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Ruffed Grouse Society adds woodcock option
In another month or so, I’ll be listening for several familiar sounds as I walk the woods. One will be the low muffled drumbeat of a displaying ruffed grouse, a cryptically colored, crested, chicken-like woodland bird. Sometimes I think I feel the drumming more than hear it.
East gets by Durant, Griffin to win All-Star game
The Eastern Conference finally stopped Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin — then stopped its losing streak at the NBA All-Star game.
Here’s the ‘hole’ story: Nest boxes will bring in a variety of songbirds
I know it seems like this winter will never end, but days are getting longer, and just a few days ago, I finally saw blue sky and felt the warmth of sunshine.
Sportsmen now don’t have to travel for quality jerky
Ask just about any sportsmen if they like jerky, and the answer will most certainly be yes. Perhaps it’s because it keeps well in the field, is considered a dandy survival food or maybe it’s simply because it tastes good — well, some jerky tastes good.
Former WVU stars square off in NBADL All-Star contest
In professional basketball, seeing two former West Virginia Mountaineers playing against each other is a rare occurrence. Saturday afternoon brought together two of the ‘Eers biggest stars in recent years in Devin Ebanks and Kevin Jones.
Love is in the air — for baseball fans, that is
A week of love has begun. Sorry, ladies. It has nothing to do with Valentine’s Day.
Southern trip beats cabin fever
With the colder than normal temperatures and frozen rivers and lakes, fishing has been out of the question lately.
Hibernation a good way to escape winter
Hibernation seems the perfect way to deal with extreme winter weather. When temperatures dip 10 degrees below zero with minus-25-degree wind chills, as they have this winter, I admire wildlife that are adapted to extreme winter weather.
State hunters often pass on young bucks
A recent report came across my desk this week that I found particularly interesting about a trend that appears to be occurring in the sport of deer hunting — passing on young bucks and opting for older, mature bucks.
King’s Warriors officially leave Beckley
Beckley’s loss is Bluefield’s gain.
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