East-West Sr. Bowl should draw a huge crowd

If you haven’t made plans for the upcoming East-West All-Star game to be played at Mingo Central High School, you might want to do so.The game, sponsored by Cliffs Natural Resources, will feature graduated seniors from Kanawha, Boone, Logan, Mingo and Wayne going up against those from Mercer, McDowell, Wyoming and Raleigh Counties.The contest takes the place of the old Hatfield-McCoy Sr. Bowl that pitted southern W.Va. players against those from eastern Ky....

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Gilbert’s Garin Justice has turned around program at Concord

By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comATHENS - Gilbert native Garin Justice has literally turned the football program around at Concord College.Justice enters his fourth year as Concord University’s head football coach in 2014. He was named the 18th Mountain Lion head coach back in January of 2011.Since being hired by Concord, Justice has led the rejuvenation of a ...

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Summer coats, spot on and fish tails

By Bob FalaOutdoor ColumnistOut and about in their sleek summer coats and new set of velvety growing antlers, bucks form bachelor groups. It’s a good time of year to get out and check out this year’s crop of antlered ones. These buck groups won’t be so tolerant of each other when the fall mating season arrives. The female deer are still a bit solitary and suspicious, not wanting to reveal the location of their fast growing, spotted and still yet sucklin...

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East meets West next week on gridiron

By Paul Adkinspadkins@civitasmedia.comLOGAN - This past winter, Logan High School football coach Gary Mullins was notified he had been picked to coach the West Virginia All-Stars in the annual Hatfield-McCoy Senior Bowl.Then came a change of plans.After 18 years, the feud along the border came to an end as Kentucky reportedly no longer wanted to take part in the annual high school all-star game, pitting the top grad...

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The Price many not be right for the Reds

Cincinnati Reds fans, and there are many in this area, have to wonder what is going on with their team.Since the All-Star break, the Reds have lost six straight games and have nose-dived from second place in the National League Central Division to fifth place.Sure, they have suffered some injuries, but their offense is as stagnant as pond scum. The Reds cannot produce runs and the effort by some players seems lackadaisical.For most the season the pitching has ...

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Holgorsen: It all starts with Trickett at QB

DALLAS - Dana Holgorsen is looking for a resurgence in West Virginia University’s football program this year and it all starts with quarterback Clint Trickett.The senior will be at the helm of the Mountaineer offense this season, and Holgorsen believes his knowledge of the offense, his hard work during the off season and his ability to be both an on-field and locker room leader something WVU lacked in 2013 will make the team relevant in its third year of Big 12 play....

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WHS HOF induction; WVU to play the Vols; Football meetings set

The Williamson High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony this year will be the weekend of September 26 and 27, at the new HOF room at the Fieldhouse. This will be a Friday night and Saturday afternoon. A “Meet the Pack” Night will be Friday at 6:30 p.m., while the induction dinner and ceremony will be Saturday afternoon. Inductees, their families, guest and WHS HOF members will gather around 12 noon.The names of this year’s inductees will be released in...

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Marshall men’s basketball announces non-conference slate

HUNTINGTON – Return trips from South Carolina and Penn State and a road game at Louisville – three power conference teams — highlight the 2014-15 Marshall men’s basketball 13-game non-conference schedule announced Tuesday.“Our schedule has a little bit of everything,” Marshall first-year coach Dan D’Antoni said. “Our fans deserve a great brand of basketball all the way around and we plan to give it to them. I know nothing but the grea...

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Athletic East roster released for Cliffs Sr. Bowl game

By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comBRADSHAW - Gilbert native and alumnus Gherig Justice will coach the East senior all-stars in the inaugural Cliffs Natural Resources Senior Bowl game to be played Saturday, August 2, at Harless Stadium on the campus of Mingo Central High School.The game replaces the old Hatfield-McCoy Senior Bowl, which pitted southern West Virginia graduates ag...

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Kickin’ Butt for Crohn’s race successful

By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.comWEST WILLIAMSON – More than 250 runners participated in the 2nd Annual Kickin’ Butt for Crohn’s 5-K held on a rainy Friday evening in Williamson.“I hope everyone enjoyed themselves. I felt the evening was perfect. I’m so grateful that our community comes together for each other. You can’t say that about many communities,” said one of the organizers of the event, Shawn Cool....

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Outdoor writer Bob Fala pens new book

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