RACHEL — The North Marion boy’s 2019-20 season was one of the best in program history, however, the worst part about it was the piling up of victories never definitively stopped, nor did the joys of playing with one another ever reach a hard-and-fast conclusion.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
FAIRMONT — Just when Fairmont Senior High had revved up to its peak form last March, the state’s entire basketball landscape shut down for the 2019-20 season.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
RACHEL — Just over 11 months to the day since North Marion’s 25-1 season and quest to capture the program’s fifth-ever state basketball title unraveled last March amid the upstart of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lady Huskies returned to the court Tuesday ready to start anew in their championsh…
Thursday, February 11, 2021
FAIRMONT — There hasn’t been any shooting nor ball handling. And any 1-on-1 sparring remains on hold as well. Ditto for partner tumbling or rehearsing teamwide routines.
Saturday, February 06, 2021
WHEELING — When he was 3 years old, Coleman Meredith decided the sport of soccer was going to be one of his main priorities in life. And since then, a soccer ball has hardly left his side.
Thursday, February 04, 2021
FAIRMONT — During Fairmont Senior’s years-long rise into one of the premier high school football programs in all of West Virginia, the Polar Bears have constructed a culture based on competitiveness and brotherhood. And through the years, those two pillars of the Fairmont Senior program have…
WHEELING — After losing nine seniors from last year’s Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Class 5A championship squad, many would have thought the Wheeling Park boys soccer team would have more of a rebuilding year.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
CLARKSBURG — Wheeling Park defeated Parkersburg South, 1-0, in a clash of titans in the Class AAA girls soccer state championship game.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
FAIRMONT — Going into the 2020 season last fall, Fairmont Senior’s main ticket back to its fourth state championship game in five years was always the talent and intangibles of star quarterback and defensive back Gage Michael.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
FAIRMONT — When Fairmont Senior High entered this past fall aiming for a repeat state soccer championship, it did so with a trio of aces in its pocket in the superstar triad of brother Isaac and Jonas Branch and Bubby Towns.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
FAIRMONT — The WVSSAC charted the complete path for the resumption of high school sports on Feb. 15 by releasing the updated sports calendar for both winter and spring sports on Wednesday.
Monday, January 11, 2021
FAIRMONT — Following a month of uncertainty, the high school sports world in West Virginia received a bit of clarity and finally a morsel of good news on Monday.
Friday, January 08, 2021
FAIRMONT — One burst onto the scene as a freshman newcomer, a youngster with the skill set and wherewithal to potentially guide East Fairmont’s program to new heights in the years to come. The other capped off a heralded career as a firmly established talent who helped power Fairmont Senior …
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
PLEASANT VALLEY — There was one final leap to be had for East Fairmont senior Somer Stover as she entered into the final year of what was already a well-established and accolade-laden career with the Lady Bees on the volleyball court this fall. Stover burst onto the scene as a freshman to be…
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
FAIRMONT — In October at the WVSSAC State Meet, Fairmont Senior sophomore Lydia Falkenstein stepped to the starting line for the biggest race of her career to date. Individually, Falkenstein was an underdog, with her two most accomplished rivals ranked ahead of her in the field. And as a tea…
Friday, December 25, 2020
Thursday, December 24, 2020
SPRING VALLEY — When one thinks of Spring Valley’s football program, the first thing that comes to mind is the offensive line.
When your program ends the season as the state’s Class AAA champion, you’re unlikely to harbor many regrets, but there is just this one for South Charleston coach Donnie Mays — he didn’t get to see Zeiqui Lawton carry the ball.
FAIRMONT — They were the two first team all-state pillars of Fairmont Senior’s rise back to the top of Class AA this fall, and now both Polar Bears quarterback Gage Michael and offensive tackle Aidan Green are officially prepared to take their talents to the college level next autumn.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
RACHEL — When he entered the North Marion High golf program as a freshman four years ago, he became the spark that initially triggered a team-wide turnaround. And when he exited that same NMHS program this fall on the 18th hole at the state tournament — an incredible up-and-down birdie by th…
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
PRINCETON — When Princeton Senior High School’s Ethan Parsons was playing varsity football for head coach Chris Pedigo as a freshman, toward the end of the season he tried his hand at a number of offensive skill positions — including quarterback.
Friday, December 18, 2020
FAIRMONT — Game in and game out throughout the 2020 season, Fairmont Senior always had one major weapon in its quiver compared to its opponents: Star quarterback Gage Michael.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
This bulletin board of achievement wasn’t one of individual statistical benchmarks, team-based goals, or standards of athletic character. It didn’t even have anything to do with football at all.
- The genie is out of the bottle
- Home is where the heart is: Huggins' love, appreciation for West Virginia guides Mountaineers
- Marion County Technical Center offers real-world experience in the classroom
- First Semester Honor Roll
- Hertzel: Culver is best rebounder in WVU history
- Bees' young, overhauled roster ready to hit the basketball court
- Fairmont State golf teams "flock" yards to raise funds
- Fairmont Senior wrestling stockpiled with talent, ready to vie for title this season
- Vaccination clinic targets Black community
- Polar Bears primed to surge again after strong end to last season