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Mountaineers gymnasts tumble to No. 1 Oklahoma

Posted: Feb 24 2018 - 12:04 AM

NORMAN, Okla. — The WVU gymnastics team knew it had its work cut out for it. Traveling halfway across the country to take on No. 1 Oklahoma was not going to be an easy task.In order to knock off the Sooners, the Mountaineers were not only...

WVU roundup: Baseball teams loses to VCU, 6-2

Posted: Feb 24 2018 - 12:01 AM

CONWAY, S.C. — The WVU baseball team lost the opening game of the Brittain Resorts Invitational, 6-2 in 11 innings, to VCU on Feb. 23.In the first of four games in three days in Conway, the Mountaineers (1-3) where held to two runs on 10 hi...

Carter close to a milestone with Mountaineers

Posted: Feb 23 2018 - 11:55 PM

MORGANTOWN — Jevon Carter has never been one to talk much about numbers, and said he’s never stopped to worry about his place in WVU’s athletic history.His first assist Feb. 24 — the 21st-ranked Mountaineers (20-8, 9-6 Big 12) host Iowa Sta...

3 seniors in the spotlight for Mountaineers’ women

Posted: Feb 23 2018 - 11:52 PM

MORGANTOWN — So often we think of college senior athletes as the ones who came in as wide-eyed freshmen and worked their way up the totem pole until they became team leaders in a nice and neat four-year package.The WVU women’s basketball te...

How WVU’s offense stacks up for spring drills

Posted: Feb 23 2018 - 11:49 PM

MORGANTOWN — Spring practice begins Feb. 27 for a WVU football team expected to compete for a Big 12 championship — and possibly more.The table was set for a big run when quarterback Will Grier and wide receiver David Sills announced they...

WVU roundup: Baseball team has 4 games in S.C.

Posted: Feb 22 2018 - 11:07 PM

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The second week of the season sends the WVU baseball team to the Brittain Resorts Invitational, hosted by Coastal Carolina, Feb. 23-25. The Mountaineers play VCU at 11 a.m. today, then Illinois at 11 a.m. and VCU at 6...

WVU golfer makes history despite coach’s miscue

Posted: Feb 22 2018 - 8:31 PM

MORGANTOWN — Not even a mistake by head coach Sean Covich could keep WVU freshman golfer Matthew Sharpstene from making history.“The only bad shot he hit was when I gave him the wrong club on (No.) 18,” Covich said, laughing. “He should hav...

Big 12 reprimands Mountaineers coach Huggins

Posted: Feb 22 2018 - 8:28 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins received a public reprimand Feb. 22 from the Big 12, for his comments on officiating after the Mountaineers’ loss to Kansas five days earlier.The Jayhawks beat the Mountaineers, 77-69, in...

Mountaineers weigh good and bad of beating Baylor

Posted: Feb 21 2018 - 11:55 PM

MORGANTOWN — There was much to discuss about the 21st-ranked WVU men’s basketball team, coming out of its 71-60 victory against Baylor, on Feb. 20.Sophomore forward Sagaba Konate took another leap forward in his defensive progress.His nine...