Joe Brocato, Author at WV MetroNews

Today February 22, 2019

Class AA boys basketball postseason preview

Greg and Joe break down the top sectional tournaments as the postseason nears.

Yesterday February 21, 2019

Strong defensive effort leads Trinity to sectional title

The Warriors defend their sectional championship and keep home court into the regional round

Class AAA boys basketball postseason preview

Greg Carey and Joe Brocato begin their look at the boys H.S. basketball sectional tournaments.

Tuesday February 19, 2019

Notre Dame holds off late Gilmer rally, advancing with 40-37 win

The Irish have set up a third meeting with Trinity for the sectional title Thursday.

Photo gallery: Martinsburg survives test from Morgantown to earn 21st win

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Photos from Martinsburg’s 60-53 win over Morgantown Monday evening. The Bulldogs improved to 21-0. (Photos courtesy of Christopher C. Davis/@EP_BigCameraGuy)

Girls basketball statewide sectional schedule

Updated look at the statewide sectional picture in girls high school basketball.

Saturday February 16, 2019

Beckley wins the MSAC title at buzzer over GW, 66-63

Bryce Radford wins it for Beckley on a game-winning 3-pointer as time expired.

West Virginia recruit Miles McBride leaving a legacy at Moeller

While some schools were slow to offer a scholarship due to a football injury, Archbishop Moeller guard Miles McBride hopes to reward WVU for their loyalty.

Parkersburg collects 21st win, beats Beckley for MSAC girls crown

The Big Reds become the state's first team to reach 21 wins.

RCB sweeps regular-season series from Bridgeport, 71-64

The Flying Eagles likely secure a top sectional seed with the victory.

Class A girls basketball postseason preview

Greg and Joe wrap up their look the girls high school basketball playoffs by taking a look at Class A.

Friday February 15, 2019

Class AA girls basketball postseason preview

With the postseason set to begin on Saturday, Greg Carey and Joe Brocato break down the Class AA girls pairings.

Thursday February 14, 2019

Woods, Robertson each net 19 as Trinity defeats South Harrison

Trinity collects a quality road win over the Hawks.

Class AAA girls basketball postseason preview

Greg & Joe begin to preview the playoff brackets in Class AAA girls basketball.

Wednesday February 13, 2019

Photo gallery: University advances to OVAC 5A championship game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — University defeated Steubenville 110-66 in the OVAC 5A semifinals. The Hawks will face top-seeded Wheeling Park Saturday in the conference championship game...

Webster keeps perfect season alive with late heroics vs. GBC, 65-64

The Highlanders remain one of just two unbeaten teams in West Virginia.

Monday February 11, 2019

North Marion avenges only in-state loss, defeating Fairmont Sr. 77-63

North Marion secures the Big 10 Conference championship with a 14-point win.

Photo gallery: Chapmanville sweeps season series with Logan

The Tigers collect their second victory of the season against their county rivals.

Saturday February 9, 2019

Madonna falls to Beallsville in OVAC 1A final, 38-33

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Oh. — Highlights from Beallsville’s 38-33 win over Madonna in the OVAC 1A championship game.

Boggs nets 26 as University wins the OVAC 5A girls championship

Ashten Boggs earns tournament MVP honors for the Hawks.

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