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Marshall football fall short on senior day

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd football team came up just short on senior day Saturday at Joan C. Edwards stadium against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles with a final score of 28-27. The classic Conference USA matchup between the Thundering Herd and the Golden Eagles came down to the last seconds as...

Marshall basketball season tips off tonight

Marshall basketball season tips off tonight

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall basketball season is here. Both the men’s and women’s teams open season play tonight at the Cam Henderson Center. Marshall women’s basketball takes on the Longwood Lancers at 5 p.m. The men’s team will play host to the University of Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at 8 p.m. The men’s basketba...

Thundering Herd football hoping to end losing streak against WKU Saturday

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football (6-3, 3-2) looks to bounce back this Saturday at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium where they will take on Western Kentucky University (5-4, 3-2). This week marks the anniversary of the young Thundering Herd tragedy. “They understand the importance of this game and what it means, not only...

Marshall football attempts to bounce back in Florida

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

  By: Kyle Curley The Parthenon The Marshall football team (6-2, 3-1) will try to bounce back this week in Boca Raton, Florida where they will face Florida Atlantic University (5-3, 4-0). Marshall leads the all-time series between the two schools, 4-0. Captains for this week will be Chase H...

Marshall reigns victorious, defeats West Virginia Tech 99-81

October 29, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

Though the Marshall men’s basketball team has lost some familiar faces with the departures of Kyrie Allison, Terrence Thomson, Steve Browning, Austin Loop and Ryan Taylor, the team secured its first exhibition win of the season Sunday, with a 99-81 victory over West Virginia Tech. In the first half of th...

FIU Panthers end Marshall football win streak

FIU Panthers end Marshall football win streak

Brigham Warf, For The Parthenon

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

​Richard Crank The FIU Panthers traveled to Huntington and stunned Marshall’s football team with a final score of 41-30 to end the Herd’s five game win streak and undefeated conference record. ​The Herd was plagued by turnovers throughout the course of the game, one of which occurred during the se...

Marshall football prepares for the Panthers

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

  By KYLE CURLEY The Parthenon The Marshall  football team (6-1, 3-0) has won its last five games, including three in conference that have placed them tied for first place in the C-USA standings. Its next challenge comes in the form of a surging Florida International University (4-2, 2-1) ...

Marshall football heads to Murfreesboro

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

      Marshall football (5-1, 2-0) will continue to search for C-USA supremacy this Friday in Murfreesboro, Tennessee against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-4, 1-2). The all-time record between the two schools weighs in favor of The Thundering Herd, 4-2. “Like always, when you go on the road...

Marshall quarterback Chase-ing history

Marshall quarterback Chase-ing history

Kyle Curely, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Chase Litton has rewritten the history books with his performance on Saturday. The junior quarterback out of Tampa Bay has been on a roll this season, with his team now the victor in five of its six games. Marshall won 35-3 over the Old Dominion Monarchs in its homecoming game. Litton turned in ano...

Herd roll past Old Dominion Monarchs for homecoming victory

Brigham Warf, For The Parthenon

October 15, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Thundering Herd rolled past the Old Dominion Monarchs during Saturday’s homecoming matchup, securing a win with a final score of 35-3. “Anytime you can play great defense, special teams and not turn the ball over on offense we’re happy with the outcome,” head coach Doc Holliday said. “During...

Marshall football looks to continue win streak with homecoming game

Marshall football looks to continue win streak with homecoming game

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Richard Crank Marshall football (4-1, 1-0) regains its home field advantage this Saturday for the team’s homecoming game at Joan C. Edwards Stadium against conference rival Old Dominion University (2-2, 0-0). “It's great to be back home and have the opportunity to play a game again here,” Head...

Herd linebacker Young’s presence felt in debut

Herd linebacker Young’s presence felt in debut

October 10, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football gained a key piece of its defense back prior to kick off against the Charlotte 49ers in linebacker Juwon Young, a transfer from Miami (Fla.). Young was suspended for the first four games this season for violating department rules while with the Hurricanes in June 2016. “He’...