WELCH — In the final home game ever to be played at Mount View High School’s Vic Nystrom Stadium in Welch the Tug Valley Panthers didn’t let the home team seize the moment as they came in and cruised past the Golden Knights, 49-19 on Friday night.

Each year the Society of American Foresters (SAF) recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the forestry profession. Two of the 2019 national award winners have ties to West Virginia, including a native of Mingo County, Robert Beanblossom, who received the 2019 Hagenstein Communicator Award. 

HUNTINGTON - On Oct. 24, Marshall Artists Series hosts "An Evening with Johnny Bench" at the Keith Albee Performing Arts Center as the Cincinnati Reds legend teams with former Marshall pitchers Rick Reed and Jeff Montgomery to raise funds for the 'Herd Rises' campaign.

Coming into the season most prep football fans across the state had already heard about Mingo Central quarterback Daylin "Day Day" Goad and all-state wide receiver Drew Hatfield, after the two posted prolific numbers in the 2018 campaign.