Class 5A - Ohio Valley Football 2021

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Wheeling Park High School

WHEELING -- One thing about high school football is that when one senior class leaves, there is another group waiting in the wings, dreaming for their shot in the spotlight. That time has come at Wheeling Park after a stellar senior class earned their diplomas last year, leaving the door open ...

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John Marshall High School

MOUNDSVILLE —Newly named John Marshall coach Justin Kropka is used to rebuilding a team — after all, he did help get Harrison Central’s football program to where it is today. Those Huskies began the program winning nine of their first 60 games in school history before Kropka helped guide ...

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Steubenville High School

STEUBENVILLE — Reno Saccoccia will have his Steubenville football team focusing on eliminating the negative as it prepares for a challenging 2021 season. “We’ve been very up and down so far,” said Saccoccia, who is entering his 51st season of coaching and 39th at the helm of the Big ...

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Brooke High School

WELLSBURG — The Brooke football team is building toward the future, but the Bruins are not looking past this season. Brooke enters this season coming off of a 1-8 campaign in 2020. The Bruins won their first game of the season before losing their last eight. Brooke’s game against Wheeling ...

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University High School

MORGANTOWN — After an unbeaten regular season in 2017, University High has struggled with experience and veteran leadership over the past couple of seasons. However, that is something that veteran head coach John Kelley, entering his 35th season as the Hawks’ mentor, feels is going to be a ...

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Morgantown High School

MORGANTOWN — Patience is the word being used the most at Morgantown’s preseason workouts as second-year coach Sean Biser and his coaching staff are taking their time putting together a depth chart and trying to feel out their talent heading into the 2021 football campaign. While there are ...