NUTTER FORT — In what was a titanic matchup and potential Class AAA championship preview, one-loss No. 1 Robert C. Byrd and undefeated No. 2 Fairmont Senior went at each other in the ultimate stare down of basketball excellence to produce an instant classic Friday night at the Bird Cage in N…
Friday, April 09, 2021
FAIRMONT — A light Day 1 Friday at the Class AA/A Region II wrestling tournament for Marion County will make for a massive Day 2 on Saturday for East Fairmont, Fairmont Senior and North Marion high schools at the FSHS Field House, as combined the three county squads have 24 wrestlers still a…
MORGANTOWN — Wide receiver Bryce Ford-Wheaton would like nothing better than to become the No. 1 receiver in the nation this year but he’s willing to settle for being No. 0 on the West Virginia roster, the first player ever to wear the number.
FAIRMONT — Just a month after this tightly-compacted wrestling season began, it’s now officially do-or-die time on the calendar for grapplers across the state as regional tournaments get underway today, including the Class AA/A Region I Tournament at the FSHS Field House.
Thursday, April 08, 2021
MORGANTOWN — Malik Curry, the leading scorer at Old Dominion last season, is transferring to West Virginia to help ease the prospects of losing guards Miles McBride, WVU's leading scorer, Taz Sherman and Sean McNeil, all of whom entered the NBA draft.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jayy Baez hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the sixth inning, and the Chicago Cubs' struggling offense came to life in a 4-2 over Pittsburgh on Thursday.
BRIDGEPORT — The Mountain East Conference today announced its Acrobatics & Tumbling All-MEC teams along with its top honors for the 2021 season.
MORGANTOWN — In a way, Dante Stills didn’t think he’d be playing at West Virginia this year, his senior season.
Wednesday, April 07, 2021
FAIRMONT — For four years now, Fairmont Senior High seniors Jaelin Johnson, Bryson Flowers and Jerad Matheny have been indoctrinated in the Polar Bears’ winning ways of gritty, undeniable man-to-man defense and purified, selfless ball movement.
CINCINNATI — Tyler Naquin hit another leadoff home run and the high-scoring Cincinnati Reds kept rolling, backing Luis Castillo to rout the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-4 Wednesday for their fifth straight win.
MORGANTOWN — Gil Brandt, the man who put the Dallas Cowboys together back when they really were the Dallas Cowboys and is considered one of the great personnel directors in NFL history, recently put together a list of the greatest defensive tackles of all-time for NFL.com.
Tuesday, April 06, 2021
PLEASANT VALLEY — It certainly wasn’t East Fairmont High’s cleanest nor most glamorous game, but it was a game, and those have been tough to come by in any form for the Bees this season.
PITTSBURGH – The West Virginia University baseball team fell to No. 17 Pitt, 5-1, at Charles L. Cost Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday afternoon.
Monday, April 05, 2021
RACHEL — On what was an emotional night at North Marion High, the Huskies came out and started Monday’s game against visiting Lewis County as if they had been depleted of all spirit and spent of all passion as they fell into an early 15-6 hole.
MORGANTOWN — One of West Virginia’s biggest defensive deficiencies from this past season has been taken care of, as coach Bob Huggins landed the rim protector he needed in graduate transfer Dimon Carrigan from Florida International.
MORGANTOWN — In the end, Tykee Smith may not have left West Virginia, where he was an All-American safety last season, for Georgia solely because his position coach, Jahmile Addae, had preceded him down that path.
Sunday, April 04, 2021
Saturday, April 03, 2021
CLARKSBURG — The full breadth of Notre Dame’s offense knocked Fairmont Senior off balance in the first half en route to a 35-31 lead. Then an avalanche of 3s from Irish star Jaidyn West further staggered FSHS in the third quarter as Notre Dame grew its lead to six at 51-45.
MORGANTOWN – Redshirt senior guard Kysre Gondrezick of the West Virginia University women’s basketball team has earned Honorable Mention status on this year’s Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s (WBCA) All-America team, announced Saturday.
CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings in a triumphant return to the Cubs, Kris Bryant and Jason Heyward homered, and Chicago beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Saturday afternoon.
News of Major League Baseball’s decision to pull this summer’s All-Star Game from Georgia over its sweeping new voting law reverberated among fans Saturday, while Gov. Brian Kemp vowed to defend the measure in court, saying “free and fair elections” are worth any threats, boycotts or lawsuit…
Friday, April 02, 2021
FAIRMONT — As senior forward Rebekah Jenkins walked to center court as Fairmont Senior’s lone pending graduate during Friday’s Senior Night against visiting Liberty, the PA announcer read off Jenkins’ favorite moment from her Polar Bears career thus far as the team’s 2019 Class AA state cham…
NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta lost Major League Baseball’s summer All-Star Game on Friday over the league’s objections to sweeping changes to Georgia voting laws that critics — including the CEOs of Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola — have condemned as being too restrictive.
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