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Extra Points: Bloom-Carroll, Wellston, Athens Win Comfortably

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The Athens Bulldogs (4-3) protected their home turf Friday night as they fended off the Meigs Marauders  (5-2) 49-34 in a barn-burner. Athens running back Zacciah Saltzman went off again this week amassing 303 yards and seven touchdowns on 37 carries. Saltzman broke off four runs of over 20 yards and two runs of over… Read More

Alexander Subdues Athens Offense in Win

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Alexander came into Friday’s match-up having lost its past four match-ups against Athens. Consider that streak snapped. The Spartans (3-1, 1-0) came out with a chip on their shoulder, defeating the Bulldogs (1-3, 0-1) by a score of 31-14. The Spartans muted what had previously been a dominant Athens offense, forcing a whopping seven turnovers… Read More

Alexander’s Stout Defense to Face Challenge in Athens

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It’s Athens week. “It is definitely going to be a little more special,” Alexander head coach Alex Penrod said. “Our goal is to win a conference championship, and this is step one.” Alexander (2-1) and Athens (1-2) came into the season as title contenders and Friday’s game could set the tone for the rest of… Read More

Extra Points: Logan Edges Meigs, Athens Cruises to Win

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Meigs Vs. Logan It came down to the wire in Logan, but the Chieftains (3-0) were able to complete the 27-22 come-from-behind win against a tough Meigs Marauders (2-1) squad. Despite leading in all statistical categories, Meigs could not get the yards when it counted most. On a fourth down, with less than two minutes… Read More

Athens City School District Removes Donor Name From Stadium

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A series of missed payments has forced the Athens City School District to remove Scott Riggs’s name from Athens High School’s stadium, as was first reported by the Athens Messenger. According to The Messenger, Riggs, who has donated $50,000 dollars towards the stadium refurbishing project, missed payments during the fall and spring that would have kept the… Read More