Thursday, October 22, 2020

MORGANTOWN — On the surface it looked to be among the most inconsequential passes of last Saturday’s football game, yet it may turn out to be one of the most meaningful passes of the football season for West Virginia University.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

MORGANTOWN — There are red warning flags flapping in the west Texas breeze serving as warning signals to a West Virginia University football team as it prepares to play Texas Tech in Lubbock, at noon this weekend.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

MORGANTOWN — It started 24 years ago when a pass rushing defensive end and linebacker named Gary Stills came to West Virginia University to play football and began making plays you couldn’t believe.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

MORGANTOWN — Fans finally returned to Mountaineer Field on Saturday and you can guess with lowly Kansas as the opposition, they were expecting to be rocking and rolling early to the beat of the Pride of West Virginia celebrating Mountaineer touchdowns.

Friday, October 16, 2020
Thursday, October 15, 2020

MORGANTOWN — As election day bears down upon us, we wonder if the politicos are not missing a great opportunity to improve their election chances by not hiring football coaches to write their speeches.


MORGANTOWN — You may have wondered whatever happened to wide receivers Sam Brown, Sean Ryan and Ali Jennings, sightings of whom have been scant or non-existent the past few games for West Virginia.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

MORGANTOWN — There are times, after watching a football game these days, that I just sit there and wonder what Sam Huff would think of what I’ve just seen.

Sunday, October 11, 2020

MORGANTOWN — One of the great things about being a baseball writer, which occupied my life for 30 years, was the fact that there was a game almost every day.

Friday, October 09, 2020

MORGANTOWN — As always, Bob Huggins didn’t disappoint with his first media conference for the upcoming basketball season.

MORGANTOWN — There will be a basketball season for West Virginia University this year, although it won’t include the much-anticipated Pitt game, and the route to getting there has been and still will be filled with S-curves, detours and road blocks, just as it has been since last March when …

Thursday, October 08, 2020

MORGANTOWN — In recent years, special teams has been sort of the ugly stepchild of the West Virginia University football program.


MORGANTOWN — On Saturday last, as West Virginia University was engaged in a slugfest with Baylor at Mountaineer Field, the Bears quarterback Charlie Brewer felt pressure being applied quickly from behind as he set himself to pass.

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia gave out its weekly awards for the victory over Baylor, not using players who had won national or conference citations, and running back Leddie Brown once again was the offensive player of the week.

Sunday, October 04, 2020

MORGANTOWN — There comes a time when every growing college football program announces its arrival on the scene.

Friday, October 02, 2020

MORGANTOWN — The word came down earlier in the week that the Steelers scheduled game with the Tennessee Titans had been postponed until later this season due a coronavirus spike.

MORGANTOWN — It is becoming apparent that West Virginia is going to be as good as its offensive line is.

Thursday, October 01, 2020

MORGANTOWN — For quite some time, it was hard to understand why Texas Tech would always ride a strong, accurate throwing arm to put points on the scoreboard, no matter what.


MORGANTOWN — It goes back, maybe, to Sam Huff, whose address is 2121 George Halas Drive, NW, Canton, Ohio, 44708.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

MORGANTOWN — Don Nehlen remembers a game at Bowling Green, a game that was a tough game to lose, much like this past loss Neal Brown and West Virginia had to suffer through at Oklahoma State on Saturday.

Sunday, September 27, 2020

MORGANTOWN — If, as they say, you learn from your mistakes, West Virginia University ought to be an A+ student when it walks on the field next week against Baylor, for they made enough mistakes to earn a doctorate in football.

MORGANTOWN — Football coaches, and you can place West Virginia’s Neal Brown right up there among them, normally can accept defeat.


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