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No Powerball winner, so jackpot may grow to $1.3 billion
No Powerball winner, so jackpot may grow to $1.3 billion

Associated Press

No ticket matched all six Powerball numbers following the drawing for a record jackpot of nearly $950 million, lottery officials said early Sunday, boosting the expected payout for the next drawing to a whopping $1.3...

Prep basketball scores, boxscores — Jan. 9

HIGH SCHOOL

Boys

Saturday’s state scores

Bishop Donahue 61, Steubenville Cath. Cent., Ohio 58

Cadiz Harrison Cent., Ohio 80, Weir 37

Capital 63, Winfield 53

E. Liverpool, Ohio 75, Oak Glen...

Mitch Vingle: Light going on for Macon, WVU big men
Mitch Vingle: Light going on for Macon, WVU big men

MORGANTOWN — Saturday was what you’d call a pleasant day for fans of WVU’s basketball team.

In a 77-60 Big 12 win over the youthful, injury-riddled Oklahoma State Cowboys, the Mountaineers were...

30 years strong: WV Hunting and Fishing Show returns to Civic Center
30 years strong: WV Hunting and Fishing Show returns to Civic Center

Thirty years.

For three decades now, the West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show has been the Mountain State’s largest and most popular outdoor exposition. The annual event, hosted by the West Virginia Trophy Hunters Association, has...

John McCoy: WV hunters set bear harvest record

Last fall was a record-setting time for West Virginia’s bear hunters.

Sportsmen killed 3,195 bruins, shattering the previous high-water mark of 2,735 set in 2012.

Colin Carpenter, bear project leader for the state Division of...

Outdoors Calendar Jan. 10, 2016

Monday

n The Almost Heaven Archers will hold their monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at the Cabela’s store in Southridge Centre. Call 744-2445.

Tuesday

n The Ernie Nester Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its monthly meeting, 7 p.m.,...

UC, W.Va. State men look to bounce back
UC, W.Va. State men look to bounce back

As they prepare for the week’s upcoming slate of games, both the University of Charleston and West Virginia State men’s basketball teams will try to shore up different facets of their respective games. The Golden Eagles would like to...

NFL PLAYOFFS: Chiefs rout Texans, 30-0
NFL PLAYOFFS: Chiefs rout Texans, 30-0

HOUSTON — After 22 years without a playoff victory, the Kansas City Chiefs secured this one early thanks to a touchdown off the opening kickoff and a harassing defense that forced five turnovers and shut out the Houston Texans Saturday....

Fitzwater lifts Gilmer girls past Charleston Catholic
Fitzwater lifts Gilmer girls past Charleston Catholic

There aren’t many girls basketball teams in West Virginia that could successfully defend Gilmer County junior center Riley Fitzwater.

Once the Class A No. 4 Titans remembered that themselves on Saturday night, there wasn’t much...

Marshall beats Florida International, 99-81
Marshall beats Florida International, 99-81

HUNTINGTON — This much we know: Marshall can dominate Conference USA opponents at Cam Henderson Center, and have fun doing so.

The Thundering Herd won its third league game in as many tries Saturday night,...

Education, faith guiding forces in new imam’s life
Education, faith guiding forces in new imam’s life

He is an academic, so it only makes sense that Dr. Sameh Asal, imam of the Islamic Association of West Virginia, would think the best way to combat rising anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States is with more education.

But the kind of...

Two years later: event addresses protecting water post-chem spill

Two years after a chemical spill contaminated the water of more than 300,000 West Virginia residents, a group of concerned citizens and action groups gathered in the state’s Capitol to learn more about how communities can protect their drinking ...

State won’t force students to go to first inter-county elementary

West Virginia’s deputy state schools superintendent says state education officials don’t control student transfers in Gilmer County, which hasn’t provided its promised number of students to the state’s first inter-county...

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