The Herald-Dispatch Marshall Sports RSS 2015-07-31T01:23:54-04:00 urn:uuid:c60d7202-9a58-46a6-9fca-f804879f5ebc Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Marshall 43rd in preseason poll The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0731_0731_Top_25 2015-07-31T00:03:38-04:00 <p> MU received four points in the Amway Top 25 coaches preseason poll.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Learning to play the Marshall way The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0728_0728_mu_softball 2015-07-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p> Monday&#39;s session of the Marshall University softball Summer All-Skills Camp moved to the indoor practice facility because of rain.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Celebrating 20 years of Conference USA: Basketball The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0728_0728_cusa 2015-07-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p> EDITOR&#39;S NOTE: This is the second installment of a five-part &quot;Celebrating C-USA&quot; series from www.conferenceusa.com celebrating the completion of 20 years of Conference USA competition.</p> <p> &#160;</p> 'Hillbilly Highway' leads to fun times The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0728_0728_ellis_column 2015-07-28T00:01:01-04:00 <p>This past week, my family loaded up the transporter and headed south via the "Hillbilly Highway." The highway is part of a long-standing family tradition and one that many West Virginia families hold dear - the summertime beach trip.</p> <p></p> Herd pitcher signs pro deal The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0725_0725_mu_stanley 2015-07-25T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>HUNTINGTON - Marshall University's baseball program has its eighth professional player.</p> <p>Kolin Stanley, who finished his career this year as the Thundering Herd pitching staff earned run average leader, signed a pro contract with the Washington (Pa.) Wild Things of the independent Frontier League.</p> <p></p> TyQuane Goard lands at WVU The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0725_0725_goard 2015-07-25T00:01:01-04:00 <p> Basketball player TyQuane Goard. who was dismissed from the Marshall University program in October 2014, landed at West Virginia University.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Marshall forward Goard transfers to WVU The Herald-Dispatch / 2015 urn:uuid:1bc8295a-cd2c-4d8a-a5fb-a0ca882fa461 2015-07-24T15:28:08-04:00 <p> MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) &#8212; West Virginia has added graduate transfer TyQuane Goard to its roster.</p> MU women hire new director of operations The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0724_0724_mu_women 2015-07-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>HUNTINGTON - Former Chattanooga Mocs player Destiny Bramblett was named as director of operations for the Marshall University women's basketball program.</p> <p></p> MU's Zerkle earns base-stealing award The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0724_0724_zerkle 2015-07-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p> Morgan Zerkle from the Marshall University softball program was recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for her ability to steal bases.</p> <p> &#160;</p> MU kicks off season By GRANT TRAYLOR http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0723_0723_mu_football 2015-07-23T08:17:59-04:00 <p> The unofficial kickoff to Marshall&#39;s 2015 football season was Wednesday.</p>