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A perfect bracket? No way!

March 17, 2014 A perfect bracket? As they say in New Yawk, fugetaboutit. It’s not going to happen. Not to you. Not to me. Not to anyone in our lifetime. more »»

Other teams doing well at WVU

March 15, 2014 Right or wrong, WVU’s basketball teams receive the lion’s share of publicity during the winter months, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some big things happening in the other sports representing... more »»

Pennington OK if Cato passes him

March 14, 2014 Former NFL quarterback Chad Pennington realizes the inevitable is at hand as far his career rankings at Marshall University. more »»

Let the madness begin

March 13, 2014 Well, finally the madness of March has arrived. more »»

Sizing up WVU’s chances

March 12, 2014 There is no such thing as a good loss. But there are many losses in which a team plays its best and simply runs into an opponent that was a little better, at least on that particular night. more »»

May the 'Force' be with you

March 11, 2014 Age is merely a number to some people, but to the NHRA’s long-standing senior John Force, it is nothing. At 64, Force is drag racing’s force of nature. more »»

Big week for ’Eers, Patriots

March 9, 2014 It’s been a good sports week for both of my alma maters. Start with Parkersburg South. more »»

OSU spring drills should be interesting

March 8, 2014 Defense, defense, defense. When you’ve heard that mentioned in years past in reference to Ohio State football, the talk was pretty much all good about what used to be a staple of Buckeye grid squad. more »»

Too much emphasis on freshmen

March 7, 2014 Someone who believes everything is right in the world might want to take a closer look, especially with athletics in general. more »»

Looking back at wrestling

March 6, 2014 This past weekend turned out nicely for a lot of area wrestlers following the conclusion of Saturday’s state wrestling tournament. more »»

NASCAR salaries shrinking

March 5, 2014 The money being made by NASCAR steadily has increased over the years with new television contracts and sponsorship deals with major corporations. more »»

Last three games big for WVU

March 4, 2014 With only two games remaining in the regular season, West Virginia’s men’s basketball team still has a lot remaining for which to play — unlike its first season in the Big 12. more »»

Wrapping up state mat meet

March 3, 2014 While it was disappointing that the Class AAA state wrestling championship didn’t come to Parkersburg —where we feel like it belongs (and it has on 39 occasions) — both Parkersburg High and... more »»

A second chance for WVU?

March 2, 2014 Second chances. Life is filled with them. After Friday’s vote by West Virginia University’s selection committee, it’s quite possible . more »»

Bush writes final chapter as a Viking

February 28, 2014 A majority of the college tennis season awaits Cleveland State and already former Parkersburg High School standout Alex Bush is approaching an impressive feat in the history of the program. more »»

Wrestlers ready for big show

February 27, 2014 Memories, good or bad, will be made throughout the next three days at the 67th annual West Virginia state wrestling tournament which begins tonight inside the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. more »»

No. 3 is special to NASCAR

February 26, 2014 The iconic No. 3 is back on the track. The grandson of team owner Richard Childress once again has placed the famed No. 3, the late number Dale Earnhardt Sr. more »»

Holgorsen finally has stable staff

February 25, 2014 If I came away with anything other than a bunch of ‘coach speak’ from Friday’s spring football media luncheon, it was the feeling that head coach Dana Holgorsen and his staff appear to be up to the... more »»

Stop and smell the roses

February 24, 2014 Sports fans get so caught up in the daily results and happenings, they often forget to take Mac Davis’ advice from his 1974 song to Stop and Smell The Rose. more »»

Holgorsen is high on Molinari

February 23, 2014 Attend enough press conferences and the first thing you discover that coaches will spend time talking about schemes and players. more »»



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