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Thomas Burns

Thomas Bernard Burns, 71, beloved husband of Rebecca Crawford Burns and a resident of Charleston for over fifty years, died Saturday evening, October 18, at Charleston Area Medical Center. Son of the late C. Thomas and Mildred (Melady) Burns, he was...

Mitzi Lynn Fizer White

Mitzi Lynn Fizer White, 57, of St. Albans, passed away Oct. 17, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Bartlett-Chapman Funeral Home, St. Albans, with visitation beginning two hours prior.

Loretta Marie Carr

Loretta Marie Carr, 75, formerly of Cabin Creek, passed away Monday, September 22, 2014, at her home in Lakewood, Ohio, after a long illness.

She is survived by her sister, Teresa (Carr) Estep (Richard) of Glasgow; several nieces and nephews;...

Review: ‘NBA 2K15’ still on top of its game
Review: ‘NBA 2K15’ still on top of its game

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A hallmark of any good video game franchise is consistency, and in the sports genre few series have maintained a higher level of consistency than 2K Sports’ “NBA 2K.” Year in and year out, I know that...

Mountaineers want to continue QB pressure
Mountaineers want to continue QB pressure

MORGANTOWN — A week ago against Baylor, West Virginia’s defense managed something few others have in recent years — they pressured the quarterback and in doing so disrupted the Bears’ offensive...

Mitch Vingle: Mountain State swimmer replaces Phelps
Mitch Vingle: Mountain State swimmer replaces Phelps

You usually don’t read swimming news here this time of year.

Or, really, any time of year.

Football and basketball are the unquestioned Mountain State kings.

But there is some serious Mountain State news from the pool....

Staff change alters FAU defense

HUNTINGTON — When Bill Legg looks at Florida Atlantic’s 2014 defense, he sees many familiar players. But he has all but thrown away the 2013 Marshall-FAU game video.

How’s that?

Change was...

New Herd basketball tempo on display at ‘Madness’

HUNTINGTON — This run ‘n’ gun offense cultivated by new Marshall coach Dan D'Antoni is no joke.

In the “Thundering Herd Madness” exhibition Thursday, the White team beat the Green...

Area roundup: Capital sweeps cross country regional

MEC SPORTS: AREA SWIMMING: HYCAT will host the 27th annual Debbie Kortz Memorial Age Group & Senior Invitational meet this weekend at the University of Charleston’s natatorium....

Prep soccer roundup: Winfield, Hurricane, Capital, GW girls advance

Jayne Lawman and Jordan Pauley blasted in two goals each as Winfield defeated Nitro 6-0 Thursday in the Class AAA Region 4 Section 1 girls soccer tournament Thursday at Winfield.

Mary Lawman and Sydney Cavender added one goal each for the...

Sissonville girls advance to soccer regional

RAVENSWOOD — The first goal is always the hardest during the postseason.

Once Sissonville got on the board Thursday evening, though, there was no stopping the Indians, who rolled to four second-half goals en...

Putnam students go to the polls
Putnam students go to the polls

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