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Morning Mashup - 6/1

Your morning look back, around the newspaper headlines and into the future.

Alex Gall (75) is the latest to receive a WVU offer.

On This Date:

- In 1959, former Mountaineer center Junius Lewis was born. In four years manning the middle for West Virginia (two as a starter), the 6-foot-11 Lewis scored a total of 694 points and pulled down 470 rebounds.

- In 2006, long time Sports Information Director Shelly Poe was selected to the College Sports Information Director Hall of Fame.

- Also in 2006, three members of the football team - Pernell Williams, Tyler Benoit and Chad Mayse - were kicked off the football team.

In The News:

Former WVU coach proves a record setter (Furfari - Register-Herald)

WVU baseball: Van Zant expects many hurdles for next coach (Casazza - Daily Mail)

Questions remain on WVU baseball stadium financing (Hickman - Gazette)

Playoff still work in progress (Hertzel - TimesWV)

Kyeremeh to Compete for Track and Field Championships (MetroNews)

Commissioners set public hearing for ballpark project (Kerkhoff - MetroNews)

Cross Country: Five Named Academic All-District (Whitehead - MSNSportsNet)

Wrestling Eyes Big 12 Move (Antonik - MSNSportsNet)

WVU rifle coach to shoot in Olympics again (Gazette)

The Big 12's 1,000 yard receivers in 2012 (Ubben - ESPN)

Irvin's ever expanding impact (Farnsworth - Seahawks.com)

Nugget of the Day:

- Archbishop Moeller (OH) OL Alex Gall received an offer last night. He's teammates with RB Keith Watkins who also has a WVU offer, and the two plan to visit Morgantown together this summer. Full interview will be published for VIP members this weekend.

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