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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 has spent the last decade as a sports journalist based in West Virginia, most recently as the WVU beat writer for the Charleston Gazette-Mail and with previous stops at the Charleston Daily Mail, the (Fairmont) Times West Virginian and the Daily Independent in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born and raised in Cross Lanes, West Virginia -- where he currently resides -- and is a 2010 graduate of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University.

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