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Twitter battle with Pitt coach highlights Holgorsen visit
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette-Mail
Twitter battle with Pitt coach highlights Holgorsen visit

West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen made an appearance in the Kanawha Valley on Tuesday evening, speaking to fans at Grumpy’s Waterfront Grille in Jefferson as a guest of Charleston Gazette-Mail sports writer Mitch...

Twitter battle with Pitt coach highlights Holgorsen visit
Twitter battle with Pitt coach highlights Holgorsen visit

West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen made an appearance in the Kanawha Valley on Tuesday evening, speaking to fans at Grumpy’s Waterfront Grille in Jefferson as a guest of Charleston Gazette-Mail sports writer Mitch Vingle....

Mitch Vingle: Charleston’s Goard continues windy road at WVU

To say TyQuane Goard has been around the block a few times would be an understatement.

He was a high school freshman at Capital High. He was a sophomore at Mountain State Academy in Beckley. He played hoops his junior and senior seasons at...

WVU basketball team prepping for Bahamas trip

MORGANTOWN — Bob Huggins has put his West Virginia basketball team through three full practices and has seven workouts and less than two weeks remaining before taking the group to the Bahamas for a series of...

WVU recruiting: Top prospects show up for final camp

Leading into each of the summer camps and recruiting events over the years, there are always changes to the visitor list.

Many big-time prospects set overly ambitious visit plans and never show up, their rides fall through, or something else...

WVU opponents, Game 10   — Kansas
WVU opponents, Game 10 — Kansas

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 19th in a series of previews on West Virginia and Marshall football opponents.

n Date with WVU: Saturday, Nov. 21, time TBA

n Site: Memorial...

Dave Hickman column: Targeting rules haven’t affected WVU’s Joseph
Dave Hickman column: Targeting rules haven’t affected WVU’s Joseph

MORGANTOWN — It was two years ago, at the Big 12’s annual football media days, when Karl Joseph was a rather shy-spoken and relatively low-profile sophomore safety who attracted an unusual amount of media...

WVU opponent preview — Texas
WVU opponent preview — Texas

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 17th in a series of previews on West Virginia and Marshall football opponents.

n Date with WVU: Saturday, Nov. 14, time TBA

n Site: Mountaineer ...

Ohio athlete commits to Mountaineers

West Virginia added one public commit to its 2016 class on Saturday night as Colerain (Ohio) athlete Nathan Niehaus pledged to the Mountaineers.

“Very proud and blessed to officially announce my commitment to West Virginia University,...

Mitch Vingle: WVU’s Gee on Holgorsen, COA stipends
Mitch Vingle: WVU’s Gee on Holgorsen, COA stipends

This past week, I had a chance to meet with WVU president E. Gordon Gee. If you missed Friday’s column, it was an eye-opener. Gee, you see, is one of only three members of the Big 12’s “Composition Committee,” which deals...

COA stipends won’t make college athletes rich

MORGANTOWN — In a lot of ways, Wendell Smallwood is probably like many college athletes in regard to the new cost-of-attendance stipends coming their way this fall.

It’s a nice bump. It’s...

Goard will walk on and add to WVU’s depth
Goard will walk on and add to WVU’s depth

MORGANTOWN — That West Virginia picked up a graduate transfer this week to fill a need under the basket wasn’t all that surprising. That the Mountaineers filled the need with a former Marshall player, though, ...

Mitch Vingle column: WVU’s Gee now key Big 12 expansion figure
Mitch Vingle column: WVU’s Gee now key Big 12 expansion figure

WVU president E. Gordon Gee was once such a staunch advocate of the old college football BCS structure he made headlines by saying “they’ll have to wrench a playoff system from my cold, dead hands.”

That was in 2007. Gee was ...

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