Rick RyanPreps Sports Reporter

Rick Ryan is a native of Wheeling, W.Va., and attended Wheeling Central High School. He has bachelor's degrees in English and journalism. He began working at the Gazette in May 1994.

Rick Ryan

Recent Articles and Columns

Prep football notebook: George Washington coach mulls best use of sophomore quarterback Grant Wells
Strong second half propels Sissonville over Logan
Prep football: Win over Capital big boost for Spring Valley
Country music star Garth Brooks hosts basketball camp for kids
Spring Valley shuts out Capital 21-0
Capital gears up for Spring Valley ground game
Friday’s previews: Buffalo takes aim at unbeaten Fayetteville
Prep football notebook: Martinsburg the only sure thing in AAA
Major prep football showdowns on hand for this weekend
Huntington holds off Hurricane for win
Prep football previews: No. 7 Morgantown invades Riverside
Hurricane, Huntington try to regain momentum
Winfield getting plenty of mileage out of QB Andrew Huff
Prep football recap: Buffalo’s conservative offensive approach didn’t pay off
Cabell Midland tops George Washington on PKs for MSAC girls soccer title
George Washington rolls past St. Albans for MSAC boys soccer crown
Williamstown rallies for wild win against Buffalo
Hurricane switches gears to take on Capital
Prep football previews: Playoff positioning on the line for Sissonville, Herbert Hoover
Sophomore QBs Kerry Martin Jr., Grant Wells are fast learners
Defense leads top-ranked Martinsburg to 6-0 start
Prep football notebook: Bye week came at right time for Hurricane
Capital takes down Huntington in clash of AAA powers
Huntington ‘D’ tests Capital’s playmakers
Friday’s prep football previews: Powerful Spring Valley runs into South Charleston