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Harvick dominates, advances in Chase
Harvick dominates, advances in Chase

DOVER, Del. — Kevin Harvick dominated a race he had to win to advance to the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs, while six-time champion Jimmie Johnson was eliminated from the field.

Harvick led 354 laps Sunday at Dover...

Howard Murphy

Howard Murphy, 96, of DuPont City, Belle, passed away Oct. 3, 2015 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston. Arrangements are forthcoming. Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, is in charge of arrangements.

James P. Varner
James P. Varner

James P. Varner died peacefully at his home in White Sulphur Springs on Oct. 2, 2015, at the age of 64, after a long battle with early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Jim was born June 7, 1951. He graduated from Anderson College in 1973 with degrees...

Phyllis Crickenberger

Phyllis Ann McCormick Crickenberger of Lewisburg died Oct. 3, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, at Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, at McCraw Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Larry L. Floyd

Today, our dear family member and friend left us to be with his parents and brother. Larry L. Floyd of Hurricane peacefully went to heaven on Oct. 2, 2015 at the age of 75. He spent his last moments with the person he loved the most, his wife of 53...

Karla Ruth Moran

Karla Ruth Moran, 55, of Fayetteville, died Oct. 3, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home Chapel, Fayetteville, with visitation two hours prior.

William H. Parsons

William Harrison Parsons, 54, of Big Bend, died Oct. 2, 2015. Graveside service and interment were held Sunday, Oct. 4, at Hunt Cemetery, Big Bend. Condolences may be shared at

Oklahoma exposed Mountaineers’ miscues on defense
Oklahoma exposed Mountaineers’ miscues on defense

MORGANTOWN — What Tony Gibson saw that bothered him the most in West Virginia’s fourth game were the things the defensive coordinator didn’t see in the first three.

The Mountaineers were at their ...

WVU basketball lands commitment from Bender

West Virginia men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins was after two big men for the 2016 class.

First, he picked up a commitment from Mali product Sagaba Konate of Kennedy Catholic High in Pennsylvania.

Then, Sunday night, he landed his...

Doug Smock: McKelvey inspires with speech ‘from the heart’
Doug Smock: McKelvey inspires with speech ‘from the heart’

HUNTINGTON — Friday nights, or whatever night it is before a game, have become a sacred ritual at many college football programs, and that certainly is the case at Marshall.

It’s an evening of...

MEC commissioner hopeful about future game broadcasts

When Mountain East Conference commissioner Reid Amos looked out from the ESPN3 /MetroNews perch atop the press box at University of Charleston Stadium, he couldn't help but smile at a parking lot filled with cars that hauled UC and Concord fans...

Mountaineers’ Class of 2016 coming into focus

On his Thursday night radio show, West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen stated that he fully expected the Mountaineers to have a full class in this recruiting cycle.

“We’ll lose 21 seniors and graduate 20 of the 21 guys for...

Norman Chad: In the NFL, sometimes seeing is disbelieving

On any given Sunday, there are fascinating truths in pro football that are hidden in plain sight. Couch Slouch, despite failed Lasik surgery in 1999, still has 20-20 NFL vision; alas, my tired eyes have seen enough:

When Von Miller...

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