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Luck said NCAA needs to be ‘open and transparent’
Luck said NCAA needs to be ‘open and transparent’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Oliver Luck and Keli Cunningham agree intercollegiate athletics is headed for a critical era of significant change. Neither will be in charge of how it’s handled at West Virginia.

Luck left his post as...

Elderly woman saved from burning home

An elderly, bed-confined woman was pulled from a burning house on Charleston’s West Side Thursday evening, a firefighter said.

The fire was reported at 1527 Second Ave. at about 6:30 p.m.

The woman was taken to a local hospital. The ...

Attorney: Robb will get financial documents Friday

Former South Charleston Mayor Richie Robb, who recently filed a lawsuit against the city and current Mayor Frank Mullens for financial documents spanning years, will receive those documents by email Friday, city attorney Marey Casey said Thursday....

High-scoring Holmes leads WVU into battle vs. Herd
High-scoring Holmes leads WVU into battle vs. Herd

Bria Holmes was just content to be one of the cogs in West Virginia University’s success last season as a sophomore on a team stocked with seasoned seniors who guided the Mountaineers to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Now the...

WVU’s Trickett cleared to play in bowl
WVU’s Trickett cleared to play in bowl

MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen said Thursday that Clint Trickett has been cleared to play in the Liberty Bowl.

But whether that means he will start — or even play — when West Virginia faces Texas...

Dave Hickman: Huggins loves the Garden parties

MORGANTOWN — Bob Huggins will take a basketball team to New York this weekend for a game at Madison Square Garden.

It’s not something new for Huggins, of course, but for the majority of those on his...

Holgorsen in no hurry to replace Dawson

MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen isn’t going to sweat losing his offensive coordinator.

For starters, the timing of Shannon Dawson’s move to a job as the offensive coordinator at Kentucky...

Boys basketball preview: South Charleston hopes to finish the job

South Charleston coach Vic Herbert knows better than most that it isn’t how strong you start, but how you finish.

The Black Eagles, who posted 24-2 record last season, saw their 20-game win streak end in a loss to Hurricane in the...

Hoops Classic: Poca-RCB one of top matchups
Hoops Classic: Poca-RCB one of top matchups

Anyone looking to get a sneak preview of the boys Class AA state tournament should hang around West Virginia State’s Walker Convocation Center on Saturday.

The second day of the 16th Fellowship of Christian Athletes Hoops Classic, also...

Low ticket prices for Boca Raton Bowl a plus for Herd fans

Traveling to south Florida to see their team’s appearance at the Boca Raton Bowl might be challenging to Marshall fans’ budgets, but the ticket prices will help.

The Thundering Herd could well bring 3,500 to 4,000 fans to the game...

Herd’s Johnson, Hewitt, Holliday win C-USA media awards

Yes, Conference USA champion Marshall was well represented in the first media all-league and awards vote in nearly a decade, but there were significant differences from the coaches’ all-conference awards from last week.

For one, running...

Kopp had positive effect on MU athletics

The Marshall University community is trying to come to grips with the death of president Stephen J. Kopp, and that sentiment definitely extends to the athletic department.

Dr. Kopp, who was serving in his 10th year as the university’s...

Roundup: Girls tourney starts today at Hoover

The inaugural Elk River Classic girls high school basketball tournament will tip off tonight at Herbert Hoover High School.

Elk Valley Christian will face Williamstown at 6 p.m. followed by Hoover facing Buffalo at 7:30. The consolation game is...

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