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Bulldogs Knock off New Lexington for Second Straight Sectional Title

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For Cinderella, the clock always strikes midnight and ends the dance. Fresh off their victory over the third seeded Sheridan Generals, the 14-seed New Lexington was looking to pull off yet another upset, this time against the six-seed Athens. The Bulldogs crashed New Lex’s party, playing with their usual up tempo pace and knocking down… Read More

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Lady Bulldogs Knock off Meigs; Pick Up First Tournament Win Since 2015

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It was the same teams, same stakes, just 365 days later when the Athens Lady Bulldogs met the Meigs Lady Marauders in the first round of the playoffs Monday night. These two teams met in the same round of the postseason a year ago, and Meigs took down Athens handily 54-27. The story would be… Read More

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Athens Senior Night Spoiled by Feisty Lady Raiders

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THE PLAINS, Ohio- For Athens head coach Seth Matheny, this was an emotional senior night. The senior class of four for the Lady Bulldogs were just sophomores when Matheny took over the Athens girls’ basketball program. Matheny has seen seniors Laura Manderick, Mindi Gregory, Emmarald Jean-Francois, and Nevada Rhoades grow up right in front of… Read More

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Late Game Heroics Sends Bulldogs Home in Defeat

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MARIETTA, Ohio- After getting the Warren Warrior monkey off their backs last Friday, Athens found themselves with a completely new challenge; having to battle a tenacious Marietta Tigers team. This game had a heavyweight fight type of feel with both teams trading blows throughout the contest with the largest lead only being seven for Marietta,… Read More

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Athens Leads Wire-to-Wire in Win Over Panthers

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NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio- Despite losing four seniors from a TVC-Ohio championship team a year ago, the Athens Bulldogs have not missed a beat to open up the season. After knocking off a solid Gallia Academy team, the Bulldogs turned their focus to the New Lexington Panthers at McAfee Gymnasium Tuesday night. Athens (2-0) were scrappy… Read More

Hardwood Team Previews: Alexander, Athens, Nelsonville-York, Meigs

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Alexander Spartans Last season, the Alexander Spartans were successful in both the girls and the boy’s programs. The girls finished their season 23-3 overall, and 10-2 in the TVC-Ohio. Not only did they have a winning season, they made a strong playoff run and were TVC runners-up behind Vinton County. The Lady Spartans did have… Read More

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Waterford Falls in Second Round in Second Straight Season

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On a chilly night in Southeast Ohio, the Waterford Wildcats came roaring into Paul Culver Jr. Stadium with a chance to advance to the Region VII Division 27 championship for the first time since 2016. To do so they had to defeat the Warriors from Harvest Prep, who held the number one seed in the… Read More

Scotties Roll Maysville, Win Eighth Consecutive MVL Title

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The Tri-Valley Scotties have been ruling the Muskingum Valley Conference for the past several seasons and had a chance to continue their dominance on senior night against Maysville. In what was his last game at Jack Anderson Stadium senior Quarterback Luke Fargus looked to leave his mark on that field one last time. After already… Read More

Ohio Soccer: Bobcats Rout Northen Illinois in First Game of Critical Home Stand

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The Ohio women’s soccer team came into Thursday afternoon knowing the need a win to solidify their spot in the Mid-American Conference with just three games left in the regular season. They had to go through Northern Illinois to take the first step in doing so.  Ohio (7-6-3, 5-2-2) controlled the ball for most of the… Read More