Tigers hope to rally back against Scott CHAPMANVILLE — There’s an easy way and a hard way.
The Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team is going to have to do it the hard way.
Down 1-0 in the best-of-three game Class AA sectional tournament series against rival Scott, the Tigers must now beat the Skyhawks two straight games, including one of those on the road, in order to win the section title.
Chapmanville, ranked No. 10 in the state in Class AA this week, is seeking ...
Logan’s Butcher closes out outstanding career at WV State What a way to go out.
It was an outstanding senior season on the mound for former Logan High School pitcher Jordan Butcher, who finished up his final year of collegiate ball last week.
Butcher, a right-hander at West Virginia State University who was moved from the bullpen to the starting rotation this year, was sixth in the WVIAC in ERA at 3.01.
Butcher was 6-1 on the hill and made 10 starts. He pitched 74.2 innings and allowed only 25...
CRHS pair ousted at state tennis meet It was a quick exit for Chapmanville Regional High School’s Natasha Williams and Haley Justice at last weekend’s state tennis meet in Charleston.
Williams, Chapmanville’s No. 1 singles player, lost 8-1 to Joanna Capito of Wheeling Central.
In doubles, Williams and Justice lost 8-2 to Haley Spurlock and Madison Juszczak. Juszczak went on to win the state championship in No. 4 singles.
“They were both a little nervous, but I thought Natas...
Coal Field Youth Soccer League: Sawmill United rolls again CHAPMANVILLE — Action resumed in the Coal Field Youth Soccer League on April 27 with eight matches.
The league plays its matches at the soccer field on Sawmill Road in Chapmanville.
In the 16-and-under division, Sawmill United continued its dominance with a 9 to nil win over the Gators. Mark Neace scored six goals for Sawmill United. Tanner Dillon had two goals and Catherine Carter one.
In the other 16s match, the Ninjas defeated Insani...
Logan 8-and-under team The Logan 8-and-under baseball travel team hosted a spring tournament on April 27. Teams which took part in the tourney came from Magoffin County (Ky.), Charleston nd Madison. Logan went undefeated during pool play and tournament play, winning five consecutive games, beating Madison in the championship game 9-8. Logan was slated to travel to Morehead, Ky., for a tourney last weekend. Pictured in the front row, from left, Derek Browning, Alex ...
Sports Calendar AquaFina Runnin’ Wildcat Basketball Camp. This year’s camp, sponsored by Pepsi, Family Discount Pharmacy and WVOW, is scheduled for June 12-14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Logan High School’s Willie Akers Arena. The camp is for boys and girls ages 4-14 years old. The price is $50 per camper. There are discounts for siblings. Registration is Wednesday, June 12 from 8:30-9:15 a.m. Each camper will receive a T-shirt and trophy.
Logan ready for showdown with St. Albans It’s now down to a one-game series in the Class AAA sectional baseball tournament between Logan and St. Albans.
St. Albans evened the sectional series with Logan and forced a decisive championship game with Saturday night’s 5-2 win over the Wildcats at Logan High School’s Roger Gertz Field.
The two teams are scheduled to play on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the finals at the St. Albans High School baseball field.
Ten CRHS track athletes headed to state meet The Chapmanville Regional High School track and field team performed very well at last week’s Class AA Region 4 finals as 10 athletes and one alternative have qualified for this weekend’s Class AA state meet, which is set for Friday and Saturday at Charleston’s Laidley Field.
“We did very well,” CRHS coach Joetta Thompson said. “We made it in six events, three solos and three relays. My team as a whole did well. They have competed very well...
Marshall softball wins title; to play UK in NCAA tourney TULSA, Okla. — For the first time in school history, the Marshall University softball team will be heading to the NCAA Tournament after a 3-1 win over Houston on Saturday to capture its first ever Conference USA Championship.
The No. 4 seed Thundering Herd (35-20) received another outstanding pitching performance from senior Andi Williamson (32-16) who pitched all seven innings, scattered four hits, struck out four, walked two and allowed t...
Tigers down a game to Scott in rain-delayed sectionals MADISON — It took four days to play the first game of the Class AA sectional tournament between the Chapmanville Tigers and the Scott Skyhawks.
But in the end Scott defeated the Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team 5-4 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the sectional tourney at Madison.
The game was a continuation of Monday’s contest which was suspended in the third inning due to rain with Chapmanville leading 2-0.
The game was s...
Lady Billies one win from state tourney SETH — The Man High School softball team is just one win away from making another appearance in the state tournament in Vienna.
The Lady Billies advanced to the Class A Region 3 championship game with Thursday night’s thrilling, come-from-behind 6-5 win at Sherman in the regional semifinals.
Down 5-4 after five innings of play, Man’s Casey Albright came up with a huge two-out clutch base hit in the top of the sixth inning scoring Tabby Fe...
Man rolls past Tug Valley to sectional title MAN — The Man High School baseball team swept the Tug Valley Panthers to win the Class A sectional title.
On Thursday at Man’s Dr. Juan Nordelo Field, the Hillbillies won 7-1 over the Panthers. Man then won again on Friday night, 16-1, in a mercy-shortened game.
Man (7-21), winners of four straight games, will now advance to regional play on May 21 at Valley Fayette against the Greyhounds (20-5). Valley beat Man twice during the regular s...
Wayne takes out Lady Tigers again in regionals CHAPMANVILLE — Just as Yogi Berra once said it was like déjà vu all over again.
Unfortunately for the Chapmanville Regional High School softball team history did repeat itself.
For the second straight year, the Lady Tigers were ousted in the Class AA regional semifinals as Cardinal Conference foe Wayne knocked off Chapmanville 4-1 on Thursday night at Chapmanville Regional’s Ronnie Ooten Field.
With the loss, the Lady Tigers’ roller coa...
Logan tennis athletes win matches at state The Logan High School tennis team sent seven athletes to the Class AAA state tournament this year.
Action got under way on Thursday in the state meet as Logan No. 1 singles player Zack Hatfield defeated Brandon Galici of Parkersburg South, 8-5, then lost to George Washington’s Ryan Massinople 8-0.
In the No. 2 singles, Logan’s Keith Williamson was ousted by Sven Wurmuth of University 8-2.
In girls’ No. 1 singles, Lauren Chambers was kno...
Logan, St. Albans all even in sectional The driver’s seat is a good place to be.
That’s exactly where the Logan High School baseball team was after knocking off Nitro 5-2 on Friday night at a rainy Roger Gertz Field in Logan in the Class AAA sectional tourney.
No. 10-ranked Logan, which routed St. Albans 10-0 on Thursday night on the road, improved to 19-8 on the season and 2-0 in the double elimination sectional tournament.
The Wildcats were scheduled to play host to St. Alb...