Aug. 28: Steubenville Catholicâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..7 p.m.
Sept. 5: at Bellaireâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦...12:30 p.m.
Sept. 12: at Madonnaâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.â€¦7 p.m.
Sept. 18: Westinghouseâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.7 p.m.
Sept. 25: Magnoliaâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦....7 p.m.
Oct. 2: Linslyâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.7 p.m.
Oct. 9: Shadysideâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦..â€¦â€¦â€¦.7 p.m.
Oct. 17: at St. Johnâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦...â€¦â€¦..Noon
Oct. 23: Open
Oct. 30: Carrickâ€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦7 p.m.
Nov. 6: *Bishop Donahue â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦. â€¦â€¦...7 p.m.
*at WJU or Wheeling Island Stadium, TBDHead Coach
: Mike Young
History of Coaching: 44th year of coaching, 25 as an Assistant Coach and 19 as a Head Coach combined at Wheeling Central and St. Clairsville.
College Attended: West Liberty University and Marshall University
Record as Head Coach: 148-63
Current School Record as Head Coach: 97-21
Greatest Moment as Head Coach: 5 State Championships
Family Info:Wife-Carol, Sons- John, Jason and Justin, Daughter-Whitney; Grandkids Jill, Sam, Abraham.
Hobby: Yard Work
If I Wasn't A Coach I Would Be ______: A coach
What person was your inspiration to coach? George Strager, Andy Urbanic, Edgar Martin.Assistant Coaches
Ed Anderson, Jamie Bordas, Felix Bruno, Brett Clough, Hayden Cook, Shannon Kuchinski, Jason Rine, Jim Wolfe, Chance SiebiedaA positive comment about another OV football coach/program:
"I want to wish all of the OVAC coaches a successful career, season."Quote about your team's upcoming season:
"We need to continue to grow mentally and physically."
Stadium Name: Wheeling Island Stadium and Bishop Schmitt Field
Stadium Address: 101 South Front Street Wheeling, WV 26003/WJU campus
Type of Turf: Turf
Stadium Seating Capacity: 10,000/3,000
High School: Wheeling Central Catholic
School Address: 75 14th Street, Wheeling W.V. 26003
School Phone: 304-233-1660
Contact for Boosters: Amy Wear
Contact for Tickets: Mike Young
Athletic Director/ Contact Info: Mike Young 304-312-9125
Mascot: Knights Maroon
School Colors: Maroon & White
Playoff Appearance/Record: 15 years in a row.
# of State Championships/Year: 9, 1979, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011
Last Year Team in Playoffs: 2013
Last Year's Football Record: 4-6
Type of Offense: Spin-Pistol
Type of Defense: 4-4
State Division or Class: WV A
Last Conference Title: 2007 OVAC
School's Biggest Rivalry: Magnolia/Shadyside
Best Known Alumni:
Key Returning Players:
Key Players That Graduated: Perter Hartzell, Ben Duplaga, Matt Pleva.