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Tradition, treasured memories play roles in buck firearms season

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The only sounds come from an agitated blue jay, a food-chasing squirrel and a hammering woodpecker. Otherwise, the crisp air is quiet because the wind is not barking at the hunters. Stationed on a sturdy tree stand is a blaze-orange clad hunter hunkered against a tree in the ...

Herd continues being heard

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The stands at Marshall's Joan Edwards Stadium are only partially filled when the Thundering Herd takes on another Conference USA rival. But the hullabaloo being created by those avid spectators might be heard over in Putnam County where Coach John "Doc" Holliday was born in ...

Big Reds roll on historic Stadium Field

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- There weren't 8,500 people in the stands at Parkersburg's fabled Stadium Field last Friday, but those in attendance were loud enough as the host Big Reds stopped Jefferson, 37-20, to ensure a playoff berth and keep the Cougars out of the post-season festivities. One the ...

Fluctuations dominate WVU basketball news

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The "Backyard Brawl" won't be played this men's basketball season. Neither will much of the original 2020-2021 schedule, courtesy of the COVID-19 virus and the roaring inroads the disease is still making. West Virginia and Pittsburgh won't play this season, but games between ...

State-wide football: Like a crazy quilt crossword puzzle

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Across the state, some Class AAA high school football teams have played five games, others have yet to play any games. University and Morgantown from Monongalia County have now played one game since they were allowed to begin their seasons on Friday. There are only 24 Class ...

Administrators give Big 10, Pacific 12 football go-ahead

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Slowly, ever so slowly, the powers-that-be have seen the football light. At first, the Southeastern Conference, ACC and Big 12 held out against the thought that college football couldn't be played during the fall and early winter of 2020. The presidents of the Big 10 schools ...

Mountaineers-Cowboys open Big 12 play

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The schedules have been reshaped. Both teams have seen their lone non-conference opponent. West Virginia has bid adieu to Eastern Kentucky. Oklahoma State held off Tulsa in its only brush with some team from outside the Big 12. And now, on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at T. Boone ...