Brandon Nguyen netted a hat trick as Zanesville defeated Philo, 6-0, on "Senior Night." Doug Welker, Jacob Fitz and Logan Graham also scored for the Blue Devils. Zanesville will take on the winner of Tri-Valley and Olentangy in the playoffs while Philo is set to battle West Holmes.
HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD
ROSECRANS 7, HORIZON SCIENCE ACADEMY 0 JOHN GLENN 7, LICKING HEIGHTS 0 RIVER VIEW 2, WEST MUSKINGUM 1 NEWARK...
Philo volleyball took a 2-0 lead against Tri-Valley only to see that lead disappear into thin air as the Lady Dawgs rallied to force a fifth set. The Electrics showed up when it mattered most, though, taking the final set and the win.
John Glenn also won, so both Philo and the Lady Muskies are tied for the top spot in the MVL.
HIGH SCHOOL SCOREBOARD
JOHN GLENN 3, NEW LEXINGTON 0 NEW PHILADELPHIA 3, COSHOCTON 0...
The Muskingum County commissioners were supposed to be presented with multiple bids for road resurfacing in both Philo and Dresden Monday morning.
However, there was only one bid for Philo repairs and no bids for Dresden.
"With the Philo project that actual bid exceeded ten percent of our estimate, so we will have to re-bid that project," Sheila Samson, the Community Development Director for Muskingum County said. "With Dresden we did not receive any bids, so we...
Maysville handed John Glenn its first MVL loss in volleyball by winning in straight sets, 25-18, 25-20, 26-24. Aubrie Clarke was perfect on her serving and added 19 assists. Kori Sidwell pitched 12 digs, 9 kills and 1 ace. Mylie Swauger registered seven kills and seven digs.
In girls soccer, West Muskingum beat Philo, 1-0, thanks to a lone goal from Ashley Guthridge in the 36th minute. Tornado keeper Chelcey Tusing turned in the shutout.
A fire this afternoon in Philo injured an area man.
It happened at 210 3rd street just before 2:00PM. A neighbor who witnessed the fire said they saw smoke coming out of the home's kitchen window. Harrison Township Assisstant Fire Chief Terry Moore says the fire started in the bathroom of the home, when a curling iron was left on and it caught some clothes on fire. No one was home at the time of the blaze, but a man who entered the structure to make sure no one was inside, suffered...