- High School Sports
4 area wrestlers win state titles
It wasn’t just a weekend to remember for the Independence wrestling team. Ten area wrestlers competed for Class AA/A state championships Saturday night. Here’s a look at each match:
Irish win on special day at Mullens High
The Great Pyramid of Giza. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The Statue of Zeus at Olympia.
Each place is full of history. Each place is full of wonder. Each place is full of legend.
While not quite one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the gymnasium of Mullens High School, now operating as Mullens Middle School, is the mecca for many who love high school basketball throughout the coalfields of southern West Virginia.
Indy takes command at state tourney
Independence coach Cliff Warden isn’t ready to declare his team state champion just yet.
Nunley nets 30 in East victory
Twenty-three games later, Greenbrier East has finally reached the contest it’s had circled on its calendar for a full year.
Huntington Prep set for 3 p.m. game in Mullens
There have been many legendary players to pass through the halls leading to the gym in the old Mullens High School, currently home to Mullens Middle School.
Boatwright-Justice III: Rivals meet for it all
Some things just seem destined to be.
- LOCAL ROUNDUP: Ryan powers Summers County over Indy 59-47
Beavers stun No. 8 PikeView 47-43 in AA sectional final
Destiney Sims scored 15 points and Deja Taxley snagged 12 rebounds to help lead the Bluefield Beavers to the Class AA Region 3, Section 2 championship, claiming a 47-43 win over the PikeView Lady Panthers, Thursday night at Princeton Senior High School.
- State scores
Renegades win sectional crown
Summers County went into Thursday night’s game knowing that if it had any chance to beat Westside, it was going to have to eliminate all-stater Hope Lester from the equation.
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