Lady Billies beat Logan 2-1 in 8 MAN — It was a thrilling win for the Man High School softball team which won 2-1 in eight innings over Class AAA county rival Logan on Friday night at the Man softball field.
Man’s Kelly Grimmett got the game winner — a two-out RBI single off Logan pitcher Chastidy Wiley — scoring Rachael Griffith in the bottom of the eighth.
The Lady Billies, ranked No. 7 in the state in Class A, improved to 17-5 on the season and earned a season series ...
Tigers’ Dalton shuts down Indians 2-0 CHAPMANVILLE — A baseball team can never seem to have enough left-handed pitching.
Whatever the level — high school, college, the minors and the major leagues — having good lefties on the mound is always something that is prized.
That’s why the Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team seemed so happy with Thursday night’s results.
That’s because Chapmanville lefty Trey Dalton shut down the Sissonville Indians as the Class AA No. ...
Lady Tigers sweep Poca Dots on Senior Night CHAPMANVILLE — The senior class of the Chapmanville Regional High School softball team went out in style on Thursday night.
The Lady Tigers swept past Poca 8-0 and 12-2 in a home doubleheader on Senior Night.
It was the last time Chapmanville’s senior class will play a game at home at the friendly confines of the Lady Tigers’ Ronnie Ooten Field.
Chapmanville’s five seniors — Tayla Berry, Emma Paris, Brandi Broom, Hanna Wooten and Haley ...
Wildcats drop games to Belfry (Ky.), Hurricane GOODY, Ky. — The Logan High School baseball team could do nothing off Belfry (Ky.) pitcher Keaton Taylor on Thursday night as the Pirates blanked the Wildcats 6-0 at the Belfry High School baseball field in Goody, Ky.
Taylor scattered two hits and struck out one.
Zack Francisco went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Belfry.
Trent Dalton and Brenton Vance had the only two hits for Logan.
Both teams committed two errors.
Belfry had seven h...
Chapmanville hoopsters in W.Va./Ky. All-Star Game The inaugural Consul Energy All-Star Game is loaded with talented basketball players from southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky.
Two players from the nationally ranked Huntington Prep school are playing for the West Virginia squad. They are Carlos Arroyo, who is from Puerto Rico, and Williams Otor Gabriel, who hails from Nigeria. Both have received several Division One scholarship offers.
The West Virginia squad is being coached by ...
Huff Creek youth take turn at trout action Last Saturday’s cool weather didn’t stop the youth trout action from heating up along Huff Creek.
Some 60 youngsters and a hundred or so adult helping hands were on board for the second annual youth trout fishing event sponsored by you guessed it, the Huff Creek Watershed Association.
Hot on the heels of the Buffalo Creek folks just to the north, the newer group is making its own major headway of the trout fishing kind.
The Huff Creeker...
CMS Tigers down rival Man 9-5 in 10 innings MAN — The Chapmanville Middle School baseball team traveled down the road to county rival Man on Tuesday looking to even the score.
Man had beaten the Tigers earlier in the season.
Not this time.
It ended up being a dogfight of a game.
In the end, Chapmanville Middle came out on top, defeating the Pioneers 9-5 in a 10-inning contest at the Man baseball field.
Conner Mullins started the game for the Tigers and went 4.2 innings. Mulli...
Logan bounces back to beat St. Albans The Logan High School baseball team rebounded from its loss at home to Scott on Tuesday night by downing new Class AAA sectional foe St. Albans 4-1 on Wednesday night on the road.
Logan (14-5) was led by pitcher Troy Burgess whoe tossed a three-hitter. He struck out four and walked only one batter.
Alex Lakatos went 2-for-4 at the plate for the Wildcats. Z. Minnick had a double and Benji Adkins added a single.
“It was the best game that...
CRHS tennis wins over three teams CHAPMANVILLE — It’s been another successful season for the Chapmanville Regional High School tennis team as CRHS has scored wins over Lincoln County, Scott and Westside.
The Chapmanville girls’ tennis team won 7-0 over Lincoln County on April 15 at home, sweeping all seven matches with the Panthers.
No. 1 singles player Natasha Williams of CRHS won 8-0 in her match. Chapmanville’s Haley Justice (8-0), Sravya Pidaparthi (8-1) and Lasya Pid...
Lady Tigers down shorthanded Lady Cats Randy Robinette and the Logan High School softball team faced a very difficult situation on Tuesday night.
With the Lady Cats’ three pitchers out due to injuries or illness, Robinette had to turn to position players to step into the circle.
Logan held open tryouts this week to fill that void.
The Lady Cats still had to play as county rival Chapmanville Regional made the short 10-mile trip down.
The Lady Tigers took advantage of the si...
Lady Billies roll to 10-0 win over Van MAN — The Man High School softball team improved to 15-5 on the season with Tuesday night’s 10-0 mercy-shortened win at home over the Van Lady Bulldogs on Senior Night.
Man senior pitcher Taylor Tomblin hurled a one-hit shutout in posting the victory.
Whitney Workman had Van’s lone hit — a single off Tomblin.
The Class A No. 7-ranked Lady Billies scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning off Van pitcher Stevie White.
Belfry (Ky.) drops Man baseball to 1-17 MAN — The Man High School baseball team dropped to 1-17 on the season with Tuesday night’s 9-8 loss in extra innings at home to Belfry (Ky.) at Man’s Dr. Juan Nordelo Field.
Freshman John Thomas Keffer pitched well but suffered the loss for the Hillbillies.
Man jumped out to an early 3-0 lead on the Kentucky foes.
The Billies scored two runs in the bottom of the second inning.
Cody Carter had a one out single. Brian Trent then reached...
Lady Cats’ Toppings signs with UC Logan High School’s Rachelle Toppings always seemed to be a player who was well equipped for the collegiate softball game.
A good switch hitter, Toppings can hit from either side of the plate and can slap hit from the left side — something that is prized at the college level against the usual tough pitching.
Toppings is also a good fielding shortstop with a good arm and can also play first base and in the outfield.
The Lady Cat senior s...
Logan mercies Nitro 11-1 in five Was this a statement game?
One thing is for certain, though.
The Logan High School baseball team is cementing itself as a major player come post-season tournament time.
The Wildcats surprisingly trounced new Class AAA sectional rival Nitro 11-1 on Monday night at Roger Gertz Field to sweep the season series. Logan also took 4-3 win over Nitro earlier in the season on the road.
Game 2 figured to be another close o...
Tigers sweep Sherman in pair of 10-0 games CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team made it a sweep over Sherman at home on Monday as the Class AA No. 10-ranked Tigers won a pair of 10-0 games at Chapmanville’s Ted Ellis Field.
Chapmanville improved to 14-5 win the two wins.
Nick Brumfield tossed a no-hitter in the first game as he walked only one batter. The only other Tide batter to reach base was via error. Brumfield had nine strikeouts for the game.
LMS softball blanks Man Middle 11-0 CHAPMANVILLE — It was a split for the Logan Middle School softball team on Saturday at Chapmanville Middle School’s Elite Eight Tournament.
LMS lost 3-2 to Point Pleasant, then rebounded to rout county rival Man 11-0 in the consolation game for third place.
Logan now stands at 10-2 on the season.
Kelsey Ward pitched the first three innings for Logan in the game against Point Pleasant. Stefanie Curry pitched the rest of the game.
Logan tennis team coasts past Winfield The Logan High School tennis team swept past Winfield on Monday night at the LHS tennis courts.
The Logan girls won 7-0 over the Generals while the boys were a 5-2 winner.
The LHS boys improved to 13-3 on the season while the Lady Cats upped their record to 12-4.
In the girls’ match, Logan No. 1 singles player Lauren Chambers was an 8-4 winner over Winfield’s Cheyenne Farley.
Hayley Hatfield of Logan then defeated Jaden Hardesty 8-1 i...
Williamson breaks three Marshall softball records; hits 300 K’s HUNTINGTON — Marshall University senior Andi Williamson has been honored by Conference USA for her record-breaking performances against Ohio last week.
Williamson, a Harts native and former player at Chapmanville and Harts high schools, was acknowledged twice in 2012 and is accepting her third all-time conference recognition this week.
She is the only hurler to receive the honor more than once in their Marshall softball career.