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 girls teams post wins
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Tech plans softball clinic Jan. 18-19
WVU Tech softball coach Amber Affholter has announced plans to hold a fastpitch softball two-day clinic Jan. 18-19 in the Baisi Athletic Center.
Marion earns All-Super Region 1 status
The Concord University football team landed two players on the Daktronics Inc. All-Super Region 1 Team Thursday when senior safety Davon Marion earned first-team honors and senior linebacker Jake Lilly received second-team accolades.
Basketball season under way
The 2013-14 girls high school basketball season got under way earlier this week, and the boys are setting their sights on games beginning next week.
Book chronicles two state NFL greats
Author Seseen Francis has chronicled the early years of football legends Sam Huff and Frank “Gunner” Gatski in his first published novel, “Sam Huff and the Gunner.”
Baseball clinics set for Dec. 8
The Concord University baseball team will hold offensive and pitching and catching clinics on Dec. 8 at the Carter Center.
Tech men drop 77-70 verdict to Shawnee State
The WVU Tech men’s basketball team dropped a 77-70 decision at home Monday to Shawnee State University.
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GBC’s Lambert on all-state volleyball first team
Brandy Bunch of Wirt County was selected as captain of the Class A all-state volleyball team released last week by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.
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