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HERTZEL COLUMN: WVU Tier 3 bidding goals are ambitious
They are re-opening the bidding at West Virginia University’s athletic department for Tier 3 media rights, but judging by the vision they have shown in putting it together, this is becoming something as ambitious, if not profitable, as the national television deals in which they have a stake.
NFL draft signals new era for WVU
This year’s NFL draft signified that West Virginia University is beginning a new era of football, one that is very different from the time that passed in the previous 100 years.
HERTZEL COLUMN- Can money buy WVU happiness as Big 12 member?
=Let me put the dummies to rest right away.
Financially, moving to the Big 12 was the right move for West Virginia University.
WVU’s basketball team to play at Missouri
West Virginia University’s basketball team did nothing to merit it Tuesday, but its life in the Big 12 was just made a whole lot tougher on two levels.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Mountaineers learning NFL facts of life
Day one of the rest of their lives as NFL players is over, and quarterback Geno Smith and wide receivers Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey have begun what they hope is a decades-long journey to the same kind of stardom that they found in college.
HERTZEL COLUMN- Flying WV return ‘just phenomenal’
Finals are over and graduation not far behind.
Traffic is one-way out of Morgantown, thousands of students heading home for the summer or off into the unknown that is the future.
WVU challenge: Deal with success
Dealing with failure is one thing; dealing with success quite another.
West Virginia University, which plays a crucial three-game baseball series this weekend in Charleston against coach Randy Mazey’s former TCU team with first place at stake, has seen both sides of that story.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Musgrave symbol of WVU surge
Harrison Musgrave is studying history at West Virginia University.
He’s also making history.
Musgrave has come out of Bridgeport and bounced back from Tommy John surgery that put an end to a promising freshman season to come to symbolize all that Randy Mazey is trying to accomplish as re-energizes the West Virginia baseball program.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Huggins molds WVU into image of his UC teams
The other night, having made another wrong turn and winding up in a bar, I glanced at the television and caught the New York Knicks in action.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Mountaineers now thinking championship
The metamorphosis of the West Virginia University baseball program has been both swift and startling, going from a team in which there was little to no interest throughout the state to one that has won over the state to the point that it is setting attendance records.
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