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Local Teams Represented on All Valley Baseball Team

TCHS was well represented on the 53rd Annual All-Valley baseball team for the 2021 season. Honored on the second team All Valley was Zade Billings, Catcher. Zade’s stats were impressive as he hit .436 on the season with seven doubles, one triple, scored 25 runs, stole 16 bases and led the ...

The Press Box: Bad Rap

It has been a fast and furious few days for my wife and me. We were lucky enough to return to Michigan and share in the joy of the marriages of two close family friends. They were wonderful summer celebrations that were extra special because of the beautiful location, and we had been away for ...

Hawkins Dominates 33rd Annual Earl Hill Memorial At Tyler County Speedway

(Middlebourne, WV) The racing ‘Gods’ or in this case Earl Hill was looking down on the Tyler County Speedway Saturday Night as the ‘Bullring’ would beat the odds of Mother Nature to present the 33rd Annual Earl Hill Memorial. With heavy rain around the entire area all day Saturday, ...

The Magnolia Football Holds Summer Workouts

Magnolia football summer practice is underway under the direction of Head Coach Dave Chapman. Coach Chapman is excited about the upcoming season with 18 players participating in the workouts and 10 other players expected to be back next week. Coach Chapman is busy installing the offense ...

Valley Lumberjacks Holding Summer Football Workouts

Lumberjacks head football coach Logan Miller has had a good turnout for summer conditioning and drills. He said he is expecting somewhere in the neighborhood of 25 players to suit up this fall once season starts. In the meantime the Lumberjacks are taking advantage of the three week summer ...

OVAC All-Star Football rosters named

Following a year without the OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football classic due to the pandemic, the lights will be back on at Wheeling Island stadium this Saturday night starting at 7:15. The event will have the usual flair , with the playing of the All-Star and the crowning of the Queen. Fort ...

The Press Box: Don’t Forget The Fair

This column is usually all about local high school sports teams and events. This week I want to talk a little about some things that many of us don’t think about when we’re talking about sports. One of those is the track events at the local fairs. I am not one who goes to the race track ...

Summer Volleyball Camp at Tyler Consolidated

It’s coming and coming soon. And youngsters from near and far will be coming to take part in the annual Knights Volleyball Camp, which will once again be conducted by the volleyball coaching staff at Tusculum University and taking place in the Tyler Consolidated High School gym July 26-29. ...

America’s Baddest Bullring Celebrates The 4th of July With Patriot 200

(Middlebourne, WV) The Tyler County Speedway would open the gates and invite fans out to celebrate our Independence with our Annual Patriot 200 event featuring a Salute to the Troops. A packed pit area would see America’s Baddest Bullring welcome all weekly divisions along with the return ...

The Press Box: Remember August?

What do you think of when you try to name the greatest football coaches of all time? If you’re a seasoned fan, you may think of famous coaches like Vince Lombardi often pictured in black and white snapshots along the sideline with his famous toothy grin barking out orders. Or maybe you ...