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WVU Opens Fall Football Camp Video included

MORGANTOWN,W.Va. (WVVA) -- The West Virginia Mountaineers began their 30-day march to Atlanta, a tough matchup against Alabama and the start of the 2014 college football season.WVU faces a tough task this season. Last year, the Mountaineerswon only four games last season and failed to make a bowl game. This year, they have probably their toughest schedule in school history. In addition to non-conference foes in Bama and Maryland, the Big 12 is stacked again this season.WVU's home opener is Se... More>>

Marshall and Virginia Tech On Outside Of Coaches Poll

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Amway-USA Today Preseason Top 25 Coaches poll was released today. Virginia Tech and Marshall are on the outside looking in, but they did receive some points. Marshall sits at 37 after getting 27 points, and Virginia Tech is tied for 40 with Louisana Layfayette with 12 points. The top 5 is Florida State, Alabama, Oklahoma, Oregon, and Auburn. More>>

Dream Come True For Bailey Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVXander Bailey had a big dream, but for the longest time he thought that wasn't possible. Bailey suffers from Cystic Fibrosis, and his goal of professional soccer looked to be in the distance. But, that all changed a couple weeks ago as a MLS team brought his dream to life. Brett Hiltbrand has more. More>>

Concord, Bluefield College With Big Opportunity In 2014 Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The goals may be different for Concord and Bluefield College's football programs but 2014 offers equally tremendous opportunities for both teams.The Rams' program enters its third season and is still looking for its first win - a victory seems likely this season. The Rams return a number of starters and have brought in a recruiting class that will only make the competition for places more intense. BC opens the season Thursday, August 28 at home against the Universit... More>>

Marshall Football Poised For Unforgettable Season Video included

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- It may hurt WVU fans to read this but the Marshall Thundering Herd are poised to have one of their best seasons in school history and the best season compared to WVU and Virginia Tech.The Herd return most of their weapons on offense, including presumed Heisman Trophy candidate Rakeem Cato. It's an offense that has potential to be one of the best in nation.Beyond their offensive threat, the Herd's schedule is incredibly weak. Running the table and finishing perfect ... More>>

Virginia Tech Faces New Era Video included

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WVVA) -- It's a new era of sorts at Virginia Tech this year. This is the Hokies' first season without Logan Thomas starting at quarterback for three-straight seasons. As the 2014 season approaches, his replacement hasn't been named.Tech has four guys competing for the starting quarterback job. Mark Leal came in for an injured Thomas in the Sun Bowl but hasn't asserted himself over redshirt sophomore Brenden Motley. Also, Texas Tech transfer Michael Brewster is in great positi... More>>

Bluefield's Sean Spencer, Kimbo Slice to appear in Charleston

Ruckus in the Cage XXII invades the Charleston Civic Center Coliseum Saturday night September 27 along with special guest appearances by Kimbo Slice and UFC fighter Sean Spencer of Bluefield. Presenting sponsors are 97.5 WQBE and Electric 102.7, plus both WVU and Marshall football. The event will feature the areas best professional mixed martial arts fighters where the combatants are allowed to kick, punch, elbow, knee, joint lock and choke each other until someone passes out, taps out or ge... More>>

Thompson Takes Over At Mt View Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVMt View hired Larry Thompson to be its new head football coach today. Thompson played at Concord and was previously a assistant at Pikeview and the head baseball coach at Mt View. The 24 year old takes over a team that went 1-9 in 2013. More>>

Marshall Releases Open Practice Schedule

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVMarshall released its 2014 summer open football practice schedule today. Monday through Friday practices will be open from August 4th till August 16th and will go for 2 hours. There will also be a fan day on August 10th starting at 4 pm. Here's the schedule;Monday, Aug. 4 -- 9:45 a.m., 3:45 p.m. (two split squad workouts first four days) Tuesday, Aug. 5 -- 9:45 a.m., 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 -- 9:45 a.m., 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 - 9:45 a.m., 3:45 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 ... More>>

Future CU Teammates Meet Up In All-Star Game Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThis Saturday will be the 1st East-West All Star Classic at Mingo Central High School. This will be the last game for some, and the first game with new teammates for others. The East features 6 future Concord Mountain Lions, and there are more connections than just one to the school. Brett Hiltbrand has more. More>>

Charges Dropped Against WVU's Smallwood

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVDelaware authorities have decided to drop witness intimidation charges against WVU's Wendell Smallwood. Smallwood was alleged to make threatening phone calls to a witness in a murder case in Wilmington. Authorities have determined that the phone calls were not threatening. WVU has not announced their intentions for Smallwood yet. More>>

Saints Camp; Offense and Defense Battle Each Other Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe New Orleans Saints had their 2nd padded practice at the Greenbrier Resort on Monday morning. This allowed for plenty of contact and competition between the offense and the defense. The Saints say they love the back and forth. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Williams Museum Brings Back Memories Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVLegendary coach Tex Williams opened a museum in Artie, WV today. Jerry West and Willie Akers were on hand for the ceremony. Everything and anything that has to do with athletics in West Virginia is in this museum. This is a creation of Williams who didn't know what to do with all his memories. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Saints Camp; Payton Not Close To Making Decisions Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe New Orleans Saints continued training camp at the Greenbrier today. It was the 2nd day in full pads for the team. Now is the time that guys starting making moves for spots on the roster, but head coach Sean Payton is not ready for any decisions just yet. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Saints Camp; Weather Working Out In More Ways Than One Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Saints continued Training Camp again on Sunday and the weather was great once again. This is a complete 180 from the last few years in 100 degree temperatures. Head Coach Sean Payton and his entire team is loving the mountain state. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Saints Camp; Jordan and Vaccaro Coming Along Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVNew Orleans Saints continued training camp at the Greenbrier again on Sunday. Two young stars on defense are starting to emerge. DE Cameron Jordan made his 1st pro bowl in 2013 after recording 12.5 sacks. Vaccaro was a 1st round pick in 2013, and is expected to take on a leadership role. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Saints Camp; Brees Still Feels Young, Graham Happy Deal Is Done Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVNew Orleans Saints have started their first training camp at the Greenbrier this weekend. QB Drew Brees says that despite his age, he still feels he's at his peak, and TE Jimmy Graham says he's happy with his new deal, and also when it got done. A.J. Good has more. More>>

Grooms Out At Marshall

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVMarshall RB Kevin Grooms has been dismissed from the team. This is stemming from his arrest for robbery and assault. This is his third arrest while in Huntington. Grooms was the C-USA freshman of the year in 2012. Grooms rushed for over 1200 yards and had 16 touchdowns in his career at Marshall. More>>

Brand Takes WV Open Title Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVChristian Brand won his 1st WV Open at the Cobb Course at Glade Springs. Brand was -12 for the tournament. Brand outplayed 7 time champ David Bradshaw who finished 2nd at -9. Brand also won the WV Amateur in 2011. More>>

Saints Have 1st Practices At Greenbrier Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe New Orleans Saints held their first practice at the Greenbrier on Friday. Over 100 players donned the black and gold for the two workouts. The Saints especially loved the cooler temperatures. A whole lot different than in New Orleans. The team will continue workouts on Saturday starting at 8:50 am. More>>

Jays and Rays Fall At Home Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVThe Bluefield Blue Jays fall at home to the Elizabethton Twins 3-2. The Princeton Rays fall to the Johnson City Cardinals 5-4. Princeton will head to Pulaski and Bluefield will host Danville to start the weekend. More>>

WV Open Rd 2; Evans In The Lead Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVWill Evans has the round 2 lead at the WV Open after shooting a 6 under 66 on the day. Evans is followed by Craig Berner (-7), David Bradshaw (-6), and Christian Brand (-6). Evans will tee off in the final group with Berner and Brand at 10:48 am Friday. More>>

Saints Arrive In West Virginia Video included

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - The New Orleans Saints made their way to their summer camp home today in White Sulphur Springs, WV.  Over 100 Saints players, coaches, and... More>>

WV Open Rd 1; Berner and Hess Lead Video included

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVCraig Berner and Kenneth Hess are tied at -4 after round one of the WV Open at Glade Springs Resort. Behind them at -3 is Jonathan Bartlett and Scott Davis. The group at -2 includes 3 former champions (David Bradshaw, Jonathan Clark, Brad Westfall). Round 2 starts at 8 am. More>>

WVU Inks Home And Home Series With NC State

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVWVU and NC State announced a home and home series today. The two will meet Sept. 15, 2018 in Raleigh, and Sept. 14, 2019 in Morgantown. The two have played 10 times previously. The series is split down the middle 5-5. More>>

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>>

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>>

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