HUNTINGTON - On Wednesday, the NCAA denied a proposal on the one-time transfer waiver, instead deciding to move forward with developing transfer rule legislation for the future.
David Early and Obinna Killen will get one more shot, hopefully, to play a high school basketball game as both were selected to play in the upcoming Scott Brown Classic, set for Saturday, July 18 at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center.
Over the last four of five years in Chapmanville Regional High School basketball team’s state tournament run, the Tigers have been on many out-of-state adventures.
HUNTINGTON - The NCAA's moratorium for on-campus activities expires May 31, opening the door for student-athletes to start voluntary workouts on June 1. While West Virginia University awaits a Big 12 decision, Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick said Herd football players are now en route to campus and are required to self-quarantine upon arrival.
While college football continues to figure out how bring the sport back in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Big 12’s commissioner thinks it will come back with fans in the stands.
HUNTINGTON — West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission executive director Bernie Dolan says he is optimistic that there will be a 2020 high school football season in West Virginia.
NEWTOWN — The Mingo Central High School football team and third year head coach Josh Sammons officially unveiled the schedule back in January, which will feature several new faces that were not on the schedule a season ago.
HUNTINGTON - It has been nearly 22 years since Billy Malashevich delivered the game-winning field goal to beat South Carolina in 1998, but the memories surrounding the moments and the atmosphere come back as if it just happened.
MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, in conjunction with the Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC), is offering fans the opportunity to own a piece of history by purchasing the old WVU Coliseum seats.
HUNTINGTON - Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick said on Wednesday that, currently, football players are the only players returning to campus for voluntary workouts.
Neal Brown’s West Virginia University football team has persevered through the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictions that have come with it as best they could. Not that it has been easy. The second-year coach admits that it hasn’t.
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia and Florida State will open the 2020 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Sept. 5, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, in Atlanta.
If there’s anything that vexes West Virginia University football coach Neal Brown the most about operating his program under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic, it’s dealing with the unknown — and there’s plenty of it.
In an ordinary year, shooters from West Virginia would be gearing up for a summertime filled with top-flight championship competition.
HUNTINGTON - Conference USA's spring meetings - normally held in Destin, Florida - are taking place virtually this week as the league's athletic directors and administration tackle issues for the 2020-21 year.
HUNTINGTON - In 1970, Dan and Mike D'Antoni were teammates for Marshall's men's basketball team. Fifty years later, they are teammates once again - albeit in another game: Bridge.
It had been 10 weeks since we last heard the roar of the NASCAR Cup Series and though the road back seemed so bleak at times, what we witnessed on Sunday was more about the steps it took to get to the green flag than what took place afterwards.
HUNTINGTON - The NCAA Evaluation Tool (NET) metrics are changing for the 2020-21 college basketball season, bringing about transition for both the men's and women's basketball game.
I think what we do is follow what the state's guidelines are.
NCAA, state, university, conference - all coming at him.
Right now, no fitness clubs, gyms - none of that is open. If those aren't open, we can't open up our weight rooms and facilities.
Don't know the answer to that. We have not discussed that.
Some revenue is better than no revenue.
Right now, there are no legitimate, reasonable answers to those questions.
With the cancellation of the spring sports season and the ending of the school year early due to the COVID-19 crisis, seniors were not able to finish out their last year in high school.
With this being the last season for the Man High School softball team as a Double-A school, the Lady Billies were hoping to go out with a bang before going back to the Single-A ranks in 2021.
Chapmanville Regional High School’s Andrew Shull and Obinna Killen and Logan High School’s David Early hope to get one more shot at playing a prep basketball game.
Add the Big 12 to the list of conferences that will hold their football media days virtually — and make it the first among the Power 5 conferences to do so.
Certainly, they’re questions worth asking: What happens if there’s no three-week summer practice period for West Virginia high school athletics because of the lingering effects of the coronavirus? Or what if some counties are good to go, and others aren’t?
The fiscal concerns that led West Virginia University to announce widespread furloughs Friday have bled into the WVU athletic department. The coronavirus pandemic has stung the Mountaineer athletic program with a $5 million shortfall, which has forced it to make deep cuts of its own.
NASCAR is all set to become the first major sport’s series in the country to resume competition this Sunday at Darlington Raceway. Its been early March since we last saw a green flag wave to begin a Cup race and it could be that the only thing that will resemble what we were accustomed to se…
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s athletics staff is working diligently on contingency plans should student-athletes be allowed to return to campus in preparation for fall sports.
The Friday Night Rivals North-South Football Classic has postponed its projected playing date, but remains hopeful of holding the game despite coronavirus concerns.
With the cancellation of spring sports in West Virginia due to the COVID-19 crisis, Logan High School will observe proper “social distancing” and will honor eight LHS spring sports seniors with a drive through Senior Night parade on Friday, May 15 at the seniors’ respective field or court.
HUNTINGTON - On Thursday, NASCAR announced a May return to live racing, which includes seven races in 11 days in the Carolinas, starting with a May 17 race at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina.
With the three-week June practice period still in doubt over the COVID-19 crisis, the Chapmanville Regional High School football team is looking ahead to this fall.