WEST MADISON – The No. 1 ranked Scott High School soccer team earned a Section 2 championship on Saturday with a 1-0 over Cardinal Conference foe Winfield, but their path to a potential championship may stop there.
WEST MADISON – Scott football coach Shane Griffith said that it was one of the hardest decisions he’s made as a coach but he’s confident he made the right one.
MORGANTOWN -- After a rough start, those in the crowd of 10,759 -- the first to be permitted at a West Virginia home game this season -- saw largely what they had been seeing from their couches and bar stools so far this year.
SETH — A new turf infield and on-deck areas have been installed at Sherman High School, and the project has been completed in just a few months, thanks to the donations of businesses, former players and community members.
CHAPMANVILLE — Scott High volleyball (6-7) played Chapmanville Regional High School (10-11) at the Lady Tiger’s court on Oct. 15. The two teams played once before at Scott, where the Lady Hawks beat them 2-0 in a tri match with Wayne.
MADISON — Scott High School soccer’s (8-0-1) first bout against Woodrow Wilson (6-4-4) earlier this season ended with a 4-4 draw. Since then, Scott has hit milestone after milestone, overcoming competitors and moving up both the state and national ranks. The two teams faced off again on Oct.…
SETH — A gnashing defensive effort and a series of big downfield offensive plays led Sherman High to a 48-0 thrashing of Van High in the “Showdown for the Shovel” rivalry football game at Zontini Field on Friday, Oct. 16.
Marshall's big defensive stop at the end of the first half preserved a two-score lead and kept the Herd from relinquishing momentum in a 35-17 win at Louisiana Tech.
On Saturday afternoon, Holliday watched his Herd team get tough in big situations, using a goal-line stand at the end of the first half and registering six sacks to help propel a 35-17 win over Louisiana Tech at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston, Louisiana.
WEST MADISON – Ripley used an early passing game, a running game that took traction late combined with key defensive stops in the red zone to defeat Scott in West Madison, 28-0 on Tuesday evening.
SETH – A gnashing defensive effort and a series of big downfield offensive plays led Sherman High to a 48-0 thrashing of Van High in the “Showdown for the Shovel” rivalry football game at Zontini Field on Oct. 16.
West Virginia University basketball coach Bob Huggins sat down on his back porch for a video conference call with the media looking like he had just stepped out of a duck blind.
After last Saturday’s 27-21 win in double overtime against Baylor, the current state of the West Virginia University football team’s two main units seem pretty clear — the defense is surging and the offense needs some work.
WELCH — Sherman High traveled to Welch on Oct. 2 to help the Mount View Golden Knights usher in a new era of Class A football in the new Vic Nystrom Stadium. The quad from Welch broke in the new digs with style in the form of a 55-28 win.
WHEELING — The Sherman High golf team finished No. 5 in Class A with its appearance at the West Virginia State Tournament at Olgebay Park in Wheeling last week.
Marshall's defense turned three Western Kentucky fumbles into 21 points and Brenden Knox rushed for 107 yards and three scores to lead the Herd to a 38-14 win over the Hilltoppers on Saturday.
Western Kentucky's trek through Conference USA starts with a pair of major rivalry games for the Hilltoppers. WKU started the season on the road at Middle Tennessee on Saturday before they host Marshall next week.
MADISON — Scott High volleyball (1-3) took on the 2-1 Sherman Lady Tide during a tri with Ravenswood at the Lady Skyhawks’ home court on Sept. 29. The two sides previously met on Sept. 8, when Sherman defeated the Madison side 2-1.
MADISON — One day after beating rivals Winfield High 6-1, the No. 1 ranked Class AA Scott High School (5-1-0) took on a team above its weight class in AAA school Cabell Midland High (6-0).
MADISON — The Scott High School boys’ soccer team (4-0-1) hosted the Winfield High School Generals (1-1-1) last Wednesday, the first meeting between the Skyhawks and the Putnam County side this season.
SETH — Sherman High used a stinging defense and fought off a strong Scott High effort in the fourth quarter to hold on and beat the Skyhawks at Zontini Field, 14-8, on Monday, Sept. 28.
MORGANTOWN — It took two overtime periods, but West Virginia finally got out of its own way enough to take advantage of someone else’s mistake.
HUNTINGTON — The winning pitcher from possibly the greatest victory in the history of Marshall University baseball has died. Greg Rowsey, 63, died Wednesday night.
MADISON – Boone County Economic Development Corporation and Authority Director Kris Mitchell expanded on what was a story published by WSAZ News on Oct. 2 that stated the West Virginia National Guard were going to completely move their operations off of the former Hobet Mining site, currentl…
BOONE COUNTY - Van High received over 400 yards rushing combined from Brady Green, Shaun Booth and Kalen Booth and the Bulldogs defense smothered the Montcalm (0-4) offense as Van (2-1) rolled to a 51-15 win at Herschel Jarrell Field.
Grant Wells’ second start as Marshall University’s quarterback wasn’t the same as his revelatory inaugural start. After throwing for 307 yards and four touchdowns against Eastern Kentucky, the George Washington High graduate came back to earth, throwing for 163 yards, no touchdowns and an in…
HUNTINGTON — For the third-straight academic year, Marshall University’s men’s and women’s soccer teams both earned the United Soccer Coaches Team Academic Award, the organization announced Thursday.
MADISON — Boone County is home to exceptional student athletes who strive to succeed in all they do, whether that is on the field, on the court, or in the classroom. One such student is Scott High School senior Lilly Bias, who is captain of the girls’ soccer team coached by Woody Hunter.
At least one fall prep sport will give all its athletes a chance to move forward in the postseason. But that chance comes with some caveats.
BOONE COUNTY — Through the COVID-19 pandemic, gridiron coaches in Boone County are feeling the pressure of lost revenue from Friday night football games, which serve as community hubs for rural communities throughout the state of West Virginia.
GRAYSON, Ky. — The Tolsia Rebels were trailing by two touchdowns when their game against East Carter High School ended Friday night, but they are hoping that it’s ruled ‘no contest’ after administrators called the game near the end of the third quarter.
STILLWATER, Okla. — Neal Brown admitted in the days leading up to West Virginia’s game at No. 15 Oklahoma State that the matchup would be an important test for his team.
SETH – Zontini Field will be abuzz tonight with the energy that only a renewed rivalry can bring as Class A Sherman High will host Class AA Scott High in a football matchup for the first time since 2011.
Boone County prep football players Hunter Bowling, Davy Jarrell, Alan Javins, Coach Ricky Runion, Billy Mullins, Kalen Booth, Jessie Blankenship, Byron Stewart and Slade Adams attend a peaceful protest to encourage state officials to allow fall sports to resume play as the COVID-19 color-cod…
MADISON — After a 10-0 rout of Shady Spring days prior, Scott High School’s Class AA, No. 1 ranked boys’ soccer (3-0-1) played No. 2 ranked defending AA-A State Champions Fairmont Senior (4-0) at home on Saturday, Sept. 12, marking a major test for the much-anticipated 2020 Skyhawks team.
BOONE COUNTY — Following Boone County’s designation as orange on the state’s COVID-19 color-coded map system and subsequent changeover to Gov. Jim Justice’s new gold status, Boone County Schools’ extracurricular sports were brought to a standstill last week. Soccer and volleyball coaches fro…
As Marshall broke down its next opponent during their season-opener on Saturday, what they saw was an Appalachian State team that hindered itself with mistakes in a 35-20 win over Charlotte.