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Press Release: Mike Carey Show Returns Monday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (Jan. 7, 2021) – The seventh season of the Mike Carey Show, presented by Kegler’s Sports Bar and Lounge, returns on Monday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m. ET, and on select Mondays throughout the season. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the show will broadcast live from the Basketball Practice Facility and

Twelve Days of Mountaineers Day Twelve: The Mountaineers are Liberty Bowl Champs

Well, we've reached the end of our Twelve Days of Mountaineers. We've seen overtimes, basketball tournaments, no-hitters and lots of "Country Roads" sung. What's one of the most exciting Mountaineer moments in 2020? The AutoZone Liberty Bowl versus the Army Black Knights. On Sunday, December 20, the Mountaineers received their bowl

Twelve Days of Mountaineers Day Nine: Mountaineers Trounce Kansas State at Home

It's the second day of a new year and the ninth day of the year 2021. Let's all collectively cross our fingers for a brighter year forward. Today's also the first of two men's basketball games in the State of Oklahoma. The Mountaineers take on the Sooners today and the

Big 12 Announces Women’s Basketball Schedule Adjustments

IRVING, Texas (Jan. 1, 2021) – In accordance with Big 12 Conference women’s basketball game interruption guidelines, the Kansas games against West Virginia (Saturday, Jan. 2) and Iowa State (Wednesday, Jan. 6) have been postponed due to KU not meeting the roster thresholds established by the Big 12. The Conference will work

BREAKING: Tshiebwe steps away from Mountaineers Basketball

Morgantown, W.VA - The West Virginia men’s basketball team announced on Friday, January 1, 2021 that sophomore forward Oscar Tshiebwe was leaving the program for person reasons. Head Coach Bob Huggins said, “Oscar has our full support, and we certainly wish him the best during this time.” The Mountaineers travel

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

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