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HERTZEL COLUMN- WVU’s Shorts, Smallwood continue exodus together
The first most have heard about Eastern Christian came through a Sports Illustrated story back in August of 2012.
FURFARI COLUMN- What a wonderful evening with Dr. Stanley ‘Coach’ Kandzari
This column really is not about sports, per se. But, more importantly, it is about a widely known medical doctor whose nickname happens to be “Coach.”
HERTZEL COLUMN- Calicchio hopes to answer call for Mountaineers
The first thought that comes to mind as Michael Calicchio approaches — his white No. 63 West Virginia jersey having darn near as many Xs in its size designation as the defense has on the chalkboard on the locker room wall, as in Size: XXXXXXLarge — is that he surely is going to greet you with the words “You rang?”
HERTZEL COLUMN: Mazzulla reflects on tourney run
This is Final Four weekend, to many sports fans the greatest weekend of the year, and if it’s that special to fans, think what it is to the athletes who perform there.
That’s what was going through an idle sports writer’s mind this week, leading him in the direction of Joe Mazzulla, today an assistant coach at Fairmont State but in another life the man maybe most responsible for getting West Virginia University into the Final Four during the magical season that was 2009-10.
FURFARI COLUMN: Turnbull endured many tragedies growing up
Coach Craig Turnbull, the latest head-coach victim of Oliver Luck’s shocking series of firings at West Virginia University, had generally enjoyed what many rate as an outstanding career not only in athletics but in life.
Like the present, there also were some very difficult times for him as a youngster.
Thousands on hand for WVU spring football practice
This was what Dana Holgorsen had in mind when he decided to turn his spring practice into a traveling show, the third and final open practice before the spring game coming to the state capital and being welcomed by the citizens like a tax cut.
WVU baseball swept at TCU
The WVU baseball team fell 3-1 as TCU completed the Big 12 series sweep on Saturday afternoon at Lupton Stadium.
West Virginia falls to 16-11 overall and 2-3 in conference play. The Mountaineers scored one run on five hits with one error.
Senior third baseman Michael Constantini and junior designated hitter Max Nogay had two hits each, with Constantini driving in a run and Nogay scoring a run.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Bussie eyes life after WVU basketball
The end, right now, is a blur for Asya Bussie.
In her dreams it was supposed to be a vivid memory, a run deep into the NCAA Tournament, certainly as a No. 2 seed to the Elite Eight but with a team she was sure was good enough to go even further.
WVU football prepares for open practice in Charleston
Coach Dana Holgorsen takes his West Virginia University football team again on the road again after cancelling Friday’s practice due to the weather, heading to Laidley Field in Charleston today for a free practice open to the public at 1 p.m.
Holgorsen promises to do some banging at this practice.
TCU rallies past WVU baseball
TCU scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the WVU baseball team, 4-3, on Friday evening at Lupton Stadium
West Virginia held a 3-1 lead entering the inning with senior right-hander Corey Walter on the mound. Walter issued back-to-back walks and was relieved by junior right-hander Michael Bennett.
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