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Gavin Richards of the Nelsonville York Buckeyes strikes a pose in the midst of his team celebration after their 13-6 win over the Meigs Marauders in Pomeroy, Ohio, on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. [Joseph Scheller | WOUB]

Nelsonville-York Clinches TVC-Ohio After Tough Battle Against Vinton County

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) ‒ Nelsonville-York came into senior night hoping to wrap up a share of the TVC-Ohio for the first time since 2019. However, the Buckeyes would have to defeat the only other conference unbeaten to clinch that share, the Vinton County Vikings. Both teams would have to battle the weather as the game… 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

After Rocky Start, Nelsonville-York Is Showing Signs Of Life In Win Over Oak Hill

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — After an impressive overall performance last week from Nelsonville-York, the Buckeyes followed it up with a shutout victory over the Oak Hill Oaks, defeating them 37-0 on Friday night. After the opening kickoff in Nelsonville went underway, the Oaks found themselves pinned back on their own eight-yard line. The Oak Hill… Read More

Nelsonville-York Dominate On Both Sides Of The Ball, Defeat River Valley 48-13

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) – The Nelsonville-York Buckeyes (1-3) faced off against the River Valley Raiders (1-1) looking for their first win of the season. On the Buckeyes’ first drive down the field, running back Tommy Mitchell pushed into the goal line from the 1-yard line. Mitchell would tally up another touchdown with a 30-yard run… Read More

Defensive Standoff Ends In Favor Of Liberty Union

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BALTIMORE, Ohio (WOUB) — With the help of defensive back Jacob Denney, Liberty Union effectively held the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes to just six points. It’s the Lions’ second win of the season, but it wasn’t as pretty as last week’s 37-0 shutout. “Sometimes good teams just have to win an ugly game,” head coach Daniel Shirey… Read More

Newark Catholic runningback Mason Hackett (16) evades tackles from Nelsonville york defenders Nathan Martin (72) and Gavin Richards (1). Newark Catholic defeated Nelsonville-York 38-14 in Nelsonville, Ohio on Aug. 27, 2021. Photo by Billy Schuerman/WOUB.

Newark Catholic Shows Dominance Over Nelsonville-York, Improves To 2-0

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WOUB) — The Newark Catholic Green Wave were on the road again on Friday night. This time, they spoiled Nelsonville-York’s home opener thanks to a well-balanced offensive attack from Cole Canter, Mason Hackett and Brandon Buchanan en route to a 38-14 win over the Buckeyes.

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Five Vikings Score in Double Figures as Buckeyes Fall to Vinton County

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MCARTHUR, Ohio-With Gavin Arbaugh dealing with an ankle injury, the Vinton County Vikings knew they were going to need some other players to step up. It came from a hoist of Vikings as they push down for a conference title. Vinton County had five players in double figures and used a 17-0 run to pull… Read More

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Nelsonville-York Hangs with Athens Early, but Falter in Second Half

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio- Coming off their biggest win of the season, the Athens Bulldogs may have overlooked the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes Tuesday night. The fast-paced game saw the teams trading buckets early, but the Buckeyes found themselves ahead deep into the second quarter. Down 26-20, the Bulldogs were on their heels against a motivated NY squad. From… Read More

Meigs Marauders

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

Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes Wellston Lady Rockets

Week In Review: Nelsonville-York Trends Continue for Respective Teams

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The Nelsonville-York boys and girls basketball teams were looking to start off the new year on the right foot as the calendar flipped to 2020. Each team had a single game as both teams looked to shake off losses to end 2019 and start a win streak as winter break comes to a close. First,… Read More

Nelsonville-York Buckeyes Southern Tornadoes

Week In Review: Nelsonville-York Boys and Girls Teams Have Disparate Stretches

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The Nelsonville-York Buckeyes Boys’ and Girls’ teams had drastically different weeks heading into the holidays. The Lady Buckeyes notched three victories on the week while the Boys team dropped both of their games. For the girls, they started the week with a big victory over TVC-foe River Valley and the Lady Raiders on Monday 57-45…. Read More

Nelsonville-York Buckeyes Southern Tornadoes

Buckeyes Notch First Win of Season Versus Tornadoes

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio- The Nelsonville-York Buckeyes were eager to notch their first win under new coach Blaine Gabriel following a two-point loss in their opener last week.  The Buckeyes wasted no time grabbing a lead they would not surrender on their way to a 51-39 victory over the Southern Tornadoes on Tuesday to secure Gabriel’s first… Read More

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Buckeyes Secure Share Of Conference Title With Win Over Athens

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THE PLAINS, Ohio- The Nelsonville-York Buckeyes froze the Athens Bulldogs in place, as they snapped their three game win streak Friday with a 35-28 victory on the first frigid night of the season. The Bulldogs went into the night celebrating a share of the TVC-Ohio championship as well as their senior night. They weren’t looking… Read More

Nelsonville-York head coach Rusty Richards yells to his players during the game against River Valley on Sept. 20, 2019.

Buckeyes Build Winning Streak To Three Against Vinton County

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio- With two games left in the regular season, the push for the playoffs intensifies. The Nelsonville York Buckeyes (6-3, 4-1) welcomed the Vinton County Vikings (4-5, 3-2) to town. Both teams entered the game coming off of a win. A strong ground game from star running back, Keegan Wilburn, pushed the Buckeyes past… Read More

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Wellston Builds Winning Streak to Six Against Buckeyes

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio- The Wellston Golden Rockets blasted off at Boston field tonight and left the Buckeyes in the dust. Wellston traveled to Nelsonville on Friday night and dominated the Buckeyes; the game ended with a final score of 36-7. The Golden Rockets came into the game riding a five game win streak. They held an… Read More

Nelsonville-York High Schools Christopher McDonald (6) is hoisted up by his team a game between Nelsonville-York and Meigs on Oct. 4, 2019 at Meigs High School in Pomeroy, Ohio. PHOTO: Charles Hatcher/WOUB

Buckeyes And Golden Rockets Face Off In Marquee TVC-Ohio Matchup

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A battle of the brutes. The top two TVC-Ohio teams go at it on Friday, as Wellston travels to Nelsonville-York as a test for their top spot in the conference. The Golden Rockets sit at an impressive 5-1 overall, with a 2-0 record in conference play. They have won five straight games and show no… 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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Wilburn Makes History As Buckeyes Beat Raiders

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Nelsonville York came onto the field and chanted “hit the field like, all day, all night like, offense, defense, house call like, hit squad like and it sound like and it sounds like.” And they stayed true to their word. Keegan Wilburn reached the top of Nelsonville York’s history books, becoming the school leader in… Read More

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Trimble Cruises to Victory in Season Opener

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GLOUSTER, Ohio-The Trimble Tomcats’ Saturday night season opener against the Nelsonville-York Buckeyes held within it more excitement than opening nights of years prior. The Buckeyes made it clear their match up against the Tomcats was circled on their calendar, and Trimble, the long-presiding powerhouse of the TVC-Hocking, were more than willing to add fuel to… Read More

Senior Night Does Not Disappoint for Spartans

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Seconds before tipoff, for the final time this year public address announcer Lou Horvath said, “It’s time to rock n’ roll in The Alley.”  For three Alexander Spartan players it was their last time hearing those words. Stone Markins-Irwin, Dylan Mecum, and Kameron Riley suited up for the last time in The Alley for the… Read More

Vinton County Shocks Nelsonville-York

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In a neck and neck race which lasted the entirety of the game, Vinton County gave Nelsonville-York an unexpectedly close game, making sure to never fall too far behind. The Buckeyes were sure to keep star player Keegan Wilburn a mainstay to their offense, with Wilburn scoring early on Nelsonville-York’s first drive of the game… Read More

Athens County Blitz

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With so much talent in both the TVC- Ohio and Hocking conferences, Athens County is the place to be on a Friday night. Our Gridiron Glory crew had the pleasure of traveling to three matchups this Friday in the local area.   Federal Hocking vs Trimble The Tomcats (7-1) continued their reign in the TVC-… Read More

Extra Point: TVC-Ohio

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Nelsonville-York Picks Up Vital Win TVC-Ohio championship implications were on the line at C.H. Jones field as Nelsonville-York and Wellston sought a valuable conference win. Scoring got off early in the first quarter with electric games from both sides; Buckeye halfback Keegan Wilburn completed a 13 yard touchdown to put points on the board. Wellston… 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

Keegan Wilburn Leads The Way For The Buckeyes

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Nelsonville-York opened up with the ball on their own 35-yard line after River Valley kicked the opening kickoff out of bounds. Lining up in the I-formation, everyone at River Valley High School stadium would expect N.Y.’s Keegan Wilburn to get the ball and they’d be right. When Mikey Seel pitched that ball to Wilburn in… Read More