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Astros sign LF Kyle Davis

Posted: Jun 21 2017 - 9:49 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU junior left fielder Kyle Davis bypassed his final season of eligibility to turn pro with the Houston Astros.The Astros announced the signings of Davis and nine other draft picks June 20. Houston picked Davis in the 15th rou...

WVU Athletic Communications Office honored

Posted: Jun 22 2017 - 7:19 AM

MORGANTOWN — The WVU Athletic Communications Office was honored this month at the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Workshop. The office captured nine awards for Excellence in Publications, including five best in the...

Four shooters to represent Mountaineers in championship

Posted: Jun 22 2017 - 7:17 AM

MORGANTOWN — Three current Mountaineers and one incoming freshman will represent the Mountaineers at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship Rifle/Pistol, starting Saturday, at the Schießsportzentrum in...

WVU women's soccer player nominated for award

Posted: Jun 22 2017 - 7:15 AM

MORGANTOWN — Five-time all-American Kadeisha Buchanan is a nominee for the Best Female College Athlete at the ESPY awards.A native of Brampton, Ontario, Buchanan is nominated against Inky Ajanaku (Stanford volleyball), Kelly Barnhill (Flori...

WVU baseball staffers joining Matlock at UTRGV

Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 11:56 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU volunteer assistant baseball coach Cody Atkinson and director of baseball operations Ryan Tuntland are joining former Mountaineers pitching coach Derek Matlock’s staff at the University of Texas Rio Grande Va...

Former WVU women’s hoops star Miles joins CSU-Pueblo staff

Posted: Jun 18 2017 - 11:47 PM

MORGANTOWN — Former WVU women’s basketball player and graduate assistant Sarah Miles recently joined the coaching staff of Division II Colorado State University-Pueblo.Miles started at point guard for three years for head coach Mike Carey’...

Off in Germany, Ruoff keeps his WVU pride

Posted: Jun 16 2017 - 10:32 PM

MORGANTOWN — The brown hair dangling off Alex Ruoff’s chin would rival any playoff beard in the NHL.“It’s sort of my own playoff beard,” the former WVU men’s basketball standout said June 16, before teeing off in the Brian Jozwiak Celebrity...

Big 12 honors 34 WVU frosh for academics

Posted: Jun 15 2017 - 8:26 PM

MORGANTOWN — Thirty-four WVU freshmen were named to the academic all-Big 12 rookie team.Three Mountaineers were nominated with a 4.00 grade point average (GPA): Bailey Thomas (women’s basketball), Abby Kaufman (gymnastics) and Miranda Marc...

WVU hoops assistant thrilled to be back

Posted: Jun 14 2017 - 11:22 PM

MORGANTOWN — The conversation — as it usually does with injuries in athletics — ventured into hard work in the weight room and rehab.Except this was no recovering WVU athlete just pushing 20.This was 55-year-old WVU men’s basketball assista...