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Marshall's Johnson drops extra pounds in offseason
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Marshall's Johnson drops extra pounds in offseason
Marshall star Devon “Rockhead” Johnson is, well, a few double quarter-pounders lighter.
Marshall's Johnson drops extra pounds in offseason
Marshall's Johnson drops extra pounds in offseason
Marshall star Devon “Rockhead” Johnson is, well, a few double quarter-pounders lighter.
Charleston Catholic boys top Huntington
Charleston Catholic boys top Huntington

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Catholic boys soccer team has been no stranger to deficits so far this season.

The Irish have trailed in each of their last two games, but both times Catholic responded, rallying for the second...

Shorts gives WVU versatile option at receiver
Shorts gives WVU versatile option at receiver

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Hand Daikiel Shorts a blank depth chart and a pen. Ask the junior receiver where he would place himself in the hierarchy of West Virginia’s offense.

“First team,...

Mitch Vingle: WVU’s new starters, recruiting and Switzer
Mitch Vingle: WVU’s new starters, recruiting and Switzer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Ye olde notebook:

WVU football coach Dana Holgorsen has stars in his eyes.

Four stars, to be exact.

Last week, the Mountaineer coach said he had three starting positions still open on offense. Then, on...

West Virginia State defense effective in invading opposing backfields
West Virginia State defense effective in invading opposing backfields

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Even through the struggles of a 2-9 season, the West Virginia State University football team almost always found a way to create some havoc in the opponent’s backfield.

The Yellow Jackets’ defense was one ...

WVU QB Sills helping prep defense ahead of opener

MORGANTOWN — As odd as it may seem, thanks to a role that disguises his reality, this is the moment for David Sills.

True, the freshman quarterback isn’t playing football this week for West Virginia....

Capital, South Charleston set to go another round
Capital, South Charleston set to go another round

Not much has changed since Capital and South Charleston met for the Class AAA title nine months ago.

Both programs are still regarded among the best in the state, and as having some of the best athletes in West Virginia. Capital holds the top...

Power celebrates playoff berth with another win
Power celebrates playoff berth with another win

The West Virginia Power celebrated in fine fashion after clinching a berth in the South Atlantic League playoffs Saturday night in front of 6,300 enthusiastic home fans.

The cleanup from the post-game celebration kept clubhouse manager Dave...

Doug Smock: Purdue assistant once left mark on Herd stadium
Doug Smock: Purdue assistant once left mark on Herd stadium

Here’s hoping that Taver Johnson’s upcoming visit to Joan C. Edwards Stadium is more peaceful than his last.

Johnson is in his second season as defensive backs coach at Purdue, which brings him to Huntington for the Sunday...

WVU recruiting: New contact period set to begin this week

This may come as a surprise to many who follow West Virginia football recruiting, but the last month has been a “quiet period,” according to NCAA rules. Naturally, the Mountaineers added three top recruits since Aug. 5 — wide...

Prep football notebook: Balanced approach pays off for GW

George Washington football coach Steve Edwards Jr. doesn’t have the flashiest offensive lineup he’s had in the last decade, but as far as depth, the Patriots are in good shape early in the 2015 season.

Forget for a moment that GW...

Olszewski, Johnson to be UC’s QBs for opener

Both Jeremy Johnson and Mason Olszewski had to sit back and watch the University of Charleston’s offense last season, each quarterback recovering from their respective knee injuries. On Thursday, the two will go from watching the offense in...

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WVU

Mitch Vingle: WVU’s new starters, recruiting and Switzer
Shorts gives WVU versatile option at receiver
WVU QB Sills helping prep defense ahead of opener
WVU recruiting: New contact period set to begin this week
WVU receiving corps still a work in progress

Marshall University

Doug Smock: Purdue assistant once left mark on Herd stadium
Marshall moves forward with Birdsong as new QB
WVU-Marshall men’s basketball game picked up by ESPNU
Former Virginia recruit Griffin signs with Marshall
Marshall likely to limit use of true freshmen

Prep Sports

Charleston Catholic boys top Huntington
Capital, South Charleston set to go another round
Prep football notebook: Balanced approach pays off for GW
Lucas leads Buffalo to win over Parkersburg Catholic
Week 1: Scores, schedule, summaries

Columnists

Mitch Vingle: The game within WVU’s opening game
Frank Giardina: Time for football talk, old and new
Chuck McGill: New staff, higher bar as season kicks off
Mitch Vingle: WVU, Baylor, Big 12 and learning lessons
Rick Ryan: Football games a spiritual event for many fans

West Virginia Power

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