Toughness lacking as West Virginia re-focuses on rebounding

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Having prided itself as a program built on toughness and gritty play, Bob Huggins was understandably disappointed as No. 13 West Virginia wilted down the stretch of a 99-94 overtime loss to Buffalo. “They beat us at our own game,” Huggins said. “We generally force more turnovers than we commit. They got …

Gary Jennings explains how WVU's 'greatest pass' almost didn't happen

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — Dana Holgorsen is no stranger to hyperbole. But when the West Virginia coach describes Will Grier’s 33-yard touchdown pass to Gary Jennings with 16 seconds to go in the Mountaineers’ 42-41 win at Texas, it doesn’t actually sound like an exaggeration. “That was without a doubt the greatest pass I’ve seen …

Mooney wins re-election in 2nd Congressional District

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Alex Mooney is going back to Congress. “I think the voters wanted someone who will support the president,” Mooney said after MetroNews called the race. With 99 percent of precincts reporting on Election Night, Mooney was leading by 22,664 votes. In the race were Mooney (R-W.Va.), Danny Lutz, Jr. with the Mountain Party …

Simple majority needed for ratification or rejection of proposed Amendment One

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An addition to the West Virginia Constitution addressing state funding for abortions may or may not come out of Tuesday’s Election Day. Amendment One is the first of two proposed amendments on ballots across the Mountain State. Voters are being asked to vote either ‘for’ or ‘against’ the addition of the following …

Dana Holgorsen ready to turn to WVU's redshirt reinforcements down stretch

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – There’s a very good chance you haven’t seen everyone who will contribute for the West Virginia football team this season make it onto the field just yet. As the season moves towards the home stretch, several players who will remain eligible for redshirts if they play in four games or fewer are …