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Twelve Days of Mountaineers Day Five: Basketball starts season as Bad Boy Mower Champs

It's day five of the Twelve Days of Mountaineers and today we take a brief look back at November's Bad Boy Mower Crossover Classic. (Anyone else call it "Bad Boys" like the movies instead?) The men's basketball team was originally supposed to participate in the Battle for Atlantis in the

Stills, Smith Named Associated Press All-Americans

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (December 28, 2020) – West Virginia University senior defensivetackle Darius Stills and sophomore spear Tykee Smith were named to the Associated Press All-America First and Third 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,

Mountaineers Look To Rebound After Short Break

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - (December 28, 2020) -- The No. 7-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers welcome the Northeastern Huskies on Tuesday afternoon as they wrap up 2020. West Virginia (7-2, 1-1 Big 12) looks to rebound after a loss to No. 3-Kansas last week. Originally, WVU was scheduled to play Buffalo on

Twelve Days of Mountaineers Day Four: Neal Brown Brings in a Great 2021 Class on Signing Day

Day four of the Twelve Days of Mountaineers bring us to a more recent memory with National Signing Day that occurred two weeks ago. WVU coach Neal Brown and his coaching staff brought in a historic 2021 class for the Mountaineers that features three-four stars in Wyatt Milum (OL), Kaden Prather

Twelve Days of Mountaineers Day Three: Mountaineers Upset Baylor in Hoops to end Regular Season

Day three of the Twelve Days of Mountaineers looks back at the last basketball season for the Mountaineers' 2019-2020 season. The Mountaineers upset then-number 4 Baylor at home to finish the regular season with a 21-10 overall record. West Virginia's Senior Day started off eventful with senior Chase Harler proposing

Twelve Days of Mountaineers Day Two: Volleyball Sweeps No. 10-Kansas

It's day two of the Twelve Days of Mountaineers! Today is about one of the many successful weekends by the WVU volleyball team this season. On Oct. 9, the Mountaineers traveled to Lawrence, Kansas to take on the No. 10-ranked Jayhawks in a double-header series that continued into the next day. In

Twelve Days of Mountaineers Day One: The Coliseum turns 50

It's Christmas Day and day one of the Twelve Days of Mountaineers! On day one, we pay homage to one of the greatest venues in college sports, The Coliseum. The Coliseum turned 50 years old this year, and received a facelift with all new seats throughout! The Coliseum has long-been

Blue Gold Sports Celebrates the Twelve Days of Mountaineers

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, Mountaineer Nation! What a year 2020 has been for everyone. As the holiday season is fully upon us, a few of your Blue Gold Sports writers have put together a little look back on the year 2020 for the West Virginia Mountaineers that encompasses the

Football players and coaches celebrate holidays in Morgantown

Morgantown, W.VA. - The year of 2020 has been one full of unprecedented ups, downs and circumstances. At one point during the year, many doubted whether there would be a 2020 college football season. In Morgantown, players and coaches have dedicated more than half the year to the 2020 football

Why Sean McNeil is the Difference Maker For This Year’s Team

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. - (December 24, 2020) -- On Tuesday night, junior guard Sean McNeil proved to the pride of West Virginia and the rest of the country why he's the difference maker for this year's team. I'll tell you why. When has the basketball team looked sometimes like a top-five team

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