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GIRLS SOCCER: Winfield loaded for another run at a state title
GIRLS SOCCER: Winfield loaded for another run at a state title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The road for West Virginia high school soccer annually finishes in Beckley with the state championships, and this year many Kanawha Valley teams figure prominently as hopefuls to make that trip.

Winfield (AAA) and...

PREP BASKETBALL: New coach gets to know Winfield squad
PREP BASKETBALL: New coach gets to know Winfield squad

While a lot of high schools are using the three-week summer practice period to travel and play as many games as possible, the Winfield basketball program has taken a different approach.

Bryan England, the first-year Generals head coach, is...

PREP BASKETBALL: College coaches flock to St. Albans Shootout
PREP BASKETBALL: College coaches flock to St. Albans Shootout

The St. Albans Lady Dragons Shootout showed signs of continued growth during the first day of the two-day event Tuesday in St. Albans.

Along with the followers from 31 schools and 32 teams, the attendees at Tex Williams Gymnasium included more...

PREP BASKETBALL: Wait was worth it for new Capital girls coach

Longtime Cougars’ boys assistant takes over girls program

SOFTBALL: Former Charleston Catholic standout to represent her country

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Marty Wilcox has had a lot of success over the years with the sport of softball, earning accolades along the way.

The former Charleston Catholic standout just recently, though, earned her greatest recognition....

COLLEGE ATHLETICS: In-state recruits could be swayed by schools that can do more for the student-athlete
COLLEGE ATHLETICS: In-state recruits could be swayed by schools that can do more for the student-athlete

Editor’s note: This is part three of a five-part series titled “Moving Mountains: How the reformation of intercollegiate athletics could affect West Virginia schools and the amateurism of the student-athlete.” This story appeared...

PREP TRACK: Poca’s Buckley named Gatorade athlete of the year
PREP TRACK: Poca’s Buckley named Gatorade athlete of the year

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Excellence hardly eludes Poca senior Christian Buckley, a two-time double-winner at the West Virginia high school track and field state championships, though the Dot thrower recently added an honor seldom awarded to a non-...

MOUNTAIN EAST: Nitro’s McDonough to play baseball at W.Va. State

West Virginia State University announced Tuesday that Nitro High standout Ryan McDonough has signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Yellow Jackets.

McDonough was used mostly in the outfield this past season but played multiple...

PREP FOOTBALL: Stewart lays foundation as Poca’s new coach

As step one in the process of following a football institution like Poca’s Bob Lemley, first-year coach Ted Stewart plans to use his summer practice period to build a foundation in fundamentals and commitment.

Stewart, who formerly...

Fulford leaves Huntington Prep for Missouri

Rob Fulford is headed to college.

The University of Missouri announced Monday the hiring of Fulford as an assistant coach with the Tigers’ men’s basketball program. Fulford spent the past five seasons at Huntington Prep, where he...

PREP FOOTBALL: Defense, special teams highlight South’s win over North in All-Star Classic

There was a lot of offensive firepower on the field in Saturday night’s North-South All-Star Football Classic.

But it was aggressive and opportunistic defensive and special teams efforts that stole the show for the South Cardinals in a 46-...

PREP FOOTBALL: Defense, special teams highlight South’s win over North in All-Star Classic

There was a lot of offensive firepower on the field in Saturday night’s North-South All-Star Football Classic.

But it was aggressive and opportunistic defensive and special teams efforts that stole the show for the South Cardinals in a 46-...

PREP BASKETBALL: Elmore caps career with MVP performance in North-South Classic

George Washington’s Jon Elmore had already had a standout senior season, leading the Patriots to the state tournament and earning statewide Player of the Year honors.

The GW graduate and Virginia Military Institute recruit added one more...

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