FALLING ROCK -- It was a tough opener for the Logan High School boys' basketball team, which lost 55-48 at Herbert Hoover on Tuesday, Dec. 10 in the season opener.
LOGAN — The Logan High School girls’ basketball team raced out to a 26-5 lead after one quarter on county rival Man on Friday night in the Lady Cats’ season opener, and eventually rolled to a 66-28 win over the Lady Billies at Logan’s Willie Akers Arena.
Several Logan County high school football players were honored this week as the All-Cardinal Conference Football Team was released by the league office.
HUNTINGTON - Marshall will take on former Mid-American and Conference USA rival UCF in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 23 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, Conference USA released on Sunday.
NEW YORK — Of all the numbers you’d associate with West Virginia basketball, some that came out of the first half of the Mountaineers’ 70-68 loss to St. John’s were not what you’d expect.
WHEELING — Cabell Midland was able to survive one of Martinsburg’s patented barrages on Saturday, but the second one did in the Knights for good.
WHEELING — To simply call Jacob Rine a game manager is perhaps a disservice to his skills. Because the smallish senior managed to save the biggest game of his career for the biggest stage.
NEWTOWN — Mingo Central High School is looking into appealing the Cardinal Conference’s decision to kick the Miners out of the Class AA conference, according to MCHS Principal Daniel Dean.
FALLING ROCK — With five freshman on a nine-player roster, Tuesday night’s season opener against defending Cardinal Conference champion Chapmanville figured to be a bit of a trial by fire for host Herbert Hoover’s girls basketball team.
PHELPS, Ky. — Head coach Jason Sanson and the Phelps basketball team ended last season with a 15-15 overall record but added their first 60th District Championship since 2012 with a 39-36 win over Pike Central in the title game.
MADISON — With only weeks to go until the beginning of the 2019-20 basketball season, Scott High School has a new coach in town. Kevin Harper recently took up the position after being chosen from a list of candidates by the Board of Education.
SETH — The 2019-20 Sherman Lady Tide look quite different than they did in the previous year. For starters, the team contains one junior and one senior on its roster. The rest of the team includes nine sophomores and five freshmen, some of whom are newcomers to the game.
NAUGATUCK — The Tug Valley High School girls’ basketball team had a very successful season during the re-boot of the Clyde Farley era a year ago as they finished with a 17-8 record, advanced to the section championship game, and finished up one game from the girls’ state tournament in Charleston.
VAN — After a successful 2018-19 basketball season that included an excellent showing at the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament, the Van Junior-Senior High Lady Bulldogs have been back to work ahead of a later start to the 2019-20 season.
CLEAR FORK — Westside returns a senior-laden team, with eight seniors primed to make the most of their final shot in one of what has historically been one of the toughest regions in the state.
MAN — The Man High School girls’ basketball team is under new leadership following the abrupt resignation during the preseason by head coach Charlie Adkins.
SETH — Sherman High School head coach Aaron Pauley said that he looks for his squad to be more aggressive on the offensive end of the court in the 2019-20 season.
CLEAR FORK — The last time Westside had a Big Three the Renegades went to back-to-back state tournaments and advanced to the semifinals twice, ending in overtime from the 2015 championship game.
VAN — Van High School Boys Basketball Coach Dave Gogas said that he will be leaning on his returning experienced players sprinkled with young talent for the 2019-20 basketball season.
MORGANTOWN — Derek Culver was not in his usual starting role for the West Virginia University men’s basketball team on Sunday, but the talented sophomore forward certainly made the most of his minutes off the bench against visiting Rhode Island.
NAUGATUCK — It will be like déjà vu in Naugatuck this hoops season as longtime Mingo County mentor and former Tug Valley head coach Garland “Rabbit” Thompson has returned to the sidelines to lead the Panthers.
NEWTOWN — The Mingo Central Miners did not have a successful season in terms of wins and losses in the first year of the Stan Elkins era as they finished with a 3-20 record and lost out in the first round of the sectional tournament.
PHELPS, Ky. — The Phelps girls basketball team didn’t have the season they hoped they would have last year, as they finished the campaign with a 12-15 overall record and a 53-36 loss to Belfry in the first round of the 60th district tournament.
GOODY, Ky. — Last season was a rough one for head coach Mark Thompson’s squad, as they finished with an 8-22 overall record and saw their season come to an end in the first round of the 60th district tournament with a 67-36 loss to Phelps.
GOODY, Ky. — The 2018-2019 campaign for the Belfry Lady Pirates basketball team ended with a 13-18 overall record but they surprised in the 60th District Tournament by upsetting Pike Central 55-49 to win the district crown.
FAIRMONT — The Bluefield Beavers clinched their third straight Super Six berth, snapping a 26-game winning streak for the Polar Bears with Friday’s 40-24 Class AA semifinal playoff win at Faimont.