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Posts tagged "sports"

A Day as an Athletic Trainer

By: Alissa Hudak, Makenzie Bristol, Emily Meadows and Kelsey Bartlett To the West Virginia University athletes he trains, Christopher Worrell is a “glorified mother.” Along with being a full-time athletic trainer, Worrell is also a full-time listener, advice giver, and companion. “The girls will come...1:53 am April 28, 2014

WVU Women’s Soccer program making big moves in the Big 12

By: Amit Batra, Will Hirsch, and Taylor Eaton The West Virginia Women’s Soccer team wrapped up the 2013 season with a 13-3-2 record and its second consecutive Big 12 regular season title. The squad has been one of the most successful programs for the Mountaineer faithful in...2:51 am November 3, 2013
How WVU's couch-burning tradition spawned riots

How WVU’s couch-burning tradition spawned riots

Produced by: Krista Baker, Terry Fletcher, Jonathan Nelson   MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – In the hours after West Virginia University’s football team beat the University of Texas Oct. 6, more than 1,000 students filled the streets of Morgantown, toppling a light pole and setting fires to...11:15 pm November 8, 2012