Sports

Indians raise Kane

Davis called up by Cleveland

Editor’s note: The following story was published in the June 15, 2000, editions of The Times Record and Roane County Reporter.

A couple more stories about E. Roy

I wrote last week of the May 3 passing of Roane County sports legend E. Roy Lester, who gained fame as a high school and collegiate coach in Maryland, at the age of 96.

Roane County’s Miller winner of Huff Award

Alex Miller has been selected winner of the 2020 Doug Huff Award from the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

So long, sign

Tigers lose banner but gain 'Victory Number One' in rout

Editor’s note: The following story was published in the Jan. 17, 1989, editions of The Times Record and Roane County Reporter.

Lester’s storied career got its start in Roane County

E. Roy Lester went on to quite a football coaching career after his humble start right here in Roane County.

Moore gets MEC honor

The Mountain East Conference has honored former Roane County High golf standout Caleb Moore.

A legacy in green

Pro golfer came to Spencer in 1938

Editor’s note: The following story was published in the May 6, 2010 editions of The Times Record and Roane County Reporter. Benny Varda passed away the following year at the age of 90.

Being a coach in the age of COVID-19

When I called Roane County High head football coach Paul Burdette on Monday night, he asked if I could get with him the next morning.

County sports great Lester passes away

E. Roy Lester, one of the most successful sports figures in Roane County history, died Sunday in Rockville, Md., at the age of 96 from complications of COVID-19.

End of baseball season a hard hit for hard hitting Bush

When it was first announced last month that school in West Virginia was being called off for an indefinite period due to COVID-19, it was a high hard one that Danny Bush couldn’t handle.


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