Ellenboro, W.Va. - Rick Haught, who guided the Ritchie County Rebels to a Class A state football championship in 2021, has been selected the 2021-2022 NFCA Football Coach of the Year.
St. Marys, W.Va. – The Rebels suffered a devastating 67-18 loss at the hands of cross-county rival St. Marys on Thursday, Sept. 15, as the host Blue Devils collected their third straight victory in the Little Kanawha Conference tilt at Bill Hanlin Stadium.
Mason, W.Va. – The Rebels displayed better play after a bye week and stayed consistent against Little Kanawha Conference rival Wahama in the first half; however, the host White Falcons took charge after the break and claimed a convincing 47-20 victory on Friday, Sept. 9, to remain undefeated.
The Ritchie County High School and Middle School boys claimed first place in both races during Tyler Consolidated’s “Stormin’ the Castle” cross country meet on Saturday, Sept. 3.
Kidwell, W.Va. – The Rebels struggled on opening night of high school football on Friday, Aug. 26, as the defending Class A champions were blanked by host Tyler Consolidated, 41-0.
Harrisville, W.Va. – A total of 29 walkers and 78 runners compiled the field when the Ritchie Regional Health Center’s annual 5K was held Saturday, Aug. 6, in Harrisville. Seven of the top 10 finishers have Ritchie County connections, with Kent Bee leading the pack timed at 16:18.10 – 2:20 …
The WVSSAC (West Virginia Secondary Schools Athletic Commission) has released new high school basketball regional and sectional alignments for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 seasons.
Ellenboro, W.Va. – Quentin Owens and Garrett Cunningham were among those named to the Class A All-State Baseball Team, selected by the West Virginia Sports Writer’s Association.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — The Rebels of Ritchie County are preparing for the 2022 football season – one year removed from claiming the Class A state championship – the first in Ritchie County school history.
Ellenboro, W.Va. – Garrett Cunningham, Quentin Owens, Bryar Lamp and Isaiah Lambert were among those named to the 2022 All-Little Kanawha Conference Baseball Team.
ELLENBORO, W.VA. – Three Ritchie County High School students signed Letters of Intent on Monday, May 16, to continue their athletic careers at West Liberty University.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. – Gavin Bell will continue his football career at Glenville State University after signing an official Letter of Intent on Tuesday, Mar. 15, in front of family and friends.
Winter sports came to a screeching halt recently when snow closed Ritchie County schools for seven days straight, which also canceled most scheduled extracurricular activities.
Two Ritchie County High School athletes signed their official Letters of Intent to further their athletic careers at the collegiate level on Tuesday, Dec. 21.
Ellenboro, W.Va. - With the success of the Ritchie County football team, it is no surprise that the Rebels placed eight athletes on the All-Little Kanawha Conference roster for 2021.
Rebekah Rupert, from Ritchie County, has been voted as the Little Kanawha Conference Player of the Year for the second consecutive year.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — The Rebel offense exploded in the second half of the Class A quarterfinal playoff round to grab a 34-6 victory over a stunned No. 5 Mount View at Chuck Schofield Memorial Stadium Nov. 20.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Class A state volleyball tournament came down to two teams — Ritchie County and Williamstown — and in the end, the Lady Yellowjackets were crowned champions.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — The Rebels took advantage of visiting Clay-Battelle in the first round of the Class A playoffs, scoring three first-quarter touchdowns and never trailing, as they downed the Cee-Bees, 46-14.
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MT. ZION, W.Va. — Ritchie County closed the curtain on the 2021 regular season boasting a 9-1 record and heading into the Class A state playoffs for the third consecutive year.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. — Four teams that survived sectional competition converged at Ritchie County High School on Nov. 6 to determine which schools would be represented at the Class A state volleyball tournament in Charleston.
GLENVILLE, W.VA. – The 10th game of the high school football season had all eyes focused on Class A rivals Ritchie County and Gilmer County, as it comes down to crunch time in where the teams will rank for the playoffs.
ONA, W.VA. – A three-year run as Class A state champions came to an end on Saturday, Oct. 30, when the top cross country teams converged at Cabell Midland High School for the annual race.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. – The Rebels went full throttle in the second half and reaped a 40-7 victory as they celebrated Senior Night Oct. 22 against Little Kanawha Conference foe Wirt County.
HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – The Rebels were crowned Class A, Region I cross country champions Oct. 28, and the Lady Rebels earned second place, which sends both teams to the West Virginia State Meet this week.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. – The Lady Rebels will start postseason action Nov. 1 as they host the Class A Region I, Section 2 volleyball tournament.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. – It lasted over two hours, but in the end, the Lady Rebel volleyball team survived a fierce battle from Williamstown to be crowned the Little Kanawha Conference champions. The match took all five sets, 17-25, 25-19, 25-20, 16-25, 17-15.
ELLENBORO, W.Va. – Ritchie County (6-1) lit up the scoreboard time and again on Homecoming night, as the sixth-ranked Rebels shutout visiting Webster County, 61-0, Oct. 15.
LOST CREEK, W.Va. – Ritchie County was in defensive mode for most of Friday evening; however, the Rebels took care of business when possessing the pigskin and recorded a 50-20 Little Kanawha Conference victory over South Harrison on Oct. 8, spoiling the Hawks’ homecoming.
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HARRISVILLE, W.Va. – Despite thumping Ravenswood, 53-28, Friday night, the ripples of Ritchie County’s loss to Doddridge County are still being felt as the Rebels dropped a spot in the most recent West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission rankings.
RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. – After a heartbreaker in West Union, Ritchie County was able to rebound Oct. 1 with a 53-28 Little Kanawha Conference victory against Ravenswood, upping its season record to 4-1.
WEST UNION, W.Va. – The Rebels experienced a moment reminiscent to last season’s game versus Rt. 50 rival Doddridge County, as the Bulldogs successfully nailed a field goal in the second overtime period to claim a gripping 29-26 victory over Ritchie County Sept. 24, at Cline Stansberry Stadi…