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Hamilton’s uphill climb to stardom

Hamilton’s uphill climb to stardom

Troy Alexander, Reporter
December 12
Filed under SPORTS

Talequia Hamilton has had a basketball career more akin to an Oscar winning film than anything most NCAA players experience in their life. Hamilton, born and raised in the shadow of Marshall, first caught the eye of locals just a few miles away at Huntington High School. Huntington High, known for...

Marshall dominates Bluefield College en route to sixth win

Marshall dominates Bluefield College en route to sixth win

Jacob Griffith, Assistant Sports Editor, Reporter
December 12
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Back at home for the first time in two games, the Marshall women’s basketball team did everything it needed to do and then some in their 77-35 drubbing of the visiting Bluefield College Rams. It was a wire-to-wire victory for the Herd, who dominated the entirety of the first half, only allowing...

Herd look to continue hot streak at home versus Bluefield College

Troy Alexander and Jacob Griffith
December 9
Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd women's basketball team hopes to get back in their winning ways against the Bluefield College Rams Sunday at home. Marshall returns home after a road trip that saw them take on two Power-5 programs in Penn State and North Carolina. The Herd try to remain undefeated...

Herd return home for meeting with Toledo

Herd return home for meeting with Toledo

Jacob Griffith, Assistant Sports Editor, Reporter
December 8
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Following their second straight loss, the Marshall men’s basketball team returns to the friendly confines of the Cam Henderson Saturday night for a meeting with Toledo Rockets of the Mid- American Conference. Marshall (5-3) enters the game on a two-game losing streak, returning home after their firs...

Herd set to face rival Bobcats

Herd set to face rival Bobcats

Jacob Griffith, Assistant Sports Editor, Reporter
November 28
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...

Hilltoppers brutalize Marshall in final game of season

Hilltoppers brutalize Marshall in final game of season

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
November 27
Filed under Football, MUTV, 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...

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 26
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...

Browning’s career night lifts Herd over Morehead State

Browning’s career night lifts Herd over Morehead State

Troy Alexander, Reporter
November 17
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...

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
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...

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
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...

Forty-six years later, time stands still

Forty-six years later, time stands still

Brooke Estep, Reporter
November 14
Filed under Football, NEWS, Showcase

“And in this moment once every year, throughout the town, throughout the school, time stands still.” These words from “We Are Marshall” ring in the ears of every Huntingtonian when November comes, year after year. If you asked, many would tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing t...

Herd to face FAMU in home-opener

Herd to face FAMU in home-opener

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor
November 14
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 ...