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February 6, 2014

LOCAL ROUNDUP: High school seniors ink letters of intent


ASHLAND — Bowens nets 39 in KCU OT win

GRAYSON — Tanya Bowens, Kentucky Christian University women’s all-time leading scorer, poured in 39 points on Tuesday night as the Lady Knights downed Ohio Christian, 71-70, in overtime.

KCU avenged an earlier loss to OCU.

Monica Stevens posted a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds for KCU (12-9). She is a West Carter graduate.

Bowens, a Lawrence County product, is well over 2,000 career points with several games to go.

KCU travels to Grand Rapids, Mich., on Friday to face Kuyper College.

Herd inks 28 in 2014 recruiting class

HUNTINGTON — Marshall’s 2014 football recruiting class, announced Wednesday,  features 28 players, including four mid-year enrollees and two who are already enrolled as transfers.

“I honestly think this class is as good as we’ve signed here, and I wouldn’t trade it for anybody else’s,” Thundering Herd coach Doc Holliday said in a release. “I’m glad we got them. We’ve added a lot of great talent to what we have coming back for 2014.”

Various recruiting services rank Marshall's 2014 recruiting class, which features 15 players from Florida and Georgia, as the top class in Conference USA by a wide margin and 247sports.com ranks it as the top class among the non-power conferences.

Marshall landed 11 three-star recruits, according to Rivals.com. No school who will play in C-USA in 2014 had more than four.

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