Mountaineer Chuck

  • joined May 26, 2011
  • last login Jul 25, 2014
  • posts 98
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I have a great family.
I have a great job.
I went to a great University.
My social life revolves around WVU sports.

Hi, I'm Chuck, and I'm a Mountaineer Maniac.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Washington Nationals
  • NBA Washington Wizards
  • NFL Washington Redskins
  • NCAAF West Virginia Mountaineers
  • NCAAB West Virginia Mountaineers
  • NHL Washington Capitals
  • Golf Senor Woods
  • NASCAR Jeff Gordon
  • MMA Anderson Silva
  • Boxing My wife
  • Soccer West Lucking Virginia
  • Tennis John McEnroe
  • FIFA U.S.A.
  • MLS DC United
User Blog

Maryland Preview...Sort of

Another WVU game with emotional ties to my home town of Washington, D.C. Last week we played in FedEx Field and this week against the University of Maryland. This is a comforting to me as WVU's Big...

WVU 42 - JMU 12: Post Game Celebration!

West Virginia knocks off James Madison at FedEx Field in Washington, D.C. and manages to make some critical improvements along the way. WVU Quarterback Geno Smith elevated his Heisman campaign with...

WVU Game Preview: How Many Degrees Are You From JMU?

What is there to get excited about when your Top 10 team is playing a FCS school? Certainly not the televised game on ROOT. The venue? Sure. The potential to make a boat load of cash betting your...

WVU 69 - Marshall 34 : Post Game Breakdown

West Virginia's offense picked up right where it left off last January, routing Marshall University with 69 points and 655 yards. WVU's defense, though, gave up 545 yards to a Conference USA team -...

No Thunder In The Forecast: Marshall Preview

Last year Marshall needed a severe thunderstorm to prevent embarrassment at the hands of the Mountaineers. There is no such danger of history repeating itself this week - they're going to need a...

2012 WVU Football Unit Previews: Special Teams

Most all of the pre-season talk about WVU special teams has justifiably focused exclusively on our potential Heisman candidate, Tavon Austin. However, Place Kicker Tyler Bitancurt will play an even...

One BIG Reason Why Scholastics Needs Athletics


Academicians often spar with others about how much influence and money athletic departments have. In my case, I can very clearly describe why the WVU Journalism School keeps getting annual...

Basketball Travel Plans

WVU BIG 12 Basketball Travel Plans!

The ONE Football Statue...Who Would Be Yours?

Sports Illustrated has a photo gallery featuring schools with bronze statues of their football icons. In my judgment, honoring our past heroes is something that WVU has not done well. We...

Garvin & Cook Arrested for Shoplifting


Apparently, when new DC Joe DeForest said, "Defense, we need more takeaways," these guys took the philosophy too far.

Petrino's Surprising Behavior? Really?


Petrino's Surprising Behavior? Really?

Final Reflection On A Difficult Basketball Season


Final Reflection On A Difficult Basketball Season.

Tournament a Foretaste of Big 12 Move


WVU is a Big 12 program now. Today’s NCAA tournament game against Gonzaga provides a foretaste of what life will be like for Mountaineer hoops fans in the near future. For me, writing about a Big...

Kevin Jones A Wooden Award Finalist


While some petty, impy, jewel-less Big East Head Coach didn't think Kevin Jones was worthy of 1st team All-Conference, the Wooden Award voters believe he's one of the Top 15 in the country. CONGRATS, KJ!

The Hall Chokes & WVU Pulls #8 Seed in BE Tourney


Another great final day of the regular season was capped by Seton Hall's loss to DePaul. WVU's big win @ USF and the Pirates' epic choke gives us sole possession of 8th place in the Big East & a first round bye in this week's Big East Tournament. Game #1 for us is Wednesday at Noon on ESPN.

WVU Regular Season Finale...All We Need Is One Good Shot Against USF


It all comes down to two Saturday games for WVU: beating USF takes them to 9-9 in the Big East. A Seton Hall loss to DePaul would propel the Mountaineers into the Big Dance.

The Tank Is Almost Empty For Senior Night - DePaul Preview


WVU has little left in the tank for Senior night vs. DePaul. Pride and an outside chance at the NCAA tournament will have to suffice.

Last Three Games Are All Last Chance Games For WVU


Last Three Games Are All Last Chance Games for WVU - Marquette Preview

BIG Opportunity Tonight In South Bend!


Tonight in South Bend, WVU could all but lock up their NCAA Tournament bid.

Hold On Loosely - The New Era Of Coaching Carousels


With his latest hire, WVU Coach Dana Holgorsen may have tipped his hand about his short term plans.

Perhaps it’s Time to Overhaul the Truck? - A Smoking Musket Pitt Preview


Does WVU stay with what isn't working or roll the dice and move Truck Bryant back to last year's point guard position? A Smoking Musket Pitt Preview!

Mountaineer Women Drop #2 Notre Dame


At least the WVU Women's Hoops team is showing up to play. Congrats to the Mountaineer super women!

There's Just No Telling Who'll Show Up: Louisville Preview


WVU and Louisville are passing each other as they head down the Big East stretch. Unfortunately for the Mountaineers, they're headed downhill.

Notre Dame Preview: "Not the Irish!"


WVU is well-rested for tonight's game against Notre Dame. Will that help or hurt them as they avoid losing four of their last five?

Memphis to Join the Big East Next Year


Another sign that a WVU-Big East settlement is upon us?

Providence Preview: Thank God For Time Off!


Providence Preview: Thank God for Time Off!

Pitt Preview: Where Is The Mo On Big Monday?


The Basketball Backyard Brawl tips tonight in Morgantown. Pitt seems to have found its mo in time for Big Monday.

Syracuse Preview: I've Got Some Good News & Some Bad News


A season-high attendance crowd will be on hand to see Syracuse play West Virginia in the Carrier Dome. The question is, "Which WVU team will they see play?"

My Dream Big 12 - Big East Scheduling Solution


My Dream Big 12 - Big East Scheduling Solution - Chuck has a plan...what do you think?

"Oh, F***in' Brother!" WVU Board Of Governors Sues Morgantown T-Shirt Maker


Is College Football "Big Business" turning universities into "Big Brother?" WVU's Board of Governors has sued a t-shirt maker.

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