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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WVU finishes season today at home vs. Kansas
The NCAA Tournament bubble seems to have popped on West Virginia’s men’s basketball team thanks to a string of five losses in seven games — including a 72-62 defeat Wednesday at Oklahoma.
Mountaineer women open Big 12 Tournament play today
The No. 7 West Virginia women’s basketball team enters the 2014 Phillips 66 Big 12 Women’s Basketball Championship quarterfinal round as the No. 2 seed, and will take on either No. 7 seed TCU or No. 10 Texas Tech at 7 p.m. Eastern today.
Women’s finale was all-time Coliseum great
If you weren’t among the thrilled, extremely vocal 5,502 fans at the WVU Coliseum last Tuesday night, you missed one of the most memorable sports events in that 44-year-old arena’s history.
Lusk, WVU Tech start title defense today
Cheyanna Lusk has seen improvement in her basketball game this year.
WVU hopes it’s found another receiving duo
At West Virginia, wide receivers often come in pairs.
WVU ladies pile up Big 12 awards
After one of the best seasons in school history, West Virginia’s women’s basketball team racked up Thursday when the Big 12 Conference announced its postseason awards.
Ex-WVU star loves coaching at Fairmont State
Joe Mazzulla, a native of the Providence, R.I., area, now is in his first year as an assistant men’s basketball coach at Fairmont State University.
Clark leads No. 23 Oklahoma past WVU 72-62
Cameron Clark had 19 points and 10 rebounds in his final home game to help No. 23 Oklahoma defeat West Virginia 72-62 on Wednesday night.
Gee, other prexies studying possible athletics rollback
Dr. E. Gordon Gee, now the acclaimed permanent president of West Virginia University for the second time, has a history of national involvement in intercollegiate athletics as well as academic affairs.
WVU’s Crook trying to find right mix on O-line
Perhaps no spot on the West Virginia University football team will be as important this spring as the offensive line, where second-year coach Ron Crook is working to piece together a unit that can protect whomever is behind center taking the snaps — the Mountaineers gave up 2.33 sacks per game last year — and open holes for the stable of WVU running backs.
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