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Marshall football team’s performance through first three games of the season

Bradley Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor
September 24, 2015
Filed under Football, OPINION, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team’s 45-7 win against Norfolk State University Saturday marked the first quarter of the Herd’s 2015 season with the team having played three of its 12 total games. With 25 percent of the schedule complete, it’s an optimal juncture to examine which aspects of...

Herd football team yet to announce starting kicker for season opener

Herd football team yet to announce starting kicker for season opener

Josh Hughes, reporter
September 2, 2015
Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

As the 2015 Thundering Herd football campaign approaches, many players have won and lost their respective position battles. The starting kicker spot, however, is one that still needs to be filled before the season opens against the Purdue Boilermakers this Sunday. Last season, kicker Justin Haig...

Kicking Off Football Season with Green Fridays

Kicking Off Football Season with Green Fridays

Ashley Sodosky, reporter
August 31, 2015
Filed under Football, NEWS

Marshall University and Herd fans will wear school colors on Fridays starting Sept. 4 for “Green Fridays” in participation with the 10th annual National College Colors Day. Marshall students and Herd fans are encouraged to wear green every Friday throughout football season. The first Green Frid...

Herd football to play first scrimmage

Herd football to play first scrimmage

Jill Shemanski, Reporter
April 8, 2015
Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team is preparing for the 2015 spring season and the Green and White Spring Game April 25. The team will head to The Greenbrier Saturday for its first intra-squad scrimmage. Rising junior player Michael Selby said going to The Greenbrier is not something they get to ex...

Opportunity to renew football tickets passed, those seats are now ‘clear and open’

Opportunity to renew football tickets passed, those seats are now ‘clear and open’

Mercedez Speight, Reporter
April 2, 2015
Filed under Football, NEWS

The Marshall University ticket office is getting ready for football season in the fall. The ticket office wrapped up renewal ticket sales for those who had tickets in the past. Aaron Goebbel, associate athletic director for external affairs said this week the ticket office is in a transition peri...

Herd football reveals 2015 schedule

Herd football reveals 2015 schedule

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor
February 3, 2015
Filed under Football, SPORTS

C-USA and Marshall University football announced its 2015 regular season schedule Monday. Coming off a 13-1 season, the defending C-USA champion will look to carry its success from 2014 into a new season. The Thundering Herd will open the 2015 season at home against the Purdue University Boilermakers Sept. 5....

Herd football defeats Golden Eagles

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor
November 10, 2014
Filed under Football, SPORTS

Down 14-0 before ever having the offense take the field is exactly the kind of adversity Marshall University head coach Doc Holliday has been talking about all season. Fortunately for the Thundering Herd, it was able to respond with overwhelming force, outscoring the University of Southern Mississippi...