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Local Sports Columns

BENNETT: Parkersburg High’s Bryson Singer impresses at Elite 11

Parkersburg’s Bryson Singer is definitely keeping busy and most assuredly got his name out there a little bit more this past weekend at the Elite 11 Regional, which took place Sunday at Brownsburg High School in Indianapolis. Quarterbacks from across the country came to the sixth regional ...

ALBRIGHT: Crusaderettes aren’t guaranteed a spot in 2022 state title game

The Parkersburg Catholic girls basketball team faces a few hurdles going into next season. Not any problems with in-fighting or squabbles over playing time. By all accounts, those issues have never been concerns. Picture, instead, a pie chart with 11 pieces. Now, take out the chunks ...

BENNETT: South’s Gage Wright’s 10 second pin one for the record books

It’s not very often in life one gets to see history. I fully admit watching Aubrey Huff hit for the cycle back in 2007 at Camden Yards was quite the spectacle to take in. At that time, Huff was just the third Baltimore Oriole to pull off the feat, then joining Cal Ripken Jr., and Brooks ...

ALBRIGHT: Ravenswood’s Hunt rises to the occasion

Give it up for Ravenswood point guard Annie Hunt. Commend her in any way you choose, it really doesn’t matter. Perhaps, deliver her a round of applause. Or throw your hands in the air and wave them around like you just don’t care. Maybe, whip your head back and forth, whip your head back ...

BENNETT: Catching up with Braxton Amos

I had a more than interesting catch-up conversation earlier this week with Wisconsin’s Braxton Amos, who last weekend finished runner-up in Greco-Roman at 97 kg to G’Angelo Hancock at the United State Olympic Team Trials. Many subjects were broached, but suffice it to say Mr. Amos ...