Charleston Sports News

Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Charleston, WV

  • Wednesday Dec 24 | via Spirit of Jefferson Advocate 

    In a league of his own

    When Christian Johnson made the leap from middle school to high school football his coaches briefly tried him out at quarterback. After all, in between playing tight end in sixth and eighth grades, Johnson had been the backup signal caller as a seventh grader to then-eighth grader Andrew King.

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  • Tuesday Dec 23 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    St. Marys impressive in LKC road win

    After suffering its first loss of the season, Mark Barnhart's St. Marys team stormed Parkersburg Catholic early and never looked back, cruising to a 76-52 win at PCHS on Tuesday night. Parkersburg Catholic drops to 1-4, and has been put through the gauntlet early in the season, suffering losses to preseason ranked No.

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  • Thursday Dec 18 | via Martinsburg Journal 

    Black Eagles' Grier wins House Award

    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.

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  • Thursday Dec 18 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Black Eagles' Greir named top signal-caller

    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.

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  • Wednesday Dec 17 | via Point Pleasant Register 

    Point 2nd at Jason Eades Duals

    Point Pleasant senior Austin Rutter maintains leverage on a Lewis County opponent during a 160-pound match Friday night at the 2014 Jason Eades Memorial Duals at Point Pleasant High School. Wahama senior Timmy Gibbs has his arm raised in victory after defeating a Riverside opponent in a 170-pound contest Friday night at the Jason Eades Memorial Duals tournament in Point Pleasant, W.Va.

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  • Tuesday Dec 16 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Crusaders pick up first win; down Ritchie County

    A pair of teams searching for their first win collided on Tuesday night as Parkersburg Catholic defeated Ritchie County, 40-36. Playing in its third consecutive road game to start the season, Ritchie was searching for a win to build on in time for its upcoming three-game homestand.

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  • Monday Dec 15 | via Williamson Daily News Online 

    Notes from the annual WVU-MU Capitol Classic

    As usual, you can throw out the records when West Virginia and Marshall play at the Charleston Civic Center in the annual Capitol Classic.

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  • Friday Dec 12 | via NewsandSentinel.com 

    Crusaders fall to Irish

    Parkersburg Catholic honored former Crusader cager Tommy McCarty before Friday night's season opener, then his son Hayden was one of the catalysts in visiting Charleston Catholic's 55-45 win over PCHS. Hayden McCarty, a junior, scored a game-high 18 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, as the Irish staved off the cold-shooting Crusaders, who never overcame a slow start offensively.

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  • Wednesday Dec 10 | via West Virginia Metro 

    South Charleston's Grier voted the MetroNews High Sc...

    Capital running back Kashuan Haley takes a hand off towards the sidelines against South Charleston during the first half at Wheeling Island Stadium. SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va.

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  • Tuesday Dec 9 | via Point Pleasant Register 

    Defenders rally past CLC, 56-50

    Visiting Cross Lanes Christian shot 54 percent from the field and led by six at halftime, but a 39-27 second half surge ultimately allowed the Ohio Valley Christian boys basketball team to claim a 56-50 victory in a non-conference matchup in Gallia County. The Defenders found themselves in an early hole after the Warriors stormed out to a 16-5 first quarter advantage, but the hosts countered with a 12-7 run in the second canto to close to within 23-17 at the break.

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Charleston High Schools

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John Adams Junior High School (2002 Presidential Drive)
Kanawha County Schools Academy (200 Elizabeth Street)
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