Allan Taylor

Yesterday April 23, 2014

Mazey sees ‘supreme confidence’ as WVU routs Marshall 10-3

The Mountaineers keep swinging lively bats to win for fifth time in six games.

Running backs: Is WVU’s the best unit in the Big 12?

Yes, WVU lost an NFL back in Charles Sims, but JaJuan Seider contends there's more NFL talent in his running backs room.

Tuesday April 22, 2014

WVU batters Terps 14-2 for biggest blowout since 2011

Bobby Boyd hit a three-run homer and left-hander Ross Vance enjoyed another quality start.

WVU receivers: Can they get their swagger back?

As the post-spring position-by-position series continues, MetroNews sizes up Mario Alford and the Mountaineers wideouts

Monday April 21, 2014

Offensive line: Are Mountaineers vulnerable up front?

Neither tackle has started a game at the position and the depth looks iffy. Allan Taylor and Justin Hoff continue their post-spring analysis.

Despite reports of flipping to Alabama, 4-star Durante still committed to WVU

Receiver refutes reports he pledged to the Crimson Tide on visit to Tuscaloosa this weekend.

Huggins expects Phillip’s warrant issues ‘will be resolved’

Signee Tarik Phillip reportedly failed to appear on charge he stole an iPhone in North Carolina in 2012.

Saturday April 19, 2014

O’Brien’s big day highlights series-clinching comeback at Oklahoma

West Virginia overcame a four-run deficit by piling up 18 hits to beat the Sooners 9-5 on Saturday.

Friday April 18, 2014

WVU special teams: Aiming to be really special in 2014

With specialists Josh Lambert and Nick O'Toole returning, the kicking game has solid components.

Thursday April 17, 2014

Secondary: Trying to reverse two dreadful years of pass defense

West Virginia's defensive backs have been battered the past two seasons. Are they prepped to rebound in 2014?

Wednesday April 16, 2014

Carley gets chance to bolster WVU’s beleaguered bullpen

Big right-hander still slated to start Saturday at Oklahoma, but only if he's not needed in closer's role Thursday or Friday.

Phillip officially signs with Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Junior college point guard Tarik Phillip followed through on his 72-hours-old commitment and submitted his national letter of intent to West Virginia...

Linebackers: Will they be nasty or negligible?

Isaiah Bruce returns to the middle of a unit that should be solid in 2014.

Tuesday April 15, 2014

Surprised Bussie ‘just started crying’ when Lynx drafted her at No. 15

Asya Bussie's agent advised her she could last into the third round of the WNBA draft, so the WVU center was pleasantly blind-sided.

Stopped cold: Surprising sophomore ends WVU’s losing streak with 14 Ks

Vance Ross beat Ohio State 4-1 on Tuesday night, making his first Mountaineers start a memorable one.

Defensive line: Can no-name group hold the front?

With football spring practice complete, MetroNews begins its position-by-position examination of West Virginia.

Lynx choose Bussie at No. 15, making her program’s highest WNBA pick

West Virginia center selected by defending league champs with third pick of the second round.

Juco recruiting analyst: Phillip ‘definitely a good pickup’

Independence (Kan.) Community College commitment is a versatile guard who can contribute on both ends of the floor, says Brad Winton.

WVU freshman Adrian facing DUI charge

The 19-year-old forward was stopped by university police on North High Street.

Monday April 14, 2014

Padres sign Gyorko to 5-year extension worth $35 million

Former WVU standout gets new deal after leading San Diego with 23 homers in 2013.

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