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Kyle Lovern

Position: Sports Editor
E-Mail Address: klovern@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 304-235-4242
Kyle Lovern on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Gilbert-Times/109374279101319


About Kyle Lovern

Kyle Lovern, sports editor of the Williamson Daily News, is a graduate of Williamson High School and Bluefield State College, who also holds a degree from Southern West Virginia Community College. He is a longtime member of the West Virginia Sportswriters Association and the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association."I love this community and this newspaper," Lovern said. "There's no place I'd rather live and no place I would rather work It's like coming home." You can contact Kyle at 304-235-4242, ext. 33, or at klovern@civitasmedia.com.

Latest Stories by Kyle Lovern

Tug Valley girls win Class A sectional title

By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com NAUGATUCK – The Lady Panthers of Tug Valley advanced to the co-regional championship as they downed Sherman 56-46 at home this past Thursday. ​TVHS will now play Midland Trail at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the TVHS gym for a chance to go to the Class A state tournament. The Lady Panthers held th

West Virginia Prep Scores

Friday's Scores Girls Basketball Sectional Championships AAA Region 1 Section One Parkersburg South 59, Parkersburg 46 AAA Region 2 Section One Martinsburg 43, Jefferson 41 Section Two Buckhannon-Upshur 39, Hampshire 38 AAA Region 3 Section One South Charleston 52, Capital 33 Section Two Greenbrier East 59, Princeton 39 AAA Region 4

By Kyle Lovern
klovern@civitasmedia.com
WILLIAMSON – The Mingo Central Lady Miners made history on Friday night winning the school's first Class AA sectional basketball championship as they defeated Scott High School 61- 45.
Mingo Central is only one win away from going to its first state championship. Coach Clay Campbell's squad will host

Mingo Central wins title

By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com WILLIAMSON – The Mingo Central Lady Miners made history on Friday night winning the school's first Class AA sectional basketball championship as they defeated Scott High School 61- 45. Mingo Central is only one win away from going to its first state championship. Coach Clay Campbell's squad will host

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Sophomore Mikazia Rhodes of Mingo Central is shown going in for a basket in the Class AA sectional tourney at teh Williamson Fieldhouse on Friday night.
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Lady Miner guard Tyshira Joplin is pictured going in for a layup against Scott in tournament action.
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Junior Hannah Church is shown cutting down

Mingo Hoops

Kyle Lovern/WDN Sophomore Mikazia Rhodes of Mingo Central is shown going in for a basket in the Class AA sectional tourney at teh Williamson Fieldhouse on Friday night. Kyle Lovern/WDN Lady Miner guard Tyshira Joplin is pictured going in for a layup against Scott in tournament action. Kyle Lovern/WDN Junior Hannah Church is shown cutting down

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The Lady Panthers of Tug Valley won the Section One, Class A sectional tournament on Thursday night defeating Sherman 46-36 at the TVHS gym. The Panthers will advance to the Region 3. No scoring or stats was reported to the WDN.
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Senior captain Adreana Vance is shown cutting down the nets after Tug Valley won their

Class A Champs

Submitted Photo The Lady Panthers of Tug Valley won the Section One, Class A sectional tournament on Thursday night defeating Sherman 46-36 at the TVHS gym. The Panthers will advance to the Region 3. No scoring or stats was reported to the WDN. Submitted Photo Senior captain Adreana Vance is shown cutting down the nets after Tug Valley won their

GARY SCHATZ
Associated Press
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati pitcher Homer Bailey doesn't expect to be ready for the start of the season as he recovers from surgery in September to repair a tear in the flexor tendon by his right elbow.
That leaves the Reds to fill three openings in the rotation for now.
Bailey said on Wednesday that he

Reds' Bailey not expecting to start of season

GARY SCHATZ Associated Press GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati pitcher Homer Bailey doesn't expect to be ready for the start of the season as he recovers from surgery in September to repair a tear in the flexor tendon by his right elbow. That leaves the Reds to fill three openings in the rotation for now. Bailey said on Wednesday that he

By Kyle Lovern
klovern@civitasmedia.com
LOGAN - The Mingo Central Miners are ready to take on Scott in the Class AA sectional tournament on Monday night.
Mingo Central received the No. 3 seed and Scott was voted as the No. 2 seed. The Miners defeated the Skyhawks 54-48 earlier in the season, but due to the recent snow storm they were not able to

Miners ready for AA sectional

By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com LOGAN - The Mingo Central Miners are ready to take on Scott in the Class AA sectional tournament on Monday night. Mingo Central received the No. 3 seed and Scott was voted as the No. 2 seed. The Miners defeated the Skyhawks 54-48 earlier in the season, but due to the recent snow storm they were not able to

WILLIAMSON – The Lady Tigers of Chapmanville Regional High School were upset in the semifinals of the Class AA sectional played at the Williamson Fieldhouse on Wednesday night by the Scott Lady Skyhawks 43-30.
The Lady Tigers had defeated Scott 48-26 and 68-57 during the regular season.
CRHS led 17-15 at the half with balanced scoring. They

Lady Skyhawks defeat Chapmanville

WILLIAMSON – The Lady Tigers of Chapmanville Regional High School were upset in the semifinals of the Class AA sectional played at the Williamson Fieldhouse on Wednesday night by the Scott Lady Skyhawks 43-30. The Lady Tigers had defeated Scott 48-26 and 68-57 during the regular season. CRHS led 17-15 at the half with balanced scoring. They

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Mingo Central senior Kiearia Hammond fired in five 3-pointers against the Lady Rebels of Tolsia to help her team to a win on Wednesday night.
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Mingo Central senior Ashley Curry tries to drive to the basket against a tough Tolsia defense in Class AA sectional tournament action.

Mingo-Tolsia Hoops

Kyle Lovern/WDN Mingo Central senior Kiearia Hammond fired in five 3-pointers against the Lady Rebels of Tolsia to help her team to a win on Wednesday night. Kyle Lovern/WDN Mingo Central senior Ashley Curry tries to drive to the basket against a tough Tolsia defense in Class AA sectional tournament action.

By Kyle Lovern
klovern@civitasmedia.com
WILLIAMSON – The Mingo Central Lady Miners are headed to the Class AA, Region 4, Section 2 championship game Friday night as they defeated the Lady Rebels of Tolsia 56-51 on Wednesday night at the historic Williamson Fieldhouse.
The win guarantees Coach Clay Campbell's squad a chance to advance to th

Lady Miners win

By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com WILLIAMSON – The Mingo Central Lady Miners are headed to the Class AA, Region 4, Section 2 championship game Friday night as they defeated the Lady Rebels of Tolsia 56-51 on Wednesday night at the historic Williamson Fieldhouse. The win guarantees Coach Clay Campbell's squad a chance to advance to th

No doubt many readers have heard or read the word “Lent” or “Lenten” over the last few years and have wondered exactly what it is, what is its origin and how do I learn more. We will be visiting various facts regarding Lent every Friday until Good Friday, including the history, length, origin, etc… Also know there are

What is Lent? Strength for the Moment

No doubt many readers have heard or read the word “Lent” or “Lenten” over the last few years and have wondered exactly what it is, what is its origin and how do I learn more. We will be visiting various facts regarding Lent every Friday until Good Friday, including the history, length, origin, etc… Also know there are

Wes Wilson Photography
Mingo Central sophomore guard KeShean Rhodes (13) is shown going in for a shot guarded by Tug Valley's Tyler May (00). The Panthers defeated the Miners again on Tuesday night. Jeremy Dillon (2) can be seen at the left.
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Freshman guard Kedrick Cunningham (0) of Mingo Central is guarded by Tug Valley's

Tug-Mingo Hoops

Wes Wilson Photography Mingo Central sophomore guard KeShean Rhodes (13) is shown going in for a shot guarded by Tug Valley's Tyler May (00). The Panthers defeated the Miners again on Tuesday night. Jeremy Dillon (2) can be seen at the left. Wes Wilson Photography Freshman guard Kedrick Cunningham (0) of Mingo Central is guarded by Tug Valley's

JOHN RABY
AP Sports Writer
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Devin Williams didn't back down after taking a shot to the nose and a forearm to the chin on separate occasions in the first half against Texas.
Williams finished with 14 points and was a big reason No. 20 West Virginia's inside game showed up this time against Texas in the Mountaineers'

WVU gets revenge over Texas

JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Devin Williams didn't back down after taking a shot to the nose and a forearm to the chin on separate occasions in the first half against Texas. Williams finished with 14 points and was a big reason No. 20 West Virginia's inside game showed up this time against Texas in the Mountaineers'

CINCINNATI — Single game tickets for 2015 Cincinnati Reds regular season home games, excluding Opening Day, will go on sale Saturday, Feb. 28 at 9 a.m. ET.
Get the best seats for your favorite games of the season including:
• FIREWORKS FRIDAYS – Rozzi's Famous Fireworks after every Friday home game, including a special show feat

Reds Single Game Tickets go on sale Saturday

CINCINNATI — Single game tickets for 2015 Cincinnati Reds regular season home games, excluding Opening Day, will go on sale Saturday, Feb. 28 at 9 a.m. ET. Get the best seats for your favorite games of the season including: • FIREWORKS FRIDAYS – Rozzi's Famous Fireworks after every Friday home game, including a special show feat

By Kyle Lovern
klovern@civitasmedia.com
NAUGATUCK – Tug Valley continued its 4-year undefeated winning streak over Mingo Central with a 59-51 home court victory over the Miners on Tuesday night.
The game had been postponed twice because of inclement weather. The two schools were finally able to play the contest on a cold winter night.
Tug

Tug tops Mingo again

By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com NAUGATUCK – Tug Valley continued its 4-year undefeated winning streak over Mingo Central with a 59-51 home court victory over the Miners on Tuesday night. The game had been postponed twice because of inclement weather. The two schools were finally able to play the contest on a cold winter night. Tug

W.Va. Boys Sectional Schedule

Class AAA Region 1, Section 1 (All games at 7 p.m.) Wednesday: No. 4 Brooke at No. 1 Parkersburg South; No. 3 Parkersburg at No. 2 Wheeling Park Friday: Brooke-South winner vs. Parkersburg-Park winner, at higher seed Region 1, Section 2 (All games at 7 p.m.) Wednesday: No. 4 John Marshall at No. 1 Morgantown; No. 3 University at No. 2 Pres

WILLIAMSON – The Lady Tigers of Chapmanville Regional High School were upset in the semifinals of the Class AA sectional played at the Williamson Fieldhouse on Wednesday night by the Scott Lady Skyhawks 43-30.
The Lady Tigers had defeated Scott 48-26 and 68-57 during the regular season.
CRHS led 17-15 at the half with balanced scoring. They

Great Scott! Lady Tigers shocked in sectionals

WILLIAMSON – The Lady Tigers of Chapmanville Regional High School were upset in the semifinals of the Class AA sectional played at the Williamson Fieldhouse on Wednesday night by the Scott Lady Skyhawks 43-30. The Lady Tigers had defeated Scott 48-26 and 68-57 during the regular season. CRHS led 17-15 at the half with balanced scoring. They

The Mountain Water District has been working diligently to restore service to our customers. The Russell Fork Water Treatment facility is working at limited capacity but is producing water. The City of Pikeville is also continuing to produce and provide water service to the District. Restoration efforts will continue. Please find listed below a cur

Mountain Water District Update

The Mountain Water District has been working diligently to restore service to our customers. The Russell Fork Water Treatment facility is working at limited capacity but is producing water. The City of Pikeville is also continuing to produce and provide water service to the District. Restoration efforts will continue. Please find listed below a cur

By Kyle Lovern
klovern@civitasmedia.com
Chapmanville Regional High School received the No. 1 seed in the upcoming boy's Class AA, Region 4, Section 2 tournament which will be played at Willie Akers Arena in Logan.
Mingo Central received the No. 3 seed and Scott was voted as the No. 2 seed. This is despite the fact that the Miners defeated the Sk

Mingo Central gets No. 3 seed in AA

By Kyle Lovern klovern@civitasmedia.com Chapmanville Regional High School received the No. 1 seed in the upcoming boy's Class AA, Region 4, Section 2 tournament which will be played at Willie Akers Arena in Logan. Mingo Central received the No. 3 seed and Scott was voted as the No. 2 seed. This is despite the fact that the Miners defeated the Sk

Submitted Article
The Mingo Central Football Boosters Club is proud to announce the 2015 Second Annual Alumni Weekend. The 2-Day event will feature five sports sames (four Basketball, one Football) on the weekend of May 8th and 9th, 2015.
The Schedule is as follows:
Friday, May 8th 2015 at Mingo Central High School gym:
BASKETBALL -
6 pm - Bur

Alumni weekend scheduled at MCHS

Submitted Article The Mingo Central Football Boosters Club is proud to announce the 2015 Second Annual Alumni Weekend. The 2-Day event will feature five sports sames (four Basketball, one Football) on the weekend of May 8th and 9th, 2015. The Schedule is as follows: Friday, May 8th 2015 at Mingo Central High School gym: BASKETBALL - 6 pm - Bur





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