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For Redman, it came and it went in the blink of an eye
Taige Redman, the former Keyser and West Virginia University linebacker, sat without a cocktail in the cocktail lounge of the Ali Ghan Shrine Club along with Sean Biser, his football coach at Keyser, also sans cocktail, looking back on all he’s been through since his last visit to the Dapper Dan Sports Awards Banquet.
There I was, sitting in my car in the parking lot of the Virginia Avenue Sheetz yesterday ... wiping away some tears.
This picture just isn’t hanging straight
We have a cement block falling out of a classroom ceiling in one of our structurally sound middle schools, thankfully avoiding any students and teachers, yet we’re up in arms because some kids didn’t get to go to a Ravens game.
Yeah, that would be us.
It may make you sick, but it’s likely the thing to do
Sixty years from now this will be forgotten just the way Maryland, Clemson, Duke, North Carolina, N.C. State, South Carolina and Wake Forest leaving the Southern Conference to start the Atlantic Coast Conference in 1953 is forgotten today.
Keyser hosts Scott today
By sending its visitors packing before they had barely unpacked, the Keyser Golden Tornado raced through Mingo Central and to today’s West Virginia Class AA state quarterfinals the way a hungry dog races to raw meat.
FH, Frankfort seek semifinal spots
Fort Hill and Frankfort play for state football semifinal berths tonight, while Keyser plays for the same tomorrow afternoon as the second round of the Maryland and West Virginia football playoffs take place this weekend.
From start to finish, this one was special
Talk about a tune-up for the playoffs — against, no less, the team you’re going to be facing in the playoffs six days from now?
This is why we choose to live here
Matt Redinger lives in the town of Oakland, in his words, “about a 45-second commute” to Southern Garrett High School, where he serves as the athletic director of his alma mater.
Keyser tries to lock up top seed at Mtn. Ridge
By early Saturday evening it will all be wrapped in a bow as the final regular-season weekend of the high school football season kicks off tonight and comes to a close tomorrow, with the state playoff fates of seven area teams still in the balance.
For once, it will be the calm after the storm
This week has been called a lot of things by a lot of people for a lot of years, but since this is a family newspaper, we’ll just call it Homecoming Week. Which means, for the 86th time, Allegany and Fort Hill will play a football game, provided, of course, anything is left standing in the wake of the biggest storm to ever hit the East Coast.
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