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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Huggins says WVU could be very good team
Coach Bob Huggins admittedly feels much better about the West Virginia men’s basketball team as it prepares for the 2013-14 season.
Bloop hits hurt Miners in first game of twin-bill with Paints
Chicks may dig the long ball, but on some nights just a few well-placed bloop hits can spell more damage than home runs.
Huggins says transfers not isolated case
Coach Bob Huggins will tell you that losing four players to transfer mode from his West Virginia men’s basketball squad was not an unusual or isolated case.
Bolen named assistant coach at East Tennessee State
When Mountain State University lost its general accreditation last year, head basketball coach Bob Bolen was among many that were left without a job.
However, as expected, he landed on his feet.
The lifelong Beckley resident and former head coach at MSU has officially been named an assistant coach at East Tennessee State. The move, which had been rumored for weeks, was announced by the school Friday morning.
Just who are the 2013 Miners?
A look at the Propsect League standings gives a clear picture of just how important today’s doubleheader between the Chillicothe Paints and the West Virginia Miners at Linda K. Epling Stadium will be for both teams.
Miscues cost Miners
If only earned runs counted, the West Virginia Miners and the Slippery Rock Sliders may still be playing at Linda K. Epling Stadium.
Geno in close battle with Sanchez for Jets’ QB spot
If Geno Smith isn’t the starter this fall with the New York Jets, West Virginia University’s all-time leading passer won’t necessarily be holding a clipboard on the sidelines.
Miners win third straight
Normally, Dale Davis would have batted left-handed in his seventh-inning at-bat against Slippery Rock reliever Kevin Becker-Mendito. But because of the right-hander’s sidearm motion, the switch-hitting Davis attacked from the right side.
Prosecutor says handling of WVU FOIA requests OK
It wasn’t until about a week ago that I found for certain who is responsible to make sure that the Freedom of Information of Act law is enforced in West Virginia.
WVU grad makes donation to OKC tornado relief
Arizona Diamondbacks managing general partner Ken Kendrick has made a donation of $200,000 to the Mountaineer Athletic Club in the name of the WVU baseball program to the Oklahoma City tornado relief effort.
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