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PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Sissonville girls top Fairmont Senior on the road

Sissonville went on the road and beat Fairmont Senior 4-1 in girls high school soccer Thursday.

After the Indians’ Taylor Rhodes scored in the first half, two goals in quick succession from Carly Pinkerton and Madison Jones during the...

WVU cornerback, safety jobs still up in the air
WVU cornerback, safety jobs still up in the air

MORGANTOWN — As Dana Holgorsen contemplated the question of who would be assigned to cover Alabama’s All-America wide receiver Amari Cooper Saturday, he predictably mentioned sophomore cornerback Daryl Worley....

Mitch Vingle: A WVU secret that simply Glows
Mitch Vingle: A WVU secret that simply Glows

ATLANTA — If you promise not to tell anyone, I’ll let you in on a couple secrets.

The first has been blowing around WVU’s football team for a while now.

You know how Quinton Spain has...

Payne family to run with heavy hearts at Charleston Distance Run
Payne family to run with heavy hearts at Charleston Distance Run

There will be plenty of participants running with heavy legs by the end of the Charleston Distance Run on Saturday, but for Kathy Payne, her sons Tommy and Michael, and friends of the family also in the race, it will be more of a case of heavy hearts. ...

Friday cartoon
Friday cartoon

Mitch’s Matchups: WVU vs. Alabama

Special teams

Well, WVU knows Alabama has a problem with its field goal return defense. (See Auburn’s Chris Davis’ 108-yard touchdown in the 2013 Iron Bowl.) Otherwise, though, the Tide has the edge, despite a new punter and ...

Dave Hickman: For Saban, it’s all about ‘The Process’

ATLANTA — Nick Saban likes to talk about The Process, which anywhere else but Alabama isn’t necessarily capitalized.

That process is pretty basic, of course, and not all that unique. Tons of people talk about the process of doing...

Editorial: Will the world go for a carbon tax?

Next year could bring an international treaty that eventually would damage West Virginia’s coal industry, and the gas industry to lesser degree.

The controversial 1997 Kyoto Protocol against air pollution will expire in 2020. To replace...

Jimbo Shivelier: On Capito’s record, why vote Republican?

You cannot get a Republican to vote for a Democrat, so why should Democrats vote Republican? Consider how Shelley Moore Capito voted on certain issues:

1. Legal Services Cuts, H.R.152, Roll Call #18, Jan. 15, 2013. This is an amendment to help...

Funerals for: August 29, 2014

Bailey, Chester C. 11 a.m., Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville.

Cox, Mildred M. 1 p.m., Elkins Memorial Gardens, Elkins.

Dixon, Lawrence D. 1 p.m., Turkey Ridge Baptist Church, Oceana.

Harris, Wanda ...

Darrell R. Toney

Darrell Ray "Fats" Toney, 70, of Oak Hill, died Aug. 27, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service.

Tammy Gail Wiant

Tammy Gail Wiant, 40, of Jeffrey, died Aug. 26, 2014 at home. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Handley Funeral Home, Danville, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

David Langford

David Langford, 55, of Daniels, died Aug. 25, 2014. Arrangements are pending under the direction of Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.


Joseph comfortable with rules entering season