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WEST MADISON — Senior cager Jagger Bell netted his 1000th career point and scored 18 on the afternoon to lead Scott High to a 53-47 win on Jan. 4 in the Hawks’ Nest, avenging a 56-53 loss to the Cougars in the Holiday Hoops Classic on Dec. 27.

HICO — Sherman used a gritty defensive effort and 17 points from senior Chris Abbott to take a road win over Midland Trail, 52-41 on Thursday night.

VAN — Liberty (Raleigh) High School used a 49-point second half and an aggressive defensive effort to beat Van 82-58 on Dec. 30.

Scott High School Skyhawks’ Jagger Bell recognized for scoring 1,000 points

West Virginia University’s football team announced two new faces to its coaching staff Friday, including one face that isn’t new to college football in the Mountain State.

MADISON — The 3-7 Scott High Lady Hawks hosted the 0-9 Poca High Lady Dots on Jan. 6, with each team coming off losses against Logan and Capital in their previous respective games.

HUNTINGTON — Defense wins, and it did for Marshall on Saturday as its women’s basketball team defeated Conference USA’s leading offense in Alabama-Birmingham, 61-56 at the Cam Henderson Center.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A strong defensive second half for Alabama-Birmingham broke a halftime tie and earned the Blazers a 61-50 win over Marshall on Saturday at the Bartow Center.

WEST MADISON — Boone County Schools has named Kris Barrett as the new baseball coach for Scott High School after the retirement of former skipper Brett Kuhn.

LOGAN — After rolling to a season opening win over Man and then dropping their next four games the Logan High School girls’ basketball team was in dire need of getting back into the win column.

DENTON, Texas — Kia Sivils scored a career-high 16 points off the bench as the Marshall University women’s basketball team won 68-59 at North Texas Saturday afternoon in The Super Pit.

SHINNSTON, W.Va. — Lincoln erased a seven-point halftime deficit to down Scott 56-53 on Dec. 27 in the Holiday Hoops Classic in Shinnston.

BECKLEY — Princeton High netted the first 23 points of the game as it beat Sherman 75-55 in a consolation game of the 2019 Little General Battle for the Armory on Dec. 28 at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center.

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Games between the West Virginia University men’s basketball team and Kansas played on the Jayhawks’ home court have, almost without expection, followed a certain script.

WEST MADISON — Scott High used contributions from multiple players to earn a tough Cardinal Conference victory over a quality Herbert Hoover team, 72-52.

SETH — Hunter Bush scored 30 points to lead the Big Blacks of Point Pleasant to a 68-44 win over Sherman in a boys basketball game at Seth on Dec. 20.

HUNTINGTON - Marshall head coach Doc Holliday said the 15 signees in the early December signing period addressed several needs for the Herd on National Signing Day on Wednesday.

SETH — Boasting what was then a 3-1 record in their opening road trip, the Van Junior-Senior Lady Bulldogs paid a visit to Sherman High to take on the Lady Tide (1-3) on Dec. 16.

SETH — Scott High’s All-State guard Jon Jon Hamilton netted 30 points for Scott High, which put him over 1,000 in his prep career as the Skyhawks hammered cross-county Sherman, 93-61, in front of an enthusiastic crowd in Seth.

WEST MADISON – Scott High used contributions from multiple players to earn a tough Cardinal Conference victory over a quality Herbert Hoover team, 72-52 on Dec. 20.

HANNAN — The Sherman High boys basketball team has equaled their win total from a year ago after just one game as the Tide defeated Hannan (1-1) on the road, 71-52 on Dec. 13.

BOONE COUNTY — A pair of linemen will represent Boone County on the 2019 West Virginia Class A All-State Football Team as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

WEST MADISON — Senior wing-man Jagger Bell did what he does best on Tuesday night in the Hawks’ Nest: He put the ball in the basket.

WEST MADISON — Two Scott High School football players were named to the 2019 First Team All-Cardinal Conference Team and two garnered Second Team honors on Dec. 10.

SETH — After coming off three consecutive losses to begin the 2019-20 season, the 0-3 Sherman Lady Tide held their home opener against Buffalo (2-0) on Dec. 12.

HUNTINGTON - Marshall led Conference USA with eight first-team selections on the All-Conference Lists, which were released on Tuesday by the league. That number was three more than C-USA champ FAU.

WEST MADISON – Senior wing-man Jagger Bell did what he does best on Tuesday night in the Hawks’ Nest; he put the ball in the basket.

MORGANTOWN — When Neal Brown stepped to the podium in the Milan Puskar Center on Friday afternoon to address the media, he looked like a man who has had the pedal to the floor since arriving in Morgantown 11 months ago.

The Coal Valley News presented awards to the CVN All-Boone County football award winners last week.

ASHTON — The Scott High Lady Skyhawks took on Hannan at the Lady Wildcats’ home court on Dec. 3. The game marked the first game under new head coach Kevin Harper, who joined the team during preseason just weeks beforehand.

Scott High School boys soccer coach Zach Boyd was named the coach of the year by the West Virginia High School Soccer Coaches Association (WVHSSC).

HUNTINGTON — Technically, Marshall’s football team is off from practice this week as players take part in dead week and focus on academics.

WEST MADISON – Two Scott High School football players were named to the 2019 First Team All-Cardinal Conference Team and two garnered Second Team honors on Dec. 10.