Sean Manning, Author at WV MetroNews

Monday February 18, 2019

Travis Trickett ‘can’t put a price’ on joy of returning to West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Travis Trickett’s second stint in Morgantown will be a little different than his first go-around nearly 20 years ago. The final piece of...

Thursday February 14, 2019

Pitching preview: Manoah, Strowd bookend Mountaineers staff facing questions

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The hope of a career playing baseball had West Virginia pitcher Alek Manoah chomping at the bit to get better this...

Lineup preview: Zarbnisky out indefinitely, but Mountaineers have experience

Six positional starters return as West Virginia seeks to rebound from disappointing 2018.

Saturday February 9, 2019

QB or outfielder? Trey Lowe gets assist from both coaches

West Virginia baseball coach Randy Mazey said he and football coach Neal Brown are intent on helping redshirt freshman Trey Lowe develop a plan for playing both sports this spring.

Wednesday February 6, 2019

No longer signing with Pitt, Morgantown’s Nick Malone re-opening recruitment

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown High offensive lineman Nick Malone confirmed he won’t sign with Pitt on Wednesday after re-opening his recruitment. The 6-foot-6, 280-pounder...

Saturday January 26, 2019

University extends win streak over Morgantown to 8 games

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — As the final seconds ticked down at University High between the Morgantown and University boys’ basketball teams, UHS head coach had a special...

Monday January 21, 2019

Top-ranked Martinsburg dominates No. 6 Morgantown

The Bulldogs rolled to a 73-52 win behind 19 points from Qualeke Bush and Telryn Villa.

Sunday January 6, 2019

Neal Brown’s first touchdown at WVU: Coach arrives on campus

West Virginia's newly hired coach met Sunday night with Mountaineers players.

Saturday December 22, 2018

Morgantown High ‘got better’ even in loss to Kennedy Catholic

Future Mountaineer Oscar Tshiebwe led all scorers and collected 16 rebounds.

Tuesday December 18, 2018

Tshiebwe to display talents in Morgantown’s American Homes Classic

Morgantown takes on Oscar Tshiebwe and Kennedy Catholic as part of a busy American Homes Classic.

Saturday December 15, 2018

University’s Parow winner of Moss Award

Hawks' senior garners state's top receiver.

Amir Richardson commits to Marshall, plans to play receiver

Had WVU scholarship offer pulled a week ago.

Saturday November 24, 2018

Gibson: ‘Dumb mistakes’ by defense fed into Oklahoma’s big-play attack

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia’s defense was touted for being one of two in the nation not to allow a play over 50 yards this...

Woeful Sooners defense saved face with scoop-and-scores

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — In a game that featured West Virginia and Oklahoma combining for 1,372 yards and 115 points, it was one defense that rose to...

Thursday November 22, 2018

Careers of Sills, Grier and Askew-Henry took unusual turns

MORGANTOWN, W.Va — West Virginia quarterback Will Grier will walk out of the weight room and onto Mountaineer Field on Friday to a standing ovation...

Saturday November 17, 2018

Shootout sends Wake Forest past West Virginia in NCAA upset

Sh’Nia Gordon scored the tying goal with a minute left in regulation, but the Deacons prevailed on penalty kicks in Friday’s 2-2 NCAA second-round draw.

Monday November 12, 2018

West Virginia draws LIU-Brooklyn in men’s NCAA soccer opener

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia soccer coach Marlon LeBlanc doesn’t know much about NCAA tournament opponent LIU Brooklyn beyond its affiliation with the Northeast Conference....

Saturday November 10, 2018

Kickoff nightmare resurfaces for Frogs in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — TCU coach Gary Patterson didn’t need help recalling the special-teams mishaps two years ago that haunted his team at Milan Puskar Stadium....

Long on holding TCU to minus-7 rushing: ‘Great day at the office’

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Linebacker JoVanni Stewart’s ears perked up when he heard how many yards West Virginia’s defense allowed to TCU on Saturday at...

Friday November 2, 2018

Once an afterthought, Shea Campbell fills valuable defensive role

  MORGANTOWN, W,Va. — Though he was born in Morgantown, Shea Campbell moved to Pittsburgh a few years later and spent the early part of...

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