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CLARKSBURG — Friday’s matchup between the No. 2-ranked North Marion Huskies and No. 9-ranked Robert C. Byrd Eagles, featured two teams that had not played a game in at least a week due to a flurry of cancellations and postponements.

Saturday, January 22, 2022
Friday, January 21, 2022
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MORGANTOWN — In a way, Graham Harrell is walking into a perfect situation as he takes over as offensive coordinator at West Virginia, at least in the quarterback room, where he is the lead coach.

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FAIRMONT — While the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears have been at the mercy of winter’s decidedly harsh weather since Jan. 14 — when they faced the Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneers on the road — the games they have played this year have shown their full potential.

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MORGANTOWN — If you can remember back to those Christmas mornings when you were a child, when your parents — or Santa Claus, if you still are a child — was so proud of the presents he had gone out and procured for you.

Thursday, January 20, 2022
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MORGANTOWN — In so many ways it was predictable, a disaster waiting to happen as West Virginia’s men’s basketball team waded into its season at the shallow end; a season that now finds the Mountaineers at 12-4 and struggling to stay above water in the deep end.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
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FAIRMONT — The No. 14-ranked Fairmont State Falcons defeated the Davis & Elkins Senators 93-62 Wednesday behind an offense that made nearly half it’s field goals, led by 27 points from Briggs Parris.

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FAIRMONT — The cancellations and postponements are piling up in Marion County as winter weather robs high schools of their regularly-scheduled contests. Yesterday’s girls basketball slate of East Fairmont vs. Buckhannon-Upshur, Fairmont Senior vs. Preston, and North Marion vs. Robert C. Byrd…

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
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FAIRMONT — After committing to the West Virginia Mountaineers in August of 2020, Fairmont Senior’s Marley Washenitz is a ‘free agent’ once again.

Saturday, January 15, 2022
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MORGANTOWN — Somewhere in the middle of the Pacific Ocean on Friday an underwater volcano erupted and all the cable news channels reveled in the chance to air spectacular tape taken from space of the eruption.

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FAIRMONT — The North Marion Huskies (9-0) earned their third straight double-digit victory Friday against Winfield (4-6), who was ranked No. 10 in Class-AAA in a recent AP poll. North won 71-56 to stay undefeated on the season.

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MORGANTOWN — West Virginia Athletic Director Shane Lyons took 10 minutes out of his morning Friday to give his football coach, Neal Brown, a vote of confidence on MetroNews’ Talkline, but a lot of what he said needed some interpretation.

MORGANTOWN — It is a citadel of sports, certainly of college basketball, the old arena in Lawrence that has served as home to the University of Kansas basketball teams since it was built back in 1955.

Friday, January 14, 2022
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MORGANTOWN — When West Virginia plays a basketball game you might notice the player wearing the No. 3 jersey, even though there are others putting the ball in the basket far more often than not.

Thursday, January 13, 2022
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The last time the Kansas City Chiefs played the Pittsburgh Steelers, their record-setting wide receiver had just recovered from COVID-19 and their star tight end was sitting at home and still dealing with the virus.

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MORGANTOWN — For the first time this year West Virginia put it all together for a full game and with Gabe Osabuohien and Jalen Bridges leading the way beat Oklahoma State, 70-60, in a game that was not nearly that close before 10,352 insomniacs at the Coliseum.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
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FAIRMONT — With only four players supplying the totality of their scoring, the Fairmont Senior Polar Bears still powered past the Elkins Tigers on their way to a double-digit win, 56-33.

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RACHEL — Returning to their home turf for the first time in this new year, the North Marion Huskies grapplers defeated both their visitors on Tuesday. Except for one match, the St. Marys Blue Devils and Lincoln Cougars only recorded points via forfeitures in their outings against the Huskies…

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PLEASANT VALLEY — In what was a chaotic and at times straight-up ugly game Tuesday at The Hive, East Fairmont scrapped out a gut-check 49-45 victory over Big 10 Conference foe Lincoln in a matchup that was a one-possession game all the way down to the final few seconds.

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