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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

The Wellston Golden Rockets and the River Valley Raiders lineup against each other on Oct. 5, 2015

Wellston Golden Rockets Take Off Against River Valley

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WELLSTON, Ohio- As the sun met the horizon Friday evening, it turned the sky tangy orange and dark blue and matched the colors of Wellston Golden Rockets, setting the mood for their victory as they launched higher into orbit with a 42-0 win over River Valley Raiders in the sixth game of the season. The… Read More

Wellston defender collides with Jackson runner

Ironmen Run Over Wellston in Final Meeting Ever

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The tradition of the Jackson-Wellston rivalry goes back over 106 years, filled with close ballgames and high emotions. However, we only saw one of those two outcomes during Jackson’s 23-6 win over the Wellston Golden Rockets in their final meeting ever. Emotions were high on both sides, with chippy play becoming a common theme in… 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

Too Much Rocket Power For The Alexander Spartans

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The Wellston Rockets (2-3) powered their way through their TVC-Ohio opener against the Alexander Spartans (2-3) and secured a win at home, 49-7. The Spartans only score of the game was immediately off the kick-off return when running back, Connor Kimbrough, ran it 83 yards to the end zone. Giving the Spartans an edge, the… 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