Day: May 10, 2019 Archives

FridayMay 10, 2019

Alek Manoah regains dominance, blanks Kansas State

Manoah struck out 13 batters and limited K-State to three singles over eight innings Friday night when No. 22 West Virginia coasted to a 6-0 win in Manhattan, Kan.

Gilbert’s HR wins 12-inning marathon, keeps FSHS alive

The Polar Bears force a winner-take-all game for the sectional championship.

Fairmont Senior’s Jalen Bridges explains prep school decision

West Virginia's prep basketball player of the year explained why he wants to attend prep school before jumping in to college basketball despite multiple scholarship offers.

Warren takes campaign to Kermit, discusses opioids plan

The Massachusetts senator began a weekend of campaigning with an event Friday in the Mingo County town.

National Park idea for New River Gorge shifts to Park and Preserve

With near blanket prohibition on hunting in National Parks, the idea for the New River Gorge was a non-starter for West Virginia sportsmen, but a Park-Preserve model appears favorable

Report: W.Va. emergency managers vote to oppose restructuring

Bill could be considered during upcoming special legislative session.

Morgantown Police investigating woman found dead behind church

A staff member at Lutheran Campus Ministry discovered the body of Elizabeth Ann Leo, 34, Friday around 7:30 a.m.

Charges dismissed against Mercer County couple accused of neglect in child’s death

The 2-year-old victim was struck by a car after wandering away from the couple's home.

Looking for results, Hancock County Commission declares state of emergency concerning road conditions

Three of the state's 55 counties have made the declaration in recent months.

After year of judicial turmoil, majority of oversight commission is replaced

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —┬áThe Judicial Investigations Commission, which conducts ethical or legal probes of West Virginia’s judiciary, has had an overhaul of its membership. That comes on the heels of major controversies last year for West Virginia’s Supreme Court. A majority — five of the nine members — are new, Supreme Court spokeswoman Jennifer Bundy confirmed.

Delegate Ray Hollen resigns House to take a new job

Resignation comes right before anticipated special session on education resumes.

H.S. softball regional schedules

Regional best-of-three competition begins Monday, May 13.

Historic roller coasters are bringing coaster fans to Cabell County this weekend

This year's American Coaster Enthusiasts Preservation Conference includes a stop at Huntington's Camden Park.

Thousands of students to graduate during busy WVU commencement weekend

The festivities feature students from 16 different programs within the university.

A break from Hoppy

I’m off for a couple of days. ┬áThe commentary will return on Wednesday. Best, Hoppy