The Parthenon

Charles Huff was named Marshall University’s head coach in January 2021.

Welcome to the Herd

Charles Huff June 1, 2021

The first thing that needs to be said to all new students is “Welcome to the Herd”. Since my arrival to Huntington at the beginning of this year, I have heard this statement many times in...

Marshall's men's soccer head coach, Chris Grassie.

Grassie continues to strive for success

Tyler Kennett, Contributer June 1, 2021

After leading Marshall men’s soccer to the first Divi- sion I championship in Marshall athletics history, head coach Chris Grassie has signed a five-year extension that keeps him under contract...

The game-winning goal was assisted by junior midfielder Vitor Dias and made by senior wing Jamil Roberts in the 1-0 victory. | Austin O'Connor (@oco_photo)

Marshall men’s soccer wins first national title

Noah Hickman, Assistant Sports Editor May 18, 2021

On Monday night, No. 10 Marshall scored the golden goal against No. 3 Indiana in overtime to become national champions for the first time in program history. The goal was assisted by junior midfielder...

Senior Jamil Roberts and junior Vinicius Fernandes (front) celebrates with the rest of his teammates after winning the 2020 Conference USA championship.

Marshall men’s soccer, back-to-back C-USA champs

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor April 19, 2021

In front of a sellout crowd at Hoops Family Field, the No. 9 Marshall men’s soccer team defeated No. 12 Charlotte Sunday, capturing the 2020 Conference USA title and an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Going...

Herd softball takes series over FAU

Noah Hickman, Reporter April 19, 2021

After four tightly contested contests with the Florida Atlantic Owls, the Marshall softball team won three out of four, earning a series victory in its final home series of the season. The Herd improved...

The Marshall infield gathers at the circle during a matchup with Bellarmine Saturday, March 27.

Softball prepares for home series against FAU

Noah Hickman, Reporter April 13, 2021

Following a series loss against Middle Tennessee to begin Conference USA play, the Herd softball team returns home to take on the Florida Atlantic Owls for a four-game series April 16-18.   Marshall...

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Grant Wells throws to redshirt senior tight end Xavier Gaines in warmups prior to 2020’s season opener against Eastern Kentucky.

Spring game to showcase Huff’s Herd

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor April 13, 2021

Providing a first look at the revamped Marshall football team, the 2021 Green-White spring game at 3 p.m. Saturday will showcase the direction the program is headed under first-year head coach Charles...

Freshman catcher Kat Sackett was a bright spot for the Herd in game one during a dull weekend. She hit two home runs on her two hits, racking up six RBIs.

Herd softball loses opening conference series of the season against MTSU

Noah Hickman, Reporter April 12, 2021

After winning the first game of the four-game series with Middle Tennessee, the Marshall softball team lost its next three games against the Blue Raiders, starting the conference season 1-3. Pitching...

Men's soccer heads to UAB for penultimate regular-season game

Men’s soccer heads to UAB for penultimate regular-season game

Noah Hickman, Reporter April 8, 2021

Coming off a 1-0 win against Florida Atlantic, the Marshall men’s soccer team is set to play the penultimate game of its regular season Saturday at Bartow Arena against the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Despite...

Freshman Abi Hugh directs her teammate in hopes up settng up a through-pass during a contest with WVU Tech Sunday, March 28. Marshall won the game 7-1, with Hugh scoring three goals. She has seven goals on the season, the team lead.

Herd women’s soccer ramping up for season finale

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor April 6, 2021

After falling at Charlotte Tuesday afternoon, the Marshall women’s soccer team shifts its focus to Friday when it will take on Middle Tennessee at Hoops Family Field in the regular season finale. Marshall...

Junior guard Taevion Kinsey pulls up for a jumper against North Texas Saturday, Feb. 27. He scored 18 points, helping lead a Jarrod West-less Marshall basketball team to a 73-72 victory.

Kinsey is back

Noah Hickman, Reporter April 2, 2021

Junior guard Taevion Kinsey announced Friday that he is returning for his senior season as a part of the Marshall men’s basketball team. “I will be removing my name (from the NBA Draft) and will...

Jarrod West brings the ball up the court against North Texas Friday, Feb. 26 in one of his final appearances in the Cam Henderson Center. West injured his ankle in the contest, missing the following day’s game - the only missed game of his career.

SPORTS COLUMN: Farewell Jarrod West

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

Announcing his decision Wednesday afternoon — Jarrod West will be moving on from Marshall to play his final year of eligibility at one of three schools: Louisville, Ohio State or Pittsburgh. Wherever...

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