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TCU’s Boykin creeping into Heisman Trophy talk
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TCU’s Boykin creeping into Heisman Trophy talk

MORGANTOWN — Regardless of what Trevone Boykin does against West Virginia Saturday afternoon, the Mountaineers have likely seen it before — both the good and the bad.

Two years ago as a freshman, Boykin...

TCU’s Boykin creeping into Heisman Trophy talk
TCU’s Boykin creeping into Heisman Trophy talk

MORGANTOWN — Regardless of what Trevone Boykin does against West Virginia Saturday afternoon, the Mountaineers have likely seen it before — both the good and the bad.

Two years ago as a freshman, Boykin ...

Dave Hickman: Trickett a treat in Year 2
Dave Hickman: Trickett a treat in Year 2

MORGANTOWN — It’s a bit like being called pleasingly plump or follicly challenged. In other words, it’s political correctness for fat or bald.

Clint Trickett, he of the wiry frame and the well-...

GW, Winfield seek AAA state soccer berths
GW, Winfield seek AAA state soccer berths

It’s been a rough season both on and off the field for the George Washington boys soccer team.

The Patriots lost their longtime coach Tom Hopper, who died last month. In addition, GW has had to carry the burden of being the Class AAA...

Herd hoops vets glad they stuck around

HUNTINGTON — Few things bring more anxiety to a college athlete than a coaching change. Perhaps basketball players suffer the strongest angst.

Take the recent change at Marshall, where Tom Herrion resigned and ...

UC hosts streaking West Liberty tonight

The University of Charleston’s rough mid-season stretch — losses in three of its last four games after a 4-0 start — brings another challenge tonight when the Golden Eagles host streaking West Liberty at 7 tonight at UC Stadium....

Roundup: Charleston tennis team 3rd in USTA nationals

The Charleston area 4.5 18-and-over tennis team won third place at the USTA National Championships this past weekend in Indian Wells, California.

The team represented the Midwest Region of six states (Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan,...

WVIFF to screen Tilda Swinton, Ton Hiddleston vampire drama
WVIFF to screen Tilda Swinton, Ton Hiddleston vampire drama

Although Jim Jarmusch’s sly and seductive vampire movie, “Only Lovers Left Alive,” begins with gothic crimson-on-black titles in the vein (sorry) of vintage Hammer horror, this story of two very old souls who suck on O negative...

A lightweight chat with Super Heavy Duty
A lightweight chat with Super Heavy Duty

The rock/“skankabilly” band Super Heavy Duty is a lot of fun for its eight band members. You might even say it’s a real hoot for them to play out.

On Friday, the band, comprised of members of The Pistol Whippers and The...

Kanawha Players closes ‘Evil Dead the Musical’ this weekend
Kanawha Players closes ‘Evil Dead the Musical’ this weekend

If you’re looking for a bloody good time this Halloween weekend, you’ve got two more chances to see the Kanawha Players’ “Evil Dead the Musical,...

Clay Center screens ‘Nosferatu’ on Halloween
Clay Center screens ‘Nosferatu’ on Halloween

Before Edward Cullen in “Twilight,” the Salvatore brothers in “The Vampire Diaries” and all of Sookie’s vampire pals in “True Blood,” there was Dracula, and the earliest incarnation of the blood-sucking ...

Community Music Live! hosts tenor Fernando Varela
Community Music Live! hosts tenor Fernando Varela

Sunday marks the halfway point of the newly-rebranded Commnity Music Live! organization’s 2014-15 season at the University of Charleston’s Geary Auditorium. There, modern “popera” tenor Fernando Varela will perform in a 3 p....

‘RFC’ celebrates Halloween
‘RFC’ celebrates Halloween

This year’s “Radio Free Charleston” Halloween episode is online now at the PopCult blog (blogs.wvgazette.com/popcult). In it, host Rudy Panucci and his guests — Penny Maple, Kitty Killton and Mic Bradford — gather at ...

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