We are in the middle of hockey season right now. I wrote earlier for FlipSide about my Cincinnati sled hockey team. We also have a sled hockey team in Charleston, the Charleston Thunder. This team does not travel but practices every Monday night at the South Charleston Memorial Ice Arena. We…

New in 2020-21, a wheelchair football league is taking the adaptive sports field by storm. Move United, the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the National Football League started a competitive wheelchair football league for adults with qualifying disabilities. It is played in a manual sports wheel…

The ice rink in the early morning is cold, very cold. It is so cold you can see your breath sometimes. It is so cold you wonder why anyone in the world would want to be there. But you want to be there. The sounds of pucks being hit off the boards and blades swishing across the ice. You also …

Imagine telling a baseball team they can play the game, but you are not permitted to use a bat. Imagine informing the football team that this season you can play but will not be allowed to tackle. Imagine playing a basketball game in which you were not allowed to dribble.

Alex Miller was a young man. A normal boy, from Roane County, West Virginia. A guitar player, a church member, and one of the 30 million teens and children who play an organized sport. Now he is part of a different number — those who died while playing sports.

Charleston has a deep-rooted community, bound by compassion for our neighbor. Creating a welcoming atmosphere begins with a common interest; thankfully, our community brings many resources that provide this, with food, music and sport-centered events. On July 12, Charleston’s 60th snnual Pub…