Allan Taylor

Yesterday August 16, 2017

Open to more neutral-site games, Lyons hints at Bristol

The West Virginia athletics director met with the media for a wide-ranging discussion that touched upon facilities, scheduling and player discipline.

Only one trophy missing from WVU women’s soccer shrine

Gold & Blue Lunch Report: The Mountaineers start the season ranked No. 1 and hope to end it there too.

Tuesday August 15, 2017

Foot injury will sideline high-scoring Tynice Martin throughout preseason

WVU announced she will be sidelined until November by a foot injury sustained during USA Basketball national team trials two weeks ago.

Monday August 14, 2017

Citing ‘high expectations’ for players, Holgorsen suspends Simms 1 game

The sophomore receiver, charged with DUI twice since May, must complete other requirements before reinstatement.

Fuente tabs redshirt freshman as Hokies’ QB

Recruited by West Virginia in 2016, Josh Jackson is now slated to face the Mountaineers in next month's season opener.

Time for NCAA to tackle DUIs as seriously as it does PEDs

Impaired driving should bring a one-year ban. Allan Taylor makes the case in The Gold & Blue Lunch Report.

Sunday August 13, 2017

Marcus Simms’ arrest reveals 2nd DUI charge in 4 months

Sophomore receiver was pulled over early Sunday morning and reportedly admitted to smoking marijuana.

Friday August 11, 2017

Ka’Raun White: Defense fought back after ‘we were killing them all week’

More news following Friday's scrimmage at Milan-Puskar Stadium.

West Virginia on pace for 3-percent drop in season ticket sales

That would continue a six-year decline, though single-game purchases and mini-packages are keeping overall attendance level.

Thursday August 10, 2017

One of West Virginia’s top hitters transferring to Arizona State

After blossoming into a .302 hitter and driving in 44 RBIs as a sophomore, third baseman Cole Austin was granted his release.

Big 12 coaches make Mountaineers top choice for 6th straight title

A record six West Virginia players were named to the league's all-preseason team

While Crest finds footing at WR, his hands look great

Former quarterback/running back/safety/transfer aiming to contribute as senior at West VIrginia: The Gold & Blue Lunch Report

‘The Sweet Spot’ debates impact of Durante’s absence

Video podcast also tackles recruiting, offensive breakout candidates and wedding songs.

Wednesday August 9, 2017

Holgorsen: Final 2017 signee expected to arrive Aug. 16

An update on offensive lineman Isaiah Hardy and more from Wednesday's media briefing.

Tuesday August 8, 2017

Super sophomores? Simms & McKoy seize key roles in Mountaineers’ offense

The Gold & Blue Lunch Report: Both ready to take off after stop-and-start freshman years.

Monday August 7, 2017

After camp’s first week nose guard picture remains muddled

Jalen Harvey (above) is one of four candidates in the middle for West Virginia. Plus updates on freshmen who are standing out and why tight end packages will be limited this season.

Delayed potential taught Xavier Preston ‘nothing is given’

Defensive coordinator says 'Now's your time' as West Virginia senior linebacker hopes to become a starter.

Sunday August 6, 2017

Holgorsen on timetable for Durante’s return: ‘Don’t know if he will’

The status remains unclear for West Virginia's most dynamic after-the-catch receiver, with Holgorsen citing "personal issues."

Mountaineers add commitment from St. Frances receiver

Rivals three-star prospect Randy Fields became WVU's 15th pledge for 2018 class.

Friday August 4, 2017

Lone start of freshman year showed Shuler ‘I need to get right’

Notes following Friday afternoon's practice: Kennedy McKoy embraces popsicle top and Yodny Cajuste remains proud of stand-in Colt McKivitz.

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