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Capital, SC host AAA semifinals Saturday afternoon

Saturday afternoon will be a busy time in the high school football playoffs around West Virginia.

Five of the six state semifinal games are set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, including both games involving Kanawha Valley...

Capital, SC host AAA semifinals Saturday afternoon

Saturday afternoon will be a busy time in the high school football playoffs around West Virginia.

Five of the six state semifinal games are set for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, including both games involving Kanawha Valley teams.

Martinsburg,(11-1),...

Playoff roundup: Bridgeport, St. Marys advance

Dylan Tonkery ran for 196 yards and three touchdowns and returned an interception 54 yards for a score to lead top-seeded and defending state champion Bridgeport past No. 8 Robert C. Byrd 35-14 Saturday in the Class AA playoff quarterfinals.

It ...

State playoff results, box scores

CLASS AAA

Quarterfinals

Friday’s results

No. 6 South Charleston 24, No. 3 University 20

Saturday’s results

No. 7 Huntington 28, No. 2 Cabell Midland 21

No. 4 Martinsburg 49, No. 5 Point Pleasant...

AA: Westside downs wounded Ravenswood

CLEAR FORK — A lot of the pregame buzz leading up to the Ravenswood-Westside playoff meeting centered around the Kennedy Award candidates for both teams in Rhys Jelich and Justin Cogar.

A key injury to the Red ...

AA: Late surge carries Wayne past Mingo Central 35-17

RED JACKET — Mingo Central High School may rest atop a mountain, but Saturday afternoon Yogi Kinder’s team was reminded that there’s one mountain that couldn’t be scaled in 2014.

That...

Class A: Tug Valley tops Buffalo for first semifinal berth
Class A: Tug Valley tops Buffalo for first semifinal berth

By Tommy R. Atkinson

RED JACKET, W.Va. — Buffalo’s magical season went up in smoke Friday night.

The No. 10 Bison grabbed a 13-0 lead but saw their own mistakes and Tug Valley’s big plays turn that into a 36-19 victory ...

Prep football playoff scores, summaries, pairings

Playoff glance

Friday games are at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday games are at 1:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted:

CLASS AAA

Second round

Friday’s results

No. 6 South Charleston 24, No. 3 University 20

Today’s...

Ravenswood-Westside: Another high-scoring AA game?

After knocking off No. 3 Bluefield in the first round of the Class AA playoffs, No. 14 Ravenswood travels to Clear Fork today to face Westside at 1:30 p.m.

At Bluefield last week, Ravenswood (8-3) came from behind to pull a 42-41 upset win,...

Wayne-Mingo: Cardinal rivals collide again
Wayne-Mingo: Cardinal rivals collide again

Wayne is the program with all kinds of postseason experience, but it might not matter today when the Pioneers lock up with Cardinal Conference rival Mingo Central in the Class AA quarterfinals.

Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. at Buck Harless...

Buffalo-Tug Valley: Unexpected teams vie for semifinal spot
Buffalo-Tug Valley: Unexpected teams vie for semifinal spot

It’s fair to say that not many people predicted a Buffalo-Tug Valley matchup in this season’s Class A playoffs.

But that’s exactly what will take place when the second-seeded Panthers host the No. 10 Bison tonight at Mingo...

AA playoffs: Nicholas treks to Frankfort

Neither Nicholas County nor Frankfort has ever won a state football championship, but one of them will be a step away from playing for a title as they collide today in Ridgeley in the Class AA playoff quarterfinals.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m....

Stars collide with Ravenswood vs. Westside
Stars collide with Ravenswood vs. Westside

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Ravenswood football coach Mick Price didn’t mince words about his team’s unlikely 42-41 win over No. 3 seed Bluefield in the first round of the Class AA playoffs last week,

“No one would have...