"The West Virginia Sports Writers Association serves as the voice of sports writers around the state. The organization's principal objectives are to honor deserving high school and college athletes and coaches and serve as the sole sponsor of the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame while preserving the history of athletics in the Mountain State."
About the website
WVSWA.org is the official website of the West Virginia Sports Writers Association and the product of work mainly of webmaster Rich Stevens and editor Doug Huff. Stevens and Huff are life members of the WVSWA and served as sports editors and associate sports editors of newspapers in Charleston, Wheeling and Fairmont. Huff joined the WVSWA in 1965 and has served as the organization's secretary-treasurer since 1982, the longest-ever tenure. Stevens joined in 1989 and is responsible for the website design and most of the all-state listings. Huff provided much content, including the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame bios and state records, which he has compiled since the 1960s.