The Dream Believers were 1 of 8 DREAM teams representing Jill’s Tumble World All Star Cheerleading out of Chesapeake Ohio, to compete and win on March 2 and 3 in Columbus Ohio at the Arnold Sports Festival and Expo. The Arnold is one of the worlds biggest sports and fitness festivals in the world. The DREAMS came home with 6 First Place trophies, a second place and one third place. The winning DREAMS received a team trophy, individual National Championship jackets and individual medals.
Beverly Hills A-Team 2007 American Conference Champs.
Performing his practiced form, Mason Liu won second place in the intermediate 7-8 year old division in Form at the 35th Annual U.S. Open Martial Arts Championship held in Charleston. Mason trains at the Huntington Branch of S.H. Kang's Tae Kwon Do with Master Chris Perry. Submitted by Cheryl Liu of Huntington.
On March 8, Mason Liu won first place in the intermediate 7-8 year old division in sparing at the 35th annual U.S. Open Martial Arts Championship held in Charleston. Mason trains at the Huntington Branch of S.H. Kang's Tae Kwon Do with Master Chris Perry. Submitted by Cheryl Liu of Huntington.
St. Albans Youth League 3/4 Grade Team "Teays Pediatrics" regular season and tournament champions 2007-2008. Perfect season 16-0. Top from left, Michael Haber, Sean Stallo, Quaide McNabb, Jacob Grigsby, Dillon Jones, Sam Hanshew.
Bottom, from left, Tyler Newhouse, Matthew Loftus, Josh Tyler, Kaleb Robinson. Not pictured: Coaches Gary Newhouse, Bill McNabb. Submitted by Pamela Stallo of Hurricane, W.Va.
Buffalo Bison 9-year-old tournament in Beckley. Jacob Hendricks on the tip off. Submitted by Carrie White of Huntington.
MacKenzie Darby (21) Buffalo, Hannah Ray (25) Buffalo, Erica Butcher (11) C-K, Erica Mathis (1) Buffalo, Brooke Jackson (4) Vinson, Rebecca Lee (5) St. Joe, Alex Petry (3) Buffalo, Shelby Cicenas (13) C-K and Sarah Dingess (22) Buffalo.
Coach Danny Dingess and assistant coach Aaron Petry. Top-ranked C-K had a 22-1 season, taking 1st place at C-K, Chesapeake, Milton, Fairland and South Point. They took second place at Hurricane against Sissonville. Sissonville was undefeated in Kanawha County until C-K won the first two match-ups. The two top-ranked teams met for the third time on March 15, where Sissonville squeaked out a 1 point win over C-K with a final score of 24-23. Thanks to Cindy Mosser of C-K Community Center for giving the girls a great opportunity to compete and succeed. Submitted by Margaret Dingess of Huntington.
At Winterplace with near perfect conditions, Cole Briggs and Chase Ross take a break from tubing and warm themselves by the fire in the clubhouse.
Fairland High School had the honor of having 3 of their outstanding band members selected to perform with the U.S. Navy Band during its 23 stop Spring Concert Tour in Huntington WV on February 16, 2008.
The 3 members selected were Shane Meadows, Amanda Cooper and Sarah Price.
The Navy Bands purpose is to provide musical support to the President of the United States, the Department of the Navy, and other senior military and government officials, through ceremonies, national tours, public concerts, and recordings. The Navy Band is lead by Capt. George N. Thompson, Commanding Officer/Leader
More information about the US Navy Band can be found at: www.navyband.navy.mil
Mason Thomas Cox, a second-grader at Fairland East Elementary in Lawrence County, Ohio, won first place to become the Ohio State Champion Kiddie Tractor Puller. His winning pull was 500 pounds for 28 feet, 11 inches. He also won fourth place in the USA Grand Nationals in the Grand National Kiddie Tractor Pullers at the power show ohio in Columbus, Ohio. Submitted by Dwane and Bridget Cox of Crown City, Ohio.
Sparing for the win, Mason Liu won 1st place in the intermediate 7-8 year old division in sparing at the 35th annual U.S. Open Martial Arts Championship held in Charleston. Mason trains at the Huntington Branch of S.H. Kang's Tae Kwon Do with Master Chris Perry. Submitted by Cheryl Liu of Huntington.
Karin Adella Neace, 8 of Branchland, caught this 8.33-pound, 27-inch rainbow trout at Millers Fork Pond in Wayne County on March 11. Her dad is especially proud of her. She casted the lure out, hooked and reeled the fish in all by herself. She is the daughter of Mark and Becky Neace, the granddaughter of Haskell and Della Neace of Kiahsville and the late Karin Arnold, and Junior Arnold and Josephine Arnold of Branchland.