Huntington St. Joe's Maggie Dransfeld didn't want a double dose of disappointment.
Cabell Midland High School's baseball team scrapped its way from the scrap heap to a championship.
HUNTINGTON - Buffalo High's pitching staff is downright dominant at the moment.
Beau Whittington fired a perfect game May 7 on the Bison's Senior Night on May 7 in an 8-0 win over Sherman. He struck out 17.
PEDRO, Ohio - Sylvia Griffith doubled in Haley Rawlins in the first inning Friday and South Point upset Rock Hill, 3-0, to win a Division III high school softball sectional title.
It's about time.
In fact, it's past time.
While other states augment high school athletics with such activities as spring football, year-round coaching or tweaked versions of those two concepts, West Virginia has lagged far behind.
ONA - Cabell Midland High School's Austin Jarrell will continue his distance running career at West Virginia Wesleyan College. He signed this week with the Mountain East Conference school in Buckhannon, W.Va.
CHARLESTON - Huntington St. Joe's tennis team experiences less pressure than a New England Patriots' football.
That's exactly how Irish coach David Neff and his players like it as they head to the Class AA-A finals of the state tournament Saturday on the Schoenbaum Courts at the Kanawha City Tennis Center in first place. St. Joe is in a strong position to win the girls title, with a four-point lead over second-place Parkersburg Catholic, and has a chance on the boys side.
CHARLESTON - Hunter Tubert was so impressive on the court Thursday players from other teams asked him to autograph tennis balls.
SPRING VALLEY - The Hurricane Lady Redskins were really defensive Thursday about their 5-0 defeat of Spring Valley in the Class AAA, Region IV softball semifinals.
SPRING VALLEY - In mid-April, Cabell Midland likely would have lost a baseball game when it trailed 4-1 in the fifth inning.