The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


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Fayetteville’s Jake Alton runs the ball out of a backfield that also included Caleb Bailes, left, and Zach Hopkins during a recent Pirate preseason practice. The Pirates, seeking to overcome a winless 2012 campaign this year, will get a preview by visiting Oak Hill, which advanced to the playoffs in its first year back at Class AAA after more than a decade, for a scrimmage at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Aug. 17. Also at 10 a.m. Saturday, Midland Trail will host Valley in a scrimmage. On Monday, Aug. 19, Meadow Bridge will host Covington, Va. at 6 p.m. Fayetteville will scrimmage at Summers County at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23.