“It’s been a long time coming and it is finally here,” Big Blue Wardensville Chairman Steve Shook remarked about the grand opening. The vision to have a center for area youth was conceptualized over two years ago and finally came to fruition with faith and dedication as the Big BlueContinue Reading

There was a rumbling in Harrisonburg as Broadway Bruins roared and shredded the Elkton Blue Sox at James Madison University’s Eagle Field during a doubleheader by the scores of 11-3 and 3-nil (five innings – lightning shortened game) last Saturday with Mountain State players making the difference. Hedgesville graduate andContinue Reading

Riding the country roads from Broadway to Montezuma was commonplace for players from the Mountain State along for the journey as the Bruins devoured the Braves 6-1 in Rockingham County Baseball League action last Wednesday. Local directions from an ice cream shop in Dayton informed folks to turn right atContinue Reading

Baseball and softball games are back on the diamond with an abundance of joy exuding from the players and coaches to finally be at the ballpark along with fans. The uniforms were getting dirty fast as players were sliding into the bases and making diving saves on the return toContinue Reading

Creating the final schedule of his tenure penciling in retirement, Moorefield High School Athletic Director Dennis Hill leaves behind a legacy working with student-athletes dating back to 1979. “Athletics is just an extension of the classroom,” Moorefield Athletic Director Dennis Hill stated. “Seeing athletes develop, grow and experience success. NotContinue Reading

Shepherd University junior and East Hardy High School alum Ricky Robinson was one of four student-athletes and 46 overall students from a baker’s dozen majors to be selected as McMurran Scholars which is the most prestigious honor society at the institution as a virtual ceremony was held due to theContinue Reading

The Yellow Jackets buzz around the field working together for victories, but Moorefield Softball assistant coach Jeremy Simmons has his own team of honey bees executing teamwork to build hives on the farm as his hobby as a beekeeper has been buzzing with activity for the past dozen years. “HoneyContinue Reading

Moorefield’s Schoonover and East Hardy’s Tharp Honored By Coalfields & Company U.S. Army specialist and Moorefield alum Wil Schoonover and Bridgewater College sophomore and East Hardy alum Brett Tharp were the two Hardy County Gridiron stars selected to the Coalfields & Company 2010’s West Virginia Class A All-Decade Team thisContinue Reading

A squirrel dashed across the East Hardy Football field during a playoff game and eventually scored a touchdown with Hardy County’s own radio broadcaster Sam Blizzard making the play-by-play. This was one of the most unique broadcasting moments for Sam Blizzard during his career behind the microphone having called overContinue Reading

The Voice of the Cougars, Joey Strosnider, is also known for his predator hunting searching for coyotes making a true call of the wild among the farms and hills of Hardy County. Strosnider resides in Wardensville and is the East Hardy High School Football announcer and an assistant coach forContinue Reading

Moorefield High School Baseball junior pitcher Isaac Van Meter was selected to the 2020 Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American High Honorable Mention Team. Van Meter was one of the high honorable mention selections as an underclassman for the Atlantic Region which includes Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia andContinue Reading

Photo Courtesy of Wolfe Racing

If a fan blinks, there is a chance to miss the lightning speed of Wolfe Racing’s Camaro in one of the National Hot Rod Association Pro Modified series events as the parachute zips open ending the five seconds of horsepower driven excitement on a quarter mile track. “I don’t haveContinue Reading

As of press time, high school springs sports events and practices had been postponed until April 10. That announcement came as the finishing touches were being put on the Spring Sports preview. We have decided publish these previews in order to highlight Hardy County’s high school athletes, should no opportunityContinue Reading

As of press time, high school springs sports events and practices had been postponed until April 10. That announcement came as the finishing touches were being put on the Spring Sports preview. We have decided publish these previews in order to highlight Hardy County’s high school athletes, should no opportunityContinue Reading