The Central Falcons swooped into the Den in Baker and East Hardy Wrestling defended the territory in a 36-35 victory on Tuesday night. This was the second match of the season for the Cougars against Central from Woodstock, Va. and the only home match for the year. A plethora ofContinue Reading

The Yellow Jackets shook off a chilly start to take an early advantage riding the student section hype on senior night before Pendleton County hushed the crowd with a rally and staved off a late comeback to crash the ceremony with a 56-48 victory in Moorefield on Friday. “They hitContinue Reading

Moorefield Wrestling landed in Front Royal slaying the William Monroe Dragons 42-27 before being sentenced by the John Handley Judges 55-12 and taloned by the Skyline Hawks 72-11 at Skyline High on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets garnered five pins in the victory against William Monroe to start the quad matchContinue Reading

The Yellow Jackets defensive strategy was working, but rebounding and turnovers erased the efforts and the first half lead disappeared in the second half as Class AAA Washington rallied in the final period for a 37-33 victory in Moorefield on Tuesday. “That was a good defensive effort to hold WashingtonContinue Reading

The Panthers invaded the Den and were chased away by the Cougars twice in a doubleheader as East Hardy Girls Basketball stymied the attack with a 58-27 victory and East Hardy Boys Basketball ousted Harman with an 85-35 nightcap win in Baker on Monday. The Lady Cougars had a closeContinue Reading

The one thing that matters the most to a wrestler is having one’s hand raised by the referee to signify a victory and the accompanied sportsmanship speaks volumes to the sport. Referees were very busy raising hands on four mats as grapplers battled for milestones as 14 teams including MoorefieldContinue Reading

Petersburg went on a 13-0 run in the third period and withstood a flurry of 3-pointers in the final minutes by the Yellow Jackets to secure a 56-43 victory in Moorefield on Wednesday. “I’ll take a big win like that. The start of the second quarter was a huge point,Continue Reading

Maryland’s top ranked Southern Garrett stirred the Hive and struggled to fight off the pesky Yellow Jackettes defense during a 43-30 victory over Moorefield on Tuesday. It took nearly six minutes for the Lady Rams to build an 8-0 lead and only a 12-5 score at the end of theContinue Reading

Moorefield held the lead for a mere seven seconds the entire game, while the Rams ransacked the Hive for a 59-34 victory on Saturday. This was in stark comparison to the 54-50 win Strasburg made back home in Virginia against the Yellow Jackets during the second game of the season.Continue Reading

Moorefield buzzed into the George B. Halterman Memorial Court taking a double digit lead in the second period, but the Lady Vikings rallied in the third period to commandeer a 47-43 victory in Petersburg on Thursday. “Offensively, I thought we were rushing ourselves a little bit. We needed to takeContinue Reading

A thrilling 3-pointer buzzer-beater and a game-high 26 points by Julia Hahn wasn’t enough for the Lady Cougars to pounce over St. Marys as the Lady Blue Devils snatched a 59-42 victory in the second round of the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament on Monday afternoon in Baker. “Our freshmanContinue Reading

The Falcons swooped into the Den and left East Hardy in a dense fog, dazed and confused after pouring down 11 3-pointers en route to an 87-60 victory in Baker on Friday. Leading the barrage was Frankfort’s Zack Whitacre with five 3-pointers for a game-high 21 points, followed by DrewContinue Reading

Three strong wins near the end of the match weren’t enough for the Cougars to roar back against Hampshire Wrestling as the Trojans muscled to a 50-17 victory at Sunrise Summit on Thursday night. East Hardy Wrestling observed the initial match from the stands between Hampshire and Mountain Ridge fromContinue Reading

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner East Hardy started out with an 18-0 run and had four players score in double figures to surround and ensnare the Lady Tigers in the Den with a 58-32 victory on Tuesday night. The Lady Cougars were paced by Brooke Miller with a double-double ofContinue Reading

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner Moorefield Wrestling crushed the nail with the hammer, staking claim to the inaugural Hardy County Battle for the Hammer trophy defeating East Hardy 54-24 during a trimatch with Keyser JV in the Hive where each team split for a victory and loss last Wednesday. EastContinue Reading