Seven home games and ACC schools highlight Herd’s 2016 football schedule

February 5, 2016
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The Marshall University football program announced its 2016 regular season schedule Thursday. The Herd will play seven home games, the most since 1996. Headlining those seven home contests is a game against the ACC’s University of Louisville Sept. 24. Just a week after hosting Louisville, the Her... Read more »

Herd tennis team hosts its first home matches of the season

Danielle Wright, Reporter
February 5, 2016
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In its first home contests of the season, Marshall University women’s tennis team (1-2) will face Morehead State University (0-3) and Radford University (0-3) Friday at the Huntington Tennis Club. “I think it’s a great opportunity for us because it’s our first home match,” sophomore Maddie... Read more »

MU Athletics host annual Sweetheart Clinic

Sage Shavers, Reporter
February 5, 2016
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For the 19th consecutive year, Marshall Athletics will host its Sweetheart Clinic 9 a.m. Saturday. Girls, ages 4-12, will attend the clinic, which will be held in the Chris Cline Athletic Complex indoor facility. The clinic, which is at no charge, will include a pizza party, pep rally and free admiss... Read more »

Men’s basketball team falls to the Miners in close, high-scoring game, 112-108

February 5, 2016
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The Marshall University men’s basketball team lost a close, high-scoring affair Thursday night on the road against the University of Texas at El Paso. In the 112-108 shootout, senior forward James Kelly led the Herd with 26 points on 9-17 shooting and also collected seven rebounds. Sophomore guard... Read more »

Marshall women’s basketball defeats league-leading UTEP, 79-64

Danielle Wright, Reporter
February 5, 2016
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Marshall University’s women’s basketball team (15-6) handed the University of Texas at El Paso (18-2) its first Conference USA loss of the season Thursday at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd defeated the Miners, 79-64, and improved its conference record to 5-5. The Miners came into the game ... Read more »

Zerkle candidate for national softball POY

February 3, 2016
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Marshall University softball junior outfielder Morgan Zerkle continues to rack up the accolades. Zerkle was named to the Top 50 “Watch List” for the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, the Amateur Softball Association announced Wednesday. “It’s not a secret anymore, the elite stud... Read more »

Marshall football announces 2016 recruiting class

Jake Griffith, Contributor
February 3, 2016
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With yet another National Signing Day in the books, it was finally time for Marshall University football head coach Doc Holliday and the rest of the football program to show off its additions for next season. When the clock struck 3 p.m. Wednesday and all the National Letters of Intent (NLI’s) had bee... Read more »

Women’s hoops takes on Conf-USA-leading UTEP at home

February 3, 2016
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The Marshall University women’s basketball team will begin a three-game home stretch 6 p.m. Thursday when the University of Texas at El Paso Miners visit the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd (14-6, 4-5) faces a difficult task in it attempts to eclipse the .500 mark in conference play for the first t... Read more »

Duhon rejoins Marshall’s coaching staff after serving suspension

February 2, 2016
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Marshall University assistant coach Chris Duhon returned to men’s basketball practice Tuesday after completing a two-month suspension for a violation of department rules and policies. A statement from the athletic department said there will be no other comment on the situation. Duhon was arrested No... Read more »

Taylor thriving in increased leadership role for the Herd

Taylor thriving in increased leadership role for the Herd

Christian Hisman, Reporter
February 2, 2016
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Marshall University’s men’s basketball player Ryan Taylor is now in his third season with the Herd. The junior is having career numbers in points per game, assists per game and shooting percentage from the field. This season could be the most successful of Taylor’s three seasons with Marshall... Read more »

Men’s basketball falls to UAB in final seconds after controversial call

Men’s basketball falls to UAB in final seconds after controversial call

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter
February 1, 2016
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Fans jammed the Cam Henderson Center Saturday as Marshall University’s men’s basketball team fell to the University of Alabama at Birmingham, 81-78. The Herd fell one basket short on the day after a late-game call by the referees did not go the team’s way when a ball went out of bounds off of... Read more »

Herd track completes Marshall Invitational over weekend

February 1, 2016
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The Marshall University track and field team finished sixth out of 16 competing schools in the Marshall Invitational over the weekend at Jeff Small Track at the Chris Cline Athletic Complex in Huntington. Herd freshman Elisabeth Paulina delivered the top performance for the host school, breaking th... Read more »