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The Press Box For July 1

Every school has one; every community has one, and just about every team has one! It's that devoted sports fan whose most important function in life is the success of his team. He lives and dies a devoted fan, and nothing can change that. Take away his school or his team, and you take away his ...

TCHS Athletes Start Conditioning

As things slowly seem to move toward a sense of normalcy, Summer and Fall athletes have been biting the bullet to return to the sports they love. The SSAC recently released guidelines for school sports teams to follow, allowing them to get a taste of the sports they so adore. Tyler ...

The Press Box For June 24

If what I've witnessed in the past few weeks is any indication of things to come, there is no intelligent reason to delay sports any longer. At least at the high school and youth league levels.With protests all over the country, and thousands of people crowding the streets together. With ...

Tyler Consolidated To Host Tusculum University Volleyball Camps

Tyler Consolidated High School Volleyball will once again be hosting its annual camp, which features coaches from Tusculum University. This camp is for students entering grades 5 through 8 in 2020-21, and will begin on Wednesday, July 29 and last through Saturday, August 1 at the Tyler ...

The Press Box For June 17

Basketball courts and little league fields around the area were filled with kids this past week for the first time in three months. Tennis courts were busy and kids were on the playground equipment, soccer balls were being kicked and kids were back in the school yards conditioning and training. ...

Remembering Marty Healy

When Hall of Fame Coach Henry Healy took over at Paden City, in the late 1950's, son Marty was just a toddler following behind and hanging out with some of the Wildcats finest athletes. Where ever Coach was you would normally find Marty hanging on his coat tail. As a result he picked up a lot ...

The Press Box For June 10

Little League and School related summer sports are back in action. Work is in progress at many of the area little league and T-Ball fields as restrictions have been relaxed to allow summer activities to begin for area youth.It's been a long standing tradition to see kids in theit uniforms ...

Paden City Was Primed for Spring Success

PADEN CITY - Be it baseball, softball or boys' and girls' track, was primed for athletic success this spring. A promising season primed for four-fold athletic winning was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.The door was slammed shut when Gov. Jim Justice ordered West Virginia schools remain ...

Dynamic Players Set to Lead Silver Knights Teams

KIDWELL - Fifteen Tyler Consolidated seniors from the diamond to the smaller diamond and from the track to the field were prepared to suit up one more time as representatives of the Silver Knights in the final sports season of the 2019-20 school year.According to every leader, all athletes ...

The Press Box For June 3

There is a good chance we'll be seeing kids back on the athletic fields and in the gymnasiums soon. The WVSSAC guidelines guidlines this past week spelling out guidelines for county school systems to follow as they prepare to re-start school based summer athletics.Working together with the ...