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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.
Pruett to be inducted into W.Va. Sports Hall of Fame
The winningest football coach in Marshall University history and the only Mountain State native inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame are the 2014 additions to the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
Magazine lures a flood of memories
A few days ago, while searching for a simple chapter book to accompany me across the country and help to curb the boredom of airports and airplanes, I stumbled across it. The “Bass Pro Shops Master Catalog” was mixed in with the other books on the shelf that holds my collection of outdoor titles.
Forget about the Super Bowl, it’s Groundhog Day
Early this morning on Groundhog Day, handlers at Gobbler’s Knob, Pa., removed Punxsutawney Phil from his den. If he saw his shadow, we’ll have six more weeks of winter. No shadow, and we get an early spring. At least that’s the myth, the legend, the old wives’ tale.
Super Bowl staff picks
Cam Huffman (sports editor) — I like the Broncos, mainly because Peyton Manning has about as much experience playing in big games as Mickey Furfari has writing about the Mountaineers. Russell Wilson has been great, but the Super Bowl is an entirely different stage.
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