Saturday, September 19, 2020

A look at the starting lineups for both teams as Marshall takes on No. 23 Appalachian State at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

Key statistics for Saturday's matchup between Marshall and No. 23 Appalachian State.

A look at positional strengths and comparisons for Saturday's Marshall-Appalachian State matchup.

A look at game notes associated with Marshall's 3:30 p.m. Saturday matchup against No. 23 Appalachian State.

Here's a look at this week's football games from around Conference USA.

HUNTINGTON — More than 12,000 fans attended Marshall University’s season-opening game against Eastern Kentucky University on Sept. 5, and athletic department administrators are preparing for an even larger crowd when the Herd hosts the 23rd-ranked Appalachian State Mountaineers on Saturday.

Friday, September 18, 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020

SOUTH POINT, Ohio —Braylon Balandra scored three goals and assisted on one to help South Point (6-3-1 overall, 5-1-1 Ohio Valley Conference) to a 6-2 victory over Chesapeake in boys soccer.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- Tim Mount of Huntington won the West Virginia Golf Association Senior Tour event at the Bridgeport Country Club on Wednesday.

HUNTINGTON -- The River Cities Basketball Officials Association is offering a training class for new basketball officials on Oct. 5.

HUNTINGTON — West Virginia teams deal with a colorful situation, Ohio programs hit the second half of the season and Kentucky schools, other than Ashland, chug along as high school football continues in the Tri-State.

HUNTINGTON — In their most recent meeting, a blocked punt returned for a touchdown in the second quarter changed the game between Martinsburg and Spring Valley.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

HUNTINGTON — Chesapeake took out its frustration on South Point last Friday and hopes to run its winning streak to two games this week against Portsmouth.

ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Joey Bloebaum scored off a pass from Braylon Balandra in the 56th minute to give South Point a 1-0 victory over Fairland Tuesday in boys high school soccer.

On Wednesday evening, the NCAA Division I Council announced that the start of college basketball season would be pushed back from Nov. 10 to Nov. 25 with the maximum number of games for teams going from 31 to 27.

Marshall redshirt freshman quarterback Grant Wells and senior center Alex Salguero have to be at the top of their game on Saturday against an Appalachian State team who will bring plenty of pressure looks their way.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Todd Webb, of Kenova, made a hole-in-one Saturday at the Highlands Golf Club at Fisher Mountain, in Pendleton County.

Soon, the big dance starts. When the bell sounds on the openers, droves of sportsmen and women will enter their hunting grounds in stealth mode, climb a tree, and step onto their tree stand platform and await the arrival of Mr. Big. It’s a front-row seat to witness firsthand the behaviors an…

Monday, September 14, 2020

CENTENARY, Ohio — Gallia Academy lost the first set, but rallied to win the next three to defeat Logan (Ohio) in high school volleyball.

DANIELS, W.Va. — Defending champions Pat Carter of Huntington and Sam O’Dell of Hurricane, W.Va., defended their title in the West Virginia Golf Association Four Ball championship Sunday at Glade Springs.

The bond between Marshall freshman quarterback Grant Wells and sophomore wide receiver Broc Thompson is noticeable with several on-field connections. However, that bond was built off the field in a mesh of route-running and re-runs between roommates.

CHARLESTON — On the football or soccer fields, Kanawha Valley high schools line up against each other in competition. On Monday, they lined up alongside each other to voice their concern with the state’s current COVID-19 regulations for classes, sports and other activities.

Sunday, September 13, 2020

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio — Eastern-Pike (3-0 overall, 2-0 Southern Ohio Conference) turned three Symmes Valley fumbles into touchdowns in a battle of SOC Division I powers.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

DANIELS, W.Va. -- Steve Fox is half way to his 12th West Virginia Four Ball championship.

Fox of Huntington teamed with Noah Mullens of Milton combined for seven birdies in the first nine holes, then added five more on the back nine to shoot 11-under-par, 61, to lead the tournament. Mullens made eight birdies and Fox five to take a one stroke lead over fellow 11-time champion Pat Carter of Huntington and his partner Sam O’Dell of Hurricane, West Virginia.

Fox and Carter won 10 Four Ball championships as a team. Fox won his first with Evans Harbour in 1994. Carter won his 11th last year with O’Dell.

In third place is 2020 WV Amateur champion Alex Easthom of Ravenswood, West Virginia, and his partner Ian Patrick of Huntington.

The final round is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

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