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Saturday Morning Briefing 12-3

By Staff | Dec 3, 2016

Middlebourne is gearing up for its annual Christmas parade at 11 a.m. today.

The parade marshal will be Bill Baker, president of the Tyler County Fair Association.

Line-up begins at 10:30 a.m. and the parade starts around 11 a.m. The famous “Whoville” immediately following the parade Santa will be at the fire hall stop by and tell him that your Christmas wishes and and receive some goodies to take home.

For more information about Middlebourne’s parade and “Whobilation” — contact Bobbi Sue George at 304-771-6954 or Linda Kile at 304-771-9024.

TCHS soccer stars grabbed a little ink by being named to the OVAC All-Valley Soccer team.

Quintin Richmond was named Second Team (photo posted) and Luke Daugherty along with Nate Lance were Honorable Mention.

In other local sports news, Valley’s Lumberjills basketball team defeated Paden City — 55-18 — at home last night. Chelsea Baker paced the Wildcats (1-2) with six points.

Mingo Central defeated Fairmont Senior 32-7 in the Class AA State Tournament Championship on Friday. Glad the Mingo boys sent those Polar Bears back to Marion County.

Tonight, St. Marys plays East Hardy at 7 p.m. for the Class A State Tournament Championship at Wheeling Island Stadium. Though Tyler County has no dog in this fight, a St. Marys win would better than an East Hardy win — just saying.