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WVU quarterback Skyler Howard named to Maxwell Award watch list

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--WVU quarterback Skyler Howard was one of 90 players added to the preseason watch list for the Maxwell Award on Tuesday afternoon. The award is given to the nation’s best college football player by the Maxwell Football Club. The accolade was named in honor of Robert W. "Tiny" Maxwell and has

Small things matter for WVU football during summer workouts

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.—Summer has arrived but that doesn’t mean the West Virginia University football team is lounging by a pool. Instead it is strength and conditioning time during these dog days of summer. Conditioning is an aspect of sports, particularly football, which people often overlook. However, if teams aren't properly conditioned, it could

Former WVU basketball players chip in to help southern West Virginia flood victims

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Last week's floods in southern West Virginia have caused an outpouring of support from many across the country. Celebrities like Brad Paisley, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck have all reached out during the Mountain State's time of need. But a group of former West Virginia basketball players decided they

Athlon Sports’ Names Orlosky Preseason All-American

Press Release Courtesy: WVU Athletic Communications MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 22, 2016) - West Virginia University senior center Tyler Orlosky was named to Athlon Sports’ preseason All-American Third team as announced by the organization today. Orlosky, a preseason All-Big 12 First Team center from Cleveland, Ohio, from the same publication, started all 13 games

WVU signee Jordan Scott inks deal with Yankees, Guerrini signs with Mariners

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- The West Virginia University baseball team saw its top recruit sign with the New York Yankees on Thursday. Jordan Scott is a switch-hitting shortstop/ outfielder and was selected in the 14th round (428th overall) last weekend in the MLB draft. The Conyers, Ga. native spent a postgraduate season at IMG

WVU baseball left out of NCAA Tournament

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--On Monday afternoon, the NCAA announced the 64 teams that made the NCAA Baseball Tournament but the West Virginia University baseball team was not one of them. The Mountaineers (36-22) had an RPI of 61 and were one of the "First 3 Out". WVU won 17 of their final 21 games

WVU’s Ross Vance recreates the magic

OKLAHOMA CITY--In West Virginia University's 11-10 loss to TCU in the Big 12 Championship, Ross Vance put everything on the line. Vance came in and relieved starting pitcher Michael Grove in the first inning on Sunday afternoon after the Horned Frogs took a 4-0 lead. The "Magic Man" once again put on quite

WVU falls to TCU in extra innings in Big 12 Championship Game

OKLAHOMA CITY--The fourth-seeded West Virginia University baseball team lost an 11-10 heartbreaker in extra frames against the third-seeded TCU Horned Frogs in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark on Sunday afternoon. The Mountaineers (36-22) overcame an 8-0 deficit in the first two and a half innings to take a

WVU thumps Oklahoma, advances to Big 12 title game

OKLAHOMA CITY--Behind sophomore Conner Dotson's stellar pitching performance, the fourth-seeded West Virginia University baseball team defeated fifth-seeded Oklahoma 11-1 on Saturday morning at Chickasaw Brockton Ballpark to advance to the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship for the first time since joining the conference. The Mountaineers (36-21) are making their first

WVU defeats Texas Tech, advances to Big 12 semifinal

OKLAHOMA CITY--After losing starting pitcher Chad Donato in the second inning, No.4 West Virginia University baseball team overcame the loss and defeated No.1 seed and regular-season champion Texas Tech, 9-4, to advance to the semifinals of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Conference Championship on Thursday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Donato left the game five

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