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West Virginia, Kansas try to build off wins in Big 12 opener

Sep. 20, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Progress can happen rapidly when a new coaching staff is trying to rebuild a football program. Neal Brown and Les Miles took that notion to the extreme. After watching West Virginia get dominated by Missouri on the road, Brown spent last week on the sideline as his Mountaineers ran...

Fourth patient named in probe of veterans hospital deaths

Sep. 19, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The family of a fourth patient is seeking answers as authorities investigate multiple suspicious deaths at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia. Lawyer Dino Colombo says he's representing the family of 85-year-old Army veteran Archie Edgell, who died at the Louis A. Johnson...

West Virginia, K-State and Kansas coming off big wins

Sep. 19, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

AMES, Iowa (AP) — West Virginia, Kansas State and Kansas were supposed to occupy the Big 12 basement, at least according to the preseason poll. Big wins last weekend over fellow Power Five schools stirred up some much-needed optimism among the Mountaineers, Wildcats and Jayhawks with Big 12 play on the...

Chile's Niemann wins by 6 shots at The Greenbrier

Sep. 15, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joaquin Niemann is going to give International Team captain Ernie Els something to think about when he makes his captain's picks for the Presidents Cup. Niemann became the first player from Chile to win on the PGA Tour, shooting a 6-under 64 on Sunday for a six-stroke...

Bishop: $1.2M from sale will go to help sex abuse victims

Sep. 15, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say $1.2 million from the sale of the diocesan home of former West Virginia Catholic Bishop Michael J. Bransfield will go to assist victims of sexual abuse in West Virginia. The Intelligencer reports Bishop Mark E. Brennan released the information in a letter Friday to...

Davidson runs over West Virginia Wesleyan 41-0

Sep. 14, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Eli Turner Jr. ran for 110 yards and scored touchdowns and Davidson defeated Division II-member West Virginia Wesleyan 41-0 on Saturday night. Turner caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Phelps to open the scoring and added a 67-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Kahleel...

Green, Gaines help Marshall outpace in Ohio 33-31 win

Sep. 14, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Isaiah Green threw two touchdown passes, including a 43-yard strike to Xavier Gaines that put Marshall ahead for good, and the Thundering Herd beat Ohio 33-31 on Saturday. The play occurred with 7:45 remaining to play. Just 3½ minutes before that, Ohio took a 31-27 lead when...

Niemann takes 2-shot lead into final round at The Greenbrier

Sep. 14, 2019 7:48 PM EDT

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Joaquin Niemann was an 18-year-old amateur when he arrived in West Virginia two years ago and tied for 29th in the only PGA Tour event he played outside of the U.S. Open. In 2018, he improved to a tie for fifth at the tournament. Now he has a chance to become the first...

Kendall throws 3 TDs, West Virginia beats NC State 44-27

Sep. 14, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Austin Kendall and Kennedy McKoy made sure that West Virginia didn't repeat a miserable offensive showing from its last game. Kendall threw three touchdown passes to lead West Virginia to a 44-27 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday. McKoy helped West Virginia's run game...

Kevin Chappell shoots 11-under 59 at The Greenbrier

Sep. 13, 2019 6:59 PM EDT

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Last fall, Kevin Chappell was at home recuperating from back surgery. On Friday in his first PGA Tour event since surgery, he had the 11th sub-60 round in tour history. Chappell shot an 11-under 59 in the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. He missed a...