Thursday, April 15, 2021

MORGANTOWN — It is difficult to imagine, especially in the era in which we live, but it has been a decade since Bob Huggins last replaced an assistant coach and that doesn’t figure to change any time soon now that the University of Cincinnati passed over West Virginia assistant Erik Martin a…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia’s European experiment is showing positive early signs, though it still needs more incubation before it can be declared a definite success.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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Charleston, West Virginia, was set to host one of the eight regionals in the 2020 version of The Basketball Tournament (TBT) — the winner-take-all event in which 64 teams, a number of which consist of alumni groups of NCAA schools, compete for a title, before COVID-19 struck.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Derek Culver’s junior season at West Virginia, which was among the most captivating in college basketball due to its inconsistencies, ended the way it started.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Senior Mark Goetz of the West Virginia University golf team shot a career-low 65 on Tuesday to finish at 12-under-par and win the individual title, while the Mountaineers shot 7-under-par as a team in the final round to win their third consecutive Mountaineer Invitational…

Monday, April 12, 2021
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — One of the prime objectives of this year’s spring football for coach Neal Brown is to find depth behind starter Leddie Brown in the running back room.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The common perception of covering punts and kickoffs is a group of players running hell-bent downfield and trying to blow up the return man with a big hit, but there is far more to executing good coverage — and conversely, good returns —than that simple outlook.

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The No. 5-ranked West Virginia University women’s soccer team finished the 2020-21 regular season with a 1-1 draw at No. 12 Virginia on Saturday afternoon at Klöckner Stadium in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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Bunker Hill Community College head basketball coach Nkrumah Jones has known Dimon “D.C.” Carrigan since the WVU transfer was about 12 years old, and has seen his natural talent evolve into the shot blocking and rebounding force he has become today.

Saturday, April 10, 2021
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Bunker Hill Community College head basketball coach Nkrumah Jones has known Dimon “D.C.” Carrigan since the WVU transfer was about 12 years old, and has seen his natural talent evolve into the shot blocking and rebounding force he has become today.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — It’s not the kind of move you are used to see being made, from wide receiver to Will linebacker, which was the main surprise Saturday’s open spring practice held.

Friday, April 09, 2021
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WACO, Texas — The Baylor Bears scored six unanswered runs, five in the eighth inning, to spoil a strong start from Jackson Wolf and defeat the West Virginia Mountaineers, 6-3, in the first game of three in Big 12 play this weekend.

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West Virginia University women’s basketball coach Mike Carey has announced that guard Savannah Samuel will join the Mountaineers for the 2021-22 season. She comes to Morgantown after spending last season at Oregon State and has four years of eligibility remaining.

Thursday, April 08, 2021
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MORGANTOWN — Malik Curry, the leading scorer at Old Dominion last season, is transferring to West Virginia to help ease the prospects of losing guards Miles McBride, WVU’s leading scorer, Taz Sherman and Sean McNeil, all of whom entered the NBA draft.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Wide receiver Bryce Ford-Wheaton would like nothing better than to become the No. 1 receiver in the nation this year but he’s willing to settle for being No. 0 on the West Virginia roster, the first player ever to wear the number.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Mountaineer men’s basketball team spent the entire 2020-21 season ranked in the top 17, finished with a 19-10 record and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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PITTSBURGH — Over the past couple of seasons, this was the kind of game West Virginia’s baseball team built its success on. It’s now getting a taste of the other side of such results.

Tuesday, April 06, 2021
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Heading into the 2021 season, there was a great deal of optimism surrounding the 2021 baseball season. A solid core of returnees, with a foundation of an excellent pitching staff, bolstered by a group of talented recruits, appeared to have the Mountaineers poised for another postseason appea…

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MORGANTOWN — Gil Brandt, the man who put the Dallas Cowboys together back when they really were the Dallas Cowboys and is considered one of the great personnel directors in NFL history, recently put together a list of the greatest defensive tackles of all-time for NFL.com.

Monday, April 05, 2021
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — One of West Virginia’s biggest defensive deficiencies last year has been taken care of as coach Bob Huggins landed the rim protector he needed in graduate transfer Dimon Carrigan from Florida International.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — In the end, Tykee Smith may not have left West Virginia, where he was an All-American safety last season, for Georgia solely because his position coach, Jahmile Addae, had preceded him down that path.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Timing, they say, is everything and somehow the timing just wasn’t right for the week Nikkie Izzo-Brown’s West Virginia women’s soccer team has had.

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West Virginia University lost one of the bedrocks of its athletic department this past weekend when former women’s tennis coach Martha Thorn passed away at the age of 83.

Saturday, April 03, 2021
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Junior midfielder Isabella Sibley found the back of the net in the 86th minute to help the No. 4-ranked West Virginia University women’s soccer team to a 1-0 win over No. 10 Virginia on Saturday afternoon at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium in Morgantown.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Redshirt senior guard Kysre Gondrezick of the West Virginia University women’s basketball team has earned Honorable Mention status on this year’s Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s (WBCA) All-America team, announced Saturday.

Friday, April 02, 2021
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — We have reached the final weekend of a college basketball season that almost didn’t start and seemed as if it would never end, a season born in the midst of a pandemic that was eased by the sport’s presence and determination to finish what it started.

Thursday, April 01, 2021

West Virginia has added a second Josiah to its men’s basketball verbal commitment list of 2022. Josiah Harris, a 6-7 junior forward from Richmond Heights High School in Cleveland will join guard Josiah Davis on the Mountaineer campus in 2022.

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MORGANTOWN — As we sat down at the laptop this morning there was every intention to write that while there was much disappointment generated from the way this past season ended for Bob Huggins and his West Virginia University men’s basketball team with a Round of 32 loss to Syracuse in the N…

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — A football team is as good as its talent will allow it to be, but that is not all that goes into the success and failure of a team.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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West Virginia women’s basketball senior Kysre Gondrezick has said often since the beginning of the 2020-21 season that this would be her final year playing at the college level.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — One of the themes Neal Brown has often stressed since taking over as West Virginia’s head football coach in 2019 is cross-training.

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MORGANTOWN — After two years of trying to put together the basics for eventual success in its offensive line, West Virginia has finally arrived at the point where they can see the potential of having a solid group, and the good news is, it hasn’t been done as a one-year fix but it could well…

Monday, March 29, 2021
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Taz Sherman is following his 3-point shooting backcourt partner Sean McNeil into the NBA Draft while keeping open the option of returning for another year of college basketball.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — West Virginia put the pads on for the first time this spring on Monday, at least those players who are left as it appears another defensive back has left the program.

Saturday, March 27, 2021
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MORGANTOWN — As beautiful as it was out in Morgantown around noon time, as West Virginia put on its first practice display of the spring for a group of media types, there still was one big shadow cast over Mountaineer Field.

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — It was one of those drills that are run thousands of times at hundreds of campuses across America during spring football practice.

Friday, March 26, 2021
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A West Virginia team bent on getting into the game emotionally after a dispiriting loss on Wednesday got all the lift it needed from a pair of early runs and a standout pitching performance from starter Jackson Wolf in an 11-0 shutout win over Kansas on Friday at Monongal…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — It is far too easy to just pass over the hiring this week of Kirk Ciarrocca as “just an offensive analyst” and let it go at that, but that would not be doing justice to a move that may grow in importance as time passes in the Neal Brown era of football at West V…

Thursday, March 25, 2021
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MORGANTOWN — Emmitt Matthews Jr. became the second West Virginia men’s basketball player in two days to put his name into the NCAA’s transfer portal, joining his buddy Jordan McCabe, and third player to put his WVU future in doubt on Thursday.

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