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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 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...

WVU roundup: Henson named to S.C. Hall of Fame

Posted: Feb 20 2018 - 9:03 PM

MORGANTOWN — The South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame named Sammie Henson, head coach for the WVU wrestling team, to its class of 2018.“To be inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame is huge for me,” Henson explained. “I’m not even fro...

WVU sweeps dual gymnastics, wrestling meet

Posted: Feb 18 2018 - 9:20 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU delivered a triple-threat victory with wins for gymnastics, wrestling and the fans during the Mountaineers’ Beauty and the Beast competition Feb. 18, at the WVU Coliseum. The annual showcase, paired with WVU’s inaugural Fa...

WVU roundup: Wrestlers drop match to Edinboro

Posted: Feb 16 2018 - 12:08 AM

EDINBORO, Pa. — Redshirt freshman Kyler Rea earned his third straight victory of the season, as the WVU wrestling team fell to Edinboro, 21-15, in its final road dual match of the season Feb. 15.Heavyweight Billy Miller clinched the win for...

WVU roundup: Wrestlers take on Edinboro

Posted: Feb 14 2018 - 11:19 PM

MORGANTOWN — The WVU wrestling team caps its regular-season slate with a pair of nonconference duals, starting with a trip to Edinboro, Pa., for a match against the Fighting Scots, at 7 p.m. Feb. 15.The match will be available to subscriber...

WVU gymnasts not landing the little things right

Posted: Feb 13 2018 - 7:42 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU gymnastics coach Jason Butts is happy with the way his team has performed this season, but one thing has been a thorn in the Mountaineers’ side.It reared its ugly head at the University of Denver’s Winterfest Classic, on Fe...

WVU roundup: Mountaineers win golf match

Posted: Feb 13 2018 - 7:39 PM

PALM CITY, Fla. — Three Mountaineers finished in the top five and the WVU golf team shot 12 under par to win the Martin Downs Collegiate, at Martin Downs Golf Club, on Tuesday.Freshman Matthew Sharpstene set a program record with a low roun...