Author: Carl Holcomb

Jackets Buzz Over the Raven For PVC Golf Championship

The Yellow Jackets commandeered the Potomac Valley Conference Golf Championship at the Raven Golf Course at Snowshoe Resort last Tuesday with a title card of 365 to defeat Pendleton County at 409 and Petersburg at 465 with four other schools sending individual representatives including Tucker County, Tygarts Valley, Union and[Read More…]

Jackets Swarm And Inundate Tucker County

The Yellow Jackets swarmed over the mountain range into Parsons inundating the Mountain Lions in the Den with a 44-0 lead during the second quarter en route to a 44-28 victory on Friday night. Moorefield came out buzzing with energy rebounding from last week’s rivalry loss to the Cougars storming[Read More…]

Moorefield Sweeps Viking Remnants Out of the Hive

Moorefield Volleyball swept the Vikings remnants out of the Hive after defeating Class AA Petersburg in straight sets to claim the second consecutive win to commence the year this past Tuesday: 25-12, 25-16 and 25-20. “There was a lot of progression from Keyser to today and we like that. To[Read More…]

Wildcats Slide Past Cougars in Tiebreaker

Pendleton County Volleyball rose to the occasion leaping over Cougars to defend the Franklin Den denying East Hardy in their season opener on the road by snatching the fifth set tiebreaker by four points for the match victory in a crazy cat fight on Thursday night: PC 25-23, EH 25-18,[Read More…]

East Hardy Cougars Volleyball Now Serving Victories

East Hardy Volleyball has been diligently preparing for the upcoming season meeting all the requirements of the pandemic regulations including masks during play in practice with each challenge accepted and conquered en route to making a return trip to Charleston for the state tournament this year with a simple goal[Read More…]

Annual Rodeo Draws a Herd

A herd of animals and people flocked into the annual Southern Extreme Bull Riders Association Bulls & Barrels Rodeo at the Teets Farm in Lost River on August 30 to enjoy amazing enjoy amazing rides and festivities.{private] The bull riding champion was Brandon Chambers from Gates, N.C. and the barrel[Read More…]

Tamiru Kicking and Thriving for MHS

By Carl Holcomb“I love Moorefield. The people here made me part of their family. I love them and they love me,” Moorefield High School Football rising senior kicker Atikilt Tamiru remarked. Tamiru moved here from Africa before his freshman season and has become a beloved member of the close knit[Read More…]

Something’s a Bruin in Virginia

The Broadway Bruins escaped the cellar of the Rockingham County Baseball League standings in recent years erasing the futility with a remarkable crew to create history by claiming their first regular season pennant since 1931 this summer and are now on the cusp of obtaining the championship in a deja[Read More…]

Big Opening for Big Blue

“It’s been a long time coming and it is finally here,” Big Blue Wardensville Chairman Steve Shook remarked about the grand opening. The vision to have a center for area youth was conceptualized over two years ago and finally came to fruition with faith and dedication as the Big Blue[Read More…]

Bruins Shred Blue Sox In Doubleheader

There was a rumbling in Harrisonburg as Broadway Bruins roared and shredded the Elkton Blue Sox at James Madison University’s Eagle Field during a doubleheader by the scores of 11-3 and 3-nil (five innings – lightning shortened game) last Saturday with Mountain State players making the difference. Hedgesville graduate and[Read More…]

Country Roads Singing Off Broadway To Montezuma

Riding the country roads from Broadway to Montezuma was commonplace for players from the Mountain State along for the journey as the Bruins devoured the Braves 6-1 in Rockingham County Baseball League action last Wednesday. Local directions from an ice cream shop in Dayton informed folks to turn right at[Read More…]

Hardy County Youth Get to Play Ball

Baseball and softball games are back on the diamond with an abundance of joy exuding from the players and coaches to finally be at the ballpark along with fans. The uniforms were getting dirty fast as players were sliding into the bases and making diving saves on the return to[Read More…]

Hardy County Schools Bestow Special Awards To Student-Athletes

The most prestigious awards for the student-athletes at Moorefield and East Hardy High Schools were carefully selected after much deliberation recognizing the amazing achievements of those individuals providing leadership and utmost character amongst the teams. The swarm of votes came in as the Yellow Jackets gathered at the Hive giving[Read More…]

Hill Rolls Into Retirement

Creating the final schedule of his tenure penciling in retirement, Moorefield High School Athletic Director Dennis Hill leaves behind a legacy working with student-athletes dating back to 1979. “Athletics is just an extension of the classroom,” Moorefield Athletic Director Dennis Hill stated. “Seeing athletes develop, grow and experience success. Not[Read More…]

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