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WVU outplays Pitt in Backyard Brawl at PNC Park

Junior outfielder Nico Popa (1) put the first points on the board with a home run at Pitt’s 9-4 loss to West Virginia on Tuesday evening.

By Ben Bobeck, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

West Virginia combined a stellar outing from starter Nick Snyder with a steady late-game offense to emerge victorious over the Panthers, 9-4.

Mountaineers maul Pitt in Backyard Brawl, 69-59

First-year guard Xavier Johnson, pictured here against WVU, was held to single-digit points for the second straight game versus Louisville.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

December 8, 2018

Facing off against a team known for its suffocating defense, the young Panthers’ inexperience was on full display in a 69-59 loss to West Virginia Saturday afternoon in the 186th edition of the Backyard Brawl.

WVU bests Pitt men’s soccer 2-1 in Backyard Brawl

Sophomore forward Alexander Dexter completed the Panthers’ only goal during the team’s 2-1 loss at West Virginia Tuesday night.

By Ben Zimmer, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

The Pitt men's soccer team was without leading scorer Edward Kizza and it hurt them Tuesday night — the Panthers fell 2-1 at WVU.

Panthers maul Mountaineers, 7-0, in highest-scoring game since 1998

Pitt freshman forward Edward Kizza scored 2 goals for Pitt against West Virginia. (Photo by Evan Meng / Staff Photographer)

By Brandon Glass | Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Pitt men’s soccer snapped West Virginia’s 10-game Backyard Brawl unbeaten streak, dominating the Mountaineers 7-0 in the Panthers’ highest scoring game since 1998. The Panthers (4-5-0, 0-3-0 ACC) held the momentum all night against their rival Mountaineers (6-2-2, 0-0-0 Big 12) on Tuesday at P...

Pitt Quidditch looking to sweep competition

The Pitt Quidditch Club holds a practice game at the Charles L. Cost Sports Center.  Will Miller | Staff Photographer

By Ryan Recihardt / For The Pitt News

February 18, 2016

Clutching brooms between their knees, the members of the Pitt Quidditch team crouched on opposite sides of the field before their in-practice scrimmage at the Cost Center on Friday. They bounced on their toes. They cockily did push-ups. They waited for a teammate on the sideline to call out “Broo...

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