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West Virginia Mountaineers

Game of the Week: West Virginia at Oklahoma State

Paul Bessire | Posted 12.23.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

We turn our attention this week to a conference that quietly has five top 15 teams in our latest College Football Power Rankings -- the Big 12.

Mascot Told To Stop Firing Musket At Wildlife

AP | JOHN RABY | Posted 12.09.2012 | College

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The musket toted by West Virginia University's Mountaineer isn't just a prop – it's a bona fide weapon, and mascot Jonathan...

Former West Virginia Football Coach Dies

AP | VICKI SMITH | Posted 08.15.2012 | Sports

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Former West Virginia football coach Bill Stewart, who was hailed as Rich Rodriguez's successor but wound up leaving the school in...

Gonzaga vs. West Virginia

Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

Gonzaga goes into the big dance with plenty of experience and upperclassmen, yet their leading scorer is freshman Kevin Pangos. The Bulldogs will take...

West Virginia Drubs Clemson 70-33 In Orange Bowl

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

MIAMI -- As the West Virginia Mountaineers celebrated their first Orange Bowl victory, safety Darwin Cook shared a hug with the game's mascot, Obie. ...

99-Yard Fumble Return TD Shakes Up Orange Bowl

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.05.2012 | Sports

It was all going according to plan for Clemson early in the Orange Bowl. After a three-and-out series on their first possession, the Tigers had pu...

West Virginia Humiliates Clemson In Orange Bowl

AP | By STEVEN WINE | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

MIAMI -- The West Virginia Mountaineers were tough to slow down, and only the Orange Bowl mascot could stop Darwin Cook. Geno Smith tied the record f...

Orange Bowl Live Updates

Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

The 2012 Orange Bowl features two of the top offenses in college football, but neither school has much experience in the BCS. While West Virginia is p...

Clemson To Face West Virginia In The Orange Bowl

Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

For the first time in 30 years, the citizens of Clemson, S.C. will taste oranges. After a three-decade slump, gregarious Clemson head coach Dabo Swinn...

Big Plays Help West Virginia Rally For Share Of Big East Title

AP | By FRED GOODALL | Posted 12.02.2011 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tavon Austin returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown, Pat Miller scored on a 52-yard interception return and Tyler Bitancurt kicked...

West Virginia Overcomes Sleet, Snow And Rutgers

AP | TOM CANAVAN | Posted 12.29.2011 | Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Down by three and faced with a fourth-and-goal from the 1 on a miserable wet, snowy day, first-year West Virginia coach Dana ...

It's Official: West Virginia To Big 12

AP | By RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

By RALPH D. RUSSO, Associated Press The Big 12 welcomed West Virginia from the Big East on Friday and said goodbye to Missouri before the Tigers ev...

Not So Fast: West Virginia To Big 12 On Hold As Louisville Enters Picture

AP | By RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.26.2011 | Sports

-- The Big 12 is still deciding: West Virginia or Louisville? Could be one or the other, or maybe neither. Conference realignment took a strange tur...

West Virginia To Big 12?

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.25.2011 | Sports

The Big 12 has a replacement lined up for Missouri before it even leaves the conference. The Big East, meanwhile, is in danger of losing another scho...

No. 11 West Virginia Stunned By Syracuse.. Again

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- There's something about Syracuse that West Virginia just can't seem to figure out. For the second year in a row, the Mountaineers ca...

HIGHLIGHTS: LSU Tigers Roars In Morgantown

AP | By JOHN RABY | Posted 11.25.2011 | Sports

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- LSU's opportunistic defense overcame a record performance from West Virginia's Geno Smith, and the Tigers made their case to repl...

College Football Player Charged With Armed Robbery

AP | Posted 09.11.2011 | Sports

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- West Virginia University linebacker Branko Busick is in the North Central Regional Jail charged with armed robbery. Police say t...

Drunken WVU Fan Runs On The Field While Band Is Marching

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Before West Virginia's 19-14 loss to Syracuse on Saturday, an intoxicated Mountaineers fan ran onto the field and laid down while the Pride of West Vi...

Bob Huggins, West Virginia Coach, Scolds Fans For Trashing Court (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

West Virginia's second-half domination of No. 22 Pittsburgh last night was actually not the biggest story for the No. 6 Mountaineers. In the middle of...

Gator Bowl 2010: Florida State Vs. West Virginia

AP | BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Bobby Bowden will coach his final game at Florida State in the Gator Bowl on New Year's Day. Bowl officials said Sunday tha...

West Virginia Beats Pittsburgh With Last-Second Field Goal

AP | JOHN RABY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Noel Devine rushed for 134 yards and Tyler Bitancurt kicked four field goals, including a 43-yarder as time expired to lift ...

Cincinnati Vs. West Virginia: Tony Pike, Bearcats Narrowly Edge WVU

AP | JOE KAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CINCINNATI — Far from perfect, No. 5 Cincinnati was good enough to stay unbeaten. Tony Pike threw two touchdown passes in a cameo appearance Fr...