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Paden City Great Remembered

When the phone rings at the office, we all seem to hold our breath wondering who is this one for? There has been a barrage of bad news lately, the calls range from, are schools still closed? Is there going to be a winter sports season? Will we have basketball this year? Did you hear about this ...

WVU Defeats Army in 62nd Annual Liberty Bowl, 24-21

December 31, 2020, the West Virginia Mountaineers beat the Army Black Knights in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl played in Memphis, TN. Coach Neal Brown’s Mountaineers used a strong defense and a quarterback change in second half to come from behind for the 24-21 victory. Army averaging 282 ...

“The Press Box” for 12/30

No school, no play! That is the rule from state educators and the WVSSAC. With the state map dictating who can have school and who can’t, it also controls the state sports scene. Right across the River on the Ohio side, schools have been open a few days per week, allowing basketball season to ...

“The Press Box” for December 23

Practice. The word often induces fits of whining, tears and tantrums from grade school students when parents schedule practice time for things like piano and reading. I don’t have any musical talent, so my parents never made me play an instrument, but I do remember my folks making me practice ...

Tyler Youth Teams Find Success While During 2020 Season

COVID-19 has placed many restrictions on our lives, and the Tycon Knights Youth League was no different. Since the beginning of the season, there have been changes in guidelines and stricter restrictions place on the leagues regarding practices and play. Although the season was much different, ...

Press Box for 12/9

When I was a kid growing up in Sistersville there were many things we could find to do on a daily basis. Some of them were good and some of them led to trouble. It seems the trouble was the fastest spreading news on the planet. I can remember many times after making a wrong choice my parents ...

Area Players Among Mid-Ohio Valley Leaders in Final Football Stats

2020 MID-OHIO VALLEY FOOTBALL LEADERS SCORING Name, school TD FG 2 1 PTS:David Throckmorton, Tyler 7 0 0 46; Joey Baker, P. City 5 0 1 0 32; Caleb Strode, Tyler 3 0 2 0 22; Case Landis, Tyler 3 0 0 0 18; Trenton Huffman, Tyler 2 0 2 0 16; Zane Yeater, P. City 2 0 2 0 16; Ty Walton, Tyler 2 ...

Weber and Winters Head Up All-County Volleyball Team

The Wetzel Chronicle and Tyler Star News All-County Volleyball Team as selected by the staff at both papers includes a trio of first team All-State players and several other award winners. Heading up the first unit are Captains Mady Winters and Hope Weber. Winters is a three year letter winner ...

Press Box for December 2

With the West Virginia Super Six now cancelled, and the coronavirus spreading throughout the state, it seems winter sports may be completely wiped out. While there is still a glimmer of hope that schools will start back up, and basketball season will get underway, we have to turn our attention ...

Wetzel County Lands Three on All-State Team

During a season cut short by the coronavirus, possibly the top two teams in Class A were setting on the sideline as the state volleyball tournament got underway in Charleston. Magnolia and Paden City were denied the opportunity to participate as the schools went into the red on the WVDE map. ...