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WVSN Daily Notebook: Oct. 21, 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 – 5:08 p.m.

Bad news for Capital High football — Rick Ryan, a veteran high school sports reporter from the Charleston Gazette-Mail, is reporting that the Cougars are shutting down football for two weeks.


UPDATE – 1:05 p.m.

WVU has offered 2022 guard Evan Mahaffey from Cincinnati, Ohio. Mahaffey (6-foot-5, 175 pounds) is rated as a three-star recruit by 247Sports. He plays at Archbishop Moeller, the same high school as current Mountaineer Miles McBride.

He also has offers from Cincinnati, Xavier and Western Carolina.

UPDATE – 7 a.m.

WVU is making a run at Rutgers commit Shaquan Loyal — a three-star Class of 2021 defensive back from Newark, N.J. Loyal announced a scholarship offer from the Mountaineers late Tuesday evening on Twitter:

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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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