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WVU Postseason Depends On Its ‘Difference Makers’

WVU Postseason Depends On Its ‘Difference Makers’

WVU Postseason Depends On Its ‘Difference Makers’ If the Mountaineer baseball team is going to make any postseason noise, it will have to use the […]
The Smoking Musket May 19, 2019
Big 12 Tournament Primer: #4 West Virginia vs #5 Kansas Jayhawks

Big 12 Tournament Primer: #4 West Virginia vs #5 Kansas Jayhawks

The Mountaineers enter the tournament winners of their last 7 of their last 8 games and will play in a bracket where they took 6 of 9 from their opponents The West Virginia Mountaineers (34-18, 13-11) enter the Big 12 Baseball Tournament as the 4th seed in a double-elimination tournament that could help the Mountaineers host a NCAA regional for the first time in program history. The Mountaineers finished won six conference series, the most for the program since 2003, when the ‘Eers were in the old Big East. That 2003 team went 36-19, including 18-6 in conference play. Despite the...
Brumage’s ‘Mindfulness’ Teaching A Big Part Of Will Grier’s Success At WVU

Brumage’s ‘Mindfulness’ Teaching A Big Part Of Will Grier’s Success At WVU

Brumage’s ‘Mindfulness’ Teaching A Big Part Of  Will Grier’s Success At WVU MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — His love affair with West Virginia football started on a […]
The Smoking Musket May 18, 2019
WVU beats George Washington 13-2 on Senior Day

WVU beats George Washington 13-2 on Senior Day

The Mountaineers’ bats exploded to conclude the regular season. In the first truly summer day at Mon County Ballpark, the WVU baseball team throttled George Washington 13-2 in the regular season finale. The Mountaineers (34-18) received a big boost from senior Darius Hill, who netted 5 RBIs off of four hits, scoring a couple of runs on his own (including a two-run homer in the seventh). His double career double count also went up to 76, three more than former West Virginia great Jedd Gyorko. Andrew Zitel also had a big moment in his final at-bat at home. In the eighth inning, he hit a...
Hill, Mountaineers Enjoy Senior Day Onslaught

Hill, Mountaineers Enjoy Senior Day Onslaught

Hill, Mountaineers Enjoy Senior Day Onslaught MORGANTOWN, W.Va.–West Virginia’s three senior positions players – outfielder Darius Hill, catcher Ivan Gonzalez and infielder Andrew Zitel – […]
The Smoking Musket May 17, 2019
Friday’s WVU-George Washington game cancelled

Friday’s WVU-George Washington game cancelled

Because of thunderstorms, the Mountaineers will be scoreboard watching Friday night. After a record-breaking 10-1 win over George Washington on Thursday, the WVU baseball team will take the night off with some pretty bad looking thunderstorms rolling in. The university announced this afternoon that today’s game would be cancelled and not made up. Looking at what the weather was supposed to look like at first pitch tonight, it makes total sense. The Weather Channel The Mountaineers (33-18) will play their final game on Saturday as scheduled at 2 p.m. With their Big 12...
The Smoking Musket May 16, 2019
Mountaineers Break Records in Win Over George Washington

Mountaineers Break Records in Win Over George Washington

Alek Manoah (strikeouts) and Darius Hill (doubles) each set new WVU records in the 10-1 rout of George Washington. #17 West Virginia Mountaineers: 10 George Washington Colonials: 1 A big 3rd inning propelled West Virginia to a series opening rout of George Washington on Thursday night. Alek Manoah, WVU’s star right-hander and soon-to-be 1st round pick, claimed the school record for strikeouts in a single season (125), while Darius Hill hit his record-breaking 74th double in the bottom of the 8th. The record-breaking strikeout for Alek Manoah. #HailWV pic.twitter.com/WB6R7qy0Pc— WVU...
The Smoking Musket May 16, 2019
So you want to see WVU host an NCAA Regional? Here are your rooting interests

So you want to see WVU host an NCAA Regional? Here are your rooting interests

If you want WVU to host a regional, these are some series you might want to keep an eye on. kmSo here we are, the final weekend of the regular college baseball season. The Mountaineers charge into the weekend sitting at 32-18, already finished with their Big 12 schedule. Currently, WVU is projected by D1Baseball and Baseball America to go to Chapel Hill to play their NCAA Regional games, but they’re the bubbliest of hosting bubble teams. If there will be NCAA Tournament games in Morgantown, some dominoes will have to fall and things will have to bounce West Virginia’s way. With that in...
The Smoking Musket May 16, 2019
West Virginia golf team ends historic season with sixth place finish in NCAA regional

West Virginia golf team ends historic season with sixth place finish in NCAA regional

Here’s what’s happening in Mountaineer Nation today. Three strokes was all that separated the West Virginia University golf team from an outright bid to the NCAA Division I Golf National Championship tournament, as the Mountaineers finished in sixth place at 10 over par in the NCAA Louisville regional on Wednesday. The Mountaineers cap an historic season with a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Louisville Regional. #HailWV #NCAAGolf pic.twitter.com/JEgvl6qjKE— WVU Golf (@WVUGolf) May 15, 2019 The Mountaineers began the final round in 8th place, but charged up the leaderboard after...

Five To Watch For WVU Football

Five To Watch For WVU Football MORGANTOWN, W.Va — Some have track records, made up of their play in previous West Virginia seasons. In their […]
The Smoking Musket May 15, 2019
Mountaineers sweep season series with Pittsburgh with 9-4 win at PNC Park

Mountaineers sweep season series with Pittsburgh with 9-4 win at PNC Park

Here’s what’s happening in Mountaineer Nation today. BASEBALL SCHOOL! The No. 17 ranked West Virginia Mountaineers traveled to the North Shore on Tuesday to take on the rival Pittsburgh Panthers at PNC Park, marking the first time the two programs have played each other in the Pittsburgh Pirates home stadium. Junior left-handed pitcher Nick Snyder was excellent in his midweek starting role once again, allowing just one run on three hits with 11 strikeouts and two walks in 7.0 innings. After the game, Randy Mazey revealed that he’d considered switching Snyder to a weekend starter, but...
The Smoking Musket May 14, 2019
West Virginia golf team sitting in solid fifth place after day one of NCAA regional

West Virginia golf team sitting in solid fifth place after day one of NCAA regional

Here’s what’s happening in Mountaineer Nation today. GOLF SCHOOL? The West Virginia golf team is sitting in fifth place after day one of the Louisville regional of the NCAA Tournament. Sophomore Logan Perkins led the way for the Mountaineers on Monday, finishing T-11 individually at -1 (70). Logan Perkins led the way for West Virginia in the first round of the NCAA Louisville regional. The Mountaineers finish the day in fifth place. #HailWV pic.twitter.com/OuRoi0VOfR— WVU Golf (@WVUGolf) May 13, 2019 The top five teams from each regional will advance to the NCAA Tournament, so...
WVU Baseball Team Has More Goals In Sight

WVU Baseball Team Has More Goals In Sight

WVU Baseball Team Has More Goals In Sight The Mountaineer baseball team already has accomplished some outstanding achievements this season, but it has further goals […]
The Smoking Musket May 13, 2019
West Virginia Baseball Moves Up In Polls

West Virginia Baseball Moves Up In Polls

Despite multiple teams ahead of the Mountaineers stumbling, WVU only moves up one spot in the D1 Rankings Following a good week for West Virginia Baseball, beating rival Virginia Tech Hokies 7-2 in the mid-week matchup and then securing their sixth Big 12 series win with a 7-4 come-from-behind Sunday win against Kansas State Wildcats. The Mountaineers fell last week after they nearly no-hit Marshall but lost a much-needed series against TCU Horned Frogs. This week, several teams ahead of the Mountaineers suffered bad weeks including: Louisville Cardinals who went 1-3 and fell from 6 to 9,...
The Smoking Musket May 12, 2019
West Virginia Wins Series vs. Kansas State

West Virginia Wins Series vs. Kansas State

After splitting the first 2 games of the series, the Mountaineers won the rubber match on getaway day to complete the gauntlet of Big XII play. The #20 West Virginia Mountaineers needed to have a successful weekend in Manhattan, Kansas - they did just that. After Alek Manoah had yet another dominant performance on Friday night, Kansas State recovered to win a tight game on Saturday. WVU needed to take Sunday’s game, and late game heroics propelled the Mountaineers to their 6th series win and a 13-11 Big XII record. Friday, May 10th, 2019 #20 West Virginia Mountaineers: 6 Kansas State...

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