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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

17 Girls, 15 Boys Earn All-TVC Ohio Honors

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Vinton County basketball swept both the boys and girls TVC-Ohio Championships in 2018 and the all-conference teams reflect that well, with four members of each team being selected to the All-TVC Ohio team. The Lady Vikings finished TVC-Ohio play undefeated and are represented on the all-conference team by seniors Cassie Bentley, Erin Jones and Darien Radabaugh… Read More

Bartrum, Baer Propell Marauders To Season Sweep of Buckeyes

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The Nelsonville-York Buckeyes had their chance at revenge against the Meigs Marauders Wednesday night, but were unable to come out on top once again losing 65-53. Meigs Coach Ed Fry mentioned how they were lucky to have a game last night to prepare for this matchup, whereas N-Y did not get that chance. The Marauders… Read More

Vinton County Bounces Back With Blowout Win Over Meigs

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It took a nail biting loss to a massive underdog at home Tuesday night for the Vinton County Vikings to realize that the road to the Tri-Valley Conference title was a lot tougher than the year before. After the shocking loss, the Vikings would be challenged mentally and physically to prove they were still capable… Read More

Marauders Come Back To Defeat Nelsonville-York

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Nelsonville-York led for nearly the entire game but were unable to hang on in the final minutes. Despite having several chances to tie or take the lead, the Buckeyes (5-8, 1-6 TVC-Ohio) were unable to execute a play and dropped a gut-wrenching 62-57 decision to the Meigs Marauders (4-10, 2-5) Tuesday night at home. The teams… Read More