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Marshall football hits road for first time in 2016

Marshall football hits road for first time in 2016

Jacob Griffith, Assistant Sports Editor, Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

After falling to number-three Louisville last week in a lopsided affair, Marshall nowfaces yet another tough test against their second straight Atlantic Coastal Conference opponent, the Pittsburgh Panthers. Marshall enters Saturday’s showdown in the midst of their first two-game losing streak... Read more »

Marshall athletics opens time capsule after 25 years

Marshall athletics opens time capsule after 25 years

Jacob Griffith, Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Before Marshall University began construction on the now-named Shewey Building prior to the 1991 season, the athletic department opted to bury several items of interest on the grounds in a time capsule. On Tuesday, the athletic department unearthed that time capsule, unveiling treasures from pas... Read more »

C-USA commissioner on hand for Louisville game

Rick Farlow, Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Conference USA Commissioner Judy MacLeod was at Joan C. Edwards Stadium last Saturday as Marshall took on Louisville. The commissioner took questions from the press before the game to talk about the state of the conference and the impact that Marshall’s game against Louisville had. “Our AD’s... Read more »

Morrell makes most of first career start

Morrell makes most of first career start

Jacob Griffith, Assistant Sports Editor, Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

With the Louisville Cardinals on the schedule, this was shaping up to one of the biggest seasons in Marshall football history. But when game week arrived, the Thundering Herd were dealt a harsh blow – starting quarterback Chase Litton would miss the game. What’s more is that freshman quarterb... Read more »

Men’s soccer outlasts Owls

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University Thundering Herd men’s soccer team grinded out a victory against the Florida Atlantic University Owls Sunday. This improves the overall record to 5-4-0 and registers as the first win in conference play, making the record 1-1-0. “Call it lucky, but I like to think that we... Read more »

Louisville Cardinals defeat Thundering Herd

Louisville Cardinals defeat Thundering Herd

Joseph Ashley and Bob Wojcieszak
September 25, 2016
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University Thundering Herd was defeated by the Louisville Cardinals, 59-28, Saturday. This breaks the four game winning streak Marshall had over Louisville. “There’s no question that’s an excellent team we just got done playing, and that quarterback is a special guy,” Mar... Read more »

Louisville game expected to draw capacity crowd

Louisville game expected to draw capacity crowd

Rick Farlow, Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

A capacity crowd is expected this Saturday at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium for Marshall’s home football game against the University of Louisville, with an estimate of 39,000-40,000 attendees. Almost 6,200 available student tickets and Marshall Maniacs memberships were distributed by Wednesday, three... Read more »

Men’s soccer overcomes the Norse

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University men’s soccer team was victorious against the Northern Kentucky University Norse. This improves the overall record to 4-4-0 while not affecting the conference record, which stands at 0-1. “We needed to get back on the winning track,” Marshall University head coach Bob... Read more »

Soccer a family affair for Klodnicks

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
September 19, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Kent Klodnick paced down the sideline before staring down his camera from the sideline at Hoops family field. After a brief survey of the players on the pitch that evening, he found his initial target, his daughter McKenna starting at center back. Although all position players for the Thundering Herd... Read more »

Thundering Herd falls to Akron Zips

Thundering Herd falls to Akron Zips

Troy Alexander, Reporter
September 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

A week after their 62-0 victory against Morgan State, Marshall fell against the Akron Zips. The Herd gave up a quick touchdown from Akron quarterback Thomas Woodson to Michael Traylor-Bennet for eight yards, after moving down the field quickly with passes of 43 and 25 yards. The offense also looked... Read more »

Women’s soccer falls to Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
September 17, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s soccer team fell against the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers Thursday. This defeat makes the Thundering Herd 2-3-2 overall and, more importantly, 0-1 in conference play. “I thought we defended for too much of the game, and we bent until w... Read more »