Mingo Central Miners

CLASS AA PLAYOFFS: Miners grind out road win at Shady

Mingo Central’s passing attack was grounded on the slippery and cold grass at H.B. Thomas Field on Friday night. Quarterback Daylin Goad, who had tied the game with a short TD run, ran 17 yards for the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter to lift the Miners to a come-from-behind 13-7 win over host Shady […]

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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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HS FOOTBALL: Hatfield sets state record; Goad shines in win over Generals

Mingo Central receiver Drew Hatfield has been blessed with outstanding teammates and quarterbacks who get him the football. Quarterback Daylin Goad passed for 582 yards and seven touchdowns, including a pair of those to Hatfield who became West Virginia high school’s all-time career reception and yards leader in the Miners’ come-from-behind 55-20 win over Winfield […]

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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: Miners run through Huskies

Mingo Central overcame an early first-quarter deficit to pull away and beat Herbert Hoover, 47-6, in a steady drizzle at Buck Harless Stadium on Friday night. Quarterback Daylin Goad ran for four touchdowns and passed for another, a first-quarter strike to receiver Drew Hatfield covering 39 yards to put the Miners ahead for good following […]

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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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HS FOOTBALL: Miners plow past Shyhawks

Mingo Central quarterback Daylin Goad passed for three touchdowns and ran for three others to help the Miners to a 52-7 victory over Scott at Skyhawk Field on Friday night. Goad passed for 204 yards and ran for 89 as the Miners moved to 5-2. Running back Garret Runyon had nine carries for 113 yards […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Hatfield, Goad power Miners past Cats

Mingo Central quarterback Daylin Goad passed for 316 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 80 yards and three scores to help lead the Miners to a 56-34 win over Nitro at Buck Harless Stadium on Friday night. Receiver Drew Hatfield had 20 catches for 237 yards and two touchdowns as the Miners improved to […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Friday Night Lights begin Thursday; ends Saturday

Here is a look at this week’s area high school football games: Thursday, Oct. 3 East Ridge (0-5) vs. Martin County (4-1) Site: The Reservation Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Coaches: Ben Runyon (East Ridge); Josh Muncy (Martin County) Players to watch: QB Isaiah Adkins, RB Steven Cofiell (East Ridge); RB Kolby Sparks, RB Logan Proctor (Martin […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Miners’ late comeback falls short

Mingo Central quarterback Daylin Goad was stopped at the three-yard line on the final play of the game and undefeated Poca escaped with a 21-14 win in a thriller played at Buck Harless Stadium on Friday night. The Miners, now 3-2, trailed 21-6 with six minutes remaining before closing to 20-14 on a 20-yard pass […]

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