FAIRMONT — It was a collective one step forward, two steps back for East Fairmont High soccer in its home girls’ and boys’ doubleheader versus Linsly on Saturday.
2020 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW
When East Fairmont, Fairmont Senior and North Marion high schools return to the gridiron on Sept. 4, they’ll do so in the face of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that is liable to take the 2020 high school season in West Virginia in any direction.
FAIRMONT — Nearly every member of the Fairmont Senior High’s 2019 squad had likely suffered losses and endured defeats on the turf of East-West Stadium.
RACHEL — The stretch run of the 2018 season forced veteran North Marion High coach Daran Hays and his staff to ponder: Do we need to change?
PLEASANT VALLEY — East Fairmont High second-year head football coach Shane Eakle admitted even he was surprised the Bees pulled out four wins in 2019 in his debut season as head coach after returning to his alma mater following a long assistant coaching stint at Tucker County High.
2020 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW
FAIRMONT — Chandler Zavala, Fairmont State’s 2018 All-American and two-time all-region guard, said he’s been relatively fine managing the restrictions and uncertainties that have become the everyday reality for his Falcon teammates and hundreds of other college football players across the Mo…
MORGANTOWN — When they built Mountaineer Field and then opened it up for business 40 years ago they etched into the history books a perfect place to divide WVU’s modern era from its early days.
Friday, September 18, 2020
FAIRMONT — It had been nearly three years to the day since Fairmont Senior had last lost a regular season game, and even that defeat Sept. 22, 2017, at University was fraught with controversy.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
North Marion recorded a four-person, 9-hole score of 188 on Wednesday at The Elks Golf Course in Elkins to win a quad match over Elkins, Philip Barbour and Lewis County.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
FAIRMONT — It took a little bit longer than expected, but the majority of the Big 10 has finally taken the field for the 2020 high school football season.
FAIRMONT — It was a cool and collected response by North Marion High in Week 2 after rival Fairmont Senior hit the Huskies with an echoing boom on the game’s very first play courtesy of a 93-yard kickoff return touchdown from Kieshawn Cottingham.
FAIRMONT — A crosstown rivalry, one full of history and stoked in recent years by a run of classic games, hit the field again for its latest installment on Tuesday as East vs. West took center-stage in the Friendly City at East-West Stadium.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
FAIRMONT — It was more stale than it was scintillating and certainly more grimy than it was glorious, but when all was said and done, the end result was satisfying all the same for Fairmont Senior.
FAIRMONT — A crosstown rivalry, one full of history and stoked in recent years by a run of classic games, hit the field again for its latest installment on Tuesday as East vs. West took center stage in the Friendly City.
Saturday, September 12, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020
RACHEL — North Marion High took the field for its home opener undaunted by the challenge and unintimidated by the moment as arch rival and Class AA powerhouse Fairmont Senior came to Roy Michael Field. The Huskies, at long last in their series with FSHS, were armed with the physicality, dyna…
FAIRMONT — The disappointing finish to last season has fueled their motivations in the months since, but the past few weeks have more so revolved around frustration with opportunity after opportunity passing Fairmont Senior High by.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
FAIRMONT — In a doubleheader sweep for Fairmont Senior over Big 10 Conference foe Philip Barbour on Thursday at East-West Stadium, one game was a smooth-sailing cruise and the other was a draining meat grinder.
FAIRMONT — Already during the young 2020 season, defending Class AA/A state champion Fairmont Senior High proved it’s powerful and flashed the dynamism that will be the cornerstones of a run at a repeat.
MONONGAH — Wednesday’s celebration was always a guarantee. The possibility of the one looming in about another month’s time, however, was anything but.
PLEASANT VALLEY — North Marion's scrappiness and energy gave host East Fairmont all it could handle on senior night, but the Lady Bees' sheer power and steely composure ultimately outlasted the plucky Huskies by a whisker on Wednesday at East Fairmont High School.
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
FAIRMONT — Lights turned on across the state Friday as high school football kicked off what was a special and different debut to the 2020 season.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
FAIRMONT — It was perhaps the most overlooked thrill ride in Marion County prep sports in the 2019-20 season, but just in case any folks either missed it or forgot about it, East Fairmont and North Marion shoved their budding soccer rivalry back into the spotlight again in their first rematc…
Sunday, September 06, 2020
KINGWOOD — There wasn’t much of a secret to Preston’s struggles in its 32-0 loss to North Marion High on Friday night — five turnovers are hard to overcome.
RACHEL — North Marion High’s girl’s soccer season opener on Saturday against visiting Frankfort was a party each and every team member was welcome to join as NMHS went deep into its bench and had six different goal scorers in a runaway 7-0 victory.
Saturday, September 05, 2020
- Before he walked on at WVU, Jack Crow sneaked in to Mountaineer Field
- Armed with its new nonprofit status, Main Street Rivesville launches first initiative
- Fairmont veteran was much more than a serial murder victim
- Fairmont woman one of 17 people charged in heroin and crack ring
- Mannington residents raising funds to help city buy a K9 officer
- WVU freshmen turned some heads last Saturday, but will it last?
- Huskies end 20-year drought, defeat Polar Bears at Field Club
- After 1 week is it fair to Jarret Doege is the real deal?
- Governor's Order: Fairmont State, other regional universities set aside dorm for COVID quarantine
- Marion County Schools still on track for safe year amid COVID-19