Wildcats Crash The Moorefield Party

The Yellow Jackets shook off a chilly start to take an early advantage riding the student section hype on senior night before Pendleton County hushed the crowd with a rally and staved off a late comeback to crash the ceremony with a 56-48 victory in Moorefield on Friday. “They hit[Read More…]

Moorefield Slays Dragons, But Judged By Hawks On Mat

Moorefield Wrestling landed in Front Royal slaying the William Monroe Dragons 42-27 before being sentenced by the John Handley Judges 55-12 and taloned by the Skyline Hawks 72-11 at Skyline High on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets garnered five pins in the victory against William Monroe to start the quad match[Read More…]

Patriots Ward Off Moorefield Defense To Escape Hive

The Yellow Jackets defensive strategy was working, but rebounding and turnovers erased the efforts and the first half lead disappeared in the second half as Class AAA Washington rallied in the final period for a 37-33 victory in Moorefield on Tuesday. “That was a good defensive effort to hold Washington[Read More…]

Cougars Chase Panthers Away In Doubleheader

The Panthers invaded the Den and were chased away by the Cougars twice in a doubleheader as East Hardy Girls Basketball stymied the attack with a 58-27 victory and East Hardy Boys Basketball ousted Harman with an 85-35 nightcap win in Baker on Monday. The Lady Cougars had a close[Read More…]

Smashing Success One Milestone At A Time

The one thing that matters the most to a wrestler is having one’s hand raised by the referee to signify a victory and the accompanied sportsmanship speaks volumes to the sport. Referees were very busy raising hands on four mats as grapplers battled for milestones as 14 teams including Moorefield[Read More…]

Vikings Pillage Moorefield

Petersburg went on a 13-0 run in the third period and withstood a flurry of 3-pointers in the final minutes by the Yellow Jackets to secure a 56-43 victory in Moorefield on Wednesday. “I’ll take a big win like that. The start of the second quarter was a huge point,[Read More…]

Lady Rams Shake Hive

Maryland’s top ranked Southern Garrett stirred the Hive and struggled to fight off the pesky Yellow Jackettes defense during a 43-30 victory over Moorefield on Tuesday. It took nearly six minutes for the Lady Rams to build an 8-0 lead and only a 12-5 score at the end of the[Read More…]

Rams Ransacked The Hive

Moorefield held the lead for a mere seven seconds the entire game, while the Rams ransacked the Hive for a 59-34 victory on Saturday. This was in stark comparison to the 54-50 win Strasburg made back home in Virginia against the Yellow Jackets during the second game of the season.[Read More…]

Petersburg Clips Yellow Jackettes’ Wings

Moorefield buzzed into the George B. Halterman Memorial Court taking a double digit lead in the second period, but the Lady Vikings rallied in the third period to commandeer a 47-43 victory in Petersburg on Thursday. “Offensively, I thought we were rushing ourselves a little bit. We needed to take[Read More…]

St. Marys Preys On Lady Cougars

A thrilling 3-pointer buzzer-beater and a game-high 26 points by Julia Hahn wasn’t enough for the Lady Cougars to pounce over St. Marys as the Lady Blue Devils snatched a 59-42 victory in the second round of the West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament on Monday afternoon in Baker. “Our freshman[Read More…]

East Hardy Left In Fog By Falcons

The Falcons swooped into the Den and left East Hardy in a dense fog, dazed and confused after pouring down 11 3-pointers en route to an 87-60 victory in Baker on Friday. Leading the barrage was Frankfort’s Zack Whitacre with five 3-pointers for a game-high 21 points, followed by Drew[Read More…]

Cougars Roar Diminished By Hampshire

Three strong wins near the end of the match weren’t enough for the Cougars to roar back against Hampshire Wrestling as the Trojans muscled to a 50-17 victory at Sunrise Summit on Thursday night. East Hardy Wrestling observed the initial match from the stands between Hampshire and Mountain Ridge from[Read More…]

East Hardy Traps Tigers In Den

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner East Hardy started out with an 18-0 run and had four players score in double figures to surround and ensnare the Lady Tigers in the Den with a 58-32 victory on Tuesday night. The Lady Cougars were paced by Brooke Miller with a double-double of[Read More…]

Campers Light Fire Against Lady Jackettes

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner The Lady Campers shared stories around the campfire eating honey roasted chicken as Allegany cooked the Hive during a 72-20 victory over the Yellow Jackettes in Moorefield on Tuesday night. Moorefield struggled from the field missing 32 shot attempts and committed 27 turnovers and Allegany[Read More…]

Jackets Dominate Inaugural Battle for the Hammer

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner Moorefield Wrestling crushed the nail with the hammer, staking claim to the inaugural Hardy County Battle for the Hammer trophy defeating East Hardy 54-24 during a trimatch with Keyser JV in the Hive where each team split for a victory and loss last Wednesday. East[Read More…]

Jackets Can’t Find Way Through Lost Creek

By Carl Holcomb Moorefield Examiner South Harrison dropped the Yellow Jackets in Lost Creek with a 48-3 victory last Friday, however Moorefield was still kicking through the adversity. “It is pick your poison. We are so young that we’re dumb. We can tell guys to run in there and hit[Read More…]