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Dave Hickman

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Mazey likes WVU baseball team’s chances


MORGANTOWN — It was only a week ago that West Virginia’s hopes of even extending its baseball season beyond the regular season seemed bleak.

Having lost 12 of their previo...

Two WVU hoops games scheduled in Charleston


MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’ non-conference basketball schedule for next season features a handful of marquee games, but fans wanting to see one at the Coliseum will have to wait...

Huggins filling wants, not needs


MORGANTOWN — Barring the unforeseen — and isn't there always something unforeseen? — Bob Huggins put the finishing touches on his recruiting class over the weekend.

Lamont West signs with WVU basketball


MORGANTOWN — Lamont West wasn’t exactly new to Bob Huggins. After all, he played high school basketball for three years in Cincinnati at the same school that produced Devin Will...

No. 4 TCU completes sweep of WVU baseball


MORGANTOWN — In almost every way, it was a perfect setup for West Virginia’s baseball team.

There were three gorgeous days at a spanking new ballpark, crowds that totaled ...

WVU’s White to Bears with 7th overall pick in NFL draft


Kevin White wasn’t the first pick in Thursday’s NFL draft, but he was easily the most popular.

The former West Virginia wide receiver went to the Chicago Bears with the seventh pick of the draft. That...

Mountaineers host No. 4 TCU for 3 games


MORGANTOWN — To say that West Virginia’s baseball team has struggled over the past few weeks would be an understatement.

And, having lost seven of their last 10, it would ...

As NFL draft nears, WVU’s White brimming with confidence


MORGANTOWN — If there’s anything Kevin White lacks as an NFL prospect, it’s not confidence.

And, really, hadn’t most everything else been addressed before?

WVU, Marshall clash today at Appalachian Power Park


West Virginia and Marshall will attempt to do something today that they’ve not had much luck accomplishing in recent years — play a baseball game against each other in Charleston.

The Mountaineers (24...

Crest gives glimpse of versatility in Gold-Blue game


MORGANTOWN — To say that William Crest was the star of West Virginia’s spring game Saturday would be quite a stretch.

After all, he had just 78 yards of offense. And even ...

Consistency and depth keys in rebuilding WVU receiving corps


MORGANTOWN — Few things were more important to West Virginia’s offense this spring than to reconstruct the receiving corps.

Heading into today’s spring-ending Gold-...

WVU Football: Place-kick holder job open


MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen has managed to make a running joke of his relationship with kicker Josh Lambert, which he tries to insist is no relationship at all.

Holgorsen tabs Howard as WVU’s starting quarterback


WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Skyler Howard was far from perfect Saturday when West Virginia’s football team scrimmaged in front of a couple thousand sunbaked fans at The Greenbrier.<...

Mountaineers work out today at Greenbrier


MORGANTOWN — West Virginia’s football team takes its spring practice road show to The Greenbrier today.

Actually, the Mountaineers are making a whole weekend of it in conj...

Top JUCO scorer Myers joins Mountaineers


MORGANTOWN — The leading scorer in junior college last season is now officially on his way to West Virginia.

Teyvon Myers signed his letter of intent Wednesday afternoon at Willi...

Dolan named new head of SSAC


ROANOKE — Professionally speaking, Bernie Dolan has spent every bit of the past three decades dealing with exactly the types of issues his new job entails.

The 54-year-old lifelo...

Overflow crowd on hand as WVU wins opener at Monongalia County Ballpark


MORGANTOWN — That Field of Dreams movie set, the one out in the middle of an Iowa cornfield, had nothing on West Virginia’s new baseball home.

Well, nothing except the cor...

WVU football: Holgorsen thinking small on punt returns


MORGANTOWN — West Virginia tried five different punt returners in 2014.

Almost none of the results were pretty.

Defense turns in impressive performance during WVU scrimmage


SHEPHERDSTOWN — As an offensive-minded coach, it wasn’t surprising prior to Saturday’s public workout at Shepherd University to hear Dana Holgorsen sing the praises of wh...

Mountaineers take road trip to Shepherdstown


MORGANTOWN — It used to be that road trips in football were limited to a handful of journeys in the fall. For the second straight year, West Virginia is making them in the spring.


Mountaineers pulled together in time for long WNIT run to finals


MORGANTOWN — After West Virginia’s women’s basketball team had survived a second overtime game in four days to advance to the Women’s National Invitation Tournament ch...

Charleston to host WVU and UCLA Saturday in WNIT finals


MORGANTOWN — The Women’s National Invitation Tournament championship game is coming to Charleston. West Virginia saw to that Wednesday night.

The first step, actually, was...

Mountaineers host Temple in WNIT semis


MORGANTOWN — Make no mistake about it. If Mike Carey had his druthers, he and his West Virginia women’s basketball team would not be playing in the semifinals of the Womenȁ...