Kyle Lovern

Position: Sports Editor
E-Mail Address: klovern@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 304-235-4242
Kyle Lovern on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Gilbert-Times/109374279101319


About Kyle Lovern

Kyle Lovern, sports editor of the Williamson Daily News, is a graduate of Williamson High School and Bluefield State College, who also holds a degree from Southern West Virginia Community College. He is a longtime member of the West Virginia Sportswriters Association and the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association."I love this community and this newspaper," Lovern said. "There's no place I'd rather live and no place I would rather work It's like coming home." You can contact Kyle at 304-235-4242, ext. 33, or at klovern@civitasmedia.com.

Latest Stories by Kyle Lovern

JOHN RABY
AP Sports Writer
CHARLESTON (AP) — Freshman reserve Jevon Carter is making the tough transition from hard work in practice to solid performance in games for No. 21 West Virginia.
Carter scored 28 points and the Mountaineers forced a school-record 36 turnovers in a 103-72 victory over VMI on Wednesday night.
West Virginia (6-0) i

WVU routs VMI

JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer CHARLESTON (AP) — Freshman reserve Jevon Carter is making the tough transition from hard work in practice to solid performance in games for No. 21 West Virginia. Carter scored 28 points and the Mountaineers forced a school-record 36 turnovers in a 103-72 victory over VMI on Wednesday night. West Virginia (6-0) i

LOGAN — Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. strolled humbly into the studios of WVOW radio in downtown Logan, with his signature dreadlocks, right on time for his 4 o'clock interview.
A lot has changed for the crooning performer who won America's Got Talent back in 2011. Before heading to New York to audition for the reality show, Landau was washing ca

Landau's giving back

LOGAN — Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. strolled humbly into the studios of WVOW radio in downtown Logan, with his signature dreadlocks, right on time for his 4 o'clock interview. A lot has changed for the crooning performer who won America's Got Talent back in 2011. Before heading to New York to audition for the reality show, Landau was washing ca

By Courtney Lovern
For the Daily News
GOODY, Ky. - On Friday night, the reigning 3A State Champion Belfry Pirates (11-2) will face the Russell Red Devils (11-2) in a semi-final game to see who will advance to the 3A State Championship in Bowling Green, KY. The last time the Pirates faced the Red Devils was during the 2010 playoffs and Belfry walk

Belfry hosts Russell

By Courtney Lovern For the Daily News GOODY, Ky. - On Friday night, the reigning 3A State Champion Belfry Pirates (11-2) will face the Russell Red Devils (11-2) in a semi-final game to see who will advance to the 3A State Championship in Bowling Green, KY. The last time the Pirates faced the Red Devils was during the 2010 playoffs and Belfry walk

LOUISA, Ky. – Sheldon Clark High School will host a day-long pre-season basketball scrimmage extravaganza on Saturday at Lawrence County High School.
Several top teams from Kentucky will be at the event dubbed the Zip Zone Classic.
Mingo Central will take on Louisville Ballard. That game is slated for 1:50 p.m. The Miners feature cousins Di

Mingo to scrimmage Ballard

LOUISA, Ky. – Sheldon Clark High School will host a day-long pre-season basketball scrimmage extravaganza on Saturday at Lawrence County High School. Several top teams from Kentucky will be at the event dubbed the Zip Zone Classic. Mingo Central will take on Louisville Ballard. That game is slated for 1:50 p.m. The Miners feature cousins Di

NAUGATUCK – There is a saying in sports that sometimes it helps to be a little lucky.
If that is the case, Tug Valley Coach Tony Clusky must have a four leaf clover, golden horseshoe and a rabbit's foot in his pocket.
Not to say the Panther's don't have talent, but Tug Valley is the surprise team in the state of West Virginia this season.

Tug Valley fans excited

NAUGATUCK – There is a saying in sports that sometimes it helps to be a little lucky. If that is the case, Tug Valley Coach Tony Clusky must have a four leaf clover, golden horseshoe and a rabbit's foot in his pocket. Not to say the Panther's don't have talent, but Tug Valley is the surprise team in the state of West Virginia this season.

MORGANTOWN (AP) - The frustration is starting to take its toll on West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen.
“We didn't get the job done,” he said following the Mountaineers' third straight loss, a 26-20 decision to Kansas State on Thursday. “That's on me. I have to do something different, do something better. If we want to be in the ra

Mistakes cost WVU

MORGANTOWN (AP) - The frustration is starting to take its toll on West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen. “We didn't get the job done,” he said following the Mountaineers' third straight loss, a 26-20 decision to Kansas State on Thursday. “That's on me. I have to do something different, do something better. If we want to be in the ra

Notice to all Pike County Residents

PIKEVILLE, Ky. - In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, in accordance with the Pike County Administrative Code, all Pike County Government offices will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, 2014. All offices in the Pike County Judicial Center, the Pike County Courthouse and the former Hall of Justice Building will be closed

LOGAN - Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. strolled humbly into the studios of WVOW radio in downtown Logan, with his signature dreadlocks, right on time for his 4:00 o'clock interview.
A lot has changed for the crooning performer who won America's Got Talent back in 2011. Before heading to New York to audition for the reality show, Landau was washing cars

Landau giving back, moving forward

LOGAN - Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr. strolled humbly into the studios of WVOW radio in downtown Logan, with his signature dreadlocks, right on time for his 4:00 o'clock interview. A lot has changed for the crooning performer who won America's Got Talent back in 2011. Before heading to New York to audition for the reality show, Landau was washing cars

KYLE HIGHTOWER
Associated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — If West Virginia can be disruptive on the defensive end of the court this season, Bob Huggins thinks it will mean good things for his team in the long run.
The Mountaineers put that theory to the test against the defending national champions, and it worked well for them.
Juwan S

WVU tops UConn

KYLE HIGHTOWER Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — If West Virginia can be disruptive on the defensive end of the court this season, Bob Huggins thinks it will mean good things for his team in the long run. The Mountaineers put that theory to the test against the defending national champions, and it worked well for them. Juwan S

NAUGATUCK – There is a saying in sports that sometimes it helps to be a little lucky.
If that is the case, Tug Valley High School football coach Tony Clusky must have a four leaf clover, golden horseshoe and a rabbit's foot in his pocket.
Not to say the Panthers don't have talent, but Tug Valley is the surprise team in the state of West Vir

Panthers one win away from Super Six

NAUGATUCK – There is a saying in sports that sometimes it helps to be a little lucky. If that is the case, Tug Valley High School football coach Tony Clusky must have a four leaf clover, golden horseshoe and a rabbit's foot in his pocket. Not to say the Panthers don't have talent, but Tug Valley is the surprise team in the state of West Vir

House panel selects Rep.-elect Evan Jenkins for Appropriations Committee

HUNTINGTON – Congressman-elect Evan Jenkins was approved Thursday by the House Republican Steering Committee for a seat on the influential Appropriations Committee, which is chaired by Rep. Hal Rogers, whose East Kentucky district borders' Jenkins. Committee members play a powerful role in shaping federal spending decisions. Of 40 newly-elec

West Virginia Playoff Scores

Friday's Scores The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL State Playoffs Quarterfinal Class AAA South Charleston 24, University 20 Class AA Frankfort 26, Nicholas County 20 Class A Tug Valley 36, Buffalo 19

Miner's historic season ends
RED JACKET – The historic season for Mingo Central came to a halt on Saturday afternoon as the Wayne Pioneers defeated the Miners 35-17 in Class Aa playoff action.
The game was played at Harless Stadium under blue skies and before a crowd estimated at more than 4,000 screaming fans.
The final score was not indi

Miner's historic season ends

Miner's historic season ends RED JACKET – The historic season for Mingo Central came to a halt on Saturday afternoon as the Wayne Pioneers defeated the Miners 35-17 in Class Aa playoff action. The game was played at Harless Stadium under blue skies and before a crowd estimated at more than 4,000 screaming fans. The final score was not indi

By Bob Fala
Outdoor Columnist
With the rut or deer mating season upon us, the usual road kill forecasts are ringing true. And, some gruesome new buck battles are coming to light. These of course are per all those raging seasonal sex hormones. We're accustomed to the road kill carnage but the reports of amazing buck battles for mating rights never

More death defying buck battles

By Bob Fala Outdoor Columnist With the rut or deer mating season upon us, the usual road kill forecasts are ringing true. And, some gruesome new buck battles are coming to light. These of course are per all those raging seasonal sex hormones. We're accustomed to the road kill carnage but the reports of amazing buck battles for mating rights never

SOUTH CHARLESTON - Deer hunters are reminded that a concurrent bear season without dogs will occur from Nov. 24 through Dec. 6, 2014, in all or parts of 28 counties, according to Colin Carpenter, Black Bear Project Leader for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
Seventeen counties in the eastern mountains will be open to concurrent dee

Concurrent black bear hunting opportunities during deer season

SOUTH CHARLESTON - Deer hunters are reminded that a concurrent bear season without dogs will occur from Nov. 24 through Dec. 6, 2014, in all or parts of 28 counties, according to Colin Carpenter, Black Bear Project Leader for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Seventeen counties in the eastern mountains will be open to concurrent dee

Another well-known name has been mentioned as a possible replacement for the Florida Gators football job.
Former West Virginia Coach Rich Rodriguez, now at Arizona, has been mentioned along with others on one web site.
Earlier this week I wrote that Marshall Coach Doc Holliday was a candidate for the Florida job.
Here is why RichRod is on the li

Rich Rodriguez, now at Arizona, mentioned for Florida Gators

Another well-known name has been mentioned as a possible replacement for the Florida Gators football job. Former West Virginia Coach Rich Rodriguez, now at Arizona, has been mentioned along with others on one web site. Earlier this week I wrote that Marshall Coach Doc Holliday was a candidate for the Florida job. Here is why RichRod is on the li

Wayne ends Miners' historic season

RED JACKET – The historic football season for Mingo Central came to a halt on Saturday afternoon as the Wayne Pioneers defeated the Miners 35-17 in Class AA playoff action. The game was played at Buck Harless Stadium under blue skies and before a crowd estimated at more than 4,000 screaming fans. The final score was not indicative of the ha

Many of our men at Fitzpatrick Baptist Church are looking gruff these days. You may have seen a few looking a little hairy and unshaven. They are in the middle of a Men's Challenge: NoShavember.
For 30 days, they are reading the same Scripture verses, praying for the same things and growing deeper in their relationship with God. Also for 30 days,

Men's Challenge: NoShavember

Many of our men at Fitzpatrick Baptist Church are looking gruff these days. You may have seen a few looking a little hairy and unshaven. They are in the middle of a Men's Challenge: NoShavember. For 30 days, they are reading the same Scripture verses, praying for the same things and growing deeper in their relationship with God. Also for 30 days,

Dignitaries, civic leaders and friends gathered at the historic Mountaineer Hotel on Friday for a retirement luncheon for Steve Kominar.
Kominar, who served in the W.Va. House of Delegates for 17 years, has been the Executive Director of the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority the past three years.
Kominar took the place of the late Mike Whitt,

Kominar honored at luncheon

Dignitaries, civic leaders and friends gathered at the historic Mountaineer Hotel on Friday for a retirement luncheon for Steve Kominar. Kominar, who served in the W.Va. House of Delegates for 17 years, has been the Executive Director of the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority the past three years. Kominar took the place of the late Mike Whitt,

Miner's historic season ends
RED JACKET – The historic season for Mingo Central came to a halt on Saturday afternoon as the Wayne Pioneers defeated the Miners 35-17 in Class AA playoff action.
The game was played at Harless Stadium under blue skies and before a crowd estimated at more than 4,000 screaming fans.
The final score was not indi

Miner's historic season ends

Miner's historic season ends RED JACKET – The historic season for Mingo Central came to a halt on Saturday afternoon as the Wayne Pioneers defeated the Miners 35-17 in Class AA playoff action. The game was played at Harless Stadium under blue skies and before a crowd estimated at more than 4,000 screaming fans. The final score was not indi





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