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Beaver nation converges on Wheeling: Bluefield falls in title game  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

After last year's chilly visit to Wheeling Island Stadium, many Bluefield High School football fans thought to dress extra-warmly for Friday night's WVSSAC Class ...

Bluefield poised for 2nd consecutive AA title  West Virginia MetroNews

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — As the Bluefield High School Beavers prepare for their rematch with the Fairmont High School Polar Bears in the WVSSAC AA State ...

$10,000 donation kicks off 2018 Community Christmas Tree campaign | News |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

A generous donation of $10000 is helping to kick-off the 101st Community Christmas Tree campaign on a positive note.

FSHS football team entrance | News  WV News

The Fairmont Senior High School football team receives a hero's welcome at a celebration assembly after winning the State Class AA Championship.

Police investigating social media threat to Bluefield High School  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

According to the Mercer County Board of Education, law enforcement officers will be present at Bluefield High School today to ensure student safety. The school ...

Dr. Richard H. 'Dick' Martin | Obituaries  WV News

SAINT CLOUD, Fla. — Dr. Richard H. “Dick” Martin, of Saint Cloud, Florida, passed away, surrounded by his family, on December 2, 2018.

Fairmont, WV, Senior High School celebrates first state football championship in over 70 years  WV News

FAIRMONT — After defeating Bluefield High School in the Class AA championship game last weekend, the Fairmont Senior High School football team was ...

G-Men 'Juiced' by Beavers: Bluefield, Edwards roll past Graham 38-14  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The Graham High School football team ran out to meet defending West Virginia Class AA state champion Bluefield High School with optimism ...

Century long rivalry between Bluefield High School and Graham High School set for Friday August 24  WVNS-TV

The Battle of the Bluefields, century old rivalry that dates back to 1911, will kick off the 2018 high school football season on Friday, August 24th at Mitchell ...

Graham excited to play Beavers on its 'Pride Land'  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD, Va. — One of the most interesting facts about Friday night's hotly-anticipated season opener between Graham High School and Bluefield High ...

Slideshow: Bluefield High School's first football practice of 2018  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of ...

Career fair held at Bluefield High School  WVVA TV

More than 30 local businesses gathered at Bluefield High School on Tuesday to give students a glimpse at the types of careers available in the area.

Video: Press Conference at Bluefield Police Department | Multimedia  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield Police Chief Dennis Dillow holds a press conference at the Bluefield Police Department Wednesday September 12, 2018. Dillow discussed resent ...

Palmer: Beavers could be more talented than last year's team  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

No Mookie. No Truck. No problem? Not hardly, says Graham High School football head coach Tony Palmer.

Deb and Pete Sarver inducted into Bluefield High School hall of fame  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Deborah L. “Deb”, class of 1973, and Jack W. “Pete” Sarver, Jr., class of 1969, were inducted into the Bluefield High School Hall of Fame Monday with more than ...

Beavers state champ linemen want to repeat | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

It was a fun season for the Bluefield Beavers, who won the Class AA state championship with a perfect 14-0 record. That was last year. A new season awaits.

Player of the Week: Bluefield's Jamere Edwards | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — For three of his four seasons on the Bluefield High School football team, Jamere Edwards had to miss the Beavers' high-profile season opener.

G-Men not so bad; Beavers simply that good  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Two revelations appeared to be glaringly apparent in the aftermath of Friday night's 2018 edition of Beaver-Graham.

Slideshow: Bluefield High School's 2018 Commencement Ceremony | Gallery  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield High School's Commencement Ceremony is held at the Brush Fork National Guard Armory Friday evening. on May 25, 2018.

Bluefield High parents alerted to threat against school  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The Mercer County School System has alerted parents of Bluefield High School students about a threat made against the school for tomorrow, ...

Slideshow: Bluefield High School Graduation | Gallery  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield High School held their annual Commencement Ceremony at the Brushfork National Guard Armory on Friday evening.

Who Is Your Favorite For 2018?  West Virginia MetroNews

It is indeed that very special time of the year… is game week for the 2018 high school football season and time once again for...

Beavers deploy for new soccer coach | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

EAST RIVER — The sport of soccer appears to have shallower roots at Bluefield High School these days when compared to the degree that it's flourished across ...

Beavers back on track vs. Red Devils | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

By GEORGE THWAITES. Bluefield Daily Telegraph. BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield High School football team may not be unbeaten anymore thanks to Lord ...

Bluefield High School names 2017 Hall of Fame inductees  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Two who never sought recognition for themselves have been honored by the school they love most.

Former WWC, WWE champion set to speak in Mercer County on bullying, suicide prevention  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force is sponsoring former WWC and WWE Champion Marc Mero to come to Mercer County on Sept.

Bluefield girls soccer kicks past Mavericks | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

EAST RIVER — The Bluefield High School girls will go into next week's soccer sectionals on a winning note.

Bluefield and Graham face off in chin up contest before the big game  WVNS-TV

The Battle of the Bluefields is just days away, and the Great American Rivalry Series is there to document it.

Snap to it! Expectations set high on first day of football drills  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

One foot in front of the other.Literally.With repetitions of body positioning, footwork and single-minded concentration, high school football players in the Virginias ...

Video: East River Mountain Town Band Performs at BHS  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Members of the East River Mountain Town Band perform their Patriotic Salute to America &Her Veterans at the Bluefield Performing Arts Center at Bluefield High ...

Lady Beavers' soccer looking for more girls | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

EAST RIVER — Last year, the Bluefield High School girls soccer squad lost its best returning player in the first game of the season.

Local runners claim top spots in Wendy's Invite  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

GARDNER — A pair of local runners took top honors at the Wendy's Invitational Cross Country Meet held on Saturday at PikeView High School.

Graham cleared to play: Tazewell School Board accepts Mitchell Stadium contract  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Members of the Tazewell County School Board unanimously approved a two-year contract Monday which will allow Graham High School football games ...

Anonymous donation: Stadium usage fees covered  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

An anonymous donation of $50000 to pay a local high school's fee for playing football games at Mitchell Stadium was announced Tuesday during a meeting of ...

Round two of prep football playoffs set | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Round two of the prep football playoffs in the two Virginias is right around the corner.Two local West Virginia teams will play at 7:30 p.m. Friday: The Bluefield ...

Prep soccer sectionals kick off this week | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The postseason begins Monday and Tuesday for area boys and girls soccer teams in southern West Virginia.Here is the schedule for sectional ...

Oak Hill bounces Beavers from sectionals | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

EAST RIVER — The Bluefield High School boys soccer team's first foray into post-season play under new head coach Monty Matthews didn't last longer than 80 ...

Bluefield State College athlete dies after collapsing during pick-up basketball game  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — A Bluefield State student-athlete died at a local hospital on Monday night after collapsing following a pick-up basketball game.

Questions surrounding Mitchell Stadium  WVNS-TV

Mitchell Stadium is the home of one of the biggest high school football rivalries in the two Virginias. Bluefield High School takes on Graham High School every ...

Slogging to a shutout: Bluefield beats Lady Mavs in sectional opener  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

EAST RIVER — In a match that was almost called off before it started, the Bluefield High School girls soccer team made the most of it and began their ...

Former Bluefield resident elected president-elect of the American Medical Association  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — When Dr. Patrice A. Harris of Atlanta was growing up in Bluefield, she was told by her parents and teachers she could be whatever she wanted to ...

Bluefield City Board unanimously approves Mitchell Stadium contracts  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield City Board members unanimously approved contracts Monday for Mitchell Stadium to Mercer County Schools and Bluefield College so both entities ...

Bluefield State picks up Janutolo | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

TAZEWELL, Va. — When Dani Janutolo's family moved to Tazewell just prior to her senior season at Bluefield High School, Beaver Nation was saddened to see ...

Bluefield High School celebrates state championship win  WVNS-TV

The Bluefield Beavers took home the Class AA State Championship Title, and everyone was excited to show their love for the boys in maroon.

Slideshow: East River Mountain Town Band Performs at BHS  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Members of the East River Mountain Town Band Perform their Patriotic Salute to America &Her Veterans at the Bluefield Performing Arts Center at Bluefield High ...

State champions Bluefield Beavers honored with ceremony in Charleston  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

CHARLESTON — The state of West Virginia honored Beaver Nation on Wednesday in a ceremony at the House of Delegates chamber. The 2017 Bluefield High ...

Bluefield Middle School educator selected as Teacher of the Year  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

By GREG JORDAN. Bluefield Daily Telegraph. PRINCETON — Mercer County's 54th Teacher of the Year could have been any one of the 26 school honorees ...

Webster sets powerlifting record | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Bluefield High School sophomore Tony Webster placed first and set a national record at the USPA Drug-Tested Tennessee State ...

Bluefield back on track, routs Oak Hill  Beckley Register-Herald

bluefield — The Bluefield High School football team may not be unbeaten anymore thanks to Lord Botetourt last week. But the Beavers remain unbeaten against ...

Bluefield's Savannah Smith signs with Concord women's soccer  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD – Savanah Smith is consistent – still playing soccer and still in Mercer County – while moving on to the next level. Smith, a 3.95 Grade Point ...

Bluefield Beavers celebrating 1000th game; century of football  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — There is just something about the Bluefield High School football program and the number 10.

Hannah Jones signs to play for the Lady Blues  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Hannah Jones is hoping home is where the hits are.

Mel Saunders retires from recycling, but not from his community  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Mel Saunders' contributions to Mercer County are irrefutable and numerous. He has been living and working in Bluefield for decades and even ...

Bluefield's Lester inks with Shepherd | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Alyssa Lester, a first team all-state soccer standout at Bluefield High School in 2017, is poised to become a Ram. Lester, with 108 career goals, ...

Baker inherits Graham hoops program | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD, Va. — It was a season to remember for the Graham boys basketball program, coming within a close loss to Mac McClung and Gate City from ...

Beavers believe in their coaches too | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD –— “I learned this about coaching: you don't have to explain victory and you can't explain defeat.” – Darrell Royal.

Beaver Nation, awake! Bluefield's state title defense begins with Red Devils  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The defending Class AA state champion Beavers (9-1) will open postseason play tonight by playing host to No. 15 Oak Hill (7-3) in a rematch of a 49-6 win for.

Four Seasons Football full of high school gridiron history  Staunton News Leader

Little did Rick Baker know that, just over 10 years ago, when he began compiling a list of football games played by West Virginia's Bluefield High School and ...

'High Flying' state champ Beavers mark 50th anniversary  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD – Half a century has dimmed neither the memories nor the legend.

East River Mountain Town Band holds Veterans Day tribute concert  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The East River Town Band held their annual Veterans Day Musical Tribute Concert on Sunday afternoon at the Bluefield Performing Arts Center.

Former pro wrestler Marc Mero speaks to Mercer county students  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Mercer County students cheered Monday inside the Brushfork Armory as former professional wrestler Marc Mero raised his belt above his head for them all to ...

Beavers to get big send-off by classmates and fans this morning  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield High School will be sending its football team “off to Wheeling” to compete in the Super Six AA Championship Football game on Saturday.

Webster sets trio IPL powerlifting records | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield High School junior Tony Webster, left, set three new International Powerlifting League (IPL) RAW records last Saturday in the 165-pound weight class ...

Bluefield running back Mookie Collier wins Kennedy Award  West Virginia MetroNews

Bluefield running back Mookie Collier adds the Kennedy Award to his list of accolades.

Police looking for missing Bluefield High School student  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Jordan Chase Hagy, 17, was last heard from via telephone on May 4, according to Patrolman R.V. Johnson. He is 5 foot 9 inches tall and weighs approximately ...

High school students Kick Butts to discourage teen smoking  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — A life sentence was handed down Thursday after a young jury convicted the symbol of an industry's efforts to ensnare their generation in a lethal ...

Mavs load up All-Four Seasons baseball team  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Here is a look at the annual Bluefield Daily Telegraph All-FSC team, with a pair of teams — which includes three pitchers and a pair of utility players each —

Football playoff schedules finalized | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The schedules are set for the first round of the prep football playoffs in both Virginias, and Friday is going to be a very busy night in the.

'The big rivalry': Thousands drawn to Beaver-Graham festivities  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The spectacle of the annual Beaver-Graham game is a combination of football fans, high school reunions, scholarship presentations, touching moments and ...

Marching bands from all over compete at 'Southern Thunder' competition  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — About 1100 band students took the field at Princeton Senior High School during the 10th annual Southern Thunder band competition on ...

Early date set for Mercer County schools to begin classes  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Mercer County Schools will begin classes on Aug. 9, earlier than any other county in the region.

East River Mountain Overlook gets surge of drivers from I-77 detour  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

A tractor-trailer detour that causes backups and delays at the East River Mountain Tunnel has sent many motorists to an alternate route which takes them up the ...

Entries now being accepted for 61st annual Bluefield Christmas parade  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Entries are now being accepted for Bluefield's annual Christmas parade, set for Dec.15.

Prep roundup: Lady Blues shut out James Monroe  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

LINDSIDE — Lauren Earls knows how to start off a season.

Bluefield Beavers crowned Class AA state football champions  WVNS-TV

Bluefield High School has been crowned the new Class AA State High School Football Champions.

BC signs Beavers state championship veteran Gaddy | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD – Home is where the heart is, along with Beavers and Rams.

Gilliard steps down as Princeton boys basketball coach  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — After 10 seasons with the Princeton Senior High boys varsity basketball team, head coach Ernie Gilliard has decided not to come out for his ...

'Great American Rivalry': Beavers vs. Graham Friday night  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

There is a “buzz” in the halls around Bluefield High School and Graham High School about the annual rivalry game coming to Mitchell Stadium Friday night.

Healthy Powell proving his worth for Golden Knights  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — The 931 rushing yards accumulated this year by Mount View High School senior Tyyoun Powell are precious to him.

City manager: Timing is right to turn Mitchell Stadium over to Mercer County school system  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Turning the iconic Mitchell Stadium in Bluefield over to the Mercer County School System has been discussed in the past, but according the city's ...

No place like home: Beavers to begin playoffs hosting Oak Hill  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Beaver Nation, count your blessings — Bluefield will be at home for Thanksgiving if the Beavers keep winning.After a 20-7 victory over ...

Mookie Collier receives Kennedy Award in Charleston | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield High School's Latrell “Mookie” Collier received his Kennedy Award Trophy at the West Virginia Sportwriters Association Banquett, which was held at ...

Slideshow: Bluefield State College morns tragic loss | Gallery  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Staff photo by Jessica Nuzzo. A vigil was held in the parking lot of Ned E. Shott Physical Education Building on Bluefield State College's campus Tuesday ...

$60000 worth of lights donated for Bluefield Holiday of Lights  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — In less than three weeks, a holiday tradition will open its gates, treating visitors to an even more elaborate display.

Voters decide five town council races in Tazewell County  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Voters decided town council and mayoral races Tuesday in Bluefield, Va., Pocahontas, Tazewell, Richlands and Cedar Bluff.

Prep football playoff details, ratings emerging | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The times and dates are set in West Virginia for this weekend's first round of the prep football playoffs. In Virginia, the pairings are official but ...

Confirmed fatality in Princeton shooting  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Police confirmed Sunday afternoon that they were investigating a Princeton shooting as a homicide. Chief T.A. Gray of the Princeton Police Department said ...

Board of Education seeking bids for new school in Green Valley  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Enough room for 400 students, new technology plus a new computer lab, good accessibility, blue and gold colors plus a mountaineer mascot are all part of the ...

Princeton Tigers 2018 football preview  WVNS-TV

High School Football in West Virginia is back. The 2018 season kicks off Friday August 24, 2018.

Beavers' line up to the challenge | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD –— In business, the bottom line is everything. At Bluefield High School in the business of football the blockers are top of the line.

Prep stats engrossing hobby for Bluefield's Rick Baker  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Need a record or a score for a high school football game? How about a boxscore or article from any of the 994 games played over the years.

Mookie's latest exploits: Bluefield's Collier claims Player of Week  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Was 'Mookie' Collier's sterling effort last week at Greenbrier East his greatest – or simply the latest?

Video: 2015 Bluefield High School Graduation | Gallery  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

One hundred fifty - four graduates received their diplomas with the Bluefield High School's graduating class of 2015.

Beavers are believers: Bluefield seeks to avenge 2016 loss to Graham  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — It's “We Believe” time at Bluefield High School.

Hoops — and spikes: Two-sport athletes aid PikeView volleyball  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Laken McKinney has been one of the area's best basketball players over the last two seasons. She's not bad on the volleyball court either.

Judge denies home confinement for suspect of first-degree murder  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

A circuit court judge denied a motion Friday for home confinement because the defendant's trial on a first-degree murder charge was approaching.

Suspect in fatal Princeton shooting ordered held without bond  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON - A circuit court judge set no bond Monday for a Princeton man facing a first-degree murder charge in the shooting death of a local man.

Names released in I-77 accident; victim undergoes double amputation  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD – A Virginia Department of Transportation worker who was struck by a vehicle while aiding a stranded motorist along Interstate 77 had to have both ...

Local business man pleads no contest to sex crimes  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — A Mercer County businessman pleaded no contest Wednesday to three felony charges involving sexual abuse of a child.

Trial date stays on track for man charged with attempting to drug juvenile  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

A trial date stayed on track Monday for a former Mercer County nurse who was charged in November 2017 with attempting to drug a female juvenile so he could ...

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