Union Girls Basketball steadily increased the intensity of attacks against the Cougars in the Baker Den climbing to a 23-10 lead at halftime and built a 32-point advantage in the fourth period en route to a 49-19 victory last Thursday. “We have been struggling coming in 4-4 and should haveContinue Reading

It was a cat fight with a see-saw battle in the first half, then the Cougars grabbed a five point lead midway through the third period before Pendleton County commandeered a 10-0 run holding a four-point edge entering the last stanza. The Wildcats took the lead as large as eightContinue Reading

The Yellow Jackets held a 13-point advantage in the fourth period and staved off a late comeback attempt by Pendleton County Girls Basketball dropping the deficit down to three points thrice including twice under a minute remaining and it took five free throws down the stretch by Lindsey Rinker toContinue Reading

East Hardy Girls Basketball battled through dismal shooting for an early lead in Franklin and trailed by only five points at halftime last Tuesday, but the Wildcats created a whirlwind of five turnovers early in the third period gaining more separation en route to a 51-27 victory. “We moved theContinue Reading

Pendleton County’s grit and determination was just enough to stymie the Yellow Jackets in the Hive by a score of 56-46 last Friday to remain undefeated. Moorefield attacked first after a defensive rebound by Brent Moran taking the ball down the court scoring underneath the hoop. The Wildcats missed anotherContinue Reading

It was a battle of the Virginias in the inaugural Baker Brawl held at East Hardy High School as four teams from West Virginia and four teams from Virginia commandeered the gymnasium battling on two mats with the championship bout coming down to Martinsburg (WV) and Woodgrove (VA) with theContinue Reading

Moorefield Cheerleaders won the inaugural WVSSAC Game Day Cheer Invitational Championship with an amazing routine entertaining the crowd this past Saturday in Parkersburg. The Yellow Jackets impressed the judges and fans with their vocal power and enthusiasm covering many aspects cheering with an emphasis on crowd leading, fight song andContinue Reading

It was time to bring out the shovels as Moorefield planted 34 points with eight 3-pointers in the second period burying the Cougars and prevented a ferocious climb out of the hole during the Hardy Boys Hardwood Classic finishing with a 69-56 victory in Baker last Friday. “The second periodContinue Reading

The buzzing is loud and clear in the Hive as Moorefield Wrestling prepares to sting opponents this season with nine returning grapplers and four promising newcomers ready to earn a trip to the state tournament in Huntington led by last year’s state qualifying juniors Isaac Van Meter and Kevin WetzelContinue Reading

Encountering Cougars in the wild is one thing, but coming face-to-face on the wrestling mat will make one quiver with the fearless and ferocious attack by East Hardy Wrestling impacting the region with grit and determination as 26 grapplers pounce forward to make a bid for the state tournament inContinue Reading

The Lady Yellow Jackets dialed long distance scoring 16 3-pointers in the Hampshire Tip-off Tournament with eight ringing during a 39-26 win over Sherando in the semifinals and another eight sent during a 55-47 loss in the championship against Petersburg last weekend in Sunrise Summit at Hampshire High School. “WeContinue Reading

The Lady Cougars had a barely audible roar last season with only two victories as the rebuilding continues, but the energy and passion is growing stronger for the East Hardy Girls Basketball 2019-20 campaign. East Hardy head coach Bridget Billmeyer enters her 11th season at the helm with a lotContinue Reading

Is there a reason to be feeling blue during the winter season? Not if one is a Lady Yellow Jackets fan as Moorefield Girls Basketball returns all players from last year’s Class A Region II championship game and are ready to throw snowballs into the season with three holiday tournamentsContinue Reading

“Slippery When Wet” signs were displayed all around Cline Stansberry Stadium in West Union last Saturday with pouring rain and chilly temperatures wreaking havoc of ten combined turnovers as No. 1 Doddridge County took advantage of the blunders for a 21-6 victory over the No. 8 Cougars in the ClassContinue Reading