West Virginia University will hold its 23rd annual Sports Hall of Fame induction on Saturday prior to the WVU-Georgia State football game.
Induction ceremonies will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Caperton Indoor Practice Facility. The event is free and open to the public.
The 2013 class includes Dale Blaney (men's basketball), Olivia Bradley (women's basketball), Linda Burdette-Good (gymnastics), Dr. Ed Etzel (rifle), Dean Morrison (wrestling), Paul Popovich (men's basketball/baseball) and Tom Woodeshick (football).
WVU SPORTS: Soccer forward Andy Bevin was named the Varsity Sport Report Athlete of the Week and the Mid-American Conference Player of the Week. On Sunday at No. 8 Indiana, Bevin scored two goals to lead the Mountaineers to a 5-4 double-overtime victory, over the 2012 national champions.
Sophomore Ryan Cain scored the winning goal in the 103rd minute. West Virginia returns to Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium for a match against Wright State at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
HUGGINS VISITING TECH: West Virginia coach Bob Huggins will be part of a coaching education and sport management panel at WVU Tech. The event, which also features attorney James "Rocky" Gianola, will take place at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Engineering Auditorium.
The presenters will discuss sport law, athletic contracts and labor issues, legal issues facing athletic associations and conferences, collegiate coaching and careers in athletics. The presentation is sponsored in part by Summit Community Bank and is free and open to the public.
MU VOLLEYBALL: Marshall volleyball will welcome East Tennessee State to the Cam Henderson Center at 7 p.m. today for its 2013 home opener. Marshall and East Tennessee State last met in 2012, with ETSU picking up a 3-1 victory.
MOUNTAIN EAST AWARDS: Ray Russ (Notre Dame), Octavius Thomas (Shepherd) and James Long (Virginia-Wise) were named Mountain East Conference football players of the week.
Russ threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for the game-winning score in a win over Malone Saturday. Thomas notched seven tackles, including 11/2 sacks and recovered a fumble. Long had an 88-yard touchdown on a kickoff return.
AREA GOLF: Local professional Scott Davis finished first in the senior event and second overall in the Tri-State Section PGA's TaylorMade/Adidas Classic in Verona, Pa. Davis finished one stroke behind the leader at 68.
Riverside Country Club's Ty Roush shot a 73, finishing sixth in the senior and 17th overall.