West Virginia State gained over 300 yards on the ground and rolled over host Wheeling for a 24-0 Mountain East Conference football win Saturday in Wheeling.
If there was one positive the West Virginia State football team could take away from its loss last Saturday to the University of Charleston, it’s that the Yellow Jackets had a chance to pick themselves back up the next week.
Glen Abram knocked down 4 of 5 free throws in the final minute to help the West Virginia State University men’s basketball team edge Elizabeth City State 90-88 in its season opener Friday night in the Earl Lloyd Classic at the Walker Convocation Center in Institute.
The confidence that University of Charleston men’s basketball coach Dwaine Osborne and West Virginia State men’s coach Bryan Poore have in their respective teams is shared by the rest of the Mountain East Conference.
It’s not always a great formula, following an emotional rivalry win with an opponent that, at least on paper, doesn’t look like it will pose much of a threat. University of Charleston football coach Pat Kirkland isn’t about to let the energy from last week’s win over West Virginia State lead…
One could say that West Virginia State University vs. the University of Charleston is the biggest rivalry in the Kanawha Valley on any level.
Saturday’s intra-county football clash between the University of Charleston and West Virginia State University will feature two of the most prolific passing offenses in all of NCAA Division II.
Both West Virginia State and the University of Charleston’s football teams spent this week healing wounds from the week previous. The Yellow Jackets and Golden Eagles both suffered losses that hurt their respective standings in the Mountain East Conference.
The basketball coaches of the Mountain East Conference are very, very high on both the men’s and women’s teams at the University of Charleston. Both Golden Eagles squads were picked to finish second overall in the MEC this season in coaches polls released Friday morning.
Urbana quarterback Eddie Stockett’s 4-yard touchdown run with 27 seconds left in the fourth quarter Saturday lifted the Blue Knights to a 35-31 win at West Virginia State, handing the Yellow Jackets their first loss against a Mountain East Conference team in 2019.
One might think, with the way West Virginia State’s football team has been winning games this season, the antacid bottle on coach John Pennington’s desk would be about a gallon.
The University of Charleston got off to a slow start and was routed on the road, falling to Frostburg State 42-7 in the Mountain East Conference Thursday night in Frostburg, Maryland.
FAIRMONT — Austin Hensley and West Virginia State worked a little more road magic Saturday, scoring with 15 seconds remaining to capture a 42-38 Mountain East Conference comeback victory over Fairmont State at Duvall-Rosier Field.
Good football is often entertaining. Entertaining football, however, does not as often equal what coaches would call “good football.”
Almost halfway through their respective seasons, the University of Charleston and West Virginia State football teams remain in the hunt for a Mountain East Conference championship.
Brant Grisel and Mike Strachan connected for three touchdown passes as Charleston rolled to a 51-12 Mountain East Conference win over Wheeling Saturday in Wheeling.
Both the University of Charleston and West Virginia State University football teams march into their games Saturday riding the wave of some pretty impressive firsts.