Whether you’re a Mountaineer Maniac from way back or a first-time fan, we’ve got you covered.
The game day traditions run deep at WVU, but it’s one of the more recent additions that honors the state’s most enduring symbol: coal. The Mountaineer Mantrip sees the team and the Pride of West Virginia take the parking lot pathway into the home field, with crowds of Blue and Old Gold faithful cheering them on from all sides. The trip then ends with a pilgrimage to touch the 350-pound chunk of coal that sits at the stadium’s eastern entrance. Pay homage to that black gold, and your Alma Mater, West Virginia U.