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Hurricane's Washington awaits college offers

INSTITUTE, W.Va. -- Tyrone Washington says to make him offer. The Hurricane High School linebacker/safety/running back wouldn't mind attracting a college scholarship offer during the North-South All-Star Classic at 1 p.m. Saturday at South Charleston High School. He is one of several players in the game who hope to be noticed by a program needing a player.
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North-South football: Hurricane's Washington awaits college offers

Tyrone Washington says to make him an offer. The Hurricane High School linebacker/safety/running back wouldn’t mind attracting a college scholarship offer during the North-South All-Star Classic at 1 p.m. Saturday at South Charleston High School. He is one of several players in the game who hope to be noticed by a program needing a player.
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Countdown to Kickoff: No. 86 John Pennington

The West Virginia Mountaineers are 86 days from the 2021 season opener versus an old familiar rival, the Maryland Terrapins. As the countdown continues to kickoff by jersey numbers and Mountaineer moments, we highlight some of the greats ever to wear the old gold and blue. Today, we look at former receiver, John Pennington.
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What’s In A Number? The Top Mountaineers: 70-79

Since West Virginia’s first intercollegiate football game in 1891, thousands and thousands of individuals have played for the Mountaineers. The first recorded use of numbers on WVU uniforms was in 1915, and they have been a standard fixture ever since. For many, the number is almost as much an identifier during their careers as their name. At West Virginia, who could think of Jerry West without #44 or Major Harris without #9?
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Cater nominated for College Football HOF

For 31 years, Monte Cater had been the face of Shepherd Football. From 1987 through 2018, Cater guided the Rams to a 245-93-1 record, which included 17 conference titles and 13 post-season appearances. Cater was the winningest active NCAA football coach (all levels) at the time of his retirement in...
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Former Tri-State prep stars compete at U.C.

HUNTINGTON -- The University of Charleston is a popular destination for local high school stars, several of whom played well in the 2020-2021 season. Griffin Adkins, Cabell Midland H.S., baseball. Adkins started eight of 26 games and batted .206 as a red-shirt freshman. He drove in eight runs and slugged .410, with a .324 on base percentage. Adkins succeeded on all seven of his stolen base attempts.
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Poca’s Isaac McKneely nets Gatorade Player of the Year honor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Poca guard Isaac McKneely has secured another significant honor from his outstanding junior season. The University of Virginia commit has been named the Gatorade West Virginia Boys Basketball Player of the Year. McKneely was previously named the Bill Evans Award winner by the West Virginia Sports Writers...
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McKneely named Gatorade West Virginia Basketball Player of the Year

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (CBS19 Sports) -- Virginia men's basketball commit Isaac McKneely finished his junior season at Poca High School, named the Gatorade West Virginia Boys Basketball Player of the Year. The 6-4 guard announced his commitment for Virginia in March, as the first commit of the Class of 2022. McKneely...
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When Florida State’s Kiersten Landers laced a rocket down the left field line in the bottom of the ninth inning to plate the winning run in Florida State’s 4-3 NCAA Super Regional clincher over LSU on Friday, it was nothing those in the West Virginia softball community hadn’t seen for four years during her prep career at South Charleston and Hurricane.
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Mountaineers to welcome Connecticut as part of Big East-Big 12 Battle

West Virginia will welcome a familiar foe to the Coliseum in Connecticut when the two teams square off December 8 in the Big East-Big 12 Battle. The Mountaineers and Huskies played each other annually while members of the Big East, but haven’t met since 2014 when West Virginia defeated UConn in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off title game.
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West Virginia Power: Late rally lifts Power past Ducks 4-3

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Charleston knocks State out of Atlantic Region Tournament

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — The University of Charleston eliminated West Virginia State in the NCAA Atlantic Region Tournament on Friday, 12-8. It was the first meeting between the two Kanawha Valley programs this season. With the win, UC advanced in the bracket and will play Bloomsburg on Saturday with elimination...