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PARKERSBURG - Kenna DeLancey of Ritchie County and Jacey Parsons from Wayne were named as the first team and second team captains respectively on the Class AA all-state softball squad selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.
CHARLESTON - No matter what the Man High School baseball team did during its second consecutive trip to the West Virginia state high school tournament, senior Braden Griffin had done his part to contribute to the Hillbillies' remarkable turnaround from a six-win season in 2013.
Athletes named to Class A All-State team selected by Sports Writers Association.
The sixth Gene Bennett Baseball Classic is Thursday through Sunday on diamonds in Kentucky and Ohio. The classic, which honors major league scout Gene Bennett and his contributions to the game of baseball, will feature 21 elite travel teams from Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and West Virginia.
CHARLESTON - Baseball Hall of Famer Wee Wille Keeler is famous for saying, "Hit 'em where they ain't."
Saturday, Bridgeport pitcher Jared Cleghorn put his own spin on Keeler's quote, forcing Chapmanville hitters to hit 'em where they are.
COLUMBUS - Brandon Adkins from Coal Grove High School made a successful defense of the Division III boys high jump title Friday in the Ohio Track and Field State Championships at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.
OWENSBORO, Ky. - Ashland got off to a good start, but suffered two straight losses Saturday to bow out in the Kentucky State High School softball tournament at Jack Fischer Park.
CHARLESTON - When your leading returning hitter batted .198 the previous season, winning a state baseball tournament is a wildly optimistic dream at best.
HUNTINGTON - State player of the year Jacob Kilgore from Spring Valley High School headlines the rosters for the North-South All-Star Basketball Classic set for Friday, June 19, in the South Charleston Community Center.
CHARLESTON - Wahama High School's Demitrius Serevicz was denied a state wrestling tournament berth this year because of an injury.