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.

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and Bridge Haven Golf Club will present the inaugural New River Gorge Golf Classic on Wednesday, Aug. 19, followed by a Business After Hours event at the clubhouse. The Business After Hours ticket will include one drink and food.

Gov. Jim Justice on May 4 announced that West Virginia residents can enjoy another month of free fishing. The requirement to possess a fishing license to fish in state-regulated waters has been waived for state residents through May 31.

The suspension of open fishing tournaments in West Virginia has been extended through May 3 in compliance with Gov. Jim Justice’s stay-at-home executive order, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources announced on April 13.

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.