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Holgorsen focused on avoiding letdown
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Holgorsen focused on avoiding letdown

MORGANTOWN — It would be easy, perhaps, for West Virginia’s football team — not to mention its supporters — to get wrapped up in what can only be regarded as a positive performance in...

Holgorsen focused on avoiding letdown
Holgorsen focused on avoiding letdown

MORGANTOWN — It would be easy, perhaps, for West Virginia’s football team — not to mention its supporters — to get wrapped up in what can only be regarded as a positive performance in...

Doug Smock: Herd win no walk in the park

OXFORD, Ohio — I am reminded of one of the many axioms put forth by that old philosopher, Bob Pruett.

When his Marshall teams were at their apex, he often reminded his loyal fans that opponents would play 25...

Optimism abounds as volleyball season begins this week
Optimism abounds as volleyball season begins this week

The West Virginia high school volleyball season returns in full tempo Wednesday and three Kanawha County schools are working with hopes of returning to the state championship match.

Things are starting anew again for Charleston Catholic, as the ...

WVU notebook: Mountaineers weren’t lacking confidence vs. Tide

MOrGANTOWN — If nothing else, there was confidence in the air when West Virginia took the field against Alabama Saturday at the Georgia Dome.

In fact, there may have been cockiness as the Mountaineers prepared ...

Norman Chad: Manziel’s latest moniker — Johnny Destiny

Usually, I pick my NFL Teams of Destiny after hundreds of hours poring over game film, scouting reports and sabermetrical data, plus a quick call to Ron Jaworski.*

(*To be honest, there’s no such thing as a “quick call” to...

Roundup: Power rained out; season finale today

The West Virginia Power’s matchup with the Asheville Tourists was rained out Sunday.

The game was canceled and will not be made up since the end of the regular season is today.

The Power (34-32) will host the Tourists at 1:05 p.m. ...

Possible human remains found near Clendenin

Kanawha County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a scene just south of Clendenin where “potential human remains” have been found.

The Sheriff’s Department got the call around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Cpl. Brian Humphreys, ...

Body found in Kanawha River across from Capitol
Body found in Kanawha River across from Capitol

A 13-year-old boy found a dead body on the banks of the Kanawha River, near the University of Charleston on Sunday afternoon.

Lt. Steve Cooper, chief of detectives for the Charleston Police Department, said the body, which has yet to be...

DOH equipment director got pay raise during investigation

The West Virginia Division of Highways’ former equipment director got a pay raise and a promotion while federal agents were investigating his office.

In January, Bob Andrew received a $7,...

Charity offers biscuits, gravy and medicine
Charity offers biscuits, gravy and medicine

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By Bill Lynch

Staff writer

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A sizable crowd had...

W.Va. colleges make cuts to deal with less taxpayer funding

Colleges across West Virginia are firing employees, eliminating and merging positions and making other cutbacks to compensate for a reduction of more than $42 million in state funding for higher education over the past two years....

Funerals for: August 31, 2014

Baker, David 2 p.m., Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans.

Bush, Georgette 2 p.m., Ravenswood Cemetery, Ravenswood.

Carter, Charles 1:30 p.m., Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin.

Fish, R.J. 2 p.m.,...

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