COAL CITY — Independence senior Chris Clark, right, last year’s third-place finisher in the 126-pound division at the state tournament in Huntington, gets in some practice time Thursday at the school. Clark has been injured much of the year, but did wrestle one match at last Tuesday’s Raleigh County Quad, defeating Woodrow Wilson’s Tyler Gilger at 132 pounds.
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Westside builds big second half lead, cruises past Scott
Hope Lester had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead Westside to a 56-42 victory over Scott in the girls Class AA quarterfinals Wednesday.
Lady Spartans overcome slow start, advance to semifinals
Chaunte McDowell scored 23 points and Sydney Nunley had 19 points, 19 rebounds and eight blocked shots to lead Greenbrier East to a 48-38 win over Cabell Midland in the girls Class AAA quarterfinals Wednesday.
GW shocks Flying Eagles
The road to Charleston has come to an end.
Woodrow Wilson’s quest for a historic 17th state championship will have to wait until 2015 after the Flying Eagles were eliminated in the Region 3 co-championship by George Washington 63-59 in an overtime thriller.
Black Eagles end season for Spartans
After No. 2 South Charleston replicated last season’s Class AAA Region 3 co-final by defeating Greenbrier East, Black Eagles coach Vic Herbert summarized his team’s performance simply.
Crusaders one win away
The road to Charleston continues tonight for a pair of Class A, Region 3 teams when the Greater Beckley Christian Crusaders welcome the Meadow Bridge Wildcats to the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center.
Valley will have to knock off champs to get to Charleston
In front of a friendlier crowd, the Valley Greyhounds will entertain Tug Valley at 7 p.m. tonight in Smithers in a Class A Region 3 basketball co-final, with the winner landing a state tournament berth.
Lady Spartans back in Charleston looking for more
Greenbrier East head coach Jim Justice said early in the season that his team doesn’t want to go to Charleston just for a shopping trip. The 2012 state champion Lady Spartans plan on making a run in the Class AAA state tournament.
Dallas Seavey wins his second Iditarod dog race
Dallas Seavey ran a blistering pace to rally from third place and win his second Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race early Tuesday in a record-breaking finish, after a sudden storm blew the front-runner out of the competition and kept another musher minutes away from her first win.
WVU women fall to Baylor in Big 12 title game
Nothing was going to stop Odyssey Sims.
AAA teams fighting to stay alive
Two of the state’s top seven Class AAA boys basketball powers will punch their tickets to the state tournament tonight, while the other two will see their seasons end.
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