Between the blazing speeds of white sands and the numbing poverty surrounding white lightning NASCAR was born.

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Bickering over Major League Baseball’s proposal to cut 42 farm teams escalated Wednesday with the exchange of acrimonious letters by the commissioner’s office and the governing body of the minor leagues.

WVU's Bob Huggins was recently  talking to his former assistant Billy Hahn, trying to find a way to go to Texas Tech and complete a season sweep of their series. But winning over the same team twice does not come easily in the Big 12.

Congress has delivered its first pitch in an effort to  keep alive 42 minor league baseball teams that are threatened  with extinction under a current proposal by Major League Baseball.

When West Virginia University announced around noon on Thursday that it was retiring Rod Thorn’s basketball No. 44, it was meant to honor one of the greatest players of all time at the state university. But it went much further than that.

Princeton Rays General Manager Danny Shingleton spoke to the Rotary Club of Princeton Friday at the Chuck Mathena Center about what is going with Major League Baseball's plans to eliminate 42 minor league baseball teams — including all but one team in the Appalachian League. 

For a quarter century, children have played on the hill next to the right field fence while neighbors chat in the stands and watch future major league stars. But Major League Baseball has proposed a contraction plan that could end those summer nights at Dodd and other parks across the natio

Bluefield Blue Jays General Manager Rocky Malimasura says he’s as uncertain as anyone with regard to the future of the Appalachian League, which is under threat of being eliminated under current negotiations between Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball.

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Thomas Davis, 68, of Rock, died March 26, 2020. Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. To view the complete obituary visit