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YesterdayMay 27, 2022

Excitement aplenty for Robert C. Byrd baseball as Eagles soar into state tournament

For the first time in school history, RCB's baseball program will play in a state semifinal next week.

Photo gallery: Logan rebounds to win Class AA Region IV title over Sissonville

LOGAN, W.Va. — Photo gallery from Logan’s Class AA Region IV series victory over Sissonville. The Indians took Game 1, 3-2 on Tuesday. The Wildcats battled back to win Game 2, 10-2 and the series finale 4-1. (Photo gallery courtesy of Boothe Davis/Captured by the Moment Photography)

Photo gallery: Jefferson returns to state tournament with 3-0 win over Martinsburg

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. — Photo gallery from Jefferson’s 3-0 win over Martinsburg in the decisive game of the Class AAA Region II series. The Cougars earned the No. 1 seed in the Class AAA state tournament and they will face No. 4 George Washington Friday, June 3 at 5 p.m. (Photo gallery courtesy of Christopher

ThursdayMay 26, 2022

WVSSAC Class AAA State Baseball Tournament schedule

The large-school semifinal matchups are set for Friday, June 3.

Herbert Hoover wins their fifth consecutive Class AA state title

The Huskies pounded out 17 hits in the decisive game of the tournament.

Mountaineers fall to Kansas State, bow out of Big 12 Tournament

West Virginia suffered an 8-5 loss to Kansas State and now must anxiously await its postseason fate.

Wahama holds off Petersburg to repeat as Class A champion

The White Falcons benefited from 13 strikeouts from standout pitcher Mikie Lieving and hung on to defeat the Vikings, 4-3.

Petersburg slips by St. Marys in extras; Hoover eliminates Oak Glen

The Vikings claimed a 7-6 win in eight innings to reach the championship round. The Huskies took care of the Golden Bears 7-4 in a rematch of last year's title game.

Jefferson wins first state softball title with 6-1 victory over John Marshall

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Jefferson completed a perfect run through state tournament play with a 6-1 win over John Marshall in the Class AAA state championship game. The Cougars (30-5) claimed their first state softball championship in school history. “It is exciting. I am just so proud of these girls who literally have just worked

John Marshall advances to the Class AAA championship round with a 10-5 win over Lincoln County

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Highlights from John Marshall’s 10-5 win over Lincoln County in a Class AAA elimination game. The Monarchs (23-9) will face Jefferson (29-5) in the championship round. Play begins at 1 p.m. and the Monarchs must defeat Jefferson twice to win the title.

Boggess’ second shutout of day lifts Winfield over Oak Glen, 1-0

Hours after Maci Boggess threw a complete game shutout in a win over Shady Spring, she followed it up with another one. The Generals needed every bit of this one in their 1-0 victory against the Golden Bears.

Mountaineers falter with runners on base, drop Big 12 Tourney opener to Oklahoma

WVU will face Kansas State Thursday in an elimination game.

Photo gallery: Jefferson shuts out Lincoln County, advances to Class AAA final

The Cougars will play in the championship round Thursday at 2 p.m.

Photo gallery: John Marshall edges St. Albans in 8 innings to avoid elimination

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Hours after suffering an extra-inning loss to Jefferson, John Marshall avoided another one by beating St. Albans 5-4 in eight innings at Craft Field. The Monarchs (22-9) held an early 4-0 lead, but the Red Dragons (24-7) scored twice in the bottom of the seventh inning to force extras. Ryleigh Morgan’s

WednesdayMay 25, 2022

Huffman homers, Buckner shuts down Shady Spring to prolong Herbert Hoover’s season

The four-time defending Class AA champion Huskies defeated the Tigers 6-1 in an elimination game.

Wahama on the brink of a state title defense after 7-3 win over Petersburg

The White Falcons scored five runs in the final two innings to advance to Thursday's state championship round.

WVSSAC Class A State Baseball Tournament schedule

Three-time defending state champion Moorefield is back in the state tournament field.

St. Marys extends their season with 15-5 win over Midland Trail

The Blue Devils advance to another elimination game Thursday morning.

Class A photo gallery: Petersburg, Wahama claim 5-3 victories at state tournament

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Petersburg held off St. Marys for a 5-3 victory in the opening game of the Class A state tournament. Defending state champion Wahama also earned a 5-3 victory Wednesday, with the White Falcons getting past Midland Trail by that same score. The results set up an elimination matchup between the Blue Devils

Panthers claw back, score 4-3 win over St. Albans in extra innings

Lincoln County responded from an early three-run deficit to move into the winner's bracket.