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Grocers in Rural Coal Country Struggle to Stay in Business

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There’s a picture frame on the wall next to the customer service desk in the IGA in Inez, Kentucky. Inside the frame is a scrap of beige meat-counter paper, on which a man named Derle Ousley sketched the layout for an ad announcing the opening of his very first grocery store. “Inez Supermarket Grand Opening,”… Read More

Meigs Marauders

Buckeyes Can’t Complete the Comeback; Fall to Meigs Marauders

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NELSONVILLE-YORK, Ohio- With the lead evaporating, it seemed like this game may slip away from the Meigs Marauders. After Mikey Seel hit three straight shots from deep to dwindle the lead down, the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes dwindled down the lead late in the third quarter, and eventually tied it in the fourth. That’s when Coulter Cleland… Read More

Trimble Tomcats Eastern Eagles

Eastern Can’t Sustain First-Half Momentum, Lose to Trimble Tomcats

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REEDSVILLE, Ohio- The Eastern faithful saw a tale of two halves when the Eagles and Tomcats faced-off on Friday. The Eastern Eagles controlled the first half, but the Trimble Tomcats fought back to get the win 64-33. The Eagles took off from the start as they were in command of the scoreboard the entire first… Read More

Vinton County Vikings Wellston Golden Rockets

Vinton County Weathers the Storm Against Golden Rockets; Emerges Victorious

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MCARTHUR, Ohio- The Vinton County Vikings took home the victory against the Wellston Golden Rockets 68-56 in a physical battle Friday night. The Vikings answered their call to battle promptly as Viking Gavin Arbaugh made four baskets and one three-pointer in the first quarter alone. With less than 2:30 left in the first quarter, Viking… Read More

Athens Bulldogs Warren Warriors

Athens Snaps 17-Game Losing Streak Versus Warren

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The Athens Bulldogs were looking to snap a 17 game losing streak, dating back to 2006, against the Warren Warriors on Friday night. Six of those losses for Athens came in the postseason, so the 2020 Bulldogs wanted to write a new script and break the losing streak against Warren. The Bulldogs started the game… Read More