By Carl Holcomb“I love Moorefield. The people here made me part of their family. I love them and they love me,” Moorefield High School Football rising senior kicker Atikilt Tamiru remarked. Tamiru moved here from Africa before his freshman season and has become a beloved member of the close knitContinue Reading

The Broadway Bruins escaped the cellar of the Rockingham County Baseball League standings in recent years erasing the futility with a remarkable crew to create history by claiming their first regular season pennant since 1931 this summer and are now on the cusp of obtaining the championship in a dejaContinue 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

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

Excerpt from Moorefield Little League Announcement Moorefield Little League Board would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, parents and players for your patience and support during this uncertain time. It is with heavy hearts that we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Moorefield Little LeagueContinue 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