• A perfect 10: Undefeated Lady Vikings rout Blue Angels
  • Combs captures 300th win at VCHS
  • Lady Vikings torch Pirates for 80 points, 14 3s
  • Ironmen avenge Tigers in FAC tilt
  • Lady Vikings rout Rockets, hit 80 again
  • Hitte hits FT, Vikings knock off Bulldogs
  • Lady Oaks get big win over Falcons
  • Oaks maul Minford, 58-21
  • Wellston’s Lucas named new football coach at Coal Grove


  • Mullins scores 1,000th point in Lady Rockets’ loss
  • Brisker scores 1,000th in Lady Oaks’ win
  • Donaldson at 1,000: Ironmen outlast Panthers on Senior Night
  • Lady Vikings roll Raiders, clinch TVC-Ohio
  • Better by the dozen...again
  • Vikings win on Senior Night against Wellston
  • Lady Vikings rout Raiders, win 2nd straight sectional
  • Ironmen win 4 FAC wrestling titles
  • Oaks smash Ceramics in sectional semi
  • Vikings edge KIPP, clinch winning season
  • Oaks double up Mohawks in SOC II
  • Lady Vikings punch district title game ticket
  • Vikings place 6th in TVC wrestling meet
  • Lady Vikings to play for district title


  • Lady Vikes fall in district finals, 47-45
  • Anderson, Moon post solid district wrestling performances
  • Lanhart qualifies for state bowling tournament
  • Heller, Generals stop Ironmen in district finals
  • Oak Hill hires Carver as new football coach, Dugan resigns
  • Lanhart rolls a 527 series at state tournament
  • Lady Vikings’ Fee competes in state indoor meet
  • Bethel hired as new Vikings head football coach
  • Vikings’ Combs wins statewide sportsmanship award
  • Lahrmer’s shutout earns Oaks season opening win
  • Lady Oaks sweep double-header to open season
  • Ironmen fall to Minford in opening double-header
  • Wells’ HR paces Vikings in split with Paint Valley
  • 5 area players named to All-Ohio basketball team
  • Sexton’s 4 RBI leads Lady Vikes in opening win
  • Two new head coaches named in Wellston
  • Unioto sweeps Vinton County Open track meet
  • Graham pitches no-hitter for Jackson


  • Big inning paces Lady Vikes’ 11-7 win over Athens
  • Jackson Ironladies win home Invite, VC takes 4th
  • Compston pitches Rockets to 7-1 win over Spartans
  • Jackson, Oak Hill track teams compete at Minford Invitational
  • Ironladies win Paint Valley Invitational
  • Vikings win home meet, girls second
  • Jackson sweeps county track and field meet
  • Wellston falls to TVC-leading Bulldogs
  • Ironladies win Paint Valley Invitational
  • Wellston softball continues TVC-Ohio success
  • Vinton County edges Athens in softball, 3-1
  • Vikings win home meet, girls second
  • Track teams hold their own at Chillicothe Invite


  • The lessons of Opening Day
  • Bartoe delivers another pitching gem for Vikings
  • New Courier sports editor offers welcome in return to area
  • Oaks compete at SOC conference meet
  • Wellston claims first TVC-Ohio title since 2014
  • Lady Vikings win Vinton County Track Invite
  • 10 from Vinton County qualify for Regionals
  • Jackson sweeps Chillicothe across the court
  • Jackson takes advantage of key error in victory over Wellston
  • Vikings close out regular season with TVC-Ohio wins
  • Wellston eases by Nelsonville-York, advances to sectional final
  • Wellston downs Oak Hill, captures Sectional Championship
  • Wellston beats Lady Vikes to close out TVC-Ohio
  • Wellston outlasts Oak Hill, wins first sectional since 2010
  • Jackson boys, girls qualify for regionals
  • Wellston’s season ends against Minford in districts
  • Area teams end season in regionals


  • Oak Hill’s Brisker wins SOC II Player of the Year
  • Oak Hill’s Clutters headlines all-SOC team
  • Wellston’s Johnston, Compston headline TVC honors
  • 5 Vikings, 3 Rockets make TVC all-conference
  • Softball scene will thrive in 2020
  • More questions surround 2020 baseball scene
  • Track and field scene heating up next year
  • 17U Legion is back in Wellston
  • Post 303 wins Legion Tournament
  • Predicting Ohio State’s 2019 season
  • Post 303 making its mark in McArthur


  • Bethel settling in as new Vinton County coach
  • Wood could hold keys for Reds’ playoff hopes
  • Post 303 suffers nailbiting loss to Athens
  • Post 303 ends season with narrow loss
  • Excitement in the air for fall season
  • Jackson’s Hammond, Wellston’s Smith improving games


Carver ready for the challenge as Oak Hill’s coach

  • Reloaded Jackson setting high expectations
  • Oak Hill continuing to build one game at a time
  • New coach, high expectations for Jackson
  • New coach, new start for Wellston
  • Vinton County ready to challenge for TVC title and more
  • Jackson aims for return to winning ways
  • Smith bringing championship pedigree to Wellston
  • New changes, same expectations for Oak Hill
  • Vinton County aiming to re-establish winning
  • Jackson begins season with win over Piketon
  • Jackson knocks off Wellston, but not without fight
  • Observations from Oak Hill/Wellston jamboree
  • Oak Hill edges Minford in five-set thriller
  • Wellston aiming to turn corner under new leadership
  • Jackson looking for fifth straight playoff season
  • Vinton County remains unblemished on season
  • Ironmen, Rockets clash for final time
  • September

    • Jackson outduels Wellston in final rivalry battle
    • Vinton County makes quick work of Wellston
    • Dragons bring the fire, burn Oak Hill
    • Ironmen power past Bulldogs in revisited rivalry
    • Wellston doubles up Piketon, earns first win
    • Jackson gets revenge, downs Circleville
    • Vikings control Falcons, earn first win
    • Oak Hill earns first win in shutout fashion
    • Wellston overwhelms Lakewood-Hebron
    • Jackson stays unbeaten, handles Logan
    • Jackson boys, girls shutout Logan Elm
    • Oak Hill wastes no motion, eases past Valley
    • Kemp scores four times, Wellston routs West
    • Vinton County reigns supreme in Apple Festival
    • Jackson gets revenge, downs Western Brown
    • Oak Hill’s offense comes alive in victory
    • Vinton County pitches shutout, moves to 2-2
    • Oak Hill survives Eastern for second time


    • Jackson overwhelms Wheelersburg, starts 5-0
    • Wellston wins defensive slugfest over Alexander
    • Buckeyes’ Wilburn too much for Oak Hill
    • Thorpe’s goal pushes Jackson past Logan
    • Vikings pass final test, sink Alexander
    • Jackson falls in final minute to Chillicothe
    • Oak Hill stuffs Valley, grinds out win
    • Jackson rolls over McClain
    • Wellston racks up fifth-straight win
    • Q&A with Vinton County’s Maylea Huff
    • Vinton County wins outright TVC title
    • Jackson get physical, upends Circleville
    • Vinton County girls win TVC, boys finish second
    • Molihan’s big day carries Wellston over Nelsonville-York
    • Jackson’s defense shows dominance in FAC win
    • Lancers down Rockets in sectional tourney
    • Jackson’s season ends at Waverly
    • Jackson falls in straight sets, ends season at Waverly
    • Wells’ three touchdowns lead Vinton County over River Valley
    • Athens snaps Wellston’s six-game winning streak
    • Jackson handles its business at Miami Trace
    • Vinton County downs Unioto, wins first sectional in 20 years
    • Jackson handles Miami Trace for sectional title
    • Jackson’s Ghearing wins FAC Player of the Year
    • Lady Vikings headed back to regional meet
    • Vinton County ends season at districts
    • Oak Hill overwhelms Portsmouth West with second half explosion
    • Vikings eliminated from postseason with loss to Buckeyes
    • Kemp, Smith help Wellston survive Meigs
    • Jackson exacts revenge on Hillsboro
    • Vinton County girls finish 7th, qualifies for state
    • Jackson boys, girls earn all-district honors


    • Vinton County pitches shutout, Wellston clinches playoffs
    • Jackson caps undefeated season, wins FAC title
    • Waverly ends Oak Hill’s playoff bid
    • Vinton County girls cross country finishes 18th at state
    • Q&A with Wellston’s Rylan Molihan
    • Q&A with Jackson’s Jayden Spires
    • Vikings’ Zinn, Jackson’s Munn lead All-District honors
    • Jackson’s Spires wins FAC Player of the Year
    • Jackson sets new record in playoff victory over Centennial
    • Wellston ends season at Ironton
    • Jackson to meet Jonathan Alder in regional semifinal
    • Jackson’s Spires wins SE D-III District Player of the Year
    • Jackson ends season in loss to Jonathan Alder
    • Vinton County reloaded for dominance
    • Oak Hill ready to make a statement
    • Jackson aims to turn the ship around
    • Wellston remaining optimistic despite early setbacks
    • Tyler Spriggs hired as new Oak Hill coach
    • Vinton County reloaded, ready for return to winning ways
    • Despite key loss, Oak Hill still aiming high
    • Oak Hill’s defense suffocates Wellston
    • Bentley drops 31 in Vikings’ TVC win over Meigs
    • Wheelersburg runs away late over Oak Hill


    • Jackson’s Mastin gives back to community with ‘Tackles 4 Tots
    • Vikings fall flat, routed by Zane Trace
    • Vikings hold off pesky TVC foe Alexander
    • Hammond, Hanning leads Oaks to blowout over Eastern
    • Vinton County ousts Athens, prepares for Newark
    • Jackson snags first win in thrilling overtime fashion
    • Brisker’s 32 leads Oaks to non-conference win
    • Bentley, Zinn power Vikings past Unioto

    sdawes@vintoncourier.com; @sydneydawes_95

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