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W.Va. DEP Secretary to vie for national bass title
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W.Va. DEP Secretary to vie for national bass title

West Virginia’s top environmental official leads a double life.

Through most of the week, Randy Huffman serves as secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection. On weekends, though, he takes off his suit and tie and dons...

W.Va. DEP Secretary to vie for national bass title
W.Va. DEP Secretary to vie for national bass title

West Virginia’s top environmental official leads a double life.

Through most of the week, Randy Huffman serves as secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection. On weekends, though, he takes off his suit and tie and dons...

It’s tough to make peace with Father Time

Sooner or later, time catches up to all of us.

Hills we once climbed without drawing a hard breath now seem as insurmountable as Everest. Swift rivers we once waded fearlessly now scare the bejabbers out of us. Backpacks we once shouldered with...

Outdoors Calendar for July 13, 2014

Monday

July 20

July 27

n The Putnam County Gun Club will hold a USPSA pistol match, 10 a.m., at the club’s range near Eleanor. Call 304-757-6061....

South Hills stops Cross Lanes’ run of 26 straight swimming titles
South Hills stops Cross Lanes’ run of 26 straight swimming titles

Members of the South Hills swim team had a different air about them heading into this week’s Greater Kanawha Valley Summer Swimming Championships.

“They wanted to win this year,’’ said third-year South Hills head...

Opportunity knocks for wheelchair athlete
Opportunity knocks for wheelchair athlete

When Pat Donaghey attended the Charleston Public Courts tennis tournament for the first time last year, he saw an opportunity.

The New York transplant, who has been wheelchair-bound for more than 20 years, thought the week-long event would be...

Frank Giardina: ‘Tex’ museum a trip down memory lane

A labor of love is almost complete for Tex Williams.

At noon on Monday, July 28, the Tex Williams Museum in Artie will officially open with a ribbon-cutting ceremony performed by state basketball legends Jerry West and Willie Akers....

Weiss, Borden lead Power past Greensboro 6-0
Weiss, Borden lead Power past Greensboro 6-0

Erich Weiss hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning to give West Virginia an early 3-0 lead and the Power never looked back to record a 6-0 win over Greensboro Saturday night at Appalachian Power Park.

Weiss finished 3 for 3...

Making a racket: Public Courts kids carnival
Making a racket: Public Courts kids carnival

Little League baseball — 9-10 state tournament results, schedule

9-10 year olds

State tournament

At Little Creek Park, South Charleston

Pool A

Braxton County, Bridgeport, Martinsburg, Mountaineer

Pool B

Barboursville, Pineville, Sophia

Pool C

Ceredo-Kenova, St. Albans,...

Greater Kanawha Valley Swimming Championships results

Greater Kanawha Valley

Summer Swimming Championships

At University of Charleston

Final team scoring

1. South Hills 3,682; 2. Cross Lanes 3,490.50; 3. Sleepy Hollow 1,947; 4. YMCA 1,792; 5. Elkland 1,052.50; 6. Tri-County 787; 7....

Charleston Public Courts schedule

At Schoenbaum Courts, Kanawha City

Today’s schedule

9 a.m.

Men’s 65 doubles — James Heaton-Steven Michael vs. David Allport-Harry Markham

Men’s 3.5 singles — Daryl Smith vs. Jonathan Lett;...

Senate candidates support now defunct sportsmen’s bill

A bill that would’ve loosened restrictions on lead bullets and hunting on federal land is dead, the victim of partisanship in the U.S. Senate.

The Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2014 had the support of both Republicans and Democrats,...

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