Maids Spring for Five Games Over Break

With the arrival of nice weather, the Lewis County Maids softball team was able to play five games over spring break. On Monday, April 10, they hosted Bridgeport.

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LCHS Tennis Loses Momentum

The Lewis County High School Tennis team is speeding up, with the weather finally cooperating and matches being rescheduled, they had several matches this week, and even more projected for the following week.

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Lady Patriots Improve to 7-0 on Season

The Lady Patriots softball team was at home on Monday, April 10, as they took on Tucker Valley. The Lady Patriots jumped out to a 4-0 lead appeared ready to roll to an easy win, but Tucker Valley took advantage of five Lady Patriots’ errors, and took a 5

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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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Softball Season Begins with Minutemaid Wins

The 2017 LCHS softball season has begun with an impressive start with the team winning their first two games. On Monday, March 20, the team traveled to Lost Creek to take on the South Harrison Hawks. The Maids got on the board early and took a 3-1 lead i

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Minutemen Top Hawks in Season Opener 11-4

The 2017 Lewis County Minutemen baseball team traveled to West Milford on Monday, March 20, to take on the South Harrison Hawks in a non conference baseball game to open their 2017 season. Unleashing a 10-hit attack, and behind the strong pitching of Lu

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Dazzling Diamonds Perform in first Competition of Season

Five groups competed at Lewis County High School last Saturday in the first competition of Drum Majorettes of America. Lewis County’s own, Dazzling Diamonds, was one of those groups.

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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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Lewis County Youth Wrestlers Compete for West Virginia YWA Championship

Lewis county youth wrestlers traveled to Huntington over the weekend for the West Virginia youth wrestling championship. Elijah Brown placed 7th in the 4U 40lbs division.

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • RLBMS Track Teams Open Spring Season

    The Robert L. Bland Middle School Patriots and Lady Patriots traveled to Bridgeport High School on Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, to compete in the Connect Bridgeport Invitational Track Meet to open the 2017 track season. The Lady Patriots scored

  • GSC Land Resources Department Plans Annual Golf Tournament

    GLENVILLE—Planning is underway for the 19th Annual Glenville State College Department of Land Resources Golf Tournament to be held on Friday, April 28, beginning at 1 p.m. Proceeds from the event, which will take place at the Bel Meadow Golf Club, in Cl

  • Morgantown to Host 2nd NAYS Spring Tourney

    North American Youth Sports announced today that due to a demand, they will have a second spring youth basketball tournament in Morgantown, WV at Morgantown High School on May 19-21. This tournament will feature ten different brackets. They include 5th-6

  • 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 Teach

  • East Fairmont High School Basketball Tournament Open to Boys and Girls Grades 5-12

    FAIRMONT—The 11th-Annual East Fairmont High School Basketball Tournament is open to both boys and girls going into grades 5-12. The tournament will be held at East Fairmont High School, Fairmont State University and East Fairmont Middle School.

  • 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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