Mountaineer Moments in Adversity Part Two

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Mountaineer Moments in Adversity Part Two We began our Summer 2022 coverage of the West Virginia Mountaineers football team by covering Mountaineer Moments in Adversity. We started with part one last week. Now, we move on to part two. As we discussed in part one, we think the theme is important. Early predictions from “experts” […] READ MORE


Guaranteed Rate Bowl: Five Takeaways

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Minnesota won with their smothering defense, but what did we learn? Here are LWOS’s five takeways from the Guaranteed Rate Bowl: Field Conditions Were Simply Not Good Enough Was it really absolutely crucial to have fireworks and skydivers pre-game, when it meant having the roof open in heavy rain? Whether that was the primary cause […] READ MORE


Guaranteed Rate Bowl Preview

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Bowl Week continues as Minnesota takes on West Virginia. Here’s your Guaranteed Rate Bowl preview: Minnesota: 8-4, 2nd in the Big Ten West West Virginia: 6-6, 5th in the Big 12   When West Virginia Runs: The Mountaineers’ run game took a huge hit when Leddie Brown announced that he would be skipping the bowl […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Give One Away in Norman

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Mountaineers Give One Away in Norman After a home win against a top-25 Virginia Tech team, the West Virginia Mountaineers traveled to Norman looking to prove something. They had zero wins against Oklahoma in conference play. They had zero wins in their history against top-five teams on the road. The Mountaineers looked to shake both […] READ MORE


Mountaineers Add Christion Stokes

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Mountaineers Add Christion Stokes West Virginia football gained momentum for its 2022 recruiting class during its first official visits since the extends COVID dead periods. Just moments ago, the class gained another top target as the Mountaineers add Christion Stokes to its commitment list. Stokes’ Rating and Offers Stokes, a safety from Michigan, represents a […] READ MORE


Remembering WVU’s Murph Tinsley

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Remembering Murph Tinsley “Almost heaven, West Virginia, Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River, Life is old there, older than the trees, Younger than the mountains, growin’ like a breeze.”-John Denver, “Country Roads   As a Mountaineer fan, chances are you sang those words (and more) before going further. After all, John Denver’s hit represents the musical […] READ MORE


Reviewing Our Mountaineer Predictions

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Reviewing Our Mountaineer Predictions Each year, in the hustle and bustle of pre-season excitement, we traditionally render several predictions for the West Virginia Mountaineers. First, we name our top offensive surprise players. Then, we name our top defensive surprise players. Finally, we make our bold predictions for the season. At the end of each season, […] READ MORE


West Virginia Wins the Liberty Bowl

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West Virginia Wins Liberty Bowl In an unconventional finish for an unconventional year, West Virginia wins the Liberty Bowl over Army. After scrambling to put together a full schedule after most conferences canceled most, or all, non-conference games, Army posted a strong nine-win season. After dealing with a rescheduled, and ultimately canceled, game, the Mountaineers […] READ MORE


Final College Football Watch Guide

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We’ve made it to the bowl season in this crazy 2020 college football year. The playoff and bowl matchups will come into focus. Can Clemson get back to the Nation Championship Game? Will Cincinnati and Texas A&M make a case for playoff expansion? Can Army win 10 games in a season for the second time […] READ MORE


2020 Liberty Bowl Preview

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2020 Liberty Bowl Preview Not surprisingly, a 2020 college football season marred, like most anything else, by a worldwide pandemic saw plenty of confusion in lining up bowl matchups. Initially, the bowl selection committees overlooked a strong 9-2 Army team entirely, leaving them out of the initial slate. The Liberty Bowl, adhering to its conference […] READ MORE