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WVU’s secondary depth to be tested
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WVU’s secondary depth to be tested

MORGANTOWN — The depth on West Virginia’s football team that Dana Holgorsen has lauded as one of its strengths could be in for a test when the Mountaineers resume play next Saturday against...

WVU’s secondary depth to be tested
WVU’s secondary depth to be tested

MORGANTOWN — The depth on West Virginia’s football team that Dana Holgorsen has lauded as one of its strengths could be in for a test when the Mountaineers resume play next Saturday against Kansas....

Doug Smock: GameDay, ESPN and golf updates
Doug Smock: GameDay, ESPN and golf updates

MY BIRTHDAYS don’t make me feel old, but this does: ESPN’s College GameDay is in its 28th year.

That many? Wow.

There is nothing, and I mean nothing, I don’t like about this show. Except maybe this: I can never carve...

State, UC looking to play complete games

For the second straight week last week West Virginia State got off to a slow start, and for the second straight week it cost the Yellow Jackets.

State held even with host West Liberty in the first quarter, but a 51-yard punt return by the...

Ex-Mountaineer wrestler Jones turns his attention to MMA
Ex-Mountaineer wrestler Jones turns his attention to MMA

Any fan of WVU sports who happens to be watching UFC 178 tonight may see a familiar face in the corner of Eddie Alvarez as the lightweight makes his UFC debut against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone.

Greg Jones, a three-time national...

Roundup: Herbert Hoover girls edge Cross Lanes Christian

WVU SPORTS: The West Virginia University rifle team is ranked no. 1 in the College Rifle Coaches Association preseason poll.

The Mountaineers, two-time defending NCAA champions, ended last season at No. 1 after winning their...

Mother gains life with mercy sentence for son’s killer
Mother gains life with mercy sentence for son’s killer

D.J. Carter, who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Friday, was granted mercy from an unusual source — the mother of the young man he killed.

Carter, 18, of Charleston, shot Tymel McKinney to death as McKinney, also 18, sat on a West...

Alleged Kanawha City bank robber suspected in other heists

A man arrested Friday for allegedly robbing a Kanawha City bank this week also might have robbed an Elkview bank in August.

Jason Compton, who police said has connections in Teays Valley and Raleigh County, was arrested by Charleston police and...

Mussel-building a goal of wildlife refuge
Mussel-building a goal of wildlife refuge

WILLIAMSTOWN — Visiting the lesser-known half of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge requires dressing in appropriate attire for the occasion: scuba gear.

“The refuge consists of 22...

Around 50 rally against Jenkins
Around 50 rally against Jenkins

Almost 50 people rallied against state Sen. Evan Jenkins, a Republican candidate for Congress, outside his place of employment, the West Virginia Medical Association’s headquarters in Kanawha City Friday.

Some carried signs that said,...

South Charleston police investigate dead body

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — South Charleston police are investigating a body found along the Kanawha River.

According to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher, fishermen spotted a man’s body in the...

Braden Stover following his dreams of country music stardom
Braden Stover following his dreams of country music stardom

Lewis County native carves out country career in Nashville, one song at a time

By Samira Shahbandy

George Washington High School

Braden Stover, a native of Jane Lew in Lewis County, began singing when he was just 4 years old....

Elk Valley Christian School celebrates 40 years
Elk Valley Christian School celebrates 40 years

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, ministering to the Elkview area since 1870, had a vision to start Elk Valley Christian School while under pastoral leadership of Rev. Charles Meadows. The church put that vision to use by starting Elk Valley Christian...

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