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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

Athens County Blitz

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With so much talent in both the TVC- Ohio and Hocking conferences, Athens County is the place to be on a Friday night. Our Gridiron Glory crew had the pleasure of traveling to three matchups this Friday in the local area.   Federal Hocking vs Trimble The Tomcats (7-1) continued their reign in the TVC-… Read More

Too Much Rocket Power For The Alexander Spartans

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The Wellston Rockets (2-3) powered their way through their TVC-Ohio opener against the Alexander Spartans (2-3) and secured a win at home, 49-7. The Spartans only score of the game was immediately off the kick-off return when running back, Connor Kimbrough, ran it 83 yards to the end zone. Giving the Spartans an edge, the… Read More

Easley and Kimbrough Help Spartans Roll Past Lancers In Week One

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The Alexanders Spartans quarterback stepped up when his team needed him to produce the most against the Federal Hocking Lancers as the Spartans rolled to a dominating victory, 52-8. The Lancers had a slow start that set the tone for them for the rest of the game as they had received penalties against them in… Read More

17 Girls, 15 Boys Earn All-TVC Ohio Honors

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Vinton County basketball swept both the boys and girls TVC-Ohio Championships in 2018 and the all-conference teams reflect that well, with four members of each team being selected to the All-TVC Ohio team. The Lady Vikings finished TVC-Ohio play undefeated and are represented on the all-conference team by seniors Cassie Bentley, Erin Jones and Darien Radabaugh… Read More

Fourth Quarter Comeback Drives Piketon Past Alexander To District Finals

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The Piketon Red Streaks (18-5) defeated the Alexander Spartans (13-10) on Saturday in Ohio University’s Convocation Center to advance to the district finals after a furious fourth quarter comeback. Piketon had stagnation issues throughout the first three quarters of play, with head coach Evan Legg audibly urging his players to move and be more active…. Read More

Early Lead Helps Alexander Advance Past Nelsonville-York

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In basketball, teams have to take it one game at a time. After a tough loss on Friday against the Athens Bulldogs, the Alexander Spartans had four days to regroup and prepare for their Tuesday night playoff matchup against the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes. The Spartans defeated the Buckeyes 64-47 by pulling forward with an early lead,… Read More

Spartans Force 21 Turnovers In Dominant Win over Nelsonville-York

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One play showed the way the night went for the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes and it wasn’t even a basketball play. Ethan Boyher grabbed the ball after a foul was called on his team and slammed it between his hands, letting out some frustrations during a game that saw N-Y fall to the Alexander Spartans 64-48. It… 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

Week 7 Power Rankings: TVC-Ohio

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1. Nelsonville-York (7-0, 3-0) Ranking first in this week’s power rankings are the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes, who are still holding onto their undefeated season. After seven games, the Buckeyes have won by an average of 26 points and have held their opponents to an average of just nine points. Their high-powered offense led by Garret Maiden, Keegan… Read More

Week 4 Power Rankings: TVC-Ohio

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1. Nelsonville-York Buckeyes (4-0, 1-0) After four weeks of football, the Buckeyes take the number one spot in the TVC-Ohio power rankings. The Buckeyes haven’t lost a TVC-Ohio game and are standing at 7-0 since the 2015 season. In the Buckeyes’ game against River Valley, Garrett Maiden threw for six touchdowns and broke the Buckeye… Read More