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Member Spotlight

Zailee Roberts

Charleston, WV

Age: 11

Parents: Josh and Tracy Roberts

Siblings: Sailor and Scout

Favorite Activity: Soccer

Favorite Food: Fried Chicken

Favorite Hobby: Turkey Hunting

Favorite TV Show: North Woods Law



James David Antill

Sod, WV

Parents: Chad and Heather Antill

Siblings: Addison Pauley

Favorite Activity: Swimming

Favorite Food: Pancakes

Favorite Hobby: Riding the buggy, playing superheroes, and fishing

Favorite TV Show: Peppa Pig



Samara McCormick

Charleston, WV

Parents: Seth and Rae McCormick

Siblings: Aiden

Favorite Activity: Fishing, ATV riding, gymnastics, and being with her dog

Favorite Food: Pasta

Favorite Hobby: Scrapbooking

Favorite TV Show: Anything on Disney XD


Tyler Henderson

Teays Valley, WV

Parents: Chris and Sammi Henderson

Siblings: Aubree

Favorite Activity: Playing basketball

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Hobby: Playing and building Legos

Favorite TV Show: Goosebumps



Braden Kirk

Charleston, WV

Parents: Jason and Samantha Kirk and Penny and Chris Lewis

Siblings: Carter and Mckenzie

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Football, hunting 

Favorite Food: Hot Wings

Favorite Hobby: Football

Favorite TV Show: Outdoor Channel and Football



Khloe Kirby

St. Albans, WV

Parent: Brittany Barnett

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Softball, shooting, fishing

Favorite Food: Mexican

Favorite Hobbies: Drawing

Favorite TV Show: My Little Pony


Wyatt Chestnut

East Bank, WV

Parents: Kevin and Rose

Siblings: Willow and Cody

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Fishing, hunting, trapping, camping, kayaking, soccer, basketball, and track

Favorite Food: Cheeseburgers, fries, fresh-caught fish

Favorite Hobbies: Collecting minerals and ball cards and playing Minecraft

Favorite TV Show:  Amazing World of Gumball and Gravity Falls


Ezra Clagg

Barboursville, WV

Parents: Brian and Brittany

Siblings: Kenzie

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Looking for animals and bugs

Favorite Food: Chicken

Favorite Hobbies: Watching the squirrels eat out of the feeder

Favorite TV Show: Andy Griffith and Paw Patrol


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Garrett's Bend, WV

Parents: Luke and Amber

Siblings: Dakota and Tanner

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Hunting, Soccer, and Football

Favorite Food: BBQ ribs

Favorite Hobby: Hunting, archery and shooting guns

Favorite TV Show: Duck Dynasty



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Dominic Taylor

East Bank, WV

Siblings: Andrea and Jaxon

Parents: Michael Taylor

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Playing Basketball

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Hobby: Building Legos

Favorite TV Show: Treehouse Masters


Clayton Hager

Griffithsville, WV

Siblings: Eric Jr.

Parents: Eric and Stephanie Hager

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Camping and Swimming

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Hobby: Playing Games

Favorite TV Show: Anything on Animal Planet


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Kailee Lacy

St. Albans, WV

Siblings: Caleb, Brianna, and Chris

Parents: Jennifer and Brian Lacy

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Fishing and going out on the boat with her family

Favorite Food: Hamburgers

Favorite TV Show: Descendants


Taylor Fisher

St. Albans, WV

Siblings: Brother Jackson Fisher

Parents: Joe Fisher and Heather Bower

Favorite Outdoor Activities:  Hunting & Fishing.

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Hobby:  Hunting

Favorite TV Show:  Dressed to Kill TV


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Matthew Estep

Bloomingrose, WV

Siblings: Melanie Estep

Parents: Thomas & Sara Estep

Favorite Outdoor Activities:  Deer hunting, fishing, playing basketball, riding side by side, and seeing deer.

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite Hobby:  Riding Daddy's side by side and playing with toy farm equipment.

Favorite TV Show:  Duck Dynasty


Aiden Paul Jackson

Cross Lanes, WV

Siblings: Austin Jackson

Parents: Paul and Sarah Jackson

Favorite Outdoor Activities:  Soccer, Hunting, Fishing, Knee boarding behind our boat. Riding Mountain Bikes and activities with Pack 28 Sacred Heart Cub Scouts and helping Sacred Heart Troop 2 Boy Scouts.

Favorite Food: Steak and Ribs

Favorite Hobby:  Building Legos! I love Legos!

Favorite TV Show:  Full House, Sponge Bob and The Discovery Channel.

Any special notes:  I also like to play outside with my little Yorkie named Lilly. My travel soccer team Charleston Football Club (CFC) won our first U10 Boys Championship at the Great Teays Soccer Fall Challenge Tournament on Nov 2 2014.


Sydnie Laike Wolfe

Member Spotlight - Sydnie Wolfe, Chapmanville, WVChapmanville, WV

Siblings: Brodie and Kylie

Parents: Roger and Robin

Favorite Outdoor Activities: tennis, swimming, fishing, bb guns, hiking, and archery

Favorite Food: chicken nuggets and pizza

Favorite Hobby: reading

Favorite TV Show: American Ninja Warrior and Every Witch Way

Sydnie enjoys being outside mostly in the fall and winter. She is very excited about starting second grade and hopes to learn more about the archery program her dad teaches in the Chapmanville area schools. She loves target shooting with her bb gun.


Sailor Roberts

Charleston, WV

Siblings: Sisters Zailee and Scout

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Shooting her gun, riding her 4-wheeler and swinging on the sing set

Favorite Food: Broccoli and Carrots

Favorite Hobby: Horseback Riding

Favorite TV Show: Paw Patrol

Sailor also enjoys speind time at her farm. She loves seeing the cows, gathering the eggs and looking for molly-moochers in the spring.


Alex Gore

St. Albans, WV

Congratulations to Alex Gore of St. Albans, WV, our newest Member Spotlight!

School: Hayes Middle School, 6th grade

Favorite Outdoor Activities: Fishing, football, swimming in the Coal River

Favorite Food: Buffalo Wild Wings boneless wings

Favorite Hobby: Fishing and playing Minecraft

Favorite TV Show: Hunting shows and Walking Dead

Alex has a big, generous heart and loves spending time with his mom and step-dad on their boat. He enjoys riding bikes with his frieds and fishing with his older brother, Cody.

Hunter Huffman

Walton, WV

Congratulations to Hunter Huffman of Walton, WV, our newest Member Spotlight!

Is In What Grade at School: 5th Grade at Walton Elementary Middle School

Siblings: Sister, Ashlea Huffman

Parents: Mark & Debbie Huffman

Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hunting, Fishing, Playing Basketball

Favorite Foods: Salisbury Steak, Chicken Pot Pie and Deer Meat

Favorite Hobby: Playing on iPod

Favorite TV Show: Call of the Wildman "Turtleman"

Hunter is an all-around great kid - at school and home. He is always on the honor roll at school and has been picked two years in a row for math field day. He has played three years of basketball, four years of baseball, and is in his 3rd year of 4-H, in which he shows a goat at the WV Black Walnut Festival (shown in picture). Hunter enjoys spending time with his family.


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