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  • North’s Banker plans to walk on at FSU

    North Marion’s Chase Banker didn’t have to venture very far to get the ball rolling on his athletic future.
    The Huskies’ dual-sport athlete has decided where he’ll play next season and plans to walk on to the basketball team at Fairmont State.

    June 28, 2014

  • North's Banker staying close to home

    North Marion's Chase Banker didn't have to venture very far to get the ball rolling on his athletic future.

    June 27, 2014

  • Joe Harold mw.jpg Harold poised to lead brand new O-Line for FSHS

    Pocket protectors aren’t only vital to keeping your pressed shirts from getting gunk on them. They’re also the most important aspect that an offensive line can offer to its quarterback.  
    And senior lineman Joe Harold hopes to provide that for the Polar Bears this fall.

    June 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • tristan riggs mw.jpg Riggs hopes to provide spark to Huskies’ run game

    Every offense needs a wild card.
    And North Marion coach Daran Hays thinks he’s found that wild card in a unique position: wing back.
    By nature, the Huskies aren’t a Wing-T offense. But that doesn’t mean they won’t mix it up a little bit and incorporate it into the offense.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Marion County well-represented in final football game of season

     As the final whistle sounded Saturday night at Laidley Field in Charleston, the North-South Football Classic came to a close. And so, too, did the high school playing careers of six Marion County football players.

    June 23, 2014

  • WELCH COLUMN: Banker ends roller coaster season on high note

    The bright lights of the field had faded away. The roar of the crowd had been drowned out. And Chase Banker had come back to Marion County after playing his final snap of organized football.

    June 23, 2014

  • NMHS ??:WW #12.jpg Fairmont Senior 7v7 tournament a success: PHOTOS

    Once the rolling rain showers passed through the area, 35 teams were able to complete a full day of soccer at the Fairmont Senior 7v7 tournament at Fairmont State Saturday.
    Local teams as well as teams from all over the state were able to take part in the tournament with Parkersburg boys’ and Parkersburg South’s girls’ teams winning their respective divisions.

    June 22, 2014 6 Photos

  • South routs North, 46-26, in North-South Classic

    Normally all-star football games are all about offense, with defense almost an afterthought.
    The South Cardinals refused to play by those rules Saturday night in the North-South All-Star Classic.
    The boys in red forced four turnovers — returning two for touchdowns — and turned a 14-13 halftime deficit into a 46-26 runaway, which wasn't even that close.

    June 22, 2014

  • harvath.jpg Harvath, ODP look to make way into record books

    History is in the making for the West Virginia 1997 Olympic Development Program boys’ soccer team this weekend.
    The team is the first boys’ program to advance out of group play, which was held two weeks ago in New Jersey, and just the second team to advance to regional after the 1996 girls’ ODP team did it in 2011.

    June 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • north-south.jpg Postlewait, Latocha, Sigley finish high school careers together

    “It was awesome.”
    That was the response as East Fairmont’s Tori Postlewait and North Marion’s Chelsi Latocha and Amanda Sigley gave over the phone after finishing up their final moments on a high school softball field at the North-South softball game in Buffalo.

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

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