West Virginia dominated both lines of scrimmage in its 33-10 victory over Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium Thursday night.With the win, WVU evened its record at 2-2 as it gets ready for a trip to Texas next Saturday.Atmosphere — Midday rain in Blacksburg gave way to a very nice afternoon. The s…

It was a clear night in Blacksburg, Virginia, but it was raining points and flags on an overmatched Virginia Tech as West Virginia took home the Black Diamond Trophy for another 14 years with an impressive 33-10 victory Thursday.While Virginia Tech was shooting itself in the foot with 15 pen…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Virginia Tech understood as it entered Thursday night’s Black Diamond Trophy battle with West Virginia that it did not have the offensive firepower to get into a shootout with the Mountaineers but would have to rely on its run defense and pass rush to have a cha…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — The lasting images of Joe Mazzulla as a basketball player at West Virginia University are blurred, rust covered flashes of a dozen years ago.They are first of a left-handed point guard who couldn’t raise his left arm above his shoulder, something that would be c…

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West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons and the Big 12 Conference have announced the 2022-23 men's basketball schedule.The nonconference schedule will feature eight games at the WVU Coliseum and five games away from home, including three in the Phil Knight Legacy in Portla…

BLACKSBURG, Va. – As the clock struck 0:00 at Lane Stadium, the Mountaineers began to celebrate their 33-10 victory over Virginia Tech.After a moment, they noticed WVU director of athletics Shane Lyons standing on the field, holding the Black Diamond Trophy. The players quickly surrounded We…

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BLACKSBURG, Va. — West Virginia dominated both lines of scrimmage in its 33-10 victory over Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium Thursday night.With the win, WVU evened its record at 2-2 as it gets ready for a trip to Texas next Saturday.Atmosphere — Midday rain in Blacksburg gave way to a very nic…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — Earlier in this season that now is a third over, West Virginia’s defensive coordinator Jordan Lesley was taking a lot of heat over his group’s performance.They had lost their first two games, given up 38 points to Pitt and 55 points to Kansas in an overtime game…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — It was a clear night in Blacksburg, Virginia, but it was raining points and flags on an overmatched Virginia Tech as West Virginia took home the Black Diamond Trophy for another 14 years with an impressive 33-10 victory Thursday.While Virginia Tech was shooting …

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BLACKSBURG, Va. — With a muffed punt, a fumble, struggles in the red zone and a couple of inopportune penalties over the first three quarters, some of the same mistakes that have plagued West Virginia under coach Neal Brown followed the Mountaineers to Blacksburg, Virginia, on Thursday.

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The Mountaineers have arrived at Lane Stadium.For the first time since 2004, West Virginia and Virginia Tech square off on the football field in Blacksburg. Kickoff is slated for 7:39 p.m., and the game will be broadcast by ESPN.WVU leads the all-time series with Tech, 29-23-1, but the Hokie…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It's transition week on the Big 12 football schedule, as six teams dive into conference play while three more play their last non-conference tilt of the 2022 season. The league is doing respectably against outside foes, holding a 22-5 record (.815) so far, which is third …

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — OK, it's time to get around to the most pressing question of the West Virginia-Virginia Tech Black Diamond Trophy game that will be played at 7:30 p.m. Thursday night and shown on ESPN:What's a Hokie?Bet you've wondered about that. I know I did.It turns out it g…

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — It is a phrase born out of politics, and scholars are unsettled upon who really said it first, but the words eventually found their way from the floor of Parliament in England onto the gridiron in sports.No matter who said it first — and Benjamin Disraeli is mos…

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The West Virginia women’s soccer team opens Big 12 Conference play, traveling to Lubbock, Texas, to take on Texas Tech on Thursday. Kickoff at John Walker Soccer Complex is set for 8 p.m.Thursday’s match will be broadcast live on Big 12 Now on ESPN+ with Geoff Haxton and …

West Virginia men’s basketball coach Bob Huggins is well known for saying he does not look backward, only forward.His story about being a passenger in a truck with no rearview mirror is legendary. “I don’t care about what’s behind me,” quips Huggins, quoting the driver.But when you are enshr…

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MORGANTOWN — One of the bigger keys for West Virginia against Virginia Tech Thursday night will be to force bad decisions and inopportune throws from Hokies quarterback Grant Wells. He has been prone to those throughout his career, and his four picks in the Hokies’ opener against Old Dominio…