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

Johnson Central running game bowls over Capital
Mingo Central’s Daniel Buchanan gaining lots of Division I attention
Capital breaks new ground, visits Johnson Central
Derrek Pitts lifts South Charleston past George Washington
Riverside counts down minutes until opener
George Washington, South Charleston kick off new prep football season
SSAC penalizes Wheeling Central football for practice violations
MSAC mandates 7 p.m. kickoffs for prep football
GW, South Charleston aim to avoid big mistakes in prep football opener
Prep football previews: Capital has holes to fill after another playoff run
Prep football previews: George Washington turns to new faces
Prep football notebook: Mingo Central not satisfied with 2015 success
Cardinal Conference Grid-o-rama: Sissonville wants to avoid another faltering start to season
Sophomore QB Kerry Martin leads the way in Capital’s scrimmage rout of Ripley
Point Pleasant football looks to thrive again in Class AA
MSAC, Cardinal Cardinal Conference stage grid-o-ramas this weekend
Prep football notebook: George Washington breaking in new running backs
SSAC investigates Wheeling Central for possible football violations
Obstacles remain for Herbert Hoover football team
South Charleston, Parkersburg, Sissonville square off in first prep football scrimmages
Prep football: Teams lock up in scrimmages Saturday
Prep football notebook: Capital backs will share the ball
Saints invite Herbert Hoover, Elkview teams to practice
Poca football developing depth at running back
Winfield football hopeful in return to Class AA