Allan Taylor

Yesterday 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.

Sunday April 13, 2014

Oklahoma State strikes early, hangs on to sweep Mountaineers

The No. 18-ranked Cowboys scored four runs in the first and dealt West Virginia its seventh straight loss, 7-4.

WATCH: Players not panicking despite 7th consecutive loss

It marked the first time since 2010 that West Virginia was swept in back-to-back conference series.

Juco guard Phillip commits to WVU after visit

The Jayhawk Conference MVP from Independence (Kan.) Community College was drawing interest from Kansas, Oklahoma State and Memphis.

Mazey explains pulling Carley in 8th inning of tie game

  MORGANTOWN. W.Va. — Even with his Mountaineers in a deadlocked game and his bullpen in disarray, coach Randy Mazey wasn’t tempted to send starting...

Saturday April 12, 2014

Oklahoma State outlasts Carley, then rips bullpen in 9-2 series clincher

The No. 18-ranked Cowboys scored eight times against WVU's relievers.

WATCH: Gibson has ‘good grasp’ on two-deep

New defensive coordinator says WVU accomplished a lot during spring.

Offense finally catches up in spring game victory

Piling up 483 yards and playing turnover-free for 95 plays, West Virginia's offense turned the tables.

Best & worst from West Virginia’s Gold-Blue spring game

Allan Taylor sizes up the good and the not-so-good from Saturday's 95-play spring game.

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