Bob Huggins Gives His Thoughts on WVU’s Loss at Oklahoma

Morgantown, West Virginia – Following West Virginia’s heart-breaking 16-13 loss at Oklahoma, Mountaineers legendary basketball coach Bob Huggins took to social media to give his thoughts on the football program. “Win or lose, we should have our guys backs instead of crushing them. The beautiful thing about bleeding gold and...
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What Neal Brown had to say after the loss to Oklahoma

West Virginia went on the road to Norman, Oklahoma, and went toe-to-toe with the No. 4 Sooners on Saturday night primetime. The Mountaineers never trailed - literally - in the game until the last second field goal that soared through the uprights as time expired for a 16-13 win for Oklahoma.
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Garrett Greene Deserves Chance to Start Against Texas Tech

I’m not here to “bash” any players. I’m not here to be negative. I’m not here to talk down to a team that just took the 4th-ranked team in the nation to the wire. No, I’m proud of this team. However, what I am here to do today is state the obvious.
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Three Thoughts on Oklahoma’s 16-13 Win Over West Virginia

The Big 12 Conference schedule started for Oklahoma and West Virginia on Saturday night in Norman. The Sooners came in as the No. 4 team in the country, but for those who have watched the games, it’s been an underwhelming start for OU. Meantime, West Virginia came in at 2-1, but the Mountaineers had just won a huge game over a Top 15 Virginia Tech team last week in Morgantown.

LISTEN: Rapid reactions to Saturday's loss to No. 4 Oklahoma

The overnight shift begins with a review of West Virginia's performance Saturday night on the road against No. 4 Oklahoma. A national television audience watched the sooner win their 12th straight game and move to 9-0 against the Mountaineers in Big 12 games, but WVU had this one where it wanted deep into the fourth quarter. Then everything went wrong, and the Sooners walked off a winner. What happened? Why does it happen? Where do the Mountaineers go from here? What's happening in second halves? How much time does Jarret Doege have left in charge of the offense? All that and more is on the way once you press play. (Direct link: HERE.)

'We’ll certainly take them': Why an early wake-up call turned OU's defensive fortunes around vs. WVU

NORMAN — OU defensive coordinator Alex Grinch wasn’t about to take anything away from his defense after it caught a break Saturday. “You take the lumps when a tip ball or something like that goes in the offense’s favor,” Grinch said after the Sooners pulled out yet another skin-of-its-teeth win, this one 16-13 over West Virginia. “Believe me, I wished that happened more often with some of those scenarios. We’ll certainly take them.”

Sloppy Second Half Deals WVU Football Second Loss at Oklahoma

Mountaineer fans entered tonight’s game blissfully optimistic about the outcome. Rumors of a shootout, despite the last two meetings’ 111-70 Oklahoma out-scoring, had been flying all week. As the 2-1 Mountaineers prepared to open Big 12 Conference play against the No. 4, undefeated Oklahoma Sooner team, tensions were high. All of the stats favored the Sooners. WVU head coach Neal Brown was entering Norman, Ok. on an 0-5 road loss streak. The Mountaineer football team hadn’t won in Norman since 1982.
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Princeton Community Hospital CEO focuses on path ahead

Princeton — A new course is being charted at Princeton Community Hospital, and its new leader is focused on providing the services the area needs. Karen Bowling is now the CEO of PCH, which is an affiliate of WVUMedicine, and the hospital’s connection with West Virginia University has brought her here.

Oklahoma Finishes Strong (Enough) to Outlast West Virginia

NORMAN — Sooner Nation became exasperated with their team on Saturday night, and Spencer Rattler bore the brunt of their frustration. Fans rained light boos down on their team’s starting quarterback — or the play-calling, or the head coach and play-caller — but then took it a step further, offering a chant asking Lincoln Riley for his backup, freshman Caleb Williams.
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Mountaineers falter late, lose to No. 4 Oklahoma

On Saturday, West Virginia held tight with No.4 Oklahoma, but a late game push from the Sooners propelled them to a 16-13 victory. The West Virginia defense held strong throughout the game but faltered on the last drive of the game, allowing Oklahoma to drive 82 yards and kick game winning field goal.
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Spencer Rattler, No. 4 Oklahoma Avoid WVU's Upset Bid on Gabe Brkic's GW FG

It wasn't easy, but No. 4 Oklahoma continued its perfect start to the 2021 season on Saturday night, defeating West Virginia 16-13. Quarterback Spencer Rattler struggled for much of the game, finishing with 256 yards, one touchdown, and one interception. He came through on the game's final drive, however, completing all six of his passes and setting up Gabe Brkic for the game-winning field goal as time expired.

Poca student wins scholarship in COVID vaccine sweepstakes

CHARLESTON — A student at Poca High School was among the winners in the latest drawing in round two of the “Do it for Babydog” COVID-19 vaccination sweepstakes in West Virginia. Gov. Jim Justice visited the school Thursday to present Chazz Grady a full, four-year scholarship to any public college...

WVU challenges, but falls short

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — In many ways, this was the game West Virginia was waiting on for far too many years, the game where people across the nation looked at the WVU football team and said, ‘Hey, they really belong in there with the big boys.’. Just before the...

The Plays That Changed the Game - WVU vs Oklahoma

Pregame - 10.6% chance of WVU winning. Leading up to the game, West Virginia's odds of winning the game improved ever so slightly according to ESPN's Football Power Index. It began in the single digits, and slowly crept over the 10% mark just ahead of kickoff. Why? Well, no one knows.