One of the pioneers in West Virginia University athletics is gone. Kittie Blakemore, who passed away this week at the age of 91, was the Mountaineers’
[See the full post at: Kittie Blakemore: ‘She Was An Amazing Person And She’ll Never Be Forgotten’]
Sorry I missed this post – great write up Greg. Kittie was a wonderful lady and I feel fortunate to have known her during my years at WVU. Driven, helping and compassionate are words that I would use to describe her as well as lively and funny. Her hard work implementing women’s athletics at WVU laid the foundation for programs today.
Truly a great lady and true Mountaineer.
Rip – I’m glad you enjoyed the story. Kittie was certainly a great lady, and the mark she left on WVU athletics is one few truly appreciate.