Coal Valley News- RSS SPORTS Feed http://coalvalleynews.com/section/SPORTS http://coalvalleynews.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:10:59 EST 1800 Ron’s Ramblings http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50714580/Rons-Ramblings All right. I'm not perfect. Well, not quite. But anyway …. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:26:08 EST Early gun bear season southern style http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50714698/Early-gun-bear-season-southern-style Black bear populations are at modern record highs in West Virginia. And that may be an understatement. Hint, hint…hunters are needed. Many counties are at above population objective levels and in turn several of those are in the very backyard... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:24:03 EST Van falls to 0-4 in loss to Frontier http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50714649/Van-falls-to-0-4-in-loss-to-Frontier VAN – As the sun set slowly in the west on a coolish September evening at Van, the hopes of playoff contention for the high school's beloved Bulldogs was sinking as well. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:58:07 EST Hawks now 4-0 with road victory http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50714588/Hawks-now-4-0-with-road-victory SISSONVILLE – If there was any doubt the old Scott smash-mouth football has returned, that should have been laid to rest Friday at Sissonville. Before a homecoming crowd, the Skyhawks dominated offensively and defensively in a 21-7 victory over... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:57:08 EST Sherman falls to Gilmer County http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50714586/Sherman-falls-to-Gilmer-County GLENVILLE – The Sherman High School Tide continued their voyage through rough seas this season as they fell, 53-27, to Gilmer County High Friday evening at Glenville. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:56:06 EST Sherman falls to undefeated Valley http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50634302/Sherman-falls-to-undefeated-Valley SETH — It was a near-miss Friday evening as the Sherman Tide nearly came off with a win over visiting Valley (Fayette). In the end, the Tide fell just short, 32-28, over the undefeated Greyhounds in a Class A match-up at Seth. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:40:08 EST Scott rolls to 3-0 with win over CRHS http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50634244/Scott-rolls-to-3-0-with-win-over-CRHS MADISON — The annual Corridor G football rivalry game between Scott and Chapmanville Regional High School ended with a thud, Friday, as the Skyhawks dominated their nearby Class AA opponents. When all was said and done, Scott had a 39-14 victory... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:40:06 EST Bulldogs fall to Tug Valley, 28-0 http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50634288/Bulldogs-fall-to-Tug-Valley-28-0 NAUGATUCK – The Van Bulldogs remained winless on the young season Friday evening as they lost to host Tug Valley, 28-0, at Naugatuck.The win left Van struggling at 0-3 while the Panthers are now 2-1. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:39:11 EST Small game hunting and trapping open in W.Va. http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50634254/Small-game-hunting-and-trapping-open-in-W.Va. SOUTH CHARLESTON – The statewide squirrel season opened Saturday, Sept. 13. “Squirrel season is the first of numerous small game seasons and is very popular with many West Virginia sportsmen,” said Curtis I. Taylor, Chief of the... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:36:07 EST Archery for deer maintains its big gun status http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50634327/Archery-for-deer-maintains-its-big-gun-status Archery deer hunting is the unquestionable “big gun” of the southwestern West Virginia coalfields. It started out as a matter of necessity, but has evolved more into one of choice. Reason being, the four counties of Logan, Mingo, Wyoming... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:34:16 EST Ron’s Ramblings http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50634275/Rons-Ramblings In what had to be a major boost for the playoff hopes of Scott High School, the Skyhawks made relatively easy work of Corridor G rival Chapmanville Regional the past Friday at Madison. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:33:14 EST Scott captures Cardinal Conference golf title for third straight year http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50537524/Scott-captures-Cardinal-Conference-golf-title-for-third-straight-year Scott wins the 2014 Cardinal Conference golf tournament at Twisted Gun in Wharncliffe. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:50:14 EST Ron’s Ramblings http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50552859/Rons-Ramblings The Scott Skyhawks and Sherman Tide are both flying high as we go into week three of the 2014 high school football season. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:54:03 EST Scott stays unbeaten with win over Lincoln County http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50552922/Scott-stays-unbeaten-with-win-over-Lincoln-County HAMLIN – A win over a higher division team, no matter how weak that squad may be, is a major factor in the West Virginia high school ranking system. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:56:04 EST Bulldogs drop second straight http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50552871/Bulldogs-drop-second-straight VAN — In a game with lots of penalties, the Fort Frye Cadets made the long trek from Beverly, Ohio to Van the past Friday evening and came away with a 37-0 win over the Van Bulldogs. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:22:04 EST Sherman drops Calhoun County http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50552886/Sherman-drops-Calhoun-County MT. ZION — It didn't take long for Sherman's Tide to erase memories of their season-opening loss Friday evening as they buried host Calhoun County, 45-6. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:15:05 EST Summertime blues http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50552809/Summertime-blues The tail end of summer can make for some blues of a different sort. There are the literal ones that come in the form of flower and fruit blooms. And for the youngsters of course, there are the blues associated with those back to school days. The lady... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:12:07 EST Former Scott booster club president’s grandson playing for Citadel http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50507150/Former-Scott-booster-club-presidents-grandson-playing-for-Citadel Kyle Weaver, # 57, is left guard for The Citadel Bulldogs. He is grandson of Don Weaver, a past President of the Scott Skyhawks Sports Booster Club. Don Weaver, played for Bear Bryant at University of Kentucky when they won the SEC Title and were... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:11:08 EST Skyhawks soccer underway http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50477093/Skyhawks-soccer-underway People from throughout the U.S. found excitement with soccer this summer by way of the 2014 World Cup. For a local high school, the excitement has been present for quite a while. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:12:06 EST Scott gets big win to start season http://coalvalleynews.com/news/sports/50477127/Scott-gets-big-win-to-start-season MADISON – Redemption. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:12:03 EST