April 30, 2017

MetroNews HS Baseball Power Rankings: Week 7

The MetroNews high school baseball poll is voted upon weekly by a panel of 10 radio broadcasters and sports writers across West Virginia.

Some legislators advocate simplifying budget session

Current package has too much baggage, some lawmakers say.

Long-sought RB Leddie Brown pledges to Mountaineers

Rivals ranks three-star prospect the No. 18 running back in the class of 2018.

Without a minute to spare, Sooners win series in extra innings

No. 25 West Virginia stranded the winning run in the bottom of the ninth, only a minute before a getaway-day curfew would have ended the game tied, and Oklahoma capitalized in the 10th for a 7-4 win Sunday.

Department of Commerce to hold forums on flood recovery efforts

The first RISE on the Road will be Monday at Clendenin Middle School, and the second Thursday at White Sulphur Springs Civic Center.

Man charged with murder in connection with fatal Clarksburg shooting

Michael Quentin Hawkins, 38, was arrested Saturday afternoon.

ATV wreck leaves 1 dead, 1 injured in Lincoln County

State Police say alcohol may have been a factor.

Dominion, environmentalists spar over mountaintop removal claims

Final approval for construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is expected in the fall.

Martinsburg’s Walker named state’s top high school coach

Martinsburg football coach Dave Walker wins the Van Meter Award, given by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

As other states approve roads funding, W.Va. has decision ahead

Roads funding to be a part of budget package in special session.

Sooners rebound to earn split, force rubber game

No. 25 West Virginia beat Oklahoma 4-2 in the completion of a suspended game before the Sooners claimed the nightcap 3-1 on Saturday.

Gibson becomes 2nd WVU player drafted; others sign free-agent deals

All-Big 12 center Tyler Orlosky leads crew of Mountaineers who went undrafted.

Switzer: ‘Surreal’ on call with Jerry Jones, drafted by Cowboys

Ryan Switzer selected in the fourth round of the NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.

Gallery: Bulman with 15 Ks, No. 2 Jefferson beats Martinsburg

Austin Bulman finished with 15 strikeouts as Jefferson edged Martinsburg in high school baseball action.

Fairmont woman gets a surprise

Marion County woman does what most people thought never, ever happens.

Cabell County education board names Saxe as new superintendent

Ryan Saxe currently is the executive director of Curriculum and Professional Learning for the Manatee County School District in Florida.

Eagles use late 3rd-round pick on WVU’s Rasul Douglas

Cornerback becomes first Mountaineers player selected in 2017 NFL draft, going 99th overall.

Driver involved in Interstate 64 wreck dies

Jerrell Simmons, 70, died from brain damage suffered from the April 7 crash.

St. Marys QB Billeter accepts preferred walk-on spot with WVU

Billeter led St. Marys to a perfect season and 2016 Class A state championship.

Sportsline: Former GW standout Switzer on the NFL Draft

Former George Washington standout and North Carolina All-American Ryan Switzer joined the MetroNews Sportsline.

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