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Vandals heavily damage WVa high school baseball field

Jan. 19, 2021 4:39 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Vandals heavily damaged a high school baseball field in West Virginia after a fence had been removed to accommodate the construction of a locker room clubhouse. Tire tracks as much as 4 inches deep were left in the grassy areas of the baseball field at Spring Valley High School...

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2017, file photo, then-Penn State special teams coordinator Charles Huff speaks to reporters during the NCAA college football team's media day in State College, Pa. Marshall has given Alabama’s Huff his first head coaching job. Marshall announced Huff’s hiring Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (Phoebe Sheehan/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)

Marshall OKs 4-year contract for football coach Charles Huff

Jan. 18, 2021 2:47 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall's Board of Governors on Monday approved a four-year contract for new coach Charles Huff that will pay him $755,500 annually, plus incentives. Under the terms of the contract, Huff will be paid an annual salary of $350,000. He also will received $205,500 each year for...

Western Kentucky holds off rival Marshall for weekend sweep

Jan. 17, 2021 5:39 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jordan Rawls made a pair of free throws with five seconds left and Western Kentucky defeated rival Marshall 69-67 on Sunday. After Rawls put the Hilltoppers on top 69-66, they fouled Andrew Taylor on purpose. Taylor made the first free throw and missed the second on purpose. The...

Kentucky teen battles rare disease and wins

Jan. 17, 2021 11:59 AM EST

WESTWOOD, Ky. (AP) — Kaylee Litteral was sitting up in her hospital bed watching “Riverdale” on Netflix and eating ice chips. Days earlier she had been fighting for breath and life after coming down with a rare, COVID-19-related illness. It took around-the-clock medical care at West...

Police investigating death of Michigan man in West Virginia

Jan. 15, 2021 4:22 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Michigan man was found dead inside a West Virginia home, police said. Huntington police said the investigation was being treated as a homicide. The body of David Thompson II, 23, of Detroit, was found Thursday at a Huntington home, police said. Police were called to the house...

Marshall set to open commercial composting facility

Jan. 12, 2021 4:24 AM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is set to open the first commercial composting facility in West Virginia. The last piece of equipment, a large commercial digester, is scheduled for delivery to the university in Huntington on Tuesday, Marshall said in a statement. The facility was designed and...

West Virginia Delegate Derrick Evans exits the Sidney L. Christie U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building after being arraigned on federal charges Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Huntington, W.Va. The West Virginia state lawmaker has been charged with entering a restricted area of the U.S. Capitol after he livestreamed himself rushing into the building with a mob of President Donald Trump's supporters. (Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch via AP)

State lawmaker charged after entering Capitol with rioters

Jan. 8, 2021 6:31 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Republican West Virginia state lawmaker has been federally charged for entering a restricted area of the U.S. Capitol after he livestreamed himself rushing into the building with a mob of President Donald Trump's supporters. Ken Kohl, a top deputy federal prosecutor in...

Kinsey lifts Marshall past UNC-Asheville 88-67

Dec. 22, 2020 8:05 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Taevion Kinsey scored 26 points and Mikel Beyers added 20 as Marshall romped past UNC-Asheville 88-67 on Tuesday night. Jarrod West had 12 points and Obinna Anochili-Killen added 10 for Marshall (6-1). Tajion Jones had 18 points for the Bulldogs (3-4). Trent Stephney added 12...

American Airlines flights to resume at Tri-State airport

Dec. 22, 2020 3:59 PM EST

CEREDO, W.Va. (AP) — American Airlines will be restoring daily service at the Huntington Tri-State Airport in West Virginia. The daily flights to Charlotte, North Carolina, will begin Jan. 6, the Herald-Dispatch reported. American Airlines will offer daily flights to and from the Charlotte Douglas...

Williams lifts Marshall over Robert Morris 85-71

Dec. 20, 2020 4:43 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jannson Williams tied his career high with 24 points as Marshall beat Robert Morris 85-71 on Sunday. Taevion Kinsey had 17 points for Marshall (5-1). Obinna Anochili-Killen added 15 points. Jarrod West had 14 points. AJ Bramah had 16 points for the Colonials (1-2). Jon Williams...