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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 ...

Big Recruiting Haul for Howlett’s Hilltoppers

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. – West Liberty University head men’s basketball coach Ben Howlett has reloaded his 2021-22 roster with an impressive mix of high school talent and collegiate transfers as the Black and Gold set their sights on another deep post-season run. Fresh off its sixth Atlantic ...

The Press Box: All Eyes on Returning Athletes

Last week, I had the opportunity to get a close look at some of the returning athletes around the area. With the heat the way it’s been and so many things going on at the same time it’s difficult to get to all the practices and events, but we are trying. Randy Rutherford sports writer ...

Brewers Supervisor Scout Scott Nichols Holds Clinic

Paden City 1981 graduate Scott Nichols, Supervisor of Scouting for the Milwaukee Brewers held a free baseball clinic at the Paden City High School baseball field on Saturday July 3, 2021 for ages 7-18. Nichols was assisted by Coach Brent Croasmun, Luke Cooper, Hayden Hizer, Jay and Trey Slider, ...

McKeever and Fluharty named second team All-State Baseball

The West Virginia Sports Writers Association’s Class A all-state team, was announced last week after voting by the WVSWA and state coaches. The first team consisted of Pitcher Jacob Hufford, Charleston Catholic, Sr.; Pitcher Evan McDade, Greenbrier West, Sr.; Pitcher Andrew Hazlewood, ...

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. ...

Yeater named OVAC volleyball player of the year

The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference recently announced the volleyball player of the year. Paden City All-State player and four year starter for the Wildcats Mallory Yeater was named the Class 1A player of the year for 2020. Yeater was among a select group of players from the five classes in the ...

Paden City Alumni Golf Scramble

Paden City Alumni held their annual golf tournament on Saturday July 3 as part of their July 4th weekend Alumni Celebration. Two teams tied for first place at 12 under par. A scorecard playoff determined the winning team consisting of Jordan Ash, Mike Kocher, Don Billiter, Josh Billiter and ...

Gaudino Memorial Junior Golf Tournament

The inaugural Nick Gaudino Memorial Junior Golf Tournament will be held at the cozy Wheeling Park Golf Course on Tuesday, July 20. This will be a 9 hole event with six different divisions. Registration the day of the event will begin at noon. First groups will tee off at approximately ...