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North Central WV students to compete in statewide Poetry Out Loud competition

Fifty-one West Virginia high school students, including ten from the north central region, will compete in the statewide finals of the Poetry Out Loud competition.

Eugene Whipkey | Obituaries  WV News

Eugene Whipkey, 71, of Fairview passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at his residence surrounded by loved ones. He was born November 20, 1947 in ...

Morgantown High School tops list of best public high schools in West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Several area schools cracked the top ten on a list of best public high schools in West Virginia, with Morgantown High School at the top.

WV MetroNews 15-year-old from Monongalia County missing since Thursday night  West Virginia MetroNews

His mother, Kelly, said she last saw him as he was leaving her house at Independence Hill about 9 p.m. Thursday.

Morgantown High School Students win Samsung National STEM contest

Morgantown High School was named the West Virginia state winner in Samsung's National STEM contest.

WV MetroNews Victim identified in 50-foot fall near Morgantown High School  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The man who died after falling around 50 feet in the air near Morgantown High School Tuesday morning has been identified.

Thomas Zinn  The Dominion Post

Thomas Edward Zinn, age 84, of Morgantown, passed away peacefully in the presence of his loving family, Saturday afternoon, January 19, 2019, at his home ...

WV MetroNews Man jumps to death near Morgantown High; police say it's not related to school  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Police are attempting to reassure residents that a psychiatric emergency that resulted in the death of one person near Morgantown ...

Morgantown High School cancels homecoming parade  The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN — The Morgantown High School Homecoming Parade scheduled for 6 p.m. Sept. 26 has been canceled due to inclement weather. The street ...

North Central West Virginia teachers, administrators react to education reform bill  WV News

Despite a proposed education reform bill in the state Legislature offering teachers and public employees a 5 percent raise and insurance funding, North Central ...

Desire to Make a Difference: Morgantown High School senior uses passion for leadership, STEM skills to change the world  WV News

With a passion for robotics and a desire to serve his country and others, Lian Dunlevy of Westover emerged as an EQT Student of Excellence Scholarship ...

Elizabeth Feathers | Obituaries  WV News

Elizabeth Feathers, 91, of Westover passed away Sunday, January 27, 2019, at Sundale Nursing Home with family at her bedside.

Morgantown High School Key Club holds bridge dedication ceremony  WBOY-TV

The Morgantown High School Key Club dedicated a bridge to all veterans that attended the school and served in the armed forces.

Jacqueline Lankford  The Dominion Post

Jacqueline Grace Lankford, 88, of Morgantown, passed away Jan. 27, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her loving daughter and son-in-law. She was born Nov.

MHS hopes to showcase strong tradition in alumni football game  WV News

MORGANTOWN — When it comes to strong football tradition in the Mountain State, there are few schools that can match up with the pedigree and ...

Diana Holroyd  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Diana Holroyd, 81, recently of Manassas, Virginia, died of pneumonia on January 8, 2019. She was at peace, surrounded by her loving children.

Tshiebwe lives up to the billing in 57-40 win over Morgantown  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Basketball fans from all over the Mountain State packed Morgantown High School's gymnasium to witness Saturday night's bout between the ...

Harold C. Tennant, Jr. | Obituaries  WV News

Harold C. "Sonny" Tennant, Jr., , age 72, of Beulah Rd., Morgantown, passed away Wednesday afternoon, January 16, 2019 at his residence.

Running back depth emerges, QB battle still even after Mohigans' first scrimmage  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Entering fall camp, Morgantown High School head coach Matt Lacy pointed to his running back group as a large unknown.

Mon Health EMS and Monongalia County Schools in Morgantown, WV hold 'Stop the Bleed' program  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Officials with Monongalia County Schools say they are better prepared for worst case scenarios with the help of a new program run in ...

Several local high schools rank among best in West Virginia  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Four North Central West Virginia high schools placed among the top 10 in West Virginia on high school rating website's annual ...

Mohigans have clear goal in mind entering 2018 | Sports  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Early on in August practice, newly minted Morgantown High School girls' soccer coach Stirlin Rivers tasked his team with setting a goal for ...

Gee visits Morgantown High School  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Academically curious Mohigans got a chance to find out what West Virginia University can do for them as President E. Gordon Gee ...

Mohigans fall short against sound Fort Hill team  WV News

It may sound like a cliche or general coach-speak, but the old adage that 'football is a game of inches' has been proven to be true many, many times.

WV MetroNews 2018 SSAC Kickoff: Morgantown vs. Parkersburg airing live on AT&T SportsNet  West Virginia MetroNews

MetroNews to have a full-HD video broadcast of Morgantown vs. Parkersburg on Thursday, August 23, along with a live airing on AT&T SportsNet.

WV MetroNews MHS lineman commits to Pitt  West Virginia MetroNews

The Mohigans Nick Malone joins a Panthers class that Rivals ranks in the top 30.

Long-time Morgantown High teacher, tennis coach retires  The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN — The back-and-forth was like a tennis match. “Who's that guy?” the student asked, knowing full well the answer. “Who do you think it is?

Greater Morgantown weekend events still on despite Florence threat  WV News

MORGANTOWN — The slower-than-expected arrival of Hurricane Florence is giving a handful of area event planners a collective sigh of relief.

Students walk out of Morgantown High to show solidarity  wajr

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown High School students made it clear they support their teachers by staging a walkout Wednesday afternoon. “Teachers ...

Morgantown hopes to return to state supremacy with size, defense  WV News

After winning back-to-back-to-back state titles in 2014, 2015 and 2016, Morgantown High School's girls' basketball program has failed to make it to the state ...

Morgantown Ranked in Top 10 Best Places to Raise a Family  WOWK

Morgantown has been named one of the 10 best places to raise a family.

Morgantown High School host annual Mohigan Idol talent show  WBOY-TV

On Saturday, Morgantown High School hosted its annual Mohigan Idol at the Metropolitan Theatre to raise money for West Virginia University Medicine ...

Students walk-out in short demonstration over public school gun violence  wajr

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Wednesday morning was cold and blustery, and Nicholas Chaffins shivered just a bit as he stood near the 50-yard line on Pony Lewis ...

QB battle highlights busy fall camp for Mohigans  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Morgantown High School enters the 2018 season in search of a signal-caller.

Teens and Guns: Will School Shootings Impact First Timer Voters' Choices at the Polls?  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Nicholas Chaffins saw a need for change. On March 14, Chaffins, then a junior at Morgantown High School in Morgantown, West Virginia, joined his peers to.

New Monongalia County Schools Superintendent Eddie Campbell Jr. has big plans for one of the state's biggest school systems  WV News

MORGANTOWN — While moving from one of West Virginia's smallest school systems to one of its largest is no minor task, it's a job Eddie Campbell Jr. believes ...

WV MetroNews American Homes Holiday Classic Photo Gallery  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Photos from Day 1 of the American Homes Holiday Classic basketball tournament at Morgantown High School. (Photos by William ...

How One Morgantown Student Brought the #NeverAgain Movement to W.Va.  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

After a deadly mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida this past winter, students are speaking up and taking action hoping to make change across the.

Election 2018: Results from the Major Races  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Loading... Final update Voters Approve 2 Constitutional Amendments West Virginia voters have approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would ...

Mohigans, Hawks prepared for sectional showdown | Sports  WV News

MORGANTOWN — After both teams got off to slow starts in the 2018-2019 season, Morgantown and University's girls' basketball teams have bounced back and ...

High school student leads Morgantown March for Our Lives  The Daily Athenaeum - thedaonline

A high school freshman led a group of more than 300 people in a march through Morgantown for stricter gun control. Leonardtown High School student Tehya ...

WV MetroNews University QB Logan Holgorsen commits to Bowling Green  West Virginia MetroNews

Holgorsen had originally committed to North Texas last year, but connections to Bowling Green ultimately drew him to the Falcons.

Local high schools rank as top schools in the state  WBOY-TV

Three schools in north central West Virginia have been ranked as the top schools in West Virginia.

Cotter to perform final concert as director of high school ensembles  The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN — St. Francis de Sales Church, at 1 Guthrie Lane, will be the setting for “Gloria” by John Rutter, performed by high-school singers and ...

WV MetroNews Full Broadcasts: Day 1 of the American Homes Holiday Classic  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Check out the complete HD broadcasts from Day 1 of the American Homes Holiday Classic at Morgantown High School.

WV MetroNews Trinity basketball program on the rise after semifinal season  West Virginia MetroNews

Trinity looks to take the next step with a core of talented players returning off of a state tournament semifinal team in 2018.

No credible threat after Morgantown High School evacuated; student confessed  wajr

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — There is no credible threat at Morgantown High School following an evacuation Wednesday morning. Police were investigating a ...

Former MHS volunteer drama coach sentenced for sexual assault  The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN — A former Morgantown High School volunteer speech and drama coach will spend time in prison. Daren Bieniek, 48, was sentenced by ...

Sissonville, Morgantown students named Presidential Scholars  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Two West Virginia high school seniors have been named 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars.

Monongalia teachers stage walk-in Friday morning  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Teachers at several schools throughout Monongalia County staged walk-in demonstrations prior to the start of classes Friday morning.

Jesse Corbett Moore | Obituaries  WV News

Jesse Corbett Moore (Corby), age 85, of Westover, WV passed on November 30, 2018 at 10:58 am at Sundale Nursing Home. Jesse was the son of Earley L.

Donna Furman Sanders | Obituaries  WV News

Donna F. Sanders, 70, of Morgantown, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019 surrounded by her husband and two children after complications with Pulmonary ...

Norma "Granny" Blosser | Obituaries  WV News

Norma "Granny" Blosser, 87, of Morgantown, died Saturday, December 15th at her home. She was born February 3, 1931, in Dellslow, WV, a daughter of the late ...

Robert (Bob) Edward Haden | Obituaries  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Robert “Bob” Edward Haden, 80, of Morgantown, WV, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018, at his home.

Foreigner donates $500 to local high school choir  WBOY-TV

The West Virginia University Performing Arts Center held a concert Wednesday for two special performances.

Morgantown High School Teacher Admits to Sexual Relationship With Student  WBOY-TV

A Morgantown High School teacher was arrested after he admitted to having a sexual relationship with a student.

Hawks' aerial assault will be lethal in 2018 | Sports  WV News

MORGANTOWN — After quarterback Logan Holgorsen announced his intentions to transfer to University High School, coach John Kelley breathed a deep sigh ...

WV MetroNews 2-time state champion football coach named Morgantown AD  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Former Morgantown High School football coach John Bowers is returning to the Mohigans' athletics program as the school's new ...

Sandra Kay Piacitelli | Obituaries  WV News

Sandy Kay Piacitelli, 65, of Morgantown, passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Albert Hudson Glenn IV | Obituaries  WV News

Your cousin, Albert Hudson Glenn, IV, age 66, of South Park, Morgantown, passed away on December 29, 2018, at Mon General Hospital, after a brief illness.

WVU fans get a taste of Tshiebwe | WVU SPORTS |  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Seated a few feet from the end of the court at Morgantown High on Saturday night was the entire Mountaineer men's basketball coaching ...

Rose Marie Weimer | Obituaries  WV News

Rose Marie (Cavallaro) Weimer, 85, of Morgantown, peacefully passed away on October 25, 2018, at Monongalia General Hospital. She was born on May 20, ...

Bands gather for spectacular at Milan Puskar Stadium  The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN — The sounds of drum cadences filled the air Saturday morning as bands from all over the state prepared for the 53rd annual Morgantown ...

University High School hosts 5th Annual Showcase of Bands  The Dominion Post

Bands from near and far took to the field at University High School for their fifth annual Showcase of Bands on Monday night. An extensive evening of music and ...

Perspective on Pitt OL Commit Nick Malone  Pittsburgh Sports Now

Pat Narduzzi and staff were hoping to add at least four offensive linemen to the Panthers 2019 recruiting class. Manorville (NY) Eastport South Manor CSD ...

Morgantown stays in-house, hires Lacy as new football coach - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Following a search that drew attention from around the country, Morgantown High School has a new football coach, and he was ...

Possible school shooting threat post creates confusion  WDTV

On Sunday, the Morgantown Police Department was made aware of a social media post regarding the threat of a possible shooting to take place at Morgantown ...

Campers at the WVU 4-H Business Camp pitched their business ideas and recieved a Skype call from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.  WV News

MORGANTOWN — High school students at WVU's Business 4-H camp showed off the product of a wee… +4. Lessons on marketing, economics and more on ...

Caroline (Baker) Watts  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Caroline Baker Watts, 91, of Morgantown, West Virginia, died on December 7, 2018, in Dallas, Texas. Born Caroline Isabell Baker, on February 24, 1927, she ...

Monongalia County, WV, Judge Clawges stepping down effective Jan. 31  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Monongalia County Circuit Judge Russell M. Clawges, Jr. has announced his retirement, effective Jan. 31.

WV MetroNews MoHawk Bowl has bigger purpose for some in Morgantown community  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — One of the most well-known high school rivalries in West Virginia is also now part of a yearly tradition of giving back to those who you ...

Pantry Plus More Store first in state to aid children in need anonymously  WV News

MORGANTOWN — What began as a high school mentoring project years ago has since grown into a unique, full scale charitable organization that was also the ...

Parkersburg, South open swim season | News, Sports, Jobs  Parkersburg News

MORGANTOWN — The Parkersburg High swim teams opened the 2018-19 season with a solid showing Saturday at Morgantown High School's Mohawk ...

Rev. Vaughn Jefferson Michael Jr. | Obituaries  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Rev. Vaughn Jefferson Michael Jr., M.Div., PHD, 84, of Morgantown, WV passed away on September 19, 2018, at Ruby Memorial Hospital, ...

MHS French teacher invited to Congress Session by Congressman McKinley  WBOY-TV

A French teacher from Morgantown High School will be traveling with Congressman McKinley to Washington D.C. on Wednesday.

Morgantown's John Bowers stepping down as head coach - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

John Bowers is leaving is role as Mohigans head coach to become the assistant principal at South Middle School.

Brian Purkey  The Dominion Post

Brian Thomas Purkey, 53, of Morgantown, passed away July 30, 2018, at JW Ruby Memorial Hospital, after a long battle with complications due to paraplegia.

Results listed for Region 10 Band Festival | News  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Following are the Region 10 Band Festival rating reports for Wednesday and Thursday.

Monongalia County teachers demand permanent PEIA fix to end strike  WV News

MORGANTOWN — Some Monongalia County teachers say permanent funding for the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency to stem rising costs ...

Governor Jim Justice holds town hall meeting in Morgantown  WBOY-TV

After a three day strike for teachers across the state, Governor Jim Justice met for a town hall at University High School.

Morgantown's Sydney Holloway Returns Home with Bryant  WDTV

Morgantown High School product Syndney Holloway returned home today. The Bryant Unversity junior scored 16 points as the Bulldogs fell to the West Virginia ...

Benjamin Durham  The Dominion Post

Benjamin Alexander Durham, 49, of Portland, Ore., passed away peacefully on November 26, 2018, at the family home, in Morgantown, after a vigorous but ...

Class Notes: Sept. 16, 2018  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit ...

Debra Lattanzi | Obituaries  WV News

Debra L. Lattanzi, 60, of Morgantown, passed away at her family home June 1, 2018. The oldest of three daughters, Debbie was born March 22, 1958. Debbie ...

WV MetroNews As linebackers befall injury, Shea Campbell's fill-in role will expand  West Virginia MetroNews

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – West Virginia linebacker Charlie Benton made the initial hit on Tennessee running back Tim Jordan early in the second quarter, but it was ...

Drvar running for BoE on anti-bullying platform  wajr

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Former Monongalia County Sheriff's reserve deputy and current Westwood Middle School aide Gary Drvar has his eye on a vacant ...

Morgantown High QB Logan Holgorsen to transfer  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Rising junior quarterback Logan Holgorsen announced Friday on Twitter that he will transfer from Morgantown High.

Caroline Isabell Watts | Obituaries  WV News

Caroline Baker Watts, 91, of Morgantown, West Virginia, died on December 7, 2018, in Dallas, Texas. Born Caroline Isabell Baker, on February 24, 1927, she ...

EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship 2018 recipients announced  WV News

CLARKSBURG — EQT Foundation, the philanthropic arm of EQT Corporation, is proud to announce the 2018 EQT Students of Excellence Scholarship ...

John Shay | Obituaries  WV News

John Raymond Shay, age 80, of Morgantown, passed away Wednesday evening, November 21, 2018 at his residence with his family at his side.

Morgantown's Devon Neal to continue baseball career at Potomac State

Morgantown High School's Devon Neal has announced he will continue his baseball career at Potomac State starting next fall.

Logan Holgorsen returning to Morgantown, immediately eligible to play  wajr

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Morgantown Mohigans are getting a major offensive weapon back for the remainder of the 2017 season. WAJR-AM has confirmed ...

Rev. Vaughn Michael  The Dominion Post

Rev. Vaughn Jefferson Michael, Jr., M.Div., PHD, 84, of Morgantown, passed away on September 19, 2018, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital lovingly surrounded ...

Donna Sanders  The Dominion Post

Donna F. Sanders, 70, of Morgantown, passed away Friday, January 11, 2019, surrounded by her husband and two children, after complications with Pulmonary ...

Morgantown High School Band Will Represent W.Va. at Pearl Harbor Commemoration  West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Dec. 7, 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which thrust America into World War II. Morgantown High School's marching band.

High School Football Capsules for Sept. 28  Martinsburg Journal

Martinsbdurg at Washington Site: Terry L. Marcus Stadium Time: 7 p.m. Records: Martinsburg 5-0; Washington 0-5 Coaches: David Walker, Martinsburg; Glen ...

Frank Giardina: West Virginia is veritable cradle of college football coaches  Charleston Gazette-Mail

College football season is an exciting time in West Virginia. We are a small state in terms of population and in terms of major-college prospects, but we still have ...

Rose Marie (Cavallaro) Weimer  The Dominion Post

Rose Marie (Cavallaro) Weimer, 85, of Morgantown, peacefully passed away Oct. 25, 2018, at Mon Health Medical Center. She was born May 20, 1933, ...

David Maxey  Charleston Gazette-Mail

David Michael Maxey, 60, of Lewisburg, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at home following a sudden illness.

Mr. Jeffrey Lee Coleman | Obituaries  WV News

BELINGTON — Mr. Jeffrey Lee Coleman, age 54, a resident of Union Road in Philippi, went home to be with the Lord, Friday morning November 16, 2018, with ...

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