Four finalists to compete Monday in Mountaineer Mascot Cheer-Off

The four finalists vying for the title to represent the student body as the 67th West Virginia University Mountaineer Mascot come from a variety of academic backgrounds and are involved in an array of extra-curricular activities. All West Virginia natives, they will compete wearing buckskins and carrying the rifle in a cheer-off held during the men’s basketball game vs. Kansas State at 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, in the WVU Coliseum.

WVU board approves new policies governing ethics, identity theft and tobacco

The West Virginia University Board of Governors today (Feb. 8) gave final approval to a trio of updated policies, and also sent out for comment the latest updated rule as it works to complete policy revisions in the wake of the adoption of laws permitting more independence from the state Higher Education Policy Commission. The three rules, unanimously approved, deal with conflicts of interest, outside consulting and ethics; identify theft detection and prevention; and a tobacco-free campus.

2019 annual Blue-Gold Spring Game set

It's the start of a new era for West Virginia University football, and fans will get their first chance to see the Mountaineers under coach Neal Brown at the annual Gold-Blue Spring Game, presented by U.S. Cellular on Saturday, April 13, at 1 p.m., at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Signing Day show to air Wednesday afternoon

West Virginia University is revealing its newest class of Mountaineer football players on Wednesday (Feb. 6) and WVUsports.com once again will be inside the Milan Puskar Center to provide exclusive live coverage.

Brown named WVU’s 35th football coach

Neal Brown, one of six FBS coaches to win 10 or more games in each of the last three years, has been named West Virginia University’s 35th head football coach. WVU President Dr. E. Gordon Gee, in conjunction with Director of Athletics Shane Lyons, officially signed Brown to a six-year, $19,050,000 contract.

Statement from Director of Athletics Shane Lyons

WVU Athletic Director Shane Lyons issued the following statement Wednesday, Jan. 2: "I want to thank Coach Holgorsen for his eight years at West Virginia. We wish him and his family all the best at the University of Houston. Our national search for his replacement has already begun, and I know it will be a successful one." Read the full statement...