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Marshall baseball: Herd defeats WVU Tech

HUNTINGTON — Former St. Albans player Michael Taylor struck out six and gave up

one earned run in six innings and former Herbert Hoover star Corey Bird had a

single, double and an RBI to help Marshall defeat WVU Tech 6-1 in...

Marshall baseball: Herd defeats WVU Tech

HUNTINGTON — Former St. Albans player Michael Taylor struck out six and gave up

one earned run in six innings and former Herbert Hoover star Corey Bird had a

single, double and an RBI to help Marshall defeat WVU Tech 6-1 in college

baseball action on Thursday.

Tech (14-21) and Marshall (16-20) will continue their four-game series at 3 p.m.

today in Hungtington.

WVU baseball: Means sharp vs. Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. — Junior left-hander John Means threw eight shutout innings and

WVU had a five-run first inning en route to a 7-0 victory over Oklahoma on

Thursday evening at L. Dale Mitchell Park.

The Mountaineers (18-15, 3-6 Big 12) broke a six-game Big 12 losing streak after

being swept by TCU and Oklahoma State in back-to-back weekends. WVU had 16 hits

and did not make an error for the second-straight game.

Five West Virginia batters had multi-hit games, led by a career-high three hits

off the bat of freshman designated hitter Jackson Cramer.

Today’s meeting with the Sooners will begin at 7 p.m., and will be televised on

affiliates of Fox College Sports Central. The radio broadcast will be on select

affiliates of the Mountaineer Sports Network from IMG College.

Prep roundups: Capital to play in Mingo Bay Classic final

Anthony Gavin had two hits, including a double and his third homer of the

season, and a pair of RBI to lead Capital to a 9-0 win over Spring Mills in the

Mingo Bay Classic in Myrtle Beach Thursday.

Caleb Kinder added three hits, including a double and two RBI for the Cougars

(6-11), while Austin Hupp contributed three hits. Jordan Bray had two hits for

Capital, which will face Washington (W.Va.) in the Bracket 2 championship game

today at 10 a.m.

The Cougars are 3-1 in the tournament.

Sring Mills dropped to 3-11.

St. Albans 14-6, Liberty 4-5 — Andrew Mathews and Joseph Call combined for 14

strikeouts as the Red Dragons (8-6) swept a doubleheader at home against Liberty


Bobby Grishaber, Josh Burks, Mathews, Brandon Johnson and Hunter Chandler had

two RBI each for the Red Dragons in the first game.

In game two, Bobby Grishaber and Josh Burks each had two hits for SA.

In Thursday’s softball action:

Riverside 8, Clay County 0 — Catie McCormick and Harley Justice combined to toss

a three-hit shutout as the Warriors (7-8) notched the home win.

McCormick also had two hits and two RBI at the plate, while Kendal Marshall,

Felicia Burton added two hits apiece.

Buffalo 8, Man 2 — Ali Burdette smacked a homer, a pair of doubles and drove in

three runs to lead the Bison (6-5) to the Best of the Best tournament win.

Noel Dingess added two hits hits for the Bison, while Chelsey Parkins picked up

the complete game win in allowing three hits and striking out 11.

For Man, Hunter Harvey had a pair of singles.

Roane County 3, South Harrison 1 — Casey Lassiter pitched a complete-game, two-

hitter with 14 strikeouts to lead the Raiders at home.

Miranda Hall paced Roane (12-4) at the plate with a double and homer, while

Kasey Blosser and Haley Gibson added two hits apiece. South Harrison dropped to


Wayne 3, Lincoln County 2 — Olivia Followay, Tara Watts and Emily Thompson each

had an RBI as the Pioneers (12-5) won at home.

The Wayne’s Jessie Rowe allowed just one earned run in the start before turning

the game over Faith Huffman, who earned her fourth save in tossing the final


Lincoln County pitcher Brooke West helped her cause with a solo home run in the

top of the seventh inning. The Panthers dropped to 11-5.

South Charleston 10, South Range, Ohio 0 — Jonathan Pauley had a single and two

RBI and two stolen bases and four other South Charleston players had a hit and

an RBI to lead the Black Eagles in the Mingo Bay Classic.

Jared Hill reliever starter Tyler Abbott for South Charleston (7-7) after one

out in the first and had four strikeouts and two walks while surrendering just

two hits.

Herbert Hoover 11, Charleston Catholic 1 — Cody Bowen scattered six hits and

Hoover had 14 of its own to send the Irish (9-5) to a six-inning defeat at Jeff

Holliday Field in Falling Rock.

Tristan Fields and Matt Justice had three hits apiece for Hoover (14-2), which

is No. 1 in the Daily Mail’s Sports Writers Class AA state rankings. Charleston

Catholic is sixth in the Class A rankings.

Man 11, Valley 6 — The Hillbillies (9-3) overcame an early three-run deficit to

defeat the Greyhounds (7-5) at Man.

Braden Griffin went 3-for-3 with an RBI, John Thomas Keffer had two hits and

three RBI and Cayce Mullins had two hits and two RBI for the hosts.

John Riddle hit his second home run in as many days for Valley.

WVU Tech softball team swept

KENNEDY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The WVU Tech softball team dropped a pair of games on

the road to Point Park University, falling by 4-1 and 9-1 scores.

Former Cabell Midland standout Ashley Boggs went 4-for-6 for the Golden Bears

(5-20). Point Park improved to 18-14 with the sweep. Tech is back in action

today when it faces Carlow University.

W.Va. Power gets win on the road

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Jerry Mulderig pitched four innings of two-hit ball against

South Atlantic League foe Kannapolis and the Power scored four runs in the

seventh to defeat the Intimidators (6-9) at CMC-Northeast Stadium on Thursday.

Danny Collins had two hits and Justin Maffei knocked in two runs for the Power


The Power continues its series against Kannapolis in a 7:05 p.m. contest today.

Inter-faith ladies luncheon raises money for good causes

In 1949 Pemel Gardner, a United Methodist, and Reba Cohen, a Jew, pinned laundry to clothes lines and visited across the fence that divided their yards.

As they educated each other about their respective faiths, they decided to invite other...

SC ordinances would increase pay for mayor, firefighters, police

South Charleston City Council passed the first reading of an ordinance Thursday to increase the salary of the mayor effective July 1, 2015, after the next regularly scheduled mayoral election.

Mayor Frank Mullens and his predecessors over the...

State pours $1.2 million more into spring ads

Hike in tourism advertising budget follows ‘challenging winter,’ chemical leak

Murray Energy cuts benefits for retired salary workers

Health coverage for retired salaried workers for CONSOL mines will end after December

New security camera installed
New security camera installed

Device will monitor West Side convenience store that has been scene of recent crimes

Clay County couple celebrates marriage anniversary milestone
Clay County couple celebrates marriage anniversary milestone

70 years and counting

Derek Redd: Cato works on spreading the ball around

HUNTINGTON — For one day, Rakeem Cato didn’t throw a football Tommy Shuler’s way. The reason? He didn’t have a choice.

Family obligations kept Shuler, the Marshall football team’s all-Conference USA receiver...

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