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Chuck McGill: Missed opportunities will haunt WVU during off week
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Chuck McGill: Missed opportunities will haunt WVU during off week

Many ‘what ifs’ following Mountaineers’ home loss to Oklahoma

Chuck McGill: Missed opportunities will haunt WVU during off week
Chuck McGill: Missed opportunities will haunt WVU during off week

Many ‘what ifs’ following Mountaineers’ home loss to Oklahoma

Chuck McGill: Bowden, Holliday and Herd linked by fishing, the veer and a job opening
Chuck McGill: Bowden, Holliday and Herd linked by fishing, the veer and a job opening

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Terry Bowden and Doc Holliday played football together at West Virginia University, have recruited against each other in southern Florida and coached with the same people.

They know each other well. Perhaps a little...

Mike Casazza: Oklahoma’s Knight is a ‘completely different guy’
Mike Casazza: Oklahoma’s Knight is a ‘completely different guy’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Those who witnessed the Trevor Knight who played last season against West Virginia will not recognize the Trevor Knight who quarterbacks No. 4 Oklahoma against the Mountaineers on Saturday night.

That’s the...

Chuck McGill: W.Va. State coach reshapes roster with D.C. ties

Unless Bryan Poore is in for his worst season as a college basketball coach, he’ll become the all-time wins leader for the West Virginia State men’s hoops program this season.

When, however, hinges on how quickly his newcomers...

Chuck McGill: Combined effort of offense, defense make Herd tough to stop
Chuck McGill: Combined effort of offense, defense make Herd tough to stop

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Saturday was Doc Holliday’s 30 for 30. A 30-point rout for career win No. 30.

Marshall’s 44-14 win over Ohio was a big one, and not just because the 57-year-old Thundering Herd coach beat the rival...

Mike Casazza: WVU defense draws favorable comparison to 2005 unit
Mike Casazza: WVU defense draws favorable comparison to 2005 unit

MORGANTOWN — Though it served as a punch line and a punching bag the previous two seasons, the truth about defense at West Virginia is that it wasn’t too long ago the Mountaineers were among the very best at that part of the game....

Chuck McGill: WVU can avenge losses in next five games
Chuck McGill: WVU can avenge losses in next five games

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In the wake of West Virginia’s 54-0 trouncing of Towson last Saturday, junior tight end Cody Clay couldn’t help but get fired up about another shutout: Maryland’s 37-0 win over the Mountaineers this time ...

Chuck McGill: Holgorsen must find way to juggle Trickett, Crest
Chuck McGill: Holgorsen must find way to juggle Trickett, Crest

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — At about 10:10 Saturday night, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen lit fire to William Crest’s redshirt and poked the embers of intrigue when it comes to the quarterback position.

Fifth-year senior Clint Trickett ...

Chuck McGill: A look at the MEC’s first year and the promising future ahead

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It is the eve of the opening Saturday of the second season of Mountain East Conference football, a sport that heavily influenced the birth of the new Division II league two summers ago.

It seems apropos to take a peek...

Chuck McGill: Opener shows how far WVU has come
Chuck McGill: Opener shows how far WVU has come

ATLANTA ­— It wasn’t all peachy during West Virginia’s visit to Georgia.

There were ill-timed drops, off-the-mark throws, a defense that allowed 500-plus yards of offense for the eighth time under fourth-year football...

Chuck McGill: Herd, WVU try to achieve the improbable
Chuck McGill: Herd, WVU try to achieve the improbable

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Mountain State’s only two major college football programs will simultaneously begin improbable quests this Saturday.

Marshall travels to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio for Game 1 of 14 in a season that...

Chuck McGill: This is Marshall’s chance to be C-USA’s ‘bellcow’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — College football’s extreme makeover seems complete. The 65 power conference schools will get a shot at a new postseason format and new championship trophy.

The rest of the sport’s major programs are just...

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