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With starter sidelined, Georgia Southern turns to Upshaw at quarterback
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With starter sidelined, Georgia Southern turns to Upshaw at quarterback

MORGANTOWN — The biggest development before the season at Georgia Southern is not necessarily the worst news for the Eagles and their Sept. 5 season opener at West Virginia.

Quarterback Kevin Ellison, who was...

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


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...

West Virginia Power sets potential home playoff date

The West Virginia Power, which held a nine-game lead in the South Atlantic League Northern Division heading into Thursday’s games, has set its potential playoff opener at Appalachian Power Park.

If the Power wins the second-half title, it ...

George Washington opens prep football season at Parkersburg

George Washington’s string of seven consecutive Class AAA playoff appearances wasn’t undone in one 2014 night, but there was one that seemed to spell doom for the streak over others.

The Patriots (5-5 in 2014) dropped a 27-24...

Ex-Capital High coach sues, alleging age discrimination

A longtime Capital High School boys basketball coach alleges he was fired earlier this year because of his age.

Carl Clark, 68, who led the Cougars for 21 years, filed a lawsuit Aug. 3 against the Kanawha County Board of Education, claiming age ...

Power’s Tucker has surgery on torn labrum

West Virginia Power shortstop Cole Tucker, the Pittsburgh Pirates’ first-round pick in the 2014 baseball draft, had surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder.

Recovery from the injury is expected to take from 10 to...

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Mountaineers not rushing Douglas into action

Marshall University

Former Virginia recruit Griffin signs with Marshall
Marshall likely to limit use of true freshmen
Offensive line depth a plus for Marshall
Devers doesn’t expect to be weak link on Herd offensive line
Marshall notebook: Legg likes QB’s scrimmage work

Prep Sports

Ohio, Maryland football powers meet Saturday at Mountaineer Field
Capital runs away from Riverside 50-0 in opener (video, gallery)
Bridgeport romps past Buckhannon-Upshur 50-13
Pratt cements role as Capital’s unquestioned leader
GW girls soccer improves to 2-0 under Sadeghian


Chuck McGill: New staff, higher bar as season kicks off
Rick Ryan: Football games a spiritual event for many fans
Mitch Vingle column: Could this be Worley’s last WVU go-around?
Mitch Vingle: Ga. Southern coach maneuvering through rain drops
Mike Casazza column: Conferences should be worried about future TV deals

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