MetroNews expands H.S. football broadcast schedule

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Seven regular season high school football games will be broadcast on the MetroNews Channel at this fall.

(This list has been updated with games in the final two weeks of the regular season)

  • Thursday, August 29 – Williamstown (11-3) at Wheeling Central Catholic (13-1): This is a rematch of the 2018 Class A state championship game, won by the Maroon Knights. Central handed the Yellow Jackets two of their three losses last season.
  • Thursday, September 19 – Fairmont Senior (14-0) at Bridgeport (11-2): Big 10 Conference rivals meet at Wayne Jamison Field in their annual matchup. The Polar Bears completed an unbeaten march to their first Class AA state championship last fall. The Indians have advanced to the state semifinals in each of the past eight seasons.
  • Thursday, September 26 – Ritchie County (7-4) at Doddridge County (12-1): Route 50 rivals will square off at the new on-campus stadium at DCHS. The Bulldogs advanced to the Class A semifinals last year and they return many of their key contributors, including first-team all-state running back Hunter America. The Rebels qualified for the postseason in 2018 in their first season under head coach Rick Haught.
  • Thursday, October 10 – Wheeling Park (7-4) at Morgantown (5-6): Both teams qualified for the Class AAA playoffs last season.
  • Friday, October 18 – Parkersburg South (7-4) at Morgantown (5-6): PSHS is coming off a playoff season where they earned the No. 6 seed in Class AAA.
  • Friday, November 1st – Huntington (8-4) at Parkersburg (8-4): Both teams advanced to the Class AAA quarterfinals before falling to teams that advanced to the Super Six.
  • Friday, November 8th – Capital (11-2) at George Washington (4-6): Charleston rivals meet in the final week of the regular season. The Cougars won eleven games before falling in the state semifinals.

Kyle Wiggs, Travis Jones and Joe Brocato will handle play-by-play and color commentary.

MetroNews will also broadcast all three state championship games from the Super Six in Wheeling on December 6-7.

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