RACHEL — With the season entering true gut check time, No. 9 Robert C. Byrd loaded aboard the relentless freight train that is Jeremiah King and rode its star running back to both program history and a mammoth 30-17 victory over No. 8 North Marion on Friday night at Roy Michel Field.
Friday, October 30, 2020
MORGANTOWN — Maybe West Virginia University would rather be facing Kyler Murray, Baker Mayfield or Patrick Mahomes at quarterback this week than coming up against a backup quarterback — this one a true freshman — for the fourth time in five Big 12 games when No. 22 Kansas State comes to Moun…
MORGANTOWN — You get the feeling, listening to coach Neal Brown talk about West Virginia University’s sporadic passing game this season, that he feels as though it is on the verge of having a break out and that he hopes it’s this week when Kansas State brings its unbeaten Big 12 record to Mo…
MORGANTOWN — The Big 12 came out with its preseason media poll on Thursday afternoon and coach Bob Huggins’ West Virginia Mountaineers basketball team was picked to finish third behind No. 1 Baylor over No. 2 Kansas, but WVU is banking on improvement from its two best players to make it cont…
FAIRMONT — The ingrained culture of competitive swagger has always prevailed. The cyclical, roster-wide improvement has always bore out. And the year-by-year upward leaps have always manifested.
Thursday, October 29, 2020
FAIRMONT — The goal that even got Fairmont Senior in position to begin with was a dramatic thriller that completely swung the momentum. But the goal that ultimately propelled the Lady Polar Bears back to the state tournament for the first time since 2017 was an all-timer that will live on in…
FAIRMONT — It wasn’t the suspenseful whirlwind of high-end drama and tit-for-tat triumphs Fairmont Senior rode to the state tournament last season, but the defending Class AA/A state champion Polar Bears are heading back to Beckley.
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s Oscar Tshiebwe has been named to the Preseason All-Big 12 Men’s Basketball Team and Bob Huggins other twin tower Derek Culver earned honorable mention on Wednesday afternoon.
MORGANTOWN — Anyone who has ever driven from Blacksburg down Route 7 to Morgantown understands it can be a windy road that takes you to West Virginia University, but two members of the Mountaineer defense who have made a difference this year know that it can have even more twists and turns t…
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
PITTSBURGH — The play that launched one of the most impressive streaks in NFL history began innocently — or maybe menacingly is the better word — with James Harrison in full flight, his No. 92 a blur as he chased down Joe Flacco for a 12-yard loss on a sunny afternoon in Baltimore.
FAIRMONT — When East Fairmont’s boys’ cross country team aligns at the starting line of the WVVSAC State Championship meet at Cabell Midland High School on Saturday, it will serve as the ultimate inflection point, tying the glory of the program’s past to the promise of its future.
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University's men's basketball team finished off its 2020-21 non-conference schedule adding four games on Tuesday, somewhat easing what has been a grueling start to the year.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia's football team stumbled and fumbled its way to the halfway point of season on Saturday, losing 34-27 at Texas Tech.
FAIRMONT — It was practically unanimous. Any time there was a discussion about East Fairmont girls’ soccer throughout the 2020 season — either with people within program or onlookers outside of it — the conversation was likely to lead to one name in particular at some point: Kierstyn Maxey.
Monday, October 26, 2020
CLARKSBURG — In 2019, the North Central West Virginia Airport recorded its highest number of passengers come through its gates.
MONONGAH — The Marion County Humane Society closed its doors to the public in March when the coronavirus stay-at-home order was issued and designated only a few staff members care for the animals during the closure.
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Saturday, October 24, 2020
FAIRMONT — Fairmont Senior’s dogged resolve was unyielding, but East Fairmont’s gutsy resilience was unwavering on Saturday afternoon as the two cross-town rivals went at in a do-or-die Class AA Region I, Section 2 sectional soccer championship.
FAIRMONT — East Fairmont started Saturday afternoon’s Class AA Region I, Section 2 championship game with a quick strike, taking a 1-0 lead a mere 33 seconds in.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans have been through so much dealing with the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak during the season resulting in one game postponed and rescheduled to a second game pushed to a rare Tuesday night kickoff.
Friday, October 23, 2020
MORGANTOWN — Another game, another quarterback ... and so go the days of our lives, at least if we happen to be defensive coordinators for West Virginia University.
- Eight West Virginians arrested today in drug sweep
- Marion County residents share their thoughts as Election 2020 nears
- Missing Fairmont teen found in Harper's Ferry
- Airport expansion could be 'One of the biggest things to happen to North Central West Virginia'
- Pandemic forces Humane Society to modify adoption process
- Lady Polar Bears stun Oak Glen 2-1 on Cinalli's golden goal get back to states
- After 124 years running the roads, W.S. Thomas Transfer continues to grow
- Abandoned homes, rent assistance, more take up city council agenda
- Socially-distanced trick-or-treat event set for Morris Park
- Marion County areas getting enhanced power lines to slash outage time