The Wheeling Jesuit men and women won West Virginia Conference cross country championships hosted by Seton Hill Saturday.West Virginia Wesleyan took second in the men's team standings, followed by Seton Hill, Concord, Ohio Valley, Davis & Elkins, Alderson-Broaddus, West Liberty, Fairmont State, Glenville State and Bluefield State.On the women's side, Seton Hill took second place followed by West Virginia Wesleyan, Concord, Alerson-Broaddus, Fairmont State, Charleston, West Liberty, Pitt Johnstown, Ohio Valley, Davis & Elkins and Glenville State.The Griffins' Jeannie Bujdos won the women's individual title with a time of 22:05.32 and Concord's Robby Peters won the men's race with a time of 27:31.86.Concord's Peters and Seton Hill's Bujdos were named WVC cross country runners of the year.
Wheeling Jesuit's Ricky Moore was honored as the men's coach of the year and the Cardinals Joe Molek was named freshman of the year.Moore was also honored as the women's coach of the year with Alderson-Broaddus' Jenny Brewer named women's freshman of the year.nn
WVC TENNIS: West Virginia State earned a spot in the WVC women's championship by defeating Davis & Elkins 5-0 at the Schoenbaum Tennis Courts.WVSU will play West Liberty in the championship. The Hilltoppers defeated Charleston 5-2 to earn a spot in today's championship.nn
MU SOCCER: Jahvon Allison scored a first-half goal to give Marshall an early 1-0 lead, but UAB stormed back with two second-half goals to defeat the Thundering Herd 2-1 in Birmingham, Ala.It is Marshall's second-straight Conference USA loss and drops the Herd to 10-3-1 (2-3 C-USA). The Blazer improve to 8-5-2 (3-3 C-USA).
WVU SOCCER: The West Virginia women's team clinched the Big 12 regular-season championship Friday when second-place Texas lost 2-1 to Baylor in overtime. It is the first Big 12 title for WVU in any sport.
The Mountaineers (10-3-4, 6-0-1 Big 12) won their sixth regular-season conference championship under head coach Nikki Izzo-Brown and have one game remaining in the regular season - Oct. 26 at Texas.Prep football: Friday's gamesLOGAN 28, MINGO 16: Chris Marcum threw for two touchdowns, one on a fake punt, and ran for another score Friday night to lift Logan past visiting Mingo Central.
Marcum completed just 5 of 17 passes for 156 yards, but threw TDs of 84 yards to Khaleel Reynolds and 44 yards to Clayton Marcum, the latter on a second-half fake punt.Brant Williams also scored for the Wildcats (6-2) on a 50-yard run and Marcum added a 13-yard TD burst.For Logan, which came into the game 18th in the Class AAA playoff ratings, it marks a third straight winning season following a 1-9 mark in 2009.
For the Miners (4-4), tied for 13th in AA, Joe May had a 10-yard TD run in the first half.TOLSIA 40, CHAPMANVILLE 32: Dakota Robertson threw for three TDs and Dawson Presley ran for three more scores to pace the visiting Rebels (4-5) to a win.
Robertson found Morgan Williamson twice with scoring tosses of 22 and 20 yards and threw another to Terry Davis that covered 34 yards - all coming in the first half as Tolsia led 34-32 at the break.For the Tigers (4-4), Brandon White hit on 11 of 19 passes for 180 yards and ran 13 times for 96 yards and a TD. Also, Dustin Smith added two TD runs and returned an interception 70 yards for a score and defensive lineman Matthew Dingess had 11 tackles.