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MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Trickett was taking notes from WVU greats at an early age
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MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Trickett was taking notes from WVU greats at an early age

MORGANTOWN — Win or lose Saturday night against what is just the next great challenge in this still-young season, it is impossible to see Clint Trickett play quarterback and not note a major difference. If you need convincing, refer to the...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Trickett was taking notes from WVU greats at an early age
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Trickett was taking notes from WVU greats at an early age

MORGANTOWN — Win or lose Saturday night against what is just the next great challenge in this still-young season, it is impossible to see Clint Trickett play quarterback and not note a major difference. If you need convincing, refer to the...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Big 12 home openers have been kind to WVU
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Big 12 home openers have been kind to WVU

By Chuck McGill

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers survive miscues, edge Maryland on last-second field goal
WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers survive miscues, edge Maryland on last-second field goal

COLLEGE PARK, Md. ­— The most remarkable occurrence among the many that happened here Saturday was not that West Virginia won against a team that held it without a point and just 175 yards of offense last season.

It was that the...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Many Mountaineers could play vs. Towson
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Many Mountaineers could play vs. Towson

MORGANTOWN — Two numbers matter for West Virginia on Saturday when it plays host to Towson at Mountaineer Field.

Neither is the Tigers’ ranking in the Football Bowl Subdivision, that being No. 19 in one poll and No. 22 in another. ...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Numbers & Nuggets
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Numbers & Nuggets

.777 — WVU returns to Mountaineer Field. Home, sweet home, right? West Virginia has the 12th-best winning percentage at home of any FBS program over the past 12 seasons. The Mountaineers are 56-16 (.777 winning percentage) in Morgantown since...

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers miss opportunities, fall to No. 2 Alabama in season opener
WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers miss opportunities, fall to No. 2 Alabama in season opener

ATLANTA — Up until one momentous, prolonged and ultimately decisive sequence Saturday, West Virginia withstood Alabama and many of the challenges that come with opening the season in a neutral-site game that feels a little like a road game...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Know your enemy, Alabama edition
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Know your enemy, Alabama edition

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In his legendary tome “Art of War,” ancient Chinese military general Sun Tzu said a successful army must know its enemies.

Here at the Gazette-Mail, we think the same strategy applies to football....

West Virginia might root against Nick Saban this weekend, but ‘Brother’ is still beloved in his hometown
West Virginia might root against Nick Saban this weekend, but ‘Brother’ is still beloved in his hometown

Alabama coach’s family has deep roots in W.Va. community

By ASHLEY B. CRAIG

daily mail staff

IDAMAY — In the town of Idamay, Nick Saban Sr. is something of a legend. When he’s spoken of, it’s with fondness ...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Dillon ready to bruise, batter Alabama
MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Dillon ready to bruise, batter Alabama

ATLANTA — Maybe it is the time that has taken its toll on West Virginia. After all, this season-opening game against Alabama was first reported on in May 2012. That’s a lot of hours in the film room, a lot of SportsCenters, a lot of...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Spain’s starts, five-stars and the underdogs

BY CHUCK MCGILL

DAILY MAIL SPORTS EDITOR

Saints training camp won’t sit empty
Saints training camp won’t sit empty

WVU, Marshall,

Virginia Tech in talks to use facility at The Greenbrier

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers picked eighth in preseason Big 12 poll
WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers picked eighth in preseason Big 12 poll

For the second time in as many seasons, West Virginia was picked eighth in the Big 12 media’s preseason poll released by the conference Thursday. WVU was almost a unanimous pick for eighth place. Fifty-six of the 57 voters had the Mountaineers...

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