BECKLEY — Mickey Furfari, right, autographs a copy of his latest book, “Mickey’s Mountaineer Memories Volume II,” for Mike Shumate of Beckley Saturday in the Beckley Newspapers building. Copies of “Mickey’s Mountaineer Memories Volume II” can be purchased every business day from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 801 N. Kanawha St. You may also call The Register-Herald business office at 304-255-4409 or toll free 1-800-950-0250, ext. 409, during normal business hours. Copies can also be ordered online by going to our website at www.register-herald.com and clicking on the link for Mickey’s books. The price for the book is $25 plus tax; there is an extra charge for shipping. A limited number of Volume I is also still available at the same price; however, if you purchase both volumes in a combination buy, the price is $40 plus tax and shipping.
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Turnbull’s tenure dominates WVU wrestling history
Did Oliver Luck really do a thorough job in deeply evaluating Craig Turnbull’s 36-year career as wrestling coach before firing him?
WVU’s top football prospects working out for NFL teams
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Kickoff time set for WVU-Alabama
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Questions raised about Turnbull’s firing
Dr. Stephen Graber, an associate professor at the West Virginia University School of Medicine, is among the latest WVU teachers to deplore Oliver Luck’s firing of veteran wrestling coach Craig Turnbull.
Former Red Devil star realizing dream of playing D-I basketball
When former Oak Hill High School standout Kalif Wright was a kid, he would play EA Sports’ NCAA March Madness video games and dream of one day getting a chance to play in the NCAA Tournament.
Mountaineers beat Buckeyes 4-1 in lefty Vance’s first career start
In his first career start for the WVU baseball team, sophomore left-hander Ross Vance struck out 14 en route to a 4-1 victory over Ohio State on Tuesday evening at Hawley Field.
Most plays good, some not so good in Gold-Blue scrimmage
There appeared to be a fine mixture of plays, most good with some not so good, in West Virginia University’s Gold-Blue football scrimmage last Saturday.
Wesleyan edges CU twice in softball
The Concord University softball narrowly dropped a pair of games to No. 17 West Virginia Wesleyan, 2-1 and 4-3, Sunday afternoon at Culpepper Field.
Concord baseball shuts out Cardinals
The Concord University baseball team posted two shutout victories on Sunday, extending its winning streak to seven games by beating conference foe Wheeling Jesuit.
Much still to be answered this fall
In Saturday’s paper, I compiled a list of five things to watch at West Virginia University’s annual Gold-Blue Spring Game. Now, after watching the football scrimmage that concluded this year’s spring drills and taking some time to process what I saw, it’s time to go back and revisit those five points and how they turned out on Saturday.
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