Below is a list of some scheduled winter sports contests as available on www.wvssac.org or from coaches and athletic directors (Makeup dates or other changes can be sent to skeenan@register-herald.com or fayettesports@gmail.com or by contacting Steve Keenan by phone or text):

MONTGOMERY — The inaugural UKV YMCA Holiday Tournament, featuring local boys and girls high school basketball squads, will be contested on Dec. 28-29.

Woodrow Wilson's Bryce Knapp was the 2018 Mountain State Athletic Conference volleyball player of the year, according to information supplied by the Charleston Gazette-Mail.

BLUEFIELD — Class AA No. 2 Bluefield rolled up 300 yards of offense and allowed No. 15 Oak Hill 75 net yards as the defending double-A champion Beavers rolled past the Red Devils 56-7 in their first round game at Mitchell Stadium on Friday.

Coaches at the college, high school, junior varsity, junior high and recreational league (adult or youth) levels are urged to submit game results, updated statistics or other information to The Montgomery Herald and The Fayette Tribune.

Region 3 high school cheer squads representing schools in all three WVSSAC classification levels competed Saturday at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center.

This final season hasn't been the best for the Valley High football team, but they'll always have homecoming night.

The Valley High volleyball squad is in the midst of a late-season surge as postseason play rapidly approaches. Following is a recap of some of the team's recent action:

A 1-3 finish from Chris Barbera and Jonah Stevens powered the Woodrow Wilson boys cross-country squad to a runner-up finish in the MSAC championship meet last Wednesday.

The Riverside Warriors handed first-year head coach Alex Daugherty his initial win with a 43-0 road conquest of St. Albans Friday.

SOUTH CHARLESTON — West Virginia's 2018 archery and crossbow seasons for white-tailed deer, black bear and wild boar will open Saturday, Sept. 29. The archery and crossbow deer and bear seasons run through Dec. 31.

SMITHERS — The Fayetteville High School football team took a three-game winning streak against Fayette County rival Valley into Friday night’s meeting.

SOUTH CHARLESTON — September marks the beginning of many hunting seasons, and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources reminds hunters to prepare by scouting, inspecting equipment and sharpening their skills.

Two old rivals will buckle the chinstraps and get after each other again Friday night.

Below is a list of scheduled fall sports contests as available on www.wvssac.org or from coaches and athletic directors (Makeup dates or other changes can be sent to skeenan@register-herald.com or fayettesports@gmail.com or by contacting Steve Keenan by phone or text):

BRIDGEPORT — The Shepherd Rams have been picked to win a fourth straight Mountain East Conference football title in a vote conducted by the league’s coaches. Shepherd received 94 points and was picked to finish first on six of the 11 ballots, the league office reported Thursday.

A football odyssey that began in Rand as a youngster is culminating this weekend in Canton, Ohio, as Randy Moss joins the elite in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

On Monday, high school football teams statewide began a season which they hope ends in the 2018 Super Six at Wheeling Island Stadium.

All 11 Mountain State Athletic Conference football programs will be represented at University of Charleston Stadium next month for the conference’s preseason grid-o-rama.

GLENVILLE — DuPont High School graduate Jesse Skiles has been named Glenville State College's new athletic director. His new appointment took effect July 1, according to a school press release.

Last year West Virginia was introduced to one of the latest trends in the outdoors sports/fitness world — obstacle course races. The Spartan Race imprinted on the Mountain State, bringing its Trifecta Race to the Summit Bechtel Reserve in Glen Jean last August. The event was a hit, with near…

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