MARTINSBURG - Local eighth grade students - including teams from Mineral County - will compete in the regional West Virginia State History Bowl tournament Friday, March 1, from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m., at Spring Mills High School in Martinsburg.

MARTINSBURG - Local eighth grade students - including teams from Mineral County - will compete in the regional West Virginia State History Bowl tournament Friday, March 1, from 9:30 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m., at Spring Mills High School in Martinsburg.
Thirty-one teams from 19 schools located in Region 8 will compete in this regional and are listed below.
Buzzers will buzz, teams will compare notes and these eighth graders will have a chance to show off their knowledge of West Virginia culture, geography, government, history, literature and sports. The winner and runner-up will have the opportunity to compete at the state tournament in Charleston at the Culture Center in April.
It’s stiff competition and plenty of fun for the students, teachers, parents and coordinators from the Department of Arts, Culture and History. Region 8 Schools Competing will include:
Capon Bridge Middle School Team 1 (Capon Bridge, Hampshire County)
Capon Bridge Middle School Team 2 (Capon Bridge, Hampshire County)
Charles Town Middle School Team 1 (Charles Town, Jefferson County)
Charles Town Middle School Team 2 (Charles Town, Jefferson County)
East Hardy Early/Middle School Team 1 (Baker, Hardy County)
East Hardy Early/Middle School Team 2 (Baker, Hardy County)
Frankfort Middle School Team 1 (Ridgeley, Mineral County)
Frankfort Middle School Team 2 (Ridgeley, Mineral County)
Harpers Ferry Middle School Team 1 (Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County)
Harpers Ferry Middle School Team 2 (Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County)
Hedgesville Middle School (Hedgesville, Berkeley County)
Keyser Middle School Team 1 (Keyser, Mineral County)
Keyser Middle School Team 2 (Keyser, Mineral County)
Martinsburg North Middle School (Martinsburg, Berkeley County)
Martinsburg South Middle School Team 1 (Martinsburg, Berkeley County)
Martinsburg South Middle School Team 2 (Martinsburg, Berkeley County)
Moorefield Middle School Team 1 (Moorefield, Hardy County)
Moorefield Middle School Team 2 (Moorefield, Hardy County)
Mountain Ridge Middle School (Gerrardstown, Berkeley County)
Musselman Middle School (Bunker Hill, Berkeley County)
Pendleton County Middle/High School (Franklin, Pendleton County)
Romney Middle School Team 1 (Romney, Hampshire County)
Romney Middle School Team 2 (Romney, Hampshire County)
Shepherdstown Middle School Team 1 (Shepherdstown, Jefferson County)
Shepherdstown Middle School Team 2 (Shepherdstown, Jefferson County)
Spring Mills Middle School (Martinsburg, Berkeley County)
St. Joseph School 1 (Martinsburg, Berkeley County)
St. Joseph School 2 (Martinsburg, Berkeley County)
Warm Springs Middle School Team 1 (Berkeley Springs, Morgan County)
Warm Springs Middle School Team 2 (Berkeley Springs, Morgan County)
Wildwood Middle School (Shenandoah Junction, Jefferson County)