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St. Albans turns back Riverside
St. Albans turns back Riverside

It’s been nearly two years since the Riverside football program last tasted victory.

And despite a valiant effort against visiting St. Albans on Friday, it’s going to take the Warriors at least one more week.

St. Albans...

Hurricane rolls over Nitro 63-14

HURRICANE — The Redskins offense rolled in rhythm with Hurricane striking at near will through the air and on the ground against visiting Nitro.

Hurricane scored on its first four possessions of the contest,...

Capital edges SC in championship game rematch
Capital edges SC in championship game rematch

The anticipated battle between star quarterbacks lived up to the hype Friday night, and Capital senior Tyrhee Pratt pushed his winning streak against Kentre Grier and South Charleston to four consecutive games as he led the Cougars to a 26-21 win at...

Late FG lifts Chapmanville over Hoover

Herbert Hoover and Chapmanville went back and forth in the second half, seemingly headed in the direction of whoever had the ball last might win.

That is exactly what happened as Chapmanville’s Tanner Dillon hit a 35-yard field...

Nicholas County starts, finishes strong to beat Poca

After scoring two touchdowns on its first six plays, Nicholas County looked as if it was going to put the game away early.

The Grizzlies held on for the prep football win, 28-13, at Poca’s O.O. White Stadium, but it didn’t...

Week 2 statewide scores, summaries

Friday’s state scores

Bishop Donahue 30, Paden City 20

Bluefield 35, Princeton 21

Cabell Midland 56, Winfield 6

Cadiz Harrison Cent., Ohio 42, Weir 18

Calhoun County 32, Sherman 6

Capital 26, South Charleston ...

Reunions: Sept. 5, 2015

Gwinn Family: Sunday,at the family grounds located 2 ½ miles on Lockbridge Road, off W.Va. 20 near Meadow Bridge. The program will begin with Sunday school at 10 a.m. at the Lockbridge United Methodist Church. The...

Things to do today: Sept. 5, 2015


BORN OLD: 7 p.m. Free. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

FRANK CONN AND THE PARTNERS: 7 to 10 p.m. Cover $5. Chesapeake Saturday Night Jamboree, 12316 MacCorkle Ave., Chesapeake. Call 304-949-6111....

Longtime Mingo magistrate to retire

Mingo County Magistrate Deloris “Dee” Sidebottom will retire at the end of October, according to a news release from the state Supreme Court.

Mingo Circuit Judge Miki Thompson has appointed Brock Mounts of Gilbert to finish her...

Prep roundup: Point Pleasant romps over Ripley

Point Pleasant racked up 416 total yards Friday night, opening up a 45-0 halftime lead in taking down visiting Ripley 64-6.

Cody Mitchell rushed for 148 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries and threw for another score, while Grant Safford...

Funerals for: September 05, 2015
Weberwood Elem. adopts new form of “invisible fundraising”

During the Aug. 18 “Meet the Teacher” night at Weberwood Elementary School, Parent Teacher Association President Amanda Bartoli surprised those in attendance when she announced there would be no major fundraiser for the 2015-16 school...

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