For nearly a quarter-century at Brooke Point (Va.) High School, Joe Kania helped mold the lives of young men and impart upon them some basketball knowledge in the process.

Facing MSAC foe Huntington on Jan. 10, the Riverside girls enjoyed a brief third-period flurry that cut the deficit to single digits, but they eventually fell, 71-48.

Below are upcoming basketball games and wrestling matches in the local area (taken from available schedules on; changes can be sent to

A group of Glenville State College student athletes recently traveled to WVU Medicine Children's to visit with patients and their families within the pediatric, PICU, and NICU units. The group handed out mini footballs and softballs that were donated by Tom and Pam Ratliff and decorated by t…

QUINCY — Cabell Midland, No. 2 in The Associated Press Class AAA boys basketball poll, rolled to an 83-54 victory over Riverside Tuesday in high school action.

SMITHERS — One had a much easier test than the other, but both George Washington Middle School teams captured championships Saturday in the Valley Holiday Invitational Tournament.

Below are upcoming basketball games and wrestling matches in the local area (taken from available schedules on; changes can be sent to

The East Bank High School All Athlete Breakfast was staged on Saturday, Dec. 21 at East Bank Middle School. About 50 former coaches and Pioneer team members gathered to have some breakfast and catch up with each other. Larry Green, one of the organizers, said they hope to have the event agai…

The Fayetteville Pirate girls notched a 33-22 triumph over the visiting Valley Greyhounds in middle school basketball action on Thursday, Dec. 19.

MARTINSBURG — Martinsburg has ruled high school football for the soon-to-conclude decade. The Bulldogs' eight Class AAA state championships in 10 seasons provide all of the necessary evidence.

A pair of East Bank graduates are inviting Pioneers from near and far to the East Bank High School All Athlete Breakfast later this month.

Following a centuries-old tradition, young Elijah Baker went hunting with his father, Evan Baker, on Saturday and bagged his first deer.

In late November, the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission released new athletic classifications based on school enrollment figures, and Oak Hill High is one of the schools on the move.

Riverside High School senior Trevor Carson finished strong Saturday to garner a sixth-place finish in the Class AAA boys portion of the WVSSAC State Cross Country Championships at Cabell Midland High School.

QUINCY — A pair of seniors hooked up for the game-winner to cap a thrilling 36-33 Riverside victory over South Charleston Friday.

Teammates Trevor Carson and Trent Green had a bang-bang finish Saturday to lead the Riverside Warriors to a second-place team showing in the Patty Forgey Cross-Country Invitational at the University of Rio Grande Saturday.

QUINCY — It wasn't the effort their coach wanted, but the Riverside Warriors departed their new playing surface with a 28-26 win over visiting Ripley Friday night.

Woodrow Wilson opened the 2019 football season with high hopes of a possible playoff run. Friday night at Van Meter Stadium, Riverside put a big dent in those plans, at least for one week.

Although Valley High School is closed, there will still be Greyhounds on the local fields, courts and tracks this coming school year.

Trail racers from nine states, Washington, D.C., and the United Kingdom will be in Pocahontas County on Saturday, Aug. 10 for a 5-K race and half-marathon featured in the fourth annual Watoga State Park Mountain Trail Challenge.

Glenville State College and the school's athletic department announce that the second annual Tim Carney Golf Outing, A Tribute Tournament will be held on Friday, Aug. 2 at the Glenville Golf Club.

Following is a listing of 2019 local high school football schedules as taken from (coaches or athletic directors are asked to direct changes to Steve Keenan at

Oak Hill High School will host a basketball camp for girls and boys in rising first grade to rising eighth grade from July 15-17.

After a scoreless first half, the North logged a touchdown and a two-point conversion early in the second half and made that stand up in an 8-6 victory over the South in the annual North-South All-Star Football Classic Saturday at South Charleston High School.

PARKERSBURG — Perhaps the longest-awaited championship parade in the state took place May 30 on the streets of Seth, home of Sherman High School.

IRVINE, Calif. — The ATV Safety Institute is inviting adults, youth and families to sign up for free hands-on training from a licensed instructor during ASI’s sixth annual ATV Safety Week, June 1-9 at locations across America.

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