CHARLESTON - March Madness could have a different meaning at the Mardi Gras and Wheeling Island casinos, with bettors mad that they won't be able to wager on the NCAA Tournament games at the facilities' sportsbooks or on their wagering apps.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Led by two double-double performances from senior guard/forward Naomi Davenport and freshman forward Kari Niblack, the West Virginia University women's basketball team captured an 83-43 win over Rider in the first round of the WNIT on Thursday evening at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown.

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CLASS AA BOYS ALL-STATE

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First team

Jalen Bridges, Fairmont Senior, Sr. (captain)

CHARLESTON - After ripping through a one-loss campaign that concluded with a second straight Class AAA girls basketball championship, it was little surprise to see Parkersburg well represented in terms of postseason awards.

Even though the calendar may say that Spring is officially here, Mother Nature may not be quite ready to give it to us all at once. A few days here and there of beautiful spring weather, then right back in the cooler.

Opinion

Governor was absent ... again

Once again, when West Virginia needed leadership, our governor was nowhere to be seen, and as a result, it is, again, going to cost the taxpayers of this state more money due to his absentee leadership.

Net neutrality problem needs bipartisan solution

Like the weather, everyone talks about bipartisanship, but few in Congress do anything about it.

Nine days ago, President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his administration after both houses of Congress passed a resolution to terminate the national emergency he had declared over the situation on the Mexican border.