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Tremendous threes in triple overtime send Alexander back home

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WAVERLY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Alexander Spartans’ season came to a heartbreaking end on Saturday after a three-overtime loss to the Fairland Dragons by a score of 60-58. The first half proved to be an extremely slow offensive start for both teams. It was clear that both the Spartans and Dragons had a feel for… Read More

Alexander utilizes late surge to survive and advance over Lynchburg-Clay

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ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Alexander Spartans are headed to the District tournament after a hard-fought victory against the Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs. In their last game in front of their home crowd in the Alley on Friday night, the seventh-seeded Spartans were able to top the 23-seed Mustangs 63-58 in this Sectional Final matchup. This game… Read More

Spartans just barely lose their hard-fought battle against the Panthers.

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NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio (WOUB)— On Wednesday night, the Alexander Spartans Girls fell short after a hard-fought game, ending their season with a loss to the New Lexington Panthers. In the beginning of the game, there was little scoring for both teams. The Spartans and the Panthers were failing to find the bottom of the net…. Read More

The Alexander Spartans take home a buzzer-beater win against Vinton County

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MCARTHUR, Ohio (WOUB) – The 12-6 (8-1) Vinton County Vikings welcomed in the 10-9 (7-2) Alexander Spartans in a marquee TVC-Ohio showdown. This game had serious title implications. With a win VC would all but secure the title. A win for Alexander meant they could be looking at a share of the championship at the… Read More

Trimble secures homecoming night victory over Alexander

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GLOUSTER, Ohio (WOUB) — It was homecoming for Trimble high school and homecoming for Blake Guffey in the Tomcat face-off against the Alexander Spartans. The Trimble boys were on the ball from the get. Guffey had the first two layups and set the tone for the game.   Kyler D’Augustino was the Spartan to shut down… Read More

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Alexander Spartans put on shooting clinic over Nelsonville-York

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — The Alexander Spartans took on the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes for some mid-week TVC-Ohio action. It was all Spartans tonight, as Kyler D’Augustino put the team on his back and kept Alexander’s championship hopes alive. The Spartans came out hot to start the game and took an early lead that continued throughout the first half… Read More

Alexandar Spartans clinch victory in the 11th hour against Wellston Rockets

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ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — Coming into this game the Alexander Spartans poised an overall 7-8 record. On the other hand, the Wellston Golden Rockets had an over .500 record of 6-5 with 2-2 in the TVC Conference.  The dynamic duo of Kyler D’Augustino and Braydin McKee led the way in the close victory. D’Augustino finished… Read More

Athens upsets TVC-Ohio frontrunners Alexander

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THE PLAINS, Ohio (WOUB) – The cross-county rivalry between the Athens Bulldogs and the Alexander Spartans always proves to be a great battle. This was true on Friday night when the Bulldogs pulled off the upset win 48-39. Nathan Shadik led the Bulldogs in commanding fashion as he shot 60% from beyond the arc, hitting… Read More

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Kyler D’Augustino leads Alexander Spartans to overtime victory in Jackson

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JACKSON, Ohio (WOUB) – It took extra basketball to decide a hard fought matchup between the Alexander Spartans and the Jackson Ironmen on Tuesday night. The two teams traded blows for four quarters, but it ended up being the Spartans who were able to pull away in overtime by a score of 56-48. This game was… Read More

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Alexander boys’ team is blossoming after comprehensive off-season program

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The Alexander Spartans retake the hardwood after a 9-11 season and a sectional finals departure. Despite graduating most of their starters, the Spartans return one key player in Third Team All-State member, Kyler D’Augustino. The junior has already made his presence known offensively with some major performances along with joining to the 1,000-career point club…. Read More

Athens Rout Alexander 41-14 To Grasp Their First Win On The Season

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – The Alexander Spartans (2-2) were looking to improve on a strong start as they travelled to face the Athens Bulldogs (1-3) Friday night. Field position was a dominating factor early on in this game. The Spartans stared each of their first three offensive drives inside their own 15-yard line and were… Read More

Alexander Strikes Down Belpre With A Commanding 55-14 Victory

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BELPRE, Ohio (WOUB) – After giving up 81 points to the Meigs Marauders in a week two defeat, the Belpre Golden Eagles welcomed the Alexander Spartans in hopes of getting back in the win column. The Spartans ferocious defense proved to be too much for the Golden Eagles as Alexander dominates Belpre 55-14. Alexander came… Read More

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Spartans Charge on to Sectional Finals with Win Over Rock Hill

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JACKSON, Ohio- Spartans rallied together in battle on Tuesday to move onto the Sectional Finals as the Alexander Spartans defeated the Rock Hill Redmen. Both teams early on took some time to settle into the ballgame, as a one-point game in favor of the Spartans extended to a 25-19 Alexander lead going into halftime. Quickly… Read More

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Spartans Move Closer Towards Conference Crown

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McARTHUR, Ohio– With seven crowd ejections from the Alexander sideline, Coach Kearns mentioned how it only gave him an extra 30 seconds to continue planning his strategy against the Vinton County Vikings. The Alexander Spartans showed up in McArthur with two goals in mind. First, to establish the post position and second execute plays effectively… Read More

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Meigs Stays Red Hot as they Win a Thriller at the Alley

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ALBANY, Ohio- After a rough start, the Meigs Marauders turned it around this season with a five game winning streak coming into their game against Alexander on Tuesday, with their most recent victory against Eastern on Saturday. The Spartans, composed of an older squad with seven seniors, came into this game looking to supersede Athens… Read More

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Second Half Play Lifts Warren Over Alexander

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ALBANY, Ohio – The Alexander Spartans (12-5, 7-1 TVC-Ohio) jogged into the locker room at halftime with a 30-24 lead over the Warren Warriors (11-6).  Warren head coach Blane Maddox and his boys made crucial halftime adjustments resulting in disciplined basketball. With four minutes left in the third quarter junior Kurt Taylor tied up the… Read More

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Defense Carries Alexanders to Victory Versus Golden Rockets

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ALBANY, Ohio- Despite the Spartans playing without leading scorer, JK Kearns, the Alexander defense held strong against the Wellston Golden Rockets and came out with a 49-33 victory. After losing JK in the Spartans’ last game and a couple of players that were fighting the flu, Coach Jim Kearns told his team to come out… Read More

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Athens Bulldogs Defeat Alexander to Pull Even in League Standings

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THE PLAINS, Ohio-The atmosphere was electric at Mcafee gymnasium Friday night when the Athens Bulldogs took on the Alexander Spartans. With a packed gymnasium and both teams’ fans roaring, the two teams went head-to-head with no time to quit. Athens came into the game trailing the Spartans by a single game in the conference standings,… 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

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Rockets Fail to Launch Against Alexander

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SUGAR GROVE, Ohio- The Alexander Spartans planned a successful invasion of Berne Union Rockets when the two teams took the field on Friday night. The Spartans commanded the field as they defeated Berne Union, 33-12. Both teams came into the game following wins to lead off the season. The battle at the line of scrimmage… Read More

Senior Night Does Not Disappoint for Spartans

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Seconds before tipoff, for the final time this year public address announcer Lou Horvath said, “It’s time to rock n’ roll in The Alley.”  For three Alexander Spartan players it was their last time hearing those words. Stone Markins-Irwin, Dylan Mecum, and Kameron Riley suited up for the last time in The Alley for the… Read More

Alexander Uses Strong Second Half to Down Federal Hocking

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After a tightly contested first half, the Alexander offense was too much for the Federal Hocking defense. The Alexander Spartans would pull away in the second half, winning by a final score of 51-37. The Lancers’ much-improved defense put on a show, forcing the Spartans (3-0, 1-0 TVC-Ohio) to curl over and turn the ball… Read More