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West, Akers highlight opening of Tex Williams’ labor of love

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ARTIE — You won’t find many dots on the map smaller than the town of Artie in Raleigh County, but after the Artie Museum’s opening on Monday, the town packs enough histor...

West, Akers highlight opening of Tex Williams’ labor of love

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ARTIE — You won’t find many dots on the map smaller than the town of Artie in Raleigh County, but after the Artie Museum’s opening on Monday, the town packs enough histor...

West Virginia Open: Berner leads Davis, Bartlett after opening round

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DANIELS — The old gang is back together atop the leaderboard after the first round of the 81st West Virginia Open.

Craig Berner, the 2005 champion, returned after a year absence...

WV Open notebook: Davis has birdie binge right off the bat

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DANIELS — While 2001 and 2012 West Virginia Open champion Jonathan Clark got off to a bit of a slow start before turning it around on his second nine to finish at 2 under par, he got t...

Anania looks to build on huge year at Open

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At this week’s 81st West Virginia Open Championship, Brian Anania will be facing a much more daunting field than the one he conquered in winning the West Virginia Amateur title in mid-June, but after playing in th...

Toughest field ever for West Virginia Open?

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DANIELS — The West Virginia Open has always been a competition among the who’s who of in-state golfers, but when the 81st Open gets fired up July 21-25 at the Cobb Course at The...

Power falls 3-2, returns home tonight

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The West Virginia Power scored a run in the first and second innings but was stymied thereafter as the team dropped a second-straight 3-2 decision Wednesday at Delmarva.

Chris Diaz scored on a wild pitch in the to...

Greenbrier notebook: Strong start has Stricker thinking British

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — On Wednesday, Steve Stricker said he would need to do some big things at the Greenbrier Classic and next week’s John Deere Classic before he would commit...

Steady Kirk fires 65 with no bogeys

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Chris Kirk has come a long way since missing the cut at 9 over par in the 2012 Greenbrier Classic, and on Thursday, he showed it.

Kirk fired a bogey-free...

Steve Stricker ready for ‘good test’ at Greenbrier Classic

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Even with a limited schedule, Steve Stricker is making his second Greenbrier Classic appearance in three years and, just like the first time, his wife Nicki wil...

NASCAR’s Hamlin feels at home at The Greenbrier

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Slowing down is something NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Denny Hamlin isn’t necessarily used to doing, but he looked at home chasing a white ball instead of a ...

Greenbrier notebook: Faldo eager to take his cuts

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — It’s not often that Sir Nick Faldo, a nine-time PGA Tour winner and six-time major champion, climbs out of the CBS television booth to play an event.

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Underdogs among 4 advancing in qualifier

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DANIELS — For the first time, there was no playoff at the PGA Greenbrier Classic’s Monday Open Qualifier held on the Cobb Course at The Resort at Glade Springs, but what the one...

Power keeps rolling, beats Lakewood 4-3

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Not only is the West Virginia Power winning in the South Atlantic League second half, but on Saturday the team proved it can do so in style.

Leadoff man Jeff Roy laced an RBI single into right field in the bottom ...

Past champs have triumphed, fallen since Classic wins

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Now entering its fifth year of existence, the Greenbrier Classic has seen four different winners who have each had their ups and downs since their respective shining moments on the Old White TPC’s 18th green.

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On-site meteorologist helps keep players safe

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The Greenbrier Classic has certainly had its fair share of inclement weather over its four-year history.

Thunderstorms are commonplace in the Mountain State this time of year whether or not the state’s prem...

Power stays hot with 6-2 win

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The West Virginia Power is certainly taking advantage of its second chance thus far.

In just his third game with the club, speedy leadoff man Jeff Roy went 2 for 4, scoring the first run of the game and driving in ...

Power off to strong 2nd-half start

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After finishing last in the Northern Division’s first half with a South Atlantic League-worst 20-48 record, perhaps no team in the league was as ready to turn the page to the second half of the season as the West ...

Charleston Catholic’s Morgan Carr training in Florida this summer

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After what has already been a stellar prep swimming career, Charleston Catholic’s Morgan Carr will have many options when she graduates next year.

Carr set state meet records in the 200-meter individual med...

Holmes leads after two rounds at W.Va. Amateur

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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — After a tough day on the Meadows Course, many golfers were looking forward to Wednesday’s second round at the 95th West Virginia Amateur with the venue c...

O’Dell looks to defend State Amateur title

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After 19 years of seeking his first West Virginia Amateur championship, Hurricane’s Sam O’Dell will now have to face the pressure of coming in as the defending champion.

O’Dell and 99 other go...

Big innings lift Independence over Fairmont Senior 11-6

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In the Class AA nightcap on Friday night, only one team could earn a bit of redemption.

Once again, that team wasn’t Fairmont Senior.

Independence used a five-run second inning and a four-run fifth to...

Holgorsen still in coaching mode at WVU Classic

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A coach’s job is never done and so it was that on a beautiful Friday afternoon at Berry Hills Country Club, West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen was mentoring several players about a completely different sp...

Youth looking to overthrow stalwarts at State Amateur

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As the 95th West Virginia amateur approaches next week, it seems like the balance in power among state golfers is teetering closer and closer toward a seismic shift.

The 100-player field will play four rounds in f...

McGuire’s streak ends, Power falls

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On Monday night at Appalachian Power Park, catcher Reese McGuire’s lengthy hitting streak came to an end.

Unfortunately for his team, the Power’s modest losing streak didn’t.

Trey Micha...