Stories tagged with: West Muskingum High School

April 16, 2015 - 3:16pm
32 weeks 2 days ago

West Muskingum High School is holding a special event in the coming days.

For the first time ever on Monday, April 27th at 6PM, former Ohio State Football players will be making an appearance at the local educational facility. The players will be taking part in a basketball game. The high school is co-hosting the event with the Richard's Wish Foundation. We spoke to Sam Gianettino who gave us an overview of some of the things guests will enjoy.

"We're going to have some OSU...

September 6, 2014 - 7:41pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

 Around 25 kids participated in a Punt, Pass and Kick competition at West Muskingum High School Saturday. The goal was to get kids active.

Zane State hosted the event, but the Punt, Pass and Kick competitions are sponsored by NFLPlay60 and U.S.A. football. Shelley Zimmerman, the program director for the sport and fitness management program at Zane State said it's a way to get out into the community and help her students learn about coaching.

"We definitely want kids to...

December 18, 2013 - 6:39pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

In October of this year, the community came together to help out a local school win an online competition to help offset the costs for student athletes to participate in sports. Wednesday was the check presentation and the school made a surprising decision.

"Every year, former Ohio State University and NFL superstar, Chris Spielman, provides a 10 thousand dollar check for the school who gets the most votes in an online competition known as the High School Team Challenge. The money...

November 5, 2013 - 3:23pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

There is some exciting news out of West Muskingum High School Tuesday evening.

Last Tuesday, WHIZ spoke with two students regarding a competition called "The Chris Spielman High School Team Challenge". The school was apart of the online contest, in the hopes to win money for the pay to play sports program.

Tuesday, after three rounds of stiff competition and 7 weeks of hard work by the community, it was confirmed by West Muskingum's Athletic Director, Daryl Satterfield...

October 29, 2013 - 6:11pm
2 years 4 weeks ago

West Muskingum High School needs your help to win several thousand dollars for its sports program.

The school is participating in the Chris Spielman High School Team Challenge and have made it to the final round. If they win, they will receive 10 thousand dollars for their pay to play sports programs. At the local school, there are 17 sports and activities that hundreds of students participate in and they have to pay for all expenditures.

“Basically, it just helps our...

August 21, 2013 - 9:28pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

When you have just two wins in the last three seasons, there is a lot to prove. The West Muskingum football team will try to prove themselves this upcoming season. After going winless a year ago, head coach Jeremy Ketcham returns eight upperclassmen and is determined to change the culture of Tornado football.

The team has been hard at work this week in preparation for their final preseason scrimmage Friday against Bishop Rosecrans. That game is set to be played at 7:30 pm at...

August 17, 2013 - 10:41pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

You only get one chance to make a good first impression, and both the Zanesville and West Muskingum boys were trying to do that Saturday afternoon. The two soccer teams squared off in Crew Stadium in Columbus for their opener, and the Blue Devils came away winners.

After a bit of a slow start for both teams, seniors Noah Vincent and Zach Scott put in first half goals to give Zanesville a 2-0 lead at the half. Both sides regrouped and seemed to play much more controlled soccer in the...

August 16, 2013 - 5:06pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

It's not every day that you get to play in a professional stadium. But two local soccer teams will do just that Saturday afternoon. Both the Zanesville and West Muskingum boys will kick off their seasons against each other at Crew Stadium.

Both teams were hard at work Friday in preparation for the showdown in Columbus. West Muskingum comes into this season with high expectations, after going 9-7-2, in their playoff run a year ago. Head coach Ryan Barks returns six...

November 3, 2012 - 12:24pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

The West Muskingum High School dance team held a holiday fundraiser Saturday to help with expenses.

The bazaar used to be an annual tradition for the "Twisters" dance team, but was lost in the process of coaching changes. Now, for the 2nd year in a row, the tradition has been restored, and a holiday bazaar was held at West Muskingum High School. The event aims to ease the costs for those who participate. Since programs at West M are pay-to-play, the extra money raised can be...

June 12, 2012 - 3:29pm
3 years 24 weeks ago

One local teacher will be recognized by the President of the United States later this month.

Tami Fitzgerald, a science teacher at West Muskingum High School for the past thirty years has been selected to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in science. After being nominated by Principal Ray Peyton, Fitzgerald had her work cut out for her.

"I had to video tape me teaching a class, I had to submit lesson plans, student work samples, had to do discussion, pick a major...

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