Super Six 2016

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Mingo Central’s Joe Hunt (35 is tackled by Fairmont Senior’s Jake Abbott (16) during the W.Va. Class AA state championship game.

Mingo Central Tops Fairmont Senior

WHEELING — There is a first time for everything and for the first time in school history, the Mingo Central Miners are state champions. The Miners accomplished that feat on a frigid Friday night at Wheeling Island Stadium with a 32-7 victory against the fifth-seeded Fairmont Senior Polar ...

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Another Super Weekend on Tap in the Friendly City

WHEELING — It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. The state of West Virginia is about to converge on the Ohio Valley and specifically Wheeling Island Stadium, which has played host to the Super Six state high school football championships for the last 21 years. Trust me when I ...

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Quarterback Tyson Bagent is looking to become the latest Martinsburg quarterback to lead his team to a state championships. The Bulldogs haven’t allowed a point in the postseason.

Mammoth Showdown in AAA

WHEELING — Two great teams with completely different pasts will compete on the gridiron of Wheeling Island Stadium at noon on Saturday for the Class AAA West Virginia State Championship. This is the ninth trip to the Super Six in the last 15 years for undefeated and top-seeded Martinsburg, ...

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Fairmont quarterback Jake Abbott extends the ball over the goal line in double-overtime to lift his team to victory last week, ending Bridgeport’s three-year run as Class AA state champion.

Class AA Foes Making First Appearance

WHEELING — The Class AA West Virginia State Championship supplies the only Super Six matchup of the weekend that does not include a No. 1 versus a No. 2 seed. That feat was accomplished due to last week’s semifinal upset as five-seeded Fairmont Senior edged top-seeded and three-time ...

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East Hardy quarterback Corey McDonald has his team in the Super Six for the second straight season.

East Hardy, St. Marys Seek First Class A Crown

WHEELING — The last two West Virginia Class A State Championship runners-up will get the chance to leave Wheeling Island Stadium on Saturday as state champions. The question is, which powerhouse will emerge victorious? The battle of unbeatens between top-seeded East Hardy and second-seeded ...