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SETH — Sherman High School head coach Aaron Pauley said that he looks for his squad to be more aggressive on the offensive end of the court in the 2019-20 season.

WEST MADISON — First-year head coach Shawn Ballard said he believes expectations are a good thing for his 2019-20 Scott High School Skyhawks.

VAN — Van High School Boys Basketball Coach Dave Gogas said that he will be leaning on his returning experienced players sprinkled with young talent for the 2019-20 basketball season.

CLEAR FORK — The last time Westside had a Big Three the Renegades went to back-to-back state tournaments and advanced to the semifinals twice, ending in overtime from the 2015 championship game.

PHELPS, Ky. — Head coach Jason Sanson and the Phelps basketball team ended last season with a 15-15 overall record but added their first 60th District Championship since 2012 with a 39-36 win over Pike Central in the title game.

CLEAR FORK — Westside returns a senior-laden team, with eight seniors primed to make the most of their final shot in one of what has historically been one of the toughest regions in the state.

MADISON — With only weeks to go until the beginning of the 2019-20 basketball season, Scott High School has a new coach in town. Kevin Harper recently took up the position after being chosen from a list of candidates by the Board of Education.

SETH — The 2019-20 Sherman Lady Tide look quite different than they did in the previous year. For starters, the team contains one junior and one senior on its roster. The rest of the team includes nine sophomores and five freshmen, some of whom are newcomers to the game.

NAUGATUCK — The Tug Valley High School girls’ basketball team had a very successful season during the re-boot of the Clyde Farley era a year ago as they finished with a 17-8 record, advanced to the section championship game, and finished up one game from the girls’ state tournament in Charleston.

HUNTINGTON - Marshall men's basketball coach Dan D'Antoni took time out of Wednesday's practice to say that mental toughness, not talent, is the reasoning behind the team's 2-3 start.

HUNTINGTON - Marshall cornerback Kereon Merrell has plenty to be thankful for with the Herd this season. Even playing in 2019 is a blessing that he received around this time last year.

HUNTINGTON -Marshall men's soccer coach Chris Grassie has been suspended eight games and junior midfielder Pedro Dolabella has been suspended the longer of four games or the rest of the 2019 season as punishment by the NCAA for an administrative error on pertaining to card accumulation.

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University football team’s season has been a tale of two quarterbacks, with Oklahoma graduate transfer Austin Kendall and Bowling Green transfer Jarret Deoge each starting games.

HUNTINGTON — In their final regular season game at Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Marshall’s seniors got a little extra time to enjoy playing on the turf.

NAUGATUCK — It will be like déjà vu in Naugatuck this hoops season as longtime Mingo County mentor and former Tug Valley head coach Garland “Rabbit” Thompson has returned to the sidelines to lead the Panthers.

NEWTOWN — The Mingo Central Miners did not have a successful season in terms of wins and losses in the first year of the Stan Elkins era as they finished with a 3-20 record and lost out in the first round of the sectional tournament.

PHELPS, Ky. — The Phelps girls basketball team didn’t have the season they hoped they would have last year, as they finished the campaign with a 12-15 overall record and a 53-36 loss to Belfry in the first round of the 60th district tournament.

GOODY, Ky. — Last season was a rough one for head coach Mark Thompson’s squad, as they finished with an 8-22 overall record and saw their season come to an end in the first round of the 60th district tournament with a 67-36 loss to Phelps.

GOODY, Ky. — The 2018-2019 campaign for the Belfry Lady Pirates basketball team ended with a 13-18 overall record but they surprised in the 60th District Tournament by upsetting Pike Central 55-49 to win the district crown. 

CHARLESTON — The long-awaited West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission reclassification numbers for the 2020-2021 through 2023-2024 school years were released on Thursday night, with several schools on the move.

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HUNTINGTON - Marshall used a steady offense and took advantage of key Louisiana Tech miscues to earn a 31-10 win over the Bulldogs in front of 19,893 fans at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on Friday.

CHARLESTON — After six years in the league, Mingo Central High School was voted out of the Cardinal Conference Wednesday, effective at the end of the current school year.

CHARLESTON — After six years in the league, Mingo Central High School was voted out of the Cardinal Conference Wednesday, effective at the end of the current school year.

WEST MADISON — On a cold and brisk November night, the Danville Hawks A-Team prepared to play in the MSE Elite Bowl against the Gold Conference Champions and defending MSE A-Team Elite Bowl Champion, Hurricane Redskins.

MAN — Scott High School (16-15-1) competed in their sectional tournament at Man High School last week. The team played over three days against four teams, fighting their way to the sectional final for their chance to move on to the regional round.

BUFFALO — Sherman High School (22-15) and Van Junior-Senior High School (7-22) traveled to Buffalo last week to take part in three days of their volleyball sectionals tournament.

HAMILIN — Lincoln County High School used a second-half surge to rout Sherman High and win what was a tight first half of play, 32-0 on Nov. 8 to wrap up the season for both schools.

NITRO — The Danville Hawks Youth Football League had two teams compete in the Mountain State Elite Youth Cheer and Football League Blue Conference Championship Games at Nitro High School the weekend of Nov. 2-3.

Head Coach Glen Frye and the Madison Middle School RedHawks celebrate their 8-6 Black Diamond Conference Championship win over Chapmanville last week. The team finished 9-0 on the season.