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South Charleston’s A.D. Cunningham out for remainder of season
South Charleston’s A.D. Cunningham out for remainder of season

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Huntington won’t be the only Top 10 team missing a key player when the Class AAA No. 8 Highlanders (5-3) visit to fifth-ranked South Charleston (8-1) on Friday night.

“A.D. is outstanding. He’s...

South Charleston’s A.D. Cunningham out for remainder of season
South Charleston’s A.D. Cunningham out for remainder of season

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Huntington won’t be the only Top 10 team missing a key player when the Class AAA No. 8 Highlanders (5-3) visit to fifth-ranked South Charleston (8-1) on Friday night.

“A.D. is outstanding. He’s...

Explosive Capital visits streaking Hurricane
Explosive Capital visits streaking Hurricane

In preparation for tonight’s game against Capital, Hurricane coach Jeremy Taylor was watching video of the Cougars’ earlier contest against Cabell Midland.

What he saw made him start and stop the replay a few times....

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 ...

South Charleston’s Cunningham lost for season

South Charleston’s goal of getting back to the Class AAA championship game just took a blind-side hit.

A.D. Cunningham, a senior running back-linebacker and potential Division I player, has been ruled out for the remainder of the season...

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....

Hurricane wide receiver Ford an offensive weapon

Two years after taking a season off football, not much stops Hurricane’s Brandon Ford, who quickly established himself as one of the state’s fastest and top wide receivers.

Ford, a senior, spent the early part of his career playing ...

Hurricane’s Ford driving Redskins passing game
Hurricane’s Ford driving Redskins passing game

Hurricane’s Brandon Ford just started playing wide receiver before last year and is working with his second quarterback under a new offensive coordinator in as many seasons.

But you could never tell that from his productivity.

The ...

Childers carrying the load for Midland
Childers carrying the load for Midland

Last year, Cabell Midland didn’t need Alex Childers to run the ball very much.

The Knights boasted three 1,000-yard rushers last season — Kasey Thomas, Teran Barnitz and Dontae’ Hendricks — relegating Childers, then a ...

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...

DAILY MAIL POLL: WEEK 10
DAILY MAIL POLL: WEEK 10

Capital coach feels ‘terrible’ about 91-14 win
Capital coach feels ‘terrible’ about 91-14 win

Capital football coach Jon Carpenter is well aware that the top-ranked Cougars’ 91-14 dismantling of Nitro last Friday night has rubbed some people the wrong way.

“I tried to keep it from getting worse,” Carpenter said...

MSAC teams rising in ratings
MSAC teams rising in ratings

With just two weeks remaining in the regular season, the MSAC is hammering out some of the prime spots in the Class AAA playoff field.

According to preliminary calculations on WVtailgatecentral.com, Capital and Cabell Midland will be ranked 1-2...