Reports: Fairmont State basketball coach Jerrod Calhoun headed to Youngstown State

Reports: Fairmont State basketball coach Jerrod Calhoun headed to Youngstown State

According to multiple reports Saturday, Youngstown State University is expected to hire Fairmont State head basketball coach Jerrod Calhoun to the same position.

Charleston baseball thriving thanks to youth movement

Charleston baseball thriving thanks to youth movement

As University of Charleston baseball coach Andrew Wright entered his second season at the helm of the program, he wasn’t entirely sure what to expect.

Fairmont State falls in Division II basketball men’s championship game

Fairmont State falls in Division II basketball men’s championship game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Justin Pitts scored 23 points, Chris-Ebou Ndow had a double-double and Northwest Missouri State beat Fairmont State 71-61 Saturday in the NCAA Division II championship game.

Fairmont State, Northwest Missouri State to vie for Division II men’s hoops crown

Fairmont State, Northwest Missouri State to vie for Division II men’s hoops crown

In a national tournament run full of milestones, the Fairmont State men’s basketball team will vie Saturday for the greatest milestone of all.

Fairmont State men’s basketball advances to Division II national title game

Fairmont State men’s basketball advances to Division II national title game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Fairmont State men’s basketball team, which already made team history by just playing Thursday night, made even more with a huge win.

Fairmont State men’s basketball rolls into Division II Final Four

Fairmont State men’s basketball rolls into Division II Final Four

Fairmont State advanced to its first-ever NCAA Division II Final Four on Wednesday afternoon with an 86-68 victory over Rollins in the national quarterfinals in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Charleston QB race heats up during spring practice

Charleston QB race heats up during spring practice

As Jermaine Kelly and Mason Olszewski took the field at UC Stadium for the start of spring football practice, it was no surprise to the two University of Charleston quarterbacks how quickly they were able to feel at home again on the gridiron.

Charleston hangs on to beat WVU Tech baseball

Charleston hangs on to beat WVU Tech baseball

Charleston took a lead early and used strong performances from its pitching staff to hang on for a 2-1 victory over WVU Tech on Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park.

West Liberty basketball coach Jim Crutchfield takes job at Nova Southeastern

West Liberty basketball coach Jim Crutchfield takes job at Nova Southeastern

Jim Crutchfield, who coached West Liberty to four NCAA Division II basketball Final Fours and an appearance in the 2014 championship game, is leaving the Hilltoppers for Nova Southeastern, a Division II school in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Roundup: Charleston softball wins twice in Florida

Roundup: Charleston softball wins twice in Florida

The University of Charleston softball team won two games Thursday in Clermont, Florida. The Golden Eagles shut out Edinboro 9-0 in the first game before putting away Slippery Rock 10-5 in the nightcap.

Fairmont State men top Wheeling Jesuit in D2 Sweet Sixteen

Fairmont State men top Wheeling Jesuit in D2 Sweet Sixteen

Fairmont State won the Atlantic Regional final of the NCAA Division II men’s basketball tournament with an 86-80 victory over Wheeling Jesuit on Tuesday night in Fairmont.

Roundup: WVSU softball wins 11th straight

Roundup: WVSU softball wins 11th straight

The West Virginia State softball team extended its winning streak to 11 games Friday, sweeping Shaw in a doubleheader in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Yellow Jackets won 7-2 in the first game before blasting the Bears 14-6 in the nightcap.

Early road trips pay off for WVSU softball

Early road trips pay off for WVSU softball

As the West Virginia State softball team approached the 2017 season, it did so knowing that it had the chance to do a lot of positive things to improve off last year’s campaign, when the Yellow Jackets finished a few games under the .500 mark....

West Liberty stops No. 1 Fairmont State for first men’s MEC tournament title

West Liberty stops No. 1 Fairmont State for first men’s MEC tournament title

For close to 39 minutes of Sunday’s Mountain East Conference tournament championship game, West Liberty had been playing from behind.

Wheeling Jesuit women win second straight MEC hoops title

Wheeling Jesuit women win second straight MEC hoops title

Wheeling Jesuit won its second consecutive Mountain East Conference tournament championship with a 80-61 victory over Fairmont State.

Hot start carries West Liberty to MEC men’s title showdown vs. Fairmont State

Hot start carries West Liberty to MEC men’s title showdown vs. Fairmont State

West Liberty came out hot from the opening tip and proved to be too much for Wheeling Jesuit as the Hilltoppers clinched a trip to the Mountain East Conference men’s championship for the first time since 2014 with a 105-95 victory over the...

No. 1 Fairmont State storms into MEC men’s championship game

No. 1 Fairmont State storms into MEC men’s championship game

Fairmont State is hoping the third time will be the charm.

Frank Giardina: Sights and observations from the Mountain East Conference basketball tournament

Frank Giardina: Sights and observations from the Mountain East Conference basketball tournament

Here are some various observations from sitting along media row at the Mountain East Conference basketball tournament:

Wheeling Jesuit making return trip to MEC basketball women’s finals

Wheeling Jesuit making return trip to MEC basketball women’s finals

After trailing since late in the first quarter, Wheeling Jesuit rallied to pick up a 74-68 victory over UVa.-Wise on Saturday afternoon in the second semifinal of the Mountain East Conference women’s basketball tournament at the Civic Center....

MEC basketball tournament: UC women fall in semifinals

MEC basketball tournament: UC women fall in semifinals

The University of Charleston women’s basketball team watched scoring droughts and shooting slumps infect top-seeded Glenville State’s game in the Golden Eagles’ Mountain East Conference quarterfinal upset, which set up UC for...

Shepherd advances to MEC men’s semifinal with win over Notre Dame

Shepherd advances to MEC men’s semifinal with win over Notre Dame

Friday’s Mountain East Conference men’s basketball tournament quarterfinal game between No. 4 seed Shepherd and No. 5 seed Notre Dame College pitted two of the conference’s best big men — the Rams’ A.J. Carr and the...

No. 1 Fairmont State tops Charleston in MEC men’s quarterfinals

No. 1 Fairmont State tops Charleston in MEC men’s quarterfinals

The University of Charleston put up a good fight and tried to rally, but top-ranked Fairmont State proved to be too much for the Golden Eagles in a 76-64 defeat in the Mountain East Conference quarterfinals on Friday night at the Civic Center.

Strong second half carries Wheeling Jesuit to MEC men’s tournament semifinals

Strong second half carries Wheeling Jesuit to MEC men’s tournament semifinals

A big second-half performance helped third-seeded Wheeling Jesuit advance to the Mountain East Conference men’s tournament semifinals for the third consecutive season with a 90-63 win over No. 6 West Virginia Wesleyan on Friday at the Civic...

West Liberty gets by Glenville State and into MEC men’s basketball semifinals

West Liberty gets by Glenville State and into MEC men’s basketball semifinals

It’s never an easy time for the West Liberty men’s basketball team when it plays Glenville State, even though the Hilltoppers walked into Friday’s Mountain East Conference tournament quarterfinal ranked 11th in the country and the ...