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WVU hangs with No. 2 Alabama before falling 33-23
WVU hangs with No. 2 Alabama before falling 33-23

ATLANTA — A lot of things could have happened to West Virginia’s football team Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Dome, and by all rights more of them were bad than good.

A four-touchdown underdog to the...

WVU hangs with No. 2 Alabama before falling 33-23
WVU hangs with No. 2 Alabama before falling 33-23

ATLANTA — A lot of things could have happened to West Virginia’s football team Saturday afternoon at the Georgia Dome, and by all rights more of them were bad than good.

A four-touchdown underdog to the ...

WVU notebook: Mountaineers not discouraged

ATLANTA — After WVU’s effort against No. 2 Alabama, Mountaineer players and coaches were anything but happy.

Yet they weren’t totally displeased either.

“I thought we played really...

Weiss passes test, wins Charleston Distance Run
Weiss passes test, wins Charleston Distance Run

Jeff Weiss needed to test his ailing foot and the 42nd annual Charleston Distance Run provided the perfect venue.

After all, the event billed as “America’s only 15-mile race’’ is just a short drive down Interstate 77 ...

Mitch Vingle: The lamb had some spunk

ATLANTA — Let’s answer one question quickly and get this out of the way.

Yes, West Virginia scored a moral victory on Saturday in its 33-23 loss to No. 2 Alabama at the Georgia Dome.

The...

Prep roundup: Taylor’s five goals spark Winfield boys

Steven Taylor netted all five of his team’s goals Saturday afternoon as visiting Winfield downed Sissonville 5-1 in boys soccer.

C.T. Douglas had six saves in goal for the Generals. For the Indians (1-2), Caleb Calhoun scored and Ethan...

Alabama-WVU statistics

West Virginia 3 14 3 3–23

Alabama 3 17 10 3–33

First quarter

WVU–FG Lambert 20, 10:58.

Ala–FG Griffith 47, 8:18.

Second quarter

Ala–Yeldon 15 run (Griffith kick), 14:11....

Marshall-Miami statistics

Marshall 14 14 0 14–42

Miami (Ohio) 0 3 17 7–27

First quarter

Marshall–Frohnapfel 11 pass from Cato (Haig kick), 7:20.

Marshall–Shuler 3 pass from Cato (Haig kick), 2:53.

Second...

W.Va.’s fish hatcheries deteriorate with time
W.Va.’s fish hatcheries deteriorate with time

West Virginia fisheries officials are learning a hard lesson: Bricks and mortar last only so long.

Many of the state’s fish hatcheries were built more than 50 years ago, and they’re showing their age. Some leak water; others...

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Monday

n West Virginia’s hunting seasons for Canada geese, common snipes, Sora rails and Virginia rails will begin, one-half hour before sunrise.

n West Virginia’s ...

Parking lot burial makes dignity hard to maintain, even for kings

While one monarch — Burger King — was in the news in the United States last week for making a run for the Canadian border to avoid paying a whopper of a corporate income tax bill, another monarch — King Richard III — was in ...

W.Va. tourism looks ahead after chemical spill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A roller coaster of rapids will await thrill-seekers for the start of the Gauley River whitewater season as southern West Virginia businesses anticipate an influx of visitors to finish out...

Cheering on the Mountaineers (photos)
Cheering on the Mountaineers (photos)

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