The Marshall University Athletic Hall of Fame committee has announced the 2012 class for the Marshall Athletics Hall of Fame.The nine-member group includes Greg Kappas (baseball), Charlie Kautz (who was a football player, assistant coach and later the director of athletics at MU), William King (football), Tim Martin (football), Jim Sheridan (swimming), Arlene Stooke (women's track and field coach), Jermaine Swafford (football and track), Richard Watts (cross country and track) and Jill Mussman-O'Brian (volleyball).The annual dinner to recognize the honorees will be at 7 p.m. Friday in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center on Marshall's campus. Tickets are $30 and available through the MU Ticket Office, at herdzone.com and by calling 1-800-THE-HERD.Honorees will also have their tiles in the "Walk of Fame" at the Marshall Hall of Fame Cafe unveiled Saturday morning and will be recognized 15 minutes prior to kickoff of the Herd's game against Ohio University.
MARSHALL GOLF: Marshall senior golfer Nathan Kerns has been named Conference USA Golfer of the Week after a second-place finish at this week's Marshall Invitational. Kerns, a native of Ironton, Ohio, was one of three golfers to score under par in all three rounds of the event and was beaten by Xavier's Korey Ward by one stroke.
PRINCETON RAYS: Princeton general manager Jim Holland was named the winner of the 2012 Appalachian League "Promotional Award of Excellence."The award is given annually to the individual, determined by a vote of Appalachian League executives, who did the best to promote and publicize his team while also having an attractive promotional schedule. It is the third consecutive year Holland has won the award and the fifth time overall. He is the only five-time winner in Appalachian League history.nn
GIRLS SOCCER: South Charleston lost 8-1 to visiting Cabell Midland on Wednesday.