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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’...

Herd football defeats Charlotte, tops last season’s win record

Herd football defeats Charlotte, tops last season’s win record

Adam Rogers, Sports Editor

October 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

CHARLOTTE, NC – Marshall’s defense continued its strong start to the 2017 season in the Thundering Herd’s 14-3 Conference USA win over Charlotte in Jerry Richardson Stadium Saturday night. The Herd (4-1, 1-0 Conference USA) limited the 49ers (0-6, 0-2) to just 212 yards of total offense a...

Marshall football to open conference play this Saturday

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

  Marshall football (3-1) has an opportunity on the road this Saturday to open conference play with a win against the Charlotte 49ers (0-5, 0-1) at Jerry Richardson Stadium. The last time these two conference rivals met, the 49ers came away victorious in 2016, 27-24. The loss is not forgott...

Yurachek’s three touchdown grabs help Thundering Herd upend Bearcats

Yurachek’s three touchdown grabs help Thundering Herd upend Bearcats

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Senior tight end Ryan Yurachek did something Saturday against the Cincinnati Bearcats a Thundering Herd football player had not done in nearly four years. Yurachek walked off the turf at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium with six catches for 77-yards and a hat trick of touchdown catches. Yurachek is t...

Marshall football wins big over Bearcats, 38-21

Marshall football wins big over Bearcats, 38-21

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Richard Crank Marshall football (3-1) reigned victorious over the Cincinnati Bearcats (2-3) Saturday night in the Queen City, 38-21, with Chase Litton and Ryan Yurachek connecting for three touchdowns at Nippert Stadium. The Herd got off to a quick start in Cincinnati, both offensively and defensive...

Marshall football to stampede into Cincinnati Saturday

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

  Richard Crank     By Kyle Curley The Parthenon The Thundering Herd will continue its 2017 season Saturday at 7 p.m. at Nippert Stadium against the Bearcats. The all-time series between the two schools weighs in favor of the University of Cincinnati, 8-3-1. The Bearcats are coming off ...

Rested, recuperated and ready for Cincinnati

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

  While the athletic engine is not something turned off frequently throughout a season, the Thundering Herd football team has an important open date this upcoming weekend before they head to Cincinnati to take on the Bearcats. For the athletes, it’s a much-needed time for rest and recuperat...

Marching Thunder “light up” the Joan with local high school bands

Buffy Six, Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under REPORTERS, SPORTS

    The Marching Thunder teamed up with five high school bands from around the Tri-State to give a halftime show performance of more than 500 musicians, majorettes and flag corps. Not only did the Thundering Herd football team stand victorious over Kent State, the Marching Thunder “lit up...

2017 Thundering Herd Hall of Fame class leave mark on campus

2017 Thundering Herd Hall of Fame class leave mark on campus

Luke Creasy, Contributer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

For some student athletes and coaches, once their days at the institution are through, their names leave with them. That is not the case for the nine new members of the Marshall Hall of Fame. Ahmad Bradshaw, Bob Gray, Eric Ihnat, Bill James, Katie Stein Mason, Amanda Williams Paz, Keith Veney, David ...