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WVSN Daily Notebook: Oct. 9, 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 – 4:17 p.m.

The Health Plan Mountaineer Invitational, scheduled for Oct. 19-20 has been postponed until April.

UPDATE – 1:50 p.m.

WVU has offered 2022 three-star offensive lineman Nelson Monegro from New Jersey. Monegro plays at Union City high school and is rated as a three-star recruit but both 247Sports and rivals. Both also have him as a top-30 recruit from New Jersey for the 2022 class.

Monegro also holds offers from Old Dominion, Arizona State, Akron, Central Michigan, Buffalo, Kentucky and Syracuse.

UPDATE – 1:07 p.m.

WVU has offered 2022 athlete A’Koury Lyde from New Jersey. Lyde plays for DePaul Catholic in Wayne, NJ and is currently unrated as a cornerback by 247Sports. Lyde also holds offers from Duke, Pitt, Boston College, Buffalo, Akron, Temple and Syracuse.

UPDATE – 11:52 a.m.

Former West Virginia wide receivers coach Xavier Dye got engaged yesterday.

UPDATE – 7 a.m.

Desmond Igbinosun, a 247Sports three-star athlete from Union, New Jersey, has a WVU offer in hand. Igbinosun, a high school senior, committed to Rutgers in May.


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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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