri-Valley suffered their first loss of the season during a horrible shooting night in their game against Reynoldsburg, while Sheridan, John Glenn, and West M all picked up wins against no League foes.
There seemed to be a lid on the basket at Jimmy Allen Gym for the Zanesville Blue Devils as they fell in their second staright game. The Devils only shot 30 percent from the field in the loss that saw Newark knock off Zanesville for the second time in three years. Zanesville will next hit the court against Massillion Washington on Monday December 27.
The shine was off the new Winland Memorial Gymnasium on Friday night, the inaugural game had been played, all that was left was basketball. Zanesville did not need overtime dramatics in their second contest in their new home, handing future league opponent River View a 59-31 loss. The Blue Devils record their fourth win of the year, behind senior point guard Tanner Gibson, who poured in a season high 22 points, 18 of those coming from behind the arc with six three pointers. Senior Rian...
A case surrounding an aggravated burglary in Newark remains open, and Licking County Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for anyone who can help local authorities.
The police department indicates that a suspect entered a home on First Street sometime between 3:30 and 5 a.m. on October 4th while the homeowners were sleeping. Officers says the individual took several items from the home, including electronics, medications, cash, and credit cards.
The Newark Police Department says a woman is transported to Licking Memorial Hospital with non life-threatening injuries after an accident on 21st Street.
It happened around 2:30 p.m.
Sergeant Al schaffer says the driver of the Cadillac was traveling north on 21st Street in the center turning lane when she was struck by the driver of Scion, who was pulling out of a nearby shopping center. Schaffer says while the injured driver of the Cadillac was not using the middle lane to turn...