Month: August 2019 Archives

SaturdayAugust 31, 2019

Neal Brown’s debut wasn’t pretty — except for the only stat that matters

Winners prove themselves by winning ugly, and Neal Brown certainly did just that in his West Virginia debut.

WVU football notebook: Receiver Tevin Bush makes plays count vs. JMU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — After a rocky first half Saturday against James Madison, West Virginia receiver Tevin Bush knew the Mountaineer offense needed a spark. He obliged. On the first play of the third quarter, WVU quarterback Austin Kendall found a crossing Bush, who promptly took the ball down the left sideline for a 41-yard gain,

Second-half adjustments boost West Virginia defense to strong finish

Second-half defensive adjustments were crucial in West Virginia's 20-13 win over James Madison.

Dove season opens Labor Day in West Virginia

If hunters can find a mowed field of grain or seed, chances are strong for big dove numbers.

Kanawha deputies look for man charged with kidnapping

Small children taken after early morning break-in.

West Virginia holds on to 20-13 win over James Madison in Neal Brown’s debut

Scoring summary MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — James Madison kicker Ethan Ratke knocks in a 31-yard field goal to pull the Dukes within 20-13. TOUCHDOWN: Following a Keith Washington interception, West Virginia quarterback Austin Kendall finds Tevin Bush on a 22-yard touchdown on 3rd down to put the Mountaineers up 20-10. FIELD GOAL: Evans Staley 43-yard kick

Photo Gallery: Mountaineer Mantrip — James Madison game

A gallery of images as West Virginia enters the stadium for the season opener with James Madison.

West Virginia couple deploys with Red Cross to Florida

Husband and wife team will stage in Orlando, then move in to help establish shelters when forecasters determine where Hurricane Dorian will come ashore

Labor leaders mark holiday weekend with Marion County picnic

The Marion County Central Labor Council’s annual Labor Day Picnic is scheduled for this Sunday, and will include food, entertainment and appearances by prominent statewide leaders.

Sills ready to play for ‘1.8 million people’

Marion County product looking forward to season opener against James Madison.

It’s finally here: Neal Brown era to kickoff Saturday vs. James Madison

Neal Brown's highly anticipated debut is finally here, but it won't be a walk in the park against James Madison.

Photo gallery: Bluefield defeats rival Graham, 41-27

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Photos from Bluefield’s 41-27 win over Graham, Va. in their annual season-opening rivalry matchup. (Photos by Marcus Constantino)

Photo gallery: University knocks off John Marshall

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A closer look at University’s 18-7 win over John Marshall in the season opener for both teams. (Photos by William Wotring/The Dominion Post & WVMetroNews)

Roundup: Martinsburg earns 43rd straight win; Doddridge opens new stadium in style

Spring Valley and Fairmont Senior cruise to victories in opener, while Bluefield beats Graham (Va.).

FridayAugust 30, 2019

West Virginia vs. James Madison football: Game time, TV channel, odds, how to follow online

West Virginia hosts James Madison Saturday afternoon in the season opener for both teams. On top of that, the game also marks the opening game for both head coaches.Neal Brown is making his West Virginia debut after four successful seasons at Troy. Brown won a Sun Belt Conference title and three bowl games with the

Keyser dominant in 56-7 win at Robert C. Byrd

Golden Tornado control line of scrimmage in runaway road victory.

Yoder scores 4 TDs as Midland Trail edges Indy in the Patriot Bowl

All 50 points in the game were scored in the second half.

Manchin visits Clarksburg VA with questions about suspicious deaths

The visit comes as questions linger about the deaths of up to 11 patients, in which officials have ruled two deaths as homicides.

Predicting the 2019 Mountaineers: A rocky climb, but moving upward

It's hard to know what West Virginia will do in Neal Brown's first year -- but that didn't stop us from trying.