BECKLEY — West Virginia Miners pitcher David Hess delivers to a Richmond RiverRats batter during their game Friday at Linda K. Epling Stadium in Beckley. The Miners pushed their winning streak to four with a 4-3 victory. Hess had 10 strikeouts to raise his Prospect League-leading total to 48.
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Oak Hill’s Jones lands back on Class AAA first-team list
Running backs like Jalen Jones don’t come around too often.
Neither does an all-around player like Chase Hancock.
Shady gets win over Summers in opener
When Jordan Meadows and Terry Smith led their respective teams on to the court for the pregame, it was evident that this would not be the same Shady Spring and Summers County teams fans had become accustomed to seeing.
Liberty’s Daniel standing tall in face of adversity
It wasn’t all that long ago that Liberty wrestling was on the rise. The Raiders won a region championship in 2007, and Nick Hylton and Mike Carpenter won individual state titles in 2008 — the last champs the area would see until six were crowned last February.
Seeing Catlett, Blaney back at WVU was a treat
It was great to see Gale Catlett and his wife, Anise, at last Tuesday night’s West Virginia-Gonzaga men’s basketball game at the Coliseum.
Is WVU really any better?
West Virginia fans want to get behind the 2013-14 Mountaineer basketball team.
Cato, Tindal honored by C-USA
Rakeem Cato didn’t repeat as Conference USA Most Valuable Player, but he was still recognized for another big year.
WVU lands 4 on All-Big 12 teams
The good news for West Virginia’s football team is that even after a 4-8 season, its worst since 2001, it managed to land four players on the All-Big 12 first and second teams.
Wheeling Park LB wins Huff Award
Geremy Paige’s eyes lit up as though he had just seen an opposing runner breaking through the line of scrimmage.
Westside’s Mullens runs to all-state
Three area playoff teams have earned a first- and second-teamer on the Class AA All-State football teams, as named today by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.
Mountaineers let lead slip away against Zags
Przemek Karnowski scored a season-high 19 points, Kevin Pangos added 18 and No. 20 Gonzaga came from 10 points down to beat West Virginia 80-76 on Tuesday night.
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