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Eight Mountaineers Named to Phil Steele Preseason All-Big 12 Teams

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia had eight players named to the Phill Steele Preseason All-Big 12 Teams revealed Wednesday. Senior defensive tackle Dante Stills earned a spot on Steele’s defensive first team. The Fairmont resident is coming off a 35-tackle, 10 ¢-tackles-for-loss, ...

In-Person Homecoming Will Return to WLU for 2021

WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., June 28, 2021 — In-person Homecoming will return to the West Liberty University Hilltop for fall 2021 and the date is set for the weekend of Oct. 15 – 17. “We are looking forward to seeing alumni and friends join us back on campus after a year of virtual ...

The Press Box: Ohio River Offers Summer Recreation

If you are a local you might have seen or heard about the city’s efforts to re-install the Allan Lee Maxwell Memorial Boat Docks at the city’s public boat launch at the end of Charles Street on the Ohio River. The historic docks have been a part of the city’s history for more than 50 ...

Fluharty, Walton, Chaplin, Dennis, Rose, and Cisar named All-OVAC

1A: Van Dyne Wyatt Beallsville 12, Ball Issac Cameron 11, Haeberle Nathan Cameron 11, Myers Ethan Conotton Valley 12, Putman Brett Conotton Valley 11, Fluharty Christian Hundred 11, Walton Dylan Hundred 12, Amaismeier Matt Madonna 11, Brncic Dom Madonna 12, Thompson Mason Madonna 11, Chaplin ...

Price Hired As Head Football Coach

Paden City didn’t have to look far for its new head football coach. In fact, the school’s athletic director Robert Price has been hired to lead the Wildcats onto the field in the 2021 season as the new head football coach. Price helped as an assistant alongside Zach Heasley, who stepped ...

The Press Box: Enjoy Your Local Park

There is a lot to do this year compared to last years COVID restrictions. I would recommend that kids get outdoors and hit the area ball fields and courts. Get outdoors and enjoy the good weather while you can. Last week while riding through New Martinsville I noticed the outdoor basketball ...

NMJBS Inc., Holds End of Year Celebration

The New Martinsville Junior Baseball/Softball League on June 19, 2021 at the Nathan Hassig Sports Complex held a huge celebration for the teams that participated in the league. It was nice to see all the surrounding area teams attending and enjoying themselves. Although rivals on the field, ...

Jason Beisel Earns Three Gold Medals at State Track Meet

Magnolia Shines with seven first place finishes at the Class A state track meet on Wednesday and Thursday, June 9 and 10, in Charleston at Laidley Field. On Wednesday evening to start the event the Blue Eagles senior speedster Jason Beisel brought home the gold with a winning time of 50.97 ...

Wheeling Central Comeback in final inning of play ends Blue Eagles Season

Magnolia took the lead in the top of the seventh inning scoring eight runs for a 15-11 lead, but couldn’t maintain the lead as the Maroon Knights plated five of their own in the bottom half to come away with a 16-15 victory on Monday night June 7, in Weirton at Cove Field. co The teams ...

The Press Box: Golf Returns

As the summer season kicks off in earnest, all golfers know what I’m talking about when I say it’s been a very long off season. At long last we are booking tee times and heading out to the fairways, and every year it never happens fast enough for this avid golfer. Golf enthusiasts enjoy ...