‘Snubbed’ Kyle Bosch trying to get WVU o-line right

‘Snubbed’ Kyle Bosch trying to get WVU o-line right

MORGANTOWN – When the preseason All-Big 12 team was released, WVU quarterback Will Grier was honored as the league’s Newcomer of the Year.

Marshall LB Artis Johnson looks the part, wants to own the part

Marshall LB Artis Johnson looks the part, wants to own the part

HUNTINGTON — One thing about linebacker Artis Johnson: When he arrived at Marshall, he met his new teammates’ “eye test.”

Derek Redd: Off-beat events on the docket

Derek Redd: Off-beat events on the docket

Pardon me while my mind runneth over:

A sporting event that only can be found in Charleston is drawing closer.

Frank Giardina: Athletes we lost too young

Frank Giardina: Athletes we lost too young

Our state lost one of our more underrated basketball stars with the recent death of former Woodrow Wilson and West Liberty basketball star Shane Maynard. Maynard died on Aug. 4 in south Florida, where he was running a basketball academy.

WR Jovon Durante leaving WVU for FAU

WR Jovon Durante leaving WVU for FAU

Former WVU receiver Jovon Durante — oddly using a graphic that misspelled his name — announced via Twitter on Saturday he is indeed leaving the Mountaineer program and is joining new head coach Lane Kiffin at Florida Atlantic.

South Charleston shakes off rust at MSAC scrimmage

South Charleston shakes off rust at MSAC scrimmage

It wasn’t the smoothest start for South Charleston, but the Black Eagles starters finished up in fine form on Friday.

Roundup: Harold Payne wins West Virginia Senior Amateur

Roundup: Harold Payne wins West Virginia Senior Amateur

The 2017 WVGA West Virginia Senior Amateur Championship concluded Friday at Canaan Valley Resort in Canaan Valley.

Prep roundup: Nitro, Hoover draw in girls soccer

Prep roundup: Nitro, Hoover draw in girls soccer

Nitro and Herbert Hoover battled to a 2-2 draw to open their seasons Friday at Nitro High School in girls prep soccer.

No. 1 WVU women’s opens season with win over No. 5 Georgetown

No. 1 WVU women’s opens season with win over No. 5 Georgetown

The No. 1-ranked West Virginia University women’s soccer team completed its first major test of the season, vanquishing No. 5 Georgetown on the road, 1-0, in the team’s season opener Friday.

Toyous Avery not hiding in WVU’s attic

Toyous Avery not hiding in WVU’s attic

MORGANTOWN — When you look at WVU’s safety positions on the depth chart, two names twinkle: Kyzir White at spur and Dravon Askew-Henry at free safety.

Blake Keller looks the part of a starter for Marshall

Blake Keller looks the part of a starter for Marshall

HUNTINGTON — A look around Marshall’s defensive ends shows there is one constant: No. 44, Blake Keller.

Trimmed-down Harris ready to pull his weight for Marshall

Trimmed-down Harris ready to pull his weight for Marshall

HUNTINGTON — There’s a lot less of Marshall nose tackle Nyquan Harris these days, but he wants to dump a few more pounds.

Roundup: WVU men’s soccer loses Piatczyc to knee injury

Roundup: WVU men’s soccer loses Piatczyc to knee injury

WVU SOCCER: West Virginia University men’s player Joey Piatczyc will miss the 2017 season after sustaining a knee injury prior to the start of preseason practice. He had successful surgery last Friday....

WVU to offer tailgate turnkey service at football games

WVU to offer tailgate turnkey service at football games

Hotels offer concierge services.

And now, according to associate athletic director Matt Wells, so will West Virginia University.

Lexington thumps West Virginia Power, 9-0

Lexington thumps West Virginia Power, 9-0

Staff report

Garrett Davila allowed just one hit and struck out four in six innings as the Lexington Legends shut out the West Virginia Power 9-0 Thursday evening at Appalachian Power Park.

WVU’s Al-Rasheed Benton fit, ready for final go-round

WVU’s Al-Rasheed Benton fit, ready for final go-round

MORGANTOWN — Al-Rasheed Benton likes to kid WVU offensive coordinator Jake Spavital.

WVU women’s soccer opens season with top-5 matchup

WVU women’s soccer opens season with top-5 matchup

West Virginia University women’s soccer coach Nikki Izzo-Brown often says a team can’t replace players. The contributions of a specific person can’t be duplicated. The Mountaineers know that all too well.

Ripley ready to begin MSAC swan song

Ripley ready to begin MSAC swan song

Perhaps it’s fitting. Ripley, bowing out after 25 seasons as a member of the Mountain State Athletic Conference, gets to close out the MSAC Grid-o-rama this weekend.

Kirkland happy with UC’s younger players’ progress

Kirkland happy with UC’s younger players’ progress

The University of Charleston football team is in a fortunate position this season. For the most part, the Golden Eagles return a good deal of experience at several key positions.

Power’s home win streak snapped at 13

Power’s home win streak snapped at 13

The West Virginia Power saw its 13-game home winning streak snapped, dropping a 9-3 decision to the Lexington Legends Wednesday night at Appalachian Power Park.

Boys soccer preview: George Washington to defend title with nine new starters

Boys soccer preview: George Washington to defend title with nine new starters

George Washington found a way to finish what it started a year ago, exorcising demons from two losses in the state tournament in previous years. The Patriots clinched a Class AAA state title and a 23-0-1 record with a 4-0 win over University in the...

Leaders emerging on West Virginia State’s revamped defense

Leaders emerging on West Virginia State’s revamped defense

When you look at the West Virginia State defense on paper, it’s clear to see that there are a few major differences from last year’s team.

Which seniors will step up for Marshall football in 2017?

Which seniors will step up for Marshall football in 2017?

HUNTINGTON — When you hear this line, you may think Captain Obvious just passed Coachspeak 101.

Point Pleasant can throw, but likes to run

Point Pleasant can throw, but likes to run

Over the previous four seasons, Point Pleasant has been a run-heavy program, with seven players rushing for more than 1,000 yards each in that stretch.