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Big 12 Tournament seeds, first-round matchups are set

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The table is set for the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship tournament. West Virginia (33-20, 14-10 Big 12) will be the sixth seed in the tournament after finishing the year in a tie with Texas (39-17, 14-10 Big 12) in terms of the conference standings.
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OPINION: Former Head Coach Died of a Broken Heart

Morgantown, West Virginia – The state of West Virginia lost one of its finest men ten years ago today, and it’s very likely that Bill Stewart, the former head coach of the Mountaineers, died from a broken heart. Broken heart syndrome is a real thing. People often die...
Daily Athenaeum

WVU football lands Colorado State cornerback in the transfer portal

The West Virginia Mountaineers football team has gotten another player from the transfer portal after adding cornerback Rashad Ajayi to their roster from Colorado State. Ajayi, who has played for the Rams since 2018, has 35 career starts, 76 tackles including 5.5 tackles for loss and a sack, as well two fumbles forced and one recovered. Ajayi also has an interception returned 55 yards for a touchdown and 16 passes defended.
Daily Athenaeum

WVU baseball sweeps Kansas State, sets program record

The West Virginia Mountaineers defeated the Kansas State Wildcats 5-1. The team made history, winning 14 Big 12 games for the first time since moving to the conference in 2013. The Mountaineers (33-20, 14-10 Big 12) completed a sweep of the Wildcats (27-27, 8-16 Big 12), outsourcing them 35-9 in...

Sweep victory: WVU ends season with win over K-State

Mountaineers make program history to end season, but more work is ahead. For the first time since joining the league, West Virginia baseball has completed two Big 12 sweeps in a season — and it happened at the perfect time for the squad. WVU finished its sweep of Kansas...

Three Huron athletes sign with colleges

HURON – Three Huron Tiger athletes signed letters of intent with colleges on Wednesday to continue their athletic and academic careers. Isabella Cozzie signed with Denison University to run track. In her time running Huron track, Cozzie broke several school records and competed at state. She also played volleyball for Huron and was named first team SBC in Volleyball in 2021. Denison is a Division III private liberal arts college located in Granville.

WVU sweeps Wildcats, heads to postseason with momentum

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — In a game with a much different feel than Thursday and Friday’s run fests, West Virginia allowed only five hits and got strong pitching performances in classic starter-setup-closer fashion to complete a three-game sweep of Kansas State, demonstrating a versatility that it hopes to continue in the postseason.

WV Sports Now Daily Notebook – May 21

Update (4:02 p.m.)- 2023 DL Justin Benton released his top eight schools, including West Virginia. Benton, a 3-star prospect from Georgia, is also considering Tennessee, Mississippi State, Houston, Duke, Nebraska, Penn State and Georgia. Update (3:17 p.m.) – **2025 West Virginia football recruiting target Mahir Jordan is visiting Morgantown this...

WVU Baseball Sweeps Series, Gains 14th Conference Win with 5-1 K-State Finale

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – It’s a Senior Day Sweep at Monongalia County Ballpark as the 32-20 (13-10) West Virginia Mountaineers took down the 27-26 (8-15) Kansas State Wildcats. Compared to the previous two games of this final Big 12 series, today’s match-up cooled both teams down significantly. On the Mountaineer mound, freshman right-handed starter Aidan Major continued his mid-week hot streak into a weekend spot, his second Big 12 start. He proved his worth early, sitting the first inning’s trio of K-State batters down in order with a groundout and two dominant strikeouts.

Tips sought to solve Westover theft

WESTOVER, W.Va. – Detectives in Westover are looking for tips from the public to fnd those responsible for the theft of circular brass dyes. Investigators believe the thefts took place in April or May from a Westover business by someone possibly driving a 2005 or 2006 Ford Focus. Information...
Metro News

WVU, Monongalia County set to welcome lawmakers for interim meetings

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — State lawmakers haven’t taken their interim meetings on the road for more than a decade so when that happens Sunday in Morgantown, WVU and Monongalia County officials plan to put on their collective best efforts. “We’re thrilled and grateful,” WVU Vice President of Strategic Initiatives...
Kansas State Collegian

West Virginia sweeps Wildcat baseball in final Big 12 regular-season series

Kansas State baseball traveled to Morgantown, West Virginia, hoping to make a statement to the NCAA tournament committee with a sweep. That statement was severely reversed as the West Virginia Mountaineers swept the Wildcats in a three-game series. K-State head coach Pete Hughes stressed the importance of finishing the regular...

Fairmont Senior girls’ lacrosse gets the three-peat, ninth state championship for program

ELKINS, W.Va (WDTV) - Fairmont Senior continued its dominance into 2022. securing the three-peat and a ninth state championship for the program. “We tell the girls,, we don’t rebuild, we reload. We tell these younger girls keep working hard because your turn is coming. When they’re ready, we move them right into positions and they take over where the older girls leave the open spots,” head coach Jon Cain said. “We try to make the game to where they love it and they want to play more. We’re excited, we’re really excited.”
Metro News

Photo gallery: WVU caps regular season with a series sweep of Kansas State

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia completed a series sweep of Kansas State Saturday with a 5-1 victory at Monongalia County Ballpark/Wagener Field. With the win, WVU collected their 14th Big 12 victory. That is their highest total of league victories since joining the conference in 2013. West Virginia (33-20,...