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Wheeling WVSSAC Super 6

What is it?

The Super Six is the West Virginia high school football championship games. What starts out with 48 teams in post season play culminates on December 2 & 3 when the top 2 two teams from each of the three classes (based on size) meet for the championship games.

The playoff schedule is:

Friday December 2, 2005 - 7:30 PM
Class AA Championship Game

Saturday December 3, 2005 - 12 Noon
Class AAA Championship Game

Saturday December 3, 2005 - 7:00 PM
Class A Championship Game

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Where is it?

The Super Six games will be held in Wheeling, West Virginia at the Wheeling Island Stadium. The stadium, which is the home field of Wheeling Park High School, has a 'Pro Grass' synthetic playing surface and seats 10,200 with additional room for some 2000 standing room only.

Wheeling is located 60 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, Pa and 120 miles east of Columbus, OH. Interstate 70 is the major East-West highway through town and West Virginia Route 2 is the major North-South highway.

To get to the stadium take the westbound exit off of I-70 onto Wheeling Island or cross the suspension bridge at 10th and Main Streets from downtown. From either bridge, turn left and go to the extreme south end of Wheeling Island following signs to the Wheeling Island Gaming Center. Suggested parking is in the Wheeling Island Gaming Center parking lot which is directly across the street from the stadium.

Get Driving Directions from MapQuest, Click Here..

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WVSSAC State Farm Insurance

Academic Achievement Awards  2005 .

     This statewide recognition program involves two types of awards to be given to schools and individuals.  The member school awards are based on the computed overall grade point averages for the  Team Sport Award, the Individual Team Sport Award, the Band Award, and the Cheerleader Award.  The individual awards include: male athlete; female athlete; male band student; female band student; and cheerleader at both high school and junior high/middle school levels.  The School Category and Individual Awards are given at the high school and junior high/middle school levels.

 The winners will be honored during the a brunch , held at Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center, on Saturday morning, Dec 3, 2005 and then also honored during pregame ceremonies of the Class AAA Championship Football game at Wheeling Island Stadium, Wheeling, WV following the brunch.  Plaques and banners will be presented.   

The Academic Achievement Award Brunch Committee:
                   Chairman            Christine N. Carder
                   Co-Chairman      Dianna M Vargo
                   Hospitality          Dottie Boyd
                   Hospitality          Karen Seabright
                   Hospitality          Joanne Taylor

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Who's in charge here?          

The Super Six Championships are governed by the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission, better known as the WVSSAC. Mike Hayden is the Executive Secretary of this group headquartered in Parkersburg, WV. Visit their website at the above link or contact by E-Mail at wvssac@wvssac.org





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Tickets and seating

Tickets for individual games will be available from each of the six participating high schools or through any agents they may use. The cost per ticket is $7.00. There is NO reserved seating.

Tickets can also be purchased in advance for all three games for $18.00 at any Kroger store  in the Ohio Valley area. Wheeling Office Supply, and Spic and Span Cleaners. No individual game tickets are sold through these agents.

Tickets may also be purchased at the stadium box office, based on availability, the day of the game. For more information on tickets , contact Gloria Fowler at (304) 277-3077 or Bernie Dolan at (304) 243-0405.

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How to contact

The Super Six committee may be contacted at this address:

Super Six                                                            Mr. Dolan's E-mail
c/o Bernie Dolan                                       bdolan@access.k12.wv.us
1976 Park View Road                                      
(304) 243-0405
Wheeling WV 26003
                                    FAX  (304) 243-0449
Committee Members
Bernie Dolan                 Director
Christine Carder          Director
Dick Cameron              Director
Greg Stewart                Director
Al Cerullo                      Program Ads
Tim Birch                       Concessions - City of Wheeling
Bob Conaway              Ohio County Schools
Mary Jo Conaway       Kick Off Dinner
Gloria Fowler                Treasurer
Stephanie Bugaj           Food Service
Stephanie Spencer      Secretary
John Clark                     Stadium Parking
Clair DeMeritt                Stadium
Jim Wilkinson                Stadium
Lisa Clingenpeel           Tickets
Dottie Hanson               Cheerleaders
Sarge Cordery               Locker Rooms
Jerry Ames                    Host
Chris Corcoran             School Parking & Security
Sharon Cameron         Media Hospitality
Nancy Mumley              Media Hospitality
Amy Rice                        Media Hospitality
Eleanor  White              VIP Hospitality
Linda Myers                  VIP Hospitality             
Eric Fowler                    Media
Ron White                      Host
Bill Frank                        Team Awards
Gib Haller                       Team Awards
Joe Musilli                     Officials           
Tom Burgoyne             Security Officers   

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Corporate Sponsors

A special thanks to the Super Six Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors

AEP - American Electric Power
Domino's Pizza
Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley
The Intelligencer & Wheeling News-Register
Ohio County Commission
Ohio County Schools
Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery
The City of Wheeling
Wheeling Hospital
Wheeling Island Racetrack & Gaming Center

Gold Sponsors

American Disposal Services of WVA Inc.
Bethany College
Bordas & Bordas, PLLC
Legg Mason Wood Walker Inc.
Lamar Advertising
Liberty Distributors
Ohio Valley Athletic Conference
Steel Works Community Federal Credit Union
Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce
Wheeling Hospital Sports Medicine
WTRF 7 Sports

Silver Sponsors

Sport Your Colors
Ohio Valley Awards
Gwynn Advertising
Buffalo Wild Wings
Conrad Crafters
Uncle Pete's
Days Inn East
Burger King
Outback Steakhouse
Holiday Inn Express East
Hampton Inn Wheeling


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Media coverage

All games will be televised tape delayed in the Ohio Valley by WTRF-TV Channel 7. Provisions for tape delay will also be made available throughout West Virginia. Check with your local TV station for schedules and availability.

All games will be broadcast live on the MSN (Mountaineer Sports Network) radio network. Check with your local station to see who carries MSN in your area.

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Area Lodging

All teams are provided free lodging in the Ohio Valley. Check with your school to find out where your team will be staying. Here is a list of major lodging facilities available in the Wheeling Area (listed in NO particular order). Call for rates and availability.


Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center (1 South Stone Street)
Located across the street from the stadium, 3 minute walk to stadium.
Wilson Lodge & Cabins (Oglebay Park)
304-243-4000 or 1-800-624-6988
Official headquarters of the Super Six
Wheeling Inn (949 Main Street)
Approximately 15-20 minute walk to stadium.
McClure House Hotel (1200 Market Street)
304-232-0300 or 1-800-862-5873
Approximately 20-25 minute walk to stadium.
Hampton Inn Wheeling (795 National Road)
304-233-0440 or 1-800-426-7866
Woodsdale area
Holiday Inn East (I-70 Dallas Pike Exit)
10 minutes East of Wheeling
Comfort Inn (I-70 Dallas Pike Exit)
304-547-0610 or 1-877-4 CHOICE
10 minutes East of Wheeling
Super 8 (I-70 Elm Grove Exit)
10 minutes East of Wheeling

St. Clairsville, OH

Days Inn West (Near Ohio Valley Mall)
614-695-0100 or 1-800-551-0106
15 minutes West of Wheeling
Red Roof Inn (Near Ohio Valley Mall)
614-695-4057 or 1-800-843-7663
15 minutes West of Wheeling
Hampton Inn  (Near Ohio Valley Mall on US 40)
740-695-3961 or 1-800-426-7866
15 minutes West of Wheeling
Best Value Inn
  (Near Ohio Valley Mall on US 40)
740-695-5038 or 1-800-835-9628
15 minutes West of Wheeling
Super 8 Motel (Near Ohio Valley Mall)
614-695-1994 or 1-800-800-8000
15 minutes West of Wheeling
Fairfield Inn and Suites (Near Ohio Valley Mall)
15 minutes West of Wheeling
Hillside Motel (52509 National Road)
740-635-9111 or 1-800-705-6171 ext.4455
10 minutes West of Wheeling
Holiday Inn Express (Near Ohio Valley Mall)
15 minutes West of Wheeling
 Plaza Motel 
15 minutes West of Wheeling

Weirton, WV

Holiday Inn (350 Three Springs Drive)
304-723-5522 or 1-800-528-1234
Approximately 30 miles north of Wheeling
AmeriHost Inn & Suites (Rte 22 Exit 4, 1 Amerihost Drive)
Approximately 30 miles north of Wheeling

Steubenville, OH

Holiday Inn (1401 University Blvd)
614-282-0901 or 1-800-465-4329
Approximately 30 miles north of Wheeling
Hampton Inn (820 University Blvd.)
740-282-9898 or 1-800-426-7866
Approximately 30 miles north of Wheeling
Washington, PA
Many major motels
Approximately 30 miles east of Wheeling

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Food and restaurants

There are 2 fast food restaurants (Kentucky Fried Chicken and Burger King) within reasonable walking distance (About a half mile away at Zane and S. York Streets) of the Wheeling Island Stadium. The Wheeling-Ohio Valley area does have most major fast food restaurants, however.

In addition, here is a listing of some local restaurants (listed in NO particular order) to try in the Wheeling area:

Wheeling Island Racetrack and Gaming Center   <<<< Platinum Sponsor
Located across the street from the stadium, 3 minute walk to stadium)
Islander Buffet, Breezeway Cafe
         or Terrace Room -5 minute walk from stadium
Domino's Pizza    <<<< Platinum Sponsor
          (Many locations)
          Pizza and Wings - 20 minute drive from stadium
Perkins Restaurant     <<<< Platinum Sponsor
(680 National Road, Exit 2A I-70 - Woodsdale Area)
Great food-15 minute drive from stadium
Undo's Restaurant      <<<< Platinum Sponsor          
          (2153 National RD, Exit 4 or 5 I-70 & Other locations)
          Great Italian food - 15 minute drive from stadium
Uncle Pete's Restaurant    <<<< Silver Sponsor
(753 Main Street)
Great food-10 minute drive from stadium
Burger King     <<<< Silver Sponsor
(South York and Zane Streets)
Great food-10 minute walk from stadium
Coleman's Fish Market
(Center Wheeling Market House)
(According to Gourmet Mag.) THE BEST fish sandwich ever!
10 minute drive to stadium

DiCarlos Pizza
(Several locations)
Local favorite for Pizza
Abbey's Restaurant
(145 Zane Street)
On the island-15 minute walk from stadium
Ernie's Esquire Club
(29th Street, Bethlehem Exit I-470)
Elegant dining-20 minutes from stadium
Figaretti's Restaurant
(1035 Mt. de Chantal Road Exit 2B I-70)
Good Italian food-15 minute drive from stadium
Enzio's Restaurant
(2085 National Road, Exit 4 or 5 I-70)
Good Italian food-15 minute drive from stadium
Hoss's Steak and Seahouse
(10 Elm Grove Crossing Mall, Exit 5 I-70)
Steakhouse-20 minute drive from stadium
TJ's Sports Garden
(808 National Road, Exit 2A I-70 - Woodsdale Area)
Great food-15 minute drive from stadium  
Ihlenfeld Dining Room
(Wilson Lodge-Oglebay Park)
Great food-20 minute drive from stadium
Ye Olde Alpha Club
(50 Carmel Road)
Great food-15 minute drive from stadium
Bella Via Restaurant
(Exit 5 I-70 then 3/4 mile east on Rt 40)
Great Italian food-20 minute drive from stadium
Keg & Kraut
(16th & Wood Streets)
German food-10 minute drive from stadium
River City Ale Works
(1400 Main Street)
Great food-10 minute drive from stadium
Greco's Restaurant          
          (Washington Avenue Plaza)
          Great Italian food - 15 minute drive from stadium
The Lighthouse Restaurant
(265 North River Road)
Italian food-15 minute drive from stadium
Stratford Springs Restaurant
(355 Oglebay Drive)
Elegant Dining-20 minute drive from stadium
Zien's Club
         (109 Edgington Lane)
         Great food-20 minute drive from stadium
Generations Pub
(336 National Road - Fulton Area)
         Great food-15 minute drive from stadium
Golden Chopsticks
(329 N. York Street)
Chinese-15 minute walk from stadium
Silver Chopsticks
  (2135 National Road)
          Chinese-20 minute drive from stadium
Super Buffet
           (836 National Road)
          Huge Chinese/American Buffet -20 minute drive from stadium

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Things to do in Wheeling

Sure you're heading to Wheeling to see the Super Six games but why not take in some special things the Ohio Valley has to offer. Have a meal at one of our great restaurants like  Undo's, Bella Via, Abbey's, or Figarettis or one of the fun places like TJ's Sports Garden, River City Ale Works, Generations Pub, the Alpha or Ziens. If nothing else, treat yourself to a "Famous" fish sandwich from Coleman's Fish Market.

And here are some activities going on in the Ohio Valley you'll want to check out.

Festival of Lights  A MUST SEE!
Oglebay Park and Downtown Wheeling Nightly
The largest display of outdoor lighting in the
United States attracts tens of thousands. A
driving tour that takes about an hour.

Wheeling Island Gaming Center
Wheeling Island-Across from the stadium
Watch the dogs chase Sparky! Or play the Slots! A fun evening.
WWVA Jamboree
Capital Music Hall-10th & Main Streets
Check out all the great shows they have to offer
Wheeling Nailers ECHL Hockey
Wheeling Civic Center

Take in an exciting ECHL hockey game.
Artisan Center
14th & Main Streets
Stop by and check out the shopping and displays.
West Virginia Penitentiary Tours
Week Days
Tour the old prison.
Wheeling Convention & Visitors Bureau
1401 Main Street
304-233-7709 or 800-828-3097
Contact them for a complete list of activities.

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2005 Champions

State high school football champions.

Class AAA: Morgantown
Class AA: Weirton
Class A: Wheeling Central







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Last modified 12/07/2005
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