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WVU’s White can leave lasting impression in Liberty Bowl
WVU’s White can leave lasting impression in Liberty Bowl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The end of his senior season doesn’t merely mean a certain step into professional football for Kevin White. It also means the West Virginia receiver will no longer be asked what’s happened at the end of the...

WVU’s White can leave lasting impression in Liberty Bowl
WVU’s White can leave lasting impression in Liberty Bowl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The end of his senior season doesn’t merely mean a certain step into professional football for Kevin White. It also means the West Virginia receiver will no longer be asked what’s happened at the end of the...

Liberty Bowl notebook: A&M end grew up a WVU fan; Shell fully recovered

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — More and more West Virginia fans are beginning to show up here as kickoff for Monday’s Liberty Bowl approaches. The Mountaineers will see a supporter on the other sideline when Texas A&M defensive end Julien Obioha puts...

South Charleston girls get hoops win over Parkersburg South

The South Charleston girls basketball team survived their stiffest test of the young season Saturday afternoon, defeating last year’s state runner-up Parkersburg South, 76-62, at the South Charleston Community Center.

The Black Eagles had ...

WVU, A&M staffs share several ties
WVU, A&M staffs share several ties

You could forgive the ambitious and impressive Oklahoma assistant for thinking he had it all figured out in the winter days of late 2007.

He’d just spent two seasons running the Sooners offense — co-coordinating would be the exact ...

WVU FOOTBALL: Boone County native, WVU defensive coordinator, has come a long way
WVU FOOTBALL: Boone County native, WVU defensive coordinator, has come a long way

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Chuck Gibson works for the water company and owns a little lawn mowing business on the side in Boone County, which is his way of saying he is not an author.

But he has stories.

“I’m not trying to...

WVU’s Trickett announces his college playing days are over due to repeated concussions
WVU’s Trickett announces his college playing days are over due to repeated concussions

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett announced Friday he’s done as a football player because of repeated concussions and will enter coaching, meaning junior college transfer Skyler Howard will make his second start...

WVU FOOTBALL: Holgorsen’s coordinators set out on own path

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Even if Shannon Dawson is the 10th assistant to leave the West Virginia coaching staff since Dana Holgorsen was hired before the 2011 season, there aren’t many who can explain why he’d move to a different school...

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers arrive in Memphis, have ‘unbelievable’ practice

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The plane neared the airport Thursday and West Virginia defensive coordinator Tony Gibson leaned over to his wife, Kerry. The Mountaineers were about to meet up four days before playing Texas A&M in the Liberty Bowl and Gibson...

Chuck McGill: Capital football coach, wife, discover true meaning of family through adoption
Chuck McGill: Capital football coach, wife, discover true meaning of family through adoption

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Coaches in any sport are known for their victories and their defeats.

Jon Carpenter, a state championship football coach at Capital High School, can tell you about true loss.

“Next time you have a bad day...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Riverside coach Craig Albright ready for the challenge
BOYS BASKETBALL: Riverside coach Craig Albright ready for the challenge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The atta boys and the good jobs can be heard all over a sparsely filled Charleston Civic Center during the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Hoops Classic.

The sound was from the mouth of Riverside first-year boys...

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd graduates ton of talent, but cupboard far from bare for 2015

BOCA RATON, Fla. — As Marshall football coach Doc Holliday sat at the interview table following his Thundering Herd’s resounding 52-23 Boca Raton Bowl win over Northern Illinois, he was joined by quarterback Rakeem Cato, receiver Tommy...

MEC BASKETBALL: Scout team has been key for success of UC men

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — University of Charleston men’s basketball coach Dwaine Osborne said his scout team players help the regulars get better and that’s not just coachspeak.

All he has to do is cite last season’s...

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Liberty Bowl notebook: A&M end grew up a WVU fan; Shell fully recovered
WVU, A&M staffs share several ties
WVU’s Trickett announces his college playing days are over due to repeated concussions
WVU FOOTBALL: Holgorsen’s coordinators set out on own path
WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers arrive in Memphis, have ‘unbelievable’ practice

Marshall Sports

MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd graduates ton of talent, but cupboard far from bare for 2015
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Cato, Shuler leave their mark
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd thumps NIU to win Boca Raton Bowl (with video)
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Holliday, Hamrick have had ‘major discussions’ about new contract
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd honors late president; Shuler, Haig break records

Prep Sports

South Charleston girls get hoops win over Parkersburg South
Chuck McGill: Capital football coach, wife, discover true meaning of family through adoption
BOYS BASKETBALL: Riverside coach Craig Albright ready for the challenge
PREP BASKETBALL: Many Kanawha Valley teams return to action
BOYS BASKETBALL: Poca handles Hurricane, wins by double figures

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