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Hunting, fishing and living the outdoor lifestyle are part of our state’s heritage and culture. Many of us hold those traditions surrounding that lifestyle as valuable as a family heirloom that has been passed down through the generations. In fact, I would argue that passing down those tradi… Read more

The little girl was about 6 years old and cute as the proverbial button. Decked out in a pink T-shirt, pink-trimmed ball cap and sparkly sandals, she was blazing away with a Daisy Red Ryder BB gun. Read more

morgantown — Call it a feeling, if you must, for there is no analytical way to back it up, and in this world where real football has become even more computerized than Madden, everything must be laid out in algorithms that is a rare occurrence. Read more

New River Community and Technical College is looking ahead to basketball season and finalizing plans for the college’s invitational tournament Jan. 2-4, 2020, as thousands of basketball fans converge on Beckley. Read more

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At the college level, playing well inside your respective conference is a key to making a postseason run. With that in mind, every team hopes to be riding some positive momentum when conference play rolls around. Read more

Prior to Friday night’s clash on the gridiron, longtime combatants Woodrow Wilson and Huntington met on the pitch Tuesday at Paul Cline Stadium. With both teams on the opposite side of player availability, it was the Highlanders who took control early and closed the match out late for a 4-1 win. Read more

parkersburg — In effort to combat the state’s growing opioid epidemic, the WVSSAC-MVB Bank Opioid Awareness Summit kicks off a three- to five-year Game Changer Initiative today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown and Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Marshall Universit… Read more

morgantown — Football has so many variations that a coach becomes as much of a sculptor as he is anything else, trying to shape the Xs and Os that he believes in into something that fits the players he has on hand. Read more

morgantown — It’s only a matter of time before West Virginia’s opponents begin putting up wanted posters in their locker rooms before facing the Mountaineers and their notorious band of outlaws known as “The James Gang.” Read more

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morgantown — West Virginia’s 44-27 victory over North Carolina State before 57,052 fans in Milan Puskar Stadium was a game of defining moments and was a fitting climax to a week that became a defining momet to Mountaineer coach Neal Brown. Read more

Well, I didn’t see that one coming. I guess you could say that the response to the first entry of “So What Happened to Deer Hunting” was a tad more than I expected. Now it wasn’t a landslide and we didn’t have to get an extra mail bag (I wish we really had a mail bag!), but there were enough… Read more

On Sept. 5, 1975, CBS aired a documentary entitled “The Guns of Autumn”. It was a controversial anti-hunting program. A few weeks later CBS aired “Echoes of the Guns of Autumn”, a more even-handed follow-up to the subject. As autumn approaches 44 years later, let’s revisit the subject. Read more

People who choose to bow hunt are a different breed of hunters. First of all, the mere fact that they are using a stick and string in pursuit of their intended game species sets them apart. Secondly, they are like secrets in the natural world and hunt and move as undetected as possible. They… Read more

parkersburg — Xadrian Snodgrass had a pair of second-half touchdown runs and Bryson Singer had another big game here Friday night at Stadium Field as host Parkersburg rolled to a 35-6 Mountain State Athletic Conference victory versus Woodrow Wilson. Read more

summersville — Wyoming East head football coach Larry Thompson believed his upstart Warriors could play with Class AA powerhouse Nicholas County. Read more

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Shady Spring and Summers County both entered Saturday's matchup coming off losses. Shady's was a narrow home loss to Nicholas County and Summers' was at home against a tough Greenbrier West team. Read more

morgantown — Both of their paths to West Virginia have been star-crossed, the two transferred wide receivers Sean Ryan and George Campbell, but each now is in a position to prove himself if Neal Brown and his staff can put together a WVU offense. Read more

September is a transition month, with cooler temperatures in the early mornings that trigger the leaves on the trees to start showing hints of fall colors. Labor Day has come and gone, school is in session, football is back and, yes, another hunting season is here! The 2019 hunting season ki… Read more

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