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.

Following are some of the upcoming sporting events in the local area (as taken from available schedules on

The West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission last Thursday released new athletic classifications based on school enrollment figures, and Oak Hill High is one of the schools on the move.

MONTGOMERY — The West Virginia Fellowship of Christian Athletes will present the FCA WV Hoops Classic Dec. 13-14 at the Upper Kanawha Valley YMCA.

MOUNT HOPE — With another winter season imminent, the players in the Mount Hope Youth Basketball League were drilled in some of the basics by WVU Tech basketball players this week.

Class A No. 8 East Hardy took advantage of a Midland Trail fumble to get the go-ahead score in a 12-7 first-round playoff victory over the No. 9 Patriots on Nov. 16.

The Midland Trail High School cheerleading squad captured its second straight Class A Region 3 championship Saturday at the South Charleston Community Center. The victory earned the Patriots a ticket to state competition, which will be held Dec. 14 at Marshall University.

Class A No. 8 Midland Trail (6-3) looks to stay in the upper half of the playoff bracket when the final games of the 2019 football regular season are played Friday.

CHARMCO — A steady diet of Greenbrier West’s Noah Brown and Cole McClung gave Class A co-No. 5 Midland Trail a lot of heartburn Friday in its battle with the co-No. 5 Cavaliers.

Riverside High School senior Trevor Carson finished strong Saturday to garner a sixth-place finish in the Class AAA boys portion of the WVSSAC State Cross Country Championships at Cabell Midland High School.

The Oak Hill High girls and boys soccer squads both captured Class AA/A Region 3, Section 2 soccer championships Saturday at the Carter Family Foundation Field in Beckley.

Oak Hill Middle placed three runners in the top 10 and all five of its scoring runners in the top 14 to claim the Coalfield Conference girls team cross-country championship trophy recently.

MOUNT HOPE — The Mount Hope Youth Football League returned the favor to some of its heroes last week.

In middle school football action, Fayetteville led 8-6 at halftime before claiming a 28-12 victory over Valley last Thursday to hike its record to 5-0.

MORGANTOWN — The world’s largest off-road motorcycle and ATV racing series will converge on the Summit Bechtel Reserve Oct. 12-13 for the inaugural Yamaha Racing Mountaineer GNCC. The event will serve as the penultimate round of the 2019 AMSOIL Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) Series pres…

MEADOW BRIDGE — Conventional wisdom will more often than not tell you that committing six turnovers while playing on the road won’t land a team in the win column.

In its second year, the New River Composite mountain biking team is expanding and offering its participants a chance to experience the beauty of West Virginia both inside and outside its southern West Virginia base.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced his office will feature the Midland Trail-Summers County gridiron matchup Friday as an Opioid Abuse Prevention Game of the Week.

The Oak Hill High School golf squad won Monday’s Coalfield Conference East Championship in Class AA. Oak Hill posted a winning score of 293, and Independence was runner-up with 316 and PikeView third with 337, according to Coalfield Commissioner Chad Quesenberry.

In high school football action last week, Meadow Bridge earned a 14-2 defeat of rival Midland Trail Friday, while Oak Hill fell to 0-3 with a 49-9 setback to Princeton.

OAK HILL — Seven new inductees will be welcomed into the Collins/Oak Hill High School Red Devil Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 21.

HICO — The high school football series between Meadow Bridge and Midland Trail has had the vicissitudes of climate change weather.

Since his collegiate days in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has played a big part in the life of former WVU Mountaineer All-America linebacker and Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Steve Grant.

Former Oak Hill High cross-country standout Dan Stowers is now guiding the Red Devils' cross-country program, and he says things have gone well so far this school year.