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Herd set to face rival Bobcats

Herd set to face rival Bobcats

Jacob Griffith, Assistant Sports Editor, Reporter
November 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team has another tough test on its hands Wednesday as the Herd welcome former-Mid American Conference foe Ohio University into Huntington, looking for their fifth win of the season. Wednesday’s contest will be the fourth time in six season the Bobcats (4-0) and Thundering He... Read more »

Hilltoppers brutalize Marshall in final game of season

Hilltoppers brutalize Marshall in final game of season

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
November 27, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

They came. They saw. They conquered. That’s the easiest way to sum up Western Kentucky’s 60-6 thumping of the Marshall Thundering Herd Saturday night. With no hope of making a bowl game, Saturday’s contest was the team’s last of the season, a chance to finish strong on national television... Read more »

Without Taylor, Herd fall to Buckeyes for first loss of season

Without Taylor, Herd fall to Buckeyes for first loss of season

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
November 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Coming off four straight wins to open their season, the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team entered Friday’s matchup with the Ohio State Buckeyes on somewhat of a roll. That is, until the opening tip-off. When the final buzzer sounded, Marshall found itself on the wrong end of a... Read more »

Browning’s career night lifts Herd over Morehead State

Browning’s career night lifts Herd over Morehead State

Troy Alexander, Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd defeated the Morehead State Eagles 85-77 in a rivalry match that ended in sweet victory for the Herd. Marshall jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead to start the game but found themselves tied with Morehead 6-6 a fourth of the way through the first half. The first five minutes... Read more »

For Thompson, breakout performance just another day at the office

For Thompson, breakout performance just another day at the office

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

When the Marshall men’s basketball team took the court Saturday for their season-opener against North Carolina Central, many were hoping for a win to kick off what should be an exciting season. The Herd did ultimately pull out the win, but nobody could have anticipated who the catalyst behind the victory... Read more »

Herd overcome slow start to down Florida A&M

Herd overcome slow start to down Florida A&M

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Despite a sluggish first half, the Marshall women’s basketball team was able to overcome their struggles Tuesday night, riding three career-highs en route to a 77-67 win over Florida A&M in their home opener. The Herd came out of the gates fast in the first quarter, out-rebounding the Rattlers... Read more »

Herd to face FAMU in home-opener

Herd to face FAMU in home-opener

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Fresh off a massive win on the road against University of Illinois, the Marshall women’s basketball team returns to Huntington Tuesday open the home portion of their schedule, facing off against the Florida A&M Rattlers. Marshall will be riding the hot shooting of combo guard Shayna Gore as ... Read more »

Marshall volleyball seniors complete season

Alexis Leach, Reporter
November 13, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Marshall volleyball seniors played in their final game at the Cam Henderson center Thursday night. Seniors Cassie Weaver, Allie Kellerman, Ally Kiekover and Taylor Riedel have all played a key role in the success of the Herd volleyball team this year and in years past on and off the court. “You... Read more »

Men’s basketball win season opener

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
November 13, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University Thundering Herd men’s basketball team beat the North Carolina Central University Eagles in the season opening game Saturday. The final score was 81-69. “First half we didn’t shoot the ball particularly well,” head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “But I think as we go through... Read more »

Thundering Herd victorious over Middle Tennessee

Troy Alexander, Reporter
November 13, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Marshall earned an emotional home victory over Middle Tennessee Saturday to remain undefeated in their black jerseys made to honor the young Thundering Herd. Marshall started the game off fast. The defense forced a turnover on the fifth play of the game, when Middle Tennessee quarterback John Urzua... Read more »

Marshall throttles MTSU in emotion-filled game

Troy Alexander, Reporter
November 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Sporting their black uniforms and new helmets honoring the "Young Thundering Herd," the Marshall Thundering Herd earned an emotional 42-17 home victory over Middle Tennessee Saturday night. Marshall started the game off fast. The defense forced a turnover on the fifth play of the game, when Middle... Read more »

An unbroken bond between two rival schools: ECU, MU

An unbroken bond between two rival schools: ECU, MU

Rick Farlow, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

It was a brisk fall night at Dowdy-Ficklen stadium. The Marshall University football team had traveled south to Greenville, North Carolina to take on East Carolina University for their second to last game of the season. The crowd roared as Marshall was down 14-17 with 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter. W... Read more »