Allan Taylor

Today April 23, 2017

Mountaineers land Illinois tight end pledge for 2018

The 6-foot-5, 215-pound O'Laughlin committed to WVU late Saturday, spurning offers from Cincinnati, Western Kentucky, Western Michigan and a host of mid-major programs.

Yesterday April 22, 2017

Zarbnisky factors heavily into comeback at K-State

The reliever silenced Kansas State late and contributed to a four-run, eighth-inning uprising as No. 21 West Virginia won the series opener 9-7 on Friday night in Manhattan.

Friday April 21, 2017

Thinking back to when 9-year-old Spavital idolized Justin Fuente

There's a hometown angle to West Virginia facing Virginia Tech, one that dates back more than 20 years.

As WVU baseball plans regional bid, work remains to be done

The No. 21 Mountaineers visit Big 12 cellar dwellar Kansas State this weekend with "a big trap staring us right in the face” says coach Randy Mazey.

Wednesday April 19, 2017

The Lunch: Get a glimpse at WVU’s latest 2018 commitment

Tyrese Allen, a small-school standout from Paintsville, Ky., says his recruiting process is "a done deal" after committing to West Virginia.

Tuesday April 18, 2017

Holgorsen sets timetable for Bosch’s return after ‘minor’ procedure

West Virginia's most experienced offensive lineman went down during Saturday's spring game with apparent knee injury.

Monday April 17, 2017

Adrian played with torn labrum in NCAA Tournament

WVU forward sustained the injury while tangling arms with Texas forward Jarrett Allen during the Big 12 quarterfinals.

West Virginia’s buzz will build once key players reassemble

Allan Taylor's Gold & Blue Lunch Report unpacks two key takeaways from the Mountaineers' 15 spring practices.

Sunday April 16, 2017

Juco QB becomes West Virginia’s latest 2017 addition

David Isreal was a full qualifier who spent his freshman season at Butler Community College, meaning he'll report to WVU this summer with three years plus a redshirt season at his disposal.

Mountaineers take wild walk in 9th to stun No. 3 TCU

WVU scored twice in the bottom of the ninth without putting the ball in play, stringing together a hit batter and four walks to stun the third-ranked Frogs 5-4 in Sunday’s rubber game.

Saturday April 15, 2017

Bullpen absorbs ‘expensive experience’ in 8-6 loss to No. 3 TCU

West Virginia squandered a four-run lead in the eighth inning and missed a chance to climb into a first-place tie with the Frogs.

Grier lets it rip, but defense has final say in spring game

The defense claimed a 54-21 victory over the offense Saturday in an exhibition that left both sides optimistic.

Holgorsen spices up ending with Geno-to-Gibson bomb

When West Virginia's coach got "bored" in the fourth quarter, he turned to the super-subs.

Photo gallery: Gold-Blue spring game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Photos from Saturday’s spring game at West Virginia, won 44-21 by the defense.

Friday April 14, 2017

Resilient WVU snaps 11-game skid vs. TCU on walk-off

The Mountaineers squandered a three-run cushion in the ninth inning but recovered in the bottom half to edge the No. 3-ranked Frogs 5-4 on Ivan Gonzalez’s sacrifice fly.

Thursday April 13, 2017

After 11 straight losses to TCU, can West Virginia reverse curse?

The Frogs are deep as ever, but the Mountaineers think they have narrowed the talent gap. Allan Taylor's Gold & Blue Lunch Report sets up a big baseball weekend.

Wednesday April 12, 2017

Mazey expects ‘full recovery’ for Dotson after breaking pitching arm

Junior underwent surgery after season-ending injury that occurred as he warmed up April 2.

West Virginia’s Kyzir White primed for breakout in Year 2

Gold & Blue Lunch Report: Pad-popping safety working to polish his game as a senior — and maybe catch a few interceptions along the way.

Tuesday April 11, 2017

‘Presence’ outweighed Dews’ lack of background with RBs

West Virginia's Dana Holgorsen took a best-available candidate approach to hiring Tony Dews away from Arizona.

Brendan Ferns ‘starting to let loose’ on rehabbed knee

West Virginia practice notebook from Tuesday: See who took first-team reps during the live drills and more on JOe Wickline as "Leaping Larry."

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