By Roger WolfeOutdoor ColumnistWinter is full on and the weather isn't always cooperative, or conducive to outside sports, but there are still plenty of hunting...
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Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83MIKE FITZPATRICK, AP Sports WriterEven as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.That was the charm of “Mr. Cub.”
The rivalry between Tug Valley and Mingo Central will continue Friday night as the two teams hit the hardwood for the first of two regular season games.
BUCKLEYS CREEK, Ky. – The Belfry Pirates lost their first 60th District contest of the season as they fell on the road at Pike Central 82-68 in a game played at the Hawks Nest on Tuesday night.
NAUGATUCK – The Man Hillbillies stayed close in the first half of Tuesday's game with the Tug Valley Panthers.But in the second half, it was all Tug Valley as they defeated Man 70-50.
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Scenes from the Hatfield - McCoy ShootoutWes Wilson PhotographyChristian Mounts (24) of Phelps is shown shooting a jumper against Hannan on Saturday morning.Wes Wilson Photography
NAUGATUCK – Tug Valley continued to roll as they downed Huntington St. Joe 64-45 Friday night at the Panther's home gym in Naugatuck.
WILLIAMSON – Dikembe Dixson scored 29 points and his cousin Montrell Dixson added 21 as the Mingo Central Miners won the 'Tug River Rivalry' defeating Belfry 80-61 Saturday night in the 12th Annual Hatfield-McCoy Shootout...
The Williamson High School Hall of Fame Committee is looking for some photos to display in their trophy cases at the Williamson Fieldhouse.
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By Rick RyanCharleston GazettePOCA — Mingo Central had gained so much ground since its last game against Poca, a 62-40 loss to the Dots back on Dec. 16.
DELBARTON - On Thursday night the Burch Bulldogs faced the Williamson Wolfpack at the BMS gymnasium and were able to overcome some sloppy play to defeat the Pack 52 to 23 in large part to the 21 steals they had as a team.
GOODY, Ky. – The Belfry Pirates came out on fire and then held off a determined Lawrence County squad 95-93 in overtime Thursday night at the BHS gym.
BOYS HOOPSFriday, Jan. 16Mingo at PocaSt. Joe at Tug ValleyPhelps at Lawrence Co.Saturday, Jan. 17
Kyle's Korner ….
John RabyAP Sports WriterMORGANTOWN (AP) — West Virginia's reserves kept pouring in the points, and No. 18 Oklahoma could do little but watch.
By Paul AdkinsLogan BannerCHAPMANVILLE - It's the kind of win Allan Hatcher hopes can be a turning point to his team's season.
By Kyle LovernSports EditorThe Annual Hatfield and McCoy Shootout is scheduled for this Saturday, Jan. 17 and several college prospects are slated to play in the event.
HUNTINGTON – Marshall's superb 2014 football season received more recognition today, when the Thundering Herd (13-1) finished 22nd in the Amway USA Today Coaches Poll and 23rd in the Associated Press Top 25.
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BOYSGOODY, Ky. – The Belfry Pirates lost another close game dropping a 75-73 decision to Greenup County on Saturday night at the BHS gym.
CHARLESTON - Mingo Central moved up to No. 5 in the latest Class AA poll for W.Va. High School boy's basketball teams.
RED JACKET - Mingo Central (8-2, 6-1) won its sixth game in a row as they downed Sissonville 65-44 on Saturday night at the Miner's home gym up on the mountain.
Kyle's Korner ….Shawn Hager has resigned as head football coach at Sheldon Clark High School. Hager has served in that capacity for 10 seasons.
JOHN RABYAP Sports WriterMORGANTOWN (AP) — No. 17 Iowa State turned things around quickly a week after leaving Brooklyn with a loss.
MADISON – Mingo Central came up with a big Cardinal Conference road win as they defeated the Scott Skyhawks 54-48 on Friday night in Madison.
NAUGATUCK – In the last 4-to-5 seasons the Tug Valley and Greater Beckley Christian (GBC) series has become a fierce rivalry in Class A basketball. They say you can throw out the records when two rivals battle. The Panthers went into the game at...
Mingo Central has three of the top six scoring average leaders in the Cardinal Conference (CC).Senior guard Dikembe Dixson is tied for first with Chapmanville's Josh Butcher at 20.6 ppg.
There are a couple of big basketball games on tap tonight in regards to Mingo County's two high school teams.
By Kyle LovernDaily News Editor
GIRLS BASKETBALLMingo 46, Tolsia 45
The Annual Hatfield and McCoy Shootout will be held at the historic Williamson Fieldhouse on Saturday, January 17.Several good basketball teams will be playing in the one-day event organized by WVU Extension Agent Mark Whitt.
By Kyle LovernDaily News EditorShelby Valley 68,Belfry 55
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — West Virginia's full-court press against Texas Tech wasn't as effective as Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins would have liked.
Mingo Central remained in the top 10 in the Associated Press high school poll released on Monday afternoon.
MORGANTOWN – West Virginia native and current Deputy Director of Athletics at the University of Alabama Shane Lyons, has been named director of Intercollegiate Athletics and associate vice president at West Virginia University, effective in...
The Belfry Pirates have three players that were recently named to the Kentucky Associated Press All-State teams.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - T.J. Price piled up 25 points on 8-13 shooting, including 4-for-7 from 3-point range, to lift the Western Kentucky men's basketball team to an 81-62 win over visiting Marshall Sunday afternoon at E.A. Diddle Arena. The game...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins likened his team's situation on Saturday to that of a golf scramble.
RED JACKET – The Miners of Mingo Central escaped with a 77-72 home comeback win over Cardinal Conference opponent Wayne on Saturday night.
RALPH D. RUSSOAP Sports WriterPASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Touchdown. Turnover. Touchdown. Turnover. Touchdown.And on it went for Oregon.
PAUL NEWBERRYAP National WriterNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott sprinted down the field, nothing between him and the end zone. Cardale Jones was right on his heels, eager to join the celebration.
CROSS LANES – The Tug Valley Panthers evened their record to 3-3 with a 42-31 road win over Cross Lanes Christian on Friday night.
GOODY, Ky. – There is an old saying in sports, “close, but no cigar.”The Belfry Pirates (2-6) hosted regional rival Pikeville (7-7) on Friday night at the BHS gym and lost another close game, 66-64.