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Beyond The Court: Meigs High School Students and the Home Court Advantage They Create

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When you hear the term “Home Court Advantage”, Meigs truly embodies the ideology. A packed student crowd fills the Marauders gym for home games, and at times, can be a deafening environment to play in. From the words of boys’ coach Jeremy Hill, “They work just as hard as the players do, and that atmosphere… Read More

Vinton County keeps TVC-Ohio title hopes alive with vital win over Meigs

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POMEROY, Ohio (WOUB) — Vinton County entered Meigs with only one goal; win and secure a share of the TVC Ohio crown. The first time these teams met in the season a scuffle broke out and Vinton County was able to come away with the win. Coulter Cleland had other plans for this game, and… Read More

The Athens boys’ notch an impressive conference victory against the Meigs Marauders

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Many fans walked into the McAfee Gymnasium on Tuesday night expecting an underdog loss from the Athens Bulldogs (4-13), but instead left with an unexpected upset from the Meigs Marauders (12-5). The Marauders sat third in the Tri-Valley Conference with the Bulldogs trailing behind at fifth. However, the Athens boys team… Read More

Keagan Swope, 14, of the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes drives towards the hoop during the Buckeyes game against the Meigs Marauders, in Pomeroy, Ohio, on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. The Marauders went on to win 70-66.

Meigs Bounces Back Against Nelsonville-York In Late Game Thriller

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POMEROY, Ohio (WOUB) — After dropping an important game with conference title applications against Vinton County, the Meigs Marauders bounced back with some late game heroics against Nelsonville-York. The Buckeyes spent a significant portion of their season with many key pieces out of the lineup, but Friday’s game marked the first game where they were relatively… Read More

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Vinton County survives late surge to win crucial conference game over Meigs

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MCARTHUR, Ohio (WOUB) — The highly anticipated matchup between the Meigs Marauders (9-5) and the Vinton County Vikings (10-5) saw a physical battle between two title contenders. Following multiple delays and postponements the Marauders and Vikings were finally able to hit the hardwood in a heavyweight conference contest. Vinton County came out of the gates swinging…. Read More

Meigs Senior Coulter Cleland leads by example against River Valley

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POMEROY, Ohio (WOUB) – Coming off a 22-day hiatus due to COVID and weather cancellations, the Meigs Marauders came back home to Pomeroy to host the River Valley Raiders in a game that went down to the wire. In this match-up, Meigs faced a true challenge to see if this long break would have an… Read More

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Athens Bulldogs Upset Meigs For Second Win Of The Season

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THE PLAINS, Ohio (WOUB) — Homecoming night proved to be successful for the Athens Bulldogs as they defeated the Meigs Marauders 49-35. The rivalry between these two schools runs deep, but Athens continues to remain on top, as Friday marked their 13th straight win over the Marauders. After facing a tough non-conference schedule, The Bulldogs… Read More

A Defensive Battle In Pomeroy Resulted In A Narrow 13-6 Win For Nelsonville-York

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POMEROY, Ohio (WOUB) – Friday night, the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes traveled to take on the Meigs Crusaders. The game started out as a defensive struggle as both teams failed to score in the first quarter. It was looking as it might go scoreless into the half but with 4 minutes left in the second the Buckeyes… Read More

River View Handles Meigs In A Last Minute Scheduled Matchup

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POMEROY, Ohio (WOUB) – Due to COVID-19 concerns, last night’s matchup between the River View Black Bears (2-1) and the Meigs Marauders (1-2) was scheduled just three days before kickoff. However, both teams were present with healthy rosters and were ready to compete. River View dominated on both ends on the ball, as the Black… Read More

Marauders Light Up Scoreboard In Meigs’ First Win Of Season

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POMERO, Ohio (WOUB) — The Belpre Golden Eagles paid a visit to Meigs High School to take on the Marauders for a game of offensive fireworks, as the Marauders offense was unstoppable all night long. Meigs would score touchdowns on four of their first five plays from scrimmage. Quarterback Coulter Cleland led the offensive attack,… Read More

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Vikings Celebrate Senior Night with a Victory

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Loud cheers and pompous roars filled the Vinton County High School’s basketball court.  Senior Night for the Vinton County Vikings was full of happy tears as star players Gavin Arbaugh and Lance Montgomery played their last game.  “We’re gonna have to replace Gavin with a bunch of different guys,” said Vinton County Head Coach Matt… Read More

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Meigs Stays Red Hot as they Win a Thriller at the Alley

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ALBANY, Ohio- After a rough start, the Meigs Marauders turned it around this season with a five game winning streak coming into their game against Alexander on Tuesday, with their most recent victory against Eastern on Saturday. The Spartans, composed of an older squad with seven seniors, came into this game looking to supersede Athens… Read More

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Athens Bulldogs Lose the Game of the Season Against Meigs

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River Valley and South Gallia high schools canceled their games because of the widespread flu sweeping across the area. But the illness couldn’t faze Meigs high school. The Meigs Marauders competed Friday night against the Athens Bulldogs in their most heated game of the season. “Here we are night in-and-night out when we’re scheduled to… Read More

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Meigs Marauders Get the Job Done Versus Raiders for Three Straight Wins

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POMEROY, Ohio- Looks can be deceiving. For Meigs Marauders head coach Jeremy Hill, a 7-8 record coming into their Tuesday matchup was not representative of their true potential as a team. Hill feels the Marauders rankings in the TVC-Ohio doesnt tell the whole story  “We are actually a ball club that’s four points away from… Read More

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Meigs Marauders Escape with a Victory over Wellston Behind Clutch Free-Throws

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The most important trait for a basketball team. Athleticism? Shooting? Basketball IQ? Maybe. But Friday, as the Meigs Marauders took down the Wellston Golden Rockets 58-50, the trait that secured the victory was trust. Trust in senior Cory Cox to hit his free throws. “Coach always has us shoot free throws in practice; 20, 30,… Read More

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Buckeyes Can’t Complete the Comeback; Fall to Meigs Marauders

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NELSONVILLE-YORK, Ohio- With the lead evaporating, it seemed like this game may slip away from the Meigs Marauders. After Mikey Seel hit three straight shots from deep to dwindle the lead down, the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes dwindled down the lead late in the third quarter, and eventually tied it in the fourth. That’s when Coulter Cleland… Read More

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Weston Baer Becomes Meigs Boys All-Time Leading Scorer In Loss to Cadets

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BEVERLY, Ohio- Step aside Trevor Harrison, there’s a new points leader in town and his name is Weston Baer. Baer went into Tuesday’s game against the Fort Frye Cadets with 1,255 points and only needed four more to surpass Harrison and become the Meigs boys’ all-time points leader. Baer came out firing in the first… Read More

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Week In Review: Meigs Basketball Looks at Bright Spots In Tough Stretch

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A suboptimal week for the Meigs Marauders basketball teams is behind them now, as the boys squad went 1-2 and the girls squad went 0-4. While the outcomes weren’t always desirable, Meigs can take away the positives while trying to leave behind the negatives that the past seven days have elucidated. For the boys, their… Read More

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Meigs Defend Home-Court Despite Turnovers, Missed Free Throws

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POMEROY, Ohio- On Tuesday night, the Meigs Marauders took on the Belpre Golden Eagles in a gritty battle in Pomeroy, Ohio.  To start the game, it took nearly three minutes for there to be any scoring. There was a plethora of fouls and turnovers from both sides, and the effort and will to win was… Read More

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Marauders Triumph Over Southern In Season Opener

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POMEROY, Ohio- With the 2019-2020 basketball season dawning for high schools around the country, the Meigs Marauders were able to start theirs off on the right foot, defeating the Southern Tornadoes on Friday 63-53. Seven different Marauders found their way into the scoring column, including four players with nine or more points in what was… Read More

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Golden Rockets Emerge As Victor Despite Key Injury

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WELLSTON, Ohio- The Wellston Golden Rockets blasted off to defeat the Meigs Marauders on senior night with a 42-34 victory in the eighth game of the season. While the Golden Rockets struggled to take off in the first half of the game, they soon caught up and thrusted their engines toward victory. Meigs Quarterback Coulter… Read More

Nelsonville-York High Schools Keegan Wilburn (3) runs with the ball during a game between Nelsonville-York and Meigs on Oct. 4, 2019 at Meigs High School in Pomeroy, Ohio. PHOTO: Charles Hatcher/WOUB

Buckeyes Spoil Homecoming, Ravage Struggling Marauders

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POMEROY, Ohio – Following three consecutive home wins, the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes marched into Meigs with an unmistakable appetite. While the Marauders hoped to stand their ground on Homecoming night, the Buckeye’s steady offense held a firm control of the narrative. Meigs’ offense stepped out onto the field with the wrong foot forward. What appeared to… Read More

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After Lengthy Delay, Gallia Academy Drops Meigs, 24-0

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POMEROY, Ohio – The expectations are pretty high for Meigs in 2019 under first year head coach David Tennant. The Marauders return the TVC-Ohio’s leading passer, sophomore Coulter Cleland. The Marauders were tasked with facing Gallia Academy. The Blue Devils finished 2018 with a 9-2 overall record, including a victory over Meigs in week one… Read More