How ‘bought Them Eers?

If you like college football, you had to enjoy last night’s Orange Bowl due to the precision with which the WVU offense operated and due to the individual effort by many of the players.

I discovered something while watching bowl games over the last several days. Apparently, the powers that be at WVU and OSU (Oklahoma) are not overly threatened by firearms. Both the Mountaineers’ and Cowboys’ mascot (Pistol Pete) have guns. True, the Cowboys’ mascot’s six shooter is fake but the buckskin clad mountaineer shoots his old mountain rifle off after every score.

You gotta love that!

So, how bought them Eers?


About gunwriter

Born and raised in the West Virginia hills, Richard literally grew up in the woods. He has chased coon hounds until daylight, waited out whitetails perched high in an oak, canoed the New River and hunted from the Montana Mountains to the Green Hills of Africa. During service in the Army and later as a municipal police officer and Special Agent with the railroad police, Richard obtained numerous certifications in small arms instruction. He has trained military personnel, law enforcement officers and civilians in the application of firearms for defensive, competitive and recreational use. Richard won the West Virginia Governor’s Twenty Award for law enforcement, the West Virginia National Guard State Pistol Competition and earned his Distinguished Medal with pistol. Badge turned in, Richard is now a contributing editor for several magazines. He was the compiling author of the book, Rifle Bullets for the Hunter and conceptualized and contributed to Selecting and Ordering a Custom Hunting Rifle. Richard also contributed a chapter to the John Velke book, The True Story of the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency. Richard has patents on a riflescope reticle and a revolutionary bullet testing media. A hillbilly at heart, Richard lives on Shadowland - his shooting range in West Virginia - with the most understanding wife in the world, their three kids and a very protective ridgeback hound.
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4 Responses to How ‘bought Them Eers?

  1. Jim Dodd says:

    Any WV comment on what the OSU coach said after the game to the WVU coach? 😉

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