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 notes: Bridgeport-Point Pleasant showdown almost came down early
Many prep football schools having difficulty filling out 10-game slate
Capital’s Etheridge latest in state to commit to Division I program
Public Courts: Married couple on opposite sides of net
Prep baseball: SSAC panel to address pitch-count directive
Class AA reclassification: Point, Nitro, Winfield, others ready to crash Bridgeport’s party
Prep football notebook: South Charleston's Mays wants two-class system
Could more 5-5 teams find a way into prep football playoffs?
WV tornado confirmed; flooded schools’ futures uncertain
Morgantown back on top in Class AAA all-sports chase
Former SC, Capital star Montgomery embracing role with WNBA’s Lynx
Hurricane expectations high after run of state tournaments
Flooded schools plan to carry out sports schedules
Hurricane retooling offense in attempt to return to playoffs
Former WVU star Irvin joined by Dobson, Switzer as instructors at clinic
Prep kickoffs at 7 or 7:30? Approaches vary in Kanawha Valley
Sophomore QB Grant Wells leads rebuilding at GW
Tinsley has high hopes for St. Albans offense
North ends South’s 6-game streak with 42-35 win
Knapper, Dunn-Martin lead the way in South’s 115-109 win over North
Huntington’s Dunn-Martin, SC’s Knapper team up in all-star basketball showcase
GW multi-sport star Bowen ditches diamond for gridiron
North-South football: Trio aims to make mark Saturday
Capital's Brown experiences North-South eye-openers
Baseball landscape about to change for AA-bound Nitro