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Oklahoma defense has come a long way in 2 years
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Oklahoma defense has come a long way in 2 years

MORGANTOWN — When last Bob Stoops visited Mountaineer Field it was not a pretty sight for him and his Oklahoma football team.

Yes, the Sooners managed to escape with a win. Barely.

But it was what...

Oklahoma defense has come a long way in 2 years
Oklahoma defense has come a long way in 2 years

MORGANTOWN — When last Bob Stoops visited Mountaineer Field it was not a pretty sight for him and his Oklahoma football team.

Yes, the Sooners managed to escape with a win. Barely.

But it was what...

Hot Herd takes on Bowden-coached Akron next
Hot Herd takes on Bowden-coached Akron next

In a weird sort of way, it may be fitting for this year’s Marshall team to face a head coach named Bowden.

The last time that happened was 1999, when the Thundering Herd faced Tommy Bowden’s Clemson team and won a 13-10 slugfest....

Dave Hickman: The good and bad of WVU special teams

MORGANTOWN — Are Dana Holgorsen and Joe DeForest being just a bit too generous in their assessment of West Virginia’s special-teams play so far this season?

It would certainly seem so, particularly...

Oklahoma’s top running back to miss WVU game
Oklahoma’s top running back to miss WVU game

NORMAN, Okla. — Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has raved all season about his team’s three-headed monster at running back.

His prized depth took its first on-the-field hit Saturday night. Stoops said...

Marshall’s Mendelson fills in, gets job done
Marshall’s Mendelson fills in, gets job done

HUNTINGTON — For four-plus long years, Trevor Mendelson has gone against the grain of today’s instant-gratification trends.

Way back in 2010, he and center Chris Jasperse walked on as offensive linemen. ...

TCU, WVU, Iowa State show Big 12’s depth
TCU, WVU, Iowa State show Big 12’s depth

TCU, West Virginia and Iowa State weren’t expected to do much in the Big 12 this season.

Last weekend’s performances might change that perception.

The Horned Frogs, Mountaineers and Cyclones each beat a power conference team...

Names in the games: Daryl Worley, Clint Trickett, Rakeem Cato
Names in the games: Daryl Worley, Clint Trickett, Rakeem Cato

WVU corner Worley suspended indefinitely

West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen announced on Monday evening that cornerback Daryl Worley has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules.

The sophomore is largely thought...

Prep soccer roundup:
Prep soccer roundup:

Nathan Harvey netted three goals and two assists to lead St. Albans past visiting Lincoln County 7-2 Monday evening in boys high school soccer.

Caleb Myers chipped in three goals and Jeb Brady...

Area roundup: Russ, Jenkins, Wilson named MEC players of the week

Notre Dame College’s Ray Russ, Shepherd’s Shaneil Jenkins, and West Liberty’s Josh Wilson were awarded Mountain East Conference football player of the week honors on Monday.

Russ was the offensive player of the week after...

Kanawha Valley prep soccer standings, stats

BOYS

Team standings

Pos—School Rec

1. Charleston Catholic 3-0-0

2. Winfield 7-0-1

3. George Washington 6-1-1

4. Nitro 4-1-2

5. Sissonville 3-3-0

6. Hurricane 2-3-2

6. St. Albans 2-3-...

Hanging Rock Observatory hosts workshops on raptors, Allegheny Trail

A former Jefferson National Forest fire tower, the Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory is used each autumn to monitor the annual fall migration of hawks, eagles and other birds of prey. Saturday’s workshop on raptor identification will include a...

Doug Smock: Herd protecting home turf in style
Doug Smock: Herd protecting home turf in style

HUNTINGTON — The big slogan of Marshall football these days is “Protect the M.”

Trust me: The 13th letter of the English alphabet is being protected.

With armed guards. Barbed wire. A moat, ...

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WVU

Dave Hickman: The good and bad of WVU special teams
Oklahoma’s top running back to miss WVU game
TCU, WVU, Iowa State show Big 12’s depth
Names in the games: Daryl Worley, Clint Trickett, Rakeem Cato
Time was on WVU’s side during winning drive

Marshall University

Hot Herd takes on Bowden-coached Akron next
Marshall’s Mendelson fills in, gets job done
Doug Smock: Herd protecting home turf in style
Cato leads Herd to 44-14 romp over Ohio
Marshall notebook: Cato put on a show after ESPN feature

Prep Sports

Prep soccer roundup:
Nitro boys blank Riverside 4-0
Roundup: GW gets past SC boys 3-1
GW rolls over St. Albans 9-0
Schoolcraft’s 3 goals help keep Herbert Hoover perfect

Columnists

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Mitch Vingle: WVU won, but was it satisfying?
Mitch Vingle: WVU recruiting, MEC scheduling and J.R. House
Dave Hickman: Orlosky wake-up call was a year ago
Mitch Vingle: NCAA’s decision regarding Penn State deplorable