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Fairland football locked in on their identity after conference runner-up finish

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PROCTORVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — Fairland comes into this season after an incredible 10-2 campaign in 2021. Defending Gridiron Glory Coach of the Year Melvin Cunningham knows one thing has avoided his grasp since he’s been at Fairland — a conference title. “Since I’ve been here we have not won one,” Cunningham said. “We’ve finished second… Read More

Ironton returns three all-state players en route to defending their OVC title

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IRONTON, Ohio (WOUB) – The Ironton Tigers enter the new season with hopes of making a return to the state championship after falling short last year. The Tigers’ claimed their third straight Ohio Valley Conference title, but their season fell short after losing in the regional semifinals to conference foe, the Wheelersburg Pirates. “That hit… Read More

Bloom-Carroll look to deepen their state title run despite all-state losses

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CARROLL, Ohio (WOUB) — The Bloom Carroll Bulldogs have seen tremendous success over the last four seasons and will look to carry it into its upcoming season. The Bulldogs have earned four straight league titles and a 42-8 record over those four seasons. Just last season, the team suffered a heartbreaking 27-24 loss in the state… Read More

New authority in Wellston hopes to turn the Golden Rockets fate around

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Practice in Wellston was rolling on Wednesday morning all under the direction of Karl Justsus, Wellston’s new head coach, hired back in May. Justsus has 40 years of both high school and college coaching experience, including coaching stops at Federal Hocking, Chillicothe and Meadowbrook and coaching at the University of Akron, Auburn, and most recently… Read More

Piketon Redstreaks rebound following massive losses in the 2021 graduating class

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PIKETON, Ohio (WOUB) — The Piketon Redstreaks had a successful undefeated conference season last year. Head Coach Tyler Gullion says leadership played a key role in the team’s accomplishments, “everything rises and falls with leadership, getting these guys in aye this is your team now, you’re gonna have to set the example, you’re gonna have to… Read More

Athens high school names Eric Sholtis new athletic director

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Athens High School announced Eric Sholtis as their new athletic director following the retirement of Rick Guimond. Guimond – who worked as Athens athletic director for three years – says this retirement gives him the chance to spend more time with his family. “I have an opportunity to spend more time… Read More