SETH — With a trip to the state softball tournament secured for a third year in-a-row after a 7-0 win over Wahama on Wednesday, Sherman High's softball team has been here before but coach Jim Henderson thinks this season is somewhat different than the others.
MASON — Sherman high's softball team plated five runs in the eighth inning to break a 2-2 tie and the Lady Tide went on to a 7-2 win over Wahama in the first of a best of three with the Mason County school to punch a ticket to the state tournament.
LOGAN - Scott High School and Sherman High School each traveled to the Chief Logan Convention Center on March 29 to compete in the Region 4 AA/A Tennis Tournament.
ASHTON - Van Junior-Senior High School (1-20) visited Hannan Junior-Senior (3-14) on May 7 in a tournament contest. Senior Jacob Smith pitched for Van, and freshman Chase Poore pitched for the Wildcats.
SETH - A Seth man was charged with felony breaking and entering and grand larceny in relation to the theft of mining wire and solar panels from Black Castle Mining in Prenter.
MORRISVALE - The Morrisvale Volunteer Fire Department has purchased a pair of Zoll AutoPulse CPR machines that first responders believe provide another tool in their kit that could save someone's life.
MADISON - West Virginia State Auditor JB McCuskey celebrated Boone County's full participation in a new transparency website with a visit to County Clerk Roger Toney's office on Thursday to officially launch the new element to county government.
DANVILLE - A Danville woman faces four felony counts of possession with intent to deliver after she allegedly delivered oxycodone to a cooperating individual with the U.S. 119 Drug Task Force on Feb. 28.
CHARLESTON - On May 3, 223 eighth-graders from across the state received recognition as Knights and Ladies of the Golden Horseshoe. This recognition honors students earning the highest achievement in knowledge of West Virginia history and culture.
MADISON - Scott High's Isaac Miller blasted a two-run homer with two outs in the third inning to dead-centerfield to help lead his squad to a 4-3 win over visiting Lincoln County in Region IV Section 2 action on May 7.
SETH - Sherman High slugger Carter Dunfee notched four hits, all singles while driving in six runs to lead Sherman to a Region IV Section 2 win over Tug Valley on May 7 at Seth.
SETH - The top seeded Class A Region IV Section 2 Sherman High baseball team was coming off an opening-round win over Tug Valley but ran into trouble versus Buffalo on May 8 and dropped a game in a 12-5 loss.
SETH - Sherman High's softball team won a 2-1 nail-biter versus a tough Tug Valley squad on the strength of All-State pitcher Autumn Thompson's no-hitter.
MADISON - Scott High School had the bases juiced with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning when Nathan Kuhn took a fastball in his thigh and Aaron Epling was forced home from third base to give Scott an 8-7 win and their second Class AA Region IV Section 2 championship in three years.
Scott High School ace Carter Lyles (pictured) allowed two hits and struck out nine Chapmanville batters on Thursday and Nathan Kuhn blasted a homerun to lead Scott to a 10-0 Class AA Region IV Section 2 win over Chapmanville.
Coal Valley News
HAMLIN, W.Va. - Southern West Virginia Health System has announced the return of board-certified family nurse practitioner, Mary Phipps, to its primary care provider team.
MADISON - After her championship effort at the Cardinal Conference meet at Winfield, throwing 124-08 to win in girls' discus and 28-03 to win girls' shot put, Scott High School's Brooke Burns was already thinking about the next step. The senior, a multi-sport athlete, is a student who understands the value of hard work. After running through her practice reps in discus, she spoke with the Coal Valley News about her journey to where she is today.
LOGAN - Scott High's own Lady Skyhawks (7-18) played the Logan Lady Wildcats (9-20) on May 6 for the first round of the Cardinal Conference sectionals tournament. Two sophomores got the start for their respective teams, with Kailey Freeman pitching for Scott and Emma Vinson representing Logan.
MADISON - A Madison woman is facing charges after the unarmed robbery of a man.
Erica Wilson, 31, of Madison, was charged with felony robbery-unarmed for an April 21 incident in which a man was allegedly robbed in a home on Turley Street.
n The Danville Hawks will host a free youth football clinic at the Scott High football facility with special guest, former West Virginia University quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Major Harris.
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MADISON — Scott High School had the bases juiced with two outs in the bottom of the tenth inning when Nathan Kuhn took a fastball in his thigh and Aaron Epling was forced home from third base to give Scott an 8-7 win and their second Class AA Region 4 section 2 championship in three years.
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