Zanesville senior running back De'Aunte Goins was recognized on Friday the winner of the OHSFCA Art Teynor Award.
The award is given to an Ohio high school football player who has overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrates high character values, achieves academic success, participates in community service projects and has a passion for football.
The Blue Devils fell to Archbishop Hoban 33-21 at the Paul Brown Tiger Stadium on Friday. Zanesville finishes its season with a 12-2 record. This marked the third time the Blue Devils advanced to the state final four. The Knights are set to meet Toledo Central Catholic in the D-III title game Thursday at Ohio Stadium.
The Zanesville Blue Devils had their fair share of ups and downs during the regular season, but the only direction this team has trended in the playoffs is up. WHIZ's Pat Chiesa examines how the Blue Devils have been able to step their game up when it matters most.
Zanesville football has never made it to a state championship, but the Blue Devils are one win away from doing just that. WHIZ's Pat Chiesa caught up with some of the team to preview Friday's showdown with Archbishop Hoban.