The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

College Sports

October 14, 2012

WVIAC golf tournament gets under way today

PRINCETON — If the recent past is any indication, then the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletics Conference Championship should have its share of intrigue.

The three-day tournament will begin today on the Cobb Course at The Resort at Glade Springs. Each day is scheduled to start at 8 a.m.

Bluefield State will be looking to win the championship for the second straight year. The Big Blues beat Pitt-Johnstown by two strokes to claim the title.

Repeating may prove difficult. Concord goes in as the hottest team, having won back-to-back tournaments.

The Mountain Lions won the Northern Regional last week, besting second-place Charleston by seven strokes. Davis & Elkins, Bluefield State and West Liberty rounded out the top five.

The Mountain Lions also registered a victory at the Central Regional last month. Concord finished eight-under par at the event, winning by 17 strokes. D&E, Bluefield State, Fairmont State and Charleston followed.

Concord’s Sebastian Starud, a native of Sweden, won the WVIAC individual championship last year. His teammate, Evan Muscari of Pineville, won this season’s Central Regional, while Charleston’s Jamin Smith took home top honors at the Northern Regional.

Text Only
College Sports
  • Miners stop Lorain County 5-1

    The West Virginia Miners received a strong outing from starting pitcher Patrick LaGanke, and scored one run in each of the final five innings to defeat the Lorain County Ironmen 5-1 Thursday.

    July 25, 2014

  • Some topics of interest to area fans

    Tom Hart, a widely known retired Morgantown High School administrator and coach, continues to excel as one of the nation’s top bowlers

    July 25, 2014

  • 072514 WVU Replacing Sims a challenge for WVU

    Every year, almost every college football preview publication available lists one key statistic that most use to evaluate the prospects for any given football team — returning starters.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • WVU’s Worley clear starter at cornerback

    There were few bright spots in West Virginia University’s 4-8 football campaign last year, and even fewer on the defensive side of the football, where the Mountaineers gave up more than 455 yards and 33 points per game.

    July 24, 2014

  • Holgorsen to appear on ESPN special

    West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen will appear Wednesday on ESPN’s annual mid-summer college football coaches’ “car wash” — in which guests appear across multiple programs and platforms over one day.

    July 23, 2014

  • Holgorsen: WVU getting comfortable in new league

    Dana Holgorsen remembers the glory days of West Virginia University football — the ones that included conference championships and BCS bowl wins. In fact, he was part of one of those, leading the Mountaineers to a Big East championship and an Orange Bowl victory in his first season as head coach in 2011.

    July 23, 2014

  • 072314 miners Miners take series with Paints

    The way the West Virginia Miners see it, they don’t have the luxury of planning for tomorrow.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • WVU's Fleming signs with Yankees

    Second baseman Billy Fleming of the West Virginia University baseball team has signed a professional contract with the New York Yankees, foregoing his upcoming senior season.

    July 22, 2014

  • WVU to kickoff 2018 season against Tennessee in Charlotte

    The Charlotte Sports Foundation (CSF) announced Tuesday morning that it has secured a regular season college football game for the city of Charlotte pitting the University of Tennessee against West Virginia University.

    July 22, 2014

  • Can summit of bigwigs really solve college athletics issues?

    I see where the Big 12 Conference is going to host in New York City what will be titled “A State of College Athletics Forum.”

    July 22, 2014

Saints Training Camp