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Coalfield Conference honors its finest athletes
Over the last 20 years, names like Independence’s Ashley Jackson, Woodrow Wilson’s Doug Legursky, Shady Spring’s Whitney Humphreys, Wyoming East’s Tank Tunstalle and the late Benny Bowles of Oceana have been enshrined forever as Coalfield Conference Impact Athletes of the Year. On Tuesday evening, four more well-deserving prep athletes joined the illustrious ranks.
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After the WESTEST is completed Thursday morning, state athletes are free to resume their seasons.
Coalfield awards to be presented today
Nearly 60 athletes and coaches will be honored today at the 20th annual Coalfield Conference Impact Awards ceremony at Tamarack. The event will start at 6 p.m.
SSAC names Indy's Poe Retired Coach of the Year
Former Independence High School coach Tom Poe is the 2013 Retired Coach of the Year as named by the West Virginia Secondary Schools Athletic Coaches Association.
Woodrow explodes late to down Shady
Tied 3-3 with rival Shady Spring in the Class AAA Region 3, Section 1 baseball tournament Saturday afternoon, Woodrow Wilson was looking to find a run to secure a victory and avoid an elimination game against Oak Hill later that evening.
Patriots knock out Raiders
Independence pitcher Jeremy McGinnis looked nervous in the first inning. His team was playing for a chance to move on to the regional semifinals. He was pitching against the heart of the rival Liberty lineup and the Raiders dugout was heckling him like a group of seaboard pirates.
Just for kicks
Daniel Vass was smiling ear to ear Saturday at the Paul Cline Memorial Youth Sports Complex. He had good reason to be. The 13th annual Little General Stores Darrell Moore Classic withstood an onslaught of rain from Mother Nature and officially kicked off on schedule Saturday morning.
Raindrops fall once again
By the time Woodrow Wilson’s Hunter Greco took the mound in the bottom of the fourth, the dark clouds had moved in.
Mavericks eliminate Bluefield
In a sectional tournament battle of freshman pitchers, the James Monroe Mavericks rallied behind Tyler Moore and advanced to the championship round of the Class AA Region 3, Section 3 tourney on Friday afternoon, beating Bluefield 2-1 at Bowen Field.
Summers boys, PikeView girls win AA Region 3 track titles
The PikeView girls and Summers County boys captured team championships in the Class AA Region 3 track and field meet Friday at UC Stadium’s Laidley Field.
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