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Thursday October 23 2014
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Defense, Trickett lead the way as Mountaineers improve to 3-1 in Big 12

MORGANTOWN, WV -- Clint Trickett passed for 322 yards and three touchdowns and Baylor had over 200 yards in penalties as West Virginia upset the fourth-ranked Bears 41-27 in Morgan

10/18/2014 - 16:48
Tony DeFazio
Late field goal completes second half rally

Josh Lambert kicked a 55-yard field goal as time expired to cap a fourth quarter rally as West Virginia edged Texas Tech 37-34 on Saturday in Lubbock.

10/12/2014 - 20:01
Tony DeFazio
The last two years have not been what WVU football fans were expecting. Ever since the Mountaineers made the switch to the Big 12, their success has slowly dwindled.

The team opened the 2012 season with five straight wins, only to finish 7-6.

08/06/2014 - 17:12
Samuel Fatula
For a long time, West Virginia University athletics existed as a Very Big Fish in a small Big East pond.

The always-entertaining “Backyard Brawl” between WVU and Pitt brought fan and media attention on an annual basis, arguably becoming one of the best rivalries in the eastern region.

07/21/2014 - 20:07
Samuel Fatula
Pitt and Penn State were fairly well-represented in last month’s NFL Draft, with each school sending three players into the league via the annual draft. The western Pennsylvania region also saw three players selected.

The first local player taken was no surprise, as Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald went 13th overall to the St. Louis Rams.

06/06/2014 - 11:44
Tony DeFazio
Steelers look for receivers and corners, local players play the waiting game

The Steelers main needs heading into this draft were along the defensive line, cornerback, wide receiver and linebacker depth.

05/10/2014 - 10:50
Tony DeFazio
Local players headed to Jacksonville, Tampa Bay and Cincinnati

Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson was selected in the second round, and West Virginia's Charles Sims and Will Clarke were picked in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

05/09/2014 - 23:43
Tony DeFazio
Several local players could be off the board before the second round is completed on May 9. Pitt's Aaron Donald is the top prospect, but Penn State has a pair of players who expect to hear their names called early as well.

TOP LOCAL PROSPECT
Aaron Donald, DT, Pitt 6-1, 285

04/13/2014 - 12:13
Tony DeFazio
Year after year many college athletes transfer from one school to another. Football and both men’s and women’s basketball see more transfers than others, but recently the number of transfers in men’s hoops specifically has sky-rocketed.

Going into the 2013-14 academic year, nearly 450 male athletes switched schools to play basketball.

11/27/2013 - 11:50
Josh Carney
Eron Harris scored 33 points and Juwan Staten added 28 as West Virginia (2-1) pulled away late to defeat Duquesne 96-83 at WVU Coliseum.

The Mountaineers (2-1) managed to hold off the Dukes (1-2) to avenge last season’s loss, which was West Virginia’s only loss in the previous nine meetings between the two teams.

11/17/2013 - 21:55
Tyler Pecyna
Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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One week left in the 2014 WPIAL regular season. One week left for teams to prove they’re ready for the playoffs.
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The Baldwin Highlanders (3-6) will look to the Altavilla brothers—Doug and Nick—against the Bethel Park Blackhawks (7-4) in Friday’s Quad A Southeastern Conference battle.
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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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