Richards only Roane qualifier as Raiders finish 15th in region

There will be only one representative from Roane County when the state high school wrestling tournament gets underway on Feb. 27.

Roane raps Ravenswood for 11th place in LKC

The regular season ended on a high note for Roane County’s girls basketball team Thursday with a 47-38 home victory over Ravenswood in the 11th place LKC game.

Raiders take out Hoover, Nicholas

A pair of road wins during the past week against sectional foes lifted Roane County’s boys basketball team to a 12-8 record for the season.

Jackets claim CWVAC crown

SMS has four champions

Four individual champions helped power Spencer Middle to the Central West Virginia Athletic Conference wrestling title Saturday at SMS.

Youth basketball league crowns champion

MTS Farm and Family Health Care won championships last weekend in the Roane Youth Basketball League tournament at Roane County High School.

News and notes from the local sports scene

Let’s take a look at some news and notes as the winter sports seasons head into the home stretch…

Raiders split with Braxton, Webster

Roane County gained a split in a pair of high-scoring LKC East boys’ basketball contests last week to move to 10-8 overall.

Lady Raiders suffer pair of setbacks

Doddridge County enjoyed a 25-point opening quarter on the way to rapping Roane County 67-45 Tuesday in an LKC East girls’ basketball battle at West Union.

Raiders drop ‘dogs, run record to 9-7

Roane County took a 14-point halftime lead and cruised past Doddridge County 60-48 Monday in an LKC East boys’ basketball game at West Union.

Starcher was one of the best

Like many of you, I was saddened to learn of the passing of Joe Starcher, who died Saturday at the age of 88.

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