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Buckhannon-Upshur’s Lofton named defensive back of the year
AUSTIN SCHIMMEL | Exponent Telegram
Buckhannon-Upshur’s Lofton named defensive back of the year

BUCKHANNON — With his school’s single-season interception record tied heading into Buckhannon-Upshur’s regular-season finale against arch-rival Elkins, the odds were against Marcus Lofton in his quest...

Buckhannon-Upshur’s Lofton named defensive back of the year
Buckhannon-Upshur’s Lofton named defensive back of the year

BUCKHANNON — With his school’s single-season interception record tied heading into Buckhannon-Upshur’s regular-season finale against arch-rival Elkins, the odds were against Marcus Lofton in his quest...

Riverside recommends Davis as football coach
Riverside recommends Davis as football coach

The last time Riverside filled its football coaching position, it went outside Kanawha County. This time, it appears as if the Warriors are going out of state.

The Gazette-Mail has learned that Zach Davis, the 28-year-old defensive coordinator...

South Charleston’s Grier wins House Award as state’s top prep QB
South Charleston’s Grier wins House Award as state’s top prep QB

In 2009 and 2010, South Charleston quarterback Tyler Harris set a statistical standard for Black Eagles quarterbacks that appeared unlikely to be soon surpassed.

That lasted all of four seasons. Midway through the 2012 season a freshman, Kentre...

Jefferson’s Johnson wins inaugural Moss Award as state’s top prep receiver
Jefferson’s Johnson wins inaugural Moss Award as state’s top prep receiver

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — James Jett left quite a legacy at Jefferson.

State high school sprint records, an Olympic gold medal in track, a football scholarship to West Virginia University and a nine-year career...

Capital’s Haley wins Warner Award as state’s top running back
Capital’s Haley wins Warner Award as state’s top running back

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —By now, many high school football fans in West Virginia might think they have a good impression of Capital senior Kashuan Haley.

Loud, confident and intimidating are words that come to mind when describing the running...

Capital’s Haley selected as Warner Award winner
Capital’s Haley selected as Warner Award winner

By now, many high school football fans in West Virginia might think they have a good impression of Capital senior Kashuan Haley.

Loud, confident and intimidating are words that come to mind when describing the running back. Capital coach Jon...

Martinsburg’s Honesty earns Howley Award
Martinsburg’s Honesty earns Howley Award

MARTINSBURG — Isaiah Honesty grew up as a youth football star. He grew into a troublemaker.

Ultimately, the Martinsburg senior grew into a defender who caused lots of trouble for opposing offenses.

In...

Musselman’s Glover wins Fulton Walker Award

INWOOD, W.Va. — Deonte Glover’s biggest return of the season came neither on a punt nor a kickoff — his specialties.

Rather, the Musselman senior scooped up a fumble late in a tied game against Morgantown and raced in the...

State champ Capital places four on Class AAA All-State first team
State champ Capital places four on Class AAA All-State first team

Capital’s unbeaten run to its first Class AAA football state championship since 1995 continued to produce dividends for the program Sunday, as four Cougars were named to the Class AAA All-State team as selected by the West Virginia Sports...

Rick Ryan: Carpenter doesn’t like ‘villain’ role
Rick Ryan: Carpenter doesn’t like ‘villain’ role

Capital coach Jon Carpenter has a lot to be proud about. He took a once-dominant football program that had slipped and helped restore its glory.

Only the last few days, he doesn’t always feel so proud.

He picked up a newspaper the...

Class AAA football all-state list

Class AAA all-state

First team

Offense

QB — Kentre Grier, South Charleston, 6-foot-3, 170 pounds, jr.

RB — Alex Childers, Cabell Midland, 5-10, 185, sr.

RB — Deonte Glover, Musselman, 5-10, 190, sr....

Wheeling Central’s Young, Cabell Midland’s Salmons to coach North-South game
Wheeling Central’s Young, Cabell Midland’s Salmons to coach North-South game

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wheeling Central’s Mike Young and Cabell Midland’s Luke Salmons will guide the teams for the West Virginia Athletic Coaches Association’s WCHS-TV/FOX-11 North-South Football Classic at 7 p.m. on Saturday,...