THROWBACK THURSDAY: 2002 AAA boys basketball state championship game

In honor of boys basketball season starting around West Virginia this week, today we take a look back at the 2002 Class AAA state championship game between South Charleston and Cabell Midland. SC, led by a talented group of seniors that included Cedric Hornbuckle and current Penn State men’s soccer assistant coach Chad Duernburger, slipped … “THROWBACK THURSDAY: 2002 AAA boys basketball state championship game”

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Tom Bragg: Sizing up the 2017 Kennedy Award race

Perhaps no topic in West Virginia high school sports annually stirs debate like the Kennedy Award. It’s given to the top high school football player in West Virginia each year, so you can think of it as our version of what many states call “Mr. Football” or something similar. We just put Week 8 to … “Tom Bragg: Sizing up the 2017 Kennedy Award race”

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Best of the Best: Week 4

Lots to choose from this week, but here are my five picks for the best of the best games to keep an eye on in the MSAC and Cardinal Conference this week 1. Capital at Cabell Midland Knights Stadium, Ona This is always a big one. Capital and Cabell Midland know each other well from … “Best of the Best: Week 4”

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TVB Power 5s – Week 4

Big games between top teams in all three classes highlight this week’s slate of games. Class AAA 1. Martinsburg Record: 3-0 Last week: W Liberty Christian (Va.) 45-9 This week: vs. Spring Mills 2. Huntington Record: 3-0 Last week: W George Washington 35-17 This week: vs. Parkersburg 3. Capital Record: 2-1 Last week: W Parkersburg … “TVB Power 5s – Week 4”

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The Friday edition of Throwback Thursday – 1980 Huntington East at Barboursville

Sorry for missing this yesterday gang, but I was actually off work on Thursday this week so Throwback Thursday is more of a Flashback Friday. This week we look back at the 1980 regular season game between two schools that no longer exist — Huntington East and Barboursville. Consolidation turned East into part of the … “The Friday edition of Throwback Thursday – 1980 Huntington East at Barboursville”

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Best of the Best: Week 3

Two weeks down, nine weeks to go in the 2017 West Virginia high school football season. As we do every week, let’s take a look at five games to watch coming up this week in the Mountain State Athletic Conference and the Cardinal Conference. All games are on Friday unless noted. 1. Hurricane at Cabell … “Best of the Best: Week 3”

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Throwback Thursday – 1970 Charleston High vs. Clarksburg Victory

Last week we dug up some old Stonewall Jackson highlights, so this week it’s Charleston High’s turn. This game capped the Mountain Lions’ third consecutive state title (more on that below). It doesn’t say anywhere on the video information where the game is being played, but it looks kinda like Stadium Field and ex-Parkersburg Guy … “Throwback Thursday – 1970 Charleston High vs. Clarksburg Victory”

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