After the graduation of perennial all-stater Katy Darnell, opposing teams knew junior Kalissa Lacy would be the focal point of George Washington's offense.

Following are the All-Mountain State Athletic Conference girls and boys basketball teams for 2019-20 (as provided by the Charleston Gazette-Mail):

In an effort to protect the public from the spread of the coronavirus, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources has canceled sectional meetings on proposed hunting and fishing regulations scheduled for Monday and Tuesday.

In its Class AAA Region 3, Section 2 semifinal matchup on March 3 against Riverside at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, the main thing top-seeded Woodrow Wilson had to be concerned with was its own mental makeup.

Riverside High senior Austin Chapman capped a standout high school wrestling career with the ultimate prize, a state championship, this past weekend.

FAYETTEVILLE — On the second night of the 2020 Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament Thursday at the Fayette County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building, the two top seeds were among the teams which advanced to Friday's championship matchups.

FAYETTEVILLE — The Meadow Bridge and Midland Trail girls and the Meadow Bridge boys were first-night winners in the 2020 Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament Wednesday at the Fayette County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building.

The Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament will run from Wednesday, Feb. 19 to Friday, Feb. 21 at the Fayette County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Building in Fayetteville.

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.

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