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CLASS AA PLAYOFFS: Bluefield’s fast start ends Man’s season

Man didn’t see Bluefield running back J.J. Davis much but when they did he was a force to handle. Davis had four rushing touchdowns and capped off the first half with a 30-yard interception return to power the Beavers to a 48-16 victory over the Hillbillies at historic Mitchell Stadium on Friday night. He finished […]

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HS FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: West Virginia games announced

Here is a look at area high school football teams participating in the West Virginia playoffs this weekend: Class AA Mingo Central (8-2) at Shady Spring (9-1) Site: Tigers Stadium Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Radio: WXCC 96.5 FM Coaches:  Josh Sammons (Mingo Central); Vince Culicerto (Shady Spring) Players to watch: WR Drew Hatfield, WR Devin Hatfield […]

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MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: JC, PHS finish 1,2 in final regular season poll

Johnson Central and Pikeville claimed the No. 1 and No. 2 rankings in the final Mountain Top Sports Super 7 football poll released Monday. The Golden Eagles, 10-0, thrashed Belfry, 53-16, while the Panthers (10-0) cruised past Ridgeview (Va.), 67-28. Shelby Valley, 8-2, was idle this past week but the Wildcats slipped ahead of Belfry, […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Tug Valley rallies to stun Man

Nobody gave Tug Valley even a slim chance of beating Class AA and ninth-ranked Man at Bob Brewer Field on Friday night. That was nobody except Tug Valley. The Panthers overcame a 12-0 deficit by scoring 20 second-half points to upset the Hillbillies, 20-12, thus clinching a Class A playoff berth. Tug Valley, 6-3, secured […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Big Blacks shut down Hillbillies

Man’s quest for an undefeated regular season came to an end at Point Pleasant as the Big Blacks scored a fourth-quarter touchdown and it held up as the Hillbillies fell, 7-0, at Ohio Valley Bank Track and Field. The Hillbillies, now 7-1, were limited to just 29 rushing yards and 60 through the air. Man’s […]

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MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Golden Eagles keep firm grip on No. 1

The Johnson Central Golden Eagles and Pikeville Panthers are the lone remaining unbeaten area football teams following action this past weekend. Coach Jim Matney’s squad maintains its No. 1 ranking in the latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 football poll released Monday. Johnson Central, now 9-0, will look to conclude a perfect regular season this […]

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MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Man’s Crosby headed into Hall of Fame

Mike Crosby’s love for the game of baseball started at a very young age. From is first mentor and father, Tommy, to his career-shorten professional career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, he has embraced the ups and downs like no other. Crosby, who currently serves as Man High School’s head coach, will be honored this coming […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Hillbillies edge Warriors; secure win No. 500

In one of the most anticipated match-ups in Class AA football this past weekend in West Virginia, Man quarterback Caleb Milton tossed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Jeremiah Harless on fourth down to lift the Hillbillies to a 30-22 victory over Wyoming East in a game played at George A. Queen Memorial Field on Friday […]

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MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Golden Eagles maintain No. 1 ranking

The Johnson Central Golden Eagles continue to roll through the 2019 season, hammering Harlan County this past Friday night at Eagle Field. Coach Jim Matney’s team holds onto the top spot in the Mountain Top Sports Super 7 football poll released Monday. The Golden Eagles, now 8-0, will play at Letcher County Central on Friday […]

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MOUNTAIN TOP SPORTS: Eagles, Panthers, Billies stay 1,2,3

The three remaining unbeaten area high school football teams remains atop the latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 football poll. Johnson Central (7-0), Pikeville (7-0) and Man (6-0) are 1,2 and 3 for the second straight week. The Golden Eagles and Panthers rolled to lopsided wins last weekend while the Hillbillies were idle. Belfry, 4-2, […]

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