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Football

WVU football gains commitment from junior college defensive back

The West Virginia football team has picked up another commitment at a position of need. Caleb Coleman, a defensive back from Hutchinson Community College in Kansas, announced Monday night that he intends to join the Mountaineers.

Best and worst scenarios for WVU in 2021 season

What are West Virginia’s best and worst case scenarios for this football season?

Look Back: How top 10 wide receiver recruits fared at WVU

A look back at the top ten rated wide receiver commits in the internet era and how each fared during their careers in Morgantown.

West Virginia Athletics

Wolf tosses complete game gem to defeat top-seeded Texas, sending No. 8 WVU to winners bracket

Head coach Randy Mazey asked for a quality start from Jackson Wolf and he got a complete game gem. The lefty led the eighth-seeded West Virginia baseball team to a second round upset over top-seeded Texas, 5-1, as the Mountaineers advance to the winner’s bracket of the Big 12 Tournament.

WVU Travels to NCAA East Prelims

Four members of the West Virginia track and field team have qualified for the 2021 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field East Preliminary Round, from May 26th to 29th, in Jacksonville, Florida.

2021 Olympic Shooting Team Finalized

West Virginia rifle sophomore Malori Brown and junior Jared Eddy participated in part two of the 2021 USA Shooting Smallbore Olympic Trials. Check out how these two, and other former Mountaineers, performed.

WVU’s Sean Covich Eyeing Next Step In Golf Program Development

West Virginia golf coach Sean Covich believes that his team’s “reset” is close to paying off.

WVU Track & Field earns eighteen Academic All-Big 12 Honors

18 members of the West Virginia track and field team have been named to the 20201 Academic All-Big 12 Track and Field Team.

Three Guys Before The Game – A Visit With Kevin Jones – Lost Episode 287

On this episode of “Three Guys Before The Game,” former Mountaineer Kevin Jones details his nearly decade long international basketball career and looks ahead to this summer’s TBT event where he’ll be playing with the West Virginia alumni team, Best Virginia.

Mountaineers in the WNBA: May 25th Update

In nearly two weeks since the 25th season of the WNBA tipped off, two former Mountaineers have played in a combined seven games.

Around the Big 12

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Big 12’s distribution of revenue to schools will be lower yet again

The Big 12 Conference is distributing about $345 million of revenue to its 10 schools, making it the second year in a row that the figure has decreased.

Around the NCAA

Former LSU starting quarterback TJ Finley transferring to Auburn Tigers

Former LSU quarterback TJ Finley is transferring to SEC Western Division rival Auburn.

76ers Fan Captured on Video Throwing Popcorn at Russell Westbrook After Ankle Injury

Philadelphia fans had their popcorn ready for the show that their 76ers put on in Game 2. The Sixers poured it on the Washington Wizards in a 120-95 win.

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