Whiting, Rhodes place at states

Raiders tie for 15th in team race

Jake Whiting came up just short Saturday in his championship bid but still joined some elite Roane County High company with his performance at the state wrestling tournament.

Headed to the Hilltoppers

Roane County High School senior Carley Jarrell has signed to play college softball for the West Liberty University Hilltoppers. Jarrell, seated between her parents, Jacob and Shawnee Jarrell, hit .350 last season with 14 RBIs. Pictured in back are Lady Raider head coach Sam Salvucci (left) and assistant coach Kevin Gaughan.

Lady Raiders receive LKC mention

Four members of the Roane County High girls basketball team have been listed on the all-Little Kanawha Conference squad for 2019.

Jackets finish third in CWVAC tourney

County players receive conference honors

Spencer Middle’s boys basketball team won two of its three tournament games to place third in the Central West Virginia Athletic Conference.

Raiders bounced in sectional first round

A rally by Roane County came up short Saturday as Braxton County ended the Raiders’ boys basketball season in the sectional tournament opener.

Some odds and ends from the local sports scene

Here are a few odds and ends from the local sports scene as we quickly make the transition from winter to spring sports seasons:

Editorial cartoon for 2-28-19

What I did on my winter vacation

It used to be when you started a new school year your teacher had you write an essay on what you did during your summer vacation.

Chipping away

'Green New Deal' preposterous with purpose

Our democracy is under attack in a way too subtle for most Americans to even notice.

Man who tried to outrun police sent to prison

Two people who appeared in Roane Circuit Court Monday were sentenced to prison, including a man who tried to outrun police, first in his car and then on foot.