Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Sources say the majority of Marshall’s coaching staff will not return to the Thundering Herd sidelines next season after meeting with new head coach Charles Huff on Tuesday evening.
Those of us who prefer to live the outdoor lifestyle are probably aware of the high demand for outdoor recreation supplies and equipment. Simply ask a deer hunter looking for hunting ammunition this past season and they will let you know how scarce some of the shelves are at outdoor retailers.
CENTENARY, Ohio — On Friday, while at the Coal Grove boys basketball home game, Addi Dillow talked about how Gallia Academy’s gym can be a difficult place to shoot.
HUNTINGTON — Spring Valley High School athletic officials said Tuesday that two adults have confessed to vandalizing the Timberwolves’ baseball field last week, causing thousands of dollars in damage.
New Marshall head football coach Charles Huff got emotional in speaking about the journey to becoming the leader of his own program, which officially kicked off with his introductory press conference on Tuesday afternoon.
HUNTINGTON — Last week, when Fairland cracked the top 10 of the Ohio Associated Press boys high school basketball poll, it was news to Dragons coach Nathan Speed, who hadn’t seen the rankings.
Monday, January 18, 2021
Monday, January 18, 2021
Marshall defensive coordinator Brad Lambert, who interviewed for the program's vacant head coaching position last week, is taking the co-defensive coordinator job at Purdue, according to sources.
On Monday morning, Marshall University's new head football coach Charles Huff had his contract approved by the university’s Board of Governors, finalizing the 37-year-old as the first Black head coach in the program’s history.
One of the three postponed games on the West Virginia men’s basketball slate as been rescheduled, and another future contest has been moved back one day. These changes were made by the Big 12 Conference.
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Western Kentucky used a late 12-0 run to earn a 69-60 win over Marshall in Conference USA women's basketball action at E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Sunday.
FRANKLIN FURNACE, Ohio — Ethan Huffman and Levi Sampson each scored 27 points to power Green (4-8 overall, 3-5 Southern Ohio Conference) to a triumph over Symmes Valley Saturday in boys high school basketball.
Details are being finalized on a contract for Alabama associate head coach Charles Huff to become Marshall's new head football coach. The contract is expected to be approved during a 9 a.m. Board of Governors meeting on Monday.
Saturday, January 16, 2021
Marshall University’s Board of Governors will meet at 9 a.m. Monday to approve the hire of Alabama associate head coach and running backs coach Charles Huff as the program’s 31st head coach.
Marshall women's basketball head coach Tony Kemper expects Western Kentucky to be fired up after the Herd's 27-point win in Huntington on Thursday. The teams meet at 3 p.m. on Sunday at E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
After Marshall's 81-73 loss to Western Kentucky on Friday, Herd leader Taevion Kinsey said the focus was on correcting mistakes when the teams meet again at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Cam Henderson Center.
Should Alabama's Charles Huff be approved as the Herd's new head coach by Marshall's Board of Governors on Monday, his most immediate task is rallying the current players, who voiced support for defensive coordinator Brad Lambert to be named as Doc Holliday's replacement.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Sources say Marshall's head coaching search is down to two names: Alabama associate head coach Charles Huff and Marshall defensive coordinator Brad Lambert. However, the search committee has not yet made a final decision.
COAL GROVE, Ohio — Kaleigh Murphy pulled down 13 rebounds, including the 500th of her career Thursday night in helping Coal Grove to a 62-43 victory over visiting Rock Hill in girls high school basketball.
At the conclusion of West Virginia’s 2020 football regular season, I received a quick question from one of our social media followers: Was this a successful season for the Mountaineers?
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky says former West Virginia forward Oscar Tshiebwe has transferred to the program and will be eligible after sitting out next season per NCAA transfer rules.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Savannah Wheeler scored 20 points and Kristen Mayo added 18 as the Herd women's basketball team earned its first-ever regular season win over Western Kentucky in an 81-54 rout at Cam Henderson Center on Thursday.
SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Maddy Petro came up big in the fourth quarter while Gallia Academy’s defense held South Point without a field goal and rallied to defeat the Lady Pointers, 40-32, Thursday night in Ohio Valley Conference girls basketball at the South Point Gym.
HUNTINGTON — George Madison rolled a perfect game Sunday at the Strike Zone Bowling Center. It was the first 300 game for Madison, who was bowling in the Twi-Light Zone League.
Marshall head coach Dan D'Antoni and Western Kentucky coach Rick Stansbury have built a mutual respect through their rivalry the last few years - so much so that Stansbury agreed to move the matchup back a day to allow the Herd to get at full strength for Friday's 5 p.m. matchup.
Marshall's head coaching vacancy is likely to be filled by the end of the weekend with three names emerging as finalists: current defensive coordinator Brad Lambert, Alabama associate head coach/running backs coach Charles Huff and Louisville offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Dwayne Ledford.
PEDRO, Ohio — Fairland stormed out to a big lead in the first quarter on Wednesday that rolled to a 70-41 win over Rock Hill in an Ohio Valley Conference girls high school basketball game at the Redwomen’s gymnasium.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Rather than Pointers, maybe South Point High School’s boys basketball team should be known as the $2 steaks because they’re so tough.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall women’s basketball coach Tony Kemper didn’t need to speak about Western Kentucky’s program or the issues his team has had against the Hilltoppers in the past.
In what has become one of Conference USA's top rivalries, Marshall and Western Kentucky renew acquaintances twice this week as part of a home-and-home men's basketball series that will draw plenty of attention.
If the now-viral video of a New Year’s Eve party at The Greenbrier Resort was a gut punch to sidelined high school winter athletes around the state, Gov. Jim Justice’s Friday news briefing was a slap in the face.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
COAL GROVE, Ohio — A blocked shot by Jarren Hicks as time expired preserved a 62-60 Ohio Valley Conference boys basketball win for Coal Grove against Portsmouth on Tuesday on the Hornets’ home floor.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio -- Becoming a top-notch defensive player, in any sport, takes more than just talent. It takes heart and a desire to bring a lunch pail at every stop.
Patrick Farrell, the chairman of Marshall University’s Board of Governors, on Tuesday disputed reports of any involvement by the board with regard to an extension for head football coach Doc Holliday.