304 SPORTS SCORES
  • Parkersburg Catholic 41Gilmer County 20Final[ view all ]
  • South Harrison 14Paden City 6Final[ view all ]
  • Valley Wetzel 22Tyler Consolidated 36Final[ view all ]
  • Grafton 54North Marion 28Final[ view all ]
  • Buckhannon-Upshur 44Preston 14Final[ view all ]
  • Tucker County 42Petersburg 0Final[ view all ]
  • Robert C. Byrd 21Elkins 0Final[ view all ]
  • Clay-Battelle 18Notre Dame 36Final[ view all ]
  • Bridgeport 42Fairmont Senior 7Final[ view all ]
  • Liberty 7Doddridge County 26Final[ view all ]
  • Williamstown 24Ritchie County 6Final[ view all ]
  • University 27Morgantown 20Final[ view all ]
  • East Fairmont 21Philip Barbour 7Final[ view all ]
National News | Closings | Funerals | HighScore | Monday's Most Wanted | Crime Watch | TV Listings | Lottery | Bio's | FCC File | More ›
   
   
 
Now Trending with Phyllis Smith: Week of July 18
Written by Phyllis Smith
Last updated on July 18, 2014 @ 11:48AM
Created on July 18, 2014 @ 10:35AM
 
These are five things that caught your attention during the week of July 18th on social media. Let's start off with some hard-hitting international news.
 
A Malaysian jetliner was shot down over Ukraine. Almost 300 people were aboard. Many of you were saddened by the tragic news. Some celebrities, like actor Jason Biggs, even got in hot water for making jokes about the incident.
 
Now moving along to some lighter news, one woman is celebrating accomplishing something no other woman has done yet. Kacy Cantanzaro is the first woman to finish  the American Ninja Warrior obstacle course. The 24-year-old,  5' gymnast earned respect across the web for this accomplishment.
 
There's another woman who was a top search this week, but for another reason. Former reality star Bethenny Frankel earned some criticism across the web after posting herself wearing her four year old's pajamas. Many of you tweeted about how you were thought this might send a mixed message about body image.
 
Lastly, let's transition to sports. The 22nd annual ESPYs was earlier this week, paying tribute to the best athletes in the game. One of them was Derek Jeter, who will be retiring from baseball when the season's over.
 
That wraps up Now Trending. Catch next week's edition with five new topics.

Share
Add your Comment
You must have an active WDTV.COM user account to post comments. Please login to your account, or create your free account today!

Comments (0)
WDTV on Facebook
WDTV on Twitter
WDTV on YouTube
Contact WDTV
WDTV RSS Feeds
WDTV SMS
WDTV Mobile App