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Friday’s previews: South Charleston, Huntington try to overcome injuries
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette
Friday’s previews: South Charleston, Huntington try to overcome injuries

Whichever team can adapt better on the fly may hold the upper hand for tonight’s important Class AAA game pitting Huntington against South Charleston.

Both the Black Eagles (8-1, No. 6) and the Highlanders (5-3, No. 12) come into the game...

Friday’s previews: South Charleston, Huntington try to overcome injuries
Friday’s previews: South Charleston, Huntington try to overcome injuries

Whichever team can adapt better on the fly may hold the upper hand for tonight’s important Class AAA game pitting Huntington against South Charleston.

Both the Black Eagles (8-1, No. 6) and the Highlanders (5-3, No. 12) come into the game ...

Prep football standings, statistics

Standings

Mountain State Athletic Conference

Pos—School Conf All Rating

1. Capital 7-0 7-0 16.00

2. Cabell Midland 8-1 8-1 14.22

3. South Charleston 8-1 8-1 13.11

4. Spring Valley 7-2 7-2 11....

Wayne joins Bridgeport atop AA playoff ratings

Wayne has moved into a tie with defending champion Bridgeport atop Class AA in the latest SSAC football playoff ratings.

Rounding out the top five in AA are Frankfort, Bluefield and Mingo Central.

The No. 1 team remained the same in the...

Derek Taylor: Class A power shift comes true
Derek Taylor: Class A power shift comes true

On the Friday before the opening day of high school football preseason practice, a column penned by yours truly hailed a potential shift of power among Class A teams throughout the state.

With 12 days remaining before first-round playoff...

Mingo Central blasts Scott

MADISON, W.Va. — Mingo Central’s hard-hitting defense stopped Scott quarterback Bo Jeffrey inside its 1-yard line as time expired in the first half Friday night, paving the way for a seizure of momentum that resulted in a lopsided 55-7...

Roundup: Sissonville gets win at Liberty (Harrison)

Austin Burford returned the opening kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown to spark Sissonville on its way to a critical 26-7 win over host Liberty Harrison on Friday night.

It was the Indians’ fourth straight win — all on the road....

Hot start carries Buffalo past Fayetteville

BUFFALO, W.Va. — Buffalo continued a season-long turnaround, using its speed and wide-open offense to outrun a rebuilding Fayetteville team 41-6 Friday night.

The win not only avenges a 38-14 loss to the Pirates last season, but enhances...

State scores and area summaries — 10/24/14
State scores and area summaries — 10/24/14

Friday’s state scores

Bishop Donahue 40, Beallsville, Ohio 9

Bluefield 77, Oak Hill 14

Braxton County 13, Webster County 12

Brooke 43, Weir 23

Buffalo 41, Fayetteville 6

Cabell Midland 42, Spring Valley...

Wayne cruises past Poca

WAYNE, W.Va. — Although coaches rarely like to refer to a game as a “get well game,” that label certainly applied to Wayne’s 44-20 demolition of Poca Friday night.

The Pioneers (7-1) played for the third straight...

Herbert Hoover gets crucial win at Roane County

By Michael Dailey

SPENCER, W.Va. — Both Herbert Hoover and Roane County entered Friday night’s contest in need of a win to keep Class AA playoff hopes alive.

Thanks to a few big plays both on the ground and through the air,...

Playoffs beckon as Sissonville, Hoover hit the road

The calendar hasn’t even flipped to November yet, but it will feel like playoff time tonight for a pair of Kanawha County Class AA teams.

With each toting a 4-3 record, Sissonville and Herbert Hoover head up Interstate 79 today for...

Friday’s prep football previews: GW seeks rebound

After suffering back-to-back losses the last two weeks, George Washington has dropped from 10th to 17th in the Class AAA playoff ratings.

The Patriots (4-3) attempt to right the ship tonight when Parkersburg (3-4) comes calling at Steve Edwards...