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Greenbrier holding public picnic for Saints

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (AP) -- The Greenbrier resort is holding a public picnic for fans wanting to meet New Orleans Saints players at their training camp in West Virginia.Resort... More>>

Jays And Rays Open Homestand With Wins Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVAfter rough road trips, both the Bluefield Blue Jays and the Princeton Rays got wins at home. The Jays defeated the Elizabethton Twins 7-2. While the Rays took care of the Johnson City Cardinals 4-1. Game two of each series will be on Wednesday night at 7:05 pm. More>>

Marshall Basketball Releases Non-Conference Schedule

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Marshall Men's Basketball team released its non-conference schedule today. The Herd will have 9 home dates including back to back games against So Carolina and Penn State on Dec 1st and Dec 6th. Their annual Capital Classic will be on Dec 14 at the Charleston Civic Center. Here's the schedule;Nov. 8 - Concord (Exhibition) - Cam Henderson Center Nov. 14-Jacksonville State (GSS)-Cam Henderson Center Nov. 16-Savannah State (GSS)-Cam Henderson Center Nov. 18-WVU Tech-Cam H... More>>

District 11 Elite Preps For Regional Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe District 11 Elite 13-14 Softball team is preparing for the Southeast Regional in Fort Myers, Florida. The team is comprised of players from Tazewell, Honaker, and Richlands. The three communities have come together to form this great team despite their differences. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Saints Hold Parade For Arrival

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe New Orleans Saints will arrive in town on Wednesday around 4 pm. The team is asking for anyone who wants to come and welcome them in. There will be a parade for the team as they arrive to White Sulphur Springs. The parade will start around 4 pm when the buses arrive. More>>

WVU To Play Tennessee In 2018

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVWest Virginia will play Tennessee on Sept 1, 2018 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. This will be the first game of the year for both teams. This will also be the first time the two schools have met in football. Time, TV, and tickets will be announced at a later date. More>>

Anania Poised For A Sweep Video included

Bluefield, WV WVVA-TVBrian Anania has been on cloud 9 for the past few months. After winning the WV Amateur, he has got to play in the Greenbrier Classic. To cap it all off, he would love a WV Open title. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Saints Practice Facility Coming Together Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVToday the media got to tour the new practice facility at the Greenbrier for the New Orleans Saints. The complex cost 30 million dollars. The players will report on Wedensday and their first practice will be on Friday at 8:50 am. More>>

Ullman Loving New Job Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVWVGA new executive director Brad Ullman is in love with his new role. This week he will experience is first WV Open at Glade Springs, but its nothing new to him. Ullman has been apart of the WVGA for the last 7 years and he is ready to take the program into the future. More>>

WV Miners Defeat Paints; Take Control Of 1st Place Video included

Bluefield, WV WVVA-TVThe WV Miners defeated the Chillicothe Paints 7-3 on Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Miners move a half game ahead of the Paints for 1st place in the Prospect League East Division. These two will play again on Monday night. More>>

King's Warriors Season Ends On a Draw

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Southern West Virginia King's Warriors played to a 1-1 tie with the WV Chaos. With the draw, the Warriors season is over. The Chaos advances to the PDL playoffs as the South Atlantic Division champions. The Warriors needed a win plus a Cincinnati loss to advance to the playoffs. More>>

Ciuffo Looking For Success In Princeton Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVIn 2013, the Tampa Rays spent a 1st round pick on catcher Nick Ciuffo. Currenlty, Ciuffo is playing for the Princeton Rays where he is struggling to find success. Though its not showing up in the numbers, its starting to show in other areas. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Hokies Football Preseason Announced

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVToday Virginia Tech announced its football preseason. The Hokies will report on August 3rd and start on August 4th. Tech will also have a fan appreciation day on August 9th. Here is the schedule,Sunday, Aug. 3: Official Report DayMonday, Aug. 4: Practice 1 - Helmet and ShortsTuesday, Aug. 5: Practice 2 - Helmet and ShortsWednesday, Aug. 6: Practice 3 - Helmet and Shoulder PadsThursday, Aug. 7: Practice 4 - Helmet and Shoulder PadsFriday, Aug. 8: Practice 5 - Full PadsSatur... More>>

Rays and Jays Can't Close The Sweep Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Princeton Rays couldn't close the sweep as they fall to the Elizabethton Twins 4-2. The Bluefield Blue Jays also couldn't sweep the Greenville Astros as they fall 7-5. Both teams hit the road this weekend and will be back on Tuesday. More>>

Almonte Breaking Through In Bluefield Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVIts his third year in the minors, but Josh Almonte is proving that the 3rd time is a charm as he is having his best season yet. It took him awhile to adjust but his numbers are blowing up in a good way. And, it took a lot of maturity to get him to where he is today. A.J. Good has more. More>>

William & Mary-Virginia Tech Time Change

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVVirginia Tech announced a time change with their game against William Mary. The Hokies and the Tribe will kickoff at 4 pm on August 30th at Lane Stadium. This is a change from the 3:30 pm kickoff. The game will also move from ESPN 3 to ESPN News. No other times or changes for other games have been announced yet. More>>

Jays Inch Closer; Rays Tie For First Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Princeton Rays defeated the Elizabethton Twins 3-2 on a walk off in the bottom of the 9th. With a Danville Braves loss, the Rays move into a tie for first place in the East Division. The Bluefield Blue Jays defeated the Greenville Astros 8-0. The Jays are a half game back from first. More>>

WVU Picked 8th By The Big 12

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Big 12 coaches choose West Virginia to finish 8th in the league this year in the preseason poll. Oklahoma got the top spot followed by Baylor. WVU went 4-8 last including a 2-7 mark in the league. Safety Karl Joseph was named to the preseason defensive team. The Mountaineers will open the season at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta against Alabama on August 30th at 3:30 pm. More>>

Unroe On A Roll In Princeton Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TV The Rays took Riley Unroe in the 2nd round in 2013. That year was a bit rough, but things are starting to turn around for Unroe. He leads the team in batting average and runs scored, and his time to take the next step could come soon. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Rays and Jays Continue Winning Ways Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Princeton Rays defeated the Elizabethton Twins 3-1, and the Bluefield Blue Jays hold onto defeat the Greenville Astros 5-3. Neither team gains any ground in the East Division of the Appalachian League as Danville won tonight 4-0. More>>

Marshall Picked To Win C-USA East; Cato And Rouse Named C-USA Preseason POY

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVMarshall was picked to win the C-USA East division by the league coaches. The Herd received 91 points followed by Middle Tennessee with 73. Also, QB Rakeem Cato was named C-USA preseason offensive player of the year, and DL James Rouse was named defensive player of the year. The two were joined by C Chris Jasperese, T Clint Van Horn, WR Tommy Shuler, DE Ra'Shawde Myers, and LB Evan McKelvey. The Herd had 7 players on the league 1st team. The most of any school. More>>

Princeton Rays players to collect canned goods for food pantry

Three players each from the Princeton Rays professional baseball team will be bagging groceries for the public at four different Grant's Supermarket locations over the period of two days, July 17-18 while also collecting canned goods for a local food pantry.Thursday, July 17 from 10:30 am-12:3 will see P-Rays' players in uniform at the Grant's locations in Green Valley and Glen wood. In addition to bagging groceries, the players will ask shoppers to consider purchasing a couple of extra non-p... More>>

Miners Roll; Kings Warriors Stay Alive Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe WV Miners continued their hot streak as they defeated the Butler Blue Sox 7-5. The Miners now hold a 1.5 lead on first place in the Eastern Division of the Prospect lead. The Southern WV Kings Warriors tied the Carolina Dynamo 2-2. The Warriors get 1 point and stay alive in their playoff hunt. Their next game is Saturday against the WV Chaos at 7 pm. It will also be a fireworks night. More>>

WVU And Virginia Tech Will Play In 2017

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVWest Virginia and Virginia Tech will meet on Sept 2, 2017 at Fed Ex Field next to the nation's capital. The two schools announced the decision today. This will be the fourth time for the Hokies and the third time for the Mountaineers will play at Fed Ex field. WVU holds the all time series lead at 28-22-1 More>>

Mullins Takes Over At Bluefield Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVAfter a crazy month and a half, Bluefield College has a permanent head women's basketball coach in Corey Mullins. Mullins comes from division one Presbyterian, but has plenty of head coaching experience. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Virginia Tech, WVU to meet at FedEx Field in 2017

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Virginia Tech and West Virginia will renew their football rivalry at FedEx Field in 2017.The game will be played on Sept. 2, 2017, at the home of the Washington Redskins in... More>>

WVU RB Smallwood arrested in Delaware case

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia University police say running back Wendell Smallwood has been arrested on a warrant out of Delaware.Chief Bob Roberts said Tuesday that police in Wilmington, Delaware... More>>

Rays Avoid Sweep; Take One From Jays Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Princeton Rays finally get on the board against the Bluefield Blue Jays winning 4-2. This is the first win for the Rays in the Mercer Cup Series. Up next, The rays will host the Elizabethton Twins, and the Blue Jays will host the Greenville Astros on Wedensday. Both teams have Tuesday off due to the MLB All-Star Game. More>>

Herd, Hokies and Mountaineers On Lombardi Watch List

Bluefield, WV WVVA-TV Several area college football players made the Lombardi Award Watch List today. The award is given out to the nation's top lineman or linebacker.This list includes:LB-Jermaine Holmes-MarshallC-Chris Jasperse-MarshallT-Clint Van Horn-MarshallDL-Luther Maddy-Virginia TechG-Quinton Spain-West Virginia More>>

Holliday Receives Contract Extension

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVMarshall head coach Doc Holliday received a contract extension today. Holliday's new deal will go through June of 2018 and will included $145,000 in extra incentives. Holliday has led Marshall to two bowl victories and the school's first 10 win season since 2002 in 2013. Holliday has a $600,000 buyout and a 3 million dollar buyout if he decides to leave for West Virginia. More>>

Bluefield Continues To Dominate Mercer Cup Series Video included

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The Bluefield Blue Jays dominated last season's Mercer Cup series, losing only a single game to the Princeton Rays. They've started 2014 strong as well, leading the series three games to none.The Jays defeated the Rays 5-1 Sunday afternoon at Hunnicutt Field. It's the second win in a row for Bluefield.Both teams wrap up their three-game series Monday night. More>>

Jays Need Extra Innings To Beat P-Rays Video included

PRINCETON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- It was a special night at Hunnicutt Field, Saturday where the Princeton Rays and Bluefield Blue Jays used their Mercer Cup rivalry to raise money for an outstanding local foundation.It was "Shirt Off Our Backs Night" at the ballpark. The P-Rays wore special light-blue jerseys in honor of the Jonathan Powell Hope Foundation. Those jerseys were auctioned off during the game and given to fans directly at the end. They just had to wait a little longer than usual.The Jay... More>>

Hot Start Powers Pirates Over Bluefield Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The Bluefield Blue Jays were all set to win their sixth-straight game and complete back-to-back sweeps but the Bristol Pirates played spoiler Friday night.The Pirates jumped out to a 7-0 lead and never looked back, defeating the Jays 10-5 at Bowen Field.The Jays hit the road over the weekend but won't go far. They take on the Princeton Rays Saturday, Sunday and Monday.Saturday evening's game is the first Jonathan's Hope "Shirt off our back" night. The Rays will raff... More>>

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