MORGANTOWN — The rebranding of Rich Rodriguez as a major college football coach has begun.
Wednesday, December 01, 2021
MORGANTOWN — Think back a week, back to when Pitt’s basketball team came to the Coliseum to renew the Backyard Brawl in that sport, to the pregame business around town, to the sold-out arena, to the excitement it generated everywhere.
MORGANTOWN — Four or five years in a life is not really a very long time, although when you are 22 or 23, as West Virginia guard Sean McNeil is, it can seem like an eternity ago.
MORGANTOWN — As you watch West Virginia play its way through the early season you can’t help but feel there’s an explosion waiting to go off with guard Taz Sherman; a game where everything he throws up goes in and at the end of the game, the scoreboard lights up 40 points or so.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia football coach Neal Brown, like coaches across America not involved in conference championship games or changing jobs, has spent this week with his assistants on the road recruiting.
Sunday, November 28, 2021
MORGANTOWN — A couple of months ago, right after Baylor pounded WVU, 45-20, to drop the Mountaineers to 2-4, it appeared that thoughts of a .500 season and bowl invitation was nothing but a trip down fantasy lane.
Saturday, November 27, 2021
MORGANTOWN — You could say Taz Sherman was the hero Friday night at the Coliseum as he scored 28 points in WVU’s heart-stopping 80-77 war of attrition with Eastern Kentucky with 10,062 the announced crowd.
MORGANTOWN — If West Virginia beats Kansas in Saturday's 7 p.m. meeting in Lawrence, which airs on FS1, the Mountaineers will finish the regular season with a 6-6 record and become bowl eligible.
Friday, November 26, 2021
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kirsten Deans scored 12 points with six assists, 10 of 11 Mountaineers scored and No. 22-ranked West Virginia held off a tough challenge from Purdue, 65-57 at the St. Pete Showcase on Thursday night.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
MORGANTOWN — Perhaps the most important statistic to come out of Saturday’s West Virginia University victory over Texas was the complete dominance the Mountaineers had with ball control.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
MORGANTOWN — After the 31-23 victory over Texas on Saturday, West Virginia Coach Neal Brown went out of his way to compliment the 45,000 fans who showed up for the game to honor the seniors and to root on a team that has suffered through a difficult season. Brown said the turnout was excepti…
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University capped off a big weekend by sweeping Big 12 Player of the Week honors in both football and basketball.
Monday, November 22, 2021
Sunday, November 21, 2021
MORGANTOWN — The love-hate affair that West Virginia fans have had with quarterback Jarret Doege took a new and, to be quite honest, unexpected twist on Saturday as he was leading the Mountaineers to a 31-23 victory over Texas, keeping alive their chances to qualify for a post-season bowl game.
MORGANTOWN — There is only one good thing about having your back against the wall and that is that there’s only one way to go — forward.
Saturday, November 20, 2021
MORGANTOWN — No one thought West Virginia would go undefeated this basketball season and no one thinks the 82-71 punch to the gut they took Friday night from Marquette in handing them their first loss of the season will be their only loss.
Friday, November 19, 2021
MORGANTOWN — It may be Senior Day when Texas comes to Mountaineer Field to take on West Virginia at noon Saturday in a game shown on ESPN2, which ordinarily becomes a nostalgic look into the past, but this, instead, may turn into a celebration of the future within the two struggling programs.
MORGANTOWN — It was only an early season, first-round basketball game in a made-for-ESPN basketball tournament, but it turned into a historic game.
MORGANTOWN — It is rare, 10 games into a football season, when a matchup of two unranked teams carrying losing records has as much at stake as Saturday’s showdown between Texas and West Virginia
Thursday, November 18, 2021
MORGANTOWN — Two games, two victories into the 2021-22 basketball season you’d think West Virginia basketball coach Bob Huggins would be gushing over with happiness as his Mountaineers head into the Shriner’s Childrens Charleston Classic in South Carolina, a three-games-in-four-days early se…
MORGANTOWN — It was Tuesday, closing in on 1 p.m., when the coaches’ portion of football interviews previewing Saturday’s noon meeting with Texas that will be shown on ESPN2, ended and the anticipation began building.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
- WVU football exodus continues as two more enter transfer portal
- Retired Fairmont chiropractor cannot be accused of whittling away his time
- This week in West Virginia history
- 'A new life': Packing company settles in former Coca-Cola bottling plant on East Side
- Fairmont Senior rolls past Dots, punches ticket to state championship game
- 15th Feast of the Seven Fishes returns in-person this year
- Fairmont City Council continues to demolish derelict buildings
- Man handed life sentence for White Hall murder
- Former Mercer teacher hoping for holiday miracle: a family heirloom’s return
- Marion County gets a peek into Mon Health Neighborhood Hospital