Sports

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…]

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…]

Hardy County Little League Teams Cancel Seasons

Excerpt from Moorefield Little League Announcement Moorefield Little League Board would like to thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, parents and players for your patience and support during this uncertain time. It is with heavy hearts that we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Moorefield Little League[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…]

Robinson Honored As McMurran Scholar

Shepherd University junior and East Hardy High School alum Ricky Robinson was one of four student-athletes and 46 overall students from a baker’s dozen majors to be selected as McMurran Scholars which is the most prestigious honor society at the institution as a virtual ceremony was held due to the[Read More…]

Bee Teamwork Yields Honey

The Yellow Jackets buzz around the field working together for victories, but Moorefield Softball assistant coach Jeremy Simmons has his own team of honey bees executing teamwork to build hives on the farm as his hobby as a beekeeper has been buzzing with activity for the past dozen years. “Honey[Read More…]

Hardy County Duo Placed On All-Decade Team

Moorefield’s Schoonover and East Hardy’s Tharp Honored By Coalfields & Company U.S. Army specialist and Moorefield alum Wil Schoonover and Bridgewater College sophomore and East Hardy alum Brett Tharp were the two Hardy County Gridiron stars selected to the Coalfields & Company 2010’s West Virginia Class A All-Decade Team this[Read More…]

Blizzard Covers Air Waves

A squirrel dashed across the East Hardy Football field during a playoff game and eventually scored a touchdown with Hardy County’s own radio broadcaster Sam Blizzard making the play-by-play. This was one of the most unique broadcasting moments for Sam Blizzard during his career behind the microphone having called over[Read More…]

Voice of the Cougars Meets Call of the Wild

The Voice of the Cougars, Joey Strosnider, is also known for his predator hunting searching for coyotes making a true call of the wild among the farms and hills of Hardy County. East Hardy alum Joey Strosnider poses with his daughter Madison after she successfully harvested her first coyote from[Read More…]

COVID-19 Related Season Suspensions Affect Student Athletes

After weeks of anxiety and anticipation, the COVID-19 pandemic has invaded West Virginia causing the closures of schools through April 30 which also meant the suspension of the sports seasons bringing a plethora of reactions from Hardy County student-athletes with softball seniors from Moorefield and East Hardy stepping up to[Read More…]

Van Meter Recognized as Perfect Game All-American

Moorefield High School Baseball junior pitcher Isaac Van Meter was selected to the 2020 Rawlings-Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All-American High Honorable Mention Team. Van Meter was one of the high honorable mention selections as an underclassman for the Atlantic Region which includes Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and[Read More…]

Photo Courtesy of Wolfe Racing

Wolfe Howls Among The Elite Pack of Racers

If a fan blinks, there is a chance to miss the lightning speed of Wolfe Racing’s Camaro in one of the National Hot Rod Association Pro Modified series events as the parachute zips open ending the five seconds of horsepower driven excitement on a quarter mile track. “I don’t have[Read More…]

Moorefield Baseball Preview

As of press time, high school springs sports events and practices had been postponed until April 10. That announcement came as the finishing touches were being put on the Spring Sports preview. We have decided publish these previews in order to highlight Hardy County’s high school athletes, should no opportunity[Read More…]

East Hardy Baseball Preview

As of press time, high school springs sports events and practices had been postponed until April 10. That announcement came as the finishing touches were being put on the Spring Sports preview. We have decided publish these previews in order to highlight Hardy County’s high school athletes, should no opportunity[Read More…]