The Times West Virginian

Duane Cochrane

Duane Cochrane
  • FSU Bench.JPG Lady Falcons throttle UC for fourth straight win: PHOTOS

    Never let it be said that Hailey Garrett isn't a team player.
    With her Fairmont State squad holding a 14-point lead over the University of Charleston Saturday afternoon at the Joe Retton Arena, 8:55 remaining and FSU standout point guard Makenzie White headed to the bench with her fifth foul on a controversial charging call near mid-court, Garrett was asked by veteran coach Steve McDonald to fill a role she's not normally accustomed to but handled without a hitch.

    January 26, 2014 4 Photos

  • FSU #20 - UVA #5.MW.jpg FSU falls flat in 82-77 loss to UVa-Wise: PHOTOS

    Second-year Fairmont State men’s basketball coach Jerrod Calhoun was counting on a lot of things Monday night at the Joe Retton Arena.

    January 14, 2014 6 Photos

  • FSU #12 - UVA #34.MW.jpg White bounces back to lead Lady Falcons to win: PHOTOS

    For Fairmont State’s Makenzie White Monday evening was all about redemption for her and her Lady Falcon teammates.

    January 14, 2014 6 Photos

  • FSU #20 -TS.jpg Browning’s late-game heroics help Falcons hold off WJU: PHOTOS

    During the course of its 36-year existence, the Joe Retton Arena has seen some legendary individual performances.
    Thursday night Fairmont State’s Stevie Browning put on a late-game show to help the Falcons hold off scrappy Wheeling Jesuit, 80-74, which people are going to be talking about for years to come.

    January 10, 2014 8 Photos

  • fsu #3-wj #2-ts.jpg Lady Falcons find rhythm to beat Wheeling, 72-66: PHOTOS

    January 10, 2014 8 Photos

  • FSU #30 layup.JPG Second-ranked Bellarmine holds off FSU, 81-73: PHOTOS

    Veteran Bellarmine (Ky.) University coach Scott Davenport looked a bit like he’d been through a war Thursday evening after his No. 2-ranked Knights squared off with Fairmont State at the Joe Retton Arena.
    That’s because he had.
    FSU took unbeaten Bellarmine to the wire here last night before falling, 81-73.

    December 20, 2013 10 Photos

  • Main photo.jpg Aggressive Falcons roll past State, 107-89

    Jerrod Calhoun had a simple message for his Fairmont State University team at halftime of its game with visiting West Virginia State here Saturday afternoon at the Joe Retton Arena.
    “Coach got on us at halftime about playing timid and not being aggressive,” said backup point guard Shammgod Wells, who helped key a big second-half turnaround for the Falcons in their 107-89 blowout win over the Yellow Jackets.

    December 8, 2013 1 Photo

  • women photo.jpg Lady Falcons’ second-half rally falls short

    A 17-point second-half deficit proved to be just a bit too much for Fairmont State’s Lady Falcons to overcome here Saturday afternoon at the Joe Retton Arena.
    Visiting West Virginia State built a 55-38 lead just over 26 minutes into the contest and then held off a furious FSU comeback bid to record a 78-75 win.

    December 8, 2013 1 Photo

  • FSU #24, 11-WVT #5-TS.jpg FSU takes out frustrations in 91-75 romp: PHOTOS

    There’s little doubt second-year Fairmont State men’s basketball coach Jerrod Calhoun was angered by his team’s lackluster performance Monday in a 94-87 road loss to Glenville State.

    December 1, 2013 10 Photos

  • FSU #11-WL #15-TS.jpg Smothering defense helps FSU remain perfect: PHOTOS

    Heading into its Mountain East Conference opener with visiting West Virginia Wesleyan Saturday afternoon at the Joe Retton Arena unbeaten Fairmont State knew exactly what it had to do to shut down the Bobcats.
    And the Falcons did it to near perfection in the first half as they cruised to their fourth straight victory, 70-57.

    November 24, 2013 10 Photos

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