Alex Hickey, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday May 18, 2019

Senior Darius Hill goes 4-for-4 to lead West Virginia to win in home finale

West Virginia closed out the regular season with a picture-perfect ending for its seniors.

Friday May 17, 2019

Hill Topper: Darius Hill’s consistency defines West Virginia baseball’s rise

Darius Hill came to West Virginia looking to make history, and the senior and his teammates are on the verge of doing so.

Thursday May 16, 2019

West Virginia wide receiver Dillon Spalding enters transfer portal

A West Virginia wide receiver with four remaining years of eligibility remaining is testing the transfer waters.

Bowling Green quarterback Jarret Doege transfers to West Virginia

A new quarterback enters the equation for West Virginia, though he is expected to sit out in 2019.

Monday May 13, 2019

Adrian Moss, tight end for 1988 Mountaineers, dies at 52

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Adrian Moss-Beasley, a tight end on West Virginia’s legendary 1988 team, died late Saturday night due to complications from colon cancer....

Sunday May 12, 2019

West Virginia will rely on veteran defensive backfield this fall

West Virginia's defense will draw on plenty of experience in its secondary this season, but some newcomers could also add to the mix.

Friday May 10, 2019

Fairmont Senior’s Jalen Bridges explains prep school decision

West Virginia's prep basketball player of the year explained why he wants to attend prep school before jumping in to college basketball despite multiple scholarship offers.

Wednesday May 8, 2019

WVU notebook: Brown comfortable in his own jeans touring West Virginia

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – Fans turning out to see Neal Brown at West Virginia’s annual coaches caravan got a pretty good idea of how comfortable the...

Monday May 6, 2019

Where Neal Brown will look after QB Beau Allen pledges to Kentucky

West Virginia missed out on a talented quarterback who wanted to stay home, but other options remain available.

Sunday May 5, 2019

Junior college offensive lineman John Hughes signs with West Virginia

West Virginia filled its need for another offensive lineman by signing a Texas junior college product.

West Virginia QB target Beau Allen to make college choice on Monday

Neal Brown hopes to land a recruiting upset from his home state on Monday.

Running back shaping up as West Virginia’s strongest position in 2019

There's little question which position Neal Brown considers his strongest in his first year at West Virginia.

Saturday May 4, 2019

West Virginia’s bats go quiet, hungry Horned Frogs clinch series win

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – A day after facing the most touted pitching prospect in college baseball, West Virginia swung its bats like it saw his ghost....

Thursday May 2, 2019

College baseball’s top two aces set to duel at Mon County Ballpark

The top two pitching prospects in the upcoming MLB Draft will go head-to-head when West Virginia's Alek Manoah takes on TCU's Nick Lodolo Friday night.

West Virginia defensive lineman Tyrese Allen enters transfer portal

A second West Virginia football player has entered the transfer portal this week.

Tuesday April 30, 2019

WVU lefty Nick Snyder one strike shy of no-hitter against Marshall

West Virginia pitcher Nick Snyder was one out away from a no-hitter before Marshall's Erik Rodriguez broke it up with an infield single.

With Simms leaving, who will step up at receiver for West Virginia?

West Virginia will need multiple players to step up with its most experienced receiver leaving the program.

Monday April 29, 2019

Departing WVU receiver Marcus Simms officially enters transfer portal

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Wide receiver Marcus Simms moved forward with his plan to leave West Virginia on Monday afternoon, formally entering his name into the...

Sunday April 28, 2019

Receiver Marcus Simms indicates he is leaving West Virginia football team

Receiver Marcus Simms indicated on social media that he is leaving West Virginia, but sources say he has not officially filed for a transfer yet.

Saturday April 27, 2019

Five Mountaineers drafted, but David Sills surprisingly not among them

West Virginia receiver David Sills signed with the Buffalo Bills after a surprising tumble out of the NFL Draft.

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