1. Charlie Weis—Return to Wounded Knee (Humor)

    Reports out of South Bend are saying that the damage to Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis’ knee was much more extensive than originally believed. His knee was injured two months ago, when an Irish player was blocked into the coach during a punt...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 802 reads 6 comments

  2. Mountaineer Field—Abandon Hope, All Ye Who Enter Here

    Although West Virginia has lost only one night game at Mountaineer Field since Don Nehlen retired, that is certainly no guarantee that West Virginia will win this game with Cincinnati on Saturday...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 538 reads 3 comments

  3. Notre Dame Is the Parasite of Big East Football

    Had Pittsburgh not beaten Notre Dame in football recently, it could have set up another nightmare scenario that would have possibly left the second-place Big East team out of the Gator Bowl in order to take the Fighting Irish...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 1,799 reads 52 comments

  4. A Survivor's Guide to Morgantown, West Virginia

    Frankly, I get sick and tired of every would-be sportswriting hack who comes on here and writes these columns about how the Mountaineer faithful are belligerent to visiting fans in Morgantown...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 1,030 reads 0 comments

  5. My Mountaineer Presidential Endorsements

    With the presidential election taking place this Tuesday, I thought it was time that I made my endorsements for president and the members of the executive branch...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 210 reads 2 comments

  6. NASCAR Is Nothing More Than a Pot To Pit In

    Although I don’t personally accept this point of view, there are a crowd of people out there who believe NASCAR is a sport followed only by ignorant southern rednecks...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 300 reads 13 comments

  7. Baseball--The Game That Was Lost

    I remember baseball, the one game that dominated my life as a child. I remember baseball, the game I could play all day long in the front yard and spend all evening listening to on the transistor radio in my bedroom...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 466 reads 4 comments

  8. Pete Rose--Thrown Out at Home

    One of the greatest tragedies of pro sports would have to be the story of major league baseball’s Pete Rose! However, tragedy isn’t really the proper word. It certainly wasn’t a tragedy that squandered his life and legacy...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 1,230 reads 0 comments

  9. West Virginia Football and the Legacy of Don Nehlen

    Since a settlement has been reached between West Virginia University and former football coach Rich Rodriguez, I would like nothing better than to put this ugly incident behind me...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 355 reads 2 comments

  10. West Virginia's Bill Stewart: Do Nice Guys Always Finish Last?

    You have all heard the tired, old cliché, “Nice guys always finish last.” In fact, the saying has been repeated so many times, it has almost become an article of faith...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 950 reads 15 comments

  11. WVU-Rutgers: What Can Brown Do to RU?

    On the day when West Virginia University honored the members of the 1988 undefeated regular season Mountaineer football team, the current squad of WVU players defeated an extremely talented but unlucky Rutgers team, 24-17...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 479 reads 4 comments

  12. West Virginia-Marshall: It's Not Easy Being Green

    When it comes to West Virginia football, I am happy to tell you that the reports of our demise have been greatly exaggerated—and please don’t tell me that a victory over Marshall University means nothing...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 6 years ago 280 reads 0 comments

  13. Pro Sports in Cincinnati—Now a Legacy of Losing

    Before the new baseball stadium, Great American Ballpark was built in Cincinnati, the owners of the Cincinnati Reds told us that they would put a winning baseball team on the field with its completion...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about over 6 years ago 142 reads 2 comments

  14. A Mountaineer's Memories of Marshall Football

    Despite the fact I currently reside in the state of Ohio, I was born in West Virginia. And as a native of the Mountain State, I am extremely proud of the state and its rich heritage...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about over 6 years ago 533 reads 4 comments

  15. West Virginia--After the Colorado Stampede

    Despite the fact my West Virginia Mountaineers lost Thursday night to Colorado, I am not as frustrated by that loss as I was the previous game to ECU. There was certainly plenty in this game to give a Mountaineer fan some hope...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about over 6 years ago 495 reads 3 comments

  16. West Virginia-Colorado: Five Reasons Mountaineers Will Skin the Buffs

    Although it was certainly disappointing, I believe West Virginia’s loss to East Carolina may very well prove to be the catalyst that transforms a good Mountaineer football team into a great one...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about over 6 years ago 288 reads 1 comments

  17. BCS Championship—When Pigskins Fly

    As most of you who read my columns know, I am a big fan of the West Virginia Mountaineers. Watching them play football and writing about them are two of my greatest passions! However, in ...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about over 6 years ago 373 reads 2 comments

  18. Morgantown and Ann Arbor: A Tale of Two Cities and Their Coaches

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of ...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about over 6 years ago 1,048 reads 1 comments

  19. Owen Schmitt: A Name Worth Remembering

    This past week, I had the chance to see West Virginia University fullback Owen Schmitt in the NFL combines and I was reminded of the first time I ever saw him play. In 2005, I traveled to Morgantown to watch the Mountaineers’ spring game...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about almost 7 years ago 2,560 reads 3 comments

  20. My West Virginia Mountaineers' Christmas Wish List

    I wish Mountaineer Athletic Director Eddie Pastilong nothing but peace and boredom in his job responsibilities, with no further coaching vacancies. I wish Coach Nikki Izzo-Brown a nice pay increase and further success in women's soccer...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 7 years ago 1,377 reads 7 comments

  21. No More Rich Rodriguez in West Virginia—A Squandered Legacy

    Now that the arrogant and disloyal Rich Rodriguez has chosen to take his playbook and go elsewhere, perhaps we should examine the events that led to his departure...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 7 years ago 3,000 reads 22 comments

  22. Memo to Rich Rodriguez: Make a Choice, Coach

    Like a lot of West Virginia fans, I'm greatly concerned about the coaching situation in Morgantown.Coach Rich Rodriguez's statements about the Michigan job (or lack of them) certainly ...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 7 years ago 4,431 reads 24 comments

  23. West Virginia Football—Responding to Adversity

    How does a team respond to adversity?The answer to that question determines what separates the good teams from the great ones.No matter what level of talent they possess, there are very few teams that will go through an entire season without a loss...

    RG Yoho Written by RG Yoho about 7 years ago 1,697 reads 5 comments