The Herald-Dispatch Sports RSS 2015-04-19T15:16:19-04:00 urn:uuid:e063591d-bd8f-4c6d-b567-663e116be53c Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Chuck Landon: Marshall to show new brand of Big Green The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_chuck_column 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p> Marshall&#39;s football program is amassing the biggest, largest, most humongous set of starting offensive skilled players in all of collegiate football.</p> <p> &#160;</p> HHS captures Jack Cook title By DAVID WALSH http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_hhs_baseball 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON - Catcher Ben Fulks collected three hits and drove in two runs and Jack Brunetti tossed a one-hitter to lead Huntington High past Point Pleasant, 5-0, in the Jack Cook Wooden Bat Tournament baseball championship game Saturday at Cook-Holbrook Field.</p> <p></p> Dave Walsh: Bowling trip to Indiana brought highs and lows By DAVID WALSH http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_bowling_notebook 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p> Huntington Elks Lodge 313 members made their annual trek to the 95th Elks National Bowling Tournament last weekend in Logansport, Ind. The trip had a few highs (on and off the lanes) and many lows (all on the lanes).</p> <p> &#160;</p> Herd tops Monarchs in baseball The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_mu_roundup 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>NORFOLK, Va. - T.J. Diffenderfer started the scoring with a solo home run and added a two-run single in a three-run ninth to power Marshall past Old Dominion, 5-1, in Conference USA baseball Saturday at Bud Matheny Baseball Complex.</p> <p></p> Huggins wins W.Va. coach of year The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_huggins 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p>B</p> Golf Notebook: Wendy's Amateur Tour kicks off golf season in W.Va. DAVE WALSH http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_golf_notebook 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p> It started Friday with the first event on the popular Wendy&#39;s Amateur Tour. Playing on the Palmer course at Stonewall Resort provided players with an early test. Event No. 2 is Monday at Edgewood Country Club.</p> <p> &#160;</p> Young players emerge for Herd By GRANT TRAYLOR http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_mu_notebook 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON - There are three constants in spring football.</p> <p>No. 1, there will be variation in weather during the practice sessions.</p> <p></p> Thundering Herd rallies to split doubleheader vs. FAU By TIM STEPHENS http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_mu_softball 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON - When Marshall University's first three hitters go 9-for-11, good things tend to happen for the Thundering Herd softball team.When those same three players go 1-for-9, the result generally isn't so good.</p> <p></p> Outdoors notes: Beech Fork State Park offering free Wi-Fi The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_outdoor_notes 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>BARBOURSVILLE - Beech Fork State Park is offering free Wi-Fi service to overnight guests at all six deluxe cabins and to campground guests at the park headquarters. </p> <p></p> Howell twirls gem for Highlanders The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0419_0419_hs_softball 2015-04-19T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>BELLE, W.Va. - Madi Howell no-hit Shady Spring in the opener and Bre Clark hurled a three-hit shutout against Riverside in the nightcap as Huntington High won a pair of High School softball games Saturday at Riverside High School.</p> <p></p>