Sean Manning, Author at WV MetroNews

Saturday September 14, 2019

Notebook: Targeting on Norwood fair, but call tough on officials, Brown says

Mountaineers make-do without starting safety for three quarters, special teams comes up big again and young receivers shine.

West Virginia offensive line finally figures it out against N.C. State

COMMENTARY MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — When it was announced pregame that West Virginia starting guards Josh Sills and Mike Brown were both out of Saturday’s game...

Final: West Virginia bounces back to beat N.C. State 44-27

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia (2-1) bounced back in a big way, beating N.C. State (2-1) 44-27 on Saturday at Milan Puskar Stadium. FOURTH QUARTER...

Friday September 13, 2019

N.C. State’s Thomas brothers excited to come back ‘home’ to play at West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — One of the biggest questions heading into today’s game between N.C. State and West Virginia at Milan Puskar Stadium was where is...

Monday September 9, 2019

West Virginia’s football game at Kansas to kick off at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 21, stream on Big 12 Now

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The Big 12 announced Monday morning that WVU’s Sept. 21 football game at Kansas will kick off at 4:30 p.m. on Big...

Saturday September 7, 2019

West Virginia defense makes Mizzou QB Kelly Bryant look like ‘Superman’

COLUMBIA, Mo. — West Virginia defensive coordinator Vic Koenning isn’t claiming that he favors the DC Comics Universe over Marvel, but he compared his unit’s...

As they score: Missouri pulls away early, blasts West Virginia 38-7

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri jumped out to a 31-0 lead in the first half and did not look back Saturday against West Virginia, on its...

Saturday August 31, 2019

WVU football notebook: Receiver Tevin Bush makes plays count vs. JMU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — After a rocky first half Saturday against James Madison, West Virginia receiver Tevin Bush knew the Mountaineer offense needed a spark. He...

Second-half adjustments boost West Virginia defense to strong finish

Second-half defensive adjustments were crucial in West Virginia's 20-13 win over James Madison.

West Virginia holds on to 20-13 win over James Madison in Neal Brown’s debut

Scoring summary MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — James Madison kicker Ethan Ratke knocks in a 31-yard field goal to pull the Dukes within 20-13. TOUCHDOWN: Following a...

Tuesday August 20, 2019

Pikewood Creative wins Emmy for ‘Hot Rod’ documentary

“Hot Rod: The Clown Prince of Basketball” took the top spot in the Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards’ nostalgia category.

Friday August 16, 2019

West Virginia defensive lineman Darius Stills tired of being overlooked

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Darius Stills doesn’t have any resentment toward it anymore, but he realizes he’s lived in the shadow of little brother Dante for...

Tuesday August 13, 2019

Fairmont’s Jake Abbott embracing role on WVU special teams unit

The former Polar Bear is ready to make an impact for the Mountaineers this season.

Thursday August 8, 2019

WVU tight end Jovani Haskins charged with three misdemeanors

West Virginia's presumed starting tight end faces a trio of charges after a late-night traffic incident.

Saturday August 3, 2019

West Virginia women’s basketball player Tynice Martin suspended indefinitely

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia women’s basketball player Tynice Martin is suspended indefinitely for violation of team rules, according to a WVU release Saturday afternoon....

Wednesday July 31, 2019

Morgantown native Jedd Gyorko traded to Dodgers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown native Jedd Gyorko is headed from one contender to another in the National League. With an hour to spare in Wednesday’s...

Tuesday June 11, 2019

Former WVU cornerback Jordan Adams headed to Massachusetts

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Former West Virginia cornerback Jordan Adams is headed to the University of Massachusetts as a graduate transfer, Adams announced Monday on his...

Wednesday June 5, 2019

Derrek Pitts the latest member of WVU secondary in transfer portal

Both of West Virginia's starting safeties are in the transfer portal as South Charleston native Derrek Pitts looks elsewhere.

Tuesday May 21, 2019

Morgantown rolls Park to force decisive regional game

The winner-take-all game is in Morgantown Wednesday.

Monday May 20, 2019

Park strikes first in regional series with Morgantown

Wheeling Park can clinch a state tournament berth Tuesday.

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