The Oak Hill 5th-6th grade travel basketball team journeyed to Pittsburgh, Pa. and finished in first place to win the championship in the North American Youth Sports Tournament. The team played in six different NAYS tournaments all over the state and Pittsburgh. They finished with three third-place efforts, one second-place showing and one first-place effort. Shown are coach Don Work, from left, Caleb Jones, Tristan Morgan, Abe Farrow, Khori Bass, Ian Donelow, Seth Wolfe and Andrew Work. Not pictured are Dalton Estep, Lane Jordan and Owen Jarvis.
Local high schools post wins
In recent high school games:
Tech hires volleyball coach; softball, baseball squads compete
Kenny Howell, WVU Tech’s interim athletic director, has announced the appointment of Ashley Ziegle as head volleyball coach.
FHS girls, Valley boys post wins on diamond
In recent softball and baseball games:
- Knicks rule JAMBL Buddy Division
Pirate boys win sixth straight
In recent high school baseball and softball games:
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Tanner Harris, Connor Gibson state champs; other local youth wrestlers perform well
Local wrestlers recently competed in the 2014 WV Jr. State Tournament in Parkersburg and Novice States in St. Albans.
Valley’s Warden named to all-state first team
The season didn’t end the way Greater Beckley Christian and Valley would have liked, but both teams are being recognized for some of their individual talent.
St. Joe trio leads girls Class A all-state team
Huntington St. Joseph might’ve won its sixth straight Class A title in the 2013-14 season, but the theme of the year could’ve simply been called “Three.”
Fighters eye Toughman prizes; Thomas to fight pro bout
West Virginia Sports Promotions Inc. and 105.9 WTNJ are making final preparations for the 35th annual Southern West Virginia Budweiser Original Toughman Contest.
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