Romantic Wheeling: August 21, 1990

August 21, 1990 Dear Meg, My platoon and I are stationed at Camp Casey in Korea for now and no one knows for how long. It feels like forever since I’ve been home, I can hardly remember what yall look like...

Wheeling’s Golden Core

This isn't a sports story.  It's not a sentimental story.  It's not a "glory days" story. It's a story of a city, Wheeling, West Virginia, whose core is made of gold. State Champs On Novemember 9th, 19...

WPHS Students to Become Weelunk Contributors

Before he accepted the assistant superintendent position with Ohio County Schools this past summer, Rick Jones served as principal of John Marshall High School, and one initiative he guided was facilitating a s...

“Coach” Sam Andy: 1940 – 2016

He fought for what he believed in whether he was a coach, a teacher, a member of the Ohio County Board of Education, a radio commentator, or a friend. And Sam Andy battled for people, too, because, in many c...

A Letter to My Host Daughter

Dear host daughter, When the idea of hosting an exchange student for a year came to my mind witnessing a friend host for a few years, there were fear and also uncertainty. When I showed few sample letters to...

Stories From 2016’s Graduating Class

This is a compilation of stories submitted by some of this year's local graduating class.  We look forward to hearing more from these talented young adults in the future and we look forward to receiving stories...

Music Matters to Me

Elena Akers is a senior at Wheeling Park High School; the following is a submission to Weelunk.com through Mrs. Carly Seals' Creative Writing class.   On certain days, it is not unusual to find a clu...

WPHS Speech & Debate Team Does It Again!

Danielle Kaminiski and James Miller repeated the same four words as did the captains of last year’s title team, and the exact terms, too, preached by those who competed two years ago. “Put in the work.” I...

Enjoy and Support Ohio County Strings

  Music is in the air at Wheeling Park High School’s Performing Arts Center. March 9 is the Patrick Latos Memorial Scholarship concert at the Wheeling Park High School JB Chambers Performing Arts Cen...

Wheeling Park High Ladies Make History

If you have enjoy stories like these and want to keep reading more positive stories about Wheeling, WV, be sure to like us on facebook here: Weelunk.   It just wasn’t working, only moments before the...

A Victory For The Ages

It was emotional. Because of all the adversity encountered by this family for a while; because of the wonderment about Savion Johnson and his recovery; because of the ALS diagnosis for former head coach, ass...

Weelunk Weekender

WOW.  What a weekend it will be in Wheeling, WV.  Potentially historic even.  There is absolutely no reason not to DO SOMETHING.   Symphony on Ice Thursday 7pm Read more about this event and re...

Ohio Valley Pride: Then and Now

Having grown up in Wheeling, there are countless memories I continue to cherish. One that stands out in my mind is Friday Night Lights at Wheeling Island Stadium. The game that would mark the end of summer and ...

WPHS Presents: Festival of Sound

  It’s that time of year again when over three hundred student musicians will present the 20th Anniversary performance of the Wheeling Park High School Festival of Sound concert. The much-anticipated an...

WPHS Cheerleaders Trained For Success

By Kayley Miller Wheeling Park High School, 11th Grade Editors Note: This story first appeared on weelunk.com on December 1 2014, WPHS did go on and win the State Cheering Championship that year.  ...