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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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