You are here
Home > Author: Shanna Rose

Ivy League cancels fall sports, what’s next?

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--With the football season a mere two months away and sports teams heading back to the grind, numerous questions regarding the season and COVID-19 linger. As athletes return to practice facilities, positive coronavirus cases are on the rise. Last week West Virginia University reported five positive tests among the men's basketball

Ten Mountaineers Named Scholar All-Americans by CSCAA

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (July 9, 2020) –Ten members of the West Virginia University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams have been named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for the 2019-20 season. Junior Callie Smith, sophomore Camille Burt and freshmen Holly Darling and Marian

Big 12 bands, spirit squads won’t travel in 2020

While questions linger about the 2020 fall athletic season, one aspect was answered on Wednesday afternoon when the Big 12 conference made a major announcement involving road games. According to a report from LubbockOnline.com, all 10 schools in the Big 12 Conference have agreed that if there is a college

Six Mountaineers to appear on 60-man MLB pools

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Six former West Virginia baseball stars appear on the 60-man MLB Player pools announced over the weekend. They are Alek Manoah (Toronto Blue Jays), Jedd Gyorko (Milwaukee Brewers), John Means (Baltimore Orioles), Michael Grove (Los Angeles Dodgers), David Carpenter (Cincinnati Reds) and Ryan McBroom (Kansas City Royals). Due to Covid-19, the baseball

Lynch Named to 2020 All-Big 12 Preseason Team

IRVING, Texas – The Big 12 announced its 2020 volleyball preseason awards, including the All-Big 12 Team, Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. Baylor’s Yossiana Pressley was tabbed the Preseason Player of the Year, while Kansas’ Caroline Crawford was named the Preseason Freshman of the Year. Eight of the

Eight Rowers Named CRCA Scholar-Athletes

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 29, 2020) – Eight members of the West Virginia University rowing team were honored by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) as Scholar-Athletes for 2020. “We’re always proud of our national scholar-athletes who truly embody that term considering the stringent qualification standards,” WVU coach Jimmy King said. “The consistency

Mountaineers land second European recruit

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--West Virginia University head coach Neal Brown heads across the ocean once again in the 2021 recruiting season, landing defensive lineman Edward Vesterinen from Finland. https://twitter.com/vesEdward/status/1277605422921326594?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet The 6-foot-4, 240-pound Vesterinen was offered by the Mountaineers on Monday and became the 12th commit in the class. The defensive end has a 40-yard

Kevin Brophy to return for senior season

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--When Covid-19 struck, it put a damper on many senior athletes' seasons, including West Virginia third baseman Kevin Brophy. With spring student-athletes granted another year of eligibility, Brophy gets the opportunity to finish what he started last season. https://www.instagram.com/p/CB5qdCLHUFT/ “Words can’t describe how much West Virginia University and the state of

Former Mountaineer Jonnie West and wife welcome daughter

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Former West Virginia basketball player Jonnie West and his wife Michelle Wie welcome an addition to their family last Friday. The couple took to social media over the weekend to announce the birth of their daughter Makenna Kamalei Yoona West. https://www.instagram.com/p/CBqpAFWJIdn/ The couple got married last August. After graduating, West continued to

Top
Skip to toolbar