Photo Galleries: 2001

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Capital Classic

The Marshall pep band helps fill the atmosphere of the Charleston Civic Center.
The basketball game itself does most of the filling of the atmosphere, though.
Vince Payne, Robert Harper and Brandy Barkey are working hard during the game.
The cheerleaders do their thing during a break in the action.
Payne, Harper and Barkey have time to pose for this photo.

NBS/AERho in L.A.

The famous Santa Monica pier
The staff on the Santa Monica Pier: Vince Payne, Brandy Barkey, Chris Roberts, Stefanie Lowe, Jason Littell and Charlie Carl.
This was also taken at the Santa Monica Pier but at a much cooler camera angle.
Roberts and Payne at the California Canteen in Universal City
Also in Universal City, the crew found this artsy parking garage.
This is the sign at the permanent location for the Oscars.
And who can forget to look at Mann's Chinese Theater when visiting greater Los Angeles?
The Hollywood Walk of Fame
At the awards ceremony, Dr. Bailey is joined by Lad Allen on his right and Randy Gawthrop on his left.
And a nice sunset over the San Bernandino Valley wraps up this look into when WMUL met L.A.

SPJ Region 4 Awards in Pittsburgh

The Renassance Hotel is where the regional convention was held.
Inside the Renaissance was this fancy stairway...
this beautiful look to the second floor from the main lobby...
...and this breathtaking ceiling.
Not too far from the hotel are the bridges crossing the Allegheny River to the stadiums.
PNC Park is to the left, and Heinz Field is to the right.
PNC Park closer up...
...and even closer up.
Inside PNC Park, Dr. Arnold sees himself on the jumbotron.
Later, Vince Payne would see himself on the jumbotron.
Pittsburgh's skyline at night is rather beautiful.
Back at the hotel, this tapestry will greet certain guests.
Dr. Turner in the hotel room getting ready for the big awards ceremony
Drs. Arnold and Turner at the awards ceremony
Vince Payne would pick up all the awards for WMUL this evening.
Payne poses with the SPJ's region 4 director.
Pictured: Dr. Turner, Payne, Dr. Arnold and Bruce Cadwaller

West Virginia AP Broadcasters Association COnvention

WMUL staff before award ceremony: Amanda Rhodes, Brandy Barkey, Vince Payne, Alicia Smolder, Kara Beaumont, Chris Roberts, Scott Hall, Kevin Justus, Yuta Usuda and Robert Harper
Robert Harper and Vince Payne with Outstanding Sports Operation award
Roy Green stands with Dr. Bailey and the Best Documentary award.
Vince Payne and his family
Staff after awards: Kara Bauemont, Alicia Smolder, Amanda Rhodes, Brandy Barkey, Lara Sheit, Yuta Usuda, Scott Hall, Vince Payne, Robert Harper, Chris Roberts and AP director John Bolt

Softball vs. The Parthenon and Annual Spring Picnic

Paul Watson and Chris Roberts in the dugout
Vince Payne scores a run for WMUL.
Robert Harper promises a home run in the bottom of the ninth with the score tied.
Harper would deliver, giving WMUL the win. Players in the dugout come out to celebrate
The sportmanship displayed at the end of the game
The 2001 Junky Old Lamp champions: WMUL-FM
Paul Watson poses with 2001 Paul Watson award winner Robert Harper.
Paul Watson award winners: Chris Roberts, Vince Payne and Robert Harper
Yuta Usuda poses with Vince Payne after receiving his certificate
Payne poses with Tom Hill and Mike McVay, recipients of WMUL service awards for their long-tenured time keeping us on the air on Sundays.

The Remodeling of Newscenter 88

This is the staff room before the newscenter was reconstructed.
The other side of the same wall in the staff room. Notice the speakers on the wall.
The newscenter itself with the equipment still in it
Some of the equipment has been moved out
Everything has been moved out of the newscenter at this point.

Herd Media Day

The new video board is installed at the Joan
Vince Payne and Catherine Peters before the festivities begin
Former WMUL staffer Robert Harper interviews Butchie Wallace.
WMUL-FM's D.D. Doss
Vince Payne interviews Marshall linebacker Max Yates.
D.D. Doss and Paul Sinclair visit with Vince Payne
The Thundering Herd poses for a team photo.

CMA Convention in New Orleans

Vince Payne at the Hyatt
Vince Payne outside the Louisiana Superdome
Payne walking around Superdome
Vince Payne at leadership seminar
Payne responding to people in seminar
Payne in the French Quarter
Payne and Patti Jordan in the French Quarter
Sunset in the Superdome
Payne receives awards
Payne posing with awards
All the CMA awards won

WMUL's 40th Anniversary

The WMUL 40th anniversary sign in the Shawkey Room
The 40th Anniversary sheet cake
Operations Manager Catherine Peters standing at podium
Jeannie Hughes and Paul Neace at the Hall of Fame Cafe
Kimberly and Chris Cobb at Hall of Fame Cafe
Chris Kobb, Kim Cobb, Lorie Wyant and Susan Nicholas look at WMUL scrapbook.
Willis Carter and his wife before dinner
Jeannie McDowell Hughes
Brian and Amy Guthrie
J-school dean Dr. Hal Shaver and his wife
Bos Johnson and Dr. Dorothy Johnson
Brad Williamson and Susan Nicholas
Professor Dan Hollis
Vince Payne and Demetrius "D.D." Doss
Yeager Scholars Lindsey Yanov and Nora Shalloway
Chris Roberts loads up on a free dinner.

Football at GMAC bowl

The Thundering Herd practices at a beautiful high school field
Midfield shot of the practice at the good-looking field

A Marshall cheerleader performs during the at the Mobile Mayor's luncheon.

Mike Ditka was the guest speaker at the luncheon.
Vince Payne and ESPN analyst Mike Bodfried
The Remember the Titans coach visits with Scott Hall and Vince Payne.
Marshall prepares for the coin toss.
The East Carolina band performs at halftime.
Scott Hall and Vince Payne in the middle of the game action
Hall and Payne stand in the end zone.
Payne is on the phone talking with Todd McCormick, while Scott's just posing for the camera.
Scott Hall, Vince Payne and Robert Harper stand by the Admiral Semmes Statue.