The West Virginia University swimming and diving program is about to get the biggest boost in its 63-year existence when the new Aquatic and Track Complex at Mylan Park is expected to be completed sometime no later than the spring of 2019.
For the second time in West Virginia University history and the first time since 2014, a Mountaineer athletic team will visit the White House and meet with the President of the United States for NCAA Champions Day.
Director of Athletics Shane Lyons has announced a four-year contract extension to 2021-22 for basketball coach Bob Huggins, extending his relationship with the University until 2027. The amended employment agreement takes effect immediately.
Tickets for the women's basketball game against Radford at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston are now on sale through the Civic Center Box Office. The Mountaineers and the Highlanders will square off on Saturday, Dec. 16, in a 4 p.m. tip.
West Virginia University graduate Verl O. Purdy attributes much of his success to the education and opportunities he received as a student at WVU in the 1960s. The Poca native, who founded the largest agricultural data analysis and marketing company in the world, and his wife, Sandra, are now giving back to WVU with a $5 million donation, announced Friday (Nov. 3).
It is the third time a Huggins-coached West Virginia team has been ranked by AP to begin the season, joining last year's squad that began ranked 20th and his 2010 club that started the season ranked eighth before ending it in Indianapolis in the Final Four.
West Virginia University has named Garrett Burgess and Savannah Lusk the 2017 Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer. A Mountaineer Week tradition, the award recognizes student’s exemplary academic achievement and extracurricular involvement.
West Virginia University students who want to lighten their regular term class load, or just get a few credits ahead, will be able to do so under a new winter term approved unanimously by the Board of Governors Friday (Oct. 27).
West Virginia University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Shane Lyons, in conjunction with the Big 12 Conference, has announced the 2018 football schedule. Six home dates, two Power 5 non-conference road games in the state of North Carolina and four Big 12 Conference road dates comprise the upcoming schedule.