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Athens High School senior Nate Trainer runs the ball at the end of the second quarter during the game against Vinton County High School on Sept. 27, 2019.

Bulldogs Win Dogfight Against Vikings For Second Straight Win

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MCARTHUR, Ohio- In a fight where only the strongest prevailed, the Athens Bulldogs bested the Vinton County Vikings on Friday night. In a close-cut game of 33-28, the game kept the audience on their toes as the Bulldogs growled and snarled to victory despite a slow start in the fifth game of their season. Athens… Read More

Athens player makes a crushing tackle

Jackson Survives Second Half Scare Against Bulldogs

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ATHENS, Ohio- It didn’t take long for the Jackson Ironmen to strike. Tristan Prater took the opening kick past midfield. On the first play from scrimmage, Jayden Spires took the ball 14 yards to get inside the Athens’ 20-yard line. Three plays later, Brice Graham plunged into the end zone from five yards out to… Read More

Athens’ Season Ends with Loss To Top-seeded Bishop Hartley

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One week after winning the TVC-Ohio title, the Athens Bulldogs’ (9-2) season came to an end Friday night as they were defeated by four-time state champion Bishop Hartley (9-2) in the Division III, Region 11 quarterfinals. Athens forced Bishop Hartley to punt on their opening drive, but were unable to handle the punt and George… Read More

Athens To Face Top-Seeded Bishop Hartley In Regional Quarterfinals

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TVC-Ohio champion Athens (9-1) travels north to Columbus on Friday to face Bishop Hartley (8-2) – the top seed in Division III, Region 11. The Bulldogs are making their sixth appearance in the state tournament and their first appearance since they were state runners-up in 2014.  The 2014 Athens team finished 14-1 and was led… 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

Athens Invitational Marching Festival


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You are invited to attend the 44th Annual Athens Invitational Marching Festival on Saturday, October 14 at 10:00am at Athens High School’s Basil Rutter Field! This festival is the 3rd longest running marching band festival in the state of Ohio. High School bands from Southeast and Central Ohio will travel in to perform at this… Read More

Athens Edges Out Parkersburg South On The Road

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Interceptions and turnovers didn’t stop the Athens Bulldogs (2-1) from stripping the Parkersburg South Patriots (1-2) from a win on the road. The Bulldogs defended their territory defeating the Patriots 26-16. Within the first minute of the game, the Patriots intercepted an Athens pass on the 35-yard line but failed to score after turning possession… Read More