Williamson Daily News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/SPORTS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/SPORTS Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:22:05 EST 1800 ‘Press’ Virginia continues to win, even ugly http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151550671/Press-Virginia-continues-to-win-even-ugly The West Virginia University basketball team has garnered the nickname of 'Press' Virginia because of their swarming, full-court pressure that leads the country in 23 forced turnovers a game. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:32 EST Dikembe Dixon Nominated to play in McDonald’s All-American Games http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151551014/Dikembe-Dixon-Nominated-to-play-in-McDonalds-All-American-Games MATEWAN – McDonald's is pleased to announce the 823 high school seniors who have been nominated to play in the 2015 McDonald's All American Games. This year's list includes players from 47 states and the District of Columbia... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:05:31 EST Belfry rolls Phelps http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151550532/Belfry-rolls-Phelps Belfry rolls Phelps By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:45:32 EST WVU tops K-State http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151543191/WVU-tops-K-State MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins and Kansas State counterpart Bruce Weber had vastly differing opinions of the No. 17 Mountaineers' rough-and-tumble, 65-59 victory Tuesday night. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:35:31 EST Tug Valley, Mingo Central playing in Huntington Invitational http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151523912/Tug-Valley-Mingo-Central-playing-in-Huntington-Invitational Tug Valley and Mingo Central will both take part in the Huntington Invitational (formerly the St. Joe tourney) this weekend.The event, which features 28 games, actually starts on Wednesday and ends on Saturday night. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:45:32 EST Tug Valley moves into top 10 http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151506976/Tug-Valley-moves-into-top-10 By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:45:32 EST Dixson Nominated http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151499190/Dixson-Nominated Kyle Lovern/WDN Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:05:34 EST High school basketball season more than half over http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151497800/High-school-basketball-season-more-than-half-over It's hard to believe, but the high school basketball regular season is more than halfway over.The post season is right around the corner and all five of our area teams could do well in the tournaments. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:00:32 EST Freshmen roommates step up for WVU http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151498880/Freshmen-roommates-step-up-for-WVU MORGANTOWN (AP) - You'll learn a lot about another person once you live with them.You find out what they like, what they don't like. If they're clean or if they're a slob. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:45:32 EST Theme of Reds’ tour is optimism http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-sports/151439354/Theme-of-Reds-tour-is-optimism CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK — The Cincinnati Reds had an optimistic theme as its Winter Caravan traveled 3,300 miles in four days visiting five states before culminating on Sunday at Great American Ball Park for the annual Select-A-Seat... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:15:42 EST Small Game Opportunities Still Abound http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151382351/Small-Game-Opportunities-Still-Abound 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... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:30:31 EST Hornets sting Bucs http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151464983/Hornets-sting-Bucs By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:50:31 EST Tug whips Mingo http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151480712/Tug-whips-Mingo By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:10:31 EST Mr. Cub Ernie Banks dies http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151480974/Mr.-Cub-Ernie-Banks-dies 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.” Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:45:32 EST Third generation of Kirk Racking ready to take on PDRA top dragster http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151463164/Third-generation-of-Kirk-Racking-ready-to-take-on-PDRA-top-dragster Submitted Article Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:00:31 EST Mingo-Tug Valley rivalry continues Friday http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151422298/Mingo-Tug-Valley-rivalry-continues-Friday 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. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:35:32 EST Hawks fly past Belfry http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151422162/Hawks-fly-past-Belfry 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. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:50:37 EST Panthers claw Billies http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151422027/Panthers-claw-Billies 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. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:50:32 EST 2015 Reds Caravan Hits the road Thursday http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151419691/2015-Reds-Caravan-Hits-the-road-Thursday East Tour Details Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:30:32 EST (No heading) http://williamsondailynews.com/news/sports/151378711/ 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 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:40:32 EST