The Parthenon

Herd women’s basketball falls short to ODU at home

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 23, 2020

Marshall University’s women’s basketball comeback fell short 64-54 to the Old Dominion Monarchs on Saturday in the Cam Henderson Center. “You have to begin by crediting Old Dominion,” Head Coach Tony Kemper said. “That’s one of the better teams in our league. I thought they were here ready...

Herd Men’s Basketball Powers its way to a 74-66 win over ODU to Start Bonus Play

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 23, 2020

All five starters for the Herd scored double-figures as the Marshall University men’s basketball defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs 74-63 Saturday night in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 14-14 overall (8-7 Conference USA), while the Monarchs fell to 11-17 overall (7-8...

Men’s Golf heads West for second tournament of the spring season

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 20, 2020

The Marshall University men’s golf team is back in action this weekend as the team heads into its second tournament of the spring season starting on Feb. 22 at Loyola Intercollegiate in Goodyear, Arizona. The Herd is showcasing six players in the three-day, 54-hole event at Palm Valley Golf Course....

Fencing Club makes a point

Fencing Club makes a point

Hunter Deem, Reporter

February 18, 2020

After mentioning he was once captain of the University of Southern California’s fencing team, a student approached Del Chrol and asked him to be the adviser for Marshall University’s fencing club. Del Chrol, the program director for Classics at MU, said he enjoys fencing because anyone can do it.  ...

Marshall women’s hoops travels to WKU, face ODU at home

Marshall women’s hoops travels to WKU, face ODU at home

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 18, 2020

The Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will travel to Bowling Green, Kentucky to take on the Western Kentucky University Lady Toppers at 7 p.m. Thursday, and then will return home to play host to the Old Dominion Monarchs at 3 p.m. Saturday. The Herd is entering the week...

Athlete of the Week: Aly Harrell, Softball

Athlete of the Week: Aly Harrell, Softball

Staff Report

February 18, 2020

ABOUT ALY HARRELL: Position: First Base Class: Junior Height: 5’7 Hometown: Gahanna, OH RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK:  One home run, three RBI, two runs, four putouts vs. Lipscomb (14-6, L) One hit, two putouts vs. Chattanooga (10-8, L) One home run, four RBI, one double, two hit...

Dear Student Athlete…

Dear Student Athlete…

Brittany Hively, Online Editor

February 18, 2020

Recently, my 6-year-old Ben and I attended our first Marshall basketball game. Well actually, it was our first basketball game ever.  My son had the time of his life. He met his favorite player and decided that he wants to pursue basketball.  My son who hates crowds, unknown situations and chaos was standing on the sidelines watc...

Great Shooting for Marshall Women’s Hoops Propelled It to a 76-66 Win Over UTEP

Great Shooting for Marshall Women’s Hoops Propelled It to a 76-66 Win Over UTEP

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 16, 2020

Now winners of four of its last five games, the Marshall University women’s basketball team defeated UTEP 76-66 Saturday afternoon in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 11-13 overall (6-7 Conference USA), while the Miners fell to 13-11 overall (6-7 C-USA). “How about...

Perfect Night at the Line Gives Herd Women’s Basketball 66-53 win over the Roadrunners

Perfect Night at the Line Gives Herd Women’s Basketball 66-53 win over the Roadrunners

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Propelled by a perfect shooting percentage from the free throw line, Marshall University’s women’s basketball defeated UTSA 66-53 Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 10-13 overall (5-7 Conference USA), while the Roadrunners fell to 6-17 overall (2-10 C-USA). “It...

Herd men’s basketball prepares for Texas two-step road trip

Herd men’s basketball prepares for Texas two-step road trip

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

Looking to improve its ranking in Conference USA before pod play begins next week, the Marshall University basketball team will travel to Texas for a two-game road swing this weekend against the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Texas at El Paso.   Marshall is currently tied for sixth place in the C...

Marshall women’s hoops begins two-game homestand Thursday

Marshall women’s hoops begins two-game homestand Thursday

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 11, 2020

The Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s basketball team comes home to play host to the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners at 6p.m. Thursday and the University of Texas-El Paso Miners at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Herd is entering the week with a 9-13 record (4-7 Conference USA) after...

Athlete of the Week: Mikel Beyers, men’s basketball

Athlete of the Week: Mikel Beyers, men’s basketball

Staff Report

February 11, 2020

ABOUT MIKEL BEYERS: Position: Forward Class: Junior Height:6'9 Weight: 215 lbs. Hometown: Houston, TX RESULTS OVER THE PAST WEEK: 6 points, 2 three-pointers vs. Southern Miss (72-58, W) 24 points, 6 rebounds, 6 three-pointers vs. Louisiana Tech (83-79, W) After a career best...