West Virginia’s 72-70 loss to No. 4 Texas at the Coliseum in Morgantown on Saturday, complete with a game-winning 3-pointer from Longhorns guard Andrew Jones with 1.8 seconds left, was enough to leave even the most rabid Mountaineer fan feeling hollow and empty.
Almost every time someone in the media asks Gov. Jim Justice about starting up winter sports at West Virginia high schools, he has a ready answer.
If the now-viral video of a New Year’s Eve party at The Greenbrier Resort was a gut punch to sidelined high school winter athletes around the state, Gov. Jim Justice’s Friday news briefing was a slap in the face.
This week, I came across a newspaper clipping of a Charleston newspaper’s preseason All-Kanawha basketball team for 1972-73. The team members were Dennis Harris, Mike Jones and Charles “Dickie” Russell from Charleston High, Joey Holland and Billy Williams from George Washington, Joey Caruthe…
ESPN’s Fran Fraschilla called West Virginia’s 87-84 win at Oklahoma State on Monday, a game in which the 14th-ranked Mountaineers rallied from a 19-point second-half deficit, a “comeback for the ages.”
At first glance, the loss of Isaiah Cottrell didn’t appear to be a major blow to the West Virginia University men’s basketball team.
When winter sports in West Virginia were first pushed back to Jan. 11 by Gov. Jim Justice and state health officials due to COVID-19, Mick Price was very understanding.
The more I’ve thought about Thursday’s Liberty Bowl, the more I’ve realized just how much WVU coach Neal Brown and his coaching staff is up against.