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Low contact summer youth sports such as Little League baseball and soccer will be allowed to resume practices on Monday, June 8, and games can begin on June 22.

Sports Editor’s Note: This is the third and final chapter  about Tug Valley’s Dream Season.

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Belfry Elementary’s large cheer division captured the top honors at the regional Cheer Max competition in Mason, Ohio, February 18th and 19th.

The All Mountain team is voted on by the Appalachian Newspapers Sports department. Voting members included Randy White, Steve LeMaster, Trevor Thacker and Joshua Blankenship.

The All Mountain team is voted on by the Appalachian Newspapers Sports department. Voting members included Randy White, Steve LeMaster, Trevor Thacker and Joshua Blankenship.

On Thursday Feb 13th, the Mingo County Championship for the middle school girls’ teams was set to take off.

On Tuesday, the Tug Valley Panthers took on the Buffalo Bison to see who would take part in the Class A Region IV, section 2 Championship.

The Tug Valley Lady Panthers are on an eight-game winning streak and seem to be on a collision course with greatness.

Wednesday, February 5th was National Signing Day in regards to finding out where the nation’s top football players were going to play college football at.

Tug Valley has been returning to form in the midst of a tough season schedule and this last part of their schedule being one of the season’s toughest yet.

The Mingo Central Miners are 12-7 on the year and have been overly impressive in the last three games coming away with an 81-39 win over Wayne and a 78-71 win over Man.

On Tuesday, the Tug Valley Panthers picked up a 57-47 win over the Mingo Central Miners proving last week’s article true.

The Tug Valley Panthers basketball team has had a rough first half of the season sitting at 5-9 currently, but one of its stars knows that it will take every member of the team to reach their end goal.

The Mingo Central Lady Miners have been rolling out the red carpet for tough competitors and have done nothing, but strut past them in noticeable fashion. The matchup against Man proved to be a monumental night for not only the team, but also Scarlette Thomason as the Lady Miners came away w…

Tug Valley’s Tara Wolford has won the NFHS Sectional Cheer Coach of the Year, which is selected out of eight states (WV, OH, KY, VA, DC, DE, MD, and PA). Wolford was presented with the award Tuesday night during the Tug Valley game against Mingo Central.

Tuesday was an epic night in high school basketball for both boys and girls. Not only that, but Mingo County may as well of become the scene for one of greatest cross-mountain rivalries to date.

On Monday, Tug Valley tapped into something that even the Lady Panthers may not have known they had as they finished a 59-53 comeback win over Grace Christian.

On Monday the Tug Valley Lady Panthers traveled to Man only to spoil the holidays for the Hillbillies in a dominant 68- 47 win.

The Mingo Central Miners struggled early on in Tuesday’s matchup against Winfield, but erupted in the second half to pull out the 62-59 overtime win.

Tuesday became a day of reckoning for Sherman as the Tug Valley Lady Panthers demonstrated just how potent they could be, not only offensively, but defensively as well.

Mingo Central sophomore forward Jarius Jackson is going to leave some people left picking their jaws up off the floor this season with some of the highlight reel dunks he may throw down.

Drew Hatfield, senior wide receiver for the Mingo Central Miners, has put up numbers this season that left fans of the sport of football in shock and awe.

Last season. the Mingo Central Miners and head coach Stan Elkins fought through a tough season. The Miners finished with a 2-21 record.

Success is easy to build off of and last season the Tug Valley Panthers had themselves a taste of what their group is capable of going 13-13 and making the regional tournament.

Mingo Central’s season came to an end with a 28-8 loss to Bridgeport last Saturday in the second round of the Class AA playoffs.

The Tug Valley Lady Panthers had something called shock value last season as coach Clyde Farley started three freshman and two sophomores.

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