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Oklahoma State’s Hill has game-breaking speed
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Oklahoma State’s Hill has game-breaking speed

MORGANTOWN — Tyreek Hill’s statistics aren’t going to jump out at anyone.

Shoot, he’s not even listed as a starter on offense for Oklahoma State, but instead the backup to Desmond Roland...

WVU president calls for change following riots

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University President Gordon Gee says the culture of the university must change following riots that erupted after the football team’s win over Baylor.

Gee says in a letter to the WUV community that ...

WVU-Cowboys: Similar records, dissimilar seasons
WVU-Cowboys: Similar records, dissimilar seasons

MORGANTOWN — If ever a pair of teams with identical records could be considered to be going in opposite directions, it would be West Virginia and Oklahoma State.

Consider that both are now 5-2 overall and 3-1...

Dave Hickman: Flag Day came late

MORGANTOWN — Cleaning out a crowded notebook and a cluttered mind while wondering if football officials ever need to launder their yellow flags:

There’s nothing wrong with a few penalties in a football...

Herd has its work cut out versus FAU
Herd has its work cut out versus FAU

HUNTINGTON — It’s tough to guess how the 2013 season would have played out for Marshall had it not come back to win at Florida Atlantic.

The Thundering Herd had no idea at the time that it would lose a...

Yurachek catching on for Herd
Yurachek catching on for Herd

HUNTINGTON — There Ryan Yurachek was, so alone in the end zone he could have pulled out a phone and text-messaged a few friends.

Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato saw an easy opportunity to extend his streak of ...

Upsets leave Big 12’s playoff chances in peril
Upsets leave Big 12’s playoff chances in peril

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Big 12 has been as entertaining as any league in the country.

All that fun might come with a price.

Recent upsets like...

MEC football: Mission not-so-impossible for ND
MEC football: Mission not-so-impossible for ND

A college football game in Morgantown on Saturday may have resulted in fires and chaos, but a game in South Euclid, Ohio, set off tremors up and down the Mountain State.

A 34-yard field goal sailed wide with 31 seconds remaining as...

Boys soccer: St. Joe trips Hoover
Boys soccer: St. Joe trips Hoover

Christian Yablonsky had one of those games Monday evening that players dream about, coming up clutch with the season hanging in the balance.

The junior scored three goals to pace St. Joseph to a 4-1 victory over Herbert Hoover in the play-in...

UC defensive back earns MEC award
UC defensive back earns MEC award

UC defensive back earns MEC award

Charleston defensive back Torie Wagner picked up the Mountain East Conference’s football special teams player of the week award for the second time on Monday.

Wagner returned a punt 59 yards for a...

Prep soccer sectional pairings, rankings

Sectional schedule

BOYS

Class AAA

Region 3 Section 1

At Ripley High School

Monday: Capital 2 Riverside 1

Wednesday: South Charleston vs. Ripley, 5:30 p.m.; George Washington vs. Capital, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday:...

UC’s Maciel, Branson pick up MEC awards

University of Charleston men’s soccer player Augusto Maciel is the Mountain East Conference offensive player of the week and teammate Conor Branson earned defensive player of the week honors.

Maciel, a junior forward, earns the award for...

Power Park field replacement underway, will cost $250,000
Power Park field replacement underway, will cost $250,000

Work has already begun at Power Park to replace the field that plays host to the West Virginia Power and repairs should be completed by mid-November. The replacement will cost about $250,000 and will be paid for by the city of Charleston, which owns...

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WVU

WVU president calls for change following riots
Mitch Vingle: National, Big 12 and WVU basketball
Mountaineers limp past season’s midpoint
Visiting WVU recruits impressed by win over Baylor
SI allegations vs. Oklahoma State ‘unfounded’

Marshall University

Herd embracing national attention
FAU’s Whitehead both Lucky and good
Herd men’s basketball TV reach expanding
Herd has its work cut out versus FAU
Yurachek catching on for Herd

Prep Sports

Trupo hits milestones in Charleston Catholic sectional win
Prep soccer roundup: Sissonville girls roll past Ravenswood in sectional
Boys soccer: St. Joe trips Hoover
Prep soccer sectional pairings, rankings
Three Kanawha Valley soccer teams begin quest for repeat titles

Columnists

Dave Hickman: Flag Day came late
Doug Smock: This time, Herd able to shake off slow start
Norman Chad: “Atlas Shrugged”? Not if NFL RedZone Channel was around
Mitch Vingle: WVU, White can now be considered in elite company
Frank Giardina: Remembering more people, places we’ve lost