The West Virginia Conference, in conjunction with Frontier Communications, will host a free basketball clinic for boys and girls in grades 6-8 from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3 at the Charleston Civic Center.
The clinic will be conducted by basketball coaches from WVC member institutions. All participants will receive a free T-shirt, and children wearing the T-shirt will be given free admission to the WVC women's and men's basketball championships later that day.
For more information, contact Barry Blizzard at 304-487-6298 or Ken Tyler at 304-473-8098.
WEST LIBERTY STILL NO. 2: The West Liberty men's basketball team remained at No. 2 in the NABC Division II men's basketball rankings released Tuesday. The Hilltoppers (21-1, 16-0 WVC) have won 19 straight games, including a 134-81 demolition of Ohio Valley Monday night. Bellarmine, the Division II defending national champion, remained at No. 1.
WVU SPORTS: West Virginia University wrestlers Matt Ryan and Brandon Williamson rose in the latest national rankings. Ryan is 16th among the 184-pound weight class in the InterMat.com poll, while Williamson, a heavyweight, is 16th in the Amateur Wrestling News poll.
MARSHALL SPORTS: The Marshall athletic department will host live in-game chats with sports information directors for the upcoming seasons of baseball, softball and tennis. Fans can access the live chats on www.herdzone.com.
PREP WRESTLING: The Kanawha County high school wrestling championships will take place Saturday at Herbert Hoover High School. Seven of the county's eight schools will participate. Matches begin at 11 a.m., while the finals will start at 5 p.m.