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Thundering Herd women’s soccer in must-win situation against Charlotte

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s soccer team has one game remaining in the regular season, with a potential spot in the conference tournament still undecided. The final game is scheduled to be played Friday against the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 49ers. “It’s win... Read more »

Lone goal enough for Thundering Herd Victory

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
October 22, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University women’s soccer team was victorious against the University of El Paso at Texas. This improves the overall record to 5-7-4 and conference record to 3-4-2. “The one area we wanted to be better at today was in the first fifteen minutes,” head coach Kevin Long said. “So... Read more »

Herd football can start win-streak against Charlotte

Herd football can start win-streak against Charlotte

Troy Alexander, Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

A week after earning their first conference win of the season, the Thundering Herd will try to earn its second conference win this weekend against the Charlotte 49ers. The Herd is coming off a late win it earned with an impressive goal line stand in the final minute of play versus Florida Atlantic ... Read more »

Marshall men’s soccer heads to higher altitude this weekend

Marshall men’s soccer heads to higher altitude this weekend

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
October 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University men’s soccer team will travel to play New Mexico University for their second to last road trip of the season. This is the fourth remaining game on the schedule. “It is a cross country trek for us,” assistant coach Thomas Olivier said. "Traveling late in the season impacts our ... Read more »

Marshall tight end named to midseason Mackey Award watch list

October 13, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Marshall tight end Ryan Yurachek has been named to the John Mackey Award’s midseason watch list, the Marshall University Athletics Department announced Wednesday afternoon. The Mackey Award is annually given to the most outstanding tight end in all of NCAA Division 1 college football. Through his... Read more »

Women’s soccer prepare for final regular season road trip

Women’s soccer prepare for final regular season road trip

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
October 10, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University women’s soccer team is scheduled to play Florida International University and Florida Atlantic University. The team has four games remaining with a post season berth at stake. “We can’t look at the four games left, we have to look at the first game ahead of us,” Marsh... Read more »

Women’s soccer grinds to a halt

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
October 9, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University women’s soccer team was defeated by Middle Tennessee State University 2-0 Sunday. This changes the Thundering Herd’s overall record 4-6-3 overall with 2-3-1 record in conference. “They wanted it more, point blank,” Marshall University head coach Kevin Long said after... Read more »

Marshall football begins Conference USA play Saturday

Marshall football begins Conference USA play Saturday

Jacob Griffith, Assistant Sports Editor, Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Fresh off their third-consecutive loss, Marshall University’s football team now turns its attention to the Herd’s first Conference-USA opponent of the season, the University of North Texas Mean Green. The Herd and the Mean Green have only met two previous times, both games being played in the frie... Read more »

Herd women’s soccer back at the Vet. this weekend

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
October 3, 2016
Filed under SPORTS

Women’s soccer is scheduled to return to Huntington this weekend. Games are scheduled to be played Friday evening and Sunday afternoon by the Marshall University women’s team. They will enter with an overall record of 3-5-3 and 1-2-1 in conference. The women’s team had two weeks on the road,... Read more »

Herd football has first three game losing streak since 2010

Herd football has first three game losing streak since 2010

Joseph Ashley, Reporter
October 2, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University was defeated by the University of Pittsburgh Panthers 43 – 27 Saturday. This is the first time since 2010 Marshall has had a three game losing streak. “We got it to a one score and couldn’t finish it,” Marshall University head coach Doc Holliday said. “Every goa... Read more »

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 »