HUNTINGTON — Marshall football’s game at East Carolina could still serve as the team’s season opener, but that contest will not come on Aug. 29, according to Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick and coach Doc Holliday.
HUNTINGTON — Whether running the football or discussing a future season, Marshall junior running back Brenden Knox has always been a straightforward guy.
HUNTINGTON — The collegiate sports landscape is becoming a little more clear in some divisions while others are still in wait-and-see mode.
HUNTINGTON — Sometimes it seems the NCAA’s acclimatization period can be agonizing for Marshall football coach Doc Holliday.
HUNTINGTON — When Marshall’s football team took the field for Friday’s first practice of the 2020 preseason, there were a wealth of number changes among returnees.
HUNTINGTON — When thinking of football players being under pressure, instantly the thoughts go to the on-field aspects of the game.
HUNTINGTON — Ever since committing to Marshall in 2017, Charleston native Grant Wells has dreamed of being the Thundering Herd’s starting quarterback.
HUNTINGTON — When the Atlantic Coast Conference made its decision to shift to a modified schedule this week, Conference USA took a big hit in terms of major television opportunities for its teams.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall coach Doc Holliday has been in college football for more than four decades. Never has he seen a year like 2020, though.
HUNTINGTON — The Atlantic Coast Conference’s decision to stay in league for all but one football contest in 2020 has a direct impact on the Mountain State’s two Division I programs.
HUNTINGTON — Until Monday, Marshall’s football program was one of only a handful of teams nationally slated to start the 2020 football season on Aug. 29 in what is known as “Week Zero.”
HUNTINGTON — More than four months ago, Marshall’s men’s and women’s basketball season was cut short as COVID-19 reached pandemic status, thus canceling all sports in March.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall Athletic Director Mike Hamrick hasn’t had many quiet days over the last four months, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc on college athletics.