Which West Virginia true freshmen are likely to play in 2017?

The Gold & Blue Lunch Report identifies seven rookies who could contribute this season, plus our take on several position battles. Full Story & Video »



Mid-Ohio Valley Report: Week 1

2 days ago by in High School Sports

St. Marys starts its Class A title defense, Parkersburg begins a new coaching era and there's a top 10 matchup in Class A in Week 1.  Full Story »

Jackson aims to help Herd strengthen pass defense

2 days ago by in Marshall Sports

Marshall trying to recover from 3-9 mark in 2016, and secondary could be much improved.  Full Story »

HS football scrimmage gallery: Chapmanville vs. Mingo Central

2 days ago by in High School Sports

A look at the Cardinal Conference Grid-O-Rama scrimmage between Chapmanville and Class AA defending state champion Mingo Central.  Full Story »

Mountaineers debut at No. 22 in AP poll, one spot behind Virginia Tech

3 days ago by in WVU Sports

See the complete preseason top 25 unveiled today and get Allan Taylor's rapid reaction.  Full Story »

MetroNews High School Football Power Rankings: Week 1

3 days ago by in High School Sports

The MetroNews high school football power rankings are voted upon weekly by a panel of 30 radio broadcasters and sports writers across West Virginia.  Full Story »

Durante tweets he’s leaving Mountaineers for Florida Atlantic

5 days ago by in WVU Sports

The speedster, who did not report to camp while dealing with personal issues, had caught 60 passes for seven touchdowns over his first two seasons.  Full Story »

Spring Valley football at ‘new level’ after runner-up finish

5 days ago by in High School Sports

With a handful of Division I players on its roster, Spring Valley looks like a contender again in Class AAA.  Full Story »

The Blitz Podcast: Week 1

2 days ago by in High School Sports

Garrett Cullen and Fred Persinger look at the initial MetroNews preseason poll and break down some of the key games in Week 1 of the high school football season.  Full Story »

HS football scrimmage gallery: Wayne vs. Logan

2 days ago by in High School Sports

A look at the Cardinal Conference Grid-O-Rama scrimmage between Logan and Wayne.  Full Story »

HS football scrimmage gallery: Martinsburg vs. Patrick Henry (VA)

3 days ago by in High School Sports

A look at Martinsburg's scrimmage against Patrick Henry (VA).  Full Story »

Small sample, but Pettaway was perfect on short-yardage in 2016

3 days ago by in WVU Sports

In a solar eclipse edition of the Gold & Blue Lunch Report, Allan Taylor focuses on West Virginia's sophomore "bruiser."  Full Story & Video »

Dallas Baker charged with rebuilding Herd’s receivers

4 days ago by in Marshall Sports

After winning a national title at Florida and being part of a Super Bowl squad in Pittsburgh, he's making the leap into D-I coaching.  Full Story »

When a men’s room trough became stadium memorabilia …

5 days ago by in WVU Sports

West Virginia's renovations at Milan Puskar Stadium led to a strange request. Facilities director April Messerly explains.  Full Story & Video »

Top-ranked Mountaineers sweat out win at No. 5 Georgetown

6 days ago by in WVU Sports

West Virginia opened the women's soccer season with a victory thanks to Michaela Abam's early goal and Rylee Foster's seven saves.  Full Story »

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