We are seeing a lot more West Virginia kids receive recruiting interest from big-time Division 1 football programs, and if you have been following along then you have also probably noticed that a bunch of those players are offensive lineman, and almost all of them are from the same area. That area would be Cabell … “Footballing: The I-64 O-Line Corridor”
Story just went up over at /sports. Former Winfield High boys basketball coach Pat McGinnis will be back on the sidelines for the Generals this season with the girls team. McGinnis went 210-111 as the boys coach at Winfield and led the Generals to the 2004 Class AA state championship.
HAPPY WEST VIRGINIA DAY This one is simple: just a collection of some of my favorite prep football photos we shot last season. S/O to the Gazette-Mail photo staff and former staffers Christian Tyler Randolph and Sam Owens. Those two took a lot of these. Presented in no particular order and chosen at random from my … “Footballing: Favorite Gazette-Mail prep football photos from 2016”
Let’s get caught up from the weekend, shall we? Evans Award winner and current Marshall freshman Jarrod West did some Jarrod West stuff in the North-South basketball game. He led his Notre Dame team to the Class A state title earlier this year, and on Friday he sank a buzzer-beater give the North a win … “TVB Roundup: A very North-South Monday, June 19 edition”
The summer practice period in West Virginia always gets me excited for football and usually leads to the start of my research for the upcoming season. An important part of that is going through the previous season’s All-State teams to see who is (supposed to be) returning. This summer’s list of returning All-Staters paints a … “Footballing: On Martinsburg and All-State quarterbacks”
Welcome to The Varsity Blog, a new high school sports blog from the Charleston Gazette-Mail. We have always taken pride in bringing our readers the best prep sports coverage in West Virginia and now we’re starting the best high school sports blog for the Mountain State’s high school sports fans. This is an idea that has … “Welcome to The Varsity Blog”