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Athletes of the Week

This weeks Athletes of the Week is Magnolia senior golfer Alex Parker and the River Pilots football player Michael Johnson. Parker shot an even par 36, and was the medalist in their first home match Aug. 27 at the Riverside Golf Course in Sardis. Johnson scored a pair of touchdowns in the ...

The Press Box for August 19

I sure hope we get to play football this year. I took a drive to look at all the facilities and they sure look nice. A lot of hard work goes into getting a field ready for weekly games. A lot of volunteer work!I got to thinking about what it takes to put on a high school football game, and it ...

Mull Stepping Down As Hilltopper Head Coach

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. - Kayla Mull, the winningest volleyball coach in West Liberty University history, announced Thursday that she is stepping down after a highly-successful run on the hilltop.Mull executed an impressive turnaround after taking over a struggling Hilltopper program in 2012 and ...

Magnolia Recognizes Athletes

On Sunday July 26, Magnolia High School held it's sports recognition ceremony at the Blue Eagles Bill Stewart Field. With bright skies and hot temperatures the day couldn't have been any better.Senior student athletes were annoucned and scholarsips were awarded. A total of Five scholarships ...

Renegades Place Second In Tournament

Pictured above are the WV Renegades Travel Softball Team. They practice in New Martinsville, WV and have several players and coaches who are from the area. They are coached by Anthony Bland, New Martinsville, WV, Andy Hawkins, New Martinsville, WV and Josh Gaind, Parkersburg, WV. Players ...

The Press Box For August 5

It's getting closer each week, and if everything goes as planned we will soon see athletes working out for the 2020 fall sports season. August 17, is the mandatory date the WSSAC has set for high schools in WV to prepare for opening games.High School schedules for most schools are listed on ...

Wildcats Working on Basketball

Paden City Wildcat Coach David Riggle spent three days last week working the Wildcat basketball team as they finished up their three week summer workouts. Riggle said he has some talent coming back for 2020-21, and is looking for his two returning seniors to step up big. Ty Cain a 6' 1" ...

Valley Girls Basketball Looking Forward To Season

The Valley Girls Basketball team has been working hard during the time allowed this summer and is looking forward to a big year with many returning players. Coach Kasey Sapp is hoping to have a season this year with a lot of experience and leadership on this year's squad. But with the pandemic ...

The Press Box For July 29

I don't know about you, but when I watch a baseball game or any other sporting event for that matter, I like to see the real thing. Not necessarily in person, but the real thing. You know like kids in the stands with their parents, where they're all decked out in their team apparel. Ushers ...

Hundred And Valley Receive New Fieldhouses

The Wetzel County Board Of Education has been making repairs to several schools in the local area. Among those renovations are new construction activities at Hundred and Valley High Schools. Both schools were in dire need of new field houses at their football complexes.Hundreds' field house is ...