Last fall, high school cheer squads from around West Virginia competed in their region championships with an eye on qualifying for the state tournament.

Gov. Jim Justice joined officials from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and West Virginia Tourism Office on Wednesday for a virtual buck scoring event to determine if a buck harvested in Wyoming County is one of the largest typical Pope and Young-class bucks taken in North Ame…

Midland Trail High School senior Indy Eades signed on Friday, Dec. 18 to attend college at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon and play for the Bobcats golf squad at the NCAA Division II level. Eades, who advanced to the state golf tournament this past fall and earned all-state desi…

Anglers and hunters who buy a 2021 hunting and fishing license in December have a chance to win a lifetime license and other prizes from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

PARKERSBURG – The captains of the 2020 W.Va. Class A All-State football team, as voted on by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association, took very different paths to arrive at their honors. One went on a windy road, while the other traveled on a straight-forward journey.

West Virginia’s buck firearms season is underway and the state Division of Natural Resources is encouraging hunters to give back to their community by donating their harvest to the Hunters Helping the Hungry program.

PARKERSBURG — In a year like no other in Mountain State history, the Wirt County volleyball team of first-year head coach Katie Frazier finished 15-4 and repeated as Class A state volleyball champions.

In one of this weekend's WVSSAC Class A football quarterfinal matchups, No. 4 St. Marys (8-1) is slated to host No. 5 Midland Trail (4-1) at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22 at Bill Hanlin Stadium, provided no change is dictated by the West Virginia Department of Education map on Saturday, Nov. 21.

Results from a four-day span left Meadow Bridge with a brighter football outlook than it had just one week ago.

In a middle school football game on Oct. 22, the Midland Trail Patriots prevailed over the Valley Greyhounds, 20-12, on eighth grade night despite having six starters out with injuries.

OAK HILL — Despite missing part of the season due to school situations regarding Covid-19, Oak Hill Middle School has been able to compete in some local cross-country races.

MEADOW BRIDGE — Summers County crossed the neighboring county line and dodged a last-ditch upset bid in securing a 20-18 win over rival Meadow Bridge Friday at Frank Arritt Stadium.

Earlier this month, Midland Trail senior Indy Eades placed seventh in the Class A state golf tournament in Wheeling, which earned him first-team all-state designation.

MOUNT HOPE — The Mount Hope Youth Basketball League will soon conduct player and cheerleader sign-ups for the coming season.

A pair of Fayette County high schoolers will seek to stamp themselves among West Virginia's elite prep golfers in coming days.

Distance racers will get the opportunity to get outside, stretch their legs and assess their conditioning level in Saturday's Sticks & Stones 15k Trail Run at Babcock State Park.

David Moneypenny says he doesn't know much about Friday night's scheduled football foe, but he also frankly admits he doesn't know a lot about his team, either.

The 2021 West Virginia Wildlife Calendar is now available to purchase online, at retail outlets and DNR offices and by mail.

With a sliver of opportunity in gold, Midland Trail Middle and Valley PK-8 opened their 2020 football season Thursday in Smithers. The Patriots emerged with a 16-0 victory.

In a high school golf match played at Bridge Haven on Thursday, Aug. 17 before Fayette County went back into red status, Midland Trail defeated Oak Hill, 123-137, under rainy conditions.

Labor Day weekend might be the unofficial end of summer, but there are plenty of opportunities in the coming months for fishing adventures in the Mountain State, according to fish management officials for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

With the reality of not playing sports this week still stinging, Fayette County was one of three “orange” counties presented with the chance to get back on the field.

In a high school golf match on Aug. 26 at Bridge Haven Golf Club, the Midland Trail Patriots slipped by Nicholas County and Oak Hill.

Coaches and athletes statewide welcomed the Covid-19-delayed start of their fall practices on Monday, Aug. 17.

BRIDGEPORT — The Mountain East Conference this week announced its updated plans for athletic competition this fall, which were approved by the MEC Board of Directors.

In Southern West Virginia there are two things the locals can always count on: The Gauley River will flow at 2,800 cubic feet per second on weekends in September and October, and the excitement level of rafters will be off the charts.

Days after laying out a plan for fall sports to get started in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission released two sets of guideline modifications to carry all sports through the season.

West Virginia bears begin leaving their dens around mid-March. They emerge hungry and looking for food. People who feed them by accident or design put themselves, their property and especially the bears at risk.