Day: February 18, 2020 Archives

TuesdayFebruary 18, 2020

West Virginia breaks out the bats in home-opening win over Canisius

GRANVILLE, W.Va. — West Virginia dodged the rain and opened its home schedule with a bang, scoring 15 runs on 17 hits in a 15-8 win over Canisius at Monongalia County Ballpark. Seven Mountaineers registered an RBI in the squad’s home-opening triumph, while five recorded multiple hits. WVU scored runs in five innings, including six

Britt Sherman promoted to Martinsburg head football coach

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Longtime assistant Britt Sherman has been promoted to Martinsburg’s head football coach. His appointment became official at Tuesday’s Berkeley County Board of Education meeting. Sherman has previously served as the Bulldogs’ offensive coordinator, special teams coordinator and junior varsity head coach. Martinsburg currently owns the nation’s second-longest winning streak at 56 games

Senate voting Wednesday on greyhound fund bill

Lara Trump, the president's daughter-in-law, supports ending greyhound racing in West Virginia.

Behind new starters, West Virginia finishes strong to snap skid

Bob Huggins changed his lineup, but West Virginia's win over Oklahoma State was all about the finish.

Balanced scoring, strong finish lead Patriots past South Charleston, 68-57

Patriots have four double figure scorers in fourth straight win.

Marion County official among those shocked following hospital closure news

Marion County Commissioner Randy Elliott described the news as a devastating blow to the community.

Pairings set for girls basketball sectional tournaments

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Pairings and schedules are set for girls high school basketball sectional tournaments around the state. Competition begins Friday, February 21st and continue through Saturday, February 29th. (List is not yet complete and will be updated) Class AAA Region I, Section 1 Wednesday, Feb. 26 No. 3 Brooke at No. 2 John Marshall, 7

House again considers tax breaks for aging, struggling coal-fired power plants

Bill could have an estimated $16 million state revenue repercussion.

Capito hosts U.S. Drug Czar in Logan, Mingo counties

The pair see progress in Southern West Virginia.

Neal Brown completes coaching staff with addition of Dontae Wright

The Western Michigan defensive assistant fills West Virginia's final coaching vacancy this offseason.

House moving its own Tebow bill

Measure includes transfer language similar to SSAC rule.

Delegates express alarm over Fairmont hospital closure

In floor speeches about hospital, delegates say they have reached out to Governor Justice for help.

Turnpike wreck slows traffic

Wreck occurred Tuesday morning; traffic problems continued into Tuesday evening.

Wheeling Park remains on top of MetroNews Girls Basketball Power Index

The Patriots have completed their regular season with a 19-3 record.

West Virginia American Water enters Adopt-a-Highway program

Employees at each of the company's nine treatment plants will volunteer for a twice annual litter pickup for a full mile in front of the facilities.

Foster care bill passes House, prompting anticipation of how Senate might view $16 million cost

Broad-ranging bill would increase per diem for foster care and kinship families.

Cowboys riding high coming into rematch with West Virginia

Oklahoma State surprisingly has the momentum going into its rematch with West Virginia.