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Yesterday August 19, 2018

Mountaineers settle for draw against Arkansas

  UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — No. 9 West Virginia needed more than 150 minutes to notch its first goal of the young season, but Bianca...

Martinsburg set to go after third consecutive Class AAA title

Martinsburg will have to contend with a challenging schedule as it purses a Class AAA championship for the seventh time in nine years.

WVU postpones Fan Day over illness outbreak

A rescheduled date for Fan Day will be announced when available.

Saturday August 18, 2018

Spavital finding situations for Bush to hit ‘home-run shot’

Notebook: David Long wards off vampires, Blackwell dusts off college highlights and a 2-minute drill creates a rulebook debate.

Elkins native Tyler Phares takes control of Bridgeport offense

Bridgeport's traditional run-dominated offense is under the direction of Elkins native & former Morgantown assistant coach Tyler Phares.

When other recruiters wandered off, Gibson gave Stewart his chance

Jovanni Stewart enjoyed a massive senior season at Katy High, but most Power Five coaches couldn't bring themselves to overlook his 5-foot-9 frame.

Penn State breaks through in 80th minute to take opener

"One mistake cost us tonight,” said Nikki Izzo-Brown, whose Mountaineers (0-1) suffered their first season-opening loss since 2014

Friday August 17, 2018

Photo Gallery: Parkersburg South-Bridgeport scrimmage

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va — Parkersburg South and Bridgeport concluded their respective preseasons with a scrimmage Thursday night at Wayne Jamison Field in Bridgeport.

Capital enters season with high expectations in Class AAA

Kerry Martin and Capital have set the bar high for the upcoming 2018 season.

The Sweet Spot: Blaming the media for a hypothetical CFP snub?

Episode 42 of the podcast encounters a flurry of viewer questions, Mountaineers camp info and recruiting updates.

West Virginia’s football junkies took summer peek at Tennessee

Allan Taylor's column: Whenever Jake Spavital turns on the film, Grier and Sills flock to the room.

Thursday August 16, 2018

With Wilkinson gone, Wheeling Park counting on veteran line in 2018

Wheeling Park has advanced to the playoffs in seven consecutive seasons. But they must replace 2015 state championship quarterback Cross Wilkinson.

Where does Leddie Brown fit into WVU’s 2018 plans?

Offensive coaches say the big-framed freshman has vast potential, and soon we'll see where he stands in the running backs pecking order.

WVU’s Harris charged with battery for punching man in traffic incident

West Virginia says the matter "is being handled internally" regarding the forward who started 37 games last season.

Lyons confirms Duquesne will fill FCS slot on 2023 football schedule

The FCS Dukes will come to Morgantown for a Week 2 sandwich game between Penn State and Pitt.

Wednesday August 15, 2018

After consecutive trips to state final, Maxwell steps down at Buckhannon-Upshur

Jeremy Maxwell has stepped down after four seasons as the BUHS girls basketball coach.

Clay County football field cleared for play

Patch work to repair flood damage will keep the field playable for 2018, but school officials say major renovations are in the works after the season.

Tuesday August 14, 2018

Tonkery had to find his voice to man in the middle

The Bridgeport product is finding that the move inside to Mike linebacker requires learning new assignments and, just as crucially, learning to be heard.

Marshall legend Reggie Oliver dead at 66

Oliver is best known for throwing the winning touchdown pass in the Sept. 25, 1971 game against Xavier.

Sammons and younger group of Miners step in at Mingo Central

DELBARTON, W.Va. — With a 22-game regular season win streak at home, ‘Miner Mountain’ represents one of the best homefield advantages in West Virginia high...

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