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Charleston keeps MEC event for near future

Capital City fears that the state’s college basketball tournament would move from Charleston were put to rest on Monday — at least for the next few years.

The Mountain East Conference announced an agreement with the City of...

Dave Hickman: WVU press working, but can improve
Dave Hickman: WVU press working, but can improve

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — West Virginia’s basketball team has played five times and won all five.

The Mountaineers have played a couple of tense games, yet have won four of...

Holgorsen still not sure about his QB

Dana Holgorsen apparently has not ruled out the possibility of handing over the job as West Virginia’s starting quarterback to Skyler Howard, regardless of the health of Clint Trickett.

Then again, it sounds a bit like Holgorsen might...

‘Toppers want Herd to throw more?
‘Toppers want Herd to throw more?

The emergence of Marshall’s running game has shot past the threshold of surprising, but the respect opponents give Devon Johnson keeps raising eyebrows.

This assessment, coming from Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm, provides another...

‘Excited’ Jasperse takes blame
‘Excited’ Jasperse takes blame

HUNTINGTON — Chris Jasperse pleads guilty as charged: Sometime he just gets a little too antsy before snapping the football.

And that’s why the senior center, the otherwise dependable anchor of...

MEC: Bonifant, Hilltoppers roll past Jackets
MEC: Bonifant, Hilltoppers roll past Jackets

With West Liberty’s preseason All-American C.J. Hester missing his third straight game with a foot injury, the question for coach Jim Crutchfield’s team Monday night wasn’t whether or not the Hilltoppers were going to score, but...

MEC: DiTrapano’s 25 points pace UC to victory

By noon on a summer day, Tino diTrapano already has completed an assortment of workouts that fine-tune his game and reflect his basketball passion.

After lunch and a few hours of recovery time, he’s back in the gym, perhaps using a...

Staten among 24 tabbed as player of year contenders

West Virginia University guard Juwan Staten was among 24 players named Monday to the Oscar Robertson Trophy preseason watch list by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association.

Staten is leading the Mountaineers (5-0) with at 15.8 points per game,...

Recruiting: New Jersey QB ready to get going

Montgomery High School (N.J.) went 8-1 during the regular season this fall, improving over a 6-4 mark from last year. Although the Cougars fell in the first round of the playoffs, quarterback Chris Chugunov said it was a successful year....

Capital playoff tickets on sale

Those wishing to purchase tickets prior to Saturday’s 1:30 p.m. Class AAA playoff football semifinal game between Martinsburg and Capital may do so at the Laidley Field/University of Charleston Stadium ticket office.

The tickets will be...

WVU’s Holton earns Big 12 hoops honor

WVU men’s basketball player Jonathan Holton has been named the Phillips 66 Big 12 newcomer of the week.

Holton helped lead the Mountaineers to the Puerto Rico Tip-off championship this past weekend as WVU recorded wins over George Mason,...

Roundup: WVU’s Holmes added to Wooden list

West Virginia University junior guard Bria Holmes was named to the John R. Wooden Award women’s basketball preseason top 30 list Monday.

Holmes, the Big 12 preseason player of the year, is averaging 27.5 points per game (which ranks 13th...


UPDATE: Official says slain Florida State gunman was an alumnus, law school grad
Mountaineer, K-State defenses in spotlight tonight