I was almost shocked when I realized I was running out of days left in the month in my desktop planner.
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
BELLEFONTE, Ky. — Mason County shot the second-lowest team score in Ashland Invitational history Monday to win the high school golf tournament at the Bellefonte Country Club.
The Cabell Midland junior is considered by many the premier girls soccer player in West Virginia, but also has become one of the state’s better kickers in football. She's an integral part of the team tabbed as a contender to win a state championship.
Marshall teammates Joseph Kalaskey and Noah Mullens used being paired together to their advantage as they fed off each other for rounds that have them in the top-5 heading to Wednesday's final round.
SAITAMA, Japan — Back and forth they went, the three-time defending Olympic champions from the U.S. on one side, the reigning Basketball World Cup champions from Spain on the other.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — Mother Nature and the Old White TPC joined forces to dish out one heck of a case of the Mondays.
Monday, August 02, 2021
HUNTINGTON — Huntington St. Joe High School not only hired a boys basketball coach in Tolsia’s Todd Maynard, the Irish have picked up a pair of transfers.
HUNTINGTON — Kevin Shackelford figures if Japan can house Olympians it surely can allow families of foreign professional baseball players into the country.
KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Carli Lloyd, clutch in so many critical moments for the U.S. women's soccer team, failed to connect against Canada on Monday night and the Americans won't play for a fifth Olympic gold medal.
Sunday, August 01, 2021
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS — For Brian Anania, the long road back to competitive golf has been about as topsy turvy as his opening round in the 102nd West Virginia Amateur on Sunday afternoon.
Defensive lineman Zimarian “Mari’’ Lawton and linebacker Mondrell Dean, both starting their junior seasons at South Charleston, received scholarship offers from Marshall’s football program on Saturday.
Saturday, July 31, 2021
HUNTINGTON — Marshall and Navy will be foes on the football field on Sept. 4, but will come together to celebrate a man whose influence on both programs is enduring.
After starting his career in construction, Marshall director of sports performance Ben Ashford found his calling in athletic training. Now, Ashford is busy trying to assist head coach Charles Huff in building the Herd back into a championship-caliber team.
Friday, July 30, 2021
Growing up is the theme for Marshall men's basketball, according to guard Andrew Taylor. Not only is Taylor growing into an expanded role as a leader, but he lauded several teammates for their physical work in the offseason to transform from the build of boys to looking like men on the court.
Being from Elk River, West Virginia, I have always felt that elk and I were somehow connected. As strange as that may seem, perhaps growing up on the river and a town named after the animal may have caused my curiosity. I often wondered why so many places in our home state had the word “elk”…
Thursday, July 29, 2021
LESAGE -- Jim Boyd, 89, of South Point, Ohio, beat his age by 11 strokes Tuesday in a round of golf at Riviera Country Club. Boyd shot 78. Witnesses were George White, Charlie Rowe and Mickey Johnson.
HUNTINGTON — Boyd County quarterback Dakota Thompson wants to be on the football field so bad he’s willing to play any position to make that happen.
Former Marshall standout guard and current Herd graduate assistant Stevie Browning has signed with an agent and is re-joining his pursuit of a professional basketball career, after interest gained from his successful run in The Basketball Tournament.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
TOKYO (AP) — Katie Ledecky got her first gold medal of these Olympics, while Simone Biles pulled out of another event she came into the Games favored to win.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Marshall defensive tackle Jamare Edwards and West Virginia defensive tackle Dante Stills were each named to the 2021 Bronko Nagurski Award Watch List, which denotes the best defensive college football player in America. Stills, a Fairmont native, was also named to the Outland Trophy Watch List for the nation's top interior lineman.
TOKYO — Simone Biles came to Tokyo as the star of the U.S. Olympic movement and perhaps the Games themselves. She convinced herself she was prepared for the pressure. That she was ready for the spotlight.
Monday, July 26, 2021
Marshall cornerback Steven Gilmore was one of 40 players nationwide named to the watch list for the Paycom Jim Thorpe Award, given to the nation's top defensive back.
At the exact same time that Texas and Oklahoma were officially making their intentions public about leaving the Big 12 Conference and pursuing membership in the Southeastern Conference, West Virginia Athletic Director Shane Lyons was making his own statement.
PORTSMOUTH — Shawnee State University swimming head coach Gerald Cadogan was awarded with the Mid-South Conference’s Coaching for Significance Award — as announced by conference officials on Thursday morning.
The Ironton 13-14-year-old Junior League All-stars defeated Jefferson-Ashtabula-Geneva All-Stars 6-2 on Sunday to win the Ohio Junior League Baseball Championship played at Rock Hill High School.
Sunday, July 25, 2021
Saturday, July 24, 2021
ONA — Lucas, Lucas, Mercer and Sheils might sound like a law firm, but actually is a quartet of local West Virginia high school sports standouts honored by USA Today.
HUNTINGTON — Ohio Wesleyan University’s sports teams are known as the Battling Bishops. OWU has won the recruiting fight for several local student-athletes who are excelling at the school in Delaware, Ohio. The following is a look at six of them: