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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Running back depth not a concern for Holliday
Despite the graduation of Essray Taliaferro and the dismissal of Kevin Grooms, Marshall coach Doc Holliday isn’t concerned about his team’s depth at running back.
White anxious to put 2013 in the rearview
The 2013 football season wasn’t exactly what Kevin White had envisioned when he made the decision to transfer from Lackawanna College, where he had 36 receptions for 535 yards and six touchdowns in 2012.
Miners beat Terre Haute 4-3 in 11 innings
The West Virginia Miners got back in the wins column Wednesday night, defeating Terre Haute 4-3 in 11 innings.
Charges dropped against WVU RB Smallwood
Prosecutors said all charges against 20-year-old Wendell Smallwood, who had been charged with witness tampering in the case, have been dropped.
Word is out on Marshall's Cato
Rakeem Cato is easily the face of Marshall football. He also has been mentioned as a darkhorse candidate for the Heisman Trophy. That status is legitimate.
Terre Haute hands Miners 2-1 loss in 11 innings
Ryan Sabo singled home Clayton Smithson in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift the Rex to the win and put the West Virginia Miners’ postseason hopes in serious jeopardy
Holliday eager for anticipated 2014 season to get under way
Marshall football head coach Doc Holliday is known for bringing a business-type demeanor to coaching and even discussing his program.
Were Bowlsby’s fears about college athletics’ future justified?
I have never met or even talked to Bob Bowlsby, commissioner of the Big 12 Conference.
Trickett takes uncertainty away from WVU quarterback position
Since the day Geno Smith was selected with the 39th pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, West Virginia’s football team has found itself in a rare position — searching for a starting quarterback.
Fred Wyant talks about ‘Pappy’ Lewis and other items of interest
I saved some other interesting observations from the recent interview with Fred Wyant which you may find worth reading.
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