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WVSN Daily Notebook: Oct. 19, 2020



Welcome to WVSN Daily Notebook. This post will be updated with news throughout the day, so be sure to check back often to stay on top of everything that’s going on with WVU sports and West Virginia high school football.

UPDATE – 5:23 p.m.

Kansas star running back Pooka Williams Jr. has opted out of the rest of the 2020 season. Williams, a two-time All-Big 12 player, ran for 21 yards on 11 carries against West Virginia on Saturday. He also returned a kickoff for a touchdown late in the game.

UPDATE – 12:57 p.m.

UPDATE – 7 a.m.

Good morning! Lots coming up on the site today — WVU’s Neal Brown will be on the weekly Big 12 coaches teleconference just before noon, the WVSN High School Football Player of the Week for Week 7 will be announced this afternoon and we will be live this evening at a clash between unbeaten Class AAA teams from the Kanawha Valley when 2-0 St. Albans visits 2-0 South Charleston.

Let’s get the week started with two gems from WVU’s social media team following Saturday’s win against Kansas:


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Tom Bragg covers WVU, Marshall, high schools and other sports for West Virginia Sports Now. Tom spent more than a decade as a sports journalist based in West Virginia covering high school, college, youth and professional sports for newspapers in Huntington, Fairmont and Charleston before joining WVSN in 2020. Tom is a graduate of Marshall University's W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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