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Local Sports Columns

ALBRIGHT: Every team needs someone like Williamstown’s Brianna Winsett

Williamstown cross country runner Brianna Winsett has accomplished a ton competing on the Yellowjackets’ squad. She’s contributed to three state championships, she’s an all-stater, and is going to go down in history as a member of the most dominant XC team the school’s ever seen. What ...

TUESDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: Texas Tech loss hard to swallow

Some losses are harder to take than others. But for Mountaineer fans this one was about as tough as it gets. One team had to travel 1466 miles. They were without their starting quarterback, leading rusher, best receiver, and three starters int the secondary. They had just been shredded for 70 ...

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 ...