West Virginia school hit by flood getting band equipment

By: Tyler Barker | Posted: Nov. 7, 2017, 9:34 am | Source: WOAY TV

CLENDENIN, W.Va. (AP) — Another West Virginia school that was destroyed by severe flooding last year is receiving musical instruments for its band.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that the nonprofit group Music Rising is giving $64,000 in band instruments to Herbert Hoover High School in Clendenin. The school lost its instruments in the June 2016 floods and borrowed instruments after that from a nearby middle school.

Studio City, California-based nonprofit The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation selects schools and administers the grant program for Music Rising. (more…)

Softball’s Allison Rager named OVC player of the week

By: Connor Link, Morehead State Athletic Media Relations | Posted: Mar. 27, 2017 | Source: Morehead State Eagles

MOREHEAD, Ky. – Morehead State softball sophomore Allison Rager has been named Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week for the first time in her career.

It marks the third time this season that an Eagle has received an OVC honor as junior Chelsea McManaway has twice been named OVC Pitcher of the Week. (more…)