- Other Sports
You may know more bird songs than you think
Early migrants began returning several weeks ago. Turkey vultures, killdeer, and phoebes were probably as befuddled by the late winter weather as we were. But by early April, we should be safe from any more extended cold snaps. And that means the parade of returning migratory birds will accelerate every week.
Old hunting dogs still have the passion, so take them with you
“Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.”
— Sydney Jeanne Seward
Saturday night’s alright for fighting at area Toughman
Elton John was nowhere to be found in the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, but his words remained true — Saturday night was alright for fighting.
Thomas eyes title belt at Toughman
Bobby Thomas Jr, is a man of few words. He prefers to do his talking in the ring.
But when asked what he expects in tonight’s fight with Eric Watkins, he stopped and thought about it.
“What’s it going to take to win?” Thomas asked. “I want a knockout. A good knockout. Not a stoppage. I want a good, clean knockout.”
First night of Toughman filled with excitement
The night began just as it had 35 times before, with Jerry Thomas standing in the middle of the ring — sporting a red blazer and a microphone in hand — welcoming the thousands in attendance to The Original Toughman Contest.
Toughman returns tonight for 35th year
Tonight will be a night like none other for West Virginia Sports Promotion’s Jerry Thomas.
Get shotguns ready for gobbler season
Step one: Let’s pattern that shotgun.
Salango remembered as area boxing great, tough guy
To those who knew West Virginia Boxing Hall of Famer Noah Salango, he had many names.
Shake, rattle and roll
Casey Roderick, center, driver of the No. 7 Graham Motorsports/West Virginia Miners car, won th season-opening 38th annual Rattler 250 March 15 at South Alabama Speedway.
Greenbrier’s Old White course to celebrate its 1st century
It was 100 years ago that one of America’s most legendary golf courses was inaugurated, and at exactly 8:24 a.m. this Saturday, a guest of The Greenbrier will step to the tee of the Old White course and launch a golf shot marking the first century of continuous play.
- More Other Sports Headlines
- You may know more bird songs than you think