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Thanksgiving has new meaning for Miners’ Tim Epling
When Tim Epling sits at the family table today and a prayer is said over Thanksgiving dinner, it might feel a bit different than before.
YMCA’s Thanksgiving Day Run postponed until Saturday
Due to poor weather conditions, the YMCA of Southern West Virginia has rescheduled the annual Thanksgiving Day Run for Saturday, November 30.
Former Miner Prestridge signs — with the Miners
Some things seem to work out perfectly.
Some tips to help through gun season
Monday is the start of the largest single-day sporting event in West Virginia — the opening day of firearm buck season. Tomorrow morning, droves of hunter orange-clothed participants will watch a new day being born in hopes that a trophy deer will wander by. Chances are you or someone in your household will be directly involved in the deer season or at least chances are you know someone who is. So when the contractor doesn’t show up to fix the leak in the basement or won’t return your calls, you’ll know why.
Getting closer to that elusive 10-point buck
I’ve been spending as much time as I can deer hunting since the rut has kicked in. It’s been a chess match waiting for the deer to make the next move. Up until a couple weeks ago, the deer — even the bucks — have been more concerned with feeding in the fields due to the lack of mast in the woods.
Predators as much a problem as hunters for deer
As the deer gun season approaches, there’s a tendency to ignore predators as a factor that limits deer populations. And after reviewing deer harvest numbers released by several state wildlife agencies, it’s no wonder.
King’s Warriors forced out of Beckley
In 2013, the Southern West Virginia King’s Warriors provided a home to soccer players from 11 different countries, including Brazil, England, Jamaica and South Africa.
A successful season for BMP
The racing is done for 2013. Time to eat.
McClung inks new deal with Bucs
Greenbrier East High School graduate Seth McClung has done about everything on a baseball diamond. He’s played six seasons in the big leagues, where he won 26 games, recorded six saves and struck out 314 hitters that have made it to the sport’s biggest stage.
Miners will open 2014 on the road
Fatigue will always be a battle for players and coaches to fight in the Prospect League. But for the last two years, the league helped to at least lighten that burden by scheduling only intradivisional regular-season games and letting teams have most Mondays off.
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