Mingo Central Comprehensive High School

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Mingo Central Comprehensive High School
Mingo Central High School-October 2011
Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow
Address
1000 King Coal Highway
Delbarton, West Virginia, 25670
United States
Coordinates37°38′33″N 82°5′6″W / 37.64250°N 82.08500°W / 37.64250; -82.08500Coordinates: 37°38′33″N 82°5′6″W / 37.64250°N 82.08500°W / 37.64250; -82.08500
Information
School typePublic, High School
Established2011
School districtMingo County Schools
SuperintendentRandy Keathley
PrincipalDeborah Harris
Assistant principalsLisa Teeters, Discipline
Marcella Charles, Career Ed.
Teresa Jones, Curriculum Dev.
Staff90
Grades9, 10, 11, 12
Age range14-18
Enrollment752 (2011)
Average class size22
LanguageEnglish
CampusRural
Color(s)Columbia Blue & Black         
Athletics conferenceWV Cardinal Conference
SportsBasketball, Football, Baseball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Swim, Golf
MascotMiner
Team nameMingo Central Miners
RivalsBelfry High School
Tug Valley High School
River View High School
Feeder schoolsBurch Middle School, Gilbert Middle School, Matewan Middle School, Williamson Middle School
Website
 
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Mingo Central Comprehensive High School
Mingo Central High School-October 2011
Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow
Address
1000 King Coal Highway
Delbarton, West Virginia, 25670
United States
Coordinates37°38′33″N 82°5′6″W / 37.64250°N 82.08500°W / 37.64250; -82.08500Coordinates: 37°38′33″N 82°5′6″W / 37.64250°N 82.08500°W / 37.64250; -82.08500
Information
School typePublic, High School
Established2011
School districtMingo County Schools
SuperintendentRandy Keathley
PrincipalDeborah Harris
Assistant principalsLisa Teeters, Discipline
Marcella Charles, Career Ed.
Teresa Jones, Curriculum Dev.
Staff90
Grades9, 10, 11, 12
Age range14-18
Enrollment752 (2011)
Average class size22
LanguageEnglish
CampusRural
Color(s)Columbia Blue & Black         
Athletics conferenceWV Cardinal Conference
SportsBasketball, Football, Baseball, Track and Field, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer, Swim, Golf
MascotMiner
Team nameMingo Central Miners
RivalsBelfry High School
Tug Valley High School
River View High School
Feeder schoolsBurch Middle School, Gilbert Middle School, Matewan Middle School, Williamson Middle School
Website

Mingo Central Comprehensive High School is a consolidated high school serving central and southern Mingo County, West Virginia. It is the consolidated result of high schools in Delbarton, Gilbert, Matewan and Williamson. It was designed by Williamson Shriver Architects, Inc. of Charleston, WV. After years of design, coordination, and construction, the school finally opened in August 2011.

MCHS is situated on 90 acres of land donated by Nicewonder Contracting Inc. and Alpha Natural Resources along the King Coal Highway in Newtown, West Virginia. The campus includes the main school complex and the upper athletic facilities which includes Harless Stadium, a 6,000 seat football stadium. The size of the building encompasses 172,535 square feet and includes a 2,200 seat gymnasium, a 400 seat auditorium with state of the art stage sets, a 480 seat commons area (cafeteria) that features flat-screen televisions, an 80 member band room, and auxiliary gym.[1]

Fight Song[edit]

Mingo Central's Fight Song is adapted from the University of Michigan's Fight Song, "Hail to the Victors".
Hail to the valiant Miners, Hail to our pride and honor, Hail! Hail! To Mingo Central, Home of the Blue and Black
Hail to the valiant Miners, Hail to our pride and honor, Hail! Hail! To Mingo Central, Greatest in the State.

Athletics[edit]

Notable Rivalries[edit]

In its first year of existence, Mingo Central developed several rivalries which include(from closest to furthest):
Belfry High School
Tug Valley High School
River View High School

Baseball[edit]

Region: 4
Section: 4
Home Field: Gilbert High School Baseball Field
Main Rivals: Belfry Pirates, Tug Valley Panthers
Head Coach: Walt Cline
Record: 10-16 (2012)
Sectional Championship Seasons: 0
Regional Championship Seasons: 0

Boys Basketball[edit]

Founded: 2011
Region: 4
Section: 2
Home Court: Mingo Central High School Gymnasium seating capacity of 2200
Main Rivals: Belfry Pirates, Tug Valley Panthers, Man Hillbillies
Head Coach: Brad Napier
Assistant Coaches: Julius Hatcher
Record: 13-11 (2011-12)
Sectional Championship Seasons: 0
Regional Championship Seasons: 0

Boys Soccer[edit]

Founded: 2011
Region: 3
Section: 2
Home Field:
Main Rivals: Belfry Pirates
Head Coach:
Record: 0-13 (2011)

Cheerleading[edit]

Founded: 2011
Region: 4
Head Coach: Elizabeth Keatley
Assistant Coach: Teresa Cline
State / Regional Competitions: 2011 Region 4 Runner-Up, 2011 State Appearance, 2012 Region 4 Champions

Cross Country[edit]

Founded: 2011
Head Coach: Don Cantley
State / Regional Competitions: None

Football[edit]

Founded: 2011
Class "AA"
Conference: Cardinal Conference (2013)
Home field: James H. "Buck" Harless Stadium; seating capacity of 6000
Athletic Director: Lisa Teeters
Main Rivals: River View Raiders, Man Hillbillies,
Head Coach: Yogi Kinder
Assistant Coaches: Hady Ford, Joey Fields, Gordon Carter, Butch Joplin
Record: 5-5 (2011), 5-6 (2012)
Playoff Appearance Seasons: 1 (2012)
State Championship Seasons: 0

Girls Basketball[edit]

Founded: 2011
Region: 4
Section: 2
Home Court: Mingo Central High School Gymnasium seating capacity of 2200
Main Rivals: Belfry Pirates, Scott Skyhawks
Head Coach: Don Taylor
Assistant Coach: David Hanshaw
Record: 11-13 (2011-12)
Sectional Championship Seasons: 0
Regional Championship Seasons: 0
State Championship Appearances: 0

Girls Soccer[edit]

Founded: 2011
Region: 3
Section: 2
Home Field:
Main Rivals: Belfry Pirates,
Head Coach: Donna Smith
Record:

Swim[edit]

Founded: 2011
Region: 4
Home Pool: Harless Center-Gilbert, WV
Head Coach: Katrina Blankenship

Softball[edit]

Founded: 2012
Region: 4
Section: 4
Home Field:
Main Rivals: Belfry Pirates, Tug Valley Panthers,
Head Coach: Jan Cisco
Record: 4-13 (2012)
Sectional Championship Seasons: 0
Regional Championship Seasons: 0

Track/Field[edit]

Founded: 2012
Conference: Class AA
Home Track:
Head Coach: Brad Webb
State Championship Individual Appearances: Joe May (2012)

Volleyball[edit]

Founded: 2011
Region: 4
Section: 2
Home Court: Mingo Central High School Gymnasium seating capacity of 2200
Main Rivals: Belfry Pirates, Tug Valley Panthers
Head Coach: Jan Cisco
Record: 36-9 (2011), 18-23 (2012)
Sectional Championship Seasons: 2011
Regional Championship Seasons: 2011 (Appearance)

Wrestling[edit]

Founded: 2011
Home Facility: Mingo Central High School Commons Area seating capacity of 480
Head Coach: Hurston Vinson

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