West Virginia University volleyball player Brittany Sample was named the Varsity Sports Report's athlete of the week. Sample led the Mountaineers to the tournament championship and was named the tournament MVP after tallying 119 assists on the weekend.
Mountaineer women's soccer freshman midfielder Bryce Banuelos will be out for the remainder of the year after tearing her ACL. Banuelos started three games for West Virginia and expects to return next season.
WVU, in partnership with Career Athletes, will host a Career Forum for Mountaineer student-athletes on Nov. 4 at Touchdown Terrace at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mountaineer student-athletes will have an opportunity to network with businesses and organizations from across the country. WVU is only one of 15 institutions nationally to host the forum this academic year.
WHEELING TAILGATE: Wheeling Island Hotel and Casino is having a tailgate party from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the Showroom. Former Steelers Greg Lloyd, Louis Lipps and Edmund Nelson are scheduled to attend.
TABLE TENNIS: The Charleston Table Tennis Club is starting its adult season at 6 p.m. Monday in the North Charleston Recreation Center. All players must bring their own paddle. For more information, contact Dale Goff at 304-415-8685.