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Holliday named Gazette-Mail Sportsman of the Year
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Holliday named Gazette-Mail Sportsman of the Year

HUNTINGTON — A veteran of 36 seasons in the college football coaching profession, John “Doc” Holliday can proudly point to something few of his peers can say.

“To be in this business as long as I have, I’ve...

WVU, Herd women clash at Capital Classic
WVU, Herd women clash at Capital Classic

At least on paper, today’s Capital Classic pitting West Virginia University against Marshall is shaping up to be the most competitive in years.

The Mountaineers (8-1), who are ranked nationally and have won six in a row, will square off...

Mountaineers handle Herd 69-56 in women’s battle
Mountaineers handle Herd 69-56 in women’s battle

It took West Virginia University’s players most of Saturday’s game to get on the same page, but once they did the Mountaineers sailed to victory.

Junior Bria Holmes nailed back-to-back 3-pointers to ignite a 12-0 run late in the...

NIU QB Hare quietly gets it done
NIU QB Hare quietly gets it done

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Northern Illinois quarterback Drew Hare doesn’t have to be like Jordan Lynch. He knows that, his coach knows that, his center knows that.

Hare, a 6-foot-1, 215-pound...

Doug Smock: Shuler on brink of Herd record
Doug Smock: Shuler on brink of Herd record

BOCA RATON, Fla. — They won’t stop the game when it happens, but the third ball thrown Tommy Shuler’s way in the Boca Raton Bowl will be historic.

OK, Shuler’s third actual catch...

WVU-Marshall women’s box score

West Virginia 69, Marshall 59

Marshall (6-3)

Min FG FT R A P

Scott 36 6-15 2-4 9 3 15

Ezeigbo 25 2-8 0-0 8 0 4

Johnson 35 3-11 1-2 0 2 9

Sorrells 22 1-3 0-0 6 1 2

Victrum 38 6-15 0-0 4 3 15

Akers 22 3-...

Livingston propels Arkansas State to win over Herd

JONESBORO, Ark. — Anthony Livingston scored 20 points and hauled in 20 rebounds to rally Arkansas State to a 67-58 come-from-behind win over Marshall on Saturday.

Trailing by eight in the second half,...

Hewitt closes Herd career with MVP season
Hewitt closes Herd career with MVP season

BOCA RATON, Fla. — It seems like an eternity ago, but Neville Hewitt entered his senior season with one hefty question mark hovering over him.

That question took on the shape of the bar used in the bench ...

Boca Raton Bowl notebook: Doc, Pitt unlikely to fit

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Let the record show that Doc Holliday is on Florida soil and he’s wearing kelly-green Marshall gear.

That latter is very likely to remain the same after Holliday and his...

Herd with momentum as basketball road trip begins

After a 4-6 start in games mostly played in the state of West Virginia, Marshall’s basketball team begins its mini-tour of America today at Arkansas State.

Tipoff time is 3 p.m. at the 10,038-seat Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas....

Herd’s Johnson, Hewitt win C-USA media awards

Yes, Conference USA champion Marshall was well represented in the first media all-league and awards vote in nearly a decade, but there were significant differences from the coaches’ all-conference awards from last week.

For one, running...

Low ticket prices for Boca Raton Bowl a plus for Herd fans

Traveling to south Florida to see their team’s appearance at the Boca Raton Bowl might be challenging to Marshall fans’ budgets, but the ticket prices will help.

The Thundering Herd could well bring 3,500 to 4,000 fans to the game...

Kopp had positive effect on MU athletics

The Marshall University community is trying to come to grips with the death of president Stephen J. Kopp, and that sentiment definitely extends to the athletic department.

Dr. Kopp, who was serving in his 10th year as the university’s...

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