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Mike Bartrum, MU tight end during 1992 national title run
Deacon Jones, first-ballot NFL hall of famer
Al Oliver, 7x MLB All-Star and Portsmouth, OH, native
Rick Reed, 2x MLB All-Star and Huntington native
Rece Davis and Mark May
John Gregory, ESPN regional TV
Hoppy Kercheval, Mountaineer Sports Network
The FM 88 Sports Report on...
Monday-Friday 5:20-5:25p ET
We deliver five solid minutes of sports during the 5 p.m. edition of Newscenter 88. Includes late-breaking sports news from Marshall University and the rest of the sports world.
Fridays 9p-Midnight ET (during basketball season)
Ryan Epling and various guest hosts spread the word about all the happenings of high school basketball in West Virginia, plus deliver scoreboard updates from around the state and take your phone calls.
Mondays 6-8p ET (during football season)
Hosts James Collier and Scott Hall review the week that was in the NFL world.
Wednesdays 5:30-6p ET
A full panel of sports commentators discuss, sometimes heatedly, the biggest stories across the entire sports world.
Wednesdays 6-7p ET
James Collier talks Marshall sports.
Wednesdays 8-9p ET
Join Kyle Gibson every Wednesday night for the Tri-State's premier soccer talk show. From MLS and World Cup to Marshall men and women's soccer, Kicking It is the place for all things fútbol.
Wednesdays 9-10p ET
Hosts Josh Rose and Josh Buchanan break down the world of motorsports, from NASCAR to F1 and everything in-between. Call The Racer's Edge toll-free hotline at 1-(855) 907-9344 to be a part of the show.
Fridays 5:30-6p ET
The hosts recap the past week in all of Thundering Herd athletics, not just the big sports.
Fridays 6-6:30p ET (during football season)
The Conference USA Report is a Fall semester only program that previews all the football matchups involving Conference USA teams for the upcoming weekend.
See the stories in the left column? Those could have your name by them. Even if you have no sportscasting experience, you can become an award-winning sports journalist just by volunteering at WMUL! We are more than happy to train newbies on how to make great programming. Here are two easy ways to get started:
1. Fill out an online application. We will contact you as soon as possible.
2. Attend the weekly sports meeting Mondays at 8pm in CB201. Need directions? Here's a station map.
May 11 - Bobby Iddings, the Sports Director at WMUL, is spending the summer in Worcester, Massachusetts broadcasting games for the Worcester Tornadoes. The Tornadoes are members of the Can-Am Leauge, an indepentent baseball league based out of Durham, North Carolina.
Iddings will be returning to Marshall for his senior year in the fall. Listeners can continue hearing Iddings voice all summer long at the WCRN website.
Apr. 29 - WMUL sports director Bobby Iddings spoke one-on-one with Marshall's new head basketball coach Wednesday for the first half of the station's award-winning sports talk program.
Also, here's a liner Herrion cut for us last night. He did a handful of others for us as well, and you'll be hearing those on WMUL in the coming months.
Apr. 29 - The retirement of Houston's longtime coach has made ninth-year Marshall coach Mitch Jacobs the associate dean, if you will, of C-USA volleyball.
Apr. 28 - One key fielding mistake in the 5th led to Marshall dropping back below .500 on the season, though the conference record still stands second best.
Apr. 26 - After going 3-7 to start April, the Herd has won seven straight games and now sits in second in the C-USA standings.
Apr. 24 - Down 5-3 after seven innings, the Herd rallied for three in the final two frames. And after former Marshall and Charleston baseball broadcaster Don Cook passed away Friday, there was no doubt that a dedication was in order.
Apr. 23 - One of the first things Coach Doc Holliday noticed about the Marshall football team was a lack of conditioning. The defensive tackle been one of his major projects since his arrival.
Apr. 23 - The junior tight end has been mentioned a few times in the media, but he says he wants 2010 to be his breakout season.
Apr. 22 - Players say their spring play has them confident that they can be just as successful as last season's second-place finish in conference.
Apr. 21 - We now know the basic format of this year's capper to the spring practice session. WMUL will have coverage starting Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Apr. 19 - Only five days remain until the Green and White Game, and that means players must give it their all with the time they have left.
Apr. 19 - Marshall extended its winning streak to six games through an impressive display of offensive production...including a bomb that hit the warehouse on the fly.
Apr. 14 - Teammates of the Marshall senior pitcher say her confidence in the circle is defintiely rubbing off on them.
Apr. 12 - Herrion is known in Marshall lore as the Pitt assistant coach whom WVU fans hit in the head with a coin at a game this past season.
Apr. 12 - Marshall has six nonconference games in the next couple of days before going to Southern Miss, the only team with a worse conference record than the Herd.
Apr. 8 - Marshall is installing a new offensive option that the team hopes will give it that needed edge over its conference foes.
Apr. 7 - Forget walkthroughs and fundamentals...Doc Holliday is making 2010 spring practice all about bringing back the fire to Marshall Football.
Apr. 2 - The Herd is trying to stop a skid of eight losses in its last 11 games. Listen to the entire three-game series on WMUL.
Listen to coverage from Monday's 5 p.m. news:
- Lead story with Adam Cavalier (1:21)
- Dave Traube and Bobby Iddings in FM 88 Sports Report (3:52)
Since we can't stream the game, here's something extra for you: Marshall's CIT opponents so far have been old familiar foes out of the Southern Conference. In the '80s and '90s WMUL traveled to the SoCon basketball tournament every year and broadcast every single game. In 1995 commissioner Wright Waters gave us the Commissioner's Award for our extensive commitment. Cliff Haddox, now a suburban Atlanta pastor, poses with the award. Click the photo to enlarge, or listen to how WMUL opened the 1995 championship game between UT-Chattanooga and Western Carolina.
Mar. 8 - The Herd went 3-2 in the tournament it hosted, but coach Shonda Stanton says facing tough pitching was worth more to the team than the win-loss record.
Bobby Iddings will call all the action live from the Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa. For men's tournament action, tune to the Thundering Herd ISP Sports Network.
Mar. 5 - Check the full tournament schedule in the streaming schedule in the far right column, and hear every game right here on 88.1 and WMUL Online.
Mar. 4 - The Herd lost seven of its last eight games down the stretch and goes into the C-USA tournament as a nine seed.
Mar. 3 - Not only is tonight's game the last home game of the season for four seniors, it is also the last regular season game before Monday's postseason tournament.
Mar. 3 - The Herd had a seven-point lead at the half, but UTEP's fight proved to be more than what Marshall put up down the stretch.
Mar. 2 - Senior Night. Top team in conference. Large crowd expected. These and many more compelling storylines form the perfect storm for tonight's penultimate regular season game.
Below, listen to the vignettes the FM 88 Sports Team has put together for the three seniors.
Mar. 1 - This game was so good, UCF's official release called the game "incredible" despite losing. Enjoy WMUL's unedited broadcast of the last part of regulation when UCF completed the comeback, plus all the overtimes.
Men's Basketball vs. UCF
- Listen LIVE online (beginning Saturday at 6:30p)
Bobby Iddings and Dave Traube sit courtside at the Cam as Marshall fights for a first-round bye.
Women's Basketball at UAB
- Listen LIVE online (beginning Saturday at 6:30p)
Adam Cavalier broadcasts live from Bartow Arena in Birmingham as both teams fight for a better seed in the conference tournament.
Feb. 18 - Despite the team starting on a one-month road trip, coach Jeff Waggoner says he's looking forward to being competitive in C-USA.
Feb. 18 - Coming off an injury-riddled 2008-09 campaign, the senior has eclipsed his career high twice this month already.
Below, listen to the stories from our all MU hoops segment on today's 5 p.m. edition of Newscenter 88.
Main story - Dave Traube and Adam Cavalier (4:06)
Doc Holliday speaks in-depth about recruiting strategy
DBs and Linebackers - Traube and Andrew Ramspacher (3:10)
Reaction from Holliday and Phil Ratliff
QBs and Running Backs - James Roach (2:39)
Reaction from Tony Petersen, JaJuan Seider and Ratliff
Wide Receivers - Jarrod Clay (3:04)
Reaction from Holliday and Ratliff
Tight Ends and Offensive Line - Adam Rogers (1:46)
Reaction from Ratliff
6p - Pregame Show
Listen to an interview with Marshall Women's Basketball Head Coach Royce Chadwick.
6:30p - Women's Basketball: Marshall vs. WVU
8:30p - Pregame Show
Listen to an in-depth breakdown of both teams in the way you have come to expect from WMUL.
9p - Men's Basketball: Marshall vs. WVU
Among the topics discussed were the Capital Classic, the large crowd at the Tulane game and the overall state of the Marshall athletic program. The Hamrick interview was conducted by Andrew Ramspacher and Dave Traube. The collective Pruett/Jones interview was conducted by former WMUL Sports Director--and December graduate--Ryan Epling.
12p - #7A Huntington St. Joseph vs. Teays Valley Christian
2p - Ripley vs. North Cross (Roanoke, Va.)
4p - #4AA Westside vs. Braxton County
6p - #1AAA South Charleston vs. Perry County Central, Ky.
8p - Huntington Prep Express vs. Christian Faith (Raleigh, N.C.)
Jan. 11 - The show replacing the award-winning Trash Talk Sports on Wednesday night's sports block gets a three-week head start on the rest of the schedule. Andrew Ramspacher and Dave Traube host the new show, which will combine solid sports commentary with their goofy personalities.
On The Bench with Royce Chadwick returns to WMUL at 7 p.m. Wednesday, right before the team embarks on a weekend roadtrip to Rice and the University of Houston. Adam Cavalier will interview the coach live and take your calls at 304-696-3605.
Finally, we will replay the SportsBuzz Mark Snyder farewell show at 5:30 Wednesday, in which we feature "low"-light montages from each of his five tumultuous years.(Live station for WBB)
The station also broadcast 32 games from the 2009 Little League Baseball and Softball Southeastern Regional Tournament in nearby Kenova this past summer, bringing thousands of new listeners from all across the Southeastern U.S.