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WVU has a new golden girl

MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--If you asked West Virginia University rifle team member Ginny Thrasher as a child where she would be heading into her sophomore year of college, she probably wouldn’t have told you in Brazil winning a gold medal. In fact, Thrasher didn’t start shooting until her eighth grade year when she

West Virginia basketball is shooting for the stars

MORGANTOWN, W.Va--Last season the West Virginia University basketball team surprised many with their 25-win season and Sweet 16 run. With the basketball season approaching, the Mountaineers are ready to pick up right where they left off. At Tuesday’s practice, several players wore shirts that read “Houston 4-4-16.” That is the date and

Big 12 defensive line rankings

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Defensive line is not going to be the strongest position for most members of the Big 12. Baylor and Texas both have defensive lines that could terrorize offenses. If the rest of the defensive lines are as weak as thought to be, there could be a lot

WVU’s Tyler Orlosky named to Outland Trophy Watch List

MORGANTOWN, W.Va-- The Football Writers Association of America announced that West Virginia junior center Tyler Orlosky has been named to the Outland Trophy Watch List. Orlosky is one of 81 linemen (offense and defense) that are up for the award.  Of those linemen, 16 play in the SEC. The  Pac-12 has 13, the Big Ten

WVU’s Karl Joseph named to Nagurski Trophy Watch List

 MORGANTOWN, W.Va.-- The Football Writer's Association of America announced that West Virginia University's senior safety Karl Joseph was named to the 2015 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List on Friday.  The award is given annually to college football's top defensive player. Joseph  was named to the Bednarik Award Watch List earlier in the

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