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Hands off, It’s Baby Season!

May 24, 2015 Each spring forests, fields, and backyards come alive with wildlife babies. more »»

Safety Questions Hover Over Indy

May 24, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — They call the Indianapolis 500 “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition. more »»

Austin Dillon Wins Xfinity Race at Charlotte Speedway

May 24, 2015 CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Austin Dillon’s driving was good. His celebration might have been even better. more »»

Hamlin Confident In Charlotte Double

May 24, 2015 CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin’s not sure he could be more confident coming into the Coca-Cola 600 with how he has performed the past two weeks at Charlotte Motor Speedway. more »»

Blatter Set to Polarize FIFA for Four More Years

May 24, 2015 GENEVA (AP) — Sepp Blatter divides opinion so much even his opponents are charmed by him. more »»

Charleston Wants Super Six Back? Good Luck

May 23, 2015 WHEELING — I hope Bernie Dolan knows what he has gotten himself into in the very near future. more »»

Birding by ear from bed

May 10, 2015 Wood thrushes returned the last week in April, so I know spring has officially arrived. The day they returned I heard their evening vespers just before dusk. more »»

It’s camp season around the Ohio Valley

May 8, 2015 WHEELING — The Ohio Valley is lucky for many reasons. more »»

Annual New River Birding Festival Is Definitely a Diamond of a Day

May 3, 2015 Earlier this week, I attended the New River Birding and Nature Festival in southern West Virginia as a speaker and guide. more »»

Pirates Leave 18 On Base in Loss to Cards

May 3, 2015 ST. LOUIS — Clint Hurdle is not about to panic. The Pittsburgh manager is taking a wait-and-see approach to his teams’ inability to get the key hit. more »»

Kluber Still Winless In Tribe Loss to Blue Jays

May 3, 2015 CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber’s numbers aren’t pretty, and he’s still winless after six starts this season. more »»

Listen to the Sound of the Jousting Jakes

April 26, 2015 About two weeks ago I heard the first turkey gobble of the year. It must have been right on the edge of the yard because I heard it while still lying in bed just before dawn. more »»

RINE: An OVAC Week That Will Be Well Worth Wait

April 25, 2015 WHEELING — It’s not secret that our arch nemesis Mother Nature has torn apart the spring sports schedule. more »»

Karma in the Woods

April 20, 2015 If mice and other small rodents know fear, they would lead lives of constant desperation. Rather than live in fear, though, I think they survive through vigilance. more »»

Hummingbirds Are Coming!

April 12, 2015 Spring migration is underway. Turkey vultures and killdeer have been back for weeks. I heard an eastern phoebe on March 12. more »»

Time for ‘Wrist Flick Syndrome’

April 5, 2015 If October’s shorter days and chilly temperatures cause “trigger itch” among hunters, blame April’s longer days and warmer temperatures for “wrist flick syndrome” among anglers. more »»

Magnolia Coach Dave Cisar Approaching 1,000 Victories

April 3, 2015 NEW MARTINSVILLE — In typical Dave Cisar fashion he didn’t have much to say Thursday when the conversation turned to himself. more »»

Staten Will be Missed for More Than His Skills

March 27, 2015 CLEVELAND — Devin Williams emerged from the West Virginia locker room physically exhausted. more »»

Hester Is Unlike Any Other

March 18, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — This morning is a harsh reminder that college athletics are nothing like professional sports. more »»

The Numbers Are Staggering

March 17, 2015 WEST LIBERTY — Just for fun, go to a West Liberty men’s basketball game sometime and then head home and attempt to figure out the most important parts of that night’s story. more »»

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