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Clay County Youth Learn Valuable Basketball Skills

The Chief holds counsel during  Robert “Chief” Siwo Basketball Camp held CCHS. Photo Allen Hamrick

The annual Robert “Cheif” Siwo basketball camp got underway this past week. Youth from the ages of 7 to 14 had the opportunity for a unique basketball learning experience. Participants were able to gain knowledge in skills beyond the normal bounds of basketball; skills that will enable them to be at the top of their game. They learned dribbling, More...

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By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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2014-2015 West Virginia Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary Available

The 2014-2015 West Virginia Hunting and Trapping Regulations Summary brochure is available at West Virginia hunting and fishing license agents, Division of Natural Resources district offices, and the DNR Elkins More...

Hamrick places 
second in WV 5K Run
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Geoff Hamrick qualifies for Nationals

  Hamrick placessecond in WV 5K Run For many of us, after we climb the mountain of 50, life seems to go downhill. The cousins Bursitis and Arthritis take a hold of us and crossing our legs becomes a 20 minute More...

Dwight W. Shuler getting the job done.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Peddle Paddle Challenge proves to be one of the toughest

  Sarah Fletcher takes the individual women’s title. The town of Clay was alive this weekend with what looked like the Apple Festival in the summer. There were local vendors from all around the county selling More...

Ready for anything to come her way.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
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Diamonds are Minor League Champions

  Ready to mash the potato. Well, it’s over. The game of the century between the Diamonds and the SWAT team is in the history books. Claiming bragging rights till next season were the Diamonds whose bats More...

Chris Cole battles from the mound in his last game as a Panther.
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Panther Season Ends

  Storm Carver lays down a sweet bunt. The baseball season ended for the Panthers at Nichols County on Tuesday. They came out like a whirlwind against the Grizzlies of Nicholas County and short gamed them in More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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WVDNR to stock catchable channel catfish in May

  The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will be stocking more than 5,000 catchable-size channel catfish beginning May 20, 2014, according to DNR Director Frank Jezioro. These channel catfish introductions More...

Eric Files Sr. of Martinsburg holds the record rainbow trout he caught April 30, 2014, in a private pond in Berkeley County.  Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce. 
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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New West Virginia record rainbow trout 

Eric Files Sr. of Martinsburg holds the record rainbow trout he caught April 30, 2014, in a private pond in Berkeley County. Photo Courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.  A state record rainbow trout More...

Deanna Holcomb Stephenson
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Deanna Holcomb Stephenson Sets State Records at WV Challenged Sports Championship

  Deanna Holcomb Stephenson On May 9, 2014, Deanna Holcomb Stephenson traveled to UC Field of Charleston, WV and competed in the WV Challenged Sports Championship. In track and field event, Deanna received More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Jeremy Samples Outreach Program

Young men learn many lessons as they participate in sports. During this time, the player and the coaches form many bonds and friendships as the transition from adolescent to adult takes place. Coaches have a great More...