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.

CRAWLEY — A year ago following the Class A Region 3 championship, Greenbrier West head softball coach Brooke Crane had tears in her eyes. With West up 10-2, and one strike away from the state tournament, Fayetteville rallied for an extra inning win, crushing Crane and the rest of the Lady Ca…

Among those competing in the 2019 WVSSAC State Track and Field Championships this Friday and Saturday in Charleston will be two athletes each from Fayetteville and Valley high schools.

Bob Mullett, game director of the West Virginia Athletic Coaches Association’s WCHS-TV/FOX-11 North-South Football Classic, has announced the rosters for the 2019 event.

The Valley Greyhounds have split their section baseball tournament games so far this week, losing to Fayetteville Monday and beating Richwood Tuesday.

GAULEY BRIDGE — The Valley Greyhounds got some timely base hits when they needed them most, and the result was a 6-3 victory over Fayetteville in the Class A Region 3, Section 1 softball championship game Tuesday at Neal Field.

Valley and Fayetteville were victorious in section softball tournament play Tuesday night. Following is a review of the games involving local squads:

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