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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