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Herd hires the ‘other’ D’Antoni as basketball coach
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Herd hires the ‘other’ D’Antoni as basketball coach

HUNTINGTON — After his weeks of pursuit, Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick landed a Los Angeles Lakers coach named D’Antoni.

But instead of Mike, it’s Dan.

Hamrick announced Thursday...

Herd hires the ‘other’ D’Antoni as basketball coach
Herd hires the ‘other’ D’Antoni as basketball coach

HUNTINGTON — After his weeks of pursuit, Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick landed a Los Angeles Lakers coach named D’Antoni.

But instead of Mike, it’s Dan.

Hamrick announced Thursday...

Mitch Vingle: Initial reaction to D’Antoni hire not good

If Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick hoped to shock the college basketball world with his hire of Dan D’Antoni, well, he certainly did.

The electric from the shock, however, doubled back and scorched Hamrick on Thursday.

In...

Marshall football Haig has some competition for Herd kicking job

HUNTINGTON — Justin Haig is used to being challenged as Marshall’s top field-goal kicker. That daily battle has long since gone global, what with an Albanian and a Norwegian getting their boots in.

But...

No. 1 Hurricane drubs Midland
No. 1 Hurricane drubs Midland

ONA — Hurricane was rattled a bit before it took the field against Cabell Midland.

By the end of Thursday evening, though, it was the Redskins who were rattling the Knights’ cages.

Hurricane...

Mountaineers eye at-large NCAA baseball berth

MORGANTOWN — With 15 games remaining in the regular season and then the Big 12 tournament to follow, West Virginia’s baseball team couldn’t be in a much better position than that in which it finds...

Ballou, Suns hand Power 4th straight loss

It didn’t take long for former Marshall player and current Hagerstown Sun Isaac Ballou to get reacquainted with his old home field on Thursday.

Ballou led the game off with a single, advanced to second on an error and scored the...

Holland, Highlanders drop Nitro
Holland, Highlanders drop Nitro

Nitro’s first week as the state’s No. 1-ranked team hasn’t gone exactly as planned.

Senior left-hander Stephen Holland worked six strong innings Thursday night and Joey Mundy had the winning hit as visiting Huntington earned ...

Prep roundup: SC scores 6-5 win over Princeton

Jonathan Pauley allowed three runs on eight hits in five innings and Trevor Sampson threw two shutout innings of relief as South Charleston edged visiting Princeton 6-5 Thursday in high school baseball.

Zac Lively went 2 for 3 and scored a run...

Prep baseball linescores, schedule — April 24

HIGH SCHOOL

Ed Carter Invitational

Today’s games

At George Washington

Logan vs. George Washington, 1 p.m.

Logan vs. Winfield, 4 p.m.

Winfield vs. George Washington, 7 p.m.

At St....

Prep softball linescores — April 24

HIGH SCHOOL

Thursday’s linescores

First game

Montcalm 000 —0 0 2

Valley 091 —10 6 0

Hatfield and Baldwin. Thompson and Adkins. Top hitters — Valley: Bird 3 RBIs

Second...

Local sports briefs: Capital City Classic, Ed Carter Invitational, WV-VA team matches

8 ranked squads at Capital City Classic track

A 24-team field, highlighted by eight state-ranked squads, is set to participate in today’s Capital City Classic high school track meet at Laidley Field.

Running events are scheduled to...

Marshall to hire Dan D’Antoni as men’s basketball coach
Marshall to hire Dan D’Antoni as men’s basketball coach

HUNTINGTON — The Marshall men’s basketball team has reached back into its history for assistance from one of its best players to turn around the program.

Dan D’Antoni, a former Thundering Herd standout and NBA assistant...

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Opinion

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Sports

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Mountaineers eye at-large NCAA baseball berth
Ballou, Suns hand Power 4th straight loss
Holland, Highlanders drop Nitro

Life

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Pets of the Week: A bunny leads the pack
Coming up: April 23, 2014
Sushi in a salad
Build it Up to beautiful Governor’s Mansion

A&E

Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
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Indian classical music concert set for Friday
‘American Idiot’ closes Marshall Artists Series season Thursday

Outdoors

W.Va. spring gobbler season to open next week
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
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Betty Lou Adkins
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Bobby Joe Barker
Harold Wayne Blake
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