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Jackets Sting Forces Overtime, East Hardy Defends Den

The Hardy Boys Hardwood Classic was buzzing in action with 19 lead changes and seven ties including a Moorefield buzzer-beater by Brent Moran to force overtime, then the Cougars survived the whirlwind attack of the Yellow Jackets by defending the Den pouncing to a 63-51 overtime victory on Friday in[Read More…]

East Hardy Retreats Under Lady Vikings Pressure

The Lady Cougars were in stride with Petersburg in the first half, but the Lady Vikings pressure was too much to handle causing a hasty retreat on senior night as Petersburg commandeered a 74-51 victory in Baker on Thursday. East Hardy Girls Basketball recognized seniors Emma Baker, Leanna Basye, Julia[Read More…]

Petersburg Torches Perimeter To Singe Yellow Jackets

The Vikings incinerated the perimeter basket 13 times en route to burning Moorefield for an 81-68 victory in Petersburg on Tuesday night. Petersburg unleashed seven 3-pointers in the opening frame for a 28-10 lead and went into the locker room doubling up on the Yellow Jackets 44-22, but Moorefield didn’t[Read More…]

Hahn Reaches 1,000-Point Milestone

East Hardy senior Julia Hahn surpassed the 1,000th career point milestone in Monday night’s 73-23 loss at Tucker County. “It’s really special, because I didn’t think I’d ever get my 1,000th point. I didn’t really start scoring until last year, so it was kind of a surprise to me,” East[Read More…]

Hardy County Wrestling Earns Seven Region II Medals

Moorefield and East Hardy Wrestling programs have been navigating the map of success one match at a time making progress building young programs into tough challengers yielding seven combined medals at the Region II Wrestling Tournament in Braxton County capped off by the Yellow Jackets claiming one title and sending[Read More…]

East Hardy Fends Off Falcons In Den

The Central Falcons swooped into the Den in Baker and East Hardy Wrestling defended the territory in a 36-35 victory on Tuesday night. This was the second match of the season for the Cougars against Central from Woodstock, Va. and the only home match for the year. A plethora of[Read More…]

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…]

The Whistle Pig

Graphic by Clara Kight   By Mike Mallow (To the Tune of The Circle of Life) From the day we arrive in Pennsylvania, And freezing, wait for the sun. There’s more shadows to see, Will they even been seen? What to do when more Winter comes? There’s far too much[Read More…]

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