Coal Valley News- RSS SPORTS Feed Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:58:48 EST 1800 Outdoor Christmas spirit prevailed year-round What a year it's been for the local Coalfields. Despite a struggling economy, volunteers rolled up their sleeves nevertheless, doubling down on efforts to provide for our youth and others in one way or another. And it wasn't just around... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:56:05 EST WV Class A All-State Football Team 1st Team: Offense — QB – Jesse Padlow, Bishop Donahue, sr.; RB – Jeremy Pratt, St. Marys, sr. (Captain); RB – Santino Cava, Notre Dame, sr.; RB – Jordan Tucker, Buffalo, sr.; OL – D.J. Kerns, Williamstown, sr.; OL... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 13:08:14 EST Wildlife word games I saw this nifty wildlife art print at a West Virginia Highlands frame shop. It was that of a songbird, the killdeer, by a well-known wildlife artist. Not sure as to whether it was the good price or the quality of the art, I asked the store owner to... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:42:06 EST 2014 Cardinal Conference Football All-Conference team announced CHARLESTON — The 2014 Cardinal Conference Football All-Conference was announced after its fall meeting in Charleston.First Team Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:41:04 EST Concurrent black bear hunting opportunities during deer season SOUTH CHARLESTON - Deer hunters are reminded that a concurrent bear season without dogs will occur from Nov. 24 through Dec. 6, 2014, in all or parts of 28 counties, according to Colin Carpenter, Black Bear Project Leader for the West Virginia... Tue, 2 Dec 2014 12:16:07 EST Gun deer season closeout tales One only gets so many deer seasons on this here earth. Most of us have been blessed with possibly more than we deserve. I think back on my dad's WWII Great Generation, the conflicts thereafter and the hundreds of thousands that gave the... Tue, 2 Dec 2014 12:16:02 EST Buck season continues through Saturday There was some success the first day of buck firearm season in West Virginia, although many hunters reported having a disappointing day due to warm and windy weather conditions. Tue, 2 Dec 2014 12:15:08 EST More death defying buck battles With the rut or deer mating season upon us, the usual road kill forecasts are ringing true. And, some gruesome new buck battles are coming to light. These of course are per all those raging seasonal sex hormones. We're accustomed to the road... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:08:02 EST ‘Wheelin’ Sportsmen’ hunt hugely successful The Logan Area Chapter (LAC) of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) hosted its first ever Wheelin' Sportsmen event near Sharples, WV. The event was sponsored by Mingo Logan Coal Company (MLCC) and held at its reclaimed coal mine... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:07:09 EST 2014 West Virginia deer gun season fact sheet •The West Virginia buck firearms season is Nov. 24 – Dec. 6, 2014. It is open in all counties except Logan, Mingo, McDowell and Wyoming. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:07:06 EST Deer camp tradition spans generations One way or another, this West Virginia family group from the Coalfields has been heading up to deer camp continuously since 1961. When the roads weren't so good, they camped out at just about every pull-off spot along Kennison Mountain for a... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:31:03 EST Cardinal Conference announces ‘All-Conference’ teams The 2014 Cardinal Conference announced several “All-Conference” teams last week. The Cardinal Conference is made up of WVSSAC Class AA high schools throughout Southern West Virginia including Chapmanville, Herbert Hoover, Mingo Central,... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:29:02 EST 2014 meet the Skyhawks night set MADISON – To celebrate the start of another boys and girls high school basketball season, Scott High School will host “Black & Gold Basketball – Meet the Skyhawks Night” in the Hawks Nest located on the campus of Scott High... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:19:02 EST Madison’s Ballard wins ‘farewell fight’ at Logan Toughman Perry Ballard didn't let a torn bicept in his left arm stop him from winning his “farewell fight” recently at the 27th-annual Coal Area Toughman contest at Logan High School's Willie Akers Arena. Tue, 9 Dec 2014 12:43:04 EST Videos: 2014 Logan Toughman Boxing Austin Marcum vs. Jason Keen pro fight The 27th-annual Coal Area Toughman event was held at Logan High School's Willie Akers Arena on Fri., Nov. 14, and Sat., Nov. 15. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:32:05 EST Scott loses heart-breaker in 2 OTs SUMMERSVILLE — Despite turning over the opening kick-off with a fumble, the Scott Skyhawks boys' football team rallied behind a strong defense to take its Class AA first round playoff game against Nicholas County into double overtime and... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:51:03 EST Logan Toughman could be the biggest ever Toughman boxing promoter Jerry Thomas is hoping this is the biggest event ever at Logan. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:33:04 EST Scott to play Nicholas County Four Cardinal Conference teams made it to the playoff field.In addition to Mingo Central and Sissonville, No. 10 Scott opens the playoffs on Friday at No. 7 Nicholas County in a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:31:03 EST Van beats Man, 14-12 VAN — All is not lost for the Man High School football team.The Hillbillies were surprised by Van on Friday night as the homestanding Bulldogs upset Man 14-12 at the Van High School football field. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:24:05 EST Scott routs Logan in finale, 60-34 MADISON — The Scott High School football team desperately needed a win on Friday night in order to advance to the Class AA playoffs.The Logan Wildcats, on the other hand, were playing for pride. Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:23:03 EST