Having taken its place among the state’s elite with a Class AAA championship in May, the Nitro girls basketball program hosted the area’s biggest shootout of the three-week practice period on Tuesday.
POCA — Isaac McKneely could write a book about what he’s done so far on his summer vacation, and he’s still got more than a month left before his senior year in high school.
George Washington will host the Patriot Shootout boys basketball event Tuesday as part of the state’s approved three-week summer practice period.
Poca guard Isaac McKneely, who will be entering his senior season this fall, has been listed as the No. 96 boys basketball recruit in the country in the ESPN Top 100 player rankings on ESPN.com.
HUNTINGTON — Huntington Prep and Cabell County Schools are teaming up to bring the nationally recognized basketball program back to the Tri-State, starting with the 2021-22 school year.
It wasn’t the splurge of points fans witnessed in the last North-South All-Star Game. In fact, even though both teams went over 100 points, defense proved to be the deciding factor.
The North-South All-Star Basketball Classic is more than a last chance for Charleston Catholic All-Staters Aiden Satterfield and Zion Suddeth to play one final game together. It’s actually a reunion of sorts for the Irish duo.
Generally, all-star games offer a chance for athletes to play one more high school game before they head off to college, or the opportunity to see how they measure up against some of the best.
Frank Early, a two-sport athlete and a recent graduate of Herbert Hoover, died in a single-car accident Friday evening in Lincoln County, according to multiple reports.
George Washington got a lot of mileage from its senior guards this season. In return, they helped the Patriots negotiate the road to another state championship.
CLARKSBURG — The move to four classes for high school basketball had a major impact on Class AAA, as evidenced in the state tournament by a mix of teams that “stayed” in the classification (Hampshire) or moved up from Class AA (Robert C. Byrd, Fairmont Senior, Shady Spring, Nitro, Herbert Ho…
Bill Evans Award winner Isaac McKneely of Poca was the obvious choice for the captain spot on the Class AA boys basketball All-State first team selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.
Returning as the reigning Mary Ostrowski Award winner is no easy task, and there wasn’t much George Washington senior Kalissa Lacy didn’t see this season in terms of opposing defensive game plans.
FAIRMONT — All season long, a quartet of girls basketball teams stood among the best in Class AAA. Once the state tournament got underway in Charleston, the top four seeds of Fairmont Senior, North Marion, Nitro and Logan proved they were indeed a cut above the rest as each rolled into the C…
Senior guard Baylee Goins and coach Pat Jones, who helped lead Nitro to the girls Class AAA state championship, have been selected as the Cardinal Conference girls player and coach of the year.
After a one-year absence, the North-South Basketball Classic is set to return on Friday, June 18 at the South Charleston Community Center. Last year’s game was canceled by COVID-19.
NAUGATUCK — Just a little over a week ago, Tug Valley High School captured the first girls basketball state championship in school history with a 63-45 win over Cameron in the Class A title game.
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