The Honor of Calling Itself ‘The Pride of West Virginia’

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    The Honor of Calling Itself ‘The Pride of West Virginia’ by Kirsten Reneau MORGANTOWN, W.Va.–There are any number of groups and organizations that sho
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    IIRC, “The Pride of West Virginia” wasn’t a name that came out of the university or some PR department. It was first coined by someone in the media covering a WVU game. Don’t recall exactly when it happened.

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    An announcer used the phrase during the 1975 Peach Bowl.

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    Ahhhhh……. Now I remember. Quite an honor from someone not associated with the program to coin that phrase. 42 years later and it is still appropriate.

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