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Mitch Vingle

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Casto in line to take over at Nitro


Bryce Casto, who once was named the state’s high school coach of the year, appears in line for a return.

The Gazette has learned Nitro High principal Jason Redman has submitted Casto’s name to the Boa...

Mountaineer Gameday: Mitch’s matchups


WVU pass offense vs. Iowa State pass defense

Before you get confused, yes, there are two Iowa State Sam Richardsons. On defense, Cyclone cornerbacks Sam E. Richardson and Nigel Tribune both have three interceptions...

Rejuvenated Mountaineers host VMI at Civic Center


When former South Charleston and George Washington high school standouts Ot and Jon Elmore withdrew from VMI, a bit of the air left today’s Keydet game against WVU at the Charleston Civic Center.

The Mountai...

Charleston keeps MEC event for near future


Capital City fears that the state’s college basketball tournament would move from Charleston were put to rest on Monday — at least for the next few years.

The Mountain East Conference announced an agr...

No. 1 West Liberty downs UC


WEST LIBERTY — No. 1 West Liberty has a starting player named Indiana Faithfull.

On Saturday, the University of Charleston could have used a little help from Indiana Jones.

Mitch’s matchups: WVU vs. Kansas State


Prediction: Kansas State, 33-28 . . . This Snyder isn’t from Hanover OR Berlin.


After slow start, WVU routs Shepherd


MORGANTOWN — ESPN analyst Fran Franschilla surprised WVU coach Bob Huggins by attending Sunday’s Mountaineer basketball exhibition game against Shepherd.

That was about th...

‘The Elkview Blind Side’: Through kindness and conviction, W.Va. athlete rises above turbulent past


A fresh pumpkin sat outside the trailer where Shaun Dotson once lived.

“My father,”...

Mountaineer Gameday: Mitch’s matchups


WVU pass offense vs. TCU pass defense

Statistically, West Virginia’s air game took a little hit last week because of the win at Oklahoma State. The Mountaineers were running the ball well, though, so ...