WVU Sports

Lyons asks fans to 'be realistic' about expectations for WVU football in 2019

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. While discussing the overall state of West Virginia athletics with reporters on Wednesday, athletic director Shane Lyons was quick to temper expectations for the Mountaineers football team in 2019.

Baseball

Baseball
Randy Mazey may not be Big 12's lowest-paid baseball coach much longer
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. On the heels of West Virginia hosting an baseball regional for the first time in six decades, Big 12 coach of the year Randy Mazey may not be the leagues lowest-paid coach much longer.
June 11, 2019 - 8:21 pm
Baseball
West Virginia pitcher Kade Strowd signs deal with Orioles
Pitcher Kade Strowd, one of five West Virginia juniors taken in the 2019 Draft, will sign with the Baltimore Orioles and forego his final college season.
June 6, 2019 - 6:19 pm
WVU Sports
West Virginia sets record with 8 players selected in MLB Draft
Now that he owns Jedd Gyorkos program record for career doubles, Darius Hill can aim for a higher goal becoming one of Gyorkos on-field rivals.
June 5, 2019 - 9:10 pm
WVU Sports
White Sox draft West Virginia catcher
Catcher Ivan Gonzalez is the second West Virginia baseball player to be taken in the 2019 Draft, going to the Chicago White Sox in the eighth round.
June 4, 2019 - 8:27 pm
Baseball
West Virginia's Alek Manoah drafted 11th overall by Blue Jays
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. West Virginia right-handed pitcher Alek Manoah made yet another bit of Mountaineers baseball history on Monday, tying for the highest overall draft pick in program history.
June 3, 2019 - 8:53 pm
Baseball
Despite heartbreaking loss, West Virginia seniors leave mark on baseball program
GRANVILLE, W.Va. If you saw the looks on their faces, it would be impossible to imagine the sting going away any time soon, if ever.
June 3, 2019 - 12:22 am
WVU Sports
Column: Add one more chapter to West Virginia athletics' story of heartache
Gut punch. All-timer.You could discuss where West Virginias 11-10 loss on Sunday against Texas A&ranks among the athletics long history of setting their fans up with hope only to pull the rug out faster than Bryce Blaums walk-off grand slam left Monongalia County Ballpark.
June 2, 2019 - 9:37 pm
WVU Sports
Texas A&M hits walk-off grand slam to eliminate West Virginia from NCAA tournament
As Bryce Blaums fly ball went up and up, West Virginias players fell down to the ground in despair.
June 2, 2019 - 8:33 pm
WVU Sports
Regional notebook: Randy Mazey, West Virginia fan ejected vs. Duke
All the good vibes from West Virginias first postseason home game in 64 years evaporated in the third inning of the second game as both Randy Mazey and a Mountaineer fan were ejected following replay reviews.
June 2, 2019 - 12:46 am
WVU Sports
Bryce Jarvis, Duke blank Mountaineers 4-0
It began with West Virginia center fielder Brandon White crashing into the wall.
June 2, 2019 - 12:40 am

Football

Football
Former West Virginia safety Derrek Pitts enrolls at Marshall
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Two weeks after entering the transfer portal, former West Virginia defensive back Derrek Pitts has enrolled at Marshall.
June 19, 2019 - 4:26 pm
WVU Sports
West Virginia earns commitment from European cornerback Faverus
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. It's not unusual for international students to pick West Virginia to continue their education.
June 18, 2019 - 5:23 pm
WVU Sports
Bluefield standout Sean Martin commits to North Carolina over WVU
In a battle of the Browns, talented Bluefield High defensive end Sean Martin chose Mack over Neal.
June 17, 2019 - 10:25 pm
WVU Sports
Maryland athlete Okoli becomes second WVU commit of the weekend
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. West Virginia's Father's Day weekend recruiting haul includes a commitment from Gaithersburg, Md.
June 16, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Football
West Virginia adds commitment from St. Louis pass-rusher Carr
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Though it isn't a formal case of quid pro quo, West Virginia received an appropriate exchange gift from the City of St.
June 16, 2019 - 4:16 pm
WVU Sports
Defensive line learning new tactics under Lesley
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  There will be many familiar faces along West Virginias defensive line this season, though they may be doing some unfamiliar things.
June 16, 2019 - 12:02 am
Football
Former West Virginia cornerback Jordan Adams transfers to UMass
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Former West Virginia cornerback Jordan Adams is headed to the University of Massachusetts as a graduate transfer, Adams announced Monday on his Twitter.
June 11, 2019 - 12:11 am
Football
West Virginia's transfer portal activity not highest in Big 12
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. This week alone, the transfer portal seems to have surpassed the as the preferred method of transport to and from West Virginias campus.
June 8, 2019 - 11:42 pm
WVU Sports
West Virginia two-sport signee Doston will sign with Brewers
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. An anticipated West Virginia two-sport signee announced on social media Saturday that he will opt to sign a professional baseball contract.
June 8, 2019 - 8:45 pm
WVU Sports
Michigan grad transfer Jones chooses West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. year after bolstering its defensive line with graduate transfers, West Virginia is doing it again.
June 8, 2019 - 2:33 pm

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball
Former West Virginia guard Teddy Allen dismissed from Wichita State
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. For the second time in three years, former West Virginia mens basketball forward Teddy Allen is leaving a school.
June 19, 2019 - 12:10 am
WVU Sports
Isaiah Cottrell looks forward to his second move to West Virginia
For much of his life, people have had to look up to Isaiah Cottrell.
June 18, 2019 - 5:43 pm
Men's Basketball
Column: Maybe Sagaba Konate didn't make the mistake we all think he did
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Sagaba Konates last official block at West Virginia came in the Sprint Center locker room deflecting away media members who wished to speak with him during the Big 12 tournament.
June 16, 2019 - 3:42 pm
WVU Sports
To Erik Martin and West Virginia players, it matters what's on their feet
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Erik Martins gathering of shoes began out of necessity, at first, when he was 15 years old and an up-and-coming high school basketball player in the suburbs of Los Angeles.
June 15, 2019 - 4:46 pm
WVU Sports
2020 4-star recruit Isiah Cottrell commits to West Virginia
Four-star power forward prospect Isaiah Cottrell helped West Virginia get rolling toward its 2020 recruiting class Thursday.
June 13, 2019 - 9:25 pm
Men's Basketball
Morgantown's Dave Tallman, Notre Dame's Jarrod West to assist WVU's TBT squad
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Jarrod West and Dave Tallman have coached teams to high school state championships in the last three years.
June 13, 2019 - 11:35 am
WVU Sports
Best Virginia earns No. 4 seed in TBT
Best Virginias run for a $2 million payday in the winner-take-all The Basketball Tournament (TBT) will begin in Richmond on July 26.
June 11, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Men's Basketball
Juco forward Ethan Richardson commits to West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. West Virginia added some much-needed size to its frontcourt Friday by adding 6-foot-10 junior-college forward Ethan Richardson, out of Fresno (Calif.
June 7, 2019 - 10:34 pm
WVU Sports
It's official: Sagaba Konate leaving West Virginia for pro career
After an injury-plagued season that saw Sagaba Konate play just eight games with West Virginia, the 6-foot-8 forward made his departure from the school official Tuesday.
May 28, 2019 - 4:57 pm
WVU Sports
New WVU Coliseum floor design tells clean and classy story
The Allegheny Mountains could have blanketed the Coliseum floor, giving the playing surface a rough and rugged look that would not have been easily forgotten.
May 23, 2019 - 7:17 pm

Other WVU Sports

WVU Sports
WVU's final-round surge falls short at NCAA golf regional
SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. Mounting a final-day charge at its golf regional, West Virginia nearly claimed one of the five national qualifier spots, but ultimately fell two strokes shy.
May 15, 2019 - 4:43 pm
WVU Sports
WVU golf team struggles in second round of NCAA regional
LOUISVILLE. Ky. West Virginias odds of advancing through its golf regional took a hit Tuesday, with a 9-over 293 composite round that dropped the Mountaineers into eighth place.
May 14, 2019 - 7:39 pm
WVU Sports
Steady Day 1 finds West Virginia 5th at NCAA regional
Watching his teams opening round at the golf regional, West Virginia coach Sean Covich saw calming indicators and a favorable leaderboard.
May 13, 2019 - 5:52 pm
WVU Sports
NCAA bid puts West Virginia's golf relaunch ahead of schedule
COMMENTARYMORGANTOWN, W.Va. West Virginias golf program, already 72 years removed from its last tournament appearance, didnt have to wait much longer Wednesday night.
May 1, 2019 - 11:34 pm
WVU Sports
Oklahoma State wins Big 12 golf championship
Oklahoma State completed a dominant three days at The Greenbrier, winning the Big 12 golf championship by 11 strokes.
April 29, 2019 - 12:13 am
WVU Sports
West Virginia track and field team wins 6 events at Mountaineer Showcase
The West Virginia track and field team closed the State Farm Friends of Track and Field Mountaineer Showcase with six wins at the Track and Field Complex at Mylan Park on Saturday.
April 27, 2019 - 11:21 pm
WVU Sports
West Virginia gymnastics team heading to Ann Arbor regional
West Virginias gymnasts, making their 40th postseason bid, will compete at the Ann Arbor Regional on April 5-6 at the University of Michigan.
March 25, 2019 - 8:43 pm
WVU Sports
TCU wins rifle national championship, West Virginia finishes second
The Mountaineers were in the hunt for their 20th national championship when the sun rose Saturday.
March 9, 2019 - 8:16 pm
WVU Sports
West Virginia's first rifle national champion returns for NCAAs
The pops of shots echoed throughout the concrete insides of the Coliseum on Friday as 14 schools descended on Morgantown for the Rifle Championships the first time West Virginia hosted an championship event.
March 8, 2019 - 7:12 pm
WVU Sports
NCAA rifle championships a homecoming for University High's Flowers
Though many eyes will be on top-ranked West Virginias shooters when the rifle championships open Friday, other competitors have deep ties to the Mountaineers program.
March 7, 2019 - 7:16 pm

Women's Basketball

WVU Sports
D stands for Davenport and defense these days at West Virginia
smile breaks out across Naomi Davenports face when she thinks of the time she told Mike Carey the truth about herself.
March 26, 2019 - 7:07 pm
WVU Sports
West Virginia women crumble to Northwestern to end season; Tynice Martin announces return
Just as West Virginias season came to an end Wednesday with a disappointing 56-54 loss to Northwestern in the third round of the WNIT, Tynice Martin gave the Mountaineers the biggest boost for next season.
March 27, 2019 - 10:55 pm
WVU Sports
WVU women's basketball player sues over suspension
Monongalia County Judge denied a request by suspended West Virginia womens basketball player Theresa Ekhelar who is seeking reinstatement to play in the WNIT.
March 25, 2019 - 12:00 pm
WVU Sports
Davenport, Martin, Niblack send West Virginia past Villanova
Years from now, the record books will show West Virginia advanced to the third round of the with a 64-57 victory against Villanova.
March 24, 2019 - 6:50 pm
WVU Sports
West Virginia gets ready to face Villanova in second round of WNIT
The challenge came from Mike Carey at halftime, as he watched West Virginia go through the motions for 20 minutes against Rider.
March 24, 2019 - 12:43 am
WVU Sports
Shorthanded West Virginia faces Villanova in WNIT second round
The challenge came from Mike Carey at halftime, as he watched West Virginia go through the motions for 20 minutes against Rider.
March 23, 2019 - 2:15 pm
WVU Sports
Kari Niblack's return from foul trouble sparks West Virginia in WNIT opener
By the time Kari Niblacks debut in the was two minutes old Thursday, she already had two fouls and maybe one of West Virginias worst fears was being realized.
March 21, 2019 - 10:11 pm
WVU Sports
Upset by NCAA snub, West Virginia women's basketball team moves on to WNIT
Tynice Martin wasnt about to hide her emotions, not after the West Virginia guard felt the Mountaineers belonged in the tournament, but instead settled for a second consecutive trip to the WNIT.
March 20, 2019 - 7:41 pm
WVU Sports
West Virginia left out of NCAA tourney, heading to WNIT
After waiting more than a week to learn its tournament fate, the West Virginia womens basketball team received the bad news two hours ahead of schedule.
March 19, 2019 - 12:21 am
WVU Sports
West Virginia not included in list of women's NCAA bubble teams
The womens basketball tournament selection committee has all but shut the door on West Virginia.
March 17, 2019 - 10:19 pm