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WVU receiving corps still a work in progress
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WVU receiving corps still a work in progress

MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen is the one who ultimately signs off on the depth chart West Virginia uses for the first game of the season. The Mountaineers coach said last week only three starting spots were...

WVU receiving corps still a work in progress
WVU receiving corps still a work in progress

MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen is the one who ultimately signs off on the depth chart West Virginia uses for the first game of the season. The Mountaineers coach said last week only three starting spots were unresolved....

Mitch Vingle: The game within WVU’s opening game
Mitch Vingle: The game within WVU’s opening game

The 3-3-5 odd stack always seemed to make sense for West Virginia University’s football program.

For whatever reason, the Mountaineers have difficulty landing multiple fine defensive linemen, so the scheme helps with that. In addition,...

With starter sidelined, Georgia Southern turns to Upshaw at quarterback
With starter sidelined, Georgia Southern turns to Upshaw at quarterback

MORGANTOWN — The biggest development before the season at Georgia Southern is not necessarily the worst news for the Eagles and their Sept. 5 season opener at West Virginia.

Quarterback Kevin Ellison, who was ...

WVU-Marshall men’s basketball game picked up by ESPNU

For the first time, the West Virginia-Marshall basketball game will be played on a nationwide television stage.

The annual Capital Classic, scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17 at the Charleston Civic Center, has been picked up by ESPNU, both schools,...

Former WVU tennis coach charged with grand larceny

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A former assistant tennis coach at West Virginia University has been charged with grand larceny after she allegedly failed to return the school’s property.

Head tennis coach Miha Lisac told Lauren Halzberg on April 30 ...

Mitch Vingle: WVU, Baylor, Big 12 and learning lessons
Mitch Vingle: WVU, Baylor, Big 12 and learning lessons

WVU athletic director Shane Lyons spent Monday and Tuesday of this week at Big 12 meetings in New Orleans.

The league has a partnership with the Sugar Bowl, which hosted a dinner, and it was a good time for the ADs to get their heads together....

WVU cornerbacks, receivers learn from one another in practice

MORGANTOWN — Only during practice plays are West Virginia’s cornerbacks and receivers enemies. Any other time they are together, teammates trying to help one another get better.

Junior cornerback Daryl ...

Mountaineers not rushing Douglas into action

MORGANTOWN — After missing the first three weeks of practice at West Virginia, cornerback Rasul Douglas has practiced three times. That’s not enough time for Mountaineer coaches to learn much about the newly...

Mitch Vingle column: Could this be Worley’s last WVU go-around?
Mitch Vingle column: Could this be Worley’s last WVU go-around?

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen walked out of his press conference Tuesday after saying his team was ready to move on to Georgia Southern.

Then in strode standout cornerback Daryl...

WVU notebook: Holgorsen putting Mountaineers through ‘mock game week’ (video)
WVU notebook: Holgorsen putting Mountaineers through ‘mock game week’ (video)

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia is pushing through the prolonged practice period before the start of the regular season with a “mock game week.” It began Tuesday and will fill the tedious time that stands...

Big 12 supports prohibiting transfers for violence issues

Big 12 Conference athletic directors are unanimously backing a proposal that would prohibit schools from accepting transfers who were disciplined for violent acts at their previous schools.

In a text to The Associated Press, Big 12 Commissioner...

WVU recruiting: Mountaineers make offer to highly touted long snapper

When Dana Holgorsen arrived in Morgantown, he made a decision on scholarships that was not normal in the world of college football.

Rather than force his special-teams coach — Joe DeForest, at the time — to work almost exclusively...

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