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Marshall to allow fans at home football games

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University announced Tuesday that it will allow fans to attend its home football games under a reduced capacity during the coronavirus pandemic. Fans who purchased season tickets will be relocated throughout Marshall's stadium to comply with social ...

West Virginia high school games to limit attendance

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Attendance at West Virginia high school football games will be limited to family members of players and coaches during the first few weeks of the season. The Secondary School Activities Commission released guidelines Friday for sports competitions and ...

Fans welcomed to World TeamTennis matches in West Virginia

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Tennys Sandgren celebrated a game-clinching point in pandemic-appropriate fashion, retrieving the ball himself in the absence of ball kids, and exchanging an awkward fist-to-elbow bump with a teammate as the World TeamTennis ...

RB Hubbard tabbed Big 12’s preseason top offensive player

By The Associated Press undefined Oklahoma State junior running back Chuba Hubbard has been picked as the Big 12 preseason offensive player of the year, only weeks after the NCAA rushing leader lashed out at coach Mike Gundy and suggested he might boycott the Cowboys program. West Virginia ...

Marshall QB Isaiah Green enters transfer portal

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall quarterback Isaiah Green is looking to transfer less than two months before the scheduled start of the season. Marshall's athletic department said in a statement that Green has put his name into the NCAA's transfer database. Green completed 57% of his pass ...

Virus forces West Virginia to push back basketball workouts

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has postponed the start of men's basketball workouts for two weeks after five players and one staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, the school announced Sunday. The workouts were scheduled to start on Monday. The decision was made in ...

Kentucky adds UAB, Marshall to men’s basketball schedule

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has added UAB and Marshall to its nonconference men's basketball schedule next season. Kentucky announced on its athletics website Tuesday that the Wildcats will host UAB on Dec. 6 and Marshall on Dec. 29. UAB will play at Kentucky for the second straight ...

West Virginia DC Koenning on leave after player accusations

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer West Virginia has placed defensive coordinator Vic Koenning on administrative leave after a player alleged in a social media post that the assistant coach made a series of insensitive remarks, including against Hispanics. West Virginia athletic director Shane ...

Virus forces team of ex-WVU players to withdraw from tourney

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A team of former West Virginia University players has withdrawn from a summer tournament after one of the athletes tested positive for the coronavirus. Best Virginia said in a statement Monday that the team learn of the confirmed case last week when it started ...

West Virginia football player tests positive for coronavirus

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A football player at West Virginia has tested positive for the coronavirus, the school said Monday on the first day of voluntary workouts. The school's athletic department said in a statement that contact tracing identified other football players who could have been ...