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MADISON — Peyton Brown said his first taste of college baseball was everything he thought it would be — and much more.

WEST MADISON — The Class AA Boys All-State basketball team was selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association and released last week and features a pair of Scott High Skyhawk seniors.

HUNTINGTON - Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick feels like the 2020 football schedule is the best in Thundering Herd football history. Now, however, Hamrick is waiting to see if that schedule will come to fruition amid concerns over the coronavirus.

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BOONE COUNTY — The Class A Boys All-State basketball team was selected and released by The West Virginia Sports Writers Association, and a pair of senior Boone County players earned recognition.

As the days of the coronavirus, necessitated social distancing and stay-at-home orders continue, the remainder of the prep sports schedule is further jeopardized. The resumption of basketball tournaments in both boys and girls seems doubtful at this point with spring sports also in question.

CHARLESTON — The Class A Girls All-State Basketball Team was selected and released by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association last week.

The 2019-20 West Virginia University men’s basketball team had its fair share of youth and inexperience to overcome, and despite some rough stretches at times, there was plenty on display to make fans optimistic about the state of the program in the immediate future.

HUNTINGTON — Former Marshall University football star Neville Hewitt re-signed with the New York Jets on Friday, the New York Post reported.

BOONE COUNTY — The Coal Valley News has released the 2018-19 All-County Basketball Teams and named award winners for Coaches of the Year and Players of the Year.

HUNTINGTON - Even though the season was cut short for Marshall's softball program, that doesn't diminish the impressive numbers the Herd put up during its 2020 campaign.

HUNTINGTON - Conference USA announced on Thursday evening that it has canceled all spring practices for member institutions, effective immediately.

HUNTINGTON - On Wednesday evening, the Big Green Scholarship Foundation announced the postponement of several future events, including the Big Green Endowment Dinner featuring speaker Bobby Bowden, as the coronavirus shutdown leaves planning uncertain.

WILLIAMSTOWN — Xavier Caruthers netted 17 points to lead Williamstown to a 74-50 win over visiting Van in a Class A Region 4 co-final game.

MADISON — Zach Jackson will make the trek to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to perform for U.S. Junior Olympic Team coaches in April after he qualified for the air rifle portion.

HUNTINGTON - Selection Sunday is one of the most anticipated days of the year for sports fans. However, the only item revealed on Sunday was an NCAA release by Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt stating that brackets for the 2020 tournament would not come.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Marshall’s men’s basketball team jumped out to a 19-point lead and had to hold off a furious rally from UTSA during an 82-77 win over the Roadrunners at the Convocation Center in San Antonio on Saturday.

HURRICANE, W.Va. — It was apparent that Van’s boys basketball team has a motor and it was revving at high RPMs in the fourth quarter of their 89-74 win over Tolsia at Hurricane High School on Tuesday night.

The Van Lady Bulldogs (16-5) won their Feb. 21 game against the 12-11 Greenbrier West Lady Cavaliers. Incorrect information was printed in the Wednesday, March 4, edition of the Coal Valley News. The Lady Bulldogs moved on in the 2020 A Girls Sectional Tournament — A Region IV Section 2 to p…

HURRICANE — The No. 1 seed Tug Valley Panthers took care of business in the Region IV Section II championship game at Hurricane High School on Friday night as they jumped ahead to a big lead over No. 6 seed Van and held on for the 65-56 win.

HUNTINGTON — Marshall’s baseball team got strong outings from the two starting pitchers tabbed to help the Thundering Herd reverse the fortunes of the young baseball season with winless Akron in town for two days of doubleheaders.

HURRICANE — Buffalo High used a late-game push to edge Sherman in Class A Region 4 Section 2 play, 60-58 at Hurricane High School.

CHAPMANVILLE — Scott High School boys basketball coach Shawn Ballard wasn’t surprised when the Lincoln County Panthers mixed up their defenses and took an early lead over his Skyhawks in sectional action Saturday night at Chapmanville Regional High School.

HURRICANE — For the second straight season, Van advanced in Class A Region 4 Section 2 action with a win over St. Joseph Central on Saturday, 64-61.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Chapmanville resident and Boone County native Sammy Sebok was inducted into the Natural Athlete Strength Association (NASA) Hall of Fame in recognition for his career in powerlifting on Feb. 22 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

HURRICANE, W.Va. — It was apparent that Van’s boys basketball team has a motor and it was revving at high RPMs in the fourth quarter of their 89-74 win over Tolsia at Hurricane High School on Tuesday night.

CHAPMANVILLE – Scott High School boys basketball coach Shawn Ballard wasn’t surprised when the Lincoln County Panthers mixed up their defenses and took an early lead over his Skyhawks in sectional action Saturday night at Chapmanville Regional High School.

HURRICANE – For the second straight season, Van advanced in Class A Region 4 Section 2 action with a win over St. Joseph Central on Saturday, 64-61.

HUNTINGTON — Marshall women’s basketball team found itself in a big first-half hole it couldn’t climb out of as it fell to Old Dominion 64-54 on Saturday in a Conference USA game at the Cam Henderson Center.

WEST MADISON — Scott High school’s boys basketball team honored seniors on Friday night and recognized Jon Jon Hamilton as the school’s all-time leading scorer as the Skyhawks came on strong in the second half to beat Nitro at the Hawks Nest, 89-85.