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The Press Box for February 26

March is in the air, so WV state high school basketball tournament play begins. On Saturday, February 22, Tyler Consolidated and Paden City got underway in sectional play as the number 5 seed Wildcats paid a visit to the Number 4 seed Knights gym.Nothing compares to state high school basketball ...

Silver Knights Fall to Doddridge

The Silver Knights had high hopes on senior night Monday, February 18, but the hopes were soon dashed as the visitors from Doddridge County started fast and never let up on their way to a 57-30 romp over the home town girls.The Knights struggled coming out of the blocks and put up just 12 first ...

Rockets Edge Wildcats in Bowerston

The Wildcats looked to have their third win of the seasonwrapped up on Tuesday night, February 18, at Conotton Valley high school , but like Yogi Berra once said "It ain't over till it's over." The Cats went into the halftime on the short end of a 33-29 score, but came out in the third quarter ...

Paden City Falls to Calhoun County

Paden City traveled to Calhoun County on Thursday night, February 15, to take on the Cougars in a boys high school basketball game. The Cats were riding a two game win streak and looking to get another, but Calhoun quickly established the tempo and opened up a 15-7 first quarter lead to boost ...

Knights’ Strode Earns Honor

The Tyler Star News Athletes of the Week for February 19, 2020, is Silver Knights boys basketball player Caleb Strode. Just a sophomore Strode is playing good basketball for a Silver Knights team that has struggled this season. He is not always the highest scorer or has the most rebounds, but ...

The Press Box for February 19

Wanted - Youth Sports Referee: To oversee games involving emotionally charged athletes, parents, and coaches. To figure out what occurred amidst hundreds of instances involving fast moving athletes and high-speed balls. To oversee athletes. To be responsible for athlete safety, while, coaches, ...

Lady Wildcats Fall to Bulldogs

Paden City played in the Championship of the West Virginia Hometwon Invitational basketball tournament on Saturday night, at Clay Battelle high school against Van High School.The Wildcats came in second on the night despite playing tough fight against the favorites. The Cats who have been ...

Tyler Boys Fall to Ravenswood, Ritchie

Tyler Consolidated made the trip south to Ravenswood on Thursday night, February 13, for a makeup game with the Red Devils in hopes of picking up their fourth win on the season. Ravenswood however, led from start to finish and sent the Knights home with their 16th loss on the season against ...

Rucker Headed to WVU

Following ones dreams is often the hardest thing in life to do. Many fail big time when it comes to doing what they love best. No matter what happens you can never realize your dreams if you don't try. That is how Mark Rucker of Tyler Consolidated feels about his recent decision to turn down a ...

Wildcats Claw ’Dogs For Victory

It took an extra session effort, but the Wildcats did what it needed on Monday night, Febreuary 3, on their home floor to overcome the Bridgeport Bulldogs and get the OVAC playoff win 47-45 for their second straight win and improve their record to 6-11.Paden City went ahead early and led 8-2 ...