#The Mountaineers

WVU football: Brown recaps progress of younger Mountaineers

In the wake of last Saturday’s 45-20 loss at Baylor, West Virginia’s third defeat in a row to open Big 12 Conference play, Mountaineer coach Neal Brown said “Everything is on the table,” partly referencing possible personnel changes moving forward. Brown got a look at several different players in the...
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Field Hockey Travels to Longwood before Hosting La Salle

BOONE, N.C. - App State field hockey looks to build off of its recent MAC win with matchups against Longwood and La Salle this weekend. The Mountaineers travel to Farmville, Va. Friday to face the Lancers at 5 p.m. before traveling home for a non-conference game against the Explorers Sunday at noon.
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The Mountaineers Fall in Four Sets

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – The West Virginia University volleyball team was unable to overcome Kansas State, as the Mountaineers suffered a 3-1 loss on Thursday evening, in Manhattan, Kansas, at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats (11-5, 2-3 Big 12) took the match from the Mountaineers (12-4, 2-3 Big 12) in set scores of 25-22, 25-23, 25-16 and 25-18. "Our inconsistent play hurt us tonight," said coachReed Sunahara. "We need to manage our game a lot better because 31 attack errors won't cut it. We need to be a lot better tomorrow night."
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Mountaineers escape with a 45-38 victory

The Western Colorado University football team improved to 5-1 on Saturday, as they beat New Mexico Highlands University 45-38 in an action-packed and exciting game from start to finish. The Cowboys had the upper hand for most of the game, until the second half of the fourth quarter when Western scored 21 unanswered points to win by seven. Josh Cummings had a breakthrough game, rushing for four touchdowns and 163 yards. Quarterback Connor Desch went 14 of 33 for a total of 240 yards, with one passing touchdown and one rushing touchdown. Leading the receivers was James Bryant who recorded five receptions for 121 yards, with a long of 77 yards. Damian Macias was next in the receiving department 75 yards and one touchdown. Lane Farrus and Ethan Maxwell-Sanchez led the way for Western each recording five solo tackles. Will Lydle shined once again on the defensive line recording two quarterback factors, a tackle for loss, an assisted tackle and a sack. The Mountaineers will be back in action on Saturday, Oct. 16 as they host Black Hills State University in Mountaineer Bowl at 1 p.m.

Wildcat Offense Stifled in Three-Set Loss to Mountaineers

MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State recorded season lows in total kills and hitting percentage Friday night, as West Virginia came away with a three-set victory at Bramlage Coliseum, 25-14, 25-20, 25-22. Sophomore Aliyah Carter accounted for 14 of the Wildcats' 32 kills while redshirt junior Holly Bonde added seven. As a team, K-State (11-6, 2-4 Big 12) hit .072 in coming away with a series split with the Mountaineers (13-4, 3-3 Big 12).

WVU basketball: Lots of unknowns as Mountaineers debut

MORGANTOWN — The 2021-22 Mountaineer men’s basketball team will roll out the carpet at the WVU Coliseum at 7 p.m. Friday for the Gold/Blue Debut. The public is welcome, and admission is free. An officiated scrimmage will highlight the evening. There will also be an introductory speech by coach Bob Huggins, and the activities will conclude with an autograph session on the Coliseum floor. Everyone entering the Coliseum or seeking autographs must wear a mask.

Mountaineers Unable to Out-Duel TCU in Top-25 Matchup

The No. 21 West Virginia women’s soccer team came out flat on Thursday evening ultimately falling in their top-25 matchup with No. 11 TCU, 1-0. The Mountaineers came out stronger than their opponent in the first half footing four shots through the opening period as opposed to TCU’s two shots. The first good look that West Virginia got was a freshman forward Dilary Heredia-Beltran shot on goal 27 minutes into the game which was saved by Horned Frogs goalkeeper Lauren Kellett.

Mountaineers Enter The Transfer Portal

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Two Mountaineer football players announced via Twitter Wednesday that they are entering the transfer portal with the intent of leaving WVU and moving to another school. Sophomore safety K.J. Martin and senior defensive lineman Darel Middleton each made Twitter statements about their impending transfer. “Giving thanks to...

Penland and Taylor take home 8th installment Players of the Week honors

Asheville — (WLOS) The eighth week of the high school football season saw several standouts put their best foots forward, but none more so than our two player of the week recipients from both sides of the ball. On offense Tuscola quarterback Jared Penland accounted for five total touchdowns, four...

Walking Distance #17 | How Not to Die in the Wild ft. Rebecca Olson & Steve McClure

In this episode of Walking Distance presented by The Trek and hosted by Blissful Hiker (Alison Young), we are joined by Rebecca Olson, a team leader volunteer with King County Search and Rescue in Washington State, and Steve McClure, a board member of The Mountaineers, an alpine club and nonprofit in Seattle. The Mountaineers, founded in 1906, has trademarked the 10 Essentials and offers a book that’s called the ‘bible’ of mountaineering.

Mountaineers not hiking this week

DEMING – For the first time this season, the Mountaineers will be playing at home this Friday, Oct. 15. The team has played five straight away games to start the 2021 season, managing a 3-2 overall record. They also played their first in-conference game of the year last Friday, Oct. 8, defeating Nooksack Valley 40-34.