Willie Akers Arena
Backstory and Context
Despite the small size of Logan, Willie Akers arena is one of the biggest high school basketball venues in the state of West Virginia with a capacity of around two thousand. After the arena opened, Logan won seven state championships and thirty-six section championships and Willie Akers won ore games than any other in Logan High School history in his twenty-one seasons. Akers had also been part of the 1956 West Virginia University Final Four team that included Jerry West.