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The Shotgun Throwdown: West Virginia’s quarterback battle expected to last into fall camp

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Sean Reagan Pleased With QB Development This Spring | West Virginia University Athletics
Although Tuesday was not the quarterbacks’ best day, assistant coach Sean Reagan has been really pleased with the development of West Virginia’s top two quarterbacks, Garrett Greene and Nicco Marchiol, through the first 12 spring practices. The coach is pleased with where both are, as well as true freshman Sean Boyle, who earned 12 pluses in the 15 snaps he took during last Saturday’s scrimmage. Boyle also possesses outstanding foot speed, according to Reagan. As for naming a starting quarterback, Reagan said he envisions a competition that lasts through the summer and into fall camp.

Fundamentals the focus for Bartlett in spring as bandit strives for breakout season | WV MetroNews
As one of West Virginia’s most experienced defenders, bandit Jared Bartlett is plenty familiar with the process of spring football. Now a redshirt junior, Bartlett is embarking on his fourth spring football in preparation for his fifth season with the Mountaineers.

Kellogg Announces Signing of Fields | West Virginia University Athletics
West Virginia University women's basketball head coach Mark Kellogg has announced the addition of former Arizona guard Lauren Fields

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Duncan Leads WVU at Mountaineer Invitational | West Virginia University Athletics
West Virginia University sophomore golfer Todd Duncan took the Mountaineers to a third-place finish at the Mountaineer Invitational at Pete Dye Golf Club in Bridgeport, West Virginia.

Caridi inducted into WAER Hall of Fame | WV MetroNews
Nearly 40 years after graduating from Syracuse University, West Virginia University Play-by-Play Announcer and longtime MetroNews Statewide Sportsline Host Tony Caridi was inducted into the WAER Hall of Fame. Congratulations, Tony!


The WVU baseball team (25-11, 5-4 Big 12) will take on Pitt in the Backyard Brawl this evening at 6 p.m. at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. It will be the 206th all-time meeting between the two programs, and the third at PNC Park. WVU is coming off a successful weekend at Oklahoma State, winning two of three games over the Cowboys. Pitt enters the matchup with a 16-18 record but are coming off a series win at No. 7 Virginia.


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