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The Smoking Musket Apr 17, 2018
Backyard Brawl Tops the List of Home Nonconference Basketball Games

Backyard Brawl Tops the List of Home Nonconference Basketball Games

The Backyard Brawl looks to be the biggest nonconference matchup in the Coliseum next season. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. Football Remember This Guy? Askew-Henry Is Back And Ready To Go | West Virginia AthleticsDravon Askew-Henry is looking to have a breakout season in 2018. Askew-Henry has recovered from last year’s knee injury and he is ready to get after opponents this fall. Expert panel says Will Grier has best Heisman chances in Big 12 |...
Tough Breaks Highlight WVU Series Loss

Tough Breaks Highlight WVU Series Loss

Tough Breaks, Cruel Fortune Highlight WVU Series Loss Baseball can be the cruelest of all games. True, in many ways it has produced our greatest […]
The Smoking Musket Apr 15, 2018
WVU Basketball Commits Jordan McCabe and Trey Doomes Shine In All-Star Classic

WVU Basketball Commits Jordan McCabe and Trey Doomes Shine In All-Star Classic

The pair of commits for Bob Huggins balled out last night in the Scott Brown All-Star Classic A pair of West Virginia Mountaineers commits showed off their talents in the Scott Brown All-Star Classic last night. The all-star festivities, which feature both a 3-point and slam dunk contest, were won by Jordan McCabe and Trey Doomes. The pair of ballers committed to play for Mountaineer head coach Bob Huggins and if the skills they showed last night were any indication, 2018-19 and beyond looks extremely bright. Most Mountaineer fans know McCabe. He is an extremely talented ball-handler and...
Mountaineers Can’t Weather The Cowboys, Fall 6-4 In Series Finale

Mountaineers Can’t Weather The Cowboys, Fall 6-4 In Series Finale

Mountaineers Can’t Weather The Cowboys, Fall 6-4 In Series Finale MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –The Mountaineers beat the weather, but they couldn’t beat Oklahoma State. The start […]
Kyzir White Looking For An NFL Home, Possibly A New Position

Kyzir White Looking For An NFL Home, Possibly A New Position

Kyzir White Looking For An NFL Home, Possibly A New Position The NFL Draft is just a little over a week away (April 26-28), and […]
WVU Starts, Ends Big In Win Over Oklahoma State

WVU Starts, Ends Big In Win Over Oklahoma State

WVU Starts, Ends Big In Win Over Oklahoma State MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia sprinted out of the blocks, then got a huge home run […]
Gray Maintains Focus At The Plate For WVU

Gray Maintains Focus At The Plate For WVU

Gray Maintains Focus At The Plate For WVU MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Kyle Gray had a big game in West Virginia’s 7-4 loss to Oklahoma State […]
Big Hits For OSU, Missed Chances By WVU In 7-4 Loss

Big Hits For OSU, Missed Chances By WVU In 7-4 Loss

Big Hits For OSU, Missed Chances By WVU In 7-4 Loss MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia continued to shake up its starting pitching rotation in its […]
Photo Gallery: West Virginia Mountaineers – Oklahoma State Cowboys

Photo Gallery: West Virginia Mountaineers – Oklahoma State Cowboys

Photo Gallery: West Virginia Mountaineers – Oklahoma State Cowboys MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Photos from West Virginia’s 7-4 Big 12 loss to Oklahoma State on Friday, […]
The Smoking Musket Apr 12, 2018
WVU Men’s Basketball Announces 2018 Non-Conference Home Schedule

WVU Men’s Basketball Announces 2018 Non-Conference Home Schedule

Make sure December 8 is circled. The West Virginia men’s basketball team released the home portion of the 2018 non-conference schedule, which is a little blah except for one game. Overall, the Mountaineers will host only one “Power 6” team, but will welcome age-old rivals Pill to the WVU Coliseum for another renewal of the Backyard Brawl on Saturday, Dec. 8, time TBA. WVU will debut its 2018-2019 team to home fans on Saturday, Nov. 3, in an exhibition against Alderson Broaddus, from Philippi. The first real game of the season is Friday, Nov. 9, against Buffalo. After the Thanksgiving...
WVU Announces 2018-19 Non-Conference Men’s Home Hoops Schedule

WVU Announces 2018-19 Non-Conference Men’s Home Hoops Schedule

WVU Announces 2018-19 Non-Conference Men’s Home Hoops Schedule Visits from Pitt and Valparaiso highlight the eight-game non-conference home men’s basketball schedule. The slate includes three […]
WVU’s Colton McKivitz Assuming Leadership Role For Revamped Mountaineer Line

WVU’s Colton McKivitz Assuming Leadership Role For Revamped Mountaineer Line

WVU’s Colton McKivitz Assuming Leadership Role For Revamped Mountaineer Line MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It might be surprising to think of a group of six foot […]
The Smoking Musket Apr 12, 2018
The Mountaineers Are Headed To Myrtle Beach Next Season

The Mountaineers Are Headed To Myrtle Beach Next Season

West Virginia, Wake Forest, Saint Joseph’s, and UCF headline the inaugural Myrtle Beach Invitational. Welcome, By-Godders, to The Shotgun/Throwdown, WVU’s best place for sports links, information, sophomoric humor and daily distractions. Football Will Grier's passer rating when kept clean tops all returning Big 12 QBs | DiehardsWest Virginia quarterback Will Grier has the best passer rating when kept free from pressure of any returning Big 12 quarterback in 2018. Mitch Vingle: Plenty of intrigue remains for WVU football | Charleston Gazette-MailLast...
WVU Evens Record With Rout Of Pitt

WVU Evens Record With Rout Of Pitt

WVU Evens Record With Rout Of Pitt The West Virginia University baseball team scored 12 runs on 15 hits and added 14 strikeouts on the […]
West Virginia Women Add Yet Another Transfer

West Virginia Women Add Yet Another Transfer

West Virginia Women Add Yet Another Transfer WVU women’s basketball coach Mike Carey announced Wednesday that point guard Bianca Cuevas-Moore will join the Mountaineers for […]

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