Batter up: WVU student improving baseball team’s analytics
Joseph Cuomo, a WVU senior, is using industrial mathematics statistics to help WVU baseball coaches improve their understanding of the strike zone.

Batter up: WVU student improving baseball team’s analytics

A West Virginia University industrial mathematics and statistics student is helping WVU baseball coaches improve their understanding of the strike zone. Joseph Cuomo is a senior from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and…

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B-UMS wins state archery tournament, now headed to nationals
The state champion Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School archery team.

B-UMS wins state archery tournament, now headed to nationals

BUCKHANNON – A local archery team are now state champions, but they've already set their sights on a bigger target -- nationals. The Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School’s archery team took first…

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Blankenship promoted to Assistant Athletics Director/Head Athletics Trainer for football

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Shane Lyons has announced that Vince Blankenship has been promoted to assistant athletics director/head athletics trainer for football. "Vince Blankenship…

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WVU to host two-day Esports gaming symposium and master class
David Chen, Ashley DeWalt, Neil Duffy and Marc Williams headline WVU's Esports Symposium and Master Class.

WVU to host two-day Esports gaming symposium and master class

West Virginia University will host a two-day event designed to expose students to career opportunities in Esports, a gaming phenomenon that has become a billion-dollar global industry. The Esports Symposium…

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Eads named WVU’s 66th Mountaineer Mascot
Timothy Eads celebrates being named the Mountaineer Mascot

Eads named WVU’s 66th Mountaineer Mascot

West Virginia University sophomore Timothy Eads can cross off one item from the bucket list he created his freshman year of high school—to serve as the Mountaineer Mascot. Eads heard…

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West Virginia, Alabama announce football series

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons announced today that WVU and Alabama will play a home-and-home football series beginning in 2026.The first game will be played in Morgantown…

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State record yellow perch caught in Summersville Lake
Clinton Mills of Ravenswood with his state record yellow perch. (Photo courtesy of the West Virginia Department of Commerce.)

State record yellow perch caught in Summersville Lake

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A state record yellow perch was caught by Clinton Mills of Ravenswood, West Virginia on Feb. 24, 2018. Mills caught the 14.5-inch, 2.04-pound fish on a 10-pound…

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