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Saturday December 8, 2018

Rivalry or not, modern edition of West Virginia-Pitt did not lack intensity

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — It sounded like a rivalry. Well before the ball was tipped, Pitt players were loudly advised to dine on fecal matter...

After 50 turnovers and 49 fouls, West Virginia relishes rugged win over Pitt, 69-59

Sagaba Konate had 16 points, nine rebounds and seven blocks for the Mountaineers.

Grier skipping Camping World Bowl for NFL draft prep

Quarterback threw for 3.864 yards and 37 touchdowns this season.

Prediction: WVU hosts Pitt in Backyard Brawl

Allan Taylor's final score prediction as West Virginia hosts Pitt.

Friday December 7, 2018

Clay-Battelle closes strong, tops RCB in championship of Sam Bord Tournament

Clay-Battelle used timely 3-point shooting to overcome a narrow halftime deficit and defeat Robert C. Byrd.

Bridges scores 26 as Fairmont Senior takes opener, 77-58 over Wyoming East

A series of second half runs allowed Fairmont Senior to take their season opener against Wyoming East.

RCB uses late run to win opener over Winfield, 66-53

Robert C. Byrd pulled away late from Winfield, winning their season opener over the Generals.

West Virginia’s Konate doubtful for Backyard Brawl

Knee injury has limited the junior center in practice as Mountaineers prepare for sold-out game against Pitt.

Amir Richardson says West Virginia’s Holgorsen pulled scholarship offer

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — When University High senior Amir Richardson committed to play at West Virginia last July, he excitedly announced “I’m staying home, baby.” Now...

West Virginia’s Cajuste opts not to play in Camping World Bowl

The Big 12 linemen of the year is projected to be drafted in the top three rounds.

Photo gallery: University edges Morgantown, 51-45

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Photos from University’s 51-45 win over Morgantown in girls high school basketball Thursday evening at University H.S. (Photos by William Wotring)

Thursday December 6, 2018

Robertson leads Trinity to 74-55 win over Philip Barbour

Joel Robertson had the hot hand, scoring 35 points to lead the Warriors over the Colts.

A look back at the highs, lows and oddities from West Virginia’s 2018 season

We take a look back and commemorate the ups, downs and Gary Busey cameo appearances that marked West Virginia's 2018 football regular season.

‘The Sweet Spot’ podcast: Bowl ticket-buyers in limbo over Grier

Episode 58 predicts we've seen the last of collegiate Will Grier and dispels the myth that WVU was screwed over by the bowls selection process.

Even in early December, Pitt looms as a must-win for West Virginia

COMMENTARY MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It is rare air the West Virginia basketball team finds itself in these days. For all of the wrong reasons. The...

Three Guys Before The Game – Next Man Up (Episode 73)

Who skips the bowl? Who steps up in hoops?

Former WVU assistant basketball coach, fundraiser McPherson dies

Gary McPherson was affiliated with the Mountaineers for parts of six decades.

MetroNews high school football ‘Top Plays’ for 2018

Check out the top ten plays from the 2018 season.

Class AA All-State Football Team

Fairmont Senior's Neal named offensive captain, while Bluefield lands five players on first team.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Gibson second-highest paid DC in Big 12; WVU staff ranks fifth overall

West Virginia's coaching staff is near the middle of the pack in Big 12 salaries, but defensive coordinator Tony Gibson stands out as one of the best-paid assistants among his peers.

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