Logan Banner- RSS SPORTS Feed http://loganbanner.com/section/SPORTS http://loganbanner.com/section/SPORTS Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:17:55 EST 1800 WVU set to clash with Kansas State http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150605731/WVU-set-to-clash-with-Kansas-State MORGANTOWN (AP) — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder prefers to find incentive from the disappointment of the Wildcats' first Big 12 loss. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:31:05 EST Miners hope to topple Wayne http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150590148/Miners-hope-to-topple-Wayne Mingo Central's opponent Saturday afternoon in the second round of the Class AA playoffs comes in with an impressive resume. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:33:06 EST Minnick signs with Division I Campbell http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150557658/Minnick-signs-with-Division-I-Campbell As Zach Minnick's high school baseball career progressed it was soon clear that someday he would be playing at the next level. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:33:05 EST Panthers escape Billies in Class A playoffs http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150555363/Panthers-escape-Billies-in-Class-A-playoffs RED JACKET — The Tug Valley Panthers dodged not one, but two huge bullets in the final quarter to pick up the school's first-ever playoff win in football as they defeated Man 16-12 on Saturday afternoon at Mingo Central's Buck... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:06:07 EST Wayne set to meet Mingo Central in second round http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150557873/Wayne-set-to-meet-Mingo-Central-in-second-round WAYNE — No. 12 Fairmont Senior drove over 200 miles, netted over 400 yards and scored 40 points, but it wasn't enough to take down No. 5 Wayne on Saturday at Pioneer Field.The Polar Bears lost, 43-40. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:05:05 EST Steelers rally from 11 down, beat Titans 27-24 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150558266/Steelers-rally-from-11-down-beat-Titans-27-24 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This time, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat their struggling opponent.Ben Roethlisberger and Le'Veon Bell were an impressive duo in Music City on Monday night. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:32:04 EST VIDEOS: 2014 Coal Area Toughman boxing at Logan http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150580196/VIDEOS:-2014-Coal-Area-Toughman-boxing-at-Logan The 27th-annual Original Toughman Coal Area boxing event was held last Friday and Saturday at Logan High School's Willie Akers Arena.Five champions were crowned on Saturday night in the finals. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:01:03 EST Logan’s Preston wins WV High School Heisman Award http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150557688/Logans-Preston-wins-WV-High-School-Heisman-Award The Wendy's High School Heisman Program recognizes outstanding students across the country for their athletic prowess, academic achievement and leadership within their community. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:18:02 EST Ballard closes out career with TKO win http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150555367/Ballard-closes-out-career-with-TKO-win Perry Ballard didn't let a torn bicept in his left arm stop him from winning his “farewell fight” on Saturday evening at the 27th-annual Coal Area Toughman contest at Logan High School's Willie Akers Arena. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:11:06 EST Miller, Acord both ranked third in state http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150557604/Miller-Acord-both-ranked-third-in-state Logan High School quarterback Ryan Miller slung the pigskin all across the field this season. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:06:06 EST Updated West Virginia high school football playoff pairings http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150557521/Updated-West-Virginia-high-school-football-playoff-pairings CLASS A PlayoffsSecond roundNov. 21-22No. 9 Moorefield (10-2) at No. 1 St. Marys (11-0), Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 19:06:03 EST Wayne survives Fairmont, to play at Mingo Central in second round http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150556095/Wayne-survives-Fairmont-to-play-at-Mingo-Central-in-second-round WAYNE — No. 12 Fairmont Senior drove over 200 miles, netted over 400 yards and scored 40 points, but it wasn't enough to take down No. 5 Wayne on Saturday at Pioneer Field.The Polar Bears lost, 43-40. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:47:09 EST Madison’s Ballard wins ‘farewell fight’ at Logan Toughman http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150555962/Madisons-Ballard-wins-farewell-fight-at-Logan-Toughman Perry Ballard didn't let a torn bicept in his left arm stop him from winning his “farewell fight” on Saturday evening at the 27th-annual Coal Area Toughman contest at Logan High School's Willie Akers Arena. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 13:38:06 EST No. 21 Marshall 10-0 after cooking Rice 41-14 http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150555388/No.-21-Marshall-10-0-after-cooking-Rice-41-14 HUNTINGTON (AP) — Rakeem Cato has developed a close relationship with former Marshall quarterback Chad Pennington that included time spent studying film. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 10:36:06 EST It’s official as Gore signs with Marshall http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150510976/Its-official-as-Gore-signs-with-Marshall Shayna Gore made it official on Friday. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 05:42:11 EST Tigers’ Berry, Dingess lead Cardinal Conference http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150528059/Tigers-Berry-Dingess-lead-Cardinal-Conference The Chapmanville Regional High School football team might have missed the Class AA playoffs for the third straight season and finished with a sub .500 record at 4-6. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 05:42:08 EST Hainer named first-team all-conference http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150546027/Hainer-named-first-team-all-conference Four Chapmanville Regional High School volleyball players were honored by the Cardinal Conference on Thursday at the annual fall meeting.Chapmanville senior Hillary Hainer was named First-Team All-Conference. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 05:42:05 EST Deer camp tradition spans generations http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150511027/Deer-camp-tradition-spans-generations (Editorial note: This true story was relayed by a local coal miner just prior to last year's gun deer season. Without mentioning names, we bet the account rings true to some extent for many deer camp memories all over the... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 05:41:07 EST Mingo Central advances, gets historic playoff win http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150511007/Mingo-Central-advances-gets-historic-playoff-win RED JACKET — Sissonville finally ran out of steam Friday night. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 05:41:05 EST Photo gallery: 2014 Logan Toughman http://loganbanner.com/news/sports/150554075/Photo-gallery:-2014-Logan-Toughman Logan native Austin “Speedy” Marcum, a Logan native, punches Jason Keen in Friday night's professional boxing match at the 27th-annual Coal Area Toughman event at Logan. Marcum scored a knockout win over Keen. The Toughman was... Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:29:02 EST