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Waterford claims Division IV State Title with win over New Knoxville

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DAYTON, Ohio (WOUB) — Waterford Wildcats took on the New Knoxville Rangers in the 2022 division four state championship game. The first quarter started slow for both team as they both turned the ball over multiple times. Waterford was able to jump out ahead in rebounds and then Mackenzie Suprano with 3:09 left in the… Read More

Waterford advances to state finals with resounding victory over Buckeye Central

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DAYTON, Ohio (WOUB) — The Waterford Wildcats came into the state semi final as the fifth ranked team in the state and were going up against the fourth ranked team in the state Buckeye Central Buckettes. Waterford Wildcats center Avery Wagner game out the gates on a mission picking up offensive boards and putting in… Read More

Beyond The Court: Trimble’s Angel Watches from the Best Seat in the House

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This week, we dive into the story of Kaylyn Hill, and her contribution to the spirit of the Trimble Tomcats community. Suffering from Nemaline Myopathy, Hill was tightly involved with the Tomcats basketball team. With her support, the Tomcats were an unstoppable force. When she passed, the Trimble community ensured that her memory and determination… Read More

Hardwood Heroes honors TVC stars on All-Heroes and All-Futures teams

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Each year, Hardwood Heroes honors the standout players from the TVC as members of the All-Heroes and All-Future teams. The lineups consist of athletes from the eight schools that Hardwood Heroes has covered all season long (Alexander, Athens, Eastern, Federal Hocking, Meigs, Nelsonville-York, Trimble, and Vinton County). While the All-Heroes teams… Read More

Waterford clinches Regional trophy with win over Trimble

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The Trimble Lady Tomcats dream season came to an end on Saturday night when they fell to the Waterford Lady Wildcats in the Regional Final at Pickerington North High School. Trimble got off to a good start, jumping out to an 8-4 lead by the middle of the 1st quarter, but Waterford quickly found their… Read More

Trimble’s stellar season comes to an end with a loss to Western in District Finals

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Latham Western and Trimble faced off Friday night in the District Finals. For the Tomcats, they faced a 56-40 loss and will not be moving on. It was apparent from the start who showed up and wanted the victory and to advance further in the tournament. That team was Western. From the beginning, Western was… Read More

Waterford advance to Regional Finals with convincing win

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PICKERINGTON, Ohio (WOUB) — The second seeded Waterford Lady Wildcats took on the third seeded Berne Union Lady Rockets in the Regional Semi-Finals. The winner would take on the Trimble Lady Tomcats on Saturday. The game started out extremely slow for both teams on the offensive end. The Wildcats full court press completely shut down the… Read More

Trimble bounces back from early deficit to defeat Monroe Central

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Thursday night presented a fierce battle between the Monroe Central Lady Noles and the Trimble Tomcats. A win for either of these squads would advance them to the Elite 8 to face the winner of the Waterford-Berne Union game. Out of the gates early, the Lady Noles showed off their defense as they forced the… Read More

Beyond The Court: Father-daughter bond extends beyond the living room and onto court

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This week’s Beyond The Court takes a look at Alexander star Marlee Grinstead and coach Jeff Grinstead, and their impact together on the court. The father and daughter duo have been player and coach for most of Marlee’s life, and their connection together helped to power the Alexander Spartans Girls to their immense success in… Read More

Federal Hocking falls in back-and-forth battle with Western

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The Federal Hocking Lancers traveled to Wellston Saturday afternoon to take on the Latham Western Indians in a four vs five seeded matchup in the district semi-finals. The winner of this game will go on to face the number one seeded Trimble Tomcats after their 51-50 win over nine seeded Portsmouth Notre Dame. The Lancers… Read More

Trimble survives scare in one-point victory over Notre Dame

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WELLSTON, Ohio (WOUB) — The Trimble Tomcats and the Portsmouth Notre Dame Titans took the court on Saturday in what was an instant classic. The winner of this game would advance to play for a district title against the winner of the Federal Hocking-Western game. The contest started off sloppy for the Tomcats, as fouls… Read More

Tremendous threes in triple overtime send Alexander back home

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WAVERLY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Alexander Spartans’ season came to a heartbreaking end on Saturday after a three-overtime loss to the Fairland Dragons by a score of 60-58. The first half proved to be an extremely slow offensive start for both teams. It was clear that both the Spartans and Dragons had a feel for… Read More

Vinton County falls short of District title against top-seeded Sheridan

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (WOUB) — The four seeded Vinton County Vikings (17-5) traveled to Southeastern High School for a district finals matchup against the one seeded Sheridan Generals (19-3). This was a highly anticipated rematch after the Vikings beat the Generals last year in the Regional Finals 57-34. This game however told a different story. Sheridan… Read More

Trimble advances to Regional Semifinals for the first time since 2006

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PIKETON, Ohio (WOUB) — The Trimble Lady Tomcats took on the South Webster Lady Jeeps in the Southeast 1 district title game. The Jeeps began the first quarter on fire from behind the arch with Skylar Zimmerman knocking down back-to-back threes. Bri Claxon also nailed a shot from behind the arch making it seem like… Read More

Lady Lancers remain optimistic about the future despite 2021-22 shortcomings

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The Federal Hocking Lady Lancers finished the season with just three wins all year. This was head coach Amos Cottrill’s first year at the helm for the Lancers. This was also the first year for many coaches in the Lady Lancer program. Cottrill says, “We started with a whole new coaching staff from seventh through… Read More

All-TVC Teams. Trimble players look at each other standing in bleachers

Tri-Valley Conference releases 2022 All-Conference Teams honoring top players

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The Tri-Valley Conference honored 60 of its top players Wednesday with the release of the TVC All-Conference Teams for the 2021–22 season. Coaches vote to nominate players from their respective divisions to the list. Honors are given to the top-voted player on each team, as well as to an additional eight players to round out… Read More

Hardwood Heroes Final Boys Standings. Player with towel around neck holds scissors to cut basketball net

Alexander and Vinton County split TVC-Ohio title, Federal Hocking steals a share of Trimble’s TVC-Hocking crown

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TVC-Ohio Standings 1st Alexander Spartans  (13-9, 10-2)  The Spartans ended their regular season with wins over Vinton County, Athens and Meigs, guaranteeing them a share of the regular season title. They’re still in postseason contention as they look to face off against Fairland on Saturday. 1st  Vinton County Vikings (16-7, 10-2)  After losing to Alexander… Read More

Vinton County roasts River Valley; Clinches share of TVC-Ohio

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McArthur, Ohio (WOUB) — Vinton County Vikings took on the River Valley Raiders in the final game of the regular season for the TVC-Ohio. Coming into this game the Vikings could clinch a share of the title with a win while River Valley could play spoiler especially on senior night. The first quarter was all… Read More

Meigs season comes to a close against 1-seed Sheridan

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Chillicothe, OH (WOUB) — The Meigs Marauders we’re coming off the heels of an impressive 73-45 victory against Circleville, when they traveled to Southeastern to take on the Sheridan Generals. The Marauders looked to maintain that momentum put the flame was quickly snuffed out. Sheridan opened the contest on a 10-0 run to set the… Read More

Vinton County tops Jackson behind explosive shooting beyond the arc

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (WOUB) — The 4th seeded Vinton County Vikings travelled to Southeastern High School to take on the 5th Seeded Jackson Iron Ladies in the southeast 1 district semifinal. The game started off slow to begin the first quarter. Tegan Bartoe kicked off the scoring nailing back-to-back 3-pointers. Mattie Walburn scored all of Jackson’s… Read More

Trimble flies past Symmes Valley; Advance to District Finals

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PIKETON, Ohio (WOUB) — The Trimble Lady Tomcats took on the Symmes Valley Vikings in the Southeast 1 bracket district semi-finals. The Tomcats came into this game as the top seed in the tournament, and the Vikings came in as the eight seed. This game was all Trimble from the very beginning. They were moving the… Read More

Athens unable to halt offensive prowess of top-seeded Waverly

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After their first tournament win of the season against Circleville Tuesday, the Athens Bulldogs Boys Basketball team looked to upset the Waverly Tigers on the road.  As the first quarter was under way, the Tigers looked to punish the Bulldogs on the defensive end by using a full court press for the entire game.  In… Read More

Alexander utilizes late surge to survive and advance over Lynchburg-Clay

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ALBANY, Ohio (WOUB) — The Alexander Spartans are headed to the District tournament after a hard-fought victory against the Lynchburg-Clay Mustangs. In their last game in front of their home crowd in the Alley on Friday night, the seventh-seeded Spartans were able to top the 23-seed Mustangs 63-58 in this Sectional Final matchup. This game… Read More