New WVSSAC Classifications Released For Six Sports

WVSSAC Classifications for six sports were released for the 2024-25 season on Wednesday. Basketball was already a four-class sport and will be joined by football, cheer, volleyball, baseball and softball. Classifications have been determined by using a competitive balance formula, similar to what was in place for basketball. Enrollment is the dominant factor (80%), with […]

Chapmanville Football: Belcher Excited for Future

As championship games are getting ready to be played across West Virginia and Kentucky, 1st year Chapmanville Football Head Coach Zach Belcher envisions his Tigers playing deep into the postseason sooner rather than later, “With a whole new staff with a lot of young players on the team, I believe going 5-5 and playing 10 […]

Tug Valley’s Season Ends At Tucker County

The 7th seed (Class A) Tug Valley Panthers saw their season come to an end in a 42-0 loss at the 2nd seed Tucker County Mountain Lions on Saturday in Parsons. The Panthers (9-3) held close for a bit, but Tucker County (12-0) pulled away in the second half. Bryson Elia completed 3-of-10 passes for […]

Scott’s Season Ends In Heart Breaker Against Weir

The Scott Skyhawks saw their season come to an end as they fell to the Weir Red Riders, 35-33 in the final minute on Saturday in West Madison. The Skyhawks (10-2) jumped up early when Preston Cooper scored on a 1-yard run for a 7-0 lead. The advantage crew to 14-0 later in the period […]

West Virginia Playoff Preview: Scott Host Weir With Semifinal Berth At Stake

The 4th seed (Class AA) Scott Skyhawks look to advance into the semifinal round when they host the 5th seed Weir Red Riders. Scott (10-1) Avenged a late season loss last week by defeating Nitro, 27-0, in the opening round. Star quarterback Matt Frye didn’t have one of his usual eye-popping stat lines, but he […]

West Virginia Playoff Preview: Panthers Travel To Undefeated Tucker County

The 7th seed (Class A) Tug Valley Panthers hit the road for the long trip to take on the 2nd seed Tucker County Mountain Lions on Saturday in the second round of the West Virginia State Championship Playoffs. The Panthers (9-2) knocked off 10th seed Tyler Consolidated, 28-26, in the opening round. Bryson Elia handled […]

Mingo Central’s Season Ends In Playoff Loss To Philip Barbour

The 7th seed (Class AA) Mingo Central Miners saw their season come to an end as they fell, 28-21, to the 10th seed Philip Barbour Colts during the opening round of the state playoffs on Friday at Buck Harless Stadium on Miner Mountain. The Miners (8-3) got on the scoreboard early as Dylan Vance scored […]

Skyhawks Get Revenge Over Nitro To Advance In Playoffs

The 4th seed (Class AA) Scott Skyhawks got a measure of revenge on Saturday as they defeated the 13th seed Nitro Wildcats, 27-0, in first round of the playoffs in West Madison. Nitro (7-4) beat Scott, 28-24, in a contest that propelled the Wildcats into the playoffs and dropped Scott down to the 4th seed. […]

West Virginia Playoff Preview: Hillbillies Try To Slay Dragons

The 9th seed (Class A) Man Hillbillies hit the road to play at the 8th seed Cameron Dragons in the opening round of the playoffs on Saturday. The Hillbillies (7-3) have played one of the toughest schedules in Class A. Devon Sanders will look to rebound after a tough outing against Chapmanville last week. Sanders […]