Ironmen ready to begin 2023 baseball season



JACKSON – The Jackson Ironmen baseball team will have a lot of new faces in the lineup this season after losing seven seniors in 2022. Under head coach Josh McGraw, who led the Ironmen to a 21-4 season in 2022, including an 8-2 mark in the Frontier Athletic Conference to share a co-championship with Washington Court House, will look to […]

Oaks have experience returning for upcoming baseball season



OAK HILL – The 2023 high school baseball season is fast approaching, and the Oak Hill Oaks have a solid roster returning this season. Jason Wright, who is beginning his second season at the helm, guided the Oaks to a 13-12 overall record in 2022, including a 6-10 mark in the Southern Ohio Conference Division II. The good news is […]

BASEBALL: Rockets will have mix youth and experience in 2023



WELLSTON – A young Wellston Golden Rockets baseball team will open the 2023 season next Monday, March 27, at 5 p.m. against Miller at Veterans Park. Wellston head coach Morgan Stevens knows it will be a grind with the young group, but he likes where his team stands heading into its season opener. “We do have a lot of new […]

Vikings will have a lot of new faces to start the 2023 season



McARTHUR – The Vinton County Vikings Baseball team is looking for improvement in 2023, as Head Coach Jake Brown starts his second season at the helm.  The Vikings open the season on March 28 against Logan at home, before traveling to Marietta on March 29. The Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division opener arrives on March 31 when they travel to River […]

Molihan signs to play football at Ashland



McARTHUR — September 30, 2022. That night at Warren High School altered Vinton County’s football season and left Isaac Molihan’s athletic career in a state of mystery.  After getting tackled on a play as he had been countless times, this one was way different. It ended with him being stretchered out and taken to the hospital where he was told […]

The Telegram 03 22 2023

Hail to the champions!

JHS Competition Cheer Squad triumphs on national stage


The Jackson High School (JHS) Competition Cheer Squad made the long trip to Orlando, Florida last week and did not return home empty-handed while competing in the Americheer Internationals competition against some of the best of the cheerleading squads in the United States. The JHS team were National Champions in the Game Day Building and overall Grand Champions in the […]

Human remains found in Gallia County identified

Human remains discovered just over a week ago in Gallia County have been identified as those of Koby Roush, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin announced recently. “My hope is that this identification brings a measure of closure to Koby’s loved ones,” Yost said in a March 20 press release. “I am grateful for the […]

Jackson, Wellston high schools to be polling places for Primary Election

Oak Hill area voters will continue to vote at M-J Bingo Hall


A few years ago, the Jackson County Board of Elections did some consolidation of polling locations thus reducing the number of places to cast a ballot on Election Day. The Board has now implemented more changes to polling locations that voters need to know about. Ahead of the upcoming Primary Election in May, the Board has mailed out postcards to […]

New Operations Managers appointed in Jackson

Mayor Evans details administrational statistics for previous three years


After careful consideration, the City of Jackson has promoted two exceptional staff members to the newly created Operations Manager positions. At the Monday, March 13 meeting of the Jackson City Council, mayor Randy Evans addressed several staffing changes that the city has undergone over the span of three years. Evans noted that as each of these numerous positions have opened […]