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Circleville Uses Height Advantage to Beat Lady Vikings In District Finals

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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio-When it comes to playoffs, every team wants the opportunity to climb the ladder and cut the nets. The division two district finals pitted the Vinton County Lady Vikings up against the number one overall seed, the undefeated Circleville Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers used their height advantage to pounce on the Lady Vikings… Read More

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Lady Vikings Move Onto District Finals in Hard-Fought Win Over Unioto

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Tensions were high at Southeastern High School on this chilly Thursday night for playoff basketball. Three technical fouls and two fan ejections distracted from the physical play that was shown by both sides on the court. That style of play led to fouls, and they piled up very quickly on both sides. The Lady Vikings… Read More

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Vinton County Starts Postseason On Right Foot Versus Lady Cavs

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LOGAN, Ohio- After their dominant regular season, the Vinton County Lady Vikings got their first test of the postseason against a familiar opponent at Logan High School on Thursday night. Despite Vinton County head coach Rod Bentley being sidelined due to a recent surgery, the Lady Vikings still put on phenomenal performance with assistant coach… Read More

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Vinton County Vikings Clinch Third Straight Conference Title With Decisive Win

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McARTHUR, Ohio- Senior night serves a purpose above winning a basketball game. It is a commendation of teammates who have dedicated their time and energy in high school to a basketball program, and a celebration of the players and people that they have become over that time. In those moments, from the time the seniors… Read More

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Lady Vikings Get Revenge for Earlier Loss to Lady Buckeyes

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NELSONVILLE, Ohio- The Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes were flying high after defeating the Vinton County Lady Vikings earlier this month on the road. They ended the Lady Vikings home winning streak, as they hadn’t lost at home since 2017. The Lady Buckeyes had the confidence to try and do it again, they wanted to pull off… Read More

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Morgan Bentley Celebrates Historic Moment for the Lady Vikings

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McARTHUR, Ohio- Every basketball player dreams of scoring 1,000 points in their career, but few actually attain that goal. Vinton County Lady Viking Morgan Bentley achieved that goal in three years Thursday night and gave the Lady Vikings another reason to celebrate along with their 72-40 win against the Athens Lady Bulldogs. Lady Viking Morgan… Read More

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Lady Vikings Win Physical Battle Against Alexander

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ALBANY, Ohio- A battle you hear about in your history class, the Vikings versus the Spartans. A battle that came down to the wire where the Vinton County Lady Vikings came out with a victory Thursday over the Alexander Lady Spartans 40-33. Alexander came out hot in this match up feeding off the cheers from… Read More

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Lady Vikings Drop Tight Contest Versus Fort Frye

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FORT FRYE- Tensions arose Monday night as Fort Frye students cheered on their Lady Cadets in a tooth-and-nail battle against the Vinton County Lady Vikings, who lost 51-43 in a close-cut game. Lady Cadet Olivia Schneider gave her team a head start as she scored a field goal and a three-pointer in the first quarter…. Read More

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Week In Review: Vinton County Vikings Dominate Over Winter Break

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The Vinton County Vikings didn’t have any holiday jitters as the men’s and women’s teams added holiday joy by winning all their games from December 23 through December 29. For the Lady Vikings (8-1) they traveled to play the Unioto Shermans as the undefeated Shermans (8-0) looked to continue their winning streak last Monday. For… Read More

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Week in Review: Vinton County Girls and Boys Teams Face Early Tests

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The Vinton County boys team finished the week at 1-1, meaning their record now stands at 7-2 (3-1 in TVC-Ohio) for the year. The Vikings have just started their TVC-Ohio play as well, as they played two teams from their conference this week and their Tuesday match up put them up against the Nelsonville York… Read More

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Lady Vikings Never Take Foot Off the Gas Versus Wellston

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WELLSTON, Ohio- Nothing could manage to stop the Vinton County Lady Vikings on Thursday. With great communication, their passing game on point, and having nothing but flawless free-throws, this group of girls showed they are one to watch out for.  The Vikings beat Wellston 70-24 with ease. They dominated on both defense and offense throughout… Read More

Lady Blue Lions End Lady Vikings Season

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The Washington Court Blue Lions ended the Vinton County Lady Vikings postseason the previous year.  They faced off against each other in the same part of the postseason, but the Vikings were looking for redemption. The Lady Vikings undefeated in the state of Ohio and ranked sixth in the state. Despite everything stacking up in… Read More

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Lady Vikings Unable To Recover From Slow Start In Playoff Loss To Washington Court House

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With about 2 minutes left in the fourth quarter, Darian Radabaugh pulled up from behind the arc, the tenth time she had done so Thursday night. Her shot missed, as it did the previous nine times. Radabaugh’s lone point in the final game of her high school career came from the free-throw line as the… Read More

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Josie Ousley And the Lady Vikings Make Quick Work Of River Valley

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The River Valley Lady Raiders had a nice run going. After going winless the entire season winless, the team won its regular season finale and the beat New Lexington in its first tournament game. Then, Vinton County said hello. The Lady Vikings took down River Valley 72-26 at Logan High School on Wednesday to advance… Read More

Vikings Don’t Like To Share

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Nelsonville York traveled to McArthur Thursday night hoping to steal a share of the 2018 TVC-Ohio title from top ranked Vinton County. The Lady Buckeyes were able to erase a 14-point deficit, but unable to overcome Cassie Bentley’s game-high 26 points falling to the Vikings 64-55. With the win, Vinton County (17-1,11-0) secured its first… Read More

Lady Vikings Shut Down Richardson; Complete Season Sweep of Alexander

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With 2.4 seconds on the clock, the entire gym standing and her team down three, Kristin Taylor dribbles down the court, and while double-teamed, fires up a potential game-tying shot. It hits the backboard, then the gym floor. The crowd erupts. Vinton County (13-0, 7-0 TVC-Ohio) completes their season sweep of Alexander (10-5, 4-3 TVC-Ohio),… Read More

Bentley Sisters Propel Lady Vikings To Blowout Win over Athens

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If you come at the Vinton County Lady Vikings you better come correct. Athens found that out the hard way when its 32 turnovers got itself ran out of its own gym by a hungry, merciless Vinton County squad. The Lady Vikings’ (12-0) 92-29 drubbing of the Lady Bulldogs (2-13) Thursday night could be a… Read More

Victorious Vikings: VC Boys and Girls Have Another Perfect Week

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Vinton County’s boys’ and girls’ basketball teams each went 2-0 this week, making it the boys’ second consecutive perfect week, while the girls have not dropped a game all season long. The Lady Vikings opened up the week with a win over Nelsonville-York at Ben Wagner Gymnasium in Nelsonville, 69-65. Vinton County had to overcome… Read More

Vinton County Lady Vikings Stay Perfect, Boys Win Two

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This week brought only wins for Vinton County, protecting the Lady Viking’s perfect 5-0 record and giving the boys their first two wins of the season. The Lady Viking’s began the week by welcoming Athens and capturing a 44-26 win. The Vikings dominated throughout the night and showcased a strong offensive and defensive edge over… Read More

Richardson’s Solo Effort Runs Into Bentley Double Trouble

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Rachel Richardson tried to do it all for the Alexander Lady Spartans Thursday night.  The one thing she couldn’t do was win the game. Despite 24 points from Richardson, Alexander lost to the Vinton County Lady Vikings at the Alley, 39-32. One name, Bentley, was also the difference for the Lady Vikings. It just so… Read More