In 2012, it was easy to identify the top offensive playmakers on the West Virginia football team. Receivers Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey were both locks to post 1,000-plus yards and of course quarterback Geno Smith could be considered a top playmaker, as well. Show More Summary
In a surprising development, The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle announced today that not only had he invented time travel, but he had also traveled extensively to both the past and the future. When asked about the street date for the...Show More Summary
Zynx Health is looking for a Staff Data Scientist in West Los Angeles, CA. The post states, “Do you want to get your hands on mountains of healthcare data and create new decision support products that save lives? Do you know enough about...Show More Summary
The last of the "all-home-recordings albums" by the Mountain Goats and the only one about which that claim is true, All Hail West Texas was originally released as a free-standing compact disc on the late, lamented Emperor Jones. Tha...
Deep within a mountain somewhere in west Texas, The Long Now Foundation are hard at work building a 500-foot clock that's been designed to run for 10,000 years. I know that sounds a bit like the folly of a Lone Star oil billionaire,Show More Summary
Master Musicians of Bukkake have issued another video of a song from their forthcoming Far West album (out on Important Records in June; read about that record's "White Mountain Return" here). "Gnomi" is one of MMOB's most accessible...Show More Summary
Another successful infiltration for bluegrass music… We heard recently from Brandon Green, lecturer and band director in the ETSU Bluegrass, Old Time and Country Music program, about a music camp in West Virginia where he teaches. It’s called the Coda Mountain Academy, and they offer [...]
DELTA, Utah -- The mustangs run with a spirit that makes them legendary here in the West. On a bitter cold morning, they descend from the Swasey mountains of central Utah and gallop for miles across the plains. Stallions and mares, beautiful and strong, guiding their y …
For the latest news and happenings surrounding the West Virginia Mountaineers 2014 recruiting class, make sure to follow this exclusive tracker from now until national signing day. Here are lists of the Mountaineers' 2014 current commitments, top targets and scheduled upcoming visitors. Show More Summary
A few months ago we covered the break-up of West Virginia’s No On You Know, who had announced their dissolution at the end of the 2012 season. They had recorded two albums, most recently Clam Before the Storm, released on Mountain Fever in 2010. Now we [...]
When Boise State announced that it would be returning to the Mountain West Conference in December 2012, Bronco Nation collectively let out a huge sigh of relief. The Big East, for more reasons than one, was not the right fit for the Blue and Orange. Show More Summary
Somewhere on the lower slopes of the Blue Mountains tonight a party of 21 are resting up after the first day of a re-enactment of the first documented European crossing of the ranges 200 years ago. If you are flying west from Sydney tonight you will be over the Nepean River within minutes of takeoff, [...]
UCLA staffer Annelie Rugg bicycles to her job from West Hills, over the Santa Monica Mountains via Sepulveda Pass. Her route takes her two and a half hours -- or three minutes on video. Check it out.
Donegal Township, PA — Interstate 70 west in Washington County, Pennsylvania, reopened Thursday afternoon after a tractor-trailer carrying Mountain Dew jackknifed on the highway around 10:15 am. The trailer overturned near the West Alexander exit after it rear-ended a parked truck used to keep cars from hitting construction workers. The impact of the collision caused [...]Show More Summary
Justified’s Timothy Olyphant Narrates
The blaze is burning in the rugged foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains about 50 miles west of Los Angeles, and less than a dozen miles from the Pacific Ocean. It's forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes.
Clint Trickett has been searching for a new school this past week and that journey has come to an end in West Virginia. According to Coley Harvey of the Orlando Sentential, the former Seminole will play quarterback for the Mountaineers. Show More Summary
The Mountain West Conference has challenged the Pac 12 for western basketball supremacy the last couple of years. However, their two-time defending champion New Mexico Lobos not only lost their coach to Pac-12 regular season champion UCLA, but it appears they will not even get the $1 million buyout. Show More Summary
I co-led an Osceola Ridge Traverse attempt on an Appalachian Mountain Club hike on Saturday with my friends Michael and Alex. Our goal was to traverse the West (4114?), Middle (4200?), Main (4315?), and East Osceola (4156?) peaks from west to east, starting with a short bushwhack from the East Pond Trail to Mt [...]