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College football quarterback for LSU stands at podium to give speech after winning 2019 Heisman Trophy

Athens’ Own Joe Burrow Wins Heisman Trophy in Landslide Vote

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LSU quarterback Joe Burrow won the Heisman Trophy in a record landslide vote, becoming the first Tigers’ player to take home college football’s most prestigious award in 60 years. The Athens High School Alumnus received 2,608 points and 841 first-place votes. Burrow broke Heisman records for percentage of first-place votes received, percentage of total points… 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

March Brings New Testing Requirements for Ohio High School Juniors

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ATHENS, Ohio – This spring, all Ohio juniors will take the ACT or SAT test. When House Bill 487 became effective in September, 2014, all high school juniors in Ohio were required to take a nationally standardized test to measure college and career readiness. No cost to students Juniors will take the ACT or SAT at no cost…. Read More