The Herald-Dispatch High School Sports RSS 2015-07-28T14:08:10-04:00 urn:uuid:6267dd61-a499-455e-b119-ade53dcd8cd8 Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Ohio addressing football concussions The Herald-Dispatch 2015-07-18T00:42:01-04:00 <p> In the hopes of reducing the risk of concussions and head injuries in high school football, the Ohio High School Athletic Commission&#39;s board of directors voted unanimously this week to limit full-contact drills during practices.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Murray, Hill win national prep athlete of the year awards The Herald-Dispatch 2015-07-16T00:47:56-04:00 <p> Kyler Murray, a quarterback headed to Texas A&amp;M, and sprinter Candace Hill were honored as the national prep athletes of the year Tuesday night.</p> Coach Phil Davis dies By TIM STEPHENS 2015-07-10T23:40:40-04:00 <p> Legendary Tri-State Area high school coach Phil Davis died Friday from a long battle with cancer.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Proposal for year-round coaching tabled for now The Herald-Dispatch 2015-07-10T00:01:01-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON - A proposal for coaches to be able to coach year-round in West Virginia was tabled by the state's Board of Education on Thursday afternoon.</p> <p></p> Last year for ValleyBall? GRANT TRAYLOR urn:uuid:d8031755-6e03-4aa7-b260-ee5b7ffbbb48 2015-07-09T22:23:21-04:00 <p> HUNTINGTON&#160; - The ValleyBall 3-on-3 Tournament enters its 30th year this year and organizers say that 2015 could be the last year for the tournament to be played at Spring Valley&#39;s RPA Memorial Park.</p> Heart of a champion By TIM STEPHENS 2015-07-09T23:00:28-04:00 <p> Chesapeake High School player Gage Rhoades overcomes heart surgery to return to the basketball court.</p> Ashland's Foutch signs with Eagles The Herald-Dispatch 2015-07-09T00:07:34-04:00 <p> Haley-Sue Foutch, who helped Ashland High School to four consecutive 16th Region Tournament titles in Morehead State&#39;s Ellis T. Johnson Arena, will play her collegiate basketball on that same floor.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Ashland's Baker commits to Herd GRANT TRAYLOR urn:uuid:22b1781f-545b-4ac2-968a-4809e83eb6c7 2015-06-28T12:44:17-04:00 <p> HUNTINGTON - Marshall got a highly-sought local commit on Sunday when Ashland running back Quinton Baker committed to the Herd football program.</p> Prep notebook: Carl Fodor enters Hall of Fame By TIM STEPHENS 2015-06-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Former Weir High School and Marshall University quarterback Carl Fodor was inducted into the West Virginia Athletic Coaches Hall of Fame Saturday during a banquet at West Virginia State University in Institute. Hall of Fame inductions preceded the North-South All-Star Football Classic at Laidley Field in Charleston.</p> <p></p> Spring Valley soccer star Slone signs with URG By TIM STEPHENS 2015-06-22T00:08:53-04:00 <p> University of Rio Grande women&#39;s soccer coach Callum Morris received an assist in recruiting from a 2-year-old.</p> <p> &#160;</p>