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 West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard (3) hands the ball off to Rushel Shell (7) during the second half against Kansas State in Morgantown, W.Va., on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Kansas State won 26-20.

Backup QB Skyler Howard gave West Virginia something to cheer about

Rather than focus on Clint Trickett’s possible injury-related woes, Dana Holgorsen lauded backup Skyler Howard for his performance Thursday.

2 days ago


 Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters rushes against West Virginia Thursday night in the Wildcats' Big 12 win against the Mountaineers.

Kansas State spoils WVU's home finale, 26-20

The Mountaineers (6-5, 4-4 Big 12) suffered their third loss in a row Thursday night in their home finale.

3 days ago


 West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen holds his head during the second half of last year's game against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kan. Kansas State won 35-12.

West Virginia must curb turnovers vs. Kansas State

Kansas State does not beat itself, which for West Virginia has been the opposite tale ahead of its game tonight against the No. 12 Wildcats.

4 days ago


 Thirteen of West Virginia's 19 seniors, including quarterback Clint Trickett, transferred to the Mountaineers.

West Virginia football: Trickett aims to make an indelible memory in home finale

Starting QB Clint Trickett is one of 19 seniors who will run onto Mountaineer Field for the final time Thursday night.

5 days ago


 West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen watches his team during the Blue-Gold Spring Game at Milan Puskar Stadium in April.

WVU football releases 2015 schedule

West Virginia will play a far more traditional schedule next season than it has in recent years.

5 days ago


 West Virginia guard Jevon Carter, left, reacahes for the  the loose ball alongside teammate Jonathan Holton, right as Lafayette guard Monty Boykins tries to regain control Sunday in Morgantown, W.Va.

District basketball roundup: Penn State men clamp down in win

The Nittany Lions' returning leader and newest standout helped lead the way to stifling victory Sunday against Atlantic 10 foe Fordham.

1 week ago


 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett drops back to pass against TCU in the first quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

West Virginia notebook: Passing offense starting to slip

Defense’s have kept the Mountaineers far below their early seven-game average of 361.7 yards per game.

6 days ago


 West Virginia's Daryl Worley reacts after TCU's Jaden Oberkrom kicked the winning field goal at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

West Virginia notebook: Second week off is much needed

This week away might not be perfectly timed, but Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen says it is sorely needed.

1 week ago


 Texas’ Johnathan Gray is pursued by West Virginia’s Terrell Chestnut as he reaches for the goal line to score a touchdown in the first half Saturday in Austin, Texas.

West Virginia's defense is stunned in slow start

By the time West Virginia could turn things around on defense Saturday, Texas had already established an insurmountable lead.

2 weeks ago


 Texas' safety Mykkele Thompson, left, upends West Virginia's running back Wendell Smallwood Saturday at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas.

WVU knocked off by Texas

The Longhorns’ bruising backfield tandem of Malcolm Brown and Johnathan Gray were a rude welcoming party for the visiting Mountaineers.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia's Kevin White jukes past TCU defender Chris Hackett (1) during the first quarter of a game last week in Morgantown, W.Va.

Mountaineers search for big redemption in Texas

After a tough loss against TCU. West Virginia is banking on a bounceback Performance on the road against Texas.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen looks on during the 2014 season opener against Alabama in Atlanta.

West Virginia, Missouri announce home-and-home football series

The teams will meet in Morgantown, W.Va., Sept. 3, 2016, and in Columbia, Mo., Sept. 7, 2019.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia's Kevin White pulls in a pass for a touchdown against Baylor's Xavien Howard in the fourth quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014.

WVU must get creative to get WR White the ball

Defenses are finding ways to take WVU’s star receiver, Kevin White, out of the Mountaineers offensive mix.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia's Juwan Staten drives by Loyola Maryland defenders during the second half of an game last year in Morgantown. West Virginia won 96-47.

2014 West Virginia men's basketball preview

Three keys to the season for WVU men's basketball.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia's women's basketball team celebrates a share of the Big 12 Conference championship last season after defeating Kansas during a game Tuesday, March 4, 2014, in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia won 67-60.

2014 West Virginia women's basketball preview

Three keys to the season for WVU women's basketball.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett on the Mountaineers' loss to TCU on Saturday: “If the guy missed the field goal, everyone is happy right now. That’s just part of the game.”

West Virginia coaches ban 
lose-and-tell
 philosophy

Mountaineers coach Dana Holgorsen took “moved on” to another level Tuesday, telling his players not to talk about their defeat against TCU.

2 weeks ago


 West Virginia's Clint Trickett passes in the second quarter Saturday against TCU in Morgantown, W.Va.

West Virginia's offense has tale of two halves

After staking a 13-point advantage against TCU, West Virginia was clicking. But the lead — and the Mountaineers offense — quickly vanished.

3 weeks ago


 The Connecticut women once again appear to be one of the nation's best teams, and the Kentucky men could be the last squad standing with all of the Wildcats' NBA-caliber talent.

College basketball preview: Looking ahead to the 2014-15 season

The Connecticut Huskies captured both the men’s and women’s NCAA tournament titles last season.

3 weeks ago


 TCU's Kolby Listenbee pulls in a 40-yard pass as he's defended by West Virginia's Daryl Worley late in the fourth quarter at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown.

'It hurts': TCU spoils West Virginia's night

No. 20 West Virginia couldn’t score during the final 14 minutes and 56 seconds, letting a nine-point lead slip away in the final eight

3 weeks ago


 West Virginia's Terrell Chestnut reaches to recover a fumble by TCU's Josh Doctson in the third quarter Saturday at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, W.Va. Chestnut returned the fumble for a touchdown.

Ron Cook: WVU drops ball at big party

There will be no Big 12 Conference title for West Virginia, only agonizing regret about a big one that got away.

3 weeks ago


TCU just like WVU in most respects

WVU, TCU have lots in common as they head into Big 12 Conference showdown in Morgantown Saturday.

3 weeks ago


'GameDay' makes big hit in West Virginia

WVU students offer warm welcome to ESPN's GameDay crew.

3 weeks ago


 A tent city forms as students gather Thursday in preparation for the ESPN Game Day show at  Mountainlair Green on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown.

WVU trying to keep a lid on postgame destruction

Officials and groups of students at WVU aim to keep after-game revelry from turning violent today.

3 weeks ago


 West Virginia safety Dravon Henry (6) runs in an interception for a touchdown against Oklahoma State during the fourth quarter at Boone Pickens Stadium. West Virginia won 34-10.

Aliquippa's Henry makes early impact at West Virginia

Former Aliquippa High School star Dravon Henry matures quickly as starting freshman safety for West Virginia.

3 weeks ago


College football previews on Post Route Podcast: Episode 7

Post-Gazette sports reporters Sam Werner and Stephen Nesbitt discuss Pitt’s struggles and look ahead to West Virginia’s showdown with TCU.

3 weeks ago


 West Virginia senior Kevin White, shown celebrating with fans after a 41-27 win Oct. 18 against Baylor in Morgantown, W.Va., is looking forward to a bowl game.

Mountaineers seniors relieved after 6th win

For Kevin White and the senior class, West Virginia's sixth win meant a little bit more -- it meant bowl eligibility.

3 weeks ago


 TCU's Trevone Boykin has five touchdowns and three interceptions this season.

West Virginia notebook: TCU’s Trevone Boykin a versatile star

Horned Frogs quarterback Trevone Boykin is having a breakout year, but the Mountaineers are already aware of the damage he can do.

3 weeks ago


College GameDay crew coming to Morgantown

Next weekend will mark its first return since Sept. 24, 2011, when the Mountaineers fell, 47-21, against LSU.

4 weeks ago


 West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett hands off to running back Wendell Smallwood in the Mountaineers' Big 12 win at Oklahoma State Saturday.

West Virginia wins at Oklahoma State

The Mountaineers survived their first test since moving into the Top 25, beating Oklahoma State, 34-10, in scorching heat Saturday.

4 weeks ago


 West Virginia's Mario Alford runs past Baylor defenders for a receiving touchdown late in the fourth quarter of last weekend's game in Morgantown, W.Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. West Virginia won 41-27.

Big 12 title hopes on line for West Virginia

A win today against Oklahoma State would put the Mountaineers in serious contention for Big 12 Conference title.

1 month ago



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