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Yesterday July 25, 2017

Nicewarner decision delayed until August 1

"I'll be sitting waiting for his resignation. If indeed we don't receive it in a timely fashion, then we will have a hearing Monday morning at 9 a.m. for the purposes of the discussion."

The Lunch: Staff moves latest sign of Huggins’ loyalty and vice versa

Continuity among assistants breeds success for WVU basketball: Allan Taylor's Gold & Blue Lunch Report.

Monday July 24, 2017

Eilert, Kuntz, Long promoted in West Virginia staff shuffle

Bob Huggins announced several basketball staff changes Monday, all linked to the June retirement of Billy Hahn.

Barksdale ‘can’t wait’ for return to Beckley basketball as assistant

Legendary Beckley basketball coach Dave Barksdale is returning to the Flying Eagles' bench, joining head coach Ron Kidd's staff as an assistant.

Manchin: Nicewarner likely to resign following felony charges

Harrison County Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Manchin is expecting to receive a resignation from Josh Nicewarner, based on discussion between school administration and the Nicewarner family.

Criminal complaint: Bridgeport’s Nicewarner knew alleged victim’s age

If convicted of both charges, he could face up to 15 years in prison.

Saturday July 22, 2017

Georgia 3-star cornerback becomes West Virginia’s 12th pledge

Jayce Rogers, a Rivals three-star prospect from the same hometown as Mountaineers assistant Doug Belk, also holds offers from Iowa, South Florida, Southern Miss and Middle Tennessee State.

Friday July 21, 2017

Younger South Charleston anchored by Joseph on defense

South Charleston 'young and talented' heading into the 2017 football season.

Bridgeport’s Nicewarner charged with attempting to seduce minor

Joshua Daniel Nicewarner, 34, of Bridgeport, is charged with two felony counts of soliciting a minor via computer and use of obscene matter with intent to seduce a minor.

Thursday July 20, 2017

Shepherd football, basketball to air on West Virginia Radio Corp. station

Shepherd University football and men's basketball games to air on WICL (95.9 The Big Dawg).

WVU’s Gibson on impact from in-state products Tonkery and Pitts

WVU defensive coordinator Tony Gibson talks about the impact of true freshman Derrek Pitts and redshirt-freshman Dylan Tonkery this coming season.

Is Spring Valley 2019 recruit the state’s top prospect in a decade?

On the Gold & Blue Lunch Report: Offensive tackle Doug Nester holds a litany of offers, including West Virginia, Ohio State, Alabama, Florida, Virginia Tech and Penn State.

Wednesday July 19, 2017

SSAC board votes to keep baseball state tournament in Charleston

Appalachian Power Park in Charleston will continue to host the high school baseball state tournament.

Huntington returns key skill players, depth along the line

Huntington has advanced to the Class AAA playoffs in six consecutive seasons.

Tuesday July 18, 2017

Benton & Wellman form smashing friendship

West Virginia's fifth-year seniors crave collisions and a chance to swap positions, if only for a few plays.

The Texas recruits know ‘is a lot different” than past glory years

Tuesday's notebook from Big 12 media days includes officials aiming to tone down coaching antics on the field.

The Lunch Report: Why 2017 could (finally) be Bill Snyder’s last season

Tim Fitzgerald of GoPowerCat.com joins the Gold & Blue Lunch Report from Frisco, Texas.

Monday July 17, 2017

East Hardy back at it after Class A title game setbacks

East Hardy has been the Class A state runner-up in football for the last two seasons.

Star athlete can now add ‘essayist’ to his winning skills

Athlete's essay wins $10,000 for Eastern Panhandle youth football league.

Patterson after no Texas teams finished in Top 25: ‘We should be embarrassed’

Big 12 media days notebook: Kingsbury needs a turnaround at Texas Tech

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