Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Saturday night's latest version of a Bristol night race will go down as one of the best of all time and it will not be for who won the race or how he managed to take the checkered flag. It will be remembered more for who finished second and the emotion as he crawled out from behind the wheel as he addressed the media and the crowd.

There is a time and place for everything, and the concept of sportsmanship is no different.

Maybe I'm just being a grouch, but I'm sorry, anybody who hits a home run against my team isn't getting a high five.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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GLENHAYES - The 2018 season was a roller coaster ride for the Tolsia High School football team, who experienced extreme highs and lows on their way to an even 5-5 record. Tolsia was bested by an average of 25.8 points in its five losses but offset that number with 28.2 point margin of victory in their five wins.

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Injuries, holdouts and 'vanilla' offense. Welcome to the NFL preseason.

I'll be the first to tell you, sometimes I get bored watching preseason games and I fall into the trap of asking "What's the point of all this anyway?" I mean lets be honest, at face value it seems like a waste of time.

HUNTINGTON - Like celebrities arriving at a red carpet event, the girls of the 12-under Buffalo Babe Ruth All-Star team arrived at Camp Mad Anthony Wayne near Spring Valley High School on Aug. 7 for a celebration of the team's run to the World Series championship game in Florida two weeks ago.

Wednesday, August 07, 2019
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WAYNE - On a small grass lot nestled in between the football and baseball fields, Monday morning was a familiar sight for Wayne High School football coach Tom Harmon as the Pioneers officially opened practice for the 2019 season.

HUNTINGTON — The Spring Valley High School baseball team will be trying something a little new next month by showcasing a wiffle ball tournament fundraiser for all ages. The tournament will begin Saturday, Sept. 7 at Spring Valley's baseball field.

The West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission has adopted a recent National Federation of State High School Associations rules change that allows for video review during playoff contests, but the SSAC is limiting the implementation to Super Six games for this season only.

HUNTINGTON — Huntington High is ranked as high as second in Class AAA by some preseason high school football publications, but Highlanders coach Billy Seals said Monday was on his mind much more than the postseason.

The Spring Valley High School women's and men's soccer teams hosted a youth soccer camp over the weekend. The camp featured 50 enthusiastic campers and tons of high school athletes who helped the event run smoothly.

WAYNE — Tri-State Youth Football Leagues, including Wayne County local teams, will suit up for the first scrimmages of the season this weekend. Ceredo-Kenova, Wayne, Vinson and Tolsia will all compete with the TSYFL for a chance to win a turf bowl. 

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

KENOVA — On Friday evening, friends and family gathered at Kenova United Methodist Church to celebrate Ceredo-Kenova's Sports Weekend Celebration. While the sports aspect is what has brought everyone in the C-K community together for more than two decades, the real celebration during the 22nd annual C-K Sports Weekend has to do with community.

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — After a summer filled with AAU basketball, new teammates, coaches and experiences, three Wayne County girls basketball players are fresh off a national title run and eager to return to their own respective teams, bringing a wealth of confidence into the new school year.

HUNTINGTON — "Defeating Parkinson's is in our sight, Simin and Jill make us do it right," chanted a group of Rock Steady Boxers awaiting the start of their next exercise class at the Phil Cline Family YMCA on Monday. Rock Steady Boxing is a program directed toward people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.