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MORGANTOWN — WVU Coach Bob Huggins got together with the media on Thursday afternoon for the first time since COVID-19 testing forced three of his games to be postponed after Andrew Jones of Texas nailed a 3 just before the final buzzer to beat West Virginia, 72-70, on January 9.

Teams as dominant as the WVU Tech women have been the last two seasons are able to develop mental toughness. It paid off for the Golden Bears in their River States Conference opener. Read more

When recalling names of local heavyweight wrestlers, I could never forget Donald “Bull” Parker. Don was a three-sport letterman at Woodrow Wilson and one of the nicest guys you would ever meet. Don could sing, too. If you ever attended one of the Big Atlantic Classic dinners you heard Don’s … Read more

For those of us who prefer to live the outdoor lifestyle, you are probably aware of the high demand for outdoor recreation supplies and equipment. Simply ask a deer hunter looking for hunting ammunition this past season and they will let you know how empty some of the shelves are at outdoor … Read more

Jody Dalton, a Princeton native and avid hunter, harvested a 12-point trophy buck in Wyoming County, in November, that has been scored as No. 9 in the top 10 ranking of the biggest Pope and Young-class typical deer taken in the North America over the last 20 years and set the new West Virgin… Read more

MORGANTOWN — The spike in positive tests and contact tracing that hit the West Virginia men's basketball team and forced the postponement of Tuesday night's key trip to Waco, Texas, to face the No. 2 Baylor team has now forced the postponement of the next two scheduled games at the Coliseum. Read more

West Virginia's game at No. 2 Baylor on Tuesday has been postponed, the university and the Big 12 announced on Monday. The move is made in accordance with the Big 12's game interruption guidelines, according to a release. Read more

With the start of a new year, outdoorsmen and women are starting to plan their 2021 hunting seasons. No matter the hunt, the anticipation and planning phases of the adventure can be the most enjoyable part of the experience. After all, it is the experience that we are all searching for to li… Read more

I pushed my way through the rhododendron and stepped out on the rock. It is uneven footing and close to the edge, but I have been here many times and I felt pretty safe. From this viewpoint I can look down into the gorge and up and down river. Although far below me, I could see the river is … Read more

MORGANTOWN — Bob Huggins would be almost giddy if the only thing he had to worry about in the world today would be West Virginia's next two basketball games — games that could go a long way to defining the kind of season his team will have — as on 1 p.m. Saturday at the Coliseum they host Texas, the nation's No. 4 team, then at 9 p.m. on Tuesday they take a step up in class and take on Big 12 favorite, the nation's No. 2 team, Baylor in Waco. Read more

Every athlete has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic since the worldwide shutdown of sports in March. It would be no stretch, however, to say that Noah Adams got the rawest deal of them all. Read more

Like many new things in life, it simply takes some getting used to. And as far hunters go, sometimes new things take us longer to accept. There is a relatively new hunt for 2021, the “Mountaineer Heritage Season.” The season was introduced in 2019 after the West Virginia Division of Natural … Read more

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe has left the team for personal reasons and with no plans to return this season. His absence is a blow to the ninth-ranked Mountaineers heading into the heart of the Big 12 schedule. Read more

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