Wimbush named MEC Freshman of the Year
Thomas Wimbush has been named Mountain East Conference Freshman of the Year, as announced by the league office this afternoon. Wimbush also joined teammates Stevie Browning and Brendan Cooper on the MEC second team.
Seniors stand out for WVU women
WVU’s 2013-14 women’s basketball senior class of Asya Bussie, Christal Caldwell, Jess Harlee, Ryan Palmer and Brooke Hampton at a glance:
• WVU’s Class of 2014 has recorded 16 wins over ranked opponents in its four years (2011-14) -- the most of any senior class in program history.
Road to NCAA begins tonight for Mountaineers
While they would choose not to believe that it is necessary, it appears the only route West Virginia University has left to the NCAA Tournament – save a miracle run in the Big 12 Tournament to the tournament championship – is to run the table through its final two regular-season games.
New coaches bring different dynamic to WVU
Tom Bradley, the veteran former Penn State assistant coach, had a million reasons to leave a broadcasting job with the Pittsburgh Steelers and take on a job as senior associate head coach under Dana Holgorsen at West Virginia University.
FURFARI COLUMN: Gee: Athletics must be ‘fully integrated into the life of the university’
Dr. E. Gordon Gee, now the acclaimed permanent president of West Virginia University for the second time, has a history of national involvement in intercollegiate athletics as well as academic affairs.
Stewart, Michael share highs and lows at state tournament
Saturday’s state wrestling tournament marked the end of one dream and the beginning of another for several wrestlers on East Fairmont’s team.
Barber, Alvaro, Delligatti claim titles for FSHS
Fairmont Senior’s senior duo of Anthony Alvaro and Vincent Delligatti were almost expected to win state championships. But Brent Barber? That was the highlight of the weekend for a Polar Bear team which tied for fifth overall and had four of its six wrestlers place.
HERTZEL COLUMN- Squires comes from swimming background
It was a weekend to remember, to be sure, and would have been even without the snow.
FSU women to open MEC Tournament
When Fairmont State’s women’s basketball team toppled Shepherd, 103-80, Saturday, coach Steve McDonald didn’t know who his team would face.
Adrian steps up when called upon
A year in, and with their season on life support but not yet dead, West Virginia is getting help from a place it hadn’t planned to turn to for big help this season – Nathan Adrian.
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