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Ohio Women Earn First Postseason Win in School History

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In the first ever Women’s National Invitational Tournament visit for Ohio Women’s basketball (25-6) the ‘Cats defeat the Marshall Thundering Herd (21-12), 76-68, to claim their first postseason victory in school history. In the early portion the ‘Cats owned the Thundering Herd on the defensive side of the basketball. Their offense was not too shabby… Read More

Vinton County Pulls Away Late Against River Valley

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River Valley’s zone defense puzzled the Lady Vikings throughout the first three quarters, until Jalen Hale and Michaela Puckett began boxing out and finding their way to the basket. The duo’s performance allowed Vinton County to pull away and secure a 57-50 victory over the Lady Raiders. The Lady Vikings also relied heavily on forcing turnovers… Read More

Tri-Valley Defense Stands Strong Against Boardman

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The Tri-Valley Scotties (10-1) pitched a defensive shutout against the Boardman Spartans (6-5), winning the contest 27-2. Tri-Valley shut down the Boardman offense. The Spartans combined for 150 total yards on the evening, and they could not find their passing game. They had just four completions through 48 minutes of football. Tri-Valley forced a three-and-out… Read More

Red-Hot Teams in Tri-Valley, Boardman to Meet

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The fifth-seeded Tri-Valley Scotties (9-1) are perennial playoff contenders, having made seven consecutive postseasons, but they have yet to make a deep run come crunch time. Last season’s campaign was cut short when Tri-Valley lost to the eventual state runners-up in Athens 41-20. With the hopes of a deeper run in mind, the Scotties will… Read More

Tri-Valley Clinches Share of MVL Title

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Maysville running back Johnny Ruckle has not played since week three after an ACL injury. However, instead of getting surgery and sitting on the bench for the rest of the season, Ruckle returned Friday due to a huge rivalry that drew quite a crowd at Maysville Athletic Complex. The Tri-Valley Scotties (8-1, 7-0) defeated the… Read More

Stout Defenses to Meet during Sheridan vs. Philo

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Two weeks ago, the Sheridan Generals (4-2, 4-0) were not sitting far away from the Philo Electrics (3-3, 2-2) in the MVL standings. But all of that changed last week when the Generals beat Maysville 14-6 to stay undefeated in Conference play. This week, they have to prove that win wasn’t just a fluke. In… Read More

Extra Points: Crooksville, Sheridan Offenses Shine

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Crooksville vs. West Muskingum The Crooksville (2-3, 1-2) offense came to play on Friday night, taking care of the West Muskingum Tornadoes (1-4, 0-4) 56-34. The Ceramics started quickly with Chaz Love and Daulton Finck each recording rushing touchdowns to put Crooksville up 13-0 seven minutes before the half. West Muskingum took advantage of the… Read More

West Muskingum Surges Late to Beat John Glenn

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West Muskingum (1-2, 1-2) overcame a defensive battle in Zanesville Saturday night to beat rival John Glenn Little Muskies (0-3, 0-1) 13-7. Wide receiver Cameron Strauss played hero for the Tornadoes, hauling in a 55-yard reception with only 90 seconds remaining. The catch capped off a productive half from Strauss which saw him bring in… Read More