Playing its fourth fast-paced game in five days and facing its toughest team over the stretch, Greater Beckley Christian head coach Brian Helton was anxious to see how his team would respond to the challenge provided by Class A No. 3 Charleston Catholic. Read more

Friday night inside the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, the mettle of Woodrow Wilson was fully tested by Class AAA No. 7 George Washington. Read more

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Brad Davis/The Register-HeraldIndependence’s Jared Cannady shoots from three-point range as Liberty’s Nate Griffith defends Thursday night in Coal City. Read more

First year Independence head boys basketball coach, Mike Green, wasn’t quite sure what to expect from his first Raleigh County rivalry game when Liberty came to Coal City. Read more

The 2019-20 boys basketball season for Riverside has been a struggle. Wednesday night inside the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, Woodrow Wilson added to the Warriors’ misery. Read more

oak hill — The talk before the Oak Hill and Liberty boys basketball game Tuesday at the Lilly Center was mostly about the players that would not be on the floor during the game. Read more

The calendar is working its way toward the middle of January and this week the local high school basketball schedule is loaded with premier matchups. With sectional seeding on the line, wins are becoming much more important every time a team hits the hardwood. Read more

On more than one occasion I have been asked by out-of-towners, “Is Nick Rahall, the former congressman from your area, the same guy who won the state high school wrestling championship in 1949?” The answer is an emphatic, “No.” Actually, our former Congressman Nick Joe Rahall was born in 194… Read more

huntington — Victoria Staunton’s 3-pointer with four minutes to go in the first period gave Woodrow Wilson’s girls basketball team the third and final lead change of the game as the Flying Eagles rolled to a 69-56 win over Spring Valley on Friday in a contest at the Wolves Den. Read more

Historic high school basketball games and the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center have gone hand-in-hand over the years. Read more

Basketball, football, golf, checkers or chess. No matter the game, no matter the sport, no matter if it is boys or girls. When it is Wyoming East versus Westside, it is going to be intense, hard fought and the losses hurt more than normal.  Read more

parkersburg — In a battle of two-win Mountain State Athletic Conference programs here Friday night inside Memorial Fieldhouse, host Parkersburg got a game-high 29 points from Sam Potts, but it wasn’t enough as the Flying Eagles of Woodrow Wilson left town with a 65-55 victory. Read more

The time for wrestling season’s focus to shift from duals tournaments to bracketed tournaments is just around the corner. What better way to prepare for that transition than with the state’s largest duals tournament? Read more


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