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Yellow Jackets Hop Puddles To Tie Berkeley Springs

Rain during the afternoon created puddles on the tennis courts, but the Yellow Jackets brushed off the water with their wings and jumped up to hit the ball for a tie against Berkeley Springs on Tuesday. Moorefield Girls Tennis edged the Lady Indians 4-3, while the Berkeley Springs Boys Tennis[Read More…]

Lady Jackets Swarm Past Southern Garrett

The Lady Jackets scored 13 runs in the second inning to defend the Hive during a 14-1 three-inning rout of Southern Garrett at Sager Field on Monday afternoon. “We hit the ball extremely well today, that’s all I have to say,” Moorefield Softball Coach Tammie Ayers remarked. Moorefield starting pitcher[Read More…]

Moorefield Tennis Dominates Vikings and Trojans

The Yellow Jackets served up victories against Class AA Petersburg and Class AAA Hampshire last week. In Petersburg, Moorefield Girls has a complete sweep led by top seed Nautica Crosco with an 8-nil win against Calei Reel. Moorefield No. 2 Cara Jo Long defeated Petersburg’s Hailey Jenkins 8-1, Moorefield No.[Read More…]

Lady Jackets Split Against Washington

Moorefield lost the first game of the doubleheader against the Patriots 10-2 in chilly conditions, then got the bats warmed up for a 9-5 victory with a game winning grand slam by Alyssa Vetter on Saturday at Sager Field. “We hit the ball much better in the second game. Coach[Read More…]

Falcons Drum Up Victories In Baker

Central Softball and Baseball marched to the beat of a different drum resonating in Baker as the Lady Falcons narrowly tapped past East Hardy 5-4, while simultaneously down the hillside the Falcons rolled to a crescendo in a 12-0 shutout over the Cougars in season openers last Monday. “I was[Read More…]

Moorefield Slams Rams In Season Opener

Embracing the cold, Moorefield shattered the ice with consistent heat at the plate generating a grand slam by Jake Ours and solo shot by Garett Haggerty to scorch the Rams 12-9 in Strasburg last Friday. “It was great to see our pitchers did a fantastic job, they only walked to[Read More…]

Lady Jackets Topple Strasburg In Opener

The Lady Jackets swarmed to a 7-nil advantage and withstood a grand slam retaliation, while fending off Strasburg for a 10-5 victory in the season opener at the Moorefield Town Park on Thursday. “I was very impressed with our hitting this evening and I told them at the end of[Read More…]

Work Hammock

By Sam Reyes I once dreamed the unimaginable. Or is it dreamt? My notepad doesn’t give you green, squiggly “oopsie lines” afforded by the more tech-savvy computer types. I digress. My dream was a fight that many labor advocates had taken up, but few had ever leveraged it to the[Read More…]

Van Meter Earns State Wrestling Bronze Medal

“The first period is won by the best technician. The second period is won by the kid in the best shape. The third period is won by the kid with the biggest heart.” Dan Gable, U.S. Olympic Wrestler There were 60 variations of decisions made in just the three weight[Read More…]

Moorefield Swats Lady Cougars Out Of Playoffs

There was a rumble in the Hive as the Yellow Jackettes battered East Hardy in the paint with 17 blocks to preserve a 46-39 victory in the Class A Region II Section 2 Girls Basketball semifinals in Moorefield on Thursday. “I’m proud of all my girls, the ones on the[Read More…]

East Hardy Couldn’t Thwart Indians Attack

The Cougars roamed the woods keeping the trails clear before Class AA Berkeley Springs inundated the Den with a barrage of attacks in the second half enabling the Indians to depart Baker in a wake of debris with an 87-54 victory on East Hardy’s senior night on Wednesday. East Hardy[Read More…]

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…]