E. Roy Lester went on to quite a football coaching career after his humble start right here in Roane County.
The Mountain East Conference has honored former Roane County High golf standout Caleb Moore.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It wasn’t easy, but the first boys basketball game in school history turned out to be a successful one for the Roane County High Raiders.
One of the most decorated sports figures in the history of Roane County has passed away.
Editor’s note: The following story was published in the April 29, 2010 editions of The Times Record and Roane County Reporter. It is reprinted as it appeared then.
It’s been quite the first season for the new president of the Roane County Youth Baseball/Softball League.