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Marshall’s Cato repeats as Hardman Award winner
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Marshall’s Cato repeats as Hardman Award winner

HUNTINGTON — As Marshall University quarterback Rakeem Cato got ready for the 2014 season, there was plenty of attention from an individual perspective.

Cato’s preseason hype and accolades brought the...

Freshmen carry Mountaineers to improbable OT win over TCU
Freshmen carry Mountaineers to improbable OT win over TCU

MORGANTOWN — Daxter Miles isn’t a geology major, but he does know some of the basics.

“Diamonds are made from pressure, right?’’ he asked.

Indeed they are. And judging by...

Mitch Vingle: Officiating, Holton topics after WVU victory

MORGANTOWN — One WVU basketball fan filed out of the Coliseum after the Mountaineers’ 86-85 overtime win over TCU and shook her head.

“Wow,” she said. “That’s all I can say....

Fairmont rallies to win over UC
Fairmont rallies to win over UC

Fairmont State coach Jerrod Calhoun called it “as good a game as I’ve been a part of in my three years.’’

His Falcons overcame a 14-point deficit midway through the second half, hit 15-of-16 free throws in the final...

Herd ends skid, dumps UTEP 78-71

HUNTINGTON — Marshall’s game Saturday against Texas-El Paso wasn’t even a minute and a half old when both courtside ad panels were plunked by ghastly errant passes.

Coach Dan D’Antoni...

Shepherd nips West Virginia State 73-68

Even though his team battled tooth and nail down the stretch in a see-saw battle on Saturday, West Virginia State coach Bryan Poore pointed to an iffy start as the ultimate difference in the game.

The Yellow Jackets failed to make key plays in...

St. Albans has strong showing at WSAZ wrestling

HUNTINGTON — All but dead not long ago, the St. Albans wrestling program is starting to throw its weight around.

The Red Dragons sent a message of sorts this weekend at the WSAZ Invitational, placing three...

Bays boosts Capital boys past hard-luck Riverside
Bays boosts Capital boys past hard-luck Riverside

“Crunchy’’ is getting pretty good at crunch time.

Miguel “Crunchy’’ Bays put in a career-high 24 points Saturday night as state-ranked Capital held off another valiant effort from host Riverside to take...

South Charleston bounces back with win over George Washington

As the ball clanked off the front of the rim, South Charleston’s Jalen Stevens hoped for another chance after missing the front end of a one-and-one and an opportunity to widen SC’s narrow 45-43 lead over George Washington with 53...

Notre Dame’s pressure too much for Charleston Catholic

Since Charleston Catholic opened its Hillcrest Drive athletic facility 10 years ago, it’s run its fair share of opponents out of the gym.

On Saturday, however, the Irish were the ones experiencing that run-down feeling.

Notre Dame...

Prep roundup: Dawson leads Hurricane boys past Point Pleasant 76-51

Trey Dawson tallied 22 points, eight assists and five steals to lead Hurricane to 76-51 boys basketball home win over Point Pleasant Saturday.

Brandon Ford scored 19 for the Redskins (8-5). Doug Workman led the Big Blacks (3-8) with 12 points...

Area roundup: UC women nip Fairmont

Monet Saunders hit four free throws in the final minute and 11 seconds to give the University of Charleston a 63-61 win over Mountain East Conference opponent Fairmont State Saturday at Eddie King Gym in Charleston.

The Golden Eagles (14-4, 9-3...

WVU Tech men, women pick up victories

The WVU Tech men’s basketball team shot 10 of 19 from the behind the 3-point arc to roll to a 93-52 victory over Virginia Lynchburg Saturday afternoon at the Baisi Athletic Center in Montgomery.

Jaren Marino nailed three 3’s in the ...

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