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Local Volleyball Players Selected to WV North/South All-Stars

Each year, seniors from around West Virginia are selected to take part in the annual North/South Volleyball All-Star Showcase. These matches are played at Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley and showcase the top talent from all regions of the state. However, this year the All-Star game, like ...

“The Press Box” for December 23

Practice. The word often induces fits of whining, tears and tantrums from grade school students when parents schedule practice time for things like piano and reading. I don’t have any musical talent, so my parents never made me play an instrument, but I do remember my folks making me practice ...

From My View for 12/16

Continued from last week In my 18-years of reporting Magnolia Boys basketball the 2015 season was one of the most thrilling seasons I ever reported on. Not that they were the best, but how they got to the WVSSAC state championships and winning it all. I would like to re-live some of the 2015 ...

Marietta Tigers Turn-back Lady Pilots, 66-52

The Ohio Division-2 girls basketball power Marietta Tigers raced out to a 10-0 run in the opening two-minutes of the game, and held off a determined River Pilots squad to even their record at 1-1 Dec. 9 with a 66-52 victory inside R.L.Potts Gymnasium. After falling behind early, the Lady ...

River Boys Season Opener, 51-32

The River Pilots defense held home-standing Toronto to single digit scoring in the opening three quarters, as sophomore big-man Ty Long hit a game-high 23-points in River’s season-opener inside the Red Knights Gymnasium Dec. 12. After holding a slim 10-8 lead after one period of play that ...

Snider makes 1st Team All-Valley Soccer

Magnolia’s Isaac Snider was selected to the First Team All-Valley in boys soccer. Snider was the offensive team captain for the Blue Eagles, as well as the team leader in goals with 15, and assists with 27.

Lady Pilots Defeats Big Reds in Home Opener, 56-47

Three River Pilots scored in double figures to help their team defeat Bellaire 56-47 inside the RL Potts Gymnasium Dec. 5. The Pilots raced out to a 11-6 lead only to see the Big Reds knot things up at 13-13 with a Jayden Lowe basket from beyond the arc at the buzzer in the opening ...

“From My View” for 12/9

In my 18-years of reporting Magnolia Boys basketball, the year 2015 basketball season was one of the most thrilling seasons I ever reported on. Not that they were the best, but how they got to the WVSSAC state championship and winning it to boot made it special. During the 2014-2015 season ...

Winters to Play at Wheeling University

Surrounded by her Coaches, Brother Mark, and Mom and Dad, Magnolia Blue Eagles All-State Volleyball player Mady Winters signed her letter of intent on Monday, November 23, 2020, to continue her volleyball career as a member of the Wheeling University Cardinals. Winters a three sport ...

Basketball Coach Carey Notches 700 Wins

The West Virginia University women’s basketball team rolled over Louisiana State 62-42 Saturday evening in Las Vegas for its second win of the season and the 700th in the career of coach Mike Carey. “First of all, I’m old, that’s why,” Carey said after the game. “So, when you ...