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Perseverance, purpose underscore WVU Commencement Weekend

WVUToday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Acclaimed for their perseverance and encouraged to live a life filled with purpose, nearly 4,500 West Virginia University graduates walked across the stage during 14 commencement ceremonies this weekend (May 12-14) to receive their diplomas as family and friends cheered. “Many of you have endured the unique challenges of[Read More…]

Hurricane’s Savannah Hawkins, Argyle Downes of Charles Town take WVGA 23rd Junior Match Play titles

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va — The final day of play for the Junior Match Play Championship, conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), took place Sunday at Parkersburg Country Club. In the girls’ championship match, Hurricane’s Savannah Hawkins defeated Oceana’s defending champion Kerri-Anne Cook 6 and 5. Following[Read More…]

The story behind ‘Las Noticias en tu idioma con Sergio Rodriguez’

WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sergio Rodriguez and WV Press share the story behind ‘Las Noticias en tu idioma.’ This English language episode tells why and how this Spanish-language program is being created and shared. Viewers can share their comments about this episode See Spanish-language segments of ‘Las[Read More…]

Miles in a Minute with Betsy Miles: Charleston Dirty Birds celebrate first ‘Furry Friends Friday’ and weekend baseball at GoMart Ballpark

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Press’ Betsy Miles gives you news and updates with “Miles in a Minute.” Tonight the Charleston Dirty Birds celebrate the first ‘Furry Friends Friday’ and weekend baseball at GoMart Ballpark. Fans can bring out the family and the family pet to watch the Dirty Birds play[Read More…]

Third Qualifier for 104th WV Golf Amateur Championship tees off in Charleston

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The third qualifier for the 104th WV Amateur Championship, presented by Astorg Motor Company and Mercedes-Benz of Charleston and conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), took place Tuesday at Edgewood Country Club. Jeremy Vallet of Logan was the Medalist of Wednesday’s qualifier[Read More…]

Dirty Birds open season at GoMart Ballpark

W.Va. Gov. Jim Justice with Babydog, Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin and Landau Eugene Murphy at the game: 8-3 loss By Matt Young, WV Press Association CHARLESTON, W.Va. – While the Dirty Birds may have dropped Tuesday’s home opener to the Lancaster Barnstormers by the score of 8-3, fans at GoMart[Read More…]

Bucks I have known: Part XII

This is the latest in a multi-part series of columns about memorable deer that stand out from decades of whitetail hunting. The Suitor Buck In the late 1990’s I was bow hunting on a friend’s property near Paw Paw. I was sitting in a “chain on” portable tree stand, high[Read More…]

WV Legislative Interims: Marshall University working in the field of Cyber security

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University is positioning itself to become a national leader in the field of cyber security, and, according to General Counsel Toney Stroud, leadership is working hard to make that happen.  While speaking before members of the legislative Joint Standing Committee[Read More…]