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

MSAC title in hand, Capital has bigger goals
Capital makes it three in a row, drops South Charleston in MSAC boys title game
Capital’s Leondre’ Rogers, Huntington’s Jordyn Dawson named MSAC basketball players of the year
Dawson brothers help Huntington past Woodrow Wilson in MSAC boys consolation game
Capital, South Charleston boys set for another MSAC title game clash
Rick Ryan: Perhaps it’s Marshall vs. WVU in Dillon’s recruitment
Logan boys sharp at the line in win at Winfield
Former Mullens boys basketball coach Don Nuckols dies
Boys basketball notebook: Hurricane’s slowdown could pay off in postseason
Nitro boys beat Point Pleasant, run win streak to seven
Poca boys survive slowdown, rally past Hurricane 35-30
Boys hoops notes: Highlanders hope for more from Mikal Dawson
Nitro’s Paul Frampton takes 195-pound title at Kanawha County wrestling championships
Short-handed South Charleston boys hold on against Parkersburg
Anthony Dean shines as No. 1 Capital rolls past Huntington 70-46
Boys basketball notebook: Poca ponders Luke Frampton’s absence
Womack leads Nitro boys past Sissonville in OT
Shootout at the Big House: Must-see prep hoops event
Bluefield boys chew up short-handed Poca, 72-54
Top-ranked Capital boys slip past No. 4 George Washington
Woodrow Wilson boys get past GW with 69-62 win
National Signing Day — Capital’s Dorian Etheridge signs with Louisville
Dorian Etheridge, Derrek Pitts among state’s major college signees
Big rally lifts Sissonville boys past visiting Logan
Boys basketball notes: Notre Dame thrives despite brutal schedule