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West Virginia whips Iowa State, 30-6
Mel Moraes | For the Gazette-Mail
West Virginia whips Iowa State, 30-6

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia followed a winless month with an undefeated one by beating Iowa State Saturday with only a little drama from the heedless opponent. The urge now for the Mountaineers is to stick with...

WVU tops San Diego State, wins Las Vegas Invitational
WVU tops San Diego State, wins Las Vegas Invitational

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS — Daxter Miles, Jr. scored 14 points Friday night, and West Virginia defeated San Diego State 72-50 in the championship game of the Las Vegas Invitational.

The Mountaineers’ physical game proved to...

Prep playoff boxscores, Nov. 27

Mingo Central 0 0 0 0—0

Tolsia 8 7 8 0—22

T — McMillion 1 run (Holland run)

T — Campbell 28 pass from McMillion (run failed)

T — Presley 21 run (Presley run)


Wheeling Park pummels Point Pleasant to reach AAA title game
Wheeling Park pummels Point Pleasant to reach AAA title game

POINT PLEASANT — For 21 years, they’ve been holding the state championships on Wheeling Park’s home field. For the first time next weekend, the Patriots’ presence will be more than just symbolic....

No. 1 Bridgeport outlasts Fairmont Senior in AA semifinals
No. 1 Bridgeport outlasts Fairmont Senior in AA semifinals

BRIDGEPORT — To earn its shot at a three-peat, Bridgeport needed two defensive scores and one crazy, busted offensive play.

The No. 1 Indians were finally tested in a big way on Friday night at Wayne Jamison ...

Tolsia blanks Mingo Central, heads to Class AA title game

GLENHAYES — All season long, fans of the Tolsia High School football team have sported shirts that read “Demanding Respect.”

If the rest of Class AA hadn’t taken notice of the Rebels yet, ...

Marshall rallies, but stays winless with loss to JMU

HUNTINGTON — At one point during Friday night’s second half, the Marshall lineup looked like this: Stevie Browning, C.J. Burks, Noah Frampton, Ajdin Penava and Aleksandar Dozic.

That quintet has one...

Funerals for: November 28, 2015

Adams, Charlene M. 11 a.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Binford, Bedell V. 11 a.m., Bartlett

Brannon, Kermit E. 11:30 a.m., Emma Chapel United Methodist Church, Liberty.

Brannon, Ottice R. ...

Ransom Williamson

Ranson "Yank" Williamson, died Nov. 25, 2015. Visitation will be 6 p.m. at the Bruno Church of God. Service will be 11 a.m. Sun. Nov. 29, at the Bruno Church of God, Bruno. Mounts Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Virgil Kennedy

Virgil Kennedy, 81, of Coal Mountain, passed away. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat. Nov. 28, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert. Funeral service will follow the visitation.

Kristie Thorne

Kristie Jean Thorne, 36, of Newton, died Nov. 25, 2015. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Sun. Nov. 29, at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. The visitation will be one hour before the service.

Arvil Evans

Arvil Evans, 71, of Mt. Gay, died Wed. Nov. 25, 2015. Mr. Evans will be cremated, according to his wishes. Honaker Funeral Home of Logan has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Cecelia Oliver
Cecelia Oliver

Cecelia Ellen Oliver, 76, of Spencer, joined her savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 25, 2015, at Roane General Hospital, Spencer.

Cecelia was born in Charleston and was a 1957 Graduate of Charleston High School. She was a graduate of Laird School of...

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