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Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Dortmund, American Pharoah vie for favoritism

The white-haired trainer has the probable favorite in either undefeated Dortmund or American Pharoah, giving him a double shot at winning America's greatest race for the fourth time.

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Fans relieved by Herd performance

 Marshall University football coach Doc Holliday's opinion counts. Thundering Herd football fans, who are asked to plunk down their money, also count.


Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM


Sparkman rolls his first perfect game

HUNTINGTON - Harold Sparkman bowled a perfect game Monday in the C-K Independent League at Colonial Lanes. The 300 was the first of his career. He added games of 254 and 234 for a 788 series. || 0426_bowling brief || HUNTINGTONHarold Sparkman rolled a perfect game M

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM


Local bowling


Men's 225+ Games/625+ Series

C-K Independent League: John David 268-267-258-793, Harold Sparkman 300-254-234-788, Jeff Wiseman 268-713, John Kennedy 242-236-232-710, Rod Chapman 246-235-701, Chad Roark 279-684, Lee Mason 278-689, Shannon Chaffin 277-225-650, T.K. Willis 269-225-659, Steve Adkins 648, Chris Wells 268-679, Allen Snodgrass 266-673, Gary Spillman 265-652, Bob Theuring 263-674, Collis Blake 259-666, Frank Anderson 255, Todd Riggs 253, Marc Mullins 248, Don Ewanus 246-237-666, Mark Corns 646, Jacob Fischer 245-653, George Madison 245-228-678, Jason Skeens 244-651, Lee Mason 244, Dusty Reynolds 242-671, Jerry Childress 630, Scott Harrison 239, Joe McCoy Jr. 237-237-634, Jon McCoy 237-233-687, Jim Tufts 236-651, Justin Adkins 236-634, Rick Earls 235, Trent Boggs 235-676, Jack Corns 234-226-663, Ryan Bleyle 230, Steve Monolak 227, Bo Simmons 227, Jerry Eddy 227-226, Kevin Vickers 226-652, Jack Simmons 226-625, Sam Hobbs 225.

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Onus falls on teams to look into character of prospects

The pressure for the upcoming NFL Draft is as much on team decision makers as it is on the players hoping to build a career in professional football.


Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thundering Herd learns valuable lesson in elements

Marshall University football coaches and players all learned a valuable lesson Saturday afternoon.

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Midland graduate finishes 5th in Big South golf tourney

Brooke Bellomy wanted to make her senior season a bounce back year in golf at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C.

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM


Kerns makes deuce on par 5 at Esquire CC

BARBOURSVILLE - James Kerns made a double eagle Friday on the third hole at Esquire Country Club. He recorded the albatross with a driver and then holed his second shot with a rescue club on the 488-yard par five. Brad Maynard, Stewart Varney, Hal White and Randy Hunt were in the group and witnessed the shot. || 0426_golf brief || BARBOURSVILLEJames Kerns made a double eagle Frid

Apr. 26, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

National audience sees MU team race

The Herald-Dispatch

PHILADELPHIA - Marshall's 4x200 relay team got some air time Saturday on national TV.

Kametra Byrd, Shanice Johnson, Naja Greer and Isatu Fofanah competed in the 4x200 Championship of America Invitational in the Penn Relays televised by NBC Sports Network. The four turned in a school-record time 1:36.49, but came in ninth. They won their heat Friday (1:37.71). UTech won the race (1:30.80). Texas A&M was second followed by LSU, Duke, G.C. Foster, Penn State, Indiana Tech and Northern Illinois.