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Capital’s Bays draws inspiration from little brother
KENNY KEMP | Gazette-Mail
Capital’s Bays draws inspiration from little brother

Fear can be a great motivator, to hear Capital football coach Jon Carpenter tell it.

“I think that to be successful, you’ve got to have somebody at home you’re afraid to disappoint,” the sixth-year Cougars coach said...

Girls soccer: Hoover cruises past Mingo Central 11-0

Mingo Central’s Jamie Moore’s evening got off to an inauspicious start when Herbert Hoover fired three shots on goal in the ninety seconds of Wednesday evening’s girls high school soccer match.

Unfortunately for the...

Capital’s Bays draws inspiration from little brother
Capital’s Bays draws inspiration from little brother

Fear can be a great motivator, to hear Capital football coach Jon Carpenter tell it.

“I think that to be successful, you’ve got to have somebody at home you’re afraid to disappoint,” the sixth-year Cougars coach said...

GW’s Miller, Paul Blazer’s Baker meet in battle of the backs
GW’s Miller, Paul Blazer’s Baker meet in battle of the backs

It could be a battle of the backs Friday night at Putnam Stadium in Ashland, Kentucky.

Paul Blazer’s Quinton Baker, a first-team all-state running back who has already committed to Marshall, could get a run for his money from George...

Prep soccer: Winfield girls blank George Washington 2-0
Prep soccer: Winfield girls blank George Washington 2-0

In a match between two of the state’s preeminent girls soccer programs, Winfield showed yet again why it is the team all others have been chasing in recent seasons.

The Generals, winners of the last three Class AAA state championships,...

Prep soccer: George Washington boys improve to 6-0
Prep soccer: George Washington boys improve to 6-0

If at first you don’t succeed, try and try again.

That motto proved true for George Washington as the Patriots peppered the Winfield defense with 21 shots and pounded their way to 4-1 victory Tuesday night at Andrew Jordon Field at Trace ...

Charleston Catholic boys top Huntington
Charleston Catholic boys top Huntington

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Catholic boys soccer team has been no stranger to deficits so far this season.

The Irish have trailed in each of their last two games, but both times Catholic responded, rallying for the second...

Capital, South Charleston set to go another round
Capital, South Charleston set to go another round

Not much has changed since Capital and South Charleston met for the Class AAA title nine months ago.

Both programs are still regarded among the best in the state, and as having some of the best athletes in West Virginia. Capital holds the top...

Prep football notebook: Balanced approach pays off for GW

George Washington football coach Steve Edwards Jr. doesn’t have the flashiest offensive lineup he’s had in the last decade, but as far as depth, the Patriots are in good shape early in the 2015 season.

Forget for a moment that GW...

Lucas leads Buffalo to win over Parkersburg Catholic
Lucas leads Buffalo to win over Parkersburg Catholic

PARKERSBURG — Buffalo rode the running of all-state tailback Jordan Tucker to lofty heights last season. It looks like the Bison may have found a pretty good replacement for him this season.

Junior Dylan Lucas ...

Friday’s prep football: Wahama wallops Ravenswood

Philip Hoffman threw three first-half touchdown passes and both Colton Arrington and Jared Nutter ran for 100-plus yards Friday night as Wahama stormed to a 42-0 prep football victory against visiting Ravenswood.

Hoffman hit on 8 of 11 passes...

Prep soccer: Winfield girls blank Washington 6-0

Sydney Cavender scored three goals to lead Winfield to a 6-0 home win over Washington Saturday in a rematch of the 2014 girls Class AAA championship game.

Jordan Pauley, Mary Lawman and Kate Bryant added single goals for the Generals (4-0), who...

Week 1: Scores, schedule, summaries

Week 1

Saturday’s results

Buffalo 53, Parkersburg Catholic 20

Valley Wetzel 24, Bridgeport, Ohio 8

Saturday’s summary

Buffalo 21 13 6 13—53

Park. Catholic 7 0 0 13—20

First...

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