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Men’s basketball uses three-pointer to down Mount St. Mary’s

Men’s basketball uses three-pointer to down Mount St. Mary’s

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s basketball senior guard Jon Elmore used his three-point shot Wednesday to lead the Herd to a 98-75 defeat of Mount St. Mary’s at the Henderson Center. Elmore said in a post-game press conference that he liked what he saw from his team, especially in the second half. “It...

Marshall football takes on UTSA in last home game of season

Marshall football takes on UTSA in last home game of season

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team looks to add another conference win at Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday at 2:30 p.m. against the University of Texas at San Antonio. Heading into the contest, Marshall is 6-3 overall and 4-2 in the Conference USA, while UTSA is 3-7 overall and 2-4 in C-USA. “Y...

Herd football report card

Herd football report card

Staff Report

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: B- The first half performance wasn’t great by any means and Marshall only had a three-point lead at halftime. What the run game did in the second half, however, was perhaps its best performance of the season. Brenden Knox, who has spent the majority of the season as the fourth running ba...

Herd men’s basketball to take on Mount St. Mary’s

Herd men’s basketball to take on Mount St. Mary’s

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team continues its three-game homestand Wednesday against the Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers in the Cam Henderson Center. “They play a very similar style to what we do,” head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “In fact, it’s the same defense and the same offense. I don’t...

Marshall hires new swim coach

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Swim and Dive

After beginning the 2018-19 season with interim head coach Teel Hartmann, the Marshall swimming and diving team hired former assistant coach Ian Walsh as permanent head coach Oct. 24. Walsh was an assistant coach for the Thundering Herd from 2013- 2016. “As an assistant, we were able to take a program...

Men’s basketball edges Hofstra

Men’s basketball edges Hofstra

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall’s men’s basketball team won its first home game Sunday, 76-72, over Hofstra at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd improved its record to 2-0 and Hofstra fell to 1-1. Marshall men’s basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said he was proud of his players. “I am really proud...

Knox, Herd football run over Charlotte

Knox, Herd football run over Charlotte

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall football team scored 17 unanswered third quarter points Saturday to defeat the Charlotte 49ers 30-13 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. With the win, the Herd improved to 6-3 (4-2 Conference USA), and Charlotte moved to 4-6 (3-3 C-USA). “I’m excited about our football team and the ...

Indiana State tops Herd in season opener

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team lost its season opener to the Indiana State Sycamores, 62-53, Wednesday at the Cam Henderson Center. “We all have to be better,” Marshall head coach Tony Kemper said. “It’s disappointing to start the year like that.” Both teams were...

Hal Greer to be honored by statue

Gretchen Kalar and Sydney Shelton

November 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

Marshall University will honor Hal Greer with a statue in 2019. President Jerry Gilbert has created a committee to focus on the state after he proposed the idea of a sculpture for a recognition of Hal Greer. “The committee has sent out a call for proposal,” Gilbert said. “We had six people express intere...

Marshall women’s basketball looking to improve from last season

Marshall women’s basketball looking to improve from last season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

After the Marshall women’s basketball team finished last season with a record of 9-20 overall (3-13 Conference USA), the Herd looks to turn things around with a new season. The Herd women take on Indiana State today at home for its season opener, and head coach Tony Kemper said he is hopeful for...

Men’s basketball newcomers ready to start 2018-19 season

Men’s basketball newcomers ready to start 2018-19 season

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Seven new members of the Marshall men’s basketball team will experience their first collegiate season, and the Herd gears up for its 2018-19 regular season. From high school to Division I basketball, Marshall’s roster includes six freshmen and one redshirt freshman. The rest of the roster is made u...

Herd men’s hoops takes on Eastern Kentucky to open season

Herd men’s hoops takes on Eastern Kentucky to open season

Michael Morgan, Contributor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team opens the 2018-2019 season today on the road against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. “We’re going to play hard,” head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “They’ll put on a show.” The Colonels finished last season with a record of 11-20 (5-13 Ohio Valley Conferen...