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WVU falls short against No. 4 Oklahoma

By Bob Cohn
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — One game usually does not define a season, especially when the calendar still says summer. But it can go a long way …

West Virginia notebook: Oklahoma run game proves too much
By Bob Cohn
It’s unclear how much Samaje Perine would have played had Oklahoma’s leading rusher, Keith Ford, suited up Saturday against West Virginia. But the injured Ford missed the game, and Perine seized the opportunity. That was bad news for the Mountaineers. The 5-foot-11, 243-pound freshman shredded the WVU defense with 34 …
Raucous sold-out crowd awaits No. 4 Sooners in Morgantown
By Bob Cohn
In 2012, Oklahoma and West Virginia played a wild game in Morgantown, W.Va. that produced nearly 100 points and more than 1,400 yards. Tavon Austin …
WVU notebook: Mountaineers lose another cornerback
By Bob Cohn
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Following Daryl Worley’s suspension and arrest, West Virginia appears to have lost another cornerback. Senior Travis Bell, who played in the first …
WVU’s Kwiatkoski settles in middle
By Bob Cohn
West Virginia yielded 37 points and nearly lost to Maryland on Saturday, but linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski had the game of his college life. “The best …
West Virginia cornerback Worley facing battery charges
By Bob Cohn
West Virginia sophomore cornerback Daryl Worley turned himself in to police in Morgantown, W.Va., on Wednesday after an arrest warrant was issued charging him with battery. According police, a surveillance video showed Worley placing his hands around the neck of a female inside a Morgantown night club and pushing her …
WVU women’s soccer has Canadian flavor
By Chuck Curti
On its way to capturing the Big 12 regular-season and tournament titles in 2013, the West Virginia women’s soccer team got significant contributions from freshmen …
West Virginia notebook: One CB in, one out for Mountaineers
By Bob Cohn
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Going into the season, Daryl Worley and Ishmael “Icky” Banks figured to be West Virginia’s starting cornerbacks. It hasn’t happened yet, nor …
WVU suspends starting cornerback Worley indefinitely
By Bob Cohn
West Virginia starting cornerback Daryl Worley was suspended indefinitely for what was described as a violation of team rules, coach Dana Holgorsen said in a …
WVU notebook: Mountaineers showed off running game by committee vs. Maryland
By Bob Cohn
West Virginia has five running backs with significant experience, and they all played together for the first time this season Saturday against Maryland as the …
Lambert’s late FG lifts West Virginia past Maryland
By Bob Cohn
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Nearly a year ago, West Virginia traveled to Baltimore to play Maryland in the rain. The Mountaineers lost 37-0, enduring a …
WVU notebook: Holgorsen takes hands-off approach with Lambert
By Bob Cohn
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen has a special arrangement with his kicker, Josh Lambert. “I haven’t talked to Josh Lambert since he got on campus,” …
WVU, Maryland renew true rivalry game
By Bob Cohn
After losing respectably to perennial power Alabama at a neutral site (Atlanta), then clobbering FCS opponent Towson at home, West Virginia visits College Park, Md., …
Ex-WPIAL star has staying power at Maryland
By Bob Cohn
Maryland quarterback C.J. Brown has been locked in on West Virginia all week, but another game Saturday caught his eye. When Penn State plays Rutgers, one storyline in particular will strike a chord. Ralph Friedgen, Rutgers’ new offensive coordinator, was Brown’s first head coach at Maryland. New Penn State coach …
WVU center anchors revamped O-line
By Bob Cohn
West Virginia lost to Maryland, 37-0, last season, and center Tyler Orlosky lost his job. Orlosky started the first two games as a redshirt freshman against William & Mary and Oklahoma. Senior Pat Eger got the start after the Oklahoma game, but Orlosky returned to the lineup in the fourth …
WVU notebook: Holgorsen hopes big plays yield TDs
By Bob Cohn
West Virginia’s fast-paced spread offense is designed to produce plenty of “explosive” plays, as West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen calls them. He said the Mountaineers have had their share, but not enough touchdowns. “We’ve had 14, 15 explosive plays per game,” said Holgorsen. “But we haven’t had explosive plays to …