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Where Are You Now? Mike Roscoe

If one could go back in time, it seems most would want to return to their childhood days. Many say they would do everything all over again, while others would make drastic changes. One special guy, and great athlete from Hundred in Wetzel County has a lot to say about his former days in the ...

Williamson Honored As Athlete

Williamson Honored As Athlete of The Week The Wetzel County Athlete of the Week is Magnolia junior Trevor Williamson. In the two point win over Ritchie County on Wednesday,the slick shooting guard hit for 15 points including two triples, while also grabbing seven rebounds and adding four ...

“The Press Box” For March 31, 2021

High School Winter Sports season is winding down. While it’s been an unusual season to say the least, however the highlights have been extraordinary. High School athletics are in my humble opinion the most interesting and exciting of all sports activities (excluding the Olympics) one can ...

Where Are You Now? Mark Cisar

Editors Note: Where Have You Gone is a ten-week series featuring notable local athletes of yesteryear. We take a look back at their playing days, as well as a glimpse of where they landed after their playing days ended. Mark Cisar, pound for pound, was one of the most fearless athletes to ...

“The Press Box” for March 24, 2021

I will be the first to admit I don’t know squat about wrestling. My very limited knowledge goes back to 1998 and my then preteen son’s obsession with fake wrestling. You know the kind. WWF’s Stone Cold Steve Austin versus Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the guy with the signature eyebrow ...

Where Are You Now? Mike Dawson

Editors Note: Where Have You Gone is a ten-week series featuring notable local athletes of yesteryear. We take a look back at their playing days, as well as a glimpse of where they landed after their playing days ended. Not many high school athletes earn 12 letters in 4 sports. Mike Dawson ...

“The Press Box” for March 17, 2021

Jogging was really a rage a few years ago, both for the young and the old. It was not unusual to head out for a five mile run and see many others everywhere you went. I jogged in all kinds of weather and dressed in various types of outfits. For me the hotter the weather the better I liked it. ...

Where Are They Now: Richard Summers

Editors Note: Where Have You Gone is a ten-week series featuring notable local athletes of yesteryear. We take a look back at their playing days, as well as a glimpse of where they landed after their playing days ended. No matter how impressive or record setting a performance is, dig a little ...

“The Press Box” for March 10, 2021

Remember the famous opening of Wide World of Sports on ABC in the 60s and 70s? I am sure athletes today have never heard of it, but they can Google it or catch it on YouTube. The show opened with inspiring music showing a race car driver shaking a bottle of champagne surrounded by beautiful ...

Where Are You Now – Dennis ‘Dink’ Blatt

Editors Note: Where Have You Gone is a ten-week series featuring notable local athletes of yesteryear. We take a look back at their playing days, as well as a glimpse of where they landed after their playing days ended. Located in upstate New York, Syracuse University is buried under some ...