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Missing teen last seen at Bluefield High School  WVVA TV

BLUEFIELD (WVVA) — A 17-year-old female is missing after leaving Bluefield High School. Juliette Williams was last seen leaving BHS around 2:00 P.M. ...



Tears for Lil' Tony: Fallen football player honored at Beaver-Graham game  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Hugs with words of love and sympathy joined cheers and a ringing bell Friday at one of the region's biggest high school football games as teams ...



Notebook: House honors Webster in opener; America closes in on rushing mark  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Bluefield wide receiver Jahiem House was a big part of the Beavers' 41-27 season-opening win over rival Graham (Va.) last Friday at ...



Car travels 135 feet over East River Mountain Overlook embankment  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — One person was airlifted after a motorist drove over East River Mountain Overlook on Friday evening.



August sweat fuels Bluefield High School football team's Wheeling ambitions  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Since taking over the Bluefield High School football program, head coach Fred Simon has led the Beavers to 11 state championship game ...



WV Responders Challenged by SUV 135 Feet Over Embankment  Firehouse.com

A male driver, whose identity was not released at this time, drove over the East River Mountain Overlook in Bluefield.



2019 Bluefield High School Graduation | Gallery  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Graduates From Bluefield High School receive their diplomas at the Brushfork National Guard Armory on Friday May 24, 2019.



Donna Ann Gardner  mountainmessenger.com

Town-Donna Ann Gardner, 45, transitioned from this life to her Eternal Home Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Donna was born Dec. 19, 1973, in Bluefield, WV, to the ...



Friends, family, community mourn loss of 17-year-old Bluefield student  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

There are times when life just doesn't make sense. The fate of “Lil” Tony Webster is one of those.



Bluefield High School sending Beavers and Miller to Bluefield College  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Deiyantei Powell-Woods, Mason Walker and Chandler Cooper weren't the only Beavers to sign up for future college athletic playing careers on ...



Buzzworthy quintet: Beavers in preseason spotlight with five D-I prospects  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Football coaches from NCAA Division I programs have been making Bluefield High School a common stop for recruiting trips in recent years. This year the level ...



Out with the old, bid for the new: Public hearings set for Bluefield school closures, site chosen for new building  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Public hearings have been set for the closure of both Whitethorn and Memorial elementary schools in Bluefield as bids are now being accepted for building a ...



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 ...



Region honors 2019 high school graduates  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Hundreds of students throughout Mercer, McDowell, and Bland, are officially high school graduates after much hard work.



Bluefield High mourns the death of Tony Webster - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — The Bluefield High School community was mourning the death of Tony Webster, the junior running back and linebacker who died Friday ...



Groundbreaking date for new primary school set  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — For the second time in just over a year, a groundbreaking for a new school in Mercer County will be celebrated.



High School grad receives special surprise  WVVA TV

We are in the heart of graduation season, and it's a great time for families to get together and celebrate. The Bluefield High School Class of 2019.



Groundbreaking ceremony held for new Bluefield Primary School  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The dream to have a new school in Bluefield is on its way to becoming a reality as ground was officially broken Thursday afternoon for Bluefield ...



Slideshow: Candle Light Vigil in Memory of Bluefield High School Standout Tony Webster  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

more than one thousand people gather at Mitchell Stadium for a candle light vigil Friday evening in Memorial of "lil" Tony Webster, a Junior at Bluefield High ...



G-Men - Beavers hoops tonight to honor memory of Webster  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The grief-stricken Graham and Bluefield basketball programs decided there was one thing they could do to best honor the memory of 17-year-old Bluefield ...



A Living Legend: Bluefield's Fred Simon a WV Sports Legends pick  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Fred Simon, Bluefield High School's five-time state championship football coach, will take his place among the honorees at this weekend's West Virginia All ...



Work progresses on Bluefield Primary School  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — As students return to school today across the county, work on the new primary school in Bluefield is progressing as planned with the other new ...



Approved bids for new school hits snag  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — The Mercer County Board of Education officially approved the closing of Whitethorn and Memorial primary schools Tuesday night.



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.



Beavers kicker Kaulin Parris receives walk-on offer from Virginia Tech  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield High School football fans have suspected for the last two seasons that their placekicker was a big-time talent. Now he's been given a big-time ...



MERCER COUNTY: Groundbreaking held for new primary school  WVVA TV

School officials gather in Bluefield to officially mark the spot where a new primary school will be built.



No. 8 Bluefield girls basketball team faces No. 1 Fairmont State in Charleston on Thursday  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

If the Bluefield girls beat Fairmont State in Thursday's WVSSAC Class AA quarterfinal, it would mark the first time that a number eight seed has toppled a number ...



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 ...



A second school | Editorials  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Construction is expected to begin later this year on a second new school for students in Mercer County. The $10 million facility will be built on 9.5 acres of land.



Juice Edwards signs with Fairmont St. | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield High School's Jamere 'Juice' Edwards had a powerful desire to follow his older brother, Jason 'Truck' Edwards into the ranks of college ...



Bluefield's Davis bound for Toledo  West Virginia MetroNews

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — A second member of the Bluefield High School Class of 2020 has accepted a Division 1 scholarship offer. Running back and linebacker ...



Beavers baseball plays at Mount View Wednesday; face Princeton at home Thursday  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The Bluefield High School baseball team will open its 2018 season today at Mount View High School. First pitch is set for 5:30 p.m..



In memory of 'Lil' Tony: Brushfork Armory packed for funeral of fallen Bluefield athlete  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

More than a few persons who've attended basketball games at Brushfork Armory have noticed that the massive vaulted wooden beams and the acoustic ...



Sign on the line: Powell-Woods heading for DI, Cooper & Walker to DII  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield's Deiyantei Powell-Woods inks with Central Michigan, Mason Walker and Chandler Cooper pact with Concord for football futures on National Signing ...



Who will win the big "Battle of the Bluefields" football game?  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

11 a.m., at Bethel United Methodist Church in Bluefield, Va. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, Bluefield. Perdue, Lowell Thomas. 11 a.m., at ...



Time for a change: Local officials attempt to bring state football championship games to Bluefield  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — A local group has organized a concerted effort to bring the state high school football championship games to Mercer County.



UPDATE: Investigation continues after 'compromising images' posted to SnapChat account  WVVA TV

Police in Bluefield, Virginia are urging students who were asked to post "compromising images" to a Snapchat account to come forward if they haven't already ...



Richardson no-hits Bluefield softball | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Katie Richardson struck out nine and gave up no hits as the Lady Panthers defeated Bluefield 11-1 at Bluefield High School on Thursday.



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, ...



Bluefield's Sean Martin commits to play football for Tar Heels  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield High School rising senior Sean Martin has announced his commitment to play his college football at the University of North Carolina.



Construction bids approved: Tentative groundbreaking date set for new Bluefield primary school  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — A groundbreaking ceremony is tentatively set for May 30 for the new primary school in Bluefield.



Bluefield's Braeden Crews is Bluefield Daily Telegraph Boys Basketball Player of the Year  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Bluefield High School's Pistol Pete of a point guard with a hip-hop hoopster's shooting rhythm stands out in a talented crowd. Because when it ...



Super Six South formalized: Group organized to bring football finals to Mercer County  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The Super Six South is now an officially formalized group with the main purpose of bringing the state high school football tournament finals to ...



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.



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.



First black police female officer of Bluefield PD dies at 67  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — A former Bluefield City Police Officer and Bluefield area educator, has passed away at the age of 67.



'A new Bluefield': Officials: Intuit brings fresh start for city  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — When Jim Spencer, Bluefield's community and economic development director, met City Manager Dane Rideout almost four years ago for a job ...



Bluefield native named head of American Medical Association  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

CHICAGO, Ill. — A Bluefield native is now leading the American Medical Association (AMA), the first African-American woman to hold the position.



Round two of prep football playoffs set | Sports | bdtonline.com  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 ...



3 Welch graduates, 1971 Blue Demons up for McDowell Sports Hall of Fame  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Coached by the late Jennings Boyd, along with assistants John Brant and James Hairston, the 1971 Blue Demons compiled a 24-1 worksheet on their way to ...



Public hearings scheduled this week over consolidation of 2 Bluefield schools  WVVA TV

Two public hearings will be held this week to answer any questions or concerns over the planned consolidation of two Bluefield elementary schools.



Bluefield poised for 2nd consecutive AA title - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

The Beavers football team celebrates, after defeating Fairmont Senior in the 2017 AA Championship. If Bluefield wins Friday's rematch, it will be the first time in ...



West Virginia BOE approves four hoops classes | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

High school basketball classifications in West Virginia will, indeed, change in 2020 after the West Virginia State Board of Education approved a proposal to add ...



Unbeaten Polar Bears to face Beavers again for football title  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Think Graham plans more than any team for the Beavers? Is Bluefield Princeton's top priority? How about Beckley?Maybe, but BHS fans should ...



Preps: River View lights up PikeView in softball sectional  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

River View hammered the PikeView High School softball team 27-5 in the second round of the Class AA, Region 3, Section 2 softball tournament at Bluefield ...



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 ...



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.



2018: A year in review: Graham football, Thorn top list of accomplishments  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — From team and individual state champions to induction into one of the most prestigious shrines in all of sports, 2018 was a year to remember in ...



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 ...



Bailey family member studies, pens family lineage  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield native Robert E. Bailey now resides in Selbyville, Del. but a question from his granddaughter prompted him to research, find out more ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Best of the Best honor BHS coach Fred Simon at Legends Banquet  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BECKLEY — A host of best of the best in Mountain State sports were honored Saturday at the West Virginia Sports Legends Banquet at the Beckley—Raleigh ...



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

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



Men at Work: A lot goes into preparing for Coppinger  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Before the umpire yells “Play ball!” a lot of work has quietly taken place each year to make the Allen D. Coppinger Jr. Invitational Baseball ...



Bluefield girls soccer kicks past Mavericks | Sports | bdtonline.com  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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



Hail to the champs! Students, community leaders join in celebration of Bluefield High's state title win  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

By BRIAN WOODSON. Bluefield Daily Telegraph. BLUEFIELD — Let the celebration continue. Players, coaches, students and community leaders joined an ...



Disorderly house ordinance passed by Bluefield City Board  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD – An ordinance focusing on homes that are often the scene of illegal activities including controlled substances, prostitution and gambling was ...



PikeView claims own wrestling invite | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

GARDNER — Five PikeView wrestlers won their individual weight class titles to lead the Panthers to first place on the PikeView Invitational on Saturday at the ...



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 ...



Oak Hill bounces Beavers from sectionals | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield's Ian Mitchell (8) is surrounded by teammates Ian Nichols (back left), Bradley Sabo (back middle) and Lavon McClarrin (back right). Oak Hill's Andre Re ...



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 ...



Beavers state champ linemen want to repeat | Sports | bdtonline.com  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.



Athletic icons gather at WV Sports Legends Banquet  WVVA TV

The Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center was packed with sports royalty on Saturday for the 10th annual West Virginia Sports Legends Banquet. 255.



Police: Absolutely no tailgating at Beaver-Graham  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The parking lot at Mitchell Stadium will fill up today for the Beaver-Graham game tonight, but the City of Bluefield wants to make sure everyone understands it is ...



'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 ...



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.



Lionhearted: Graham's Devin Lester commits to Old Dominion  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

On Thursday, Graham's Devin Lester announced his commitment to play for the Old Dominion Monarchs following his senior 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.



Lady Beavers' soccer looking for more girls | Sports | bdtonline.com  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.



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 ...



Bluefield GI doctor retires after 41 years providing care to region's residents  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Few people can say after a long career that they have never missed a single day of work because of illness, surgery or foul weather.



Little Tony Webster & Lindsey Varney benefit softball game slated for May 25  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Mercer County High School coaches will compete against local law enforcement officers in the Little Tony Webster and Lindsey Varney Benefit Softball Game.



Super Six South aims to rotate location of prep football title games - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — For the last 25 years, the Super Six has been synonymous with Wheeling Island Stadium. The state's three high school football ...



Beavers deploy for new soccer coach | Sports | bdtonline.com  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Slideshow: Bluefield High School Vs Mingo Central High School Football  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Mingo Central High School takes on the Bluefield Beavers during the second round of the WVSSAC AA State Football playoffs at Mitchell Stadium in Bluefield ...



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 ...



Beavers believe in their coaches too | Sports | bdtonline.com  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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



Bluefield speedster Carlos Reed signs with Charleston | Sports | bdtonline.com  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD – From a Beaver to an Eagle. Carlos Reed, a two-time state champion 100-meter runner for Bluefield High School, signed a letter of intent ...



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 ...



'True warrior' to play next for Concord | Sports | bdtonline.com  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD – A player who has earned a reputation as a “true warrior” at Bluefield High School is moving on to bigger battles at the next level. Jia Coppola ...



Baylor teaches love for wrestling to Beavers | Sports | bdtonline.com  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The wrestlers wearing the colors of Bluefield High School need look no further than their coach for an example of perseverance and hard work ...



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 ...



Dr. Robert F. Kiely inducted into Bluefield High School Hall of Fame  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — The Bluefield High School student body sat quietly in near absolute silence as Principal Michael Collins stood at the podium and expressed his ...



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 ...



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