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Morehead State women’s basketball team inks UMBC graduate transfer Tyler Moore for next season

The Morehead State women’s basketball team has inked sharp-shooting Maryland-Baltimore County graduate transfer guard Tyler Moore, head coach Greg Todd has announced. Moore, a 5-foot-10 product of Portsmouth, Va., missed the 2019-20 season due to injury after a stellar junior campaign in which she shot 38 percent from 3-point range. Moore finished eighth in the America East Conference with 1.8...

Pair of outstanding recruits from Florida to join talented Morehead State basketball in 2020-21

With a load of young talent set to return to the Morehead State men’s basketball program in 2020-21, the influx of new talent is superior as well. Johni Broome, a 6-foot-10 forward, and Drew Thelwell, a 6-foot-3 guard, recently wrapped up successful senior years leading their Florida high school programs. Broome, from Tampa Catholic, was named the Hillsborough County Player of the Year. He averaged...

Murray State selected preseason volleyball favorite in Ohio Valley Conference; Morehead State voted third

Murray State has been picked to win the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference volleyball title in a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. The Racers picked up 12 first-place votes and 228 points, while Austin Peay earned six first-place votes and 212 points to be selected to finish second. Morehead State was selected to finish third, picking up five first-place votes and 207 points,...

Council approves four academic programs; OKs KSU request for no increase in tuition for 2019-20

The Council on Postsecondary Education approved four academic programs, a university proposal not to increase tuition and mandatory fees, and an interim capital project request at its February meeting. The new academic programs include three undergraduate programs and one master’s program: • Bachelor of Science degree in space systems engineering for Morehead State University. • Bachelor of Arts...

College roundup: Bo Schuh scores 13 as Transy defeats TMC; EKU rolls past Asbury, MSU falls

By Don Owen KyForward reporter Transylvania University shot 65.4 percent from the field Saturday night to knock off host Thomas More College, 88-72, in a men’s basketball game at the Connor Convocation Center. TU’s Bo Schuh The Pioneers (3-0) placed five players in double figures, led by Spencer McKinney’s 15 points. Bo Schuh added 13 points for Transylvania, which built a 45-32 lead at halftime....

Trio of Morehead State baseball players selected to summer league All-Star teams

Tyler Keele (left) will play for the Coastal Plain League West Division All-Star Team, and Matt Anderson will play for the Prospect League East Division All-Star Team. (Photo from Morehead State Communications)   A trio of Morehead State baseball players have been selected to their respective league’s All-Star teams.   Junior right-handed pitcher Tyler Keele and sophomore righty Luke...

Johnathan Gay: IdeaFestival again seeks to leverage state’s success in aerospace industry

When you think of Kentucky exports, several things probably come to mind, including cars, bourbon and horses. You might not, however, think about turbine engines, satellite receiver dishes, and structural components of helicopters and airplanes.   In recent years, one industry has surpassed both bourbon and car parts when it comes to Kentucky exports: aerospace products. Last year, Kentucky...

Johnathan Gay: Growing the broadband economy in Eastern Kentucky … here’s how

Everyone agrees that rural Appalachia needs a high-speed, broadband Internet network to create a new economy in Eastern Kentucky. But once the network is built, how will it best be utilized? This question is especially important when it comes to creating more businesses and jobs in the region.   On Nov. 10, the Kentucky Innovation Network office at Morehead State University will host a conference...

Johnathan Gay: Growing the broadband economy in Eastern Kentucky … here's how

Everyone agrees that rural Appalachia needs a high-speed, broadband Internet network to create a new economy in Eastern Kentucky. But once the network is built, how will it best be utilized? This question is especially important when it comes to creating more businesses and jobs in the region.   On Nov. 10, the Kentucky Innovation Network office at Morehead State University will host a conference...