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Athens Can’t Overcome Hot Shooting from Braves

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ATHENS, Ohio—There is a common saying that all good things must come to an end. That saying was a painful reality for Athens on Saturday night as they lost in the district semifinals to the seven-seed Logan Elm Braves 65-47. The sixth-seeded Bulldogs arrived at the Convocation Center seeking to make their first district final… Read More

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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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Athens Bulldogs Win Rematch Versus Marietta in Playoffs

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LOGAN, Ohio- They say third time is the charm, but for the Athens Bulldogs, it only took two. Their last go-around, the Marietta Tigers defeated the Bulldogs at the buzzer, this time Athens changed their game plan and defeated them 62-36. What changed since the last meeting? The pace of the game. The Tigers attempted… Read More

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Bulldogs Win on Senior Night; Clinch Share of Conference Title.

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THE PLAINS, Ohio- It was a very special night for Head Coach Mickey Cozart and the Athens Bulldogs as they welcomed the Wellston Golden Rockets to The Plains on Tuesday for their senior night. After leading by only six heading into the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs regrouped and clinched a share for the TVC-Ohio title… Read More

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Bulldogs Climb to First in Conference with Win Over Vinton County

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THE PLAINS, Ohio– Following a devastating two-point loss at Meigs on Friday, the Athens Bulldogs were looking to bounce back as they welcomed the Vinton County Vikings to the Plains on Tuesday. After a back-and-forth affair, the Bulldogs were able to pull away in the fourth quarter, winning 72-63. The game started off slow, with… Read More

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Athens Bulldogs Lose the Game of the Season Against Meigs

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River Valley and South Gallia high schools canceled their games because of the widespread flu sweeping across the area. But the illness couldn’t faze Meigs high school. The Meigs Marauders competed Friday night against the Athens Bulldogs in their most heated game of the season. “Here we are night in-and-night out when we’re scheduled to… Read More

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Nelsonville-York Hangs with Athens Early, but Falter in Second Half

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio- Coming off their biggest win of the season, the Athens Bulldogs may have overlooked the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes Tuesday night. The fast-paced game saw the teams trading buckets early, but the Buckeyes found themselves ahead deep into the second quarter. Down 26-20, the Bulldogs were on their heels against a motivated NY squad. From… 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

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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 Snaps 17-Game Losing Streak Versus Warren

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The Athens Bulldogs were looking to snap a 17 game losing streak, dating back to 2006, against the Warren Warriors on Friday night. Six of those losses for Athens came in the postseason, so the 2020 Bulldogs wanted to write a new script and break the losing streak against Warren. The Bulldogs started the game… Read More