Friday, October 30, 2020

WAVERLY, Ohio — Lynchburg-Clay made a kick from the mark in a shootout to slip past Ironton St. Joe 3-2 Thursday night in a Division III Southeast District boys soccer championship game at Raidiger Field.

HUNTINGTON - Tempo has never been a stranger of Marshall men's basketball head coach Dan D'Antoni's scheme. In the post-COVID era of hoops, D'Antoni sees it as an advantage with conditioning as a difficulty for opposition this offseason.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Earlier in the year, before the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the world, including sports, Poca coach Seth Ramsey never could have imagined what would happen to his 2020 football schedule.

HUNTINGTON — Huntington High makes the 175-mile trip to Bridgeport, the Ohio playoffs continue and South Point and River Valley meet in a regular-season game.

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Last season, Marshall struggled out of the gate to a 2-6 start as players adjusted to new roles. Forwards Jannson Williams and Mikel Beyers helped key a late-season surge after struggling early, and they hope to take that momentum into 2020-21.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

ARLINGTON, Texas - Validation came at 10:37 p.m. Central time, wearing the classic home whites of the Los Angeles Dodgers and streaming out of the first base dugout for a dogpile near the pitcher's mound of Globe Life Field. The World Series was over. The Dodgers' tortuous, 32-year wait for …

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

This past week, I found myself smack dab in the middle of perhaps my finest fall turkey season to date. I say perhaps because I’m not certain I know how to quantify the finest.

McARTHUR, Ohio — Vinton County broke visiting Gallia Academy’s streak of five consecutive sectional championships with a 3-2 victory in high school volleyball.

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association has finalized details for several upcoming state tournaments, including cross country, volleyball and soccer.

HUNTINGTON — Cabell Midland held onto its No. 2 rating and Spring Valley parlayed a victory at Bridgeport into a move up from eighth to sixth in the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission high school football ratings Tuesday.

After West Virginia’s 34-27 loss Saturday at Texas Tech, an exasperated WVU coach Neal Brown was asked about the plethora of dropped passes his receivers have had, not only in the loss to the Red Raiders, but for the season.

RIPLEY — Cabell Midland got half the job done Tuesday evening, as it became the first team all season to score on Parkersburg South. As it turns out, the Knights needed one more goal to complete the job.

Monday, October 26, 2020

IRONTON — Bryce Balestra and Matthew Sheridan scored to give Ironton St. Joe a 2-0 lead and the Flyers held on to beat Minford 2-1 Saturday in a Division III Southeast District high school boys soccer semifinal.

FIU coach Butch Davis has started three different players at quarterback in as many games for the Panthers in 2020. The Panthers have lost all three contests as the offense continues to struggle.

Marshall point guard Jarrod West said much of his time during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown was spent working out and bonding through basketball with younger brother Jaidyn, a Class of 2022 phenom from Clarksburg Notre Dame with several Division I offers.

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Florida Atlantic took MU’s running attack away in the first half and the Herd’s passing game didn’t make the Owls pay accordingly. Marshall also struggled uncharacteristically in third-down conversion by converting only five of 13 (.385).

COAL GROVE, Ohio — Austin Stapleton ran 34 times for 303 yards and three touchdowns to help 10th-seeded Coal Grove rally from a 28-13 second-half deficit to defeat No. 16 seed Loudonville 35-28 Saturday in a Division V, Region 23 high school football playoff game at Patterson Field.

WHEELERSBURG, Ohio — Jake Gregg completed 18 of 21 passes for 139 yards and one touchdown as Wheelersburg (7-1) defeated Bishop Ready 31-21 in the Division V, Region 19 high school football quarterfinals Saturday at Ed Miller Stadium.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

In facing the first deficit of his collegiate quarterbacking career, Marshall freshman Grant Wells showed poise under pressure, connecting with Artie Henry on a deep touchdown pass to lift the Herd.

Game balls from the Herd's 20-9 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

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