It’s not a long drive for Marshall’s football team, less than an hour to pack up the bus at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington and head east to downtown Charleston. Yet Thursday evening’s drive was an important one for the Thundering Herd.
HUNTINGTON — At 12:47 p.m. Wednesday, Marshall safety Derrek Pitts Jr. tweeted out one word that everyone had waited all of the preseason to hear on the former South Charleston High product.
HUNTINGTON — Before and after practice, it is common to see Marshall senior Levi Brown cutting up with fellow offensive linemen, cracking jokes and telling stories that keep his teammates laughing.
HUNTINGTON — On Sunday morning in Ironton, Ohio, Pastor Steve Harvey told the Sharon Baptist Church a story of how he used to be the youngest kid playing sandlot football and for years, “Coach Lou” only had him run one route.
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.
HUNTINGTON — For Marshall football coach Doc Holliday, there are no days off in preseason camp.
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.
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.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall wide receiver Stone Scarcelle knows that his parents gave him one heck of a name to live up to.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall head football coach Doc Holliday isn’t typically known for cracking too many smiles during fall camp while he’s getting his team ready for the start of a season.
HUNTINGTON — Members of the Huntington Municipal Development Authority agreed Monday to sell the future site of the Marshall University baseball stadium to the university.
HUNTINGTON — For the last few years, Fermin Silva and Marquis Couch have made it a point to take a picture together after the Marshall-FIU game.
HUNTINGTON — Goran Miladinovic stood on the court Thursday, dripping sweat and leaned over with his hands on his knees following an intense workout at the Cam Henderson Center.
HUNTINGTON — Normally, most coaches are worried about coaching up new players during the opening weeks of preseason camp.