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The state wrestling tournament has always had a certain mystique about it. In the old days you never knew what to expect. There was very... [Read More]
The Coalfield Conference Invitational will be held Friday and Saturday at PikeVew High School. Wrestling will begin Friday at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 9:30... [Read More]
The weather will be a little cold and wintry this week, but on Wednesday it's going to be hot and humid in the Greenbrier East... [Read More]
Just like the Energizer Bunny, Braxton County High School wrestling coach Sterling Beane just keeps going and going and going. He graduated from Braxton County... [Read More]
Independence wrestler Tucker Lawson got his name in a unique way. [Read More]
Editor's note: This column is being reprinted from December 2011. [Read More]
Many people identify Woodrow Wilson's new principal Rockey Powell as "that soccer guy." After all, he coached the Flying Eagles in soccer for 25 years,... [Read More]
I was glad to see Jimbo Fisher, a West Virginia native, get the Texas A&M football job and $75 million salary over the next 10... [Read More]
When the name Bob Pruett is discussed in our state, most people think of his football success. [Read More]
Wrestling fans will be glad to hear that the average attendance at NCAA college wrestling matches was at an all-time high last season. [Read More]
The mats are out, scales are ready and the water bottle is full. Wrestling season has begun. High schools, middle schools and youth teams are... [Read More]
In January 1977, I was in Parkersburg for a high school wrestling match between the Big Reds and Beckley's Flying Eagles. Parked near the entrance... [Read More]
The Class AAA version of the West Virginia high school wrestling tournament is scheduled to conclude today and Tuesday in Fairmont. Three weight classes will... [Read More]
Well, the Class AA-A version of the 70th annual West Virginia high school wrestling tournament has ended, and a big congratulations goes out to the... [Read More]
In West Virginia, this is the big week for high school wrestlers, coaches and fans. The Big Dance, the Whole Enchilada, the Main Event. The... [Read More]
There will be two regional wrestling tournaments held in Raleigh County this coming weekend and they are as different as day and night. [Read More]
Independence will be host to one of this state's biggest high school wrestling events on Thursday. Defending Class AAA champion Parkersburg South will travel to... [Read More]
Russell Walls was an exceptional athlete when he was young. Baseball was his favorite sport. [Read More]
The 41st annual Raleigh County Middle School Wrestling Championships will be held today at 6 p.m. at Woodrow Wilson High School. Independence, ranked fourth in... [Read More]
In the recent rankings for Class AA-A West Virginia high school wrestling teams, the Independence Patriots were ranked second behind East Fairmont. This drop from... [Read More]