Month: November 2018 Archives

FridayNovember 30, 2018

Public deserves answers to allegations of beating by troopers

The West Virginia State Police department has some explaining to do. Two troopers from the Martinsburg detachment are alleged to have beaten a 16-year-old suspect badly enough that he had to be taken to the hospital.  The troopers were arresting the unidentified boy after he allegedly struck a sheriff’s department cruiser with his vehicle, drove

Huggins lauds Routt for developing into ‘legitimate’ power-league player

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Three years ago, Logan Routt was a project wrapped in a 6-foot-11 body. At Cameron High School, he was known just as much for being the tall kid playing quarterback as he was a prep basketball star. So, the moment was not lost on him Wednesday when he replaced Sagaba Konate and

ThursdayNovember 29, 2018

‘Mountain Stage’ celebrates 35th anniversary this weekend

Sunday's show will also be the program's 935th episode.

Bluefield poised for 2nd consecutive AA title

Friday's game marks the 17th time Bluefield High School has appeared in a championship game.

Verdict returned in Monongalia County civil suit for Sears death

The Monongalia County jury awarded the family of Carli Sears $7.6 million after a civil suit filed against Alexander Hambrick who was driving drunk when he struck Sears.

Williamstown football is the heartbeat of the town

A local Williamstown business is hosting a tailgate Saturday morning.

5 logical options for Dana Holgorsen to replace Jake Spavital

Who will replace Jake Spavital as West Virginia's next offensive coordinator? Based on Dana Holgorsen's history, these five coaches make logical candidates.

West Virginia AD: Holgorsen insists ‘he wants to be here’

Report of Holgorsen's interest in Texas Tech vacancy struck Shane Lyons as dubious.

UPDATE: Troopers identified in alleged assault of Martinsburg teen

The two troopers have been suspended while the incident is investigated.

Rescuers exit abandoned mine without finding missing man

Hazards prevented the team from safely continuing to explore the mine.

Already full of playmakers, Polar Bears find another in Longwell

Wide receiver Cam Longwell has elevated his game for the Polar Bears.

Three Guys Before The Game – Jake’s Out, Dana’s In (Episode 71)

Where will WVU go bowling? What’s the fallout from Jake Spavital’s departure?

W.Va. diocese releases names of clergy accused of sexual abuse

The period goes to 1950 because that’s as far back as the diocese has records.

Hunters Helping the Hungry continues to accept deer donations

Additional hunting seasons offer additional opportunities to share the bounty of hunting season in West Virginia with the needy.

Northern Panhandle high school football playoff report: Super Six edition

Wheeling Central has won each of its previous four title games against Williamstown.

“To be the man, you’ve got to beat the man” (Class AAA state championship preview)

Check out what Martinsburg's Dave Walker and Spring Valley's Brad Dingess have to say about Saturday's No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup.

MetroNews Class AAA Player of the Year Candidates

As the Super Six nears, here are the Class AAA Player of the Year candidates.

Verdict returned in Monongalia County civil suit for DUI-related death

A Monongalia County jury came back with its verdict early Thursday afternoon in the civil lawsuit filed by parents of the victim, Carli Sears from Kanawha County.

Herd look to prevent Hokies from becoming bowl eligible

Virginia Tech needs to beat Marshall to prolong a bowl eligibility streak of 25 straight seasons.

Fairmont Senior football players show off singing talent

They won't be thinking about it Friday, but in just a week's time several players will all be suiting up again -- but this time for the school madrigal annual Yule Tide Feast.