Sports Team

Chase Fisher
Chase Fisher is a sports reporter and anchor for WHIZ News. Born and raised in Zanesville, he graduated from Maysville High School in 2010 before attending Kent State University and majoring in journalism. Before joining WHIZ in a behind-the-scenes role in 2018, Chase spent the previous four years touring the United States as a drummer in the band Everyone Leaves, as well as performing across the midwest as a professional wrestler. Chase has been around Muskingum Valley League sports for his entire life. His earliest MVL-related memory is watching his cousin play for the Philo Electrics girls basketball team, who made it to the state final four in 2000. He played football and ran track at Maysville High School. Feel free to reach out to Chase with statistics, story ideas and/or feedback by emailing, or on Twitter @realchasefisher.
David Kinder
David Kinder is the football and basketball voice of the Muskingum Valley League for WHIZ Radio. David is a Columbus native who attended Otterbein University. While a senior in 2015 he started doing play-by-play for the MVL Game of the Week on WHIZ Radio. After college David started working full-time as a news reporter and anchor. Shortly after that he became the WHIZ-TV Sports Director, a position he held until 2018. David now works full time for WKYC, the NBC TV station in Cleveland. He still broadcasts the MVL Game of the Week on WHIZ Radio and is the host of High School Football Weekly. In his five years broadcasting games for WHIZ, David has been behind the mic for over 250 games. Some of his favorite memories include calling John Glenn’s basketball state championship win in 2016 and Tri-Valley’s 2017 appearance in the football state title game. You can reach David at
Paul Murray
Paul Murray is a sports reporter and anchor for WHIZ News. Born and raised in Canton, OH, he graduated from Glenoak Highschool in 2016. Paul attended Ashland University where he majored in Digital Media Journalism and competed for the track and field team. During his time at Ashland he served as a News and Sports anchor, News director, and play-by-play commentator for soccer, football, and basketball. In track, Paul was a 3x All-American in the 4x400 meter relay and a part of two National Champion teams. He is currently a bit out of shape, but will gladly accept the challenge of anyone who wants to race. Paul is also a member of the Ohio Army National Guard in the 148th Infantry Regiment based out of Tiffin, OH. If you have any sports news, stats, or information please feel free to reach out to him by emailing or on twitter @paulmurrayy.