Trio of major high school football games on tap for weekend

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WV News) — The renewal of the rivalry between Fairmont Senior and Bridgeport highlights the weekend slate of high school football, while two other games that didn’t appear on the schedule a few days ago, Robert C. Byrd at Keyser and Poca at North Marion, will also draw plenty of attention from local fans.
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Prep football preview: Patriots back in business, will host Shady Spring

It’s been a long wait for Independence’s highly touted football team, sitting out the Covid restrictions that have kept it from playing since the opener at Liberty Aug. 27. Maybe too long. “It’s been awkward,” coach John H. Lilly said. “I think (the team) has handled it well. But we...
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AJ White: Toby Payne of the Poca High School earns Male Gamer honors

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s male Gamer of the Week to senior Toby Payne of the Poca High School Football Team. Poca is 2-0 this season with victories over Nitro and Chapmanville Regional. The first team all-state defensive back from...

Hannah Adkins: Hall Earns Gamer of the Week Honors

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s female Gamer of the Week to junior Kate Hall of the Winfield High School soccer team. The undefeated Generals have had a phenomenal start to their season. Hall, a junior, has been the leading scorer...

John Eric Albrecht

JOHN ERIC ALBRECHT, 42 of Poca passed away September 14, 2021. A tribute to the life of Mr. John Albrecht will be 1 p.m., Saturday September 18, 2021 at St. Timothy Lutheran Church 900 Lawndale Lane Charleston WV 25314. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Derinda, IL. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Gatens-Harding Funeral Home 147 Main St. Poca is serving the Albrecht family.

Flyers shutout Portsmouth Clay on Senior Night

IRONTON — Ironton St. Joe (3-2) celebrated Senior Night by walloping Portsmouth Clay 8-0 Wednesday in boys high school soccer. Elijah Rowe scored four goals and Zachary Johnson two. Wesley Neal and Landon Rowe each chipped in a goal. Johnson also contributed four assists, Brady Medinger had two and Aiden Deboarde and Landon Rowe each issued one.
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CRHS golf takes second place at Big Bend

The Chapmanville Regional High School golf team had a good showing at Big Bend last Friday, taking second place in a tri-match with Riverside and Winfield. Winfield won with a 155. Chapmanville was second with a 200. Riverside was third. Hayden Farley and Brayden Moore led the Tigers as each...
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CMS routs Wayne to get first win of season

Austin Killen scored three touchdowns to lead the Chapmanville Middle School football team to a 40-6 win at Wayne on Thursday night. Chapmanville (1-0) was playing in its first game of the season. The Tigers’ season opener vs. Man last week had been canceled. CMS led 8-6 with Killen’s kick...

Prep football: Buffalo first in Class A football ratings; GW 4th in AAA

Buffalo has played just one game so far this season, but it’s good enough to get the Bison the No. 1 spot in Class A in the first set of prep football playoff ratings released Tuesday by the Secondary School Activities Commission. Buffalo beat Greenbrier West 21-20 two weeks ago....

Winfield breaks 10-game skid with 28-24 win at Chapmanville

CHAPMANVILLE — Something had to give. When winless Chapmanville faced winless Winfield on Friday night at Chapmanville somebody had to come out on top. That team was the Winfield High School football squad, which defeated Chapmanville, 28-24. in a see-saw game at Chapmanville Regional High School's Tiger Stadium as the Generals secured their first win of the season.

Getting the most out of Watch on SERION™

How Eli Lilly prioritizes review of Watch notices with innovative POCA Scoring. Phonetic and Orthographic Computer Analysis (POCA) is a technology used by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to evaluate proposed drug names for their potential of confusion with existing names. Watch on SERION now offers POCA scoring to help trademark professionals prioritize watch results.

Bucks crime: Three men jailed after drug empire transported cocaine into Buckinghamshire

Three men have been jailed for their part in a drugs empire that saw cocaine transported into Buckinghamshire. A six-month surveillance operation from specialist police officers found the organised crime group (OCG) - run by two brothers in Hertfordshire - would meet with gangs from areas such as Buckinghamshire, Yorkshire, and Bedfordshire selling cocaine in multiple kilogrammes.

Northampton man one of three jailed for role in nationwide drug empire

A Northampton man is one of three facing years behind bars for their roles in a huge drug empire which moved cocaine across England. Ali Zarei acted as a cash carrier for the organised crime group with Jameel Khan and Sarfraz Asif and travelled the length and breadth of the country selling class A substances.

Independence-Poca game canceled

One of the area’s most anticipated prep football games will not be played. Independence and Poca, a pair of Class AA top 10 teams in the MetroNews Power Index, had to cancel their game on Tuesday after it was announced that Independence will remain in remote learning through Friday. Students...