- Mickey Furfari
FURFARI COLUMN: Ex-WVU runner now excelling as a professional
Clara Grandt Santucci, who is an employee of Morgantown’s Health Works firm, continues to add honors to her already lengthy list of track and field superstardom at three different levels.
FURFARI COLUMN- West Virginia University 14-point underdog at TCU
West Virginia University hopes to avert a fourth straight defeat on Saturday in the Big 12 football game against Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
FURFARI COLUMN: Beilein optimistic as coach at Wesleyan
Pat Beilein admittedly feels “very good” going into his second season as a men’s head basketball coach at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
The former West Virginia University standout, who had served as an assistant coach at Dartmouth and Bradley, led the Bobcats to a 12-15 record last season.
FURFARI COLUMN- Is WVU in ‘carbon copy of faulty, folding finishes’ identity?
West Virginia University’s football team seems to be establishing an identity that nobody should like.
FURFARI COLUMN- Woodeshick enjoyed career under Corum at WVU
Tom Woodeshick, one of West Virginia University’s finest halfbacks in the early 1960s, went on to become an outstanding player in the National Football League.
FURFARI COLUMN: Blaney adds another notch to his laurel list
Dale Blaney, who was inducted into the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame last month as a basketball great, has added another national feat to his growing list of sprint car racing achievements.
FURFARI COLUMN: Ford showed the way for record-setting running backs
You might say Garrett W. Ford Sr. showed the way as an All-America halfback in the mid-1960s for the record-breaking by running backs who have followed him at West Virginia University since then.
The 6-foot-2, 225-pound Washington, D.C., native was the first Mountaineer in history to top 2,000 rushing yards in a career (in just three seasons) and also 1,000 yards in a single season.
FURFARI COLUMN: Is WVU taking longest ever to settle on QB, lineup?
Dana Holgorsen’s so-called “work in progress” as third-year head coach of West Virginia University’s ailing football program obviously hasn’t been doing very well.
Hopefully, the struggling Mountaineers (3-3, 1-2 Big 12) will fare somewhat better during the remainder of this 2013 campaign. There don’t appear to be any more “gimme games” on the schedule, though.
FURFARI COLUMN: Bonsall founded Special Olympics program for state’s handicapped kids
William A. “Bill” Bonsall not only is West Virginia’s “Father of Gymnastics” but also the founder of the Mountain State’s Special Olympics program for handicapped children.
FURFARI COLUMN- Bonsall is ‘Father of West Virginia Gymnastics’
Mary Lou Retton of Fairmont won the all-around gold medal in the 1984 Olympic Games at Los Angeles as an all-time great gymnast and role model.
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