LC Bryant U12 Soccer Team Suffers Tough Loss to Bridgeport

Although the U12 LC Bryant team played a hard game against a Bridgeport team on Monday evening, the results ended in a close loss with score of 4-5, with Bridgeport taking the win.

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U4 LC Bryant Soccer Team Mid Season Fun

The members of the u4 soccer team, LC Bryant pose for a picture during their game on May 9. The team is coached by coach Patrick Varah and assisted by Jason Foster. [Staff photo by Alli Clark]

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Minutemen Drop Two Sectional Games to End Season at 12-13

The Lewis County Minutemen baseball team was at home last Monday night when they hosted the Roane County Raiders in a first round Class AA Region 2 Section II Tournament game.

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RLBMS Track Teams Conclude Seasons at Harry Green Invitational

On Saturday, May 13, the Robert L. Bland Patriots and Lady Patriots track teams traveled to Bridgeport High School to compete in the Harry Green Middle School Invitational Track Meet to finish up the 2017 track season.

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Lewis Falls in Third Game Against Braxton

Beating a team three times in one season can be a difficult task to obtain. The Lewis County High School Maids softball team took on Braxton County for the third time this season and after defeating them in the regular season and in the first round of se

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Wins, Rain and Rematch for Lady Dawgs

The Lady Dawgs swept a doubleheader in Bridgeport on April 30th.

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Minutemen Honored at Basketball Banquet

The LCHS Minutemen held their basketball banquet last Monday, May 8, at the high school.

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Sanchez Plays at West Virginia State Tournament

Junior Jonathon Sanchez played in the West Virginia State Tournament last Thursday, May 10. He was seeded third in Region 2 AA, and battled against East Fairmont, seeded second in their region, in the first round; losing 4-8. [Staff photo by Nathan White]

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Dazzling Diamonds Compete at ABU

The Dazzling Diamonds of Weston traveled to Alderson Broaddus University to compete in the 2017 Drum Majorettes of America WV Regional Competition.

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Lady Patriots Down Lady Bucs 6-4 to Finish Season at 13-0

​The Lady Patriots finished their season on the road at Buckhannon on Wednesday, May 10, with a perfect season on the line. “I knew it was going to be a dog fight, as Buckhannon was on a hot streak,” stated Coach Pratt.

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Young Riders 4-H Cleanup Adopted Highway

The Young Riders 4-H Club held its May monthly meeting at the home of Scott and Kristi Gannon.

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Sanchez Slams His Way to States

Lewis County High School Junior Jonathan Sanchez swept his opponents in regional tennis play over the weekend earning him a place in the state tennis matches later this week. Despite some of the team’s best efforts, he was the only LCHS tennis player who

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Minutemen Baseball Team Improves to 10-12 on Season

The Lewis County Minutemen split a pair of games last week to improve their record to 10-12 on the season with Sectional Tournament action slated to begin this week. On May 3, the Minutemen were at home taking on the Lincoln Cougars in a Big Ten match u

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Maids Begin Postseason Sectionals

After finishing the regular season as the Big 10 Conference champions, the Lewis County High School Maids softball team traveled to Braxton County to begin their postseason sectional play.

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Lady Patriots Remain Undefeated

The Lady Patriots Softball team finally saw the diamond after 12 days off as they traveled to Elkins on May 3. The Lady Patriots shook off the rust and rode the one hit pitching of Abby Hartley to a 17-0 win. “We were rusty in the first at bat but the

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Minutemen Track Competes at Big Ten Championships

The Lewis County High School Maids and Minutemen track teams traveled to North Marion High School in Rachel to compete in the 2017 Big Ten Track Championships on Friday, May 5.

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Patriots Track Team Hosts Home Meet

The Robert L. Bland Patriots track team had a pair of track meets this past week. The first of the two meets were held at Tygarts Valley/Elkins Middle School. The Patriots finished in second place with 104 points scored. The meet was won by Elkins with

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LC Ladies Defeated by Seneca Travel Team

The LC Ladies U10 soccer team suffered a crushing loss to a Seneca Travel team with an ending score of 1-14. In the first half of the game Seneca score early on twice, however the Ladies were awarded a penalty kick for a fowl inside the box, which result

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LCHS Tennis Ready For Regionals

The Lewis County High School Tennis team finished the last of their regular matches last week, the record being 2-1 for both boys and girls that week. They also competed in Big 10 competition this past weekend.

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LCHS Accepting Nominations for Hall of Fame

The Lewis County High School Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the 2017 induction class. Nominations must be submitted by June 1, to LCHS, attention Dustin Cogar, athletic director. Submission forms can be picked up in the front office at LCHS

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Maids, Minutemen Host Regional Warm-up Track Meet

The Maids garnered a fourth place finish with 88 points scored. Liberty High School took first place with 173 points followed by Roane County High School in second place with 138 points and Nicholas County in third place with 98 points. Emily Louk was th

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Lewis County Lady Dawgs Softball Season Opens

Lewis County’s Lady Dawgs start 4-1. The team opened the season at home against Clarksburg and got a win behind the pitching of Ashley Crook, who struck out 12 batters for the win. The Lady Dawgs had eight hits in the game, including a home run by catch

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Minutemen Squeeze Out 3-2 Win Over Philip Barbour

The Lewis County Minutemen baseball team was at home on Monday, April 24 when they hosted the Philip Barbour Colts in a home Big Ten Conference game. Lewis County would push across two runs in the first inning to take an early 2-0 lead only to see the Co

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LCHS Maids Softball Big 10 Champions

With the 2017 high school softball regular season in the books, the LCHS Maids softball team is the official Big 10 Conference Champions. While finishing out the season during “Senior Week”, the girls fought hard and won their last 6 games, bringing thei

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Garrett Medals in State Competition

On April 1, The Mountain State Karate Championships were held at St. Albans High School in St. Albans, West Virginia. The morning featured a Judo and Jujitsu competition, with a Karate competition in the afternoon.

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Patriots Track Team in Action at Ritchie County

The Robert L. Bland Patriots track teams traveled to Ellenboro, on Saturday, April 22, to participate in the Ritchie County Middle School Pizza Box Invitational Track Meet.

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LCHS Tennis Regains Composure

The Lewis County High School Tennis team is ending the regular season in the next week, with current team scores being 7-5 for boys and 6-6 for girls. The last week’s matches started shakily, both teams losing overall to Fairmont East, even with individu

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LC Crew Kicks off the Season

LC Crew soccer team dedicated their season in remembrance of Jack Rollins and all children who never got, or never had, the opportunity to play soccer, or any other sport.

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Lady Patriots Move Record to Perfect 10-0

The Lady Patriots softball team traveled to Ritchie County on Tuesday, April 18, to take on a very talented Ritchie County team. The game were all about the pitchers, as Abby Hartley and Ritchie County’s Chloe E. were in the zone and pitch shut outs the

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Minutemen Top Knights 10-0

The Lewis County Minutemen baseball team traveled to Preston County to take on the Preston Knights in a Big Ten Conference baseball team.

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Lady Patriots Down Elkins 11-0

The Lady Patriots were at home on Wednesday, April 5 taking on an improving Elkins squad. The Lady Patriots were on “fire,” and pitcher Abby Hartley gave up one hit and struck out six as the Lady Patriots rolled to an 11-0 three-inning win.

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Robert L. Bland Track Team Opens Season

The Robert L. Bland track teams traveled to Doddridge County on April 1, to take place in the Doddridge County Bobcat Invitational. The Lady Patriots finished in 10th place with a total of 10 points. Winfield Middle School won first place in the 14 team

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Rainy Week Leaves Maids Fishing for Nicholas County Win

April showers bring May flowers, but it does not make for good softball weather. The Maids softball team was only able to squeeze in one game last week due to the weather, but they took full advantage of that game and improved their record to five wins

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Karate Academy to Offer Classes

Aze-KI Karate Academy will be offering Classes at the Ironworks Fitness Center, located at 414 U.S. Highway 19 North, in Weston. Phone Number (304)269-0606, Classes will be taught by World Martial Arts Hall of famers Sensei Mickey Metz and Sensei Crysta

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Juniors Fall to Teachers in Annual Baskeball Tournament

The atmosphere was electric as the sixth annual teachers versus students basketball game was underway at Lewis County High School. The tournament, organized by LCHS teacher, Mr. Pickens, began at the start of the week as students from each grade level co

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Lady Patriots Battle Weather, Go 3-0 at Gilmer

The Lady Patriots softball team traveled to Gilmer County on Saturday, April 1, to finally get in some softball action. The Lady Patriots would open up with a strong Braxton County squad. Braxton County would jump out to a 2-0 first inning lead but the L

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Minutemen Baseball Team Drops Pair of Games

After a season opening win against South Harrison the Minutemen were at home on March 23 to take on the Braxton County Eagles in their home opener for the 2017 campaign. The Minutemen and Eagles hook up in a good old fashioned pitching duel with the Eagl

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LCHS Maids Bring Home Two Wins

During the inclement weather last week, the LCHS Maids softball team was able to get in three games and take home two wins.

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LCHS Tennis Smashes Into the 2017 Season

With the first week of the 2017 Lewis County High School tennis season completed, the boys team came out 3-1 and the girls team came out 1-2, with one incomplete due to darkness. Head Coach Shannon Thomas says she is confident in both the new and returni

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Maids, Minutemen Track Teams Open Season at BU Tri-Meet

The Lewis County Maids and Minutemen track teams traveled to Buckhannon Upshur High School on Tuesday, March 28 to compete in tri-meet to open the 2017 season. The three teams entered in the meet, were Lewis County High School; Elkins High School and Buc

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Minutemen up to Bat for the Season

With High school baseball underway, it is time to give a review from players on how they feel going into the season, both as a team and individuals. When asked about training for baseball, Jacob Gragg, a sophomore and a second year returning player, sa

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Minutemaids Softball Ready to Play Hard for the Season

High School softball is underway and players and coaches were asked to offer a review on how they feel about the season, as a team and as individuals. Coach Brooke Shaffer said many players are returning from previous years. “Our roster is filled with r

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Tennis Team Ready to Make a ‘Racket” this Season

With high school tennis season underway, first seed players and the tennis coach were asked how they feel going into the season, both as a team and individuals. “I come out almost every day of the week working on everything I think needs to be improved,

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Lady Patriots Softball Season Underway

The Lady Patriots softball season is underway. “The cuts have been made and we are working hard honing our skills,” said Coach Glen Pratt. Eight players are returning from last year’s incredible season. The team lost a couple of power hitters to the h

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Spring Soccer on Goal for April

Spring soccer in Lewis County will kick off April 1, at the new soccer complex on Jesse’s Run Road in Jane Lew. The Lewis County Soccer Association (LCSA) partnered with the 4-H Youth Foundation, to lease land on Jesse’s Run, owned by the 4-H. The 4-H a

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Jiu Jitsu Approaching One Year in Lewis County

Jeb Tonkin brought Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to Lewis County in June of 2016 and continues to hope that the love of his sport will grow in his home county. Tonkin’s gyms name are Ground Zero Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. “I wanted to bring something to the community, g

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The Challenge Program, Inc. Awards Fred W. Eberle Technical Center

The Challenge Program, Inc. distributed financial awards to the underclassmen at Fred W. Eberle Technical Center for excelling in the areas of Attendance, Academic Improvement, Academic Excellence, STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and Communi

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RLBMS Wrestlers Have End of Season Dinner

The Robert L. Bland Middle School wrestling team had its end of the season dinner this weekend.

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Locals Named State Foul Shooting Champions

The Knights of Columbus held its Annual State Foul Shooting Competition on Sunday, March 5, at the St. Pat’s Gym in Weston. A pair of Lewis County youth would come away from the competition with state title in their age groups.

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Junior Wrestlers Compete West Virginia Regional Championship in Morgantown

Lewis County Junior Wrestlers competed in the West Virginia Regional Championship Sunday in Morgantown.

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Mayfield Qualifies for States

Chance Mayfield qualified for states in Regional 2 tournament March 5 with a 3rd place win in 9/10 65. [Submitted photo]

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RLBMS Cheerleaders Complete Successful Competition Season

The Robert L. Bland Middle School Patriot Cheerleaders finished up a successful competition season. Their season began in December when they traveled to the Holiday Cheer Classic where they placed 3rd in routine.

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Maids Drop Heartbreaker 46-43 to Indians in Regional Final Game

Fresh off their Sectional Championship the week before the Lewis County Maids basketball team was at home for the Regional Final Game against a Big Ten rival the Bridgeport Indians.

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Karate Team Returns With Honors From State Qualifier

A three-member team from the USA Martial Arts Training Center in Weston traveled to St. Albans, on Feb. 11, to participate in the State Qualifier for the USA National Katate-do Championships.

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Additional Articles

  • LC DSA 3rd-Annual Golf Tournament

    The Lewis County Deputy Sheriff’s Association (LC DSA) will host their third annual golf tournament on Saturday, June 10, at Deerfield Country Club. The tournament cost a total of $200 per team of four golfers, with a 40 handicapped rule, meaning the com

  • Lewis County Mountaineer Youth Football to Have Sign-Ups

    The Lewis County Mountaineer Youth Football and Cheerleading will have two sign up days in the next few weeks. The first will be held on Thursday, April 27, from 6-7:30 p.m., to be held at Robert L. Bland Middle School.

  • Minutemen Track Team Competes at Harry Green Invitational

    The Lewis County Minutemen track team traveled to Bridgeport High School on Saturday, April 22, to compete in the Harry Green Invitational track meet. The Maids would finis in twelfth place out of 16 teams with a total of nine points scored. Winfield Hig

  • Minutemen Walk Off Huskies 7-6

    The Lewis County Minutemen baseball team hosted the North Marion Huskies on April 18 in a Big Ten Conference baseball game. The Huskies threatened to score in the top of the first inning when they had runners on first and third with two outs and Cole Bar

  • Lewis County Mountaineer Youth Football and Cheerleading Sign-ups Set

    The Lewis County Mountaineer Youth Football and Cheerleading will have two sign up days in the next few weeks. The first will be held on Thursday, April 27, from 6-7:30 p.m., at Robert L. Bland Middle School.

  • Minutemen Track Team Competes in Two Invitational Meets During Past Week

    The Lewis County Minutemen track teams traveled to Liberty High School on April 4 to compete in the Mountaineer Invitational Meet. The girls gained a 4th place finish with 71 points scored out of 5 teams. North Marion took first place with 194 points sco

  • LCBA Ready to Get in Swing of Sixth Season

    The Lewis County Baseball Association will enter its 2017 season of play, marking its sixth season under PONY Baseball/Softball. The local league, under the direction of President Josh Thomas, is home for more than 400 youths during the seasons. The

  • LCHS Track Ready to Dash off to a Running Start

    With the high school track season underway, players and coaches were asked how they feel about going into the season, both as a team and individuals. Junior Sydney Edwards said in regard to prepping for the season, she has been “lifting, running and list

  • Dazzling Diamonds In Step for Competitions

    Dazzling Diamonds dance group is gearing up for spring and summer competitions. The group practices at Pricetown Volunteer Fire Department, and is under the direction of Amy Kovach. Kovach and the group said they appreciate the use of the building. “

  • LCYBL Holds Awards Ceremony

    The Awards Ceremony was held on March 5 to recognize the teams that won the regular season and tournament play. The Redskins went undefeated during the regular season and tournament play to claim the championship for the Boys Division. The Irish placed 2

  • Harlem Wizards Coming to LCHS

    The Harlem Wizards are coming to Lewis County High School, Monday April 3, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 5:30 p.m. The evening promises to be a fun-filled event that is great for kids and adults. This event is hosted by St. Pat’s Parent Teac

  • Minutemen End Season With Loss to Lincoln in Regional Game

    The 2016-17 Lewis County High School Minutemen basketball team traveled to Shinnston on Wednesday, March 8, to take on the Lincoln Cougars in a Regional Championship game with a berth to the Class AA State Basketball Tournament on the line. Lewis County

Harlem Globetrotters Visit Lewis County

Globetrotters perform tricks at interactive presentation in Lewis County schools


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