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Saturday June 1, 2019

Regional notebook: Mountaineers feed off rollicking atmosphere

West Virginia fed off a record crowd, plus other notes from the Mountaineers and the other three teams in the action at the Morgantown Regional.

West Virginia moves on with first-round regional win over Fordham

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – Now that they’ve made history, the Mountaineers are making sure they prolong it. West Virginia made the most of its first postseason...

Friday May 31, 2019

Mon County Ballpark a key factor in WVU baseball’s growth

West Virginia baseball has come a long way from its humble setting of Hawley Field.

Thursday May 30, 2019

Even at home, it’s easy for Mountaineers to play disrespect card

West Virginia is hosting a regional for the first time, but it has a number of reasons to feel like an underdog.

Wednesday May 29, 2019

Morgantown Regional sells out in 15 minutes; student seats still available

It didn't take long for West Virginia to sell out the NCAA baseball regional, but there are still some ways to get into the stadium.

Wide receiver recruit Wilson picks Iowa State over West Virginia

West Virginia still has its final scholarship available after a junior college recruit picked a Big 12 rival.

‘Highlight Reel’ White giving West Virginia pitchers a big boost

Center fielder Brandon White is the second member of his family to make highlight-reel plays in a West Virginia uniform.

Tuesday May 28, 2019

Junior college linebacker S.L. McCall commits to West Virginia

He has yet to play a down in college, but linebacker S.L. McCall rewarded West Virginia's show of faith with one of his own.

Monday May 27, 2019

Regional brings celebration and validation to West Virginia baseball

GRANVILLE, W.Va. – For a good portion of West Virginia’s Sunday night flight home from Oklahoma City, Randy Mazey was in misery. There was no...

West Virginia draws No. 15 overall seed in NCAA baseball tournament

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia is the No. 15 overall national seed in the 2019 NCAA baseball tournament. The Mountaineers will host Texas A&M, Duke...

Sunday May 26, 2019

Haskins in position to continue elevation of West Virginia tight ends

Jovani Haskins will look to keep tight ends a relevant factor in West Virginia's passing game.

Saturday May 25, 2019

Wide receiver Dillon Spalding transfers to WVU’s Week 1 opponent

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It turns out wide receiver Dillon Spalding has not made his final appearance at Milan Puskar Stadium. Spalding, who announced last week...

Wednesday May 22, 2019

How WVU center Chase Behrndt ended up in a St. Louis Blues hype video

The St. Louis Blues have unexpectedly made Country Roads a team anthem, and it created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for one Mountaineer football player.

Tuesday May 21, 2019

Breaking down West Virginia’s path to hosting a baseball regional

West Virginia is in position to host a baseball regional for the first time since 1955 -- but who are the Mountaineers competing against?

Cornerback Jordan Adams leaving WVU football team as grad transfer

The senior defensive back is leaving the program in search of more playing time elsewhere.

Sunday May 19, 2019

West Virginia linebackers will need team effort to replace David Long

Several Mountaineers are ready to step up and replace West Virginia's one-man tackling machine.

Saturday 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.

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