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Mar 21, 1914

West Virginia boys' high school basketball tournament began

1914

Elkins and Wheeling claimed basketball supremacy

Other events that happened on or around 1914

1915

Harry Stansbury contacted high schools across the state to participate

Other events that happened on or around 1915

1919

First state tournament for girls' high school basketball was held at Spencer

Other events that happened on or around 1919

1922

Field of 64 high school basketball teams was broken into "A" and "B" divisions based on team strength

Other events that happened on or around 1922

1930

Hundred won unclassified state high school basketball tournament against all

Other events that happened on or around 1930

1933

Tournament was completely reorganized

Other events that happened on or around 1933

1939

Tournament was moved to Mountaineer Field House in Morgantown

Other events that happened on or around 1939

1945

Normantown won unclassified basketball tournaments against all

Other events that happened on or around 1945

1955

Huntington's Memorial Field House hosted the state boys basketball tournament

Other events that happened on or around 1955

1959

Three-class format based on school size, each class having eight teams was created for the state high school basketball tournament

Other events that happened on or around 1959

1965

Charleston joins Morgantown and Huntington as alternating site of state high school basketball tournament

Other events that happened on or around 1965

1972

Charleston began hosting the state boys high school basketball tournament

Other events that happened on or around 1972

1976

Girls' state high school basketball tournament revived after dying off in the 1920s

Other events that happened on or around 1976

2005

The Flying Eagles from Woodrow Wilson of Beckley had won 15 state basketball titles

Other events that happened on or around 2005


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