×

Local Sports Columns

MYERS: WVU trounces Texas

Throughout the 2021 season, West Virginia football fans bemoaned the plays that weren’t made which prevented victories, but on Saturday the Mountaineers played one of their best games of the season in the home finale in defeating Texas 31-23. Three separate times the Longhorns scored ...

MYERS: WVU stalls out vs. OK St.

After two consecutive positive performances the West Virginia offense had some momentum going into Saturday’s matchup against Oklahoma State and opened the game with a 64 yard drive leading to a field goal. From then on it was like facing a train running downhill. The Cowboys defense, with ...

HUGHES: Marshall’s move to the Sun Belt makes perfect sense

HUNTINGTON — In the ever-changing landscape of college sports, you either evolve or get left behind. Evolution is exactly what Marshall accomplished with its move to the Sun Belt Conference. When the university made the upcoming move by no later than July 1, 2023, official last Friday, that ...

Albright: Undefeated Doddridge football doing it differently than 2019 group

They stood larger than much of the classification. Hunter America, Cole James and the 2019 Doddridge County football team ruled the Class A roost. The Bulldogs dominated everyone on the way to a 10-0 regular-season record. If they wanted to run for 400 yards in a game, they could. Putting ...

TUESDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK: Hope has left building

Although losing three of their first five games West Virginia football fans still had some hope. The losses had been close. The team was competitive. There was a chance it could turn the corner and still grab some wins. But after the wreckage of a 45-20 loss at Baylor on Saturday hope has ...