Blake Hunt isn't sure what's next in his baseball career, knowing only that he would love the chance to play at the college level. If that doesn't happen, he's at least enjoying one last shot at high school ball. Read more

After a spring season that was taken away thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Hayden Miller is getting his chance to make up for lost time in the high school baseball summer league at Linda K. Epling Stadium. Read more

Days after laying out a plan for fall sports to get started in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission released two sets of guideline modifications to carry all sports through the season. Read more

Teams had the option of starting summer work on June 8 as part of the Secondary School Activities Commission's phase-in plan to attempt a return of sports. Independence football coach John H. Lilly chose to wait until the three-week practice period that started Monday. Read more

It was a warm May afternoon in 1963 when, as a sophomore in high school, I was preparing to run the second leg of a mile relay in the state finals at Laidley Field in Charleston. I had lettered in track my freshman year and this mile relay would be run by three seniors and myself. We had qua… Read more

With the coronavirus pandemic limiting the exposure to others for several months, it should come as no surprise that teams around the area are excited about Phase I of the Secondary School Activities Commission's three-phase plan. Read more

A 4-6 season was a far cry from what Summers County football has been accustomed in recent years. The way it played out, however, had coach Chris Vicars looking at it optimistically. Read more

Monday is the day Gov. Jim Justice designated for prep sports to begin easing back into action. The prevailing course of action by many counties, however, is to wait a little while longer. Read more

With optimism for the future, New River Community and Technical College will expand the third annual New River CTC Invitational basketball tournament Jan. 4-9, 2021, at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center. Read more

Ray Lee was looking forward to coaching in the North-South Football Classic. Even more, he was happy for the players to get one more shot after a most unusual end to their senior years. Read more

Chris Jackson/The Register-HeraldIndependence’s Atticus Goodson (3) stiff arms Wyoming East’s Caleb Bower during their game Nov. 1, 2019, in Coal City. The fields at Independence and Woodrow Wilson are having artificial turf installed this summer. Read more

Independence standout defensive lineman Marcell Guy is often described as a pleasant, fun-loving young man. That is, unless you are an opposing quarterback and big No. 52 is bearing down on you with bad intentions. Read more


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