PARKERSBURG -- In a year like no other in Mountain State history, the Wirt County volleyball team of first-year head coach Katie Frazier finished 15-4 and repeated as Class A state volleyball champions.
West Virginia overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to drive away with a 70-64 victory over Western Kentucky in the championship game of the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic Friday afternoon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Marshall reserve forward Darius George scored 11 of his 15 points during a 20-5 run to fuel the Herd's 70-56 win over Arkansas State in the men's basketball season-opener at Cam Henderson Center on Friday afternoon.
Outside of the buzz stemming simply from playing Oklahoma, a surging team and one that has claimed five straight Big 12 Conference titles, it’s a special week for West Virginia University football.
The Mountaineers didn’t get much offensive production from their post players in Wednesday’s season-opening win over South Dakota State, but a day later in the semifinal round of the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic, West Virginia’s big men were too big and too strong for VCU.
It wasn’t necessarily pretty, but the West Virginia University men’s basketball team opened its 2020-21 season with a victory, holding off South Dakota State 79-71 in the quarterfinals of the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
West Virginia head basketball coach Bob Huggins knew that this season would be dicey in terms of scheduling. He didn’t anticipate the constant shuffling of the lineup of the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic. His team was slated to play Texas A&M, but learned Tuesday that the Aggies had d…
The Secondary School Activities Commission doesn’t plan on condensing its winter sports seasons into a smaller time frame, and will instead push back its championship events for winter and spring sports.
The NASCAR Cup Series may be one of the more fluid sports series in the country as all of the organizations that compete in the sport know that if you are not willing to make some tough decisions that you will quickly find yourself falling behind.
MORGANTOWN — We all know the jump from being a high school basketball star to Division I basketball in a Power Five conference is a huge one for many players, but we sometimes forget that jump from being a junior college star to Division I in a power conference can be equally as challenging.
Marshall's men's basketball team gets its 2020-21 season underway this week with a pair of 6 p.m. home games against Coppin State on Wednesday and Tennessee State on Friday at Cam Henderson Center.
NEW MANCHESTER – It wasn’t the four-hour trip to the top of the Northern Panhandle that did in Herbert Hoover, nor the early game drizzle or the dozen penalties for 114 yards.
Marshall's Saturday home contest against Charlotte has been called off for this weekend due to COVID-19 issues within Charlotte's program, according to Marshall's athletic department.
Marshall announced a 1,300-fan capacity for the Herd's 15 home games in the 2020-21 season with a lottery system determining those who will get tickets for contests.
OAK GLEN – Gage Patterson caught two touchdown passes from Nick Chaney Saturday and Oak Glen's defense against rose to the occasion in a 42-0 victory against visiting Point Pleasant in the first round of the Class AA playoffs.
Three Putnam County football teams saw their seasons — and playoff hopes — end Saturday evening in a most agonizing manner.
BECKLEY — Herbert Hoover moved the ball smartly all night, but when the Huskies lost their grip, they almost lost all hope of winning. Almost.
MORGANTOWN — A crowd made up of all ones — 11,111 to be exact — largely decked in old gold and blue, attended West Virginia’s penultimate home game of the 2020 season on Saturday against TCU.
Quarterback Grant Wells threw for career-highs of 336 yards and five touchdowns to lead No. 16 Marshall to a 42-14 win over Middle Tennessee at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in a game played on the 50th anniversary of the 1970 Marshall plane crash.
Marshall's football team has compiled an impressive record and ranking to this point of 2020. However, only one thing matters - honoring the '75' - as the Herd gets set to host Middle Tennessee at noon on Saturday on the 50th anniversary of the 1970 Marshall plane crash.
LOGAN — The Logan High School football team closed out the 2020 season with Friday night’s 32-6 win at home over James Monroe at Logan’s Willis-Nisbet Stadium.
Former Chapmanville standout Obinna Anochili-Killen is making a big impact in his first few weeks with Marshall's men's basketball program. Anochili-Killen's energy level meshes well with the Herd's high-octane attack under Dan D'Antoni.
Marshall men's basketball released its full 2020-21 basketball schedule on Friday morning. The Herd's season starts Nov. 25 at home against Coppin State and features 15 home games at Cam Henderson Center.
The Chapmanville Regional High School volleyball team secured the sectional championship last week with a 3-0 win over Logan in the finals at Chapmanville.
NAUGATUCK — After Mingo County was revealed to still be in the red on the Saturday, Oct. 31 color-coded metric map, Tug Valley’s season finale scheduled against Wirt County on Nov. 6 had to be cancelled.
The Man High School football team traveled to Lindside last Tuesday night, Nov. 3, for an Election Night showdown at James Monroe and came away with a 26-0 blanking of the Mavericks.
Marshall's football program expanded its 2020 schedule by two games on Wednesday after Conference USA announced makeup dates for previously-postponed league contests. The Herd hosts Rice on Dec. 5 and travels to FIU on Dec. 11.
Marshall's Grant Wells threw three touchdown passes and Brenden Knox added 118 yards and two scores while the defense shut UMass out in the second half of a 51-10 win on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
AUSTIN, Texas — It’s one of the hoary bromides of football. No matter what the situation, a team should be able to gain a yard. And if it can’t, it doesn’t deserve to win.