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Little General Shootout at the Big House

At Charleston Civic Cente

Charleston native Anne White ready for Hall of Fame induction


A hall of fame sports career started right here in Charleston. Specifically, it was at a pile of rocks and gravel at the Charleston Tennis Club.

LIVE COVERAGE: National Signing Day 2016


Welcome to the home of the Charleston Gazette-Mail's National Signing Day coverage. We have it all covered: WVU, Marshall, the Mountain East Conference and signings by West Virginia high school athletes. Keep up with our...

SSAC releases new school classifications


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission released its new enrollment and classifications for the next four school years on Thursday.

The new classifications being in the ...

State champ Fairmont Senior boys put four on AA-A soccer all-state


West Virginia Sports Writers Association

Class AA-A boys soccer all-state

First team

F — Joey Trupo, senior, Charleston Catholic

F — Tanner Furbee, senior, Bridgeport

F ...

Fairmont Senior boys edge Charleston Catholic in AA-A title game


BECKLEY — To knock off defending state champion and perennial West Virginia boys high school soccer power Charleston Catholic in Saturday’s Class AA-A state championship game, i...

Charleston Catholic girls cruise to AA-A soccer championship


BECKLEY — When Charleston Catholic wins a girls soccer state championship, it leaves little doubt to the outcome.

Last season, the Irish erased the bad memory of a lopsided loss ...

State soccer tournament: Charleston Catholic girls advance to AA-A title game


BECKLEY — When 80 minutes was not enough to separate Charleston Catholic and Robert C. Byrd in Friday’s Class AA-A girls soccer state semifinal match, two golden-goal overtime p...

State soccer tournament: Charleston Catholic boys back in AA-A final


BECKLEY — Charleston Catholic’s seniors have played in six state tournament games during their four years of high school. Today, they’ll play their seventh with a chance ...

State soccer tournament: Charleston Catholic looks to continue dominance


In West Virginia prep soccer, it is no secret that there are certain schools that consistently produce state tournament and state championship teams. Since the sport split into two classifications prior to the 2008 seaso...

All-Kanawha Valley boys soccer: Charleston Catholic’s Trupo honored


Firsts are hard to come by at this point in Joey Trupo’s prep soccer career.

Trupo, a senior at Charleston Catholic, has been to the state tournament four times with the Irish and won two Class AA-A state ti...

WVU’s Kadeisha Buchanan named to Ballon d’Or shortlist


After a year that has included a standout performance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup and a Best Young Player award at the tournament, the accolades continue to come in for West Virginia University junior defender K...

Boys soccer: Cross Lanes’ Kyle Davis fueled by adversity


Kyle Davis has overcome a lot — both injury and perception — to put together the most prolific prep soccer career in Cross Lanes Christian School history.

Davis, a senior, recently broke Jason Buckley...

Soccer notebook: Charleston Catholic boys in hunt for unbeaten season


Charleston Catholic’s boys soccer team cruised through the postseason in 2014 on its way to a Class AA/A state championship. This season, as the established favorites to win another title, the Irish might be even ...

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 Cl...

BlueClaws edge Power 6-4


The West Virginia Power stumbled a bit Thursday on its way to a potential South Atlantic League Northern Division second-half title.

Starting pitcher Stephen Tarpley gave up a three-run home run to Lakewood’...

Prominent & Dominant: Highlander featured in Hurricane’s updated defense


In his first season with the Hurricane High football team, Ethan Highlander made an immediate impact.

Saints, Patriots keep it civil in combined Greenbrier practice (gallery)


WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — In recent combined practice sessions at NFL training camps, fights have been a problem. On Tuesday, the Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Rams scuffled, and last wee...

Charleston Catholic girls loaded in bid for another state soccer title


The Charleston Catholic girls soccer team spent last season as the hunters. In 2015, the Irish will play the role of the hunted.

Catholic won its fourth Class AA-A girls soccer state championship in program history...