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The Pride of West Virginia


1901

The West Virginia University band was founded by Walter Mestrezat.

Other events that happened on or around 1901

1972

Announcer Jack Fleming first referred to the West Virginia University marching band as the "Pride of West Virginia" during the Peach Bowl broadcast

Other events that happened on or around 1972

Dec 15, 1997

The Pride of West Virginia received the Sudler Trophy as the nation's No. 1 college marching band

Other events that happened on or around December 15, 1997


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