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Herd seniors victorious in final home game

Herd seniors victorious in final home game

Adam Polsky, Reporter
March 2, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team matched its win total from last season Saturday with a victory against Florida Atlantic University, 79-63, in the last home game of the 2014-2015 season. Seniors JP Kambola, Cheikh Sane and Shawn Smith were honored before tip off, and the Thundering Her...

Herd rolls FIU, secures C-USA tourney spot

Herd rolls FIU, secures C-USA tourney spot

Malcolm Walton, Reporter
February 27, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

  Marshall University’s men’s basketball team dominated Florida International University Thursday 87-69 on its way to its sixth win in its last nine games, securing the team a spot in the C-USA tournament. “It feels good,” said Ryan Taylor, sophomore small forward for the Herd. “It f...

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

Adam Polsky, Reporter
February 6, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s basketball extended its win streak to six straight games against Rice University Thursday in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd won in convincing fashion, 69-55, after taking the lead with 4:09 left in the first half and maintaining it for the remainder of the ...

GALLERY: Swimming and diving falls to WKU

GALLERY: Swimming and diving falls to WKU

Kasey Madden, Reporter
February 1, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University swimming and diving team lost to Western Kentucky University 180-108 Saturday in its last meet of the regular season. The team won three of the 16 events at the meet, including the 50 freestyle, 3-meter dive and 200 individual medley. Freshman Nele Albers from Ludinghausen...

Herd beats UTEP, snaps losing streak

Herd beats UTEP, snaps losing streak

By Adam Polsky, Reporter
January 26, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team snapped a nine game losing streak Saturday and won its first Conference USA contest of the season, 78-71, over University of Texas at El Paso in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd’s 42 first half points were the most in any opening period...

Gallery: March of remembrance for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gallery: March of remembrance for Martin Luther King, Jr.

By Caitlin Fowlkes, Reporter
January 21, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase

The Huntington community came together on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to march from the 16th Street Baptist Church to the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center 4:30 p.m. Preceding the march was a history of events leading up to the need for civil rights speech given by Sylvia Ridgeway,...

Herd victory for women’s basketball

Herd victory for women’s basketball

Bradley Heltzel, Contributor
January 15, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Senior forward Leah Scott and center Chukwuka Ezeigbo led Herd women's basketball as it rallied from a second-half deficit to defeat Florida International University 67-61 Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd’s first victory over FIU in the program’s history was its tenth win...

CELEBRATING LIFE AND LEGACY

CELEBRATING LIFE AND LEGACY

Jessica Starkey, Sports Editor
January 13, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, NEWS, Showcase

Marshall University and the Huntington community celebrated the life and legacy of President Stephen J. Kopp Tuesday in the Cam Henderson Center. Approximately 2,000 people came to pay their respects. Seats were filled with students, faculty, friends and family as speakers paid tribute to Kopp. Supreme...