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WVSN Daily Notebook: Sept. 29, 2020

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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 – 5:18 p.m.

WV native Ryan Switzer worked out for the Cleveland Browns today.

UPDATE – 2:52 p.m.

UPDATE – 1:11 p.m.

News out of the southern part of the state that Bluefield and Princeton’s minor league baseball affiliates will transition to a wooden-bat summer league as part of the “new” Appalachian League format.

From the Bluefield Daily Times:

Major League Baseball and USA Baseball have released the details of the new format of the Appalachian League.

The league will transition from having professional baseball players to some of the top collegiate players from around the United States.

All 10 of the towns that were home to minor league affiliates in the Appalachian League will be part of the restructured wooden-at league that is set to begin in 2021.

 

UPDATE – 12:35 p.m.

Mari Russell, the sister of WVU football commit Hammond Russell, has received a women’s basketball scholarship offer from WVU.

 

UPDATE – 11:19 a.m.

UPDATE – 7 a.m.

WVU put out a scholarship offer to Class of 2022 outside linebacker Jalon Walker from Salisbury, North Carolina. Walker, listed as a 247Sports four-star recruit, also holds offers from North Carolina, Notre Dame, Georgia, Clemson, Louisiana State, Arizona State, Auburn, Alabama and Texas A&M among others.

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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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