West Virginia Mountaineers in the NFL Roundup: Week 6

Rookie Rasul Douglas recorded his second interception of 2017 while Bruce Irvin notched his second sack of the season. CB Rasul Douglas – Philadelphia Eagles: The rookie started his fourth-straight game this season and played 56 snaps (68 percent). In that time he recorded 2 tackles, 3 passes defended and 1 interception. Douglas now has […]

Seniors leaving major impact on WVU program

West Virginia’s game at 1 p.m. Sunday against TCU will be Senior Day and will honor the hard work and dedication of the senior class prior to kickoff. The five seniors, Michaela Abam, Heather Kaleiohi, Carla Portillo, Amandine Pierre-Louis and Alli Magaletta, have combined for 5,290 minutes and 16 goals this season, along with 21,801 career […]

United Bank Playbook: Baylor

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Dana Holgorsen hopes to end a clear pattern that has emerged in West Virginia’s brief five-game series with Baylor – win by close margins at home and get blown out on the road. In 2012, when West Virginia first joined the Big 12, the Mountaineers outlasted the Bears, 70-63, in one of the wildest […]

Smoking Musket Top 25: What In The Hell Do We Do With Everyone But Alabama?

Smoking Musket Top 25 – Week 8 Rank Team Points Previous Movement Rank Team Points Previous Movement 1 Alabama (4) 100 1 – 2 Penn State 94 4 +2 3 TCU 91 10 +7 4 Georgia 87 6 +2 5 Wisconsin 84 8 +3 6 Ohio State 77 9 +2 7 Miami 72 13 +6 […]

Carter brings leadership, experience to young WVU team

Nearly seven months have passed and the agony of defeat is still fresh in the mind of West Virginia senior guard Jevon Carter. Following WVU’s season-ending loss to Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 last March, Carter and the Mountaineers entered the offseason working towards their shot at redemption. Carter says the disappointment from last year’s […]

Experienced Backcourt Usually Means Great Success

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Do you want to have a good college basketball team? Then have experienced guards. You can certainly get by with inexperienced guards, but when you’ve got backcourt players with tons of experience like West Virginia does with seniors Jevon Carter and Daxter Miles Jr., it makes things a whole lot easier. With those two […]

WVU Readies for No. 22 Iowa State

Story Links AMES, Iowa – The West Virginia University volleyball team heads to Ames, Iowa, for a Big 12 tilt with Iowa State on Wednesday evening at the Hilton Coliseum. The Mountaineers (13-6, 2-4) and Cyclones are set to square off in a 7:30 p.m. ET match. Under head coach Christy Johnson-Lynch, the Cyclones boast a […]

Miles on Preseason Jerry West Award List

SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list members for the 2018 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award. Named after Hall of Famer and 1959 NCAA Final Four Most Valuable Player Jerry West, the annual honor in its fourth year recognizes the top shooting guards in Division I […]

Mountaineers in the Pros: Week 6

Rasul Douglas/Photo by Philadelphia Eagles In this week’s report, Rasul Douglas continues to make plays, Charles Sims shows off his hands and Bruce Irvin tallies his second sack of the season. Tavon AustinLos Angeles Rams (NFL) WR | 5-8 | 179Baltimore, Md.   Tavon Austin rushed twice for zero yards in the Los Angeles Rams’ 27-17 win […]

Kickoff time for the Oklahoma State game has been announced, and we don’t like it one bit.

Good morning, everyone! Welcome to The Rundown, your one-stop shop for what’s trending in the Mountaineer sports world and beyond. The debut edition yesterday seemed to be pretty well received so, as long as there’s something to talk about, we’re going to keep this thing rolling. Now, ON TO THE RUNDOWN! ANOTHER F*CKIN NOON GAME: […]

How one West Virginia fan breathed life into Milan Puskar Stadium when the team needed the fans the most

Something magical happened at Milan Puskar Stadium on Saturday afternoon. No, I’m not talking about West Virginia’s outstanding comeback victory over Texas Tech. I’m talking about the other magical thing that happened. After Ka’Raun White’s first touchdown catch and the two-point conversion that followed, West Virginia football producer Sean Merinar played Notorious BIG’s ‘Hypnotize’ over […]