Sports

Bridgeport, Lincoln, South Harrison Listed in Final State "Top 10" for '16 Football Season

By Local News | December 12, 2016 6:00 PM
The WV Sports Writers and Broadcasters have announced the final 2016 lists of top ten football teams from throughout the state in all three classes (AAA, AA and A).   Bridgeport High School and Lincoln High School both finished in the...
 

Harrison County Student Fisher Rector Earns All 142 Merit Badges Offered by Boy Scouts

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 29, 2016 12:00 PM
On August 22,  Fisher Rector of Boy Scout 40 in Bridgeport  was awarded his final merit badges marking his distinction of having earned every merit badge available through the Boy Scouts of America.  Rector is also an Eagle Scout an...
 

Bob-n-Along: Collecting Sports Trading Cards was a Favorite Local Pastime for Decades

By Bob Stealey | July 29, 2016 9:00 AM
If ever I could say I had a hobby in my life, without a second of hesitation, I'd have to insist that it was collecting sports trading cards--especially baseball cards. Oh, what a great time I'd always have, waiting for the next "...
 

Council Unveils New "Welcome to Clarksburg" Sign Honoring Liberty Alum Jimbo Fisher

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | July 11, 2016 4:00 PM
Story by Jeff Toquinto.  He battled against Bridgeport High School in three sports and made his own mark on the prep landscape back in the early 1980s before making a mark as a college football player. And now, more than three decades later J...
 

Curtis Fleming Named "National Expert Fly Fishing Ambassador" by Cabela's

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 21, 2016 12:00 PM
Curtis Fleming is a proud Harrison County native and graduate of Bridgeport High School.  In fact, he is a proud West Virginian and an entrepreneur who shares his love for fishing with hundreds of thousands of fans every week.  ...
 

Curtis Fleming, Host of The Outdoor Channel's Fly Rod Chronicles, Celebrating 10 Years

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 07, 2016 4:30 PM
By Alex Wiederspiel.  As Harrison County native and fly fishing extraordinaire Curtis Fleming prepares to celebrate his 10th year on “The Fly Rod Chronicles” on The Outdoor Channel, he is hoping to see West Virginia have an ev...
 

Harrison County's Laken Fleming Catches a New World Record at Stonewall Lake

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 06, 2016 4:00 PM
By Julie Perine, Connect-Bridgeport.  Bridgeport’s Laken Fleming landed a massive carp at Stonewall Jackson Lake. The 33-inch, 14.25-pound common carp – caught on Fleming’s custom-made six weight fly rod with a hand-tied cic...
 

Bridgeport High School Makes History With 3rd Consecutive State Baseball Championship

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 04, 2016 4:00 PM
Bridgeport chased one of the state's top pitchers from the game and managed to capture history in the process. The Indians became the first team in Class AA history to win three straight state championships by toppling PikeView today by a 9-4...
 

Shinnston's Don Vincent Among Seven to be Inducted into the WVU Sports Hall of Fame

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | May 29, 2016 9:00 AM
Seven outstanding contributors to Mountaineer athletics make up the 26th class of honorees in the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame, announced today by Director of Athletics Shane Lyons.         Th...
 

Liberty High School to Retire Mike Carey's Jersey Number at Home Game on Friday

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | February 13, 2016 7:00 AM
Basketball, like life, often goes in circles. This coming Friday, the circle where current West Virginia University women’s basketball Coach Mike Carey first became known on a statewide basis will see Carey enter back into it. Carey, a...
 
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