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BC Baseball Rolls in Extra Innings

It was about as an exciting finish as you could have asked for. The Bluefield College baseball team was able to grab a comeback win in extra innings over Cumberland, 6-5, on Friday. More>>

Concord Completes Doubleheader Sweep of West Lib

The Concord softball team is in the midst of a record-breaking season and things just keep getting better for them.  More>>

Bluefield Slips Past Richlands

Bluefield was able to hold on to grab a 7-6 win over Richlands More>>

BSC Celebrates Athletes

It's been a big year for the athletics department at Bluefield State. More>>

Concord Football Leaning on Experience

Concord is leaning on experience as they prepare for 2014. More>>

BC Baseball Defeats Virginia Intermont Video included

BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVVA) -- Red hot. Apt words to describe the way Bluefield College baseball continues to swing their bats. Like 52 runs in three games hot. Virginia Intermont experienced first-hand how hot the Rams are at the moment. Bluefield defeated the Cobras 18-10, at Bowen Field Wednesday night. It's the second straight game BC scored 18 runs. In fact, the Rams have won five-straight and scored 14, 12, 16, 18 and 18 runs during that stretch. It's a hot-streak they'll need to continue bec... More>>

Orange and Maroon Caravan rolls into town April 30th

BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- The annual Orange and Maroon Caravan will be rolling into town on April 30th at Fincastle on the Mountain.The event is presented by the Bluefield and Tazewell Hokie Clubs.Tickets are 25 dollars for adults and 15 dollars for children.Dinner will start 6:30 P.M. and will feature special guest Head Coach Frank Beamer.Dinner will be provided by Chef Rick.For tickets and information, you can call Lisa Clark at 304-922-8544. More>>

Graham G_Girls Finding Success Despite Youth

The Graham girls soccer team may be young, but they have the will to win. The G-Girls have nine freshmen on the team, but they've still been able to start their season 4-1. More>>

Breaking Down WVU's Gold-Blue Spring Game Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Expectations for the 2014 WVU Football Mountaineers is simple: anything better than last season. The Mountaineers have some making-up to do when it comes to WVU football fans everywhere and they took the first steps towards on-the-field retribution Saturday, with the annual Gold-Blue Spring Game.The final score hardly matters but the gold offense defeated the blue defense.Head coach Dana Holgorsen says the defense is ahead at the offense at this point in the spring ... More>>

Tazewell Wins Coppinger Invitational Video included

BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVVA) -- Brett Jones pitched for the first time in possibly the biggest game of Tazewell's season, against their arch-rival, with a tournament championship on the line. No worries, he handled it.Jones' dynamic presence propelled the Bulldogs to a 7-4 victory over Richlands. Tazewell took an early lead and Jones never looked back. Flanked by big days at the plate by Brody Dean and Colin Hancock, Jones recorded his first win of the season. More>>

Richlands, Tazewell advance to Coppinger final

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - This year's Coppinger championship is all Tazewell County, as the Bulldogs of Tazewell will face the Richlands Blue Tornado for the title.Richlands advanced to Saturday's final by defeating Princeton 6-5 Wednesday. More>>

Wrestling legend Ultimate Warrior dies days after Hall of Fame induction

(WVVA and NBC NEWS) -- Professional wrestling legend the Ultimate Warrior has died at the age of 54, just days after being inducted into the WWE's Hall of Fame."WWE is shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of the most iconic... More>>

Commission passes resolution honoring State Champion Beavers Video included

PRINCETON (WVVA) - The Bluefield Beavers championship basketball team has been officially recognized by Mercer County.
Beaver fans are still riding high off the second straight AA championship...
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WVSSAC Mulling Practice Restriction Changes Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- This time tomorrow, practice for high school athletes in West Virginia could change forever. The West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission (WVSSAC) is considering pair of proposals that would change practice restrictions and put the mountain state on an even playing field with its surrounding states.Tuesday morning, the WVSSAC's Board of Control will vote on both proposals. The first would let high school coaches and athletes practice year round without ... More>>

BC Baseball Sweeps Sunday Doubleheader Video included

BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVVA) -- Down a run and facing their last three outs, Bluefield College's Tyler Rome tried to steal second base against the Rio Grande Red Storm. He was out by a mile, until the Rio second-baseman missed the tag. Rome scored the game's tying run a few pitches later on a Tyler Timmer double but the Rams were far from done.Timmer scored the game's winning run mere moments later, scoring off the bat of Jacob Schober. The win signaled a positive response to the Rams' defeat the pr... More>>

Coppinger Tournament Gets Started Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- After Friday night's rain, the Coppinger Invitational Baseball tournament is officially underway. Eight teams hit the field Saturday at both Bowen Field in Bluefield and Hunnicutt Field in Princeton.Richlands defeated Fayetteville in the tournament's opening game at Bowen field. Pikeview and Tazewell matched up in the second game. Lucas Parsons had a strong day on the mound for the Bulldogs. The game also featured a triple play. With runners on first and second, Pik... More>>

Meadows Overcoming Odds at PikeView

Zach Meadows has come a long way in a short amount of time. More>>

Wyoming East, Bluefield Grab Wins

Wyoming East 11--PikeView 1

Bluefield 19-- Greater Beckley Christian 6
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Juwan Staten Stays For Senior Year Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Over the weekend, Juwan Staten made it official, announcing that he will stay at WVU for his senior year. As soon as he did, every Mountaineer basketball fan collectively breathed a sigh of relief.All last week, rumors swirled that Staten would enter the NBA draft. Those rumors intensified when Eron Harris - another member of WVU's starting five - announced he was transferring. But now that Staten is staying, it's crucial to highlight his importance.How important is... More>>

Boys "AAA" All-State Teams Released

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Here is the list of All-State teams for class "AAA" boys basketball:First Team:C.J. Burks - HedgesvilleJon Elmore, George Washington (Captain)Jimmy Galusky, PrestonBrandon Knapper, South CharlestonDominique Newman, WashingtonJohn Riley, Lewis CountyRondale Watson, Greenbrier EastTrevon Wesco, MusselmanSecond Team:Jerome Jones, WashingtonCarrington Morris, CapitalDonte Nabors, Woodrow Wilson (Captain)Arick Nicks, HuntingtonRyan Reinbeau, Wheeling ParkObi Romeo, Green... More>>

Tazewell Rolls Graham Video included

TAZEWELL, Va. (WVVA) -- The Tazewell Bulldogs might be the hottest baseball team in the two Virginias. They blew out the Graham G-Men 11-1 at Lou Peery Field, Wednesday.Both teams started slow but the Bulldogs blew the game open in the bottom of the third inning, scoring eight runs. Casey Lee plated three runs with a bases loaded triple. More>>

Virginia Tech Freshman Thompson Transferring To Ohio State

BLACKSBURG, W.Va. (WVVA) -- New head coach Buzz Williams needs another quality big man. Virginia Tech freshman Trevor Thompson announced his intention to transfer away from the Hokies. Thompson is heading to Columbus, Ohio to play for Thad Matta and The Ohio State Buckeyes.The seven-foot Thompson averaged five points a game this past season but was expected to be a force in the future. He scored 15 points against Jabari Parker and Duke - a sure sign of his promise.Thompson has to sit out the ... More>>

Bluefield Trio Takes Floor Together For Final Time Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The legacy of excellence left behind by Bluefield's senior class of basketball players is one that won't be easily replicated: three straight state championship appearances, two straight state titles. They've been fun to watch and this past weekend, three members of that class took the floor together for probably the last time.Michael Yost, Lykel Collier and Anthony Eades were all part of the class "AA" team at the Scott Brown Classic. Their head coach - Bluefield's B... More>>

Tazewell's Billy Wagner Proud To Give Back Video included

TAZEWELL, Va. (WVVA) -- Every time Billy Wagner took the the mound in the majors, you knew what you were getting: when he toed the rubber, he was bringing the heat. Now, anytime Wagner's on the mound, he isn't throwing gas but dropping knowledge. Wagner is the head coach of Miller Academy and, once again, his team made the trip to Tazewell to take on his alma mater."My heart is in Tazewell and always will be," said Wagner. " I have a new team that is learning the game and that's why we come o... More>>

MJ Baker Steps Down At Bluefield College

BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVVA) -- Bluefield College needs a new women's basketball coach. M.J. Baker stepped down as head coach this week after three seasons in charge of the Rams. Baker won 52 games over those three seasons, including a 10-win swing her first year.The Rams finished 14-16 this past season with a 7-11 record in the Mid-South Conference.BC's athletic department is already searching for her replacement. More>>

Local Players Star In Scott Brown Memorial Classic Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Southern West Virginia's basketball talent was on full display Saturday night at the Raleigh County Convention Center thanks to the annual Scott Brown Memorial Classic All-Star Game.Players across all three classes and some division one signees played two enthralling basketball games. Class "A" defeated class "AA" 109-100 in game one. Game two featured a mix of the D-1 guys and "AAA" All-Stars. More>>

Bland Advances In Yo-Na Tournament Video included

BASTIAN, Va. (WVVA) -- Behind some big at-bats, Bland County advanced in the Yo-Na Baseball Tournament by defeating Craig County Friday night.Tyler Faulkner had a huge night at the plate which included a base-clearing double. Tyler White and Caleb Lambert also added RBIs. More>>

Beckley Baseball Loses Late To South Charleston Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- WIth thunder and lightning rolling in, the Beckley baseball team was only two outs away from defeating South Charleston and getting the chance to dry their jerseys. Then the Black Eagles struck some lightning of their own inside the batters box.After trailing most of the game, South Charleston tied and took the lead for good in the final inning.Beckley is back at it Monday when they host Fayetteville. More>>

Players Prepare For Scott Brown Memorial Classic Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The best high school basketball players from southern West Virginia get one more opportunity to go out and show everyone what they can do, in front of home crowds.The annual Scott Brown Memorial Classic tips off tomorrow evening at the Raleigh County Convention Center. There will be two games with a 3-point dunk contest splitting both contests. The first game pits the class "AA" All-Stars against the class "A" All-Stars. Game two features many class "AAA" players, te... More>>

Virginia Tech Shows New QBs In Public Spring Scrimmage Video included

BLACKSBURG, Va. (WVVA) -- College football teams across the nation are a few weeks into their spring practice season and over the weekend, the Virginia Tech Hokies showed off the progress they've made so far.The Hokies held a public scrimmage Saturday, at Lane Stadium. All eyes were on the quarterback battle and Logan Thomas' eventual replacement. Three QBs are realistically competing for the job: senior Mark Leal and red shirt sophomore Brenden Motley took the most first team snaps. Freshman... More>>

Scott Brown Classic Rosters Released Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Saturday, April 12, some of the best high school basketball players in southern West Virginia will hit the court at the Raleigh County Convention Center for the Scott Brown Classic.Here are the rosters across all three classes:"AA"Anthony Eades - BluefieldLykel Collier - BluefieldMichael Yost - BluefieldAustin Canada - Wyoming EastChristian Hedinger - Wyoming EastTaron Ayers - Wyoming EastZach Meadows - PikeviewCorey Bowles - Westside"A"Javonne Staunton-Bailey - Gre... More>>

Florida Atlantic Explodes For 17 Runs In Win Over Marshall Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- After two days of keeping the bats of Florida Atlantic quiet, Marshall's pitching staff couldn't contain the Owls anymore. FAU exploded for 17 runs Sunday, in their 17-3 win over the Thundering Herd.Marshall couldn't get anything going inside the batters box either, mustering only seven hits.The Herd are back to .500 with the loss, sitting at 7-7 in Conference USA. They're 11-18 overall. More>>

Marshall Wins Second Game In A Row Video included

BECKLEY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The Marshall Thundering Herd enjoy playing at Beckley's Linda K. Epling stadium. On Friday, the Herd recorded their first shutout win of the season. Saturday, they came from behind to beat Florida Atlantic University, 7-3.Marshall was held scoreless until the seventh inning, when Robert Fajardo doubled to deep left field. The bats came alive after that: Marshall scored five runs in the eighth inning.Marshall wraps up their weekend series with FAU, Sunday afternoon. More>>

Concord's Joey Miller Named MEC Player Of The Week Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The Mountain East Conference recognized Concord Baseball's Joey Miller as the conference player of the week. Miller may have the hottest bat in the MEC right now. He hit .412 last week, including an out of this world 941 slugging percentage. He hit a few big flys as well, including three homers which brings his season total to eight.Concord went 4-2 last week, winning four straight over Glenville State. More>>

West Virginia Baseball Poll Released

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The 2014 West Virginia baseball season is a few weeks old and now we have our first in-season poll. Courtesy of the Charleston Daily Mail's Sportswriters' Poll, here are the top ten teams in all three classes."AAA"1. Cabell Midland2. Hurricane3. Woodrow Wilson3. George Washington5. Hedgesville6. Wheeling Park7. Hampshire8. Nitro9. Huntington10. Parkersburg South"AA"1. Herbert Hoover2. Independence3. Fairmont Senior4. Bridgeport5. Wyoming East6. Liberty7. Chapmanvill... More>>

Girls "A" All-State Teams Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Here is the list of All-State Teams for class "A" in West Virginia.First Team:Mychal Johnson, Huntington St. JoeGriffin Dempsey, Huntington St. JoeKendra Walker, St. MarysRachel Lee, Huntington St. JoeChelsey Parkins, BuffaloJulie Bishop, Gilmer CountyVida Imani, Charleston CatholicTristin Day, Pocahontas CountySecond Team:Ashley Hall, St. Marys (Captain)Mychelle Johnson, Huntington St. JoeStephanie Betler, Tucker CountyJackie Halapy, TrinityRegan Blaha, Wheeling Ce... More>>

Girls "AA" All-State Teams Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Here is the list of teams for girls class "AA."First Team:Hope Lester, Westside (Captain)McKinzee Barker, Clay CountyKaden Whaley, Fairmont SeniorBrittany Gould, SissonvilleBrandy Morrison, Summers CountyLexi Carr, KeyserSavannah Winnett, TolsiaEmily Knight, LincolnSecond Team:Alyssa Shingle, WeirSarah Haynes, Berkeley SpringsMegan Haller, North MarionEmily Stoller, Fairmont Senior (Captain)Madison Jones, SissonvilleHailey Miller, RavenswoodHannah King, Herbert Hoov... More>>

Girls "AAA" All-State Teams Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.VA. (WVVA) -- Here is the list f the girls All-State teams from class "AAA."First Team:Taryn McCutcheon, Parkersburg South (Captain)Mariah Callen, UniversityShayna Gore, LoganMaddie Morris, Spring ValleySarah Kelly, Spring ValleyAbby Watson, HurricaneOlivia Seggie, MorgantownKeya Barlett, Parkersburg SouthSecond Team:Chaunte McDowell, Greenbrier EastAngela Staffileno, Brooke (Captain)Sydney Nunley, Greenbrier EastDazha Congleton, HuntingtonTori Derrow, John MarshallCarly Elliott,... More>>

Boys "A" All-State Team Video included

BLUEFIELD,W.Va. (WVVA) -- The WVSSAC released its All-State Team in boys class "A."First Team:Cal Cistaro, Notre DameNick George, Charleston Catholic (Captain)Garret McCarty, Charleston CatholicDavid Park, Wheeling CentralPreston Boswell, MagnoliaElisha Kidd, Greater Beckley ChristianChase Harler, Wheeling CentralZac Warden, Valley FayetteSecond Team:Javonne Staunton-Bailey, Greater Beckley ChristianZach Chisler, Clay-BattelleAustin Cunningham, Gilmer CountyKeith Clemons, Huntington St. JoeCh... More>>

Bluefield High celebrates championship win Video included

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) - Bluefield High School's student body gathered community leaders Thursday to celebrate the schools second-straight AA boys basketball championship... More>>

West Virginia guard Eron Harris to transfer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia coach Bob Huggins says guard Eron Harris plans to transfer. Harris was the Mountaineers' second-leading scorer at 17.2 points per game this season, behind Juwan More>>

Westside Impresses At State Tournament Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The Westside Renegades impressed at the WV State Basketball tournament this year, showcasing an explosive offense capable of playing with any team in the state, regardless of More>>

Looking Back At Bluefield's "AA" State Championship Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- They've been here before but that doesn't make it any less special. The Bluefield Beavers are the West Virginia "AA" champions in boys basketball, two seasons running.  The More>>

Bluefield Repeats as AA Champs

Anthony Eades scored 14 of his 29 points in the first quarter and Bluefield used a hot start to beat Robert C. Byrd 64-39 Saturday for its second straight Class AA championship. More>>

AA All-State Team

The West Virginia boys basketball all-tournament teams announced Saturday More>>

RCB Edges Westside in OT

Cameron Carvelli scored seven of his 13 points in overtime to lead Robert C. Byrd to a 78-73 comeback win over Westside in the Class AA semifinals Friday. More>>

Westside falls to No. 1 Robert C. Byrd

CHARLESTON (WVVA) - The Westside Renegades took No. 1-ranked Robert C. Byrd to the limit Friday, but ultimately fell short in overtime. The No. 4 Renegades led by 8 at the half, but relinquished the lead More>>

Beavers advance to AA title game Video included

CHARLESTON (WVVA) - The Bluefield Beavers defeated Poca 70-54 Friday to move on to the West Virginia Boys AA Championship game. Anthony Eades led the Beavers with 34 points in the win over the Dots. Lykel More>>

Concord's Carnett Wins 800m National Championship Video included

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (WVVA) -- Concord University is celebrating another national championship, thanks one of its all-time great athletes. CU runner Shawnee Carnett won her second career indoor national title, More>>

Princeton, Bluefield Open Baseball Seasons With Wins Video included

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) -- It may not feel like it outside but baseball season is officially here. Both the Bluefield Beavers and Princeton Tigers opened their seasons with victories. Bluefield defeated More>>

Greater Beckley Falls Short In Tourney Opener Video included

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- The kick started too early. After erasing a 22-point lead, Greater Beckley Christian was poised to defeat Clay-Battelle in the most incredible of circumstances, thanks to that More>>

Greater Beckley Prepares For State Tournament Opener Video included

PROSPERITY, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Greater Beckley Christian is glad to be back at the state tournament but far from satisfied by their arrival. They want to win the whole thing.  The Crusaders take on Clay-Battelle More>>

Westside Advances To "AA" Semi-Finals Video included

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Westside's Will Fox may only be about 5'10" but he isn't afraid to mix it up in the paint, or beyond the arc, or on defense, or really anywhere on a basketball court.  Fox More>>

Bluefield defeats Chapmanville, 63-34

CHARLESTON (WVVA) - The Bluefield Beavers advanced in the state AA boys basketball tournament Wednesday, rolling by Chapmanville 63-34. Anthony Eades led the Beavers with 19 points, Lykel Collier finished More>>

Giles Upends Graham, 2-1

Giles 2-- Graham 1 More>>

GBC Playing "Team Ball"

The Crusaders will play Clay-Battelle on Thursday night. More>>

Hoyas Top WVU in NIT

D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera had a season-high 32 points and 10 rebounds, and Georgetown topped West Virginia 77-65 Tuesday night. More>>

Johnson Out at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech has fired men's basketball coach James Johnson. More>>

Lady Blues Win ECAC Championship Video included

FAIRFIELD, CT (WVVA) -- Bluefield State may be one of the newest members of the Eastern College Athletic Conference but they're already making noise in their new conference home, thanks to the women's More>>

Looking Back At Westside's "AA" State Championship Video included

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WVVA) -- If you were paying attention Saturday, you probably picked up on the theme Westside was using for its state tournament run: unfinished business. Head coach Jamie Lusk, junior More>>

W.Va. girls all-tournament teams

By The Associated Press The West Virginia girls basketball all-tournament teams announced Saturday: CLASS AAA Chaunte McDowell, Greenbrier East Sydney Nunley, Greenbrier East Brie Giuliani, Morgantown Sydney More>>

Westside wins AA girls state championship

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Hope Lester had 18 points and 19 rebounds to lead Westside to a 43-33 victory over Sissonville in the girls Class AA championship game Saturday. Westside (21-3) earned its second More>>

Greenbrier East Upset by Morgantown

Greenbrier East 33-- Morgantown 37 More>>

BC Basketball's Season Ends

Union 91-- Bluefield College 76 More>>

Bluefield College Baseball Beats Lindsey Wilson

Lindsey Wilson 6-- Bluefield College 14 More>>

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    Concord Sweeps GSC At Home

    ATHENS, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Concord baseball is back on track, thanks to a sweep of Mountain East Conference opponent, Glenville State. The Mountain Lions won game one 5-4 and game two 12-2.CU had lost six of their last ten, including two in a row. They were swept by West Virginia State on Thursday.Concord and GSC will play a doubleheader Sunday afternoon.More >>
    ATHENS, W.Va. (WVVA) -- Concord baseball is back on track, thanks to a sweep of Mountain East Conference opponent, Glenville State. The Mountain Lions won game one 5-4 and game two 12-2.CU had lost six of their last ten, including two in a row. They were swept by West Virginia State on Thursday.Concord and GSC will play a doubleheader Sunday afternoon.More >>

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