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Morgan to host Fort Frye in Jamboree game

The Morgan and Fort Frye communities will get a preview of their respective football program this Thursday night.

  • icon Posted: August 21

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Wednesday 08/21/2019
Volleyball season opens with Fort Frye sweeping Morgan

Morgan entertained Fort Frye in the season opener for both teams, Saturday afternoon. The Lady Cadets swept the match 25-11, 25-14, 25-16.

Posted: August 21, 2019
Boys soccer home opener Thursday; girls’ Monday; cross-country begins Aug. 24

Fall sports contests continue for Morgan boys and girls soccer while the cross-country teams open their season this Saturday.

Posted: August 21, 2019
Wednesday 08/14/2019
Thrill-packed regional ride ends in heartbreaking fashion for Bev-Lowell

It was a thrill-packed ride for Beverly-Lowell Post 389/750 and their fans through the Region 5 Great Lakes Tournament at Eastern Illinois University. That run came to a heartbreaking conclusion this past Sunday.

Posted: August 14, 2019
Area golfers compete at Waterford Invitational

Area high school golfers participated in the opening week of the season at the annual Waterford Invitational on August 7.

Posted: August 14, 2019
Wednesday 08/07/2019
Beverly-Lowell baseball team battles back to win State Legion Title

Beverly-Lowell Post 389/750 fought its way through the consolation round to claim the 2019 Ohio American Legion State Baseball Championship. Post 389/750 defeated Wayne County 7-1 to advance to the American Legion Region 5 Great Lakes Tournament in Illinois this week.

Posted: August 07, 2019
Morgan HS fall sports preparation underway

Morgan High School sports teams have been hard at work preparing for the upcoming season since the first official day of practice on August 1.

Posted: August 07, 2019
Football officiating class to be held August 12

The Muskingum Valley Football Officials Association will be conducting a football officiating class beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at Zanesville HS.

Posted: August 07, 2019
Wednesday 07/31/2019
DISTRICT THREE-PEAT:  Beverly/Lowell 389/750 plays in state Legion tournament

It is back to the eight-team Ohio State American Legion Tournament for Beverly/Lowell 389/750 at Beavers Field in Lancaster.

Posted: July 31, 2019
Off to college, Myers moves to gridiron from soccer pitch

While at Morgan High School, Chance Myers lettered in soccer, basketball and baseball. So, it is only fitting that Myers plans to play a different sport in college.

Posted: July 31, 2019
New Lady Raider soccer coach Radu wants to ‘help the kids’

The official start of the fall sports season on Thursday sees a new coach, with impressive credentials, guiding the soccer players of Morgan High School. The Morgan Board of Education hired Gheorghe Radu as the Lady Raiders’ fifth coach in the program’s 13-year history.

Posted: July 31, 2019
The Raider Athletic Complex – construction underway for the future of Raider Nation

Construction began this month on a major project to benefit the athletes and students of Morgan High School.

Posted: July 31, 2019
Wednesday 07/24/2019
Deric Nesselroad offered opportunity to play soccer at West Liberty University

Morgan graduate Deric Nesselroad will look to help an emerging college soccer program grow into a contender. Nesselroad will continue his academic and soccer career at Division II West Liberty University near Wheeling, WV.

Posted: July 24, 2019
Beverly-Lowell Legion baseball team in finals of district tournament

The Beverly-Lowell Post 389/750 reached the finals of the District 11 American Legion Tournament.

Posted: July 24, 2019
Wednesday 07/17/2019
Next level opportunity sends Janes to Hocking

An opportunity to play basketball at the next level is sending Morgan graduate Tyler Janes to play at nearby Hocking College in Nelsonville.

Posted: July 17, 2019
East District coaches recognize Raider track team

The Morgan High School track teams had five members recognized by the Eastern District Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association.

Posted: July 17, 2019
Mandatory parents meeting for Morgan HS athletes

The Morgan High School Athletic Department will be conducting a mandatory meeting for all parents/guardians of children who plan to participate in sports at the high school during the 2019-2020 school year (fall, winter, and spring).

Posted: July 17, 2019
Wednesday 07/10/2019
Three-point specialist heading to college

All-Ohioan Kaylie Apperson left a huge imprint on the Morgan Lady Raider basketball program. The career 1000-point scorer will now look to take her talents to the next level at the University of Rio Grande.

Posted: July 10, 2019
Post 24 baseball team surges to winning record

A second-half surge by the Morgan Malconta American Legion Post No. 24 eighth-grade baseball team allowed them to reach the semifinals of the Muskingum Valley Old-Timers Association Postseason tournament.

Posted: July 10, 2019
Wednesday 07/03/2019
Morgan seventh-grade baseball team’s season ends

The Morgan Peoples/North Valley Bank seventh-grade Muskingum Valley Old Timers Association baseball team season came to an end in the semifinals of the league’s postseason tournament.

Posted: July 03, 2019
Post 24 8th-grade baseball team to host first round tourney game

The Malconta American Legion Post No. 24 eighth-grade baseball team was tabbed as the sixth-seed in the Musking­um Valley League Old-Timers Postseason Tournament, set to begin on Friday.

Posted: July 03, 2019
Licking County holds on for All-Star win on gridiron

Licking County held on to win the 38th annual Muskingum Valley vs. Licking County All-Star Football game, at Sheridan’s Paul Culver Stadium, Friday, June 21.

Posted: July 03, 2019
Wednesday 06/26/2019
OHSAA Scholarships awarded to local athletes

The Ohio High School Athletic Asso­cia­tion has awarded $170,750 in college scholarships to 199 recently graduated seniors across the state.

Posted: June 26, 2019
Morgan garners top seed in Seventh-Grade Tourney

The Morgan Peoples/North Valley Bank baseball squad earned the top seed in the Muskingum Valley Old-Times Association Seventh-Grade Postseason Tournament scheduled for June 26-July 1.

Posted: June 26, 2019
Post 24 split tightly contested battles

The Morgan Malconta Post 24 eighth-grade baseball team split two close contests last week. The Raiders beat Tri-Valley Black 4-3, but lost to Sheridan 5-3.

Posted: June 26, 2019
Wednesday 06/19/2019
Ohio outlasts West Virginia in annual BACF football Classic

Ohio used a strong defensive effort to score a 7-0 victory over West Virginia in the 26th annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis All-Star Football Classic at St. Marys High School’s Bill Hanlin Stadium.

Posted: June 19, 2019
Bragging Rights on the Line at Annual All-Star Football Classic Friday

The annual Muskingum Valley versus Licking County All-Star football game is slated for this Friday in Perry County.

Posted: June 19, 2019
First place seventh-graders tally wins over West M, FOP

The Morgan seventh-grade Peoples/ North Valley Bank baseball team notched key victories over West Muskingum and Zanesville FOP to keep their stranglehold on the MVOTA Seventh-Grade Southern Division.

Posted: June 19, 2019
Post 24 continues upswing in wins over West M, Crooksville

The Morgan Malconta Post 24 eighth-grade baseball team continued their upswing. Post 24 rallied to beat West Muskingum and cruise past Crooksville. Morgan has won five of six games to raise its record to 5-6-1 on the year.

Posted: June 19, 2019
Wednesday 06/12/2019
Division-leading Morgan whips Crooksville, Tri-Valley

MVOTA Southern Division-leading Morgan seventh-grade Peoples/North Valley Bank baseball team put together two more big wins. With victories over Crooksville and Tri-Valley, Morgan raised its record to 12-1 on the season.

Posted: June 12, 2019
Post No. 24 clubs Ceramics; falls to Philo

The Morgan eighth-grade Malconta American Legion Post No. 24 baseball team split its two games, with a win at Crooksville and a tough home loss to Philo.

Posted: June 12, 2019
Wednesday 06/05/2019
Adkins selected to attend elite football combine

Top recruits from across the nation were recently invited to one of six All-American Super Combines, based on their performance during the brand’s Regional Combines. The workouts are highly regarded as recruiting bonanzas by college recruiters nationwide.

Posted: June 05, 2019
Local bowlers on state championship team

Morgan County residents Kathi Blackburn and Janeen Parsons were part of a State Bowling Championship Team.

Posted: June 05, 2019
Walk-off win highlights action for summer baseball team

The Morgan seventh-grade People's/ North Valley Bank summer baseball team bounced back from its first loss of the season, with a walk-off victory to claim three wins in four games.

Posted: June 05, 2019
Knierim and Webb compete at state meet

Josie Knierim competed in the Division II OHSAA Track and Field Tournament, in Columbus, on Friday, May 31.

Posted: June 05, 2019
Post 24 baseball team notches two straight wins

The Morgan Malconta American Legion Post 24 eighth-grade summer baseball team recorded their first two wins of the season.

Posted: June 05, 2019
Morgan to field 18U softball team

Morgan will have an 18 and under girls softball team that will play in the Mid-Ohio Valley Girls Fastpitch League.

Posted: June 05, 2019
Wednesday 05/29/2019
Knierim qualifies for state track meet in two events

Morgan Lady Raider sprinter Josie Knierim ran to a pair of third-place finishes to qualify for this week’s 45th annual Division II Ohio High School Athletic Association Track and Field Tournament.

Posted: May 29, 2019
THE CADET REPORT: Maddie Webb returns to state meet in pole vault

Fort Frye’s Maddie Webb will be making her third trip to the Ohio High School Athletic Association State Track and Field Tournament.

Posted: May 29, 2019
Wyatt Abele to wrestle for Elite All-Star team

A Morgan High School wrestler will spend his summer wrestling for an elite all-star team.

Posted: May 29, 2019
Seven Fort Frye athletes to continue careers in college

Fort Frye conducted their annual spring signing day in the high school auditorium. The day saw seven Cadet athletes commit to continuing their athletic careers at the next level.

Posted: May 29, 2019
THE WILDCAT WATCH: Torie Bosner, George Pantelidis compete in regional meet

The track season came to the end for Waterford’s Torie Bosner and George Pantelidis in the Division III Regional meet at Lancaster Fairfield Union High School.

Posted: May 29, 2019
Morgan seventh-grade summer baseball stays unbeaten

The Morgan County People’s/North Valley Bank seventh-grade summer baseball team picked up four more wins to raise their record to 7-0 on the year.

Posted: May 29, 2019
Post 24 eighth-graders go on the road

The eighth-grade Malconta American Legion Post 24 summer baseball team will be on the road for three straight. Morgan visits Frew Memorial Park in Frazeyburg to play Tri-Valley Black at 6 p.m. on Thursday. They face off with Zanesville MVOTBA, on Saturday, in a 4 p.m. start at Gant Stadium. Post 24 is at Crooksville on Tuesday, June 4, at 6 p.m.

Posted: May 29, 2019
Wednesday 05/22/2019
Colton Young 100m D-II District Champ

Morgan sprinter Colton Young claimed the 100 meters Championship at the OHSAA Division II Track and Field District meet at Meadowbrook High School.

Posted: May 22, 2019
The Wildcat Watch: softball, baseball season ends in district action, track team sends two to regional meet

Lady Wildcat softball team is district runner-up

Posted: May 22, 2019
The Cadet Report: Maddie Webb wins D-III District Pole Vault title, Baseball team season ends

Webb, Anderson, Lipot, Ward, and Garvin advance to Regional Track Meet

Posted: May 22, 2019
Knights Joust Raiders in Sectional Final

Top-seeded West Holmes ended the Morgan Raider baseball team’s season with a 10-2 victory in the Division II Sectional Final at Millersburg.

Posted: May 22, 2019
Varsity M Awards to honor Morgan scholar athletes to be held Friday

The annual Varsity M Awards presentation will be held at the Morgan High School Gym Friday morning, May 24, beginning at 8 a.m.

Posted: May 22, 2019
Wednesday 05/15/2019
Freshman Josie Knierim claims 100 Meter title at MVL Championships

Freshman Josie Knierim led the Morgan teams at the annual Muskingum Valley League Track and Field Champion­ships, at Maysville High School, last week.

Posted: May 15, 2019
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