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Yellow Jackets continue to mature, down Rams

By Shawn Stinson, Moorefield Examiner MOOREFIELD – When Moorefield and Southern Garrett lined up, it was two teams looking in the mirror.Both rosters featured more sophomores and freshmen than juniors or seniors. But it was a junior who led Moorefield to a 21-7 victory against Southern Garrett at home. Adam[Read More…]

Bowling News

Golden LanesPetersburg, W.Va. ODD COUPLES MIXED LEAGUE08/30/2022TEAM STANDINGS: Strike Force 6 – 2, Country Cars & Trucks 6 – 2, WELD 5 – 3, Vetter’s Guns & Ammo 4 – 4, Terminators 4– 4, Split Happens 4 – 4, Empire Strikes 2 – 6, Lucky Strikes 1 – 7;HIGH GAME[Read More…]

Mountain Lions emerge as top cats clipping Cougars

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner It was a gut wrenching fight among unbeaten felines as the Mountain Lions (3-0) clawed and scraped past the Cougars (2-1) fora 14-13 victory to remain the top cat in the Potomac Valley Conference last Friday in Parsons during the West VirginiaMetroNews Game of the Week.Tucker[Read More…]

East Hardy shift gears surpassing Cee-Bees

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner The Cougars overcame a slow start before revving the engines for a 35-nil halftime lead en route to cruising past Clay-Battelle59-12 on Friday night (September 2) in Baker.“I’m very excited about our momentum. I am pleased, but Clay-Battelle gave us a handful up front. They were[Read More…]

Cougars ruffle Falcons nest despite loss in five sets

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner The Cougars arrived in Short Gap looking to ruffle the Falcons nest, but Frankfort kept it intact with a five-set match victory onThursday night.East Hardy won the first set 25-22, then Frankfort took the second set 25-17. The Cougars responded in the third set 25-16,however, the[Read More…]

Moorefield braves head and pierces Warriors

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner The Yellow Jackets survived the heat on Saturday afternoon (September 3) in a tight battle against Pocahontas County andTyson Arnold made a game saving interception to seal a 36-29 victory in Moorefield.“Our line did their job I have been stressing it all week in practice That[Read More…]

Falcons’ talons slice open Hive

By Carl HolcombMoorefield Examiner Frankfort Volleyball opened its season staving off a rally and shook away some rust as the Falcons’ talons ripped open the Hivein a five-set match victory over the Yellow Jackets on Tuesday in Moorefield: 25-18, 26-28, 25-22, 28-30 and 18-16.Moorefield JV Volleyball won in three sets[Read More…]

The Old Master’s Views

After the Pitt game, I was actually encouraged by what I saw overall, despite the close loss. I saw a team hold up well at the line of scrimmage against a Pitt squad that figures to be very strong in the trenches. I saw a better offense, with a much[Read More…]

Senior Scramble Tournament

Valley View Golf Club Champion (-12):Phil VanceJohn SwickHurley ReedyBen FoutSteve Wilson Runner-up (-11/one hole card-off):Jim BurtonJoe FisherJerry SimmonsDove Turner Third Place (-11/one hole card-off):Mike CosnerJoel StumpMike RyanTerry KesnerJerry CritesPin Winners: 3 Bob Reeves 6 Phil Vance 13 John Crites 15 Larry Eye 17 Delmas See . . . You have[Read More…]

Hardy County Health and Wellness Center Youth Volleyball Teams

E.A. Hawse Coaches:Benjamin ShirkAshley FitzwaterTeam members:Abigail ShirkAddison FitzwaterHarper HuntAnna KoontzKendall LiggetAdalyn ToneyTatum CritesJocalynn GeorgeMakenna BothwellLelia Brafford Hardy County Health & Wellness CenterCoaches:Morgan SeeSydney HardyTeam members:Darah SeeChole SitesSummer HeavnerRebecca MillerMadelynn VetterAllison OursSuttor FunkNorah WilliamsLucca DeanAlana Feiyley Pendleton Community BankCoaches:Stephanie VanMeterJessica MarkwoodTeam members:Alyssa VanMeterArapaho PenningtonBella LinvilleAlly LandesKylan MarkwoodKennedy StrawdermanNaomi MarkwoodGracelynn TurnerLaila RedmanCapon[Read More…]

Reading, math scores fell sharply during pandemic, data show

By Collin Binkley, AP Education Writer Math and reading scores for America’s 9-year-olds fell dramatically during the first two years of the pandemic, according to a new federal study — offering an early glimpse of the sheer magnitude of the learning setbacks dealt to the nation’s children. Reading scores saw[Read More…]

At the Library

Memorial/Honor Donations (August 2022)Donation given in memory of Judith Welton Feinberg by the Feinberg Family Trust.Donation given in honor/memory of those who attended Burch School (Hardy County, WV) by the Burch School Alumni. New Fiction“Fairy Tale” by Stephen King (Reg. Print, Audiobook) – When a 17-year-old boy inherits the keys[Read More…]

Boy Scouts Reintroduce Scout Show with a Twist

Potomac District Scouts Host Bike Hike and Scout Show at Canal Place Cub Scouts, Scouts BSA, and adult leaders from the Potomac District will be holding a Bike Hike and Scout Show at Canal Place on Saturday, August 20, 2022. The event is designed to highlight the opportunities to participate[Read More…]

Capito, Manchin announce more than $10 million in ARC grants

U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), both members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced multiple grants totaling $10,138,940 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). “The grants announced today reflect our commitment to investing in[Read More…]

Examiner Says

Heritage Weekend Seventy-five years ago (1947) the Examiner had a story on the front page about an aged turtle whose tummy was carved with the initials of four generations of the Grover Evans family. The oldest date was 1853 when John Evans carved his initials. This was followed by Peter[Read More…]

Lawyer explains Commission’s role in See, McCausley cases

By Hannah Heishman, Moorefield Examiner Attorney Wendy Greve explained, in detail, the County Commission’s authority related to other elected officials and their offices. Greve, from Charleston firm Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe, PLLC, appeared by request of the Commission at their regular meeting Sept. 6, 2022. County Prosecuting Attorney[Read More…]

County Clerk voted W.Va. Clerk of the Year

Gregory Ely, Hardy County Clerk, was voted West Virginia County Clerk of the Year at the June 2022 West Virginia County Clerks Association meeting and is the recipient of the Danny Cline Memorial Distinguished Service Award for 2022. This award is given annually by Casto & Harris, Inc. to the[Read More…]

Moorefield Town Council approves pay raises

By Shawn Stinson, Moorefield Examiner MOOREFIELD – Two requests to enter an executive session highlighted the latest Moorefield Town Council meeting. All seven of the members of the council were present at the Sept. 6 meeting in the Council Room of Inskeep Hall. The initial request for the council members[Read More…]