NITRO -- A seven-run Chapmanville eruption in the fourth inning was too much for Nitro’s softball team.
The West Virginia Sportswriters Association released the All-State Basketball teams last week, and several Logan County hoops players were recognized on the lists.
Sal Dean moved to Chapmanville for his final season of high school basketball with one goal in mind: To end his career with a state championship.
The Chapmanville baseball team won three of its first four contests last week, earning a 3-1 overall record to start the 2023 season.
Heavy winds had the balls flying all over the Chapmanville softball park on Saturday afternoon as the Lady Tigers and visiting Belfry combined to hit four home runs.
Two-time defending Class AA champion Logan made their first ever trip to Panther Mart Park on Thursday night to play Tug Valley and the Wildcats came away with a 14-0 mercy-rule win in five innings.
LOGAN — The Logan softball club now sits at 3-2 on the year after a 2-2 record last week which saw them get wins over Pikeville, Kentucky (11-1) on Monday and Poca (9-1) on Tuesday before falling to Scott 4-1 on Wednesday and dropping their rematch with Pikeville on Saturday by a count of 3-2.
LOGAN — The Logan baseball team has ripped off four straight wins to start the 2023 campaign.
MAN — The Man Hillbillies baseball team is off to an unblemished 5-0 start to the 2023 season.
MAN — The Man softball team has started the 2023 season 2-0 after a pair of road wins, 12-0 at Mingo Central last Monday and 6-1 at Sherman last Thursday.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Arizona came out strong in a first-round NCAA Tournament matchup against West Virginia on Friday at XFINITY Center and the Mountaineers were never able to catch up.
For the second straight March, the Mountaineer women’s basketball program will be looking for a new head coach, as Dawn Plitzuweit is leaving WVU to take over as the head coach at the University of Minnesota.
The Chapmanville Tigers boys basketball team rides on top of a fire truck through downtown Chapmanville on Sunday night in celebration of their third state championship, which they won in Charleston last Saturday.
MAN — The Man Hillbillies baseball team opened up their 2023 season on Saturday by hosting the 1st Annual Guyandotte Wooden Bat Classic, and they scored two wins, beating Westside 3-1 and then capturing the championship with a 8-1 win over Sherman at Tootie Carter Field.
CHARLESTON — Every time Charleston Catholic thought about grabbing momentum in Saturday’s Class AA championship game, Sal Dean and Chapmanville had other ideas.
What exactly is it that works when it comes to Chapmanville boys basketball?
CHARLESTON — Coach Brad Napier’s Chapmanville Tigers are playing for a state championship once again.
CHARLESTON — When it comes to basketball in March, the name of the game is simple: Survive and advance. That’s what the Chapmanville Tigers did in their Class AA state quarterfinal clash with Ravenswood on Wednesday morning.
West Virginia is going dancing.
(From left to right): Logan area youth wrestlers Owen Carter (fifth place, 4U 40lb weight class), Braylon Dotson (sixth place, 10U 55lb weight class), Celia Willis (2nd All-Girls 12U 63-75lb weight class), Easton Spaulding (third place, 10U 125lb weight class), Shelby Rife (fourth place, All…
HUNTINGTON — A historic season has come to a crashing halt for the Marshall University men’s basketball team.
MORGANTOWN — The Logan registered USA swimming club traveled to Morgantown last week and competed in the 2023 West Virginia Short Course Swimming Championships held at the Mylan Park Aquatic Center last Thursday through Sunday.
CHAPMANVILLE — It’s almost tennis time in Chapmanville, and head coach Chris Kidd is optimistic that the boys and girls teams can do great things again this season.
LOGAN — Head coach Justin Turner is about to begin his 14th season at the helm for the Logan Wildcats Tennis team.
RIPLEY — The Logan Wildcats traveled to Ripley on Wednesday night in one of the Class AAA Region IV co-finals, and the homestanding Vikings ended Logan’s season, topping them by a final count of 78-66 in front of a packed and energetic crowd.
The Logan Wildcats began Class AAA Region IV Section 2 tournament play last Tuesday night by scoring a 67-46 home win against Wayne.
VAN- The fifth-seeded Man Hillbillies outlasted fourth-seeded Van in overtime 62-60 on Feb. 7, advancing them to the second round of the Class A Region IV Section I Boys Basketball Tournament.
Autumn Owen ended the weekend for the Marshall softball team with an exclamation point.
PENSACOLA, Fla. — The postseason hopes of the Thundering Herd men’s basketball team are hanging in the balance.
CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Tigers are state tournament bound after winning one of the Class AA Region III Co-Finals on Tuesday night by a final score of 58-33 over Wyoming East inside Danny Godby Gymnasium.
CHAPMANVILLE — On Friday night, the top-seeded Chapmanville boys basketball team demolished the visiting third-seeded Liberty (Raleigh) Raiders at Danny Godby Gym 63-33 to claim the Class AA Region III Section 2 championship.
WILLIAMSON —The Williamson Fieldhouse saw a capacity crowd of an estimated 6,000 plus people pack inside the historic venue for the Inaugural Redneck Brawl on Saturday. March 4.
Logan girls basketball and baseball coach Kevin Gertz was involved in a two-car accident on U.S. Route 119 in Logan County around 9:45 a.m. Thursday that claimed the life of Franklin Terry, 83, of Alkol.
CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville girls basketball team hosted Wyoming East on Tuesday night in the Class AA Region III championship game with a chance to punch a ticket to the state tournament in Charleston, but the visiting Lady Warriors came up big in the final two minutes and won by a fina…
NAUGATUCK — The top-seeded Tug Valley Panthers and fifth-seeded Man Hillbillies met in one of the semifinal games of the Class A Region IV Section 1 boys basketball tournament last Wednesday night in Naugatuck, and the Panthers won a lopsided 70-28 affair.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University men’s basketball coach Dan D’Antoni paused practice and lined his team up at center court in the Cam Henderson Center.
CHAPMANVILLE — Last week, head coach Brad Napier’s Chapmanville Tigers closed out a stellar regular season at 18-3.
NAUGATUCK — The Man Lady Hillbillies’ season came to an end last Monday night as they traveled to Naugatuck to face Tug Valley in the Class A Region IV Section 2 semifinal, and the Lady Panthers escaped with a 45-34 win.
NEWTOWN — On Friday night, the Chapmanville Lady Tigers won the 2022-23 Class AA Region III Section 2 championship.
LOGAN — The defending Class AAA state champion Logan Lady Wildcats saw their season come to an end at 11-12 last Monday night, as they endured a second half struggle and ultimately fell to the visiting Lincoln County 36-33 in the Class AAA Region IV Section 2 semifinals.
MORGANTOWN — It was a tough time for a Stevie slump.
NAUGATUCK — Tug Valley took the court as the No. 2 team in Class A for the first time of the season this past week and proceeded to pick up a pair of blowout wins against sectional foes Man and Sherman to improve their winning streak to 14 games.
MAN — A lackluster second half doomed the Man Hillbillies basketball team on Thursday night as they fell to visiting Summers County by a final score of 82-38.
MADISON- Chapmanville had Scott’s number in 2022-23.
CHAPMANVILLE — Class AA’s fourth-ranked squad in the Chapmanville Tigers swept the season series over the Mingo Central Miners on Saturday night, notching an easy 78-51 win on the Tigers’ senior night after a 66-55 win at MCHS on December 13.
CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Lady Tigers finished the regular season 14-8 after splitting a pair of games with Charleston Catholic and Greenbrier East last week.
LOGAN — The Logan Lady Wildcats closed out their regular season on Monday night by hosting Lincoln County, and coach Kevin Gertz’s team is heading into the postseason with an 11-11 overall record after they notched a 42-36 victory on what was also the club’s senior night.
Four West Virginians compete in cheer-off to be the next Mountaineer; winner announced March 4 before Kansas game
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Four students who are eager to represent West Virginia University and their home state as the 69th Mountaineer mascot will compete in a cheer-off competition during the men’s basketball game versus Oklahoma State at 7…