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Spartans Can’t Match Eastern Brown in Family Affair

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WAVERLY, Ohio- Tonight, residents of Sardinia and Albany gathered in Waverly to witness not only a battle between two talented basketball programs, but a battle of families. The Alexander Lady Spartans (13-8) fell to the Eastern Brown Lady Warriors (22-2) in the Division Three District Semi-Finals 46-29, after an intense defensive battle. The father-daughter duo… Read More

Alexander Lady Spartans Fight Their Way into Sectional Finals

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JACKSON, Ohio– The name of the game for Alexander was tempo. Turnovers were pivotal to fast break opportunities which helped the Lady Spartans run away with the victory against the Portsmouth Lady Trojans, 55-24 in the Sectional Semi-Finals of the OHSAA State Tournament. The game was slow paced through the first two periods, Kara Meeks… Read More

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Lady Buckeyes Get the Edge Over Alexander

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio- It was a hard fought fight to the finish when the Alexander Lady Spartans took on the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes Thursday night in Nelsonville. The two teams toward the top of the TVC-Ohio were tied in the first two quarters, but in the end, the Lady Buckeyes had the edge with a 42-35… Read More

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Lady Bulldogs Struggle to Find the Bottom of the Net in Loss to Alexander

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THE PLAINS, Ohio- It was a tough scoring night for the Lady Bulldogs as the Alexander Lady Spartans routed them 48-18 in The Alley on Thursday. Putting together a total of 13 points in the first half and only five in the second, the Lady Bulldogs struggled to find a way to the basket. No… Read More

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Alexander Snaps Four Game Losing Streak with a Double Digit Win Over Meigs

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POMEROY, Ohio- The Alexander Lady Spartans went to Pomeroy to face off against the Meigs Lady Marauders for their fourth game within the span of a week Thursday night, securing the victory 54-43. Alexander came in with a four game losing streak to stiff competition, looking to change the mindset in the locker room and… Read More

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Lady Vikings Win Physical Battle Against Alexander

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ALBANY, Ohio- A battle you hear about in your history class, the Vikings versus the Spartans. A battle that came down to the wire where the Vinton County Lady Vikings came out with a victory Thursday over the Alexander Lady Spartans 40-33. Alexander came out hot in this match up feeding off the cheers from… Read More

Week In Review: Alexander Spartans’ New Year Yields Mixed Results

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The Alexander Spartans had a light week to kick off the new year. Their first game of 2020 did not go in their favor. On Jan. 3, the Spartans took a loss against Chillicothe Cavaliers 41-55. Last year the Alexander and Chillicothe match up resulted in a tough loss as well with a score of… Read More

Week In Review: Alexander Spartans Come Through Break With Momentum

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This week, the Alexander Spartans’ boys team stayed busy after the holiday with two games in the Waverly Classic. In their first matchup of the tournament, the Spartans faced the Western Indians. Alexander won the battle against the Indians with a final score of 51-41. In the second game, the Spartans lost in a heartbreaker… Read More

Richardson Pushes Lady Spartans Past Coal Grove With Last Minute Shot

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Rachel Richardson drove to the basket and tipped in a runner with 39 seconds left on the clock to take a one-point lead which sealed No. 4 Alexander’s 41-40 victory over No. 5 Coal Grove in the sectional final Saturday afternoon at Jackson High School. The Lady Spartans trailed by nine points early in the… Read More

Lady Spartans Lock Down Westfall To Advance In Playoffs

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It’s that time of year ladies and gentlemen, it’s the playoffs. This is what the players have worked for all season long. Now, there’s only one goal left in every team’s mind: making a deep postseason run and winning a state championship. Alexander Lady Spartans took one big step towards reaching the ultimate goal of… Read More

Lady Spartans Pull Away Late To Spoil N-Y’s Senior Night

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A big crowd came out for the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes Senior Night matchup against the Alexander Lady Spartans. The Lady Spartans lead by Rachel Richardson, Jadyn Mace and Mallory Rankin won this game 58-47. We saw a squad of Spartans ready to fight from tip-off to final buzzer this game. Coach Jeff Grinstead has said… Read More

Lady Vikings Shut Down Richardson; Complete Season Sweep of Alexander

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With 2.4 seconds on the clock, the entire gym standing and her team down three, Kristin Taylor dribbles down the court, and while double-teamed, fires up a potential game-tying shot. It hits the backboard, then the gym floor. The crowd erupts. Vinton County (13-0, 7-0 TVC-Ohio) completes their season sweep of Alexander (10-5, 4-3 TVC-Ohio),… Read More

Lady Spartans Fall To The Lady Warriors In Final Seconds

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The Alexander Lady Spartans played the Warren Lady Warriors in this rescheduled game despite another school closing. The Lady Spartans were defeated by the Lady Warriors in the final seconds of this nail biter with a final score of 46-49. In the first quarter, the Lady Spartans could not get their shots to drop when… Read More

Alexander Boys and Girls Have Strong Holiday Week

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The Alexander Lady Spartans had another dominating week in which they went 3-0. When you have won consecutive TVC-Ohio and District titles this dominance is expected. The Spartans now sit at 6-1 and 3-1 in the conference. The week started off with a 65-41 win against a talented Meigs squad. The Lady Spartans would also… Read More

Richardson’s Solo Effort Runs Into Bentley Double Trouble

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Rachel Richardson tried to do it all for the Alexander Lady Spartans Thursday night.  The one thing she couldn’t do was win the game. Despite 24 points from Richardson, Alexander lost to the Vinton County Lady Vikings at the Alley, 39-32. One name, Bentley, was also the difference for the Lady Vikings. It just so… Read More

Lady Spartans Offense Continues To Roll Against Lady Lancers

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Alexander’s tough defense and quick offence was the game plan throughout this matchup as they defeated the Federal Hocking Lancers in dominating fashion 56-31.  The Lady Spartans were able to force 14 turnovers which lead to fast break points and helped transition them into offense. Federal Hocking was unable to find their rhythm as they… Read More