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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.

Obituary: Marvin Wotring, the ‘man behind the musket’ at WVU

Marvin Wotring, the Morgantown gunsmith who made all of the Mountaineers' black powder rifles since 1977, died this week at age 78.

Connor Neal named 2018 MetroNews Player of the Year

State champion quarterback Connor Neal named MetroNews Player of the Year

West Virginia’s leading scorers fired blanks (6-of-35) vs. Florida

Bob Huggins warns a few payers that if "attitudes don’t change, they won’t be with us.”

Mountaineers no match for Gators in second half

Whatever momentum West Virginia built during its four-game winning streak evaporated Tuesday night in a 66-56 loss at Madison Square Garden.

Tuesday December 4, 2018

3 points to ponder after the Mountaineers’ MSG meltdown

Allan Taylor's instant analysis after Florida downed West Virginia 66-56 in the Jimmy V Classic.

Woods scores 33 as Wheeling Park surges past Morgantown, 60-45

Wheeling Park used a dominant third quarter to stay perfect on the season, defeating Morgantown by 15 points.

Hoops prediction: West Virginia vs. Florida at The Garden

Allan Taylor's final score prediction as the Mountaineers meet the Gators in the Jimmy V Classic.

MetroNews high school football ‘Top Plays’ for Week 15

Check out all the best plays from the state championship games in the Super Six.

Class A All-State Football Team

Doddridge County tailback Hunter America captains the first-team offense.

Monday December 3, 2018

Will Grier’s Heisman Trophy run stops short of trip to New York

Will Grier was vying for West Virginia's best Heisman Trophy showing since Major Harris in 1989, but his stellar season fell short of a trip to New York.

West Virginia needs Beetle to make big impact in Big Apple

The Mountaineers face Florida in the Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden.

Babers bringing Syracuse to relevance after post-Big East drought

The Camping World Bowl is no consolation prize to Syracuse, which is making its first postseason appearance under third-year coach Dino Babers.

Return to MSG could be nostalgic for Darris Nichols

"The cool thing about playing in New York is I know the West Virginia fans will travel and I’ll get to see people I haven’t seen in a long time,” Nichols said.

Bonus photo gallery: Martinsburg wins third consecutive state title

WHEELING, W.Va. — Bonus photo gallery over Martinsburg’s 31-7 win over Spring Valley in the Class AAA championship game. (Photos by Christopher C. Davis/@EP_BigCameraGuy)

Three Guys Before The Game – A Camping We Will Go (Episode 72)

Will Mountaineer fans make the trip to Orlando?

Marshall will face South Florida in Gasparilla Bowl

The Herd will head back to the Sunshine State to face South Florida at Raymond James Stadium.

Mizzou dominates West Virginia in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Amber Smith poured in 28 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in a 68-51 victory at No. 21 West Virginia.

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