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WVU FOOTBALL: Trickett is ‘No. 1 difference’ for Mountaineers’ offense
WVU FOOTBALL: Trickett is ‘No. 1 difference’ for Mountaineers’ offense

MORGANTOWN — Clint Trickett set a career high in passing yards — for a second straight game — and looked like the player his coaches and teammates spoke so glowingly about throughout a month of preseason practices.

The West...

WVU FOOTBALL: Trickett is ‘No. 1 difference’ for Mountaineers’ offense
WVU FOOTBALL: Trickett is ‘No. 1 difference’ for Mountaineers’ offense

MORGANTOWN — Clint Trickett set a career high in passing yards — for a second straight game — and looked like the player his coaches and teammates spoke so glowingly about throughout a month of preseason practices.

The West ...

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...

WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers a mixed bag against Alabama
WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers a mixed bag against Alabama

Some good, some bad for WVU against Alabama

WVU SOCCER: No. 11 Mountaineer women top Elon

MORGANTOWN, W.Va — The 11th-ranked West Virginia University women’s soccer team earned its first 2014 victory at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium on Sunday, defeating Elon, 2-0.

The Mountaineers (2-2) controlled possession throughout the...

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...

WVU FOOTBALL: Trickett, White connect for career days in loss to Alabama

ATLANTA ­— West Virginia University seniors Clint Trickett and Kevin White worked together to establish personal bests in Saturday’s 33-23 loss to Alabama in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game here at the Georgia Dome.

Trickett, a 6-...

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...

WVU FOOTBALL: What will Alabama do with QBs against Mountaineers?

ATLANTA — Time to get some answers about Alabama’s quarterback competition.

Florida State transfer Jake Coker and fifth-year senior Blake Sims have been vying for the top job throughout preseason practice and coach Nick Saban says...

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 ...

WVU FOOTBALL: Offense’s tempo could help Mountaineers succeed against Alabama
WVU FOOTBALL: Offense’s tempo could help Mountaineers succeed against Alabama

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — There is folly involved with suggesting Alabama’s defense has a weakness. This, after all, is the same football program that led the nation in scoring defense and total defense in 2011 and 2012 before slipping all the ...

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...

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