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.

Fayette County Class A football teams Midland Trail and Meadow Bridge initiated their 2019 campaigns in positive fashion last week. Midland Trail hung on to register a 26-24 defeat of visiting Class AA Independence, while Meadow Bridge overcame a slow start to wallop single-A foe Van 40-6.

Midland Trail High began its 2019 season by triumphing over Webster County and Oak Hill in a triangular golf match Tuesday at Bridge Haven Golf Club.

OAK HILL — With their numbers pared from five to three, Fayette County football teams commenced practice Monday for the 2019 high school season.

The stadium lights will shine again soon as Friday night high school football, 2019 version, arrives. Following are a few high school football notes as preparation for the season begins in earnest:

The Ernie Nester Chapter of Trout Unlimited will continue its summer trout stockings this weekend and is seeking volunteers who may be interested in helping.

Decreasing eastern mallard populations are forcing Atlantic Flyway states to change their regulations for the 2019-20 waterfowl seasons, according to Mike Peters, waterfowl biologist for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.

Lifelong friends Jack Flournoy and Sidney Crist will team up to stage a one-day basketball clinic this weekend in Ansted. And it will be aimed at honoring the memory of a beloved area coach.

Trail racers from nine states, Washington, D.C., and the United Kingdom will be in Pocahontas County on Saturday, Aug. 10 for a 5-K race and half-marathon featured in the fourth annual Watoga State Park Mountain Trail Challenge.

Editor’s note: “Remember When?” is a series by The Register-Herald highlighting the area’s most memorable performances, whether it be a game, season or individual player performance.

With the 2019-20 academic year looming on the horizon, here is a look back at state sports teams champions as listed by the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission, the governing body for secondary and middle school athletics in the state:

Glenville State College and the school's athletic department announce that the second annual Tim Carney Golf Outing, A Tribute Tournament, will be held on Friday, Aug. 2 at the Glenville Golf Club.