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Mount View’s Larry Thompson resigns; will coach at Wyoming East

A year after its first playoff berth in 12 years, the Mount View Golden Knights are in search of a new football coach. In an announcement via social media on Thursday, Larry Thompson announced he was resigning as the head coach at Mount View, a post he held for five seasons. Thompson finishes his tenure at Mount View with a 20-32 record. The former head coach of the Golden Knights has taken the head-coaching job at Wyoming East High School.… Read the rest
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2018 All-CoalfieldSports Team Announced

The inaugural football coverage season has come to a close. With the end of the season comes postseason awards—CoalfieldSports.com will recognize the achievements of athletes across the region. During the last month, our staff compiled a list of deserving nominees for a first and second team All CoalfieldSports squad, in addition to an honorable mention. After a list of nominees was finalized, the CoalfieldSports.com staff voted on who made each team.… Read the rest

CoalfieldSports.com OPOTW Round 1: Mount View’s Elijah Barner

  The 2018 season has been a story book for the Mount View Golden Knights. The team from McDowell County’s seat rebounded from a disappointing 4-6 record in 2017 to finish the 2018 regular season at 9-1. Mount View also found themselves in the playoffs for the first time in 12 years. That record was good enough to earn Coach Larry Thompson’s squad the third seed and a home game vs.… Read the rest
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Golden Knights look to pull stinger out of the Yellow Jackets

#6 Williamstown Yellow Jackets (9-2) at #3 Mount View Golden Knights (10-1) Date: Friday, November 16, 2018. Where: Anne S. Hunnicutt Stadium – Princeton, WV Time: 7:30 p.m. All-time record: Tied 0-0 Players to watch: Mount View – QB Jesse Rose, WR Marqus Ray, RB Elijah Barner, RB Ty Powell, RB/DE Micah McLaughlin, RB Terry Headen Williamstown – QB Carter Haynes, RB Donathan Taylor, WR Nick Bondi The #3 seed Mount View Golden Knights will host the #6 Williamstown Yellow Jackets in round two of the WVSSAC class A playoffs, tonight at Anne S.… Read the rest
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CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Round 2

This season, the folks at Coalfield Sports picked five of the most intriguing matchups in the area to be the games of the week before the fans selected THE game of the week. Each week, Ryan and Brady, the hosts of the SWVASports Podcast picked the five contests and were joined by a special guest each week. Now that it is playoff time, there is a twist. Ryan and Brady will still be joined by a guest picker and a trivia question winner throughout the playoffs.… Read the rest

Mount View, Ritchie County to kick off first round of playoffs

Photo: Twitter @MountViewFB #6 Ritchie Couny Rebels (7-3) (2-7) at #3 Mount View Golden Knights (9-1) (8-1) Date: Friday, November 9, 2018. Where: Anne S. Hunnicutt Stadium – Princeton, WV Time: 7:30 p.m. All-time record: Tied 0-0 Players to watch: Mount View – QB Jesse Rose, WR Marqus Ray, RB Elijah Barner, RB Ty Powell, RB/DE Micah McLaughlin, RB Terry Headen Ritchie County – QB Dakota Wayne, RB Zach Cline, RB Greg Owens, RB Tre Moss, WR Tatem McCloy What to watch for: Mount View: The Mount View Golden Knights are now 9-1 after picking up a 26-12 win over Greenbrier West.… Read the rest
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CoalfieldSports Pick Em: Playoffs Week 1

This season, the folks at Coalfield Sports picked five of the most intriguing matchups in the area to be the games of the week before the fans selected THE game of the week.   Each week, Ryan and Brady, the hosts of the SWVASports Podcast picked the five contests and were joined by a special guest each week.   Now that it is playoff time, there is a twist.   Ryan and Brady will still be joined by a guest picker and a trivia question winner throughout the playoffs.… Read the rest

Mount View hosts Greenbrier West for senior night

  Photo: Twitter @MountViewFB  Greenbrier West Cavaliers (2-7) at Mount View Golden Knights (8-1)   Date: Friday, November 2, 2018. Where: Vic Nystrom Stadium – Welch, WV  Time: 7:30 p.m. All-time record: Tied 0-0 Players to watch: Mount View – QB Jesse Rose, WR Marqus Ray, RB Ty Powell, RB/DE Micah McLaughlin, RB Terry Headen Greenbrier West – RB Noah Brown, RB Chad Ramsey, WR Kaiden Pack, LB Zachary McClung What to watch for: Mount View:  The Mount View Golden Knights are now 8-1 after picking up a 42-6 win over the Fayetteville Pirates.… Read the rest
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Mount View to host Fayetteville for final time

    Fayetteville Pirates (5-3) at Mount View Golden Knights (7-1)   Date: Friday, October 26, 2018. Where: Vic Nystrom Stadium – Welch, WV  Time: 7:30 p.m. Last meeting: 10/05/2012 Mount View 19 – Fayetteville 12 All-time record: Tied 1-1 Players to watch: Mount View – QB Jesse Rose, FB/LB Elijah Barner, RB Ty Powell, RB/DE Micah McLaughlin, RB Terry Headen Fayetteville – QB Logan Frantz, RB Jordan Dempsey, RB Sammy Pullen, WR Blake Underwood What to watch for: Mount View:  The Mount View Golden Knights are now 7-1 after dropping their first game of the year in dramatic fashion to the Pikeview Panthers.… Read the rest
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Mount view hopes to stay undefeated at Pikeview

Mount View Golden Knights (7-0) at Pikeview Panthers (3-4)  Date: Friday, October 19, 2018. Where: Ben G. Disibbio Sports Complex – Gardner, WV  Time: 7:30 p.m. Last meeting: 10/20/2017 Pikeview 50 – Mount View 30 All-time record: Tug Valley leads 4-1 Players to watch: Mount View – QB Jesse Rose, FB/LB Elijah Barner, RB Ty Powell, RB/DE Micah McLaughlin Summers County – QB Jarrett Ellison, RB Evan Rose, RB Jacob Honaker, Matthew Johnston, Ethan Bregovich What to watch for: Mount View:  The Mount View Golden Knights are 7-0 for the first time since 1991.… Read the rest