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.
Friday, October 30, 2020
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.
In the 2020 recruiting class, Marshall got three players from Navarro College - a junior college in Corsicana, Texas. Those players have all been big contributors early for the Herd in its successful 5-0 start.
Friday night’s Putnam County football rivalry pitting Poca at Hurricane was hastily called off Friday afternoon due to possible COVID-19 exposures involving the Poca football team.
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.
ONA — Rarely is Cabell Midland an underdog in boys cross country, especially on its home course, but Knights coach Chris Parsons said his team is just that entering the state meet Saturday.
ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Melvin Cunningham knows Jay Lucas liked what he saw watching the game film of Fairland's 30-28 victory last week over Nelsonville-York.
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.
HUNTINGTON -- The COVID-19 shuffle continues to alter the state of Tri-State highs school football, with several games being moved, canceled or postponed.
West Virginia’s men’s basketball team is predicted to finish third in the Big 12 Conference’s preseason poll, which was voted on by the league’s 10 head coaches.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
HUNTINGTON — Coach Billy Seals’ young Huntington High football team is improving and he said the Highlanders’ schedule has a great deal to do with that.
Marshall is happy with its 5-0 start, but the Herd is looking to improve on finishing scoring opportunities as it gets set for its Nov. 7 game against UMass.
West Virginia sophomore forward Oscar Tshiebwe was among six players honored with a spot on the All-Big 12 men’s basketball preseason team released Wednesday afternoon.
The exact tonnage of the San Gabriel Mountains, which frame Dodger Stadium in Chavez Ravine, has never been measured. But if anybody wants a good guess, they can ask any Los Angeles Dodger. Clayton Kershaw, after shouldering so much Dodger dismay for many years, might tell you to the ounce.
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
RIPLEY -- At halftime of a scoreless Class AAA Region 4 boys soccer finals match, both teams had problems stringing together passes and manufacturing opportunities.
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.
RIPLEY — At halftime of a scoreless Class AAA Region 4 boys soccer finals match, both teams had problems stringing together passes and manufacturing opportunities.
Marshall freshman guard David Early is a new piece to the Herd's men's basketball team, but he's picking up the system quickly in hopes of contributing to the veteran Herd team as a young addition.
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.
West Virginia football coach Neal Brown sees Kansas State’s program as one predicated on toughness and the ability to find ways to win in the face of adversity.
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.
HUNTINGTON — Disappointment is rare for Reid Carrico and Wyatt Milum this time of year, but both received a dose of it recently when the U.S. Army All-American Bowl was canceled.
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.
Marshall's 18-game Conference USA men's basketball schedule is highlighted by two-game series throughout league play, starting with a Dec. 31 trip to Louisiana Tech.
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).
Marshall's football team is in a dangerous situation this week. After a big win over FAU, the nationally-ranked Herd now has a short week to prepare for Friday's road game at FIU.
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.
Marshall men's basketball players said they have unfinished business heading into the 2020-21 season after COVID-19 took away a potential NCAA tournament run at the end of last season.
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.
After a rough opening two-and-a-half quarters, the West Virginia defense that entered Saturday’s contest at Texas Tech ranked No. 1 in the country in yards allowed per game showed up.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Rock Hill’s boys finished fourth in the Division III high school cross country district meet Saturday at Southeastern High School to qualify for the regionals.
McDERMOTT, Ohio — Northwest swept Coal Grove 25-11, 25-11, 25-21 in a Division III Southeast Sectional championship match Saturday in McDermott, Ohio.
Marshall fell behind for the first time in 2020, but scored the last 13 points of the game on the strength of a strong defensive performance in a 20-9 win over Florida Atlantic at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on Saturday.