Coaches React to Pandemic-CausingSeason Closures and Postponements The severity of COVID-19 has impacted the sports world as the state football playoff teams can continue if they aren’t in the orange or red colors on the metrics map and Governor Jim Justice made the announcement to halt all winter practices andContinue Reading

East Hardy Volleyball showed heart and determination throughout this season finishing as the WVSSAC Class A State Volleyball Tournament runner-up displaying grace in the title match loss to defending champion Wirt County and earning the team sportsmanship award in the process playing in Charleston last Thursday: 25-14, 25, 25-15, 25-8.Continue Reading

East Hardy and Moorefield took its rivalry to the biggest stage competing for the first time against each other at the Class A State Volleyball Tournament, setting for a semifinal bout in Charleston and for the fifth time this season with the Cougars rotating to the victory in straight setsContinue Reading

BThe Yellow Jackets have been battled tested going toe-to-toe in back-and-forth bouts with East Hardy all season long culminating in an All-Hardy County re-match in the Class A Region II Volleyball Championship round as Moorefield earned back-to-back titles over the Cougars in West Union with straight sets 25-20, 25-23, 25-21.Continue Reading

The Cougars splashed the volleyball through the defense of Berkeley Springs creating a kaleidoscope of three straight sets forming a match victory in Baker last Tuesday by the scores of 25-16, 25-20, 25-17. “We came out and battled. When you are down a couple of kids, it is always aContinue Reading

Much akin to catching fish, the Yellow Jackets used a net to capture the Vikings during last Monday’s adventure into Petersburg covering the volleyball court with a four-set victory: 26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 25-21. “We came out and got the first two. We got the first two and dropped number three.Continue Reading

Clippings of grass from the tenth hole flew back into the gallery just off the hands of the golfers reminiscent of how the Yellow Jackets flew full force to the fairway en route to obtaining the first state golf championship runner-up trophy in program history last Wednesday in Wheeling. MoorefieldContinue Reading

The sermon in Morgantown was about having a strong defense against the Warriors as East Hardy bellowed out a 21-2 victory at Trinity Christian on Sunday afternoon. “Focus. I don’t know if it was the change of the week and playing on a Sunday and the uncertainty of the scheduleContinue Reading

The Cougars slashed through the frigid temperatures clawing the Warriors for four fumble recoveries and the offense put Pocahontas County on ice with six touchdowns culminating in a 40-7 victory in Dunmore last Friday. “It’s not just about the points, it is what we saw schematically from the Shadyside gameContinue Reading

Finding a rhythm at the right moment can create momentum in a match as the Cougars were facing a 23-11 deficit in the opening set before rallying with effective serves to knot it at 23-all, but Hampshire Volleyball did just enough to escape with the win and kept the pressureContinue Reading