| Dec 7, 2009
During a season in which they have won cliffhanger after cliffhanger, Bruton High pulled off another last-second victory to reach the state-championship game for the first time in school history. This one came down to a last-minute duel between the place-...
| Nov 5, 2009
Standing on a swaying length of flat nylon slung like a tightrope, my knees shake as I try desperately not to fall. But every time I take a tentative step, I lose my balance. Fortunately for me, this isn't a circus act performed several stories up; I'm...
| Nov 12, 2009
Parents should probably be more concerned about not allowing their diabetic teens to play sports than allowing them to play. Physical activity is not only an essential component of controlling diabetes-it also improves your child's current and long-term...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 8:08 AM
Kick the Kids Out Spend a night in your own home without the kids. Enjoy each other's company without having to go out big on the town. Make it a romantic night in without interruptions.
Surprise Your Significant Other Tell your significant other to pack...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2005
As fielding posson approaches the Feather, a notoriously hard bouldering route at Hueco Tanks State Park in Texas, he visualizes the sequence of moves, imagining each foothold, hand pocket and ridiculous undercling.
Then he mounts, climbing quickly and...
| Nov 11, 2003
If you are crazy for granite and perilous heights and foolish enough to believe that life rewards passion, your obsession probably began here. It's known, officially, as Camp 4 of Yosemite National Park. But among climbers and mountaineers, it's called...