With weather more befitting Thanksgiving Day than Memorial Day, I woke up Sunday morning wondering if I should grill burgers and dogs or make a pot of chili.
For me, as a child of the southern coalfields of West Virginia, Memorial Day weekend is a time to remember a childhood hero who went to war but did not come home.
The last time we saw professional baseball in Charleston was back around Labor Day, 2019, when the West Virginia Power -- then the low-Class A minor-league affiliate of the Seattle Mariners -- finished up a mediocre season in the South Atlantic League with a 69-70 record.
As I watched the amazing story of Marshall winning the NCAA men’s soccer championship, I could not help but flash back to a hilarious story about the program’s humble beginnings.
Marshall University’s men’s soccer team won a national championship, based on the execution of its tactical game plan, which was set in motion by head coach Chris Grassie.
There will be a lot of eyes on the West Virginia Power’s inaugural season in the Atlantic League, which starts with a sneak-peek of three exhibition games this weekend at Appalachian Power Park and gets real next Friday, May 28, with the team’s season opener against the Southern Maryland Blu…
As a WVU beat writer, I don’t want to step on the toes of my Huntington-based co-workers, but I’d be negligent if I didn’t dedicate at least a few paragraphs to the Marshall men’s soccer team today.