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Old rivalry through new eyes
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Evolutionary biologists believe microbacteria in water was the earliest life form. Space probes have been sent to Mars in search of water that may signal that life could be supported on the planet. And each year the Nile River floods, pouring thousands of gallons of water and nutrient-rich silt onto the shores of the parched deserts.
Polar Bears roll over East
The oldest rivalry in the state is now another year older after Fairmont Senior defeated East Fairmont, 41-13, on Friday at East-West Stadium.
East, West set for rivalry game
“Throw the records out the door on this one,” East Fairmont assistant coach Mikey Talkington tweeted Thursday in regard to today’s 7:30 p.m. East-West game at East-West Stadium.
Talkington is right. The records don’t matter. A win and loss will be credited at the end of the game, but in a rivalry game, an 0-9 team can beat a 9-0 team.
Polar Bears fall short to Oak Glen in sectional final: PHOTOS
After overcoming Weir in the sectional semifinal, Fairmont Senior found itself in a place the Polar Bears haven’t been in 10 years: a sectional final.
Despite falling short of a win, the Polar Bears made leaps and bounds to their season and left with some added motivation for next season.
FSHS girls, EFHS boys begin journey for state title
For one team it’s about revenge. For the other, it’s unchartered territory. For both, it’s one common goal.
Fairmont Senior’s girls’ and East Fairmont’s boys’ soccer teams travel to Beckley this weekend for the state soccer tournament. Each team needs to win just two games to bring home a coveted state title.
Fairmont Senior advances in sectional; North, East go home: PHOTOS
In just two days, East Fairmont and Fairmont Senior will square off in what is considered by many to be the oldest football rivalry in the state.
Leaderboard taking shape headed into final week
The final week of the high school football regular season is upon us.
County teams ride first-half leads to blowout victories
Fairmont Senior faced a difficult decision last Friday night.
Delaney continues to improve for Bees
Jake Delaney has started to step up as a leader for East Fairmont.
Delaney has been improving each week. This past week was no different.
North Marion’s Larry Mason named Coach of the Year
Before she became West Virginia University’s most-decorated female athlete, before she was a three-sport All-American, and before she won two high school state championships, Keri Bland had a goal.
“Her dad always used to tell me, ‘She wants to be Larry Mason,’" said Mason, who was a math teacher and longtime girls’ cross country coach at North Marion.
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