Junk From the Trunk

Junk from the Trunk covers everything related to the tailgating lifestyle that doesn’t include food and drinks. I welcome you to share your own tailgating experiences via the comments section or an email to wvutailgating@gmail.com.

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Cold, Wet, Wind-Bruised Day No Match For Well-Conditioned Tailgaters

Long before the battle on the gridiron, tailgaters were engaged in a much different fight in the lots surrounding the stadium. But unfortunately, one ended in victory and the other did not. Fans saw the wild and raw side of West Virginia last Saturday, and it was only the heartiest of Mountaineer Nation who withstood […]Read More »

Cowbilly Bowl Is Everything Good About West Virginia and Texas Fans

I love Texas. I love the people, the food, the music, and especially that Texas twang that’s like honey drizzled on biscuits. In a lot of ways, Texans are like the wonderful folks from my great home state of West Virginia. First, there’s that Texas pride. The fierce pride they feel for their state is […]Read More »

WVU Confessions from a Buckeye

I have never attended a class at WVU. I am an Ohio girl and never even thought about West Virginia for much of my life. The Sunnyside phenomena and the Pit all had to be explained to me long after the fact. I have to use my GPS to get my frosty fishbowls at Mario’s. […]Read More »

Tailgating Is a Family Tradition

Family was the underlying theme of last weekend’s cold, wind-bruised game day. It started Friday when my sister, Missy, and brother-in-law, Rick, met up with us in Morgantown to celebrate game weekend (and my birthday). Of course, those celebrations took us to my favorite place on the planet, Mario’s Fishbowl. It’s not just the cold, […]Read More »

A ‘purrfect’ day for a historic game day

Fans created a high-octane atmosphere last Saturday worthy of the history and tradition of WVU football. They staked out their tailgating spots early for the Big 12 opener and homecoming game. Logo-adorned tents, tables, chairs and cornhole games dotted the gold lot, while music, laughter and savory aromas permeated the air throughout the morning and […]Read More »

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