Previewing the Mountaineers’ Trip to Austin

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The West Virginia Mountaineers finished the first quarter of their regular season last Thursday. The second quarter begins this week against the Texas Longhorns. The game kicks off at 7:30 p.m., and FS1 will televise the game. We are previewing the Mountaineers’ trip to Austin. Previewing the Mountaineers’ Trip to Austin Both Teams at Crossroads […] READ MORE


Donaldson’s Deception Continues

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Donaldson’s Deception Continues We spent some time last week speaking with Gulliver Prep High School’s Head Coach Earl Sims. Mountaineer fans might know him as the high school coach who spent the last four seasons with true freshmen CJ Donaldson and Trey Lathan. Sims had plenty to say about both players, but we want to […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Defend the Black Diamond Trophy

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After a disappointing 0-2 start, West Virginia traveled to Blacksburg for the second of a home-and-home series against rival Virginia Tech. Last season, WVU eked out a win over Virginia Tech in Morgantown. This year, they left no doubt, leaving Blacksburg with a convincing 33-10 win. Like that, the Mountaineers defend the Black Diamond Trophy, […] READ MORE


Previewing The Mountaineers’ Trip To Blacksburg

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This is the annual cycle. It feels like forever before the season begins. Then, before you know it, teams head into their fourth game, nearing the completion of one-third of the regular season. That is where West Virginia finds itself as it travels to face long-time rival Virginia Tech this Thursday night. ESPN will televise […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Need to Find Urgency

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Mountaineers Need to Find Urgency Against Towson After a crushing blow from Kansas last weekend, the West Virginia Mountaineers need to find urgency against Towson. This much is simple. Usually, when we write our weekly previews, we focus a lot on the team ahead. This week, we will do everything but focus on Towson. While […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Focus on Kansas

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Mountaineers Focus on Kansas Seven days past the stinging defeat to hated rival Pitt, the West Virginia Mountaineers set their eyes on the Big 12. Over the past few days, the players have reiterated their goal of a Big 12 Championship. Perhaps that seems a tad ambitious, but we would certainly prefer to see the […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Stop Short in Brawl

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Mountaineers Stop Short in the Backyard Brawl Let us start here with a question for West Virginia Mountaineer fans. Just imagine a scenario where Head Coach Neal Brown decides to go for it on fourth-and-one at midfield with six minutes left in the game. What if WVU comes up short? Do fans still blame Brown, […] READ MORE


Previewing the Backyard Brawl

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Previewing the Backyard Brawl Soon enough, we will stop speculating on what could be and start talking about what actually happened. That is right, fans. The college football season is upon us. This Thursday, September 1, the West Virginia Mountaineers and Pitt Panthers will renew a rivalry that spans 104 prior meetings. The opening kick […] READ MORE


Mountaineer Legends Pregame With Fans

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Mountaineers Legends Pregame with Fans As sports writers, we can only know so much. We lack a place in the locker room. Our access to the sidelines comes when the school allows it. We do not carry recorders or notepads into the huddle. Simply, we can write about what we think, which is based on […] READ MORE


Projecting the Mountaineers’ Depth Chart

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The “camp” portion of Fall Camp came to a close last Thursday with the West Virginia Mountaineers’ second scrimmage, which was closed to the press. We offered our predictions for offensive surprises and defensive surprises. The team will likely release its first iteration of an opening game depth chart Monday afternoon. That depth chart, of […] READ MORE