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Capital runs away from Riverside 50-0 in opener (video, gallery)
KENNY KEMP | Gazette-Mail
Capital runs away from Riverside 50-0 in opener (video, gallery)

Capital coach Jon Carpenter talked to his team during the offseason about avoiding the approach of defending its Class AAA title. Rather, he wanted the Cougars to simply be in the fight for another one, and make their own identity.

Well,...

Capital runs away from Riverside 50-0 in opener (video, gallery)
Capital runs away from Riverside 50-0 in opener (video, gallery)

Capital coach Jon Carpenter talked to his team during the offseason about avoiding the approach of defending its Class AAA title. Rather, he wanted the Cougars to simply be in the fight for another one, and make their own identity.

Well,...

Bridgeport romps past Buckhannon-Upshur 50-13

BUCKHANNON — In winning the last two Class AA state championships, Bridgeport hasn’t had to make amends for many mistakes.

But when senior quarterback Zack Spurlock made a big one in the earliest...

Pratt cements role as Capital’s unquestioned leader
Pratt cements role as Capital’s unquestioned leader

Tyrhee Pratt had plenty of talent surrounding him in his first three years as the starting quarterback at Capital High School.

That actually hasn’t changed now that Pratt is a senior. What has changed, however, is Pratt’s role...

GW girls soccer improves to 2-0 under Sadeghian

Ali Sadeghian had a successful coaching stint with the Sissonville girls soccer program, including winning a state title two seasons ago.

Sadeghian, now in his first year coaching the George Washington girls, is hoping for continued success with ...

Prep soccer roundup: St. Albans boys blank Capital 4-0

St. Albans received single goals from four different players in a 4-0 win over Capital in boys high school soccer Thursday evening.

John Michael Asseff, Garrett Albert, Anthony Goode and Komron Aminzadh scored for the Red Dragons (2-0-0)....

Roundup: Van Horn wins WVGA Senior Series event at Snowshoe

Steve VanHorn of Morgantown shot the low round of the day, an even-par 72 Thursday, to win the Senior division at the West Virginia Golf Association Senior Series event at the Raven course in Snowshoe.

David Grubb of Charleston had a 76 to lead...

Ex-Marshall QB Cato leaves CFL game with injury

Former Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato was forced out of the Montreal Alouettes’ Canadian Football League game Thursday night against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats with an apparent lower-body injury.

Cato left with about 11 minutes left in the ...

Prep football scores, schedule, summaries — Aug. 27

Thursday’s statewide results

Bridgeport 50, Buckhannon-Upshur 13

Capital 50, Riverside 0

Mount View 50, River View 0

Thursday’s...

Mitch Vingle: WVU, Baylor, Big 12 and learning lessons
Mitch Vingle: WVU, Baylor, Big 12 and learning lessons

WVU athletic director Shane Lyons spent Monday and Tuesday of this week at Big 12 meetings in New Orleans.

The league has a partnership with the Sugar Bowl, which hosted a dinner, and it was a good time for the ADs to get their heads together....

WVU cornerbacks, receivers learn from one another in practice

MORGANTOWN — Only during practice plays are West Virginia’s cornerbacks and receivers enemies. Any other time they are together, teammates trying to help one another get better.

Junior cornerback Daryl ...

Offensive line depth a plus for Marshall

HUNTINGTON — The one thing about Alex Mirabal’s offensive line: He likes to pick his starting five and “let them eat.” With that philosophy, Marshall’s reserves will stay on the sidelines ...

UC to continue using multiple quarterbacks

There is at least one football cliché to which University of Charleston coach Pat Kirkland does not subscribe.

It’s said that if you have two quarterbacks, you don’t have one. For the Golden Eagles, if they have two...

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