In accordance with the most recent guidelines and best practices recommended by both the CDC and West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources regarding COVID-19 and in the interest of social distancing, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has decided to cancel all hunte…

In an effort to protect the public from the spread of the coronavirus, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has canceled sectional meetings on proposed hunting and fishing regulations scheduled for Monday and Tuesday.

All three Fayette County boys high school basketball teams saw their seasons come to a close in Tuesday opening-round section tournament play. Following is a review:

HICO — Often-sloppy play eventually led to the downfall of the No. 2-seeded Midland Trail girls in a 44-36 setback to No. 3 Charleston Catholic in a Class A Region 3, Section 1 basketball semifinal on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

In his first time competing in the state wrestling championship event, Midland Trail senior Colton Yoder aims to make a splash.

FAYETTEVILLE — It was a banner night for Oak Hill as both Red Devil teams won championships at the 2020 Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament Friday.

FAYETTEVILLE — On the second night of the 2020 Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament Thursday at the Fayette County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building, the two top seeds were among the teams which advanced to Friday's championship matchups.

FAYETTEVILLE — The Meadow Bridge and Midland Trail girls and the Meadow Bridge boys were first-night winners in the 2020 Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament Wednesday at the Fayette County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building.

Judah Price already knew about the monumental leap from middle school wrestling to high school. Still, he got some reinforcement two weeks ago at the same site where he had enjoyed his greatest accomplishment in the sport one year ago.

HICO — Aidan Lesher came out on fire, and the Midland Trail Patriots eventually settled in and disposed of rival Meadow Bridge, 58-39, Tuesday at John Flournoy Gymnasium.

FAYETTEVILLE — The Fayetteville PK-8 Pirates captured the Fayette County “Battle for the Paddle” Middle School Wrestling Championship on Jan. 30.

Former Fayetteville High School head football coach David Moneypenny will now assume that role at neighboring Oak Hill High.

BECKLEY — On Monday on the East Coast, the Oak Hill Middle School girls honored the memory of a kindred soul their own age who tragically perished Sunday on the West Coast.

Below is a list of updated Fayette County high school basketball statistics compiled from box scores or statistics available to The Fayette Tribune through Jan. 25. Coaches or statisticians with changes or additions can contact Steve Keenan at fayettesports@gmail.com, skeenan@register-herald…

The Oak Hill High School wrestling team traveled to the Fairmont Senior Field House in Fairmont recently to participate in the Winners Choice Tournament.

Below is a list of updated Fayette County high school basketball statistics compiled from box scores or statistics sheets available to The Fayette Tribune through Jan. 13 (records are through Jan. 15). Coaches or statisticians with changes or additions can contact Steve Keenan at fayettespor…

The Midland Trail girls overcame a stiff challenge from visiting Charleston Catholic to post a 50-44 decision Monday in high school basketball action.

Below are upcoming basketball games and wrestling matches in the local area (taken from available schedules on www.wvssac.org; changes can be sent to fayettesports@gmail.com):

OAK HILL — Seeking to rebound from a loss to Bluefield and even its record at 2-2, Oak Hill came up just short on Dec. 30 at the Lilly Center.

SMITHERS — One had a much easier test than the other, but both George Washington Middle School teams captured championships Saturday, Dec. 28 in the Valley Holiday Invitational Tournament.

The Fayetteville Pirate girls notched a 33-22 triumph over the visiting Valley Greyhounds in middle school basketball action on Thursday, Dec. 19.

Below are upcoming basketball games and wrestling matches in the local area (taken from available schedules on www.wvssac.org; changes and additions can be sent to fayettesports@gmail.com):

Preliminary data collected from the electronic game checking system indicates that deer hunters in West Virginia harvested 36,796 antlered deer during the two-week buck firearms season, which ran from Nov. 25 through Dec. 7.

Four wrestlers posted unbeaten records as the Oak Hill High School wrestling team opened its 2019-20 season by traveling to Liberty-Raleigh High on Saturday, Dec. 7 compete in the Raider Rumble against 12 other teams.

OAK HILL — Oak Hill controlled the game from the outset to log a 52-33 conquest of Montcalm as the girls high school basketball season commenced on Tuesday.