Behind the running of tailback Alex Childers and Jacob Hendricks, the Cabell Midland Knights went on the road to cruise by the Hurricane Redskins, disappointing a homecoming crowd in Friday night’s Webgame of the Week on WCHSTV.com. The Knights’ running backs combined for nearly 400 yards, scoring three times each, to lead his undefeated Knights to a 56 – 31 victory. For his efforts Hendricks captured the SMART529 Player of the Game honor.
Behind the running of tailback Alex Childers, the Cabell Midland Knights eased past the visiting Huntington Highlanders in Friday night’s Webgame of the Week on WCHSTV.com. The senior running back ran for 152 yards, scoring three times, to lead his undefeated Knights to a 31 – 26 victory. For his efforts Childers captured the SMART529 Player of the Game honor.
Up next on the Webgame of the Week on WCHSTV.com, the Hurricane Redskins, are at home hosting the Cabell Midland Knights.
Behind the legs and arm of Junior Quarterback Kentre Grier, the South Charleston Black Eagles rolled past the visiting Spring Valley Timberwolves in Friday night's Webgame of the Week on WCHSTV.com. The young QB ran for 132 yards, scoring on runs of 3, 8 and 50 yards and passed for 135 yards and two touchdowns, with his Black Eagles winning going away 43 - 14. For his efforts Grier captured the SMART529 Player of the Game honor.
The Hurricane Redskins rebounded from an opening season lost to Huntington to roll over the Nitro Wildcats 68 - 26 at Underwood Field in Nitro in the Webgame of the Week on WCHSTV.com. The Redskins used a bruising running game, gaining nearly 500 rushing yards to take control of the contest early and pretty much dominate the entire game. The SMART529 Player of the Game, Conner Watts had over 170 yards rushing on just five carries while getting into the end zone twice for Hurricane.
The 5th ranked Huntington Highlanders opened up the 2014 football season with an impressive 37 – 6 victory over the visiting Hurricane Redskins at Bob Sang Stadium in Huntington. It was the inaugural Webgame of the Week on WCHSTV.com and produced by The Media Center. The Highlanders lost in the state finals last year to Martinsburg 9 -7 and began the season by wearing the young Redskins down, cruising to the victory.
On Tuesday, July 15, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin joined Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chairman Earl F. Gohl in announcing the nationwide premier of the Bon Appétit Appalachia culinary map-guide. The announcement capped events at Capitol Market in Charleston designed to recognize and promote food growers and producers unique to Appalachia. The guide recently debuted as an insert in the summer issue of Food Traveler magazine.
"Under these lights, there's nothing better than playing the North-South Game," says Eric Banks of Wheeling Park High School. Well, the only thing that might be better than playing the game is watching the game.
The 2014 West Virginia Athletic Coaches Association’s WCHS-TV/FOX-11 North-South Football Classic kicked off at 7pm on Saturday, June 21 at University of Charleston Stadium/Laidley Field in Charleston. RNR Sports' cameras were there to capture all of the excitement!
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At the beginning of the boys’ state tournament, Huntington and Hurricane were not popular picks to even win their quarterfinal matchups, let alone face each other in the AAA state championship. The fifth-seeded Highlanders and seventh-seeded Redskins did just that, though, making memorable runs and playing in a thrilling title game.