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In the aftermath of the Academy Award winning documentary “Free Solo ,” climber Alex Honnold is trying to get a grip on his sudden fame, his image, and most of all what exactly he does next to top his astonishing rope-free conquest of El Capitan.

The Concord University Athletic Department has announced its 2019 Hall of Fame Class that will be formally inducted during a ceremony on the morning of October 19 at the Pais Fellowship Hall at University Point on campus.

The Bluefield Blue Jays will hold their Appalachian League home opener tonight when they face the Danville Braves at Peters Park at Bowen Field, in Bluefield. First pitch is set for 6:30 p.m.

Death had been chasing Kerry Marbury for a long time, but like everyone else who chased him on the football field, on the track, in a life that had so many twists and turns, it had a tough time catching him.

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2 p.m. at the G.E. Davis Chapel of Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale. Burial will follow in Elgood Cemetery in Elgood.

2 p.m. at the Burns Wornal Chapel of Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Princeton.

73, of Bluefield, WV died Tuesday June 25, 2019 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in Bluefield.