It was an exciting night of high school basketball action during the 2014 Mountain State Athletic Conference (MSAC) Night of Champions on Saturday, February 22 and Regional News Register Sports was there providing all the live action. In the girl’s championship game it was Spring Valley vs. George Washington.
On Friday, February 28th, West Virginia State University celebrated the opening of the brand new D. Stephen and Diane H. Walker Convocation Center. Distinguished guests from across the state, as well as across the nation, we on hand for the celebration.
West Virginia State University President, Dr. Brian O. Hemphill, led the dedication of the center equipped with state-of-the-art academic learning spaces and athletic amenities for the educational and physical developments of students.
The annual MSAC Hot Shot contest brought out some of the best boy-girl shooting tandems from throughout the mountain state. A player from a school's boys team paired up with a player from the school's girls team. Each team had 60 seconds to shoot alternating shots and attempt to achieve the highest point total.
Teams competed in a single round, winners take all format. What followed was a unique combination of strategy and skill played out through a heated contest. Check out the event highlights from the exciting competition.
Three Point sharp shooters from across the state converged on the South Charleston Community Center for the annual MSAC Three Point Shooting Contest. Players tested their mettle through three grueling rounds of competition for both the Boys and Girls Championships.
After naming each individual champion, they competed head to head for the title of Overall Champion. Check out the highlights from the great shooting action.
Saturday, February 22, Free Throw shooters from across the MSAC gathered at the South Charleston Community Center for the annual MSAC Night of Champions Free Throw Throw Contest. Players from almost every MSAC School competed through three rounds to be named either girls or boys champion.
After the best male and female free throw shooters were named, the title and bragging rights of overall Champion was up for grabs. Check out the highlights of the MSAC Free Throw Contest and interviews with the both the boys and girls winners.
Saturday, February 22, some of the best high school dunkers in West Virginia came together for the annual MSAC Night of Champions Dunk Contest. Three judges scored each of the contestants on a ten point maximum scale. What followed was three rounds of rim rattling action.
Virtually all of the schools in the MSAC were represented, but a few high flyers truly separated themselves from the rest. Check out the contest highlights to see what you missed, or relive what you witnessed.