Day: April 27, 2019 Archives

SaturdayApril 27, 2019

More late-inning magic lifts Mountaineers to series clincher at Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Seemingly impervious to late-game pressure, No. 17 West Virginia won yet another game in its final at-bat. Texas can’t remember what such euphoria feels like. T.J. Lake’s squeeze bunt in the ninth capped the Mountaineers’ comeback and closer Sam Kessler survived a turbulent bottom half to seal the 9-8 victory. “Unbelievable,” West

Copen K’s 10 as Parkersburg Catholic rolls over Buffalo

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Pat Copen struck out 10 batters in just four innings as Parkersburg Catholic rolled over Buffalo 12-2 in the Mon County Classic  on Saturday. The game was halted in the fifth inning due to the 10-run rule. The first 10 outs Copen recorded all came by strikeout. He allowed two runs, one

Moorefield moves past Notre Dame, 11-1

VanMeter pitches six strong innings, drives in three to lead Yellow Jackets over Irish.

Five Mountaineers drafted, but David Sills surprisingly not among them

West Virginia receiver David Sills signed with the Buffalo Bills after a surprising tumble out of the NFL Draft.

Tennessee Titans draft David Long in sixth round

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Tennessee Titans ended David Long’s long draft wait, taking the West Virginia linebacker in the sixth round with the 216th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Long was the 2018 Big 12 defensive player of the year, finishing with 111 tackles including 19 for loss and eight for loss. His slip

Clay-Battelle holds off Trinity comeback to win 15-9

The Cee-Bees used a 10-run third inning to defeat their Mon County rivals.

New York Jets select Trevon Wesco in fourth round of NFL Draft

West Virginia tight end Trevon Wesco's improbable rise continued as he was drafted by the New York Jets.

Seattle Seahawks take Gary Jennings in fourth round of 2019 NFL Draft

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — After two years working with Will Grier at West Virginia, wide receiver Gary Jennings will start his NFL career with another quarterback who knows how to place the ball in his hands. Jennings was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round with the 120th overall pick in the 2019 NFL

A fast food fact check on West Virginia’s governor

Fast food restaurants off the I-64 exit say Governor Justice is a regular. We tried to dine like him.

Photo Gallery: Poca wins pitchers duel at Herbert Hoover, 1-0

CLENDENIN, W.Va. — Photos from Poca’s 1-0 win at Herbert Hoover. (Photos courtesy of Chuck Roberts/Dynamic Photography)

Building collapses in downtown Logan

Fortunately nobody was on the street when the aging structure came down Friday evening. Firemen say they feared a collapse was going to happen in a matter of time.

National Drug Take Back Day one of many steps to fight epidemic

National Drug Take Back Day is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Late power surge carries West Virginia past Texas 3-2

The Mountaineers were outhit 9-3 but won Friday's opener in Austin.