Sports

Today March 29, 2017

Montgomery named new Independence football coach

Mark Montgomery has been named as the new head football coach at Independence, taking over for Chris Vicars.

Yesterday March 28, 2017

Pitt errors open door for West Virginia’s 8-4 win

West Virginia took the lead on a two-run suicide squeeze and capitalized on four errors in an 8-4 win Tuesday night.

After title game run, Abbott steps down from Fairmont Senior

Fairmont Senior coach J.L. Abbott reflects on stepping down as the Polar Bears' football coach.

Mountaineers’ No. 2 center Buccigrossi suffers torn ACL

Practice notebook: More information on a West Virginia receiver's injury and an offensive lineman flipping sides.

Fairmont State taps Mazzulla to replace Calhoun

The Falcons, Division II national runners-up, replaced Jerrod Calhoun with one of his former assistants.

Graduate transfer receiver picks Sooners over WVU

Jeff Badet topped SEC receivers in 2016 while averaging 21.6 yards per catch.

Pitch count, postseason tweaks in effect as baseball picks up

A look at the pitch count rules in effect this year for baseball, along with postseason adjustments.

Herd begins spring drills looking for big improvement

Doc Holliday admits Marshall wasn't very good in 2016 and expects to see big improvements this spring.

As Nevada raids coffers for $950M, WVU professor pans stadium deals

Economics professor Brad Humphreys has spent 20 years debunking stadium deals and their inflated claims regarding jobs, wages and consumer spending.

Monday March 27, 2017

Elmore declares for NBA Draft

Jon Elmore has declared for the NBA Draft but will not hire an agent.

Herd hires Baker as new receivers coach

Dallas Baker won a national title at Florida and a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers.

Fairmont State’s Calhoun officially accepts Youngstown State job

Fairmont State's Jerrod Calhoun accepts head coaching position at Youngstown State.

Sunday March 26, 2017

MetroNews HS Baseball Power Rankings: Week 2

The MetroNews high school baseball poll is voted upon weekly by a panel of 10 radio broadcasters and sports writers across West Virginia.

Notre Dame’s West named Evans Award winner

Jarrod West named the top boys basketball player in the state by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

Huntington’s Dawson wins second straight Ostrowski Award

Huntington's Jordyn Dawson named the best girls basketball player in the state for a second straight year.

Class AAA high school boys basketball all-state teams

The 2016-17 high school boys basketball Class AAA all-state teams, as selected by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.

Saturday March 25, 2017

Grove pitches Mountaineers to series win over Jacksonville

West Virginia won the opener of a doubleheader 8-1 before the Dolphins avoided a sweep by taking the nightcap 8-2.

Fairmont State falls short in national title game

Northwest Missouri State won 71-61, becoming the first team to claim football and basketball titles in the same season.

Cramer’s walkoff homer polishes 4-run rally

Jackson Cramer's two-run homer capped a four-run ninth-inning uprising as West Virginia rallied past Jacksonville 5-3 in Friday night's home opener.

Friday March 24, 2017

Fairmont State preps for 1 vs. 2 national title showdown

Tipoff is Saturday at 3 Eastern for the top-seeded Falcons (34-2) facing No. 2 seed Northwest Missouri State (34-1).

Latest Newscasts