Sissonville paced the All-Cardinal Conference boys soccer team with six selections.The Indians placed Sam Gary, Andy Minsker, Zach Smith, Dylan Asbury, Hunter White and Josh Rawson on the first team. Scott had five on the first team with Michael Miller, Ryan Cowan, Nick Paitsel and Brandon Lafauci. (See list, Page 2B.)nn
WVU SPORTS: West Virginia seniors Frances Silva and Sarah Martinelli were named Scholar-Athletes of the Year by the Big 12 Conference Tuesday. Silva was named the Big 12 Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The Kansas native led the Big 12 in goals (15), assists (13) and points (43) while earning a 3.97 grade-point average in broadcast journalism. Martinelli won Big 12 women's cross country Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors. The Morgantown native finished eighth overall at the Big 12 Championships and graduated with a 3.72 GPA. The NCAA has launched its 6th Fan Contest, an online competition that will determine which Division I school has the most school pride and supportive fans. WVU fans can learn how to win prizes and help WVU be awarded over $100,000 in general scholarship contributions by visiting www.ncaa.com/6thfan.The Kanwaha Valley WVU Fan Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Harding's Restaurant off Exit 1 on Interstate 79. Guest speaker will be WVU football offensive line coach Ron Crook.The WVU men's hockey team will take on the University of Pittsburgh at 2 p.m. on Jan. 26 at the South Charleston Memorial Ice Arena. The cost is $15 per ticket. For more information, contact the SC Memorial Ice Arena at 304-744-4423.nn
KING COAL CLASSIC: The King Coal Classic basketball tournament is scheduled for Saturday at the Willie Akers Arena in the Logan Memorial Field House. Fairmont State's women's basketball team will take on Concord at 4 p.m., followed by Logan vs. Chapmanville (girls) at 6 p.m. and Logan vs. Point Pleasant (boys) at 8 p.m.nn
SNOWBALL TOURNAMENT: The 10th annual Snowball Softball Tournament is scheduled for Jan. 25-26 on the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation's softball fields. This is a double-elimination slow-pitch tournament and the cost is $150 per team. All teams must be pre-registered. For more information, call 304-696-5954 or visit www.ghprd.com.
BUS TRIP: The Princeton Rays professional baseball team is accepting reservations for its first Fan's Major League Baseball Bus Trip for 2014. The trip will be to Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park on Saturday, April 12 to see a game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cincinnati Reds. Cost is $105 per person and includes all transportation fees and a game ticket. For more information, contact the Princeton Rays front office at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 304-487-2000.