As reported last week, West Virginia University reaffirmed its commitment to the rifle team as a varsity intercollegiate sport at WVU . President David C. Hardesty, Jr. also assures supporters that”the Governor is highly supportive of the rifle team and has made it clear that he wants us to continue rifle as part of our intercollegiate athletic program and allocate the money necessary for its success.”

“I hope to leave no doubt in anyone’s mind that WVU will continue to have a varsity rifle team, and that Gov. Manchin also fully supports the team and expects the University to continue its rifle program,”President Hardesty added.