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Boys hoop notes: Tight games could benefit SC
steve keenan | Montgomery Herald
Boys hoop notes: Tight games could benefit SC

South Charleston got something last week it didn’t necessarily want, but probably needed. A couple of close games.

The Black Eagles, ranked No. 1 in Class AAA, had been sailing along through the first month of the season with an unbeaten...

Boys hoop notes: Tight games could benefit SC
Boys hoop notes: Tight games could benefit SC

South Charleston got something last week it didn’t necessarily want, but probably needed. A couple of close games.

The Black Eagles, ranked No. 1 in Class AAA, had been sailing along through the first month of the season with an unbeaten...

Miles’ performance a dream come true
Miles’ performance a dream come true

MORGANTOWN — For Daxter Miles, the way West Virginia’s game with TCU played out Saturday was better than any dream he’s ever had.

And Miles has had plenty of dreams.

“Oh, yeah, all...

Doug Smock: Paper-wad tosser should get four games
Doug Smock: Paper-wad tosser should get four games

AFTER ALL these years of following sports, whether for a paycheck or as a paying customer, I’ve long shed the delusion that I’ve seen it all. I know something different is bound to happen every time I break out my laptop.

Now I...

Norman Chad: This year’s Super Bowl parties should be radio only

If I had known that Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick were going to meet in Super Bowl 49, I would’ve just watched college football all season. Since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 — yes, youngsters, that’s pre-ESPN but it was a big...

Mountaineers land Ohio lineman Dowdy

West Virginia picked up a commitment from Westerville South (Ohio) offensive lineman Rob Dowdy Sunday. It was a decision that was a long time coming, and the 6-foot-6, 280-pound prospect said there was no doubt in his choice once he made it to...

Freshmen carry Mountaineers to improbable OT win over TCU
Freshmen carry Mountaineers to improbable OT win over TCU

MORGANTOWN — Daxter Miles isn’t a geology major, but he does know some of the basics.

“Diamonds are made from pressure, right?’’ he asked.

Indeed they are. And judging by...

Mitch Vingle: Officiating, Holton topics after WVU victory

MORGANTOWN — One WVU basketball fan filed out of the Coliseum after the Mountaineers’ 86-85 overtime win over TCU and shook her head.

“Wow,” she said. “That’s all I can say....

Fairmont rallies to win over UC
Fairmont rallies to win over UC

Fairmont State coach Jerrod Calhoun called it “as good a game as I’ve been a part of in my three years.’’

His Falcons overcame a 14-point deficit midway through the second half, hit 15-of-16 free throws in the final...

Herd ends skid, dumps UTEP 78-71

HUNTINGTON — Marshall’s game Saturday against Texas-El Paso wasn’t even a minute and a half old when both courtside ad panels were plunked by ghastly errant passes.

Coach Dan D’Antoni...

Shepherd nips West Virginia State 73-68

Even though his team battled tooth and nail down the stretch in a see-saw battle on Saturday, West Virginia State coach Bryan Poore pointed to an iffy start as the ultimate difference in the game.

The Yellow Jackets failed to make key plays in...

St. Albans has strong showing at WSAZ wrestling

HUNTINGTON — All but dead not long ago, the St. Albans wrestling program is starting to throw its weight around.

The Red Dragons sent a message of sorts this weekend at the WSAZ Invitational, placing three...

Bays boosts Capital boys past hard-luck Riverside
Bays boosts Capital boys past hard-luck Riverside

“Crunchy’’ is getting pretty good at crunch time.

Miguel “Crunchy’’ Bays put in a career-high 24 points Saturday night as state-ranked Capital held off another valiant effort from host Riverside to take...

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WVU

Miles’ performance a dream come true
Mountaineers land Ohio lineman Dowdy
Freshmen carry Mountaineers to improbable OT win over TCU
Mitch Vingle: Officiating, Holton topics after WVU victory
WVU-TCU box

Marshall University

Doug Smock: Paper-wad tosser should get four games
Marshall’s Cato repeats as Hardman Award winner
Herd ends skid, dumps UTEP 78-71
Marshall-UTEP box
Herd hopes Loop gets his looks

Prep Sports

St. Albans has strong showing at WSAZ wrestling
Bays boosts Capital boys past hard-luck Riverside
South Charleston bounces back with win over George Washington
Notre Dame’s pressure too much for Charleston Catholic
Prep roundup: Dawson leads Hurricane boys past Point Pleasant 76-51

Columnists

Norman Chad: This year’s Super Bowl parties should be radio only
Mitch Vingle: Mountain State faces going to Division I places
Dave Hickman: Paying college athletes isn’t going to be easy
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