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Royals take first battle of bullpens from Giants
Royals take first battle of bullpens from Giants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals.

After Kansas City took the lead with a five-run sixth inning, the trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and All-Star closer Greg Holland shut...

PREP SOCCER: Nitro boys rout Hurricane 6-0
PREP SOCCER: Nitro boys rout Hurricane 6-0

Hurricane had control of its Class AAA boys Region 4, Section 1 semifinal soccer game at Nitro City Park on Wednesday for the first 30 minutes, but once Nitro found the back of the net it did not let up in a 6-0 win against the Redskins....

Royals take first battle of bullpens from Giants
Royals take first battle of bullpens from Giants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals.

After Kansas City took the lead with a five-run sixth inning, the trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and All-Star closer Greg Holland shut...

No trick: Across US, Halloween bumped for football

When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it’s time to reschedule the holiday.

Communities from West Virginia to Texas are saying they’re OK with celebrating Halloween on, well, not...

PREP SOCCER: Catholic boys clinch sectional title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Charleston Catholic scored eight unanswered goals, including seven in the second half, to crush Sissonville 8-1 in the boys Class AA/A Region 4, Section 2 soccer championship Wednesday at Schoenbaum Stadium....

WVU FOOTBALL: Banged up Mountaineers reach into depth chart

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The time has come for West Virginia’s football team when it won’t be practicing the day after a game. The Mountaineers need that break so they can recuperate quicker, if only from the minor things that...

WVU ATHLETICS: Mountaineers, Hokies to play in common sports

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University and Virginia Tech have come to a mutual agreement in which the schools will play each other in common varsity sports when schedules permit over the next several years, starting in 2014-15. The series will...

Mike Casazza: Clay proves his worth for Mountaineers
Mike Casazza: Clay proves his worth for Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — More and more it seems that West Virginia turns to Cody Clay when the opposition knows what’s coming. And more it more things turn out all right for the Mountaineers, even when it’s not necessarily what they...

Derek Redd: Herd RB’s stiff arm gaining renown
Derek Redd: Herd RB’s stiff arm gaining renown

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall running back Devon Johnson is becoming a Twitter darling.

Well, at least his arm is.

In the grand tradition of Twitter handles like @FauxPelini, the parody account spoofing Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, and...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: FAU rebounding from rough start

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Few college football teams in the country experienced the dizzying highs and dreadful lows that Florida Atlantic University’s did in the span of a few months in 2013.

The Owls started the season 2-6. Then the...

PREP SOCCER: Catholic girls blank St. Joseph

The Charleston Catholic girls soccer team entered sectional play with losses in their last two games, but both came against Class AAA powers — Hurricane and two-time defending champion Winfield.

The Irish got back to their winning ways,...

PREP CROSS COUNTRY: Hurricane girls seek regional title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Atop the Class AAA rankings and fresh from capturing the Mountain State Athletic Conference championship, the Hurricane girls cross country team enters its regional championship as the favorite in quest of the...

WORLD SERIES: Giants jump on Royals to take Game 1
WORLD SERIES: Giants jump on Royals to take Game 1

San Francisco leads Kansas City 1-0 in series

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