Author: Carl Holcomb

SEASON ENDS for East Hardy Football

Coaches React to Pandemic-CausingSeason Closures and Postponements The severity of COVID-19 has impacted the sports world as the state football playoff teams can continue if they aren’t in the orange or red colors on the metrics map and Governor Jim Justice made the announcement to halt all winter practices and[Read More…]

East Hardy Takes Graceful Bow In Title Loss To Tigers

East Hardy Volleyball showed heart and determination throughout this season finishing as the WVSSAC Class A State Volleyball Tournament runner-up displaying grace in the title match loss to defending champion Wirt County and earning the team sportsmanship award in the process playing in Charleston last Thursday: 25-14, 25, 25-15, 25-8.[Read More…]

Cougars Eliminate Moorefield From Title Shot

East Hardy and Moorefield took its rivalry to the biggest stage competing for the first time against each other at the Class A State Volleyball Tournament, setting for a semifinal bout in Charleston and for the fifth time this season with the Cougars rotating to the victory in straight sets[Read More…]

Hardy County Sets for Full State Representation, Moorefield Spikes Past Cougars for Region II Title

BThe Yellow Jackets have been battled tested going toe-to-toe in back-and-forth bouts with East Hardy all season long culminating in an All-Hardy County re-match in the Class A Region II Volleyball Championship round as Moorefield earned back-to-back titles over the Cougars in West Union with straight sets 25-20, 25-23, 25-21.[Read More…]

Cougars Splash Through Berkeley Springs

The Cougars splashed the volleyball through the defense of Berkeley Springs creating a kaleidoscope of three straight sets forming a match victory in Baker last Tuesday by the scores of 25-16, 25-20, 25-17. “We came out and battled. When you are down a couple of kids, it is always a[Read More…]

Yellow Jackets Cast Net Over Petersburg

Much akin to catching fish, the Yellow Jackets used a net to capture the Vikings during last Monday’s adventure into Petersburg covering the volleyball court with a four-set victory: 26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 25-21. “We came out and got the first two. We got the first two and dropped number three.[Read More…]

Yellow Jackets Are State Golf Runners-Up

Clippings of grass from the tenth hole flew back into the gallery just off the hands of the golfers reminiscent of how the Yellow Jackets flew full force to the fairway en route to obtaining the first state golf championship runner-up trophy in program history last Wednesday in Wheeling. Moorefield[Read More…]

Cougars Preach Defense In Gridiron Sermon

The sermon in Morgantown was about having a strong defense against the Warriors as East Hardy bellowed out a 21-2 victory at Trinity Christian on Sunday afternoon. “Focus. I don’t know if it was the change of the week and playing on a Sunday and the uncertainty of the schedule[Read More…]

East Hardy Freezes Warriors On Dunmore Trail

The Cougars slashed through the frigid temperatures clawing the Warriors for four fumble recoveries and the offense put Pocahontas County on ice with six touchdowns culminating in a 40-7 victory in Dunmore last Friday. “It’s not just about the points, it is what we saw schematically from the Shadyside game[Read More…]

Hampshire Staves Off Cougars Rally

Finding a rhythm at the right moment can create momentum in a match as the Cougars were facing a 23-11 deficit in the opening set before rallying with effective serves to knot it at 23-all, but Hampshire Volleyball did just enough to escape with the win and kept the pressure[Read More…]

East Hardy Swats Yellow Jackets In Hardy County Clash

East Hardy swatted the Yellow Jackets in four sets during the Hardy County Volleyball clash in Baker last Tuesday: 25-20, 22-25, 25-21 and 25-15. Moorefield has been controlling the volleyball supremacy during the past couple of seasons, so the Cougars had to trust the climb back up the trail to[Read More…]