The quarterback gets the girl.
It’s the classic high school love story, played out thousands of times in Hollywood films and small towns across the country. And at Lincoln High School, where the East Fairmont Bees play Friday at 7:30 p.m., the story is the same except for one major difference.
Quarterback Jarrod Kellar surely fits the mold with his 6-foot-2 frame and understated confidence. Last season he passed for a Big 10 best 2,300 yards and 17 touchdowns.
The only thing is after the Cougars put the ball in the end zone, he won’t be turning to the sideline to blow kisses to a pom-pom toting cheerleader.
Instead, he’ll take a knee, receive the snap and place it carefully on the turf as Emily Knight, the Cougars’ place-kicker — and Kellar’s girlfriend— dressed in shoulder pads, a football helmet and lipstick, tries to knock the ball through the uprights.
The quarterback gets the girl.
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Post 17 stays alive in American Legion state tournament
After a rather sloppy Area tournament, Post 17 Fairmont managed to turn things around Thursday afternoon at Hawley Filed in Morgantown, staying alive with a 4-2 win over Elkins in the American Legion state baseball tournament.
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Wheeling Post 1 pitcher Mo Felt nearly went the distance in a 7-6 victory over Fairmont Post 17 on Tuesday afternoon at the West Virginia American Legion Baseball State Tournament at Hawley Field.
Felt struck out seven in 8.1 innings of work in the team’s first-round victory over Fairmont.
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If you were to ask players on Fairmont American Legion Post 17’s roster who they looked up to, you’d find a familiar pattern.
Post 17 falls short of Area II championship
Sometimes getting a bad game out of your system is what a team needs.
Post 17 plays itself into Area II championship game: PHOTOS
The goal was simple for Post 17 Fairmont: Beat Bridgeport and advance to the state American Legion Tournament. But it left with more than a state tournament berth Saturday night at East Fairmont High School.
After beating Bridgeport, 11-8, Fairmont secured a spot in next week’s state tournament. But with one challenge down, Fairmont moved on to the next: Playing itself into an area championship game.
Post 17 plays itself into Area II championship game
The goal was simple for Post 17 Fairmont: beat Bridgeport and advance to the state American Legion Tournament. But it left with more than a state tournament berth Saturday night at East Fairmont High School.
Late rally douses Post 17’s flames: PHOTOS
It ain’t over till it’s over.
Post 2 Morgantown proved that against Post 17 Fairmont Friday night in the second day of action in the Area II American Legion tournament, Fairmont falling, 7-6, late to Morgantown.
After Fairmont found itself leading 6-5 heading into the eighth inning, momentum shifted hands.
Post 17 falls late to Morgantown
It ain’t over ‘til it’s over.
Mohr leads Post 17 past Bridgeport into winner’s bracket: PHOTOS
Sometimes breaking out of a slump at the right time can really lift a team.
As Post 17 Fairmont was trying to get the sour taste of a defeat against Morgantown out of their mouth from earlier in the week, so, too, was Fairmont’s Bailey Mohr.
Tough decision leads Bolander to Garrett
For East Fairmont’s James Bolander, deciding between playing soccer and baseball at the collegiate level was no easy task.
But in the end, Bolander went with his gut and one deciding factor.
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