HUNTINGTON — Marshall wide receiver Broc Thompson looked in the stands and saw his brother, Trevor, watching him on the field for the first time in two years.
Earlier this week, the announcement was made that Mercer County and the cities of Bluefield and Princeton were going to make a bid on hosting the state high school Super Six football championship games.
Warren, Ohio, was the team champion at the John Marshall Invitational prep girls golf tournament Saturday at Mingo Bottom Golf Course in Elizabeth.
In late May, an email popped into my inbox touting the odds of a couple dozen players to win the Heisman Trophy. Among them were the obvious contenders, guys like Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa.
There are not many centers in college football that check in at 6-foot-6 and 326 pounds, but it is safe to say “conventional” is not a word often used to describe Josh Sills.
HUNTINGTON — For Marshall football coach Doc Holliday, there are no days off in preseason camp.
West Virginia added another key piece to its Class of 2020 on Friday evening as Wayne (N.J.) DePaul Catholic tight end Charles Finley pledged to the Mountaineers over his fellow finalists, Maryland, Pittsburgh and Rutgers.
Different coaches look for different things when their teams take the field for the first set of preseason scrimmages, which begin this weekend around West Virginia.
DENTON, Texas — North Texas was oh-so-close in Conference USA last year to fulfilling the preseason prediction of repeating as a division champion. The Mean Green could have also ended up at the opposite end of the standings after five of their league games were decided by a field goal or less.
For a team that had won four state boys soccer championships over the previous 11 years, it was odd to see George Washington fly under the radar a bit in winning the Class AAA state title a year ago.
HUNTINGTON — It is common for Marshall men’s basketball coach Dan D’Antoni to veer off toward the crowd and speak with those in attendance as workouts are playing out on the court.
“Think about being in the 1500s and humans came to see this. They would think this was like an alien arena, like where they do tests on humans. … Like a space station.”
HURRICANE — Hurricane girls soccer coach Shelly Young said she’d like to see sophomore Bailey Fisher become more vocal this season.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall wide receiver Stone Scarcelle knows that his parents gave him one heck of a name to live up to.