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Blue Gold Sports Staff Predictions: AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs Army

West Virginia plays in its 2020 season finale game in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl on New Year's Eve. The game takes place in Memphis, Tennessee and kicks off at 4:00 ET on ESPN. Let's take a look at what our staff thinks will take place: Ashley O'Brien: Ah, New Year's

Twelve Days of Mountaineers Day Seven: Mountaineers go undefeated at home in football

Today's a special day for the Twelve Days of Mountaineers! Not only is it day seven, but it's also West Virginia's bowl game. The Mountaineers play the Army Black Knights in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl at 4:00 on ESPN. Today's top Mountaineer moment puts the good vibes out for the

Stills, Smith Named FWAA All-Americans

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (December 30, 2020) – West Virginia University sophomore spear Tykee Smith and senior defensive tackle Darius Stills were named to Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) All-America Second Team, as announced by the organization.  Stills, the Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year and All-Big 12 First Team honoree by

Big 12 Volleyball Coaches Launch Reach & Teach

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (Dec. 30, 2020) – Assistant coach Traci Plungas of the West Virginia University volleyball team has partnered with Big 12 volleyball coaches to launch Reach & Teach: Big 12 Volleyball Diversity Mentoring Program, a conference-wide initiative designed to empower and support ethnic minority and underrepresented coaches in the sport. The mission

BREAKING: Cottrell Sidelined for Season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (December 30, 2020) – West Virginia University men’s basketball freshman Isaiah Cottrell will miss the remainder of the 2020-21 season after sustaining a torn Achilles tendon in his left leg. The injury occurred during the first half of the WVU-Northeastern game on Dec. 29. “Everyone associated with Mountaineer Basketball is

Stills, Smith Named Sporting News All-Americans

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (December 29, 2020) – West Virginia University senior defensive tackle Darius Stills and sophomore spear Tykee Smith were named to Sporting News’ All-America First and Second Teams, respectively, as announced by the organization.  Stills, the Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year and All-Big 12 First Team honoree by the coaches and the AP,

When COVID-19 Did The Right Thing For College Football, Preview of Army

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - (December 30, 2020) -- Throughout this entire season, the Coronavirus pandemic has been a burden for players, coaches, administration and fans. This time, COVID-19 did what was right for the game of college football. As the hours went by on bowl bid day, Army was looking without

Twelve Days of Mountaineers Day Six: Women’s Soccer Beat No. 11-Kansas

Day six of the Twelve Days of Mountaineers feature the West Virginia women's soccer team and their great season. Their best win of the year came against No. 11-ranked Kansas, winning, 2-1. Stefany Ferrer-vanGinkel scored both goals for West Virginia in the seventh and 15th minutes of the game. Enzi Broussard assisted

West Virginia Gets Back in the Win Column With Win Over Northeastern

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - (December 29, 2020) -- The West Virginia basketball team was able to get back in the win column on Tuesday afternoon, defeating Northeastern, 73-51. Despite the win, WVU coach Bob Huggins doesn't think his team is there yet. "I think we've got a long way to go. We

Coach Brown’s Corner: Bowl Game against Army will be a challenge

Morgantown, W.VA. - West Virginia head coach Neal Brown met with the media Monday afternoon ahead of his football team's season finale Thursday. The Mountaineers will travel to Memphis, Tennessee to participate in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, taking on the Army Black Knights. Brown and crew were originally set to

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