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Mountaineers Take On the Longhorns

MORGANTOWN — The Texas Longhorns find themselves in a state of flux as they prepare to jetison themselves from the Big 12 into the waiting arms of the SEC and its lucrative TV contract. The Longhorns (2-2, 0-1 Big 12) do not know, or at least haven’t revealed, who will start at ...

WVU Will Learn What It’s Made of Against Robinson, Texas

MORGANTOWN — Beating Towson and Virginia Tech is one thing. Beating Texas is something else. The Towson game for West Virginia looked like Secretariat running against a pony out of a state fair. The Virginia Tech game was a step up in class, it was in as hostile an environment as you ...

Linsly Advances to OVAC Final With 5-0 Win Over Steubenville CC

WHEELING — Linsly’s Mirian Martinez only made one save Thursday night. However, it was by far the biggest. Pressed into action between the pipes in the 39th minute of Thursday night’s OVAC Class 1A/3A girls soccer semifinal tournament match on the artificial outdoor pitch at The ...

Bellaire Avenges Loss to St. C.

BELLAIRE — Bellaire set a goal before the season that if it lost a game to make sure it did all it could do to avenge the setback the second time around. They achieved the goal Thursday evening against St. Clairsville. After dropping a four-set match earlier this month in the Belmont ...

WVU Basketball’s Schedule Full Of Tough Opponents

MORGANTOWN — Make no doubt that it didn’t take long for Bob Huggins, upon gathering his new West Virginia basketball team around him for their first meeting, emphasized one point that should be the driving force to bring them together and push them through what will be another demanding ...

Rutgers Hopes Tough Defense Can Slow Down Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Coach Greg Schiano knows consistency is the key to building a winner, and he recognizes his Rutgers team is still struggling with that. Now the Scarlet Knights (3-1, 0-1 Big Ten) have to go to Columbus as heavy underdogs and try to keep up with well-rounded and talent-laden ...