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Leap of faith: Ripley’s Fischer resurrects career at BYU
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Leap of faith: Ripley’s Fischer resurrects career at BYU

Chase Fischer took Horace Greeley at his word, albeit about 150 years late.

The former state player of the year in boys basketball from Ripley, Fischer certainly took the circuitous route to success in the “Go West, young...

Leap of faith: Ripley’s Fischer resurrects career at BYU
Leap of faith: Ripley’s Fischer resurrects career at BYU

Chase Fischer took Horace Greeley at his word, albeit about 150 years late.

The former state player of the year in boys basketball from Ripley, Fischer certainly took the circuitous route to success in the “Go West, young...

Doug Smock: Herd hoops, beer sales, officiating and Whoopi

HUNTINGTON — There are a few certainties with modern-day Marshall basketball. The ball is going to whip around so fast it will make you dizzy. And the 3-pointers are going up — after Saturday’s games,...

Huggins considering changes after Florida loss
Huggins considering changes after Florida loss

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The outcome Saturday sent for-now ninth-ranked West Virginia searching.

Not for explanations. Those came easy and in abundance following Florida’s 17-point triumph in the Big 12 /SEC Challenge, which the ...

WVU recruiting: Mountaineers land pair of JUCO All-Americans

West Virginia added a major piece to its 2016 recruiting class late Saturday night when Northwest Mississippi Community College running back Justin Crawford pledged to West Virginia over offers from South Carolina, Missouri, Louisville and more....

Marshall recruiting: Four-star TE Wells among latest commits

Marshall has landed four commitments after the final weekend of official visits, including well-touted, 6-foot-5 tight end Pro Wells.

Wells, recently promoted to a four-star prospect, had committed to Marshall shortly after the Thundering Herd...

Norman Chad: Another Super Bowl Viewing Guide? L yes!

We’re talking Super Bowl L — L! — and, remarkably, Couch Slouch has experienced them all.

Alas, I made the mistake of actually going to two of them, so I’ve only seen 47 on television. And TV is where it’s at,...

Roundup: Atkins scores 33 as WVU Tech men top Carlow

Ryan Atkins scored 33 points and Juwuan Wilson notched a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds as West Virginia University Tech snapped a three-game slide with a 107-96 victory over Carlow University Sunday in Montgomery.

Eddie Gordon...

Former Tent City residents explain why they turned down shelters
Former Tent City residents explain why they turned down shelters

Skila, an 18-year-old former resident of Charleston’s Tent City, felt safer at the homeless encampment than she did at a shelter.

She felt safer there than she did growing up too.

Skila, a victim of childhood abuse, said she grew up ...

Ex-vice president sues WVSU over firing

The former vice president of business and finance for West Virginia State University is suing the school, claiming he was fired after raising concerns about the process used to hire a company to help with recruitment and enrollment.

William H....

Photos: Climbers descend on New River Gorge on warm afternoon
Photos: Climbers descend on New River Gorge on warm afternoon

New charter bill lacks specific LGBT protections

West Virginia Republican lawmakers are again supporting legislation to allow the state’s first charter schools, after a bill failed to pass during last year’s session.

But unlike the version that the Senate passed in 2015, before...

Hurricane offering free smoke detectors to residents

The city of Hurricane is offering free smoke detectors to residents who need them.

Hurricane Mayor Scott Edwards said the goal of Project SAFE (Smoke Alarms for Everyone) is to ensure all Hurricane residents are prepared for a fire in their...

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