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Shawn Rine's NFL Picks

December 5, 2012 Thursday Denver 32, Oakland 7 The Broncos have already clinched the AFC West, but there is a bigger fish still out there — a first-round bye. more »»

Schwartz A Worthy Choice

December 4, 2012 WHEELING — They don’t make hockey players in the mold of Darren Schwartz anymore. Hit. Fight. Score. Darren Schwartz combined the three arguably better than anyone that has put on an ECHL sweater. more »»

Nailers, Blades Do It Differently

December 4, 2012 WHEELING — One look at the ECHL standings tells you Wheeling’s games this weekend with Florida will be stark contrasts in styles. more »»

Tune out Bowl Season, You Won't Miss Much

December 4, 2012 This college football bowl season is like a brand of Chex Mix that comes with a bunch of nuts you don’t really care to eat. more »»

ELLIOTT: Bailey Making His Push for Biletnikoff

December 2, 2012 MORGANTOWN — Stedman Bailey says he has yet to give thought to skipping his senior season and entering the NFL Draft. more »»

RINE: Class A Football Proved It’s Legit

December 2, 2012 WHEELING — There is a common belief throughout our state that Class A football is somehow of lesser importance and that the teams and players that inhabit that classification, are somehow of lesser... more »»

There Will Be No Heisman in Morgantown

November 30, 2012 When the 78th Heisman Memorial Trophy is handed out Saturday, Dec. more »»

Another Star-Studded Event Is Set for Wheeling

November 30, 2012 WHEELING — Fourteen weeks have passed since we kicked off that first football. The leaves were green, the temperatures sweltering, and state-title dreams were everywhere across our great state. more »»

It’s Been A Crazy Season

November 26, 2012 What is wrapping up this week is one of the strangest college football seasons of all time. Who would have thought the SEC would be looking for four head coaches before De. more »»

RINE: No Excuse, But Injuries a Factor For Wheeling

November 20, 2012 WHEELING — At one point Monday at WesBanco Arena, the Wheeling Nailers had four players — Chris Barton, Denver Manderson, Cody Chupp and Peter Lenes — who scored a combined 98 goals in 2011,... more »»

San Diego Could Be In Holiday Plans

November 19, 2012 Mountaineers fans, how does sunny San Diego sound two days after Christmas? Officials for that bowl have reportedly expressed interest in West Virginia as the Big 12’s representative for the Holiday... more »»

Big Shoes? Eagles’ Hanna Fills Them

November 18, 2012 NEW MARTINSVILLE — It would probably be safe to assume that nobody envied the spot Magnolia quarterback Tanner Hanna stepped into last season as a junior. more »»

Football Down This Year? According to Whom?

November 15, 2012 WHEELING — The scuttlebutt around the local water coolers has been so crazy that one begins to wonder if in fact it’s not a much stronger liquid being consumed. more »»

Shawn Rine's Week 11 NFL Picks

November 14, 2012 Thursday Miami 23, Buffalo 21 I really thought the Dolphins were about to turn the corner, then they go out and get hammered by Tennessee. more »»

WVU Having Hard Time in New League

November 12, 2012 At this point, you’re probably asking yourself, if not your neighbor: Is West Virginia in over its head with this move to the Big 12? The easy answer is no ... for now. more »»

Mounting Losses Changing Bowl Bid

November 5, 2012 Perhaps it was a level-headed Geno Smith who said it best Saturday night after West Virginia lost a third straight game for the first time in nearly a decade, plummeting to seventh place in the Big... more »»

Baylor Can’t Stop Anybody

October 29, 2012 Baylor’s in trouble people. When you’re this far into the season and you’re conference record is the same as Kansas, you’ve got real issues. more »»

THORP: Moore Takes Pride in Making a Difference at Home

October 28, 2012 WHEELING — Folks in the Ohio Valley like nothing more than to see a hometown boy or girl make good. Ricky Moore grew up here. He went to high school here. He went to college here. more »»

Magruder, Arena Deserve Much Credit

October 26, 2012 WHEELING — Every great team has a star player. more »»

Klein Took Road Less Traveled

October 26, 2012 Almost zero Division I colleges wanted Collin Klein to be a quarterback. more »»

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