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Athens Leads Wire-to-Wire in Win Over Panthers

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NEW LEXINGTON, Ohio- Despite losing four seniors from a TVC-Ohio championship team a year ago, the Athens Bulldogs have not missed a beat to open up the season. After knocking off a solid Gallia Academy team, the Bulldogs turned their focus to the New Lexington Panthers at McAfee Gymnasium Tuesday night. Athens (2-0) were scrappy… Read More

Joey Moore tackled

Buckeyes Secure Share Of Conference Title With Win Over Athens

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THE PLAINS, Ohio- The Nelsonville-York Buckeyes froze the Athens Bulldogs in place, as they snapped their three game win streak Friday with a 35-28 victory on the first frigid night of the season. The Bulldogs went into the night celebrating a share of the TVC-Ohio championship as well as their senior night. They weren’t looking… Read More

Athens Bulldog player Joey Moore looks to the sideline during a match up between Athens and Wellston on October 19

Wellston Win Streak Snapped By Bulldogs

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WELLSTON, Ohio- The Wellston Golden Rockets were flying high, coming into tonight on a six game winning streak. There was excitement in the air, it was Homecoming after all, and they seemed poised to be the front-runner for the TVC-Ohio crown. That was a reality, until the Athens Bulldogs reminded them who the true top… Read More

Players of Athens Bulldogs lines up for the national anthem before the game against Alexander Spartans at Athens High School on Sep 20, 2019.

Game of the Week Preview: Bulldogs and Golden Rockets Look to Stay Undefeated In-Conference

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Only two teams remain without a loss in the TVC-Ohio, and on Friday night only one can come out victorious. This week’s Gridiron Glory Game of the Week will be a battle between the last two undefeated teams standing in the conference. This Friday, the Athens Bulldogs travel to Wellston to take on the Golden… Read More

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