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West Virginia’s Latest Commit Isn’t a “Troublemaker”

Morgantown, West Virginia – When a four start running back decides to transfer from a powerhouse program like Clemson to West Virginia University, the obvious question is why?. And Lyn-J Dixon, who committed to play for the West Virginia Mountaineers yesterday, isn’t simply a highly-touted high school prospect, he’s a...
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West Virginia Wins Close Game Against Eastern Kentucky

Morgantown, West Virginia – The West Virginia Mountaineers (5-1) struggled offensively for most of the game and barely managed to get past a really tough, upset-minded Eastern Kentucky (5-2) team, 80-77. West Virginia shot poorly from the three point line (21.7%) and the foul line (61.3%) for most of the...
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This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at Nov. 28, 1864: In a local skirmish north of Moorefield, Rosser’s Confederate cavalry and McNeill’s Rangers rebuffed a raid by Union Col. R. E. Fleming and spared the South Branch Valley from destruction. The battlefields are part of the Middle South Branch Valley rural historic district.

Social Infrastructure bill now up for debate, West Virginia weighs-in

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WOWK) — Congress has approved and President Biden has signed a $1.2 trillion bill to fix physical infrastructure such as roads, highways and bridges. Now, the White House wants Congress to pass the $1.75 trillion social infrastructure bill known as “Build Back Better.” It would include universal pre-kindergarten, adult home health care and […]

Bracketology: West Virginia not in Favorable Position

On Friday morning, ESPN’s Joe Lunardi updated his bracketology predictions with the recent mid-season tournament that have been going on this week. Lunardi has moved West Virginia down to a No. 10 seed in the latest update. The Mountaineers were previously at a 9-seed. West Virginia’s updated region:. 1. Gonzaga.

W.Va. Likely Facing Fifth Coronavirus Surge This Winter

As COVID-19 continues to spread in West Virginia, it will likely put increased pressure on hospitals. Retired Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, head of the Joint Interagency Task Force, reported during Gov. Jim Justice’s regular coronavirus briefing that the reproduction number of COVID-19 is now 1.04. That means someone with the...

West Virginia state treasurer Riley Moore taking on Biden administration policy on fossil fuel investment

JEFFERSON COUNTY, W.Va. (WDVM) — It’s the talk of Washington, D.C. – green energy. West Virginia’s state treasurer isn’t happy about the financial implications for coal and natural gas here at home. Banks no longer want to do business with the energy industry in West Virginia. The state treasurer is fighting back. The Biden administration […]

Christmas kicks off at the State Fair of West Virginia

FAIRLEA, WV (WVNS) — A Christmas tradition returns today to kickstart the holiday season. The Drive-Thru light show at the State Fair of West Virginia is now open for the rest of the holiday season. The show is open Thursdays through Sundays until December 19, 2021. According to the State Fair of WV, funnel cakes, […]

West Virginia survives near upset by Eastern Kentucky

The West Virginia Mountaineers survived a Black Friday scare, fighting their way to a 80-77 win over the Atlantic Sun Conference’s Eastern Kentucky Colonels in the game’s final minutes. WVU trailed for more than 33 minutes of game time, and found themselves down by double digits to the Colonels multiple times throughout the evening.