Allan Taylor, Author at WV MetroNews

Yesterday April 20, 2019

Manoah untouchable again: WVU sweeps Jayhawks in doubleheader

Alek Manoah extended his scoreless streak to 31 2/3 innings and the Mountaineers clinched their fourth consecutive Big 12 series.

After year away from basketball, Sean McNeil showed major colleges he could play

He dropped out after only two classes at D-II Bellarmine before becoming a high-scoring prospect in the juco ranks.

Sweet Spot podcast: Spring football revelations, spring hoops signings

Where should Vegas set the Mountaineers' win total for next fall? Episode 70 of the podcast drops.

Monday April 15, 2019

West Virginia surfaces at No. 20 in D1Baseball.com rankings

The Mountaineers (22-13, 6-6 Big 12) have won eight of their last 10 games.

Sunday April 14, 2019

No. 15 Texas Tech avoids sweep in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia had the series wrapped up, but Caleb Kilian made sure No. 15 Texas Tech didn’t leave empty-handed. The 6-foot-4 righthander...

Former Mountaineers guard Beetle Bolden is Bama-bound

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.— Former West Virginia guard Beetle Bolden plans to spend his graduate transfer season at Alabama. Bolden’s announcement Sunday on Twitter came 38 days...

Wednesday April 10, 2019

Re-imagining Mountaineers’ football uniforms before Saturday’s reveal

As West Virginia plans to unveil new uniforms, the Dominion Post and WVMetroNews re-imagined a few mockups — and alternates.

Tuesday April 9, 2019

Photo gallery: Tuesday’s West Virginia practice

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Images from West Virginia’s practice Tuesday at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Monday April 8, 2019

West Virginia’s accountability competition part of building ‘players-led team’

Allan Taylor's commentary: Neal Brown hopes to build better chemistry and better people in Morgantown.

Saturday April 6, 2019

Sweet Spot podcast: Spring fling for Mountaineers football

Episode 69 also tries to make sense of the Sagaba Konate saga.

Sunday March 31, 2019

Mountaineers embrace the cold to take series from Oklahoma

Kade Strowd pitched around eight walks as West Virginia won Sunday's rubber game 5-1.

Thursday March 28, 2019

Sweet Spot podcast: Ferns had chance to start as freshman before injuries intervened

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — In August 2016, freshman four-star recruit Brendan Ferns began taking reps with West Virginia’s first-string defense. He called home excited about the...

Monday March 25, 2019

Sour ending to a sour season for Mountaineers: Taylor

Allan Taylor's commentary from West Virginia's 109-91 loss in the CBI quarterfinals.

Saturday March 23, 2019

Along with installing scheme, WVU coaches instilling etiquette: Taylor

Sit up straight in that chair. Don't check your phone in a meeting. And don't put off film study until the wee hours.

Thursday March 21, 2019

Grier doesn’t back down from claim he’s the best QB on the draft: ‘It’s a motivator’

West Virginia quarterback enjoyed a sharp performance at pro day.

Wednesday March 20, 2019

West Virginia gets its money’s worth in first CBI game: Taylor

Allan Taylor's column from the WVU Coliseum where the Mountaineers downed Grand Canyon 77-63.

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Sweet Spot podcast: Which spring position battles are most crucial?

Episode 67 of "The Sweet Spot with A.T." delves into recruiting, Sagaba Konate and reclaiming our manhood in the CBI.

Monday March 18, 2019

Freshman guard announces transfer from West Virginia

The freshman from Acworth, Ga., Doomes played in 12 games and averaged 2.2 points this season.

Monday March 11, 2019

AD backs Huggins on CBI contingency: ‘Would be good for our young guys’

The College Basketball Invitational, a 16-team event that ranks below the NCAA and NIT in prestige, could allow West Virginia to play several postseason home games.

Saturday March 9, 2019

Dueling big men highlight Oklahoma State’s win over West Virginia

Derek Culver had a huge game, but Yor Anei got the win to give Cowboys a sweet.

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