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WEDNESDAY MORNING QB: Winning feels good for WVU

The West Virginia defense made a gallant goal line stand in the final seconds of the game Saturday to preserve a hard fought 27-21 win over Virginia Tech in front of a sellout crowd. It would be hard to overstate how important the outcome was. After a poor performance against Maryland two ...

HUGHES: Great showing in crosstown showdown

This year’s crosstown showdown showed exactly what high school football is all about. In the face of adversity amidst quarantine restrictions, Parkersburg prevailed for the win. When Parkersburg South trailed throughout the contest, it nearly completed a late comeback. This game brought ...

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders

Mid-Ohio Valley Prep Football Statistical Leaders SCORING Name, school TD FG 2 1 PTS Avery Chapman, Gilmer 9 0 1 9 65 Jason Williams, Warren 8 0 0 0 48 Cyrus Traugh, South 6 0 0 0 36 Kolton Parsons, Wirt 6 0 0 0 36 Andrew Pritt, Braxton 5 0 3 0 36 Brady Anderson, Ripley 5 0 1 ...

FRIDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: WVU largely inept in loss to Maryland

Midway through the second quarter Saturday West Virginia had just stopped Maryland on downs at the WVU 42. The Mountaineers were leading 21-17, had scored on their last possession, and the momentum was in their favor. The defense appeared to have made adjustments after a poor first ...