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It may make you sick, but it’s likely the thing to do
Sixty years from now this will be forgotten just the way Maryland, Clemson, Duke, North Carolina, N.C. State, South Carolina and Wake Forest leaving the Southern Conference to start the Atlantic Coast Conference in 1953 is forgotten today.
Keyser hosts Scott today
By sending its visitors packing before they had barely unpacked, the Keyser Golden Tornado raced through Mingo Central and to today’s West Virginia Class AA state quarterfinals the way a hungry dog races to raw meat.
FH, Frankfort seek semifinal spots
Fort Hill and Frankfort play for state football semifinal berths tonight, while Keyser plays for the same tomorrow afternoon as the second round of the Maryland and West Virginia football playoffs take place this weekend.
From start to finish, this one was special
Talk about a tune-up for the playoffs — against, no less, the team you’re going to be facing in the playoffs six days from now?
This is why we choose to live here
Matt Redinger lives in the town of Oakland, in his words, “about a 45-second commute” to Southern Garrett High School, where he serves as the athletic director of his alma mater.
Keyser tries to lock up top seed at Mtn. Ridge
By early Saturday evening it will all be wrapped in a bow as the final regular-season weekend of the high school football season kicks off tonight and comes to a close tomorrow, with the state playoff fates of seven area teams still in the balance.
For once, it will be the calm after the storm
This week has been called a lot of things by a lot of people for a lot of years, but since this is a family newspaper, we’ll just call it Homecoming Week. Which means, for the 86th time, Allegany and Fort Hill will play a football game, provided, of course, anything is left standing in the wake of the biggest storm to ever hit the East Coast.
To Sizzle or not to Sizzle
Funny in a not so ha-ha way how Ray Lewis was injured last Sunday on what was his final play of the season and, perhaps, the final play of his career, although I’m not ready to bet on that yet.
Bridgeport visits Keyser in W.Va. AA showdown
Facing off in what could be the regular-season game of the year, the Bridgeport Indians (6-1), rated No. 2 in West Virginia Class AA, pays a visit to Keyser to take on the No. 4-rated Golden Tornado (6-1) in a critical match-up in the West Virginia playoff seeding chase tonight, 7 p.m., at Alumni Stadium at Tornado Alley to highlight week 9 of high school football in the area.
Southern hosts FH
A Hall of Fame Night, two Homecoming celebrations and the ongoing chase for state playoff berths highlight the weekend as Week 8 of the high school football season kicks off tonight around the area.
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