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California’s Huntington Library gets rare slavery documents

Nov. 14, 2019 6:29 PM EST

SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California’s Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens has acquired rare documents shedding light on anti-slavery efforts taking place before and during the Civil War The institution announced Wednesday it has acquired the ledgers of Quaker abolitionist...

Littleson scores 27 to carry Toledo past Marshall 96-70

Nov. 10, 2019 4:18 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Spencer Littleson had a career-high 27 points as Toledo routed Marshall 96-70 on Sunday. Littleson made 8 of 11 shots, including 6 of 8 from 3-point range, and all five of his free throws for the Rockets (1-1). Dylan Alderson and Willie Jackson both had double-doubles for Toledo....

West scores 20 to lead Marshall past Robert Morris 67-60

Nov. 7, 2019 9:44 PM EST

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jarrod West had 20 points as Marshall got past Robert Morris 67-60 in a season opener on Thursday night. Taevion Kinsey had 12 points for Marshall, including a go-ahead layup with 3:06 left that sparked a 10-2 run. Mikel Beyers added 11 points. Yannis Mendy had 14 points for the...

Former Marshall, MLB pitcher gives $1M for college ballpark

Oct. 27, 2019 2:05 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former Marshall University and major league pitcher has donated $1 million to help build the school's new baseball stadium. News outlets report Rick Reed's contribution will go toward a ballpark scheduled to open in March 2021 in Huntington. Reed says Marshall has been in need of...

Rohrwasser kicks 53-yard FG, lifts Marshall over WKU 26-23

Oct. 26, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Justin Rohrwasser kicked a 53-yard field goal as time expired and Marshall held off Western Kentucky's late rally for 26-23 victory on Saturday. Rohrwasser made two field goals in the second quarter, and his 43-yarder stretched the Thundering Herd's lead to 23-7 midway through the...

Marshall pulls away late, beats Old Dominion 31-17

Oct. 12, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Isaiah Green accounted for two first-half touchdowns, and Brenden Knox added a late score to help Marshall beat Old Dominion 31-17 on Saturday. Knox, who finished with 104 yards rushing on 24 carries, had a 6-yard TD run with 3:55 remaining that capped a 10-play, nearly six-minute...

Ridder throws 4 TDs, Cincinnati whips Marshall 52-14

Sep. 28, 2019 9:34 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Cincinnati started off slowly in its past two games and quarterback Desmond Ridder wanted to make sure that didn't happen against Marshall. Ridder threw a season-high four touchdown passes, three in the first half, and the Bearcats rolled to a 52-14 victory over the Thundering Herd...

West Virginia police kill man in early morning shootout

Sep. 24, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia say they killed a man who used a woman as a human shield and shot at officers during a wild standoff. Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial says officers shot 41-year-old Jarod Lee Smith early Tuesday. He says officers were responding to an armed robbery report...

Green, Gaines help Marshall outpace in Ohio 33-31 win

Sep. 14, 2019 10:08 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Isaiah Green threw two touchdown passes, including a 43-yard strike to Xavier Gaines that put Marshall ahead for good, and the Thundering Herd beat Ohio 33-31 on Saturday. The play occurred with 7:45 remaining to play. Just 3½ minutes before that, Ohio took a 31-27 lead when...