Allan Taylor

Tuesday April 24, 2018

Jury rules no mercy for Lunsford: ‘Please don’t give Lena another chance to ever hurt anybody’

Defense witness says Lena Lunsford “is not a monster,” to which prosecutor Christina Flanagan responds, “I think Aliayah would disagree."

Monday April 23, 2018

Rockies call up Harrison Musgrave for MLB debut

A starter over three minor league seasons, Musgrave will fill a long reliever role with Colorado.

Lunsford guilty of daughter’s murder: ‘Finally gives an innocent child justice’

A jury deliberated only two hours late Monday before finding Lena Lunsford guilty of killing her 3-year-old daughter Aliayah and disposing of her body in 2011.

Lunsford guilty of daughter’s murder: ‘Finally gives an innocent child justice’

A jury deliberated only two hours late Monday before finding Lena Lunsford guilty of killing her 3-year-old daughter Aliayah and disposing of her body in 2011.

Sunday April 22, 2018

West Virginia’s sweep attempt derailed by K-State

The Mountaineers' bullpen was too spotty and its offense too late to salvage Sunday's 7-4 loss.

Saturday April 21, 2018

Mountaineers spin shutout to take series from K-State

An "effectively wild" Kade Strowd and two relievers held Kansas State to four hits, and West Virginia's Marques Inman collected nearly that many himself in Saturday's series clincher.

Friday April 20, 2018

Testimony: Lunsford dumped Aliayah’s body, made sisters promise ‘we wouldn’t tell’

The prosecution rested Friday after Lena Lunsford's oldest daughter said she feared revealing mom's secret: “Her favorite line was, ‘I brought you into this world, I can take you out.'"

Thursday April 19, 2018

Ex-members of motorcycle gang deny involvement with Aliayah’s vanishing

Lena Lunsford trial Day 4: Two former riders with Pagan's gang dispute theory they traded drugs for the 3-year-old girl who disappeared in 2011.

Wednesday April 18, 2018

Lunsford’s ex-husband noticed family van dirtied on morning toddler vanished

On Day 3 of the Lena Lunsford murder trial, prosecutors believe new testimony supports their assertion that mother buried 3-year-old Aliayah in a rural area and enlisted her other daughters in the cover-up.

Tuesday April 17, 2018

Potential West Virginia blueshirt Taymon Cooke commits to Marshall

The cornerback/receiver from Bluefield, Va., had committed to WVU in February but did not sign.

Sunday April 15, 2018

Eagles cut Worley hours after his arrest

The former WVU standout, taken into custody around 6 a.m. Sunday after police found him passed out inside a vehicle near the Eagles' facility, was in possession of an unregistered gun and had to be tased.

Pokes score go-ahead runs on passed balls to edge West Virginia

Just when WVU's blueprint for a turnaround weekend neared fruition, Oklahoma State rallied for a 6-4 win Sunday.

Friday April 13, 2018

Hits don’t add up in West Virginia’s 7-4 loss to Oklahoma State

West Virginia (15-16, 1-6) saw its four-game winning streak snapped despite bringing the tying run to the plate in each of the final three innings Friday night.

Thursday April 12, 2018

Brendan Ferns faces career decision after third serious injury: Coach

Defensive coordinator Tony Gibson recognizes how a succession of grueling rehabs could have the former four-star recruit second-guessing a return.

Florida supplants Hoosiers as next season’s West Virginia foe at MSG

After Indiana pulled out of the Jimmy V Classic matchup, ESPN organizers found the Gators to be a willing replacement.

WVU basketball hunting new muscle after decade with Kettler

The longtime Mountaineers' strength and conditioning coach will be reunited with former high school classmate Chris Mack at Louisville.

The Sweet Spot podcast offers a post-spring primer

Episode 36 of the video podcast evaluates Mountaineers football after the spring game that wasn't.

Wednesday April 11, 2018

WVU delivers Backyard lashing to win fourth straight

Brandon White's speed, Darius Hill's timely hits, Isaiah Kearns' pitching — it added up during the Mountaineers' 12-1 win over Pitt.

Monday April 9, 2018

Sophomore big man Maciej Bender transferring from West Virginia

Polish-born forward gives the Mountaineers roster equilibrium for now — four players outgoing, four recruits incoming — though WVU remains in search of adding another player for next season.

Thursday April 5, 2018

Snow in forecast, West Virginia nixes spring game

Saying wintry weather would put fans and players in peril, AD Shane Lyons announces cancellation of Gold-Blue game.

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