WVU vs. Youngstown in football in 2016
WVU Director of Athletics Oliver Luck has announced that the Mountaineers will play host to Youngstown State in a non-conference football game on Sept. 10, 2016 at Milan Puskar Stadium.
The Mountaineers also are scheduled to face BYU on Sept. 24 at FedEx Field in Washington in a non-conference game that season.
Poca’s Buckley wins Gatorade track honor
Christian Buckley of Poca High School was named the 2013-14 Gatorade West Virginia Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year Friday, the first track and field athlete to receive the award in school history.
The 6-foot-3, 235-pound junior won two individual state championships at the Class AA state meet this spring and led the Dots to a seventh-place finish as a team. Buckley set a meet record in the shot put (59 feet, 7.5 inches) and took first in the discus (174-4). Undefeated in both throwing disciplines as a sophomore and junior, he is a two-time USATF National Junior Olympics Track & Field Championships All-American in the discus.
Buckley has maintained a weighted 4.13 grade-point in the classroom. The president of the Poca High junior class and also a member of the student council and has volunteered locally as a peer tutor and youth track coach.
‘Duck Dynasty’ stars coming to Greenbrier
Willie and Jase Robertson, the stars of A&E’s television show Duck Dynasty, will participate in the Pro-Am at The Greenbrier Classic on July 2, Greenbrier owner Jim Justice announced Friday night.
They’ll play in a group with Justice and touring pro Bubba Watson, a Greenbrier resident and the 2014 Masters champion.
The Robertson brothers will play in the Pro-Am on the Wednesday before the Classic’s first round, attend the Lady Antebellum concert and return to Louisiana.
— From staff, wire reports