Despite heartbreaking loss, West Virginia seniors leave mark on baseball program

If you saw the looks on their faces, it would be impossible to imagine the sting going away any time soon, if ever.


Column: Add one more chapter to West Virginia athletics' story of heartache
Gut punch. All-timer.You could discuss where West Virginias 11-10 loss on Sunday against Texas A&ranks among the athletics long history of setting their fans up with hope only to pull the rug out faster than Bryce Blaums walk-off grand slam left Monongalia County Ballpark.
June 2, 2019 - 9:37 pm
Texas A&M hits walk-off grand slam to eliminate West Virginia from NCAA tournament
As Bryce Blaums fly ball went up and up, West Virginias players fell down to the ground in despair.
June 2, 2019 - 8:33 pm
Regional notebook: Randy Mazey, West Virginia fan ejected vs. Duke
All the good vibes from West Virginias first postseason home game in 64 years evaporated in the third inning of the second game as both Randy Mazey and a Mountaineer fan were ejected following replay reviews.
June 2, 2019 - 12:46 am
Bryce Jarvis, Duke blank Mountaineers 4-0
It began with West Virginia center fielder Brandon White crashing into the wall.
June 2, 2019 - 12:40 am
After headfirst dive into wall, Brandon White says he's fine
In the end, Brandon White was less concerned with how the aftermath of his headfirst dive into the center field wall looked and more disappointed that he didnt make the catch.
June 1, 2019 - 11:48 pm
West Virginia moves on after 6-2 win over Fordham
Now that theyve made history, the Mountaineers are making sure they prolong it.
June 1, 2019 - 12:56 am
Helmet props up West Virginia homer hitters
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Home-run headwear became a thing in the West Virginia dugout this spring, and if the fusion of Mountaineer-meets-Viking seems random, thats because it is.
May 31, 2019 - 11:40 am
As Mon County Ballpark prepares for regional, Hawley Field memories still fresh
GRANVILLE, They didnt have to move a mountain to build Mon County Ballpark they just had to build into the side of one after filling the abandoned mine that once occupied the area.
May 30, 2019 - 11:24 pm
Paul McIntosh has flashed a big bat for West Virginia
Next season, Paul McIntosh figures to become West Virginias everyday catcher.
May 30, 2019 - 8:46 pm
West Virginia doesn't mind playing underdog role, even as a No. 1 seed
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Its easy to find a sports team that claims no one believes in us.
May 30, 2019 - 8:27 pm


Game times announced for four West Virginia football games
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. The Big 12 announced game times Thursday for four West Virginia football games this season, including a home game with N.
May 30, 2019 - 1:34 pm
Wide receiver recruit Wilson picks Iowa State over West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. West Virginia still has one scholarship remaining in its 2019 recruiting class after wide receiver Darren Wilson chose to sign with Iowa State on Wednesday.
May 29, 2019 - 5:16 pm
Junior college linebacker S.L. McCall commits to West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. S.L. McCall gave himself a gift on his birthday.
May 28, 2019 - 7:22 pm
Former West Virginia WR Dillon Spalding transferring to James Madison
It turns out wide receiver Dillon Spalding has not made his final appearance at Milan Puskar Stadium.
May 25, 2019 - 10:01 pm
Jovani Haskins considered front-runner to replace Trevon Wesco at tight end
Prior to last season, only the most devoted West Virginia fans would need to pay heed to the tight end depth chart.
May 24, 2019 - 11:33 pm
Cornerback Jordan Adams leaves West Virginia as grad transfer
Cornerback Jordan Adams is the latest West Virginia football player to announce that he will be finishing his football career elsewhere.
May 21, 2019 - 10:22 pm
Jarret Doege bringing knowledge of Air Raid scheme to Mountaineers
When Jarret Doege was a middle school quarterback attending Texas Tech football camps, he and Charlie Brewer tended to draw extra attention.
May 21, 2019 - 12:25 am
West Virginia's linebackers face tough task of replacing David Long
David Long may not wear big shoes, but he still leaves big ones for West Virginias linebackers to fill this fall.
May 18, 2019 - 11:20 pm
West Virginia wide receiver Dillon Spalding enters transfer portal
West Virginia wide receiver Dillon Spalding has entered the transfer portal, a source with access to the portal confirmed to MetroNews on Thursday evening.
May 16, 2019 - 8:15 pm
Bowling Green quarterback Jarret Doege transfers to West Virginia
Quarterback Jarret Doege announced that he is transferring from Bowling Green to West Virginia on Thursday, adding a somewhat surprising extra body in the Mountaineers quarterback room.
May 16, 2019 - 6:14 pm

Men's Basketball

Justin Jackson
It's official: Sagaba Konate leaving West Virginia for pro career
After an injury-plagued season that saw Sagaba Konate play just eight games with West Virginia, the 6-foot-8 forward made his departure from the school official Tuesday.
May 28, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Justin Jackson
New WVU Coliseum floor design tells clean and classy story
The Allegheny Mountains could have blanketed the Coliseum floor, giving the playing surface a rough and rugged look that would not have been easily forgotten.
May 23, 2019 - 7:17 pm
Huggins Q&A: Getting back to 'Press Virginia' is crucial for turnaround
Inside the West Virginia basketball practice facility, coaches are working the phones and graduate assistants are breaking down last seasons film.
May 4, 2019 - 1:41 pm
Justin Jackson
Huggs on Sagaba Konate: 'I think he's gone'
For a second consecutive year, West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate has been invited to the Combine and Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins believes its a signal that Konate has played his last collegiate game.
April 30, 2019 - 4:44 pm
Justin Jackson
Clarence Nadolny picks Texas Tech over West Virginia, Iowa State
Clarence Nadolny, a 6-foot-3 shooting guard who played last season at Scotland (Pa.
April 29, 2019 - 3:40 pm
Justin Jackson
Non-conference schedule released for West Virginia men's hoops
Bob Huggins will open up next season against the school that gave him his first Division coaching job.
April 29, 2019 - 2:38 pm
Justin Jackson
Sagaba Konate signs with agent, options remain open to return to West Virginia
West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate has signed with Sports Management, an certified agency that lists DeAndre Ayton last seasons No.
April 29, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Justin Jackson
Sagaba Konate enters NBA draft; options still open for a return to West Virginia
As West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate entered his name into the 2019 draft, Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins didnt close the door on Konates return to the school.
April 22, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Justin Jackson
Sean McNeil took unconventional path to West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Looking back now on his journey, there are parts to Sean McNeils story even he finds difficult to believe.
April 20, 2019 - 12:59 am
Justin Jackson
Column: The NBA needs to make up its mind when it comes to draft eligibility
Before the and the National Basketball Players Association begin debating what is right and wrong for the future of the draft, they need to simply ask themselves one question:What will they do when the national narrative changes yet again?Beginning in 2022, it is expected the will once again allow 18-year olds to submit their names, effectively ending the one-and-done rule in college basketball.
April 20, 2019 - 12:20 am

Other WVU Sports

Other WVU Sports
WVU's final-round surge falls short at NCAA golf regional
SIMPSONVILLE, Ky. Mounting a final-day charge at its golf regional, West Virginia nearly claimed one of the five national qualifier spots, but ultimately fell two strokes shy.
May 15, 2019 - 4:43 pm
Other WVU Sports
WVU golf team struggles in second round of NCAA regional
LOUISVILLE. Ky. West Virginias odds of advancing through its golf regional took a hit Tuesday, with a 9-over 293 composite round that dropped the Mountaineers into eighth place.
May 14, 2019 - 7:39 pm
Other WVU Sports
Steady Day 1 finds West Virginia 5th at NCAA regional
Watching his teams opening round at the golf regional, West Virginia coach Sean Covich saw calming indicators and a favorable leaderboard.
May 13, 2019 - 5:52 pm
Other WVU Sports
NCAA bid puts West Virginia's golf relaunch ahead of schedule
COMMENTARYMORGANTOWN, W.Va. West Virginias golf program, already 72 years removed from its last tournament appearance, didnt have to wait much longer Wednesday night.
May 1, 2019 - 11:34 pm
Other WVU Sports
Oklahoma State wins Big 12 golf championship
Oklahoma State completed a dominant three days at The Greenbrier, winning the Big 12 golf championship by 11 strokes.
April 29, 2019 - 12:13 am
Other WVU Sports
West Virginia track and field team wins 6 events at Mountaineer Showcase
The West Virginia track and field team closed the State Farm Friends of Track and Field Mountaineer Showcase with six wins at the Track and Field Complex at Mylan Park on Saturday.
April 27, 2019 - 11:21 pm
Other WVU Sports
West Virginia gymnastics team heading to Ann Arbor regional
West Virginias gymnasts, making their 40th postseason bid, will compete at the Ann Arbor Regional on April 5-6 at the University of Michigan.
March 25, 2019 - 8:43 pm
Other WVU Sports
TCU wins rifle national championship, West Virginia finishes second
The Mountaineers were in the hunt for their 20th national championship when the sun rose Saturday.
March 9, 2019 - 8:16 pm
West Virginia's first rifle national champion returns for NCAAs
The pops of shots echoed throughout the concrete insides of the Coliseum on Friday as 14 schools descended on Morgantown for the Rifle Championships the first time West Virginia hosted an championship event.
March 8, 2019 - 7:12 pm
Other WVU Sports
NCAA rifle championships a homecoming for University High's Flowers
Though many eyes will be on top-ranked West Virginias shooters when the rifle championships open Friday, other competitors have deep ties to the Mountaineers program.
March 7, 2019 - 7:16 pm

Women's Basketball

Justin Jackson
D stands for Davenport and defense these days at West Virginia
smile breaks out across Naomi Davenports face when she thinks of the time she told Mike Carey the truth about herself.
March 26, 2019 - 7:07 pm
West Virginia women crumble to Northwestern to end season; Tynice Martin announces return
Just as West Virginias season came to an end Wednesday with a disappointing 56-54 loss to Northwestern in the third round of the WNIT, Tynice Martin gave the Mountaineers the biggest boost for next season.
March 27, 2019 - 10:55 pm
Cops and Courts
WVU women's basketball player sues over suspension
Monongalia County Judge denied a request by suspended West Virginia womens basketball player Theresa Ekhelar who is seeking reinstatement to play in the WNIT.
March 25, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Justin Jackson
Davenport, Martin, Niblack send West Virginia past Villanova
Years from now, the record books will show West Virginia advanced to the third round of the with a 64-57 victory against Villanova.
March 24, 2019 - 6:50 pm
Justin Jackson
West Virginia gets ready to face Villanova in second round of WNIT
The challenge came from Mike Carey at halftime, as he watched West Virginia go through the motions for 20 minutes against Rider.
March 24, 2019 - 12:43 am
Justin Jackson
Shorthanded West Virginia faces Villanova in WNIT second round
The challenge came from Mike Carey at halftime, as he watched West Virginia go through the motions for 20 minutes against Rider.
March 23, 2019 - 2:15 pm
Justin Jackson
Kari Niblack's return from foul trouble sparks West Virginia in WNIT opener
By the time Kari Niblacks debut in the was two minutes old Thursday, she already had two fouls and maybe one of West Virginias worst fears was being realized.
March 21, 2019 - 10:11 pm
Upset by NCAA snub, West Virginia women's basketball team moves on to WNIT
Tynice Martin wasnt about to hide her emotions, not after the West Virginia guard felt the Mountaineers belonged in the tournament, but instead settled for a second consecutive trip to the WNIT.
March 20, 2019 - 7:41 pm
West Virginia left out of NCAA tourney, heading to WNIT
After waiting more than a week to learn its tournament fate, the West Virginia womens basketball team received the bad news two hours ahead of schedule.
March 19, 2019 - 12:21 am
West Virginia not included in list of women's NCAA bubble teams
The womens basketball tournament selection committee has all but shut the door on West Virginia.
March 17, 2019 - 10:19 pm