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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

WVU recruiting: Top targets visit Morgantown for spring practice  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Morgantown was invaded by the families of West Virginia football players on Saturday afternoon.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bye-Bye Beavers: Bluefield football team gets warm send-off to state championships  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The Mountaineer Bowling Alley hosted the Bluefield High School Beavers Football team on Thursday morning for a pizza party send-off on their way to Wheeling ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bluefield versus Graham Rivalry set for Friday August 24th  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 ...

Beavers compete in quad at Man | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

MAN — Bluefield High School senior Gamon Trigg took his 100th career victory at the Man High School Quad match on Friday. Trigg, wrestling at 152 pounds, ...

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.

'I like our chances': Large leads talented Bluefield Beavers to state boys basketball tournament  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BRUSHFORK — Buster Large knows from experience what it feels like to be a teenager playing in a state basketball tournament.

Win or go home: Bluefield boys face Warriors tonight in region co-final clash  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield (19-2) and Wyoming East (12-12) will clash in a Class AA, boys basketball Region 3 co-final at the armory today at 7 p.m. The prize is a Class AA.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Beavers' Blevins grows into leader's role | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield senior Ronnell Blevins has been a strong supporting player for the Beavers in football and basketball for four years.

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.

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 ...

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.

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..

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

National Signing Day continues in the Two Virginias  WVVA TV

It wasn't all football on National Signing Day in the Two Virginias. A number of student-athletes are heading on to play other sports in college. Sydney.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Beavers play Poca in an early morning meeting in the Class AA tournament on Thursday  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield's lads enter the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission state tournament quarterfinals Thursday at 9:30 a.m against the Poca Dots.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

The creative mind behind 'Valeris' | Lifestyles |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

By EMILY RICE. Bluefield Daily Telegraph. BLUEFIELD — Seventeen-year-old James Jordan is not an average teenager. He published his first book when he ...

Williams takes over Princeton boys hoops | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — The Princeton boys basketball program officially has a new head coach.

Preps: Montcalm girls beat Greenbrier West, Bluefield beat Westside  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Olivia Alexander fired up 20 points and the Montcalm girls basketball team kept the winning side of its ledger growing with a 61-48 win over visiting Greenbrier ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Making his mark in Hollywood | Lifestyles |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — A Bluefield native is taking Hollywood by storm after years of work and practice.

Bluefield Community Remembers Junior Football Player  WVNS-TV

The Bluefield High School community is heartbroken after the unexpected collapse of one of their own student athletes. Tony Webster was declared brain dead ...

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, ...

Winning traditions: Bluefield, Bridgeport meet again on Friday  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Two schools with rich and successful football histories meet this afternoon at Mitchell Stadium, just four quarters away from a familiar destination ...

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 ...

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 ...

Slideshow: Bluefield Dance Theatre performs the Nutcracker Suite  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Members of the Bluefield Dance Theatre perform the Nutcracker Suite at the Bluefield Performing Arts Center at Bluefield High School.

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 ...

Slideshow: High School Students help purchase gifts for the annual Community Christmas Tree Party  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Members of the PikeView High School Student Government and Bluefield High School senior class teamed up to shop for a the annual Community Christmas ...

Graham, Radford have playoff history | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD, Va. — Last year Radford struggled to a 2-8 finish on the season.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fairmont Senior High School Madrigals and football team sing school's alma mater  WV News

The Fairmont Senior High School Madrigals join the school's championship football team on stage to sing their alma mater.

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 ...

Physician retires after 40 years at BRMC  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — After 40 years of practicing medicine at Bluefield Regional Medical Center, Dr. Vijaykumar Phade has retired.

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.

Defensive masterpiece: Bluefield beats Bridgeport 35-14 for return to state finals  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Defense wins championships,” is the theme that recurred often in the Beavers' 35-14 victory over the Bridgeport Indians in a Class AA football semifinal.

Investigation underway after inappropriate images of several students found on Snapchat  WVNS-TV

BLUEFIELD, Va. (WVNS) -- An investigation is underway after several inappropriate pictures of students at four local schools were posted to a social media ...

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 ...

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

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

SLIDESHOW: Bluefield High School 2017 graduation | News  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield High School graduated 136 students at the Brushfork Armory on Friday. The valedictorian was Carol-Anne Cole. The salutatorian was Kendyl Burnette.

Fate of local football stadium up in the air  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 ...

Respected physician Dr. Rasi retires after decades of service  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD, Va. — McDowell County native Dr. Anthony Rasi at one time in his life was expected to be a coal miner, following in the tradition of his father, both.

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 ...

Preps: Bluefield baseball opens season with win at Mount View  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The Bluefield High School baseball team opened the 2019 season with a 17-1 victory over Mount View at Nick Shaffron Field on Wednesday.

Honoring old sacrifices: Monument placed at 83-year-old unmarked grave for fallen Bluefield officer  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

A gravesite in Bluefield that has been unmarked and barren for more than 83 years now has a monument.

'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 ...

$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.

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 ...

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 ...

Back to Charleston: Bluefield makes 7th straight trip to AA tournament  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BLUEFIELD — Bluefield has been one-and-done in each of its last three trips to Charleston for the Class AA state tournament.

Men charged in Jan 2018 shooting sentenced for first-degree murder  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Two men charged with first-degree murder in January 2018 after a drug deal led to a robbery and the shooting death of a Maryland resident were sentenced ...

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.

The Icemen Cometh: Beavers 'D' does number on Panthers, 100-60  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Bluefield used a relentless defense and steadily gained momentum to beat PikeView 100-60 at PikeView High School on a frigid Tuesday night.

Mercer County Grand Jury indictment list released  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON – The Mercer County Grand Jury released its October 2018 indictments list Friday and began alerting the people appearing on that list to appear in ...

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 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 ...

Region 2D title coveted prize for Blues, G-Men  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Richlands and Graham square off for the Region 2D football championship at Mitchell Stadium today.

Raban wins Princeton debut vs. former team | Sports |  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — The teams of Raban Past and Raban Present fought each other tooth and nail on Friday night in a much-anticipated girls basketball battle in the ...

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 ...

Video: Richlands Vs Bluefield High School Football | Gallery  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The Blue Tornado defeat the Bluefield Beavers 45-30 at Mitchell Stadium on Friday October 2 , 2015.

Mercer County Grand Jury indictments released | News  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — The Mercer County Grand Jury has completed its February 2019 term.

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.

Home invasion leaves homeowner with gun wound  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

A home invasion, in Lashmeet, WV, leaves the homeowner with a gunshot wound.

Three charged in beating death of inmate from Princeton  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

BEAVER — Three men incarcerated at Southern Regional Jail are now charged with first-degree murder after beating another inmate to death, authorities said ...

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