Our email accounts at the newspaper get flooded with a steady stream of junk, but one particular item caught my eye earlier this week when it crossed into my inbox.
Gov. Jim Justice addressed our state twice since Saturday with updates on the ever-changing landscape in the battle against COVID-19.
Sunday marked the start of our second full week without sports thanks to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, and there is not a lot of concrete sports news coming out (with the notable exception of NFL free agency) in large part because so much is still unknown about what the immediate future…
ESPN without sports is like NASA without space. But ESPN is smarter than NASA – it can still thrive even if its world explodes into the atmosphere. Here is a look at the new ESPN 24-hour coronavirus programming schedule:
Wednesday was supposed to be the day that the boys state basketball tournament tipped off. But the coronavirus shot down that notion before it ever started.
Last Thursday, my work day began standing at an entrance to the Charleston Coliseum basketball court. To my side was West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission Executive Director Bernie Dolan.
While West Virginia continues to play the waiting game in terms of the fate of its high school state basketball tournaments, a buzz has begun to form surrounding the possible contingency plan should neither the girls nor boys return to the court this year.
The 2019-2020 West Virginia University men’s basketball team was one of hardest teams to figure out that I have ever covered on any level.
There will be no high school boys basketball state tournament basketball in Charleston this week. That means no crowded food court at the Town Center and no gathering of coaches in the lobbies of the Marriott and Embassy Suites.
When Clarence Woody, Lakeisha Barron Brown and Steven Robinson took the Charleston Coliseum court Wednesday night, they knew how significant that was. It hadn’t been done before in West Virginia state basketball tournament history.
For those arriving in the Capital City on Wednesday morning to cheer on a team or just to take in the best girls basketball our state has to offer, let me be the first to welcome you.
When Saturday started, the same West Virginia University men’s basketball team that struggled through February and tumbled out of the Associated Press Top 25 needed a long list of unlikely events to go down for the Mountaineers to finish as the No. 3 seed for this week’s Big 12 tournament.