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WVU AD Shane Lyons Releases Statement in Regards to Big 12 + More

Statement by WVU athletic director Shane Lyons released by WVU Athletics Communications. For the past nine years, West Virginia University has been a loyal member of the Big 12 Conference. We have valued the partnership with the other nine members and have served the league as a prestigious academic institution and a nationally recognized athletics program. We are disappointed that two of our Big 12 institutions have indicated their intent not to extend their media rights beyond 2025.
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West Virginia statement: We're open for business

Texas and Oklahoma are officially on their way out of the Big 12 and of the many, many lingering questions hanging over the college sports industry, one of the biggest is what happens to the rest of the conference. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby, the conference office itself and even Bill Snyder have stressed the importance of putting forth a united, optimistic front, and there's no doubt they'll be a lot of that.
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Shane Lyons Releases Official Statement

Morgantown, West Virginia – Director of Athletics of West Virginia University Shane Lyons has just released an official statement on Texas and Oklahoma deciding to leave the Big 12 Conference for the SEC. Here is the official statement as released on WVU Sports official website:. “For the past nine years,...
Morgantown, WVwvgazettemail.com

WVU has pitch for ACC, Big Ten

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — If I could tell the college football world anything as it is about to launch on another realignment of its conference structure, it's this:. They don't burn couches in Morgantown any more. It's important the ACC and the B1G know that. We've grown up, as...
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WVU AD reacts to OU & Texas Big 12 departure

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - What was rumor is now fact in the Big 12 Conference with Oklahoma and Texas leaving the league when they decided not to renew the league’s grant of media rights following its expiration in 2025. They could depart sooner if they pay a penalty that costs in the tens of millions or if the Big 12 Conference dissovles.
Indiana Statestatechampsnetwork.com

STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: Indiana football recruiting notebook (linemen edition) — Moore makes his way to IU, Livingston leaps to WVU

Two of the best offensive linemen in Hoosierland found homes at the next level this month, as Ft. Wayne Snider senior guard Demon “D.J.” Moore committed to Indiana and Leo senior offensive tackle Landen Livingston committed to West Virginia. Both Moore and Livingston display exceptional footwork, versatility and technique. Moore...
Mental HealthNeuroscience News

Depression Isn’t Crying in the Corner

Summary: Study reveals how depression can impact workers, especially when it comes to disclosing information about their disorder. Employees who experience depression are tasked with the decision to disclose their mental health to others at work. For these employees, one West Virginia University researcher found that they utilize eight strategies...
Morgantown, WVThe Dominion Post

WVU athletic director Shane Lyons issues statement on conference realignment, situation within Big 12

MORGANTOWN — WVU athletic director released a statement Monday in response to Oklahoma’s and Texas’ decision not to renew their Big 12 media rights following 2025. “For the past nine years, West Virginia University has been a loyal member of the Big 12 Conference. We have valued the partnership with the other nine members and have served the league as a prestigious academic institution and a nationally recognized athletics program. We are disappointed that two of our Big 12 institutions have indicated their intent not to extend their media rights beyond 2025.
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BREAKING: WVU Athletic Director Shane Lyons releases statement on realignment

Conference realignment, expansion and.... well, who knows what else, is upon us. On Monday morning, Texas and Oklahoma released a joint statement making official what had become strongly rumored for the last week - the two programs were not going to renew their deals with the Big 12 Conference after 2025. That leaves the league in a tenuous situation and, while he has been choosing not to speak publicly up until this point, West Virginia Athletic Director Shane Lyons released a statement on Monday evening.
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Okonkwo discusses reclassification, enrollment at WVU

Over the weekend, Beckley (WV) IJN WV big man James Okonkwo made it official. The 6-foot-9 forward from The United Kingdom would reclassify from 2023 to 2021 and enroll at West Virginia for the fall, taking up the final spot on the Mountaineers' basketball roster for this coming season. It was a decision that was "more than four weeks" in the making.... and it wasn't a sure thing at first.
Parkersburg, WVWTAP

Local community colleges prepare for new school year with Covid

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - With the academic year rapidly approaching, schools have decisions to make about their Covid protocol. WTAP checked in with local community colleges about their plans. West Virginia University at Parkersburg aka WVUP and Washington State Community College aka WSCC may look pretty empty now but it...
Thibodaux, LAHouma Courier

Pediatrician joins Thibodaux Regional staff

Pediatrician Dr. Christen McDaniel has joined the medical staff at Thibodaux Regional Health System. She is available to care for patients at Thibodaux Regional Pediatric Clinic, 807 Ridgefield Road, Thibodaux, 447-9045. McDaniel earned her undergraduate degree from Florida State University in Tallahassee and received her medical degree from Ross University...
Parkersburg, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

New Fit30 classes pump up patrons at Parkersburg YMCA

PARKERSBURG — Patrons have seen an increase in the number of specialized fitness classes at the YMCA of Parkersburg thanks to personal trainer Michaela Piendel. Piendel on June 28 launched Fit30, a new 30-minute Functional Interval Training class. It’s designed to adapt to all fitness levels with a small class size ratio of 1:10. The class is ideal for anyone interested in weight loss, increased endurance, strength training, or improving overall mobility, athleticism and health.
Buckhannon, WVmybuckhannon.com

New talent joins Orion Strategies

BUCKHANNON, W.Va — Orion Strategies, a multi-state strategic communications and public relations firm, has recently added three new members to teams across its offices in West Virginia. Jordan Henry and Steven Baublitz join the company’s North Central West Virginia office located in Buckhannon, WV. Matt Mullin has been added to...
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