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Mazey leads WVU team with a heart
Against the backdrop of a coaching scandal at Rutgers that blossomed from simply a basketball coach gone mad to one that eventually may cost two athletic directors and that university’s president their jobs, the decision West Virginia University athletic director Oliver Luck made in hiring saintly baseball coach Randy Mazey seems to border upon pure genius.
HERTZEL COLUMN- Get active as the sun heats Earth
Morning came, the morning after the Memorial Day holiday came early and brought with it … well, nothing.
FURFARI COLUMN- Stewart widely liked and respected as coach
Bill Stewart, who has been deceased since May 21, 2012, was one of the most widely liked and most highly respected football coaches West Virginia University ever had.
HERTZEL COLUMN- WVU baseball overcomes the odds in 2013
If the world were the special place we all would want it to be, that tornado never would have roared through the streets of Moore, Okla., tearing apart both buildings and families with total disregard for all that is sacred in this world of ours.
Seven named to WVU Sports HOF
West Virginia University is enriching its Hall of Fame with the induction of seven athletes and coaches who make up a unique and diverse 23rd class – men’s basketball’s Dale Blaney, women’s basketball’s Olivia Bradley, gymnastics coach Linda Burdette-Good, rifle coach Dr. Ed Etzel, wrestling’s Dean Morrison, baseball’s Paul Popovich and football’s Tom Woodeshick.
WVU rallies from five down in walk-off win
Despite falling behind 5-0 and committing five errors, the West Virginia University baseball team won in walk-off fashion, 6-5, on Saturday against Oklahoma State at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
HERTZEL COLUMN: Woodeshick stunned on few occasions
When you’ve been around as long as Tom Woodeshick has, and done as much, very few things take you by surprise, but over the last few years there have been a couple of things that have occurred that were stunners.
FURFARI COLUMN: Chuck Howley greatest all-around WVU athlete
Chuck Howley’s greatest fame came in football at West Virginia University and then with the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys.
However, making the Wheeling native even more distinguished is the fact he is the only five-sport letterman in WVU athletic history.
HERTZEL COLUMN: McCartney getting his second chance
There is a familiar saying that carries much weight around the West Virginia University football program.
“If at first you don’t succeed …”
Musgrave, errors push WVU past TCU
In its second game of pool play at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, the West Virginia University baseball team trumped TCU, 10-3, as the Horned Frogs committed a Big 12 Championship record nine errors in the contest.
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