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WVU Caravan, BMAC Event Set for May 8

April 16, 2013 WHEELING — Fans of West Virginia University should mark their calendars for Wednesday, May 8. more »»

It Was an Unusual Season for the Wheeling Nailers

April 14, 2013 WHEELING — The Kelly Cup Playoffs are in full force, and for the first time in three seasons the Wheeling Nailers are not a part of the festivitie. more »»

Local Alums Able to Find Success In College

April 12, 2013 WHEELING — If there’s one thing Caitlin Jividen learned while playing softball at Wheeling Park High School, it was that personal success doesn’t trump that of the team. more »»

Firing Coach Not Enough at Rutgers

April 4, 2013 The easy part was getting rid of Mike Rice, something Rutgers had little choice in doing once the governor of New Jersey and the king of basketball weighed in on his videotaped transgressions. Gov. more »»

Huggins, WVU Will Move Forward

April 2, 2013 As the losses piled during what was the longest season of his likely Hall of Fame career, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins continually vowed they were going to ‘‘fix it. more »»

West Liberty Wins Because of Players Like Shawn Dyer

March 30, 2013 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — There isn’t a thing in this world Shawn Dyer wouldn’t do in order to be a part of the West Liberty men’s basketball program. more »»

Toppers in Final Four

March 29, 2013 LOUISVILLE, Ky. more »»

WLU Ready to Fire Away

March 28, 2013 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Playing and shooting at its cozy Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex has become quite a comfortable endeavor for the West Liberty men’s basketball team. more »»

Hilltoppers Have To Choose In Elite 8

March 27, 2013 WEST LIBERTY — As the man in charge of a program that prides itself on challenging every shot and playing stifling defense, it pains West Liberty men’s basketball coach Jim Crutchfield to admit he’s... more »»

Winona State Is No Joke

March 25, 2013 WEST LIBERTY — All-American wing Alex Falk describes Winona State as a cross between Indiana, Pa., and Bowie State. more »»

Nature Column: Learning About Rabbits

March 24, 2013 Thanks to cartoon characters such as Bugs Bunny, the rabbits we see in our backyards, eastern cottontails are familiar to almost everyone. And yet I suspect that most people think they are rodents. more »»

Falk: A Student of Game, Life

March 22, 2013 WEST LIBERTY — Alex Falk knows the next loss is going to be the final one for him not just in a West Liberty uniform, but in terms of the game of basketball itsel. more »»

WLU Seniors Write Own History

March 20, 2013 WEST LIBERTY — There wasn’t supposed to be a group to rival the one West Liberty put on the floor three seasons ago. more »»

Coaches Play Pivotal Role for Central

March 15, 2013 CHARLESTON — Wheeling Central’s coaching staff of Mel Stephens, Chip Callisie and Tyler Morando didn’t pull down a single rebound, block a single shot, or record a single steal in Wednesday’s West... more »»

Delmas Among ECHL’s Elite Tenders

March 13, 2013 WHEELING — Near the end of practice Tuesday morning at WesBanco Arena, Wheeling goaltender Peter Delmas was playfully shooting pucks into the net. more »»

Rine: Bring MEC Tourney To Wheeling

March 10, 2013 WHEELING — With the college basketball world officially saying goodbye last weekend to the West Virginia Conference men’s and women’s tournaments, a thought — well, several — popped into my hea. more »»

Robins are Lingering Farther North During The Winter These Days

March 10, 2013 Darleen Flaherty of Taylor, Michigan writes, “Several Michigan friends and I spotted robins in various locations in the lower half of Michigan’s lower peninsula in February. more »»

Whg. Jesuit Deserves Better

March 9, 2013 WHEELING — There’s a chance Danny Sancomb will already be asleep when the NCAA reveals its Division II Atlantic Regional bracket at 10:30 on Sunday night. more »»

Stars Shining At Girls’ Tourney

March 8, 2013 CHARLESTON — Tournament time is when stars are supposed to shine their brightest. more »»

WBC a Flawed Tournament

March 7, 2013 I’ll admit that watching baseball late at night from Taiwan interested me, if only for an inning or so. more »»

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