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Local Sports Columns

MYERS: WVU gets the job done

WVU Mountaineer fans tuning in for the Thursday night telecast were treated to a seemingly never ending panorama of the Virginia Tech “Enter Sandman” pregame tradition. Music, fans jumping around, the players entering through their tunnel, and the like. Yes, it’s a nice tradition, but ...

BENNETT: What’s in a number?

1984 anyone? George Orwell. I’m not sure how many people who might see this have read or done a term paper on the aforementioned novel, but the book written in 1949 might seem like a guide to the future for some. Back into reality, the Ritchie County Rebels are currently the most ...

MYERS: WVU Looks Ahead

There is always one game on the schedule against an FCS opponent which afford Mountaineer football fans a relaxing afternoon and enable players who normally don’t see game action to get playing time. Saturday was no exception as West Virginia easily dispatched Towson State 65-7. The offense ...

MYERS: WVU outplayed by KU

WVU Mountaineer fans traveled to the home opener with cautious optimism after a close loss the previous week at Pittsburgh. They left in a sour, despondent mood after a 55-42 overtime loss to what was previously the weakest team in the Big 12 Conference. They were witnesses to one of the ...

MYERS: This WVU team can compete

The return of the Pitt-West Virginia rivalry before a record Pittsburgh sports crowd was certainly one of the classics in the long history of the series. The two teams battled back and forth throughout the evening, but unfortunately the Panthers made one more play on an interception touchdown ...

MYERS: WVU ready in 2022

Summer is winding down and another college football season is upon us. That also means it is time for your Monday Morning Quarterback to make an appearance for the 35th year. The West Virginia Mountaineers enter the 2022 season with little notoriety and modest expectations. Nearly every ...