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Alabama escapes with 33-23 win over WVU
Alabama escapes with 33-23 win over WVU

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...

Janet Hall

Janet Harrison Hall, 76, of Ripley, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Eldercare of Ripley, following a long illness.

She was born February 27, 1938, at Kenna a daughter of the late Granville and Gertrude Boggess Harrison. She was a...

Virginia Cochran
Virginia Cochran

Virginia Cochran, 88, of Marmet, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, August 28, 2014, at home, surrounded by her family.

She was a Christian and was a member of Marmet First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, ...

R. Jack Fish
R. Jack Fish

R. Jack Fish, 78, of St. Albans, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston.

He was born Oct. 29, 1935 in Montgomery to the late Harry Stanley and Susan Fannin Fish.

Jack retired from the state of...

Nina K. Zornes
Nina K. Zornes

Nina Kathryn Smith Zornes, 83, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Nina was a resident of Haw River, N.C., formerly of St. Albans. She was born Oct. 23, 1930 in Fayette County and was the daughter of John Henry Smith and Ora Belle Hamilton Smith. She...

Body of missing man found in Tug Fork River

The body of a missing Mingo County man was discovered Friday afternoon on the riverbank of the Tug Fork River in Martin County, Kentucky, according to a West Virginia State Police report.

The man, Roger Dale Urban, of Lenore, had been missing...

Mountaineers open with mighty Alabama
Mountaineers open with mighty Alabama

ATLANTA — West Virginia begins its 2014 football season here today in far from what could be considered enviable or optimal conditions.

Yes, the Mountaineers have been presented with a huge opportunity....

Mitch Vingle: WVU’s Shorts and game day info

ATLANTA — It’s been sunny and hot in Atlanta the last couple of days. Today, though — game day for WVU and Alabama — an afternoon thunderstorm might sneak in.

Likewise, Daikiel Shorts....

Marshall faces unknowns in opener at Miami

OXFORD, Ohio — If you were really cynical about Marshall’s football schedule, you could call this the first of 12 “trap” games.

Wisecracks aside, today’s contest at Miami (Ohio) works like the classic trap,...

Charleston Distance Run to showcase state, regional runners
Charleston Distance Run to showcase state, regional runners

The 42nd running of the Charleston Distance Run today will have some local flavor as it winds its way through downtown streets, hillside neighborhoods and along the Kanawha River.

The Kenyans who dominated last year’s edition...

Marshall-Miami capsule

Marshall at Miami (Ohio)

3:30 p.m., Yager Stadium (24,286, FieldTurf), Oxford, Ohio

n TV: Crew: Shawn Kenney play-by-play, Rocky Boiman analyst

n Line: Marshall ...

WVU notebook: New coordinators debut on both sides
WVU notebook: New coordinators debut on both sides

ATLANTA — Much has been made of the fact that when Alabama’s offense lines up against West Virginia’s defense today, both units could be a bit of a mystery.

That’s because both have new...

C-USA notebook: ‘Have-nots’ looking for a dose of power

Call them “BCS” schools, the “BCS AQ” teams or the “Power 5” programs. Any way you name them, they will make Conference USA teams struggle.

That’s the way college football works, and it will be...

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