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West Virginia quarterback Will Grier (7) scrambles to avoid a Texas Tech defensive lineman Eli Howard (53) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. West Virginia defeated Texas Tech 46-35. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

WVU Puts Big 12 on Notice

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia was supposed to be in rebuilding mode in the Big 12 this season as the conference welcomes the return of its championship game. Behind national touchdown receptions leader David Sills V and comeback kid Will Grier, the Mountaineers’ latest performance has put the ...

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Grier Helps WVU Save the Season

MORGANTOWN — It is better to win ugly than lose pretty. Dana Holgorsen has to be feeling that way ever since WVU pulled out a 46-35 win over Texas Tech Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers stunk up sun-baked Milan Puskar Stadium for nearly three quarters, trailing by as many as 18 ...

West Virginia wide receiver Ka'Raun White (2) catches a touchdown pass in front of Texas Tech defensive back Desmon Smith (4) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

WVU Rallies Past Tech

MORGANTOWN— West Virginia finally beat a ranked opponent, using a big rally to do it. Will Grier threw four of his five touchdown passes in the second half and West Virginia overcame an 18-point deficit after halftime to beat No. 24 Texas Tech 46-35 on Saturday. West Virginia (4-2, 2-1 ...

Kingsbury Stunned By Sudden Collapse

MORGANTOWN — After watching his No. 24 Texas Tech Red Raiders (4-2, 1-2 Big 12) surrender an 18-point lead to host West Virginia (4-2, 2-1 Big 12) Saturday during Homecoming Day at Milan Puskar Stadium, Coach Kliff Kingsbury was at a loss for words to explain his team’s sudden ...

WVU Readies for Texas Tech

MORGANTOWN — To review or not to review that is the question. West Virginia head football coach Dana Holgorsen has an answer. “It’s tricky,” Holgorsen said. “The length of the game is too long. Is it not? I think everyone would agree. I think it’s too long. That’s the problem ...

Defense Back To Full Health Against Tech

MORGANTOWN — When veteran defensive coordinator Tony Gibson walked from the artificial surface following the annual Gold/Blue Spring game, the longtime West Virginia assistant was confident that his defense had overcome the loss of eight starters from last year’s 10-3 squad. That feeling ...

West Virginia wide receiver David Sills V (13) scores on a touchdown pass as TCU cornerback Tony James (28) looks on during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU won 31-24. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Concerns Over Lack Of WR Depth Haunt WVU

MORGANTOWN — At a glance West Virginia’s passing attack appears to be among the best in the country — let alone the pass-happy Big 12. But, anyone taking the time to do a deeper consideration of the Mountaineers’ air attack might come away with a few concerns. Concerns which veteran ...

Red Raiders to Invade Mountaineer Field

LUBBOCK, Texas — Ask anyone with knowledge of Big 12 football and they will tell you that there will be a lot of NFL-ready talent on the artificial surface at Milan Puskar Stadium when No. 24 Texas Tech (4-1, 2-0 Big 12) looks to snap its losing ways against unranked West Virginia (3-2, ...

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Former Cameron standout Logan Routt recently earned a scholarship two years after walking on to the West Virginia University men’s basketball team.

Hard Work Pays Off for Logan Routt

MORGANTOWN — Logan Routt is a perfect example that hard work pays off. Two years ago, coming out of Cameron High School, Routt had no offers to play college basketball. In fact, people were calling him more about football and baseball. He felt his future was in basketball. He made the ...

West Virginia cornerback Elijah Battle (19) juggles a would be interception as West Virginia plays TCU during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU won 31-24. The play was ruled an incompletion. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

No. 8 TCU Beats WVU

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kenny Hill avoided a defender in the backfield and lunged forward through two more for a 3-yard touchdown run with 2:53 left and No. 8 TCU remained the Big 12’s only undefeated team with a 31-24 victory over No. 23 West Virginia on Saturday. “This team and the coaches ...

Too Little, Too Late For Mountaineers

FORT WORTH, Texas — For the second time this season No. 23 West Virginia (3-2, 1-1 Big 12) played well enough to win, but suffered its second loss – and first in Big 12 play – of the season at No. 8 TCU (5-0, 2-0 Big 12), 34-21. “If you are going to play for championships you are ...

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Oliver Luck: A Mountaineer for Life

MOUNDSVILLE — Oliver Luck enjoyed two successful tours of duty at West Virginia University. First, as a three-year starter at quarterback. The second, as the university’s athletic director. While no longer affiliated with WVU in an official capacity, Luck will always be a Mountaineer at ...

No. 23 Mountaineers Working Hard

MORGANTOWN — With its most important Big 12 game looming in the future, No. 23 West Virginia (3-1, 1-0 Big 12) spent much of its ‘bye’ week improving its tackling technique, getting more consistent on offense and…. Working hard in the classroom. “The first thing we stressed is ...

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier (7)during the first half/second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

WVU Looks to Upend No. 8 Horned Frogs

MORGANTOWN – No. 23 West Virginia’s offensive front has had its moments in 2017. It’s biggest test since suffering a 31-24 setback against nationally ranked Virginia Tech, however, will come on Saturday when the Mountaineers run up against a TCU front line which is ranked No. 29 in ...

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2016, file photo, TCU quarterback Kenny Hill (7) looks to pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU plays at Arkansas on Saturday, Sept. 9. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)

Road to Big 12 Title Goes Through TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas — When the Big 12 preseason media picks came out, defending champion Oklahoma and in-state rival Oklahoma State were the two programs the vast majority of those who cover the 10-team league picked to meet in the league’s championship game in December. However, those ...

Holgorsen Is OK With TCU Locker Rooms

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen and his staff will have a number of issues they will have to concern themselves with as they prepare the No. 23 Mountaineers (3-1, 1-0 Big 12) to take on No. 8 TCU (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) on the first Saturday of October. One of those issues, ...

Growing Pains Ahead for West Virginia Defense

MORGANTOWN — Four games into the 2017 football season and Mountaineers fans have one question they are asking: “What’s wrong with our defense?”. Veteran defensive coordinator for No. 23 West Virginia Tony Gibson has a simple explanation. “It’s frustrating at times,” Gibson ...

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WVU’s Ferns Expected to Miss Six Months

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia redshirt freshman Brendan Ferns is expected to miss six months because of shoulder surgery. The St. Clairsville High graduate suffered a significant separation of the AC joint that will require him to have an operation in the coming days. The injury occurred ...

West Virginia running back Kennedy McKoy (4) gets past Kansas safety Mike Lee (11) to score a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Mountaineers Get Victory Over Jayhawks

LAWRENCE, Kan. — West Virginia did what most people expected it would against Kansas in the first half Saturday, building the kind of lopsided advantage that should have made it an easy afternoon in Memorial Stadium. Instead, the banged-up Mountaineers blew much of that lead during a ...

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier (7) evades Kansas defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. (2) as he runs for a first down during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Lawrence, Kan. West Virginia won 56-34. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Injuries Mount For West Virginia

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Veteran West Virginia University coach Dana Holgorsen left Memorial Stadium on Saturday afternoon with a partial smile on his face. His Mountaineers (3-1, 1-0 Big 12) held off host Kansas (1-3, 0-1 Big 12), 56-34, and his team will have a week off before taking to the ...