| Feb 5, 2009
There have been, to be sure, more bizarre recruiting stories.
There was the kid from South Carolina two years ago who was so torn up by the process that he actually signed letters-of-intent with two schools. There was the kid from Nevada last year who...
| Feb 14, 2009
Da'Sean Butler scored a career-high 43 points to lead West Virginia to a 93-72 home victory over No. 13 Villanova on Friday night.
Butler scored 24 in the first half as the Mountaineers (17-8, 6-6 Big East) built a 20-point lead en route to their first...
| Aug 24, 2008
| 3:17 PM
An avalanche swept down a major summit in the Mont Blanc range before dawn today, leaving eight climbers missing and presumed dead along a trail often used to reach western Europe's highest peak.
"There's no chance of finding anyone alive," French...
| Sep 14, 2008
spt_howhampnotes_0914.ARTPower failure recharges HU's offense
Inside The game
By MELINDA WALDROP| 247-4634HAMPTON — When the lights went out,...
| Dec 16, 2007
Winter Passport Program and Wine & Crab Taste-Off
On passport day, Jan. 19, more than 40 wineries in the Santa Cruz Mountains -- including some smaller establishments normally closed to visitors -- open their doors for tours and tastes. The...
| Jan 10, 2008
| 3:32 PM
Sir Edmund Hillary, the mountain-climbing New Zealand beekeeper who became a mid-20th century hero as the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest, has died. He was 88.
Hillary, who made his historic climb to the top of the world's highest...
| Apr 15, 2010
Rainy, chilly weather or the lack of a safe, nearby play area doesn't mean the kids have to just sit around inside and play video games. Instead, create an indoor playground just for them. Start out with just boxes and sheets. Build your own indoor rock...
| Mar 21, 2010
| 3:55 PM
Turns out Da'Sean Butler's familiarity with pressure trumped whatever defense Missouri could muster against West Virginia and their star player.
Butler, who has six game-winning baskets already this season, played his best during the first 20 minutes for...
| Mar 24, 2010
| 9:49 PM
No. 2 West Virginia vs. No. 11 Washington
All the talk around this game concerns West Virginia's ability to handle the loss of starting point guard Darryl "Truck" Bryant, who broke his foot in practice Tuesday. Still, the Mountaineers have Da'Sean...
| Mar 25, 2010
| 6:45 PM
Da'Sean Butler shook off a sore right hand and helped West Virginia shake off feisty Washington to reach the East Regional finals.
Butler kept playing after hurting himself midway through the second half and scored 14 points while Kevin Jones added 18...
| Mar 26, 2010
| 4:16 PM
GOLDEN, Colo. - It's arguably one of the most extreme sports in the winter. I had no idea how much strength, patience and equipment it truly takes to tackle ice climbing in Colorado. Now I can say, "I did it!"
I took my first ice climb up the frozen...
| Sep 12, 2009
Jarrett Brown threw for a career-high 334 yards and four touchdown West Virginia paid back East Carolina with a 35-20 victory on Saturday.
Brown was at ease directing the offense in his second start since taking over for the departed Pat White. He...