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Kenny Robinson heads to Charlotte, first Mountaineer drafted in 2020 Draft

Saturday afternoon marked the remaining day and rounds of the 2020 NFL Draft. Safety Kenny Robinson was the 152nd player selected in this year's NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. Robinson made a name for himself in the short-lived XFL this spring, after being dismissed by West Virginia for academic

2020 NFL Draft underway and Mountaineers are hopeful to hear familiar names called

Thursday night's first round of the 2020 NFL Draft was largely dominated by the SEC, with a handful of Big 12 foes hearing their names. For West Virginia fans, there are a few names that fans (and those players) hope to hear called this weekend. Colton McKivitz and Kenny Robinson.

Thursday’s 2020 NFL Draft to go on with new look

The NFL Draft is typically one of the top Thursday evening activities in the spring. Think back to last year's 2019 draft in Nashville, Tennessee where Broadway was overrun with football fans, country music fans and bachelorette parties. The draft weekend has long become a popular football fan long weekend

Coach Carey and women’s hoops team adjusting to new days

Morgantown, W.VA. - West Virginia women's head basketball Coach Mike Carey met members of the media Monday morning via Zoom from his house, much like many of the West Virginia coaches have been doing the past several weeks. Coach Carey and his team were in Kansas City, Missouri over a

Twenty Named Academic All-Big 12 At-Large

LINK: MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (April 17, 2020) – Twenty West Virginia University student-athletes have been named to the 2020 Academic All-Big 12 At-Large Teams, the conference office announced on Friday. The team recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at institutions who participate in sports outside of Big 12 competition, including rifle and men's soccer. A

West Virginia President E. Gordon Gee speaks on CNN

West Virginia University President E. Gordon Gee was on CNN briefly late morning Friday. The beloved bowtie-clad president spoke briefly on the state of college life amid COVID-19. President Gee was asked about the future of Mountaineers football and what the fall could look like for student athletes in Morgantown

Mountaineer Athletic Club hosts Virtual 5k

Morgantown, W. VA. - West Virginia University's Mountaineer Athletic Club (the MAC) is well-known amongst Mountaineers around the country for hosting great events to give back to West Virginia athletics. This week the MAC announced their latest activity, a Virtual 5k race/walk/run/jog. The 5k, which is 3.1 miles, can be

XFL’s short-lived season comes to end, as does entire league

The global pandemic COVID-19 has caused drastic changes throughout our society and there have been many businesses that have not made it thus far. The XFL is officially one of those businesses to not make it. Vince McMahon and the XFL officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week. Mountaineer

Football team uses social media for accountability during stay at home times

The global pandemic COVID-19 has essentially turned the world upside down. Schools are online, many are working from home, families are separated and spread out. In a time of uncertainty, many are looking for ways to recreate and keep some daily normalcy in their now new normals. That's definitely the

Coach Huggins uses Zoom to address media

Morgantown, W.VA. - Late morning Monday had a bright spot for members of the media as men's basketball head coach Bob Huggins addressed the media from his home office via Zoom. Zoom conferences have become the new normal with West Virginia sports, and really the rest of the world. For

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