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Herd men’s basketball continues to practice for 2020-21 season

Men's Basketball Conference Schedule

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

October 27, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team is continuing to practice and prepare for the 2020-21 season as planned. Marshall men’s basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said the team is ready to play basketball, despite COVID-19 abruptly ending its last season earlier than expected. “(It’s)...

No. 19 Herd, Panthers matchup postponed

The Marshall University football team's offense attempts to make an offensive play agains the FAU Owls during its Homecoming Game on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

October 27, 2020

The No. 19 Marshall Thundering Herd football team will not be making a trip to visit the Sunshine State this week. The Herd was supposed to take on Florida International University Panthers, but due to COVID-19 issues at FIU, the game has been postponed. FIU released Tuesday that due to the lack of...

Athlete of the Week: Brenden Knox, football

Brenden Knox

Staff Report

October 27, 2020

ABOUT Brenden Knox: POSITION: Running Back CLASS: Redshirt Junior HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 223lbs HOMETOWN: Columbus, Ohio PERFORMANCE:  156 all-purpose yards (101 rushing; 55 receiving), One receiving TD After compiling 156 all-purpose yards and accomplishing a feat he had yet t...

No. 22 Herd defeats Owls, remains undefeated

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

October 24, 2020

The Marshall University football team wrapped up its homecoming week Saturday with a home conference win over the Florida Atlantic University Owls with a final score of 20-9.   The Herd (5-0, 3-0 Conference USA) remains undefeated overall this season.   Marshall head coach Doc Holliday...

Marshall men’s basketball back in action

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

October 20, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team officially began practicing Tuesday in the Cam Henderson Center. This is the first time the team will be practicing together since the coronavirus stopped all sports play back in March. The Herd was in the middle of competing for the Conference USA Championship...

Athlete of the Week: Artie Henry, football

Athlete of the Week: Artie Henry, football

Staff Report

October 20, 2020

Playing his first game in over a year, redshirt senior Artie Henry has earned athlete of the week honors after his three reception, 72-yard and one touchdown performance against Louisianan Tech. The last time Henry caught a ball or even took a snap was more than 13 months ago when Marshall defeated...

No. 22 Herd, Owls to square off for Homecoming game

No. 22 Herd, Owls to square off for Homecoming game

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

October 20, 2020

The Marshall University Thundering Herd football team is returning home this week after competing in two consecutive road games against Western Kentucky University and Louisiana Tech University. The Herd (4-0, 2-0 Conference USA) is coming off a 35-17 win against the Bulldogs last weekend. Marshall...

Eli Neal named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2020

Playing an integral role in dominating Louisiana Tech’s ground attack, sophomore linebacker Eli Neal was named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday. It is the third time this season that a Marshall player has earned the honor. Fellow linebacker Tavante Beckett...

Herd, Bulldogs to face tough conference matchup

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

October 13, 2020

Coming off a 38-14 win last weekend against the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers, the Marshall Thundering Herd football team will travel to Ruston, Louisiana to take on the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs on Saturday, Oct. 17. This will be the Herd’s (3-0, 1-0 Conference USA) second away...

Athletes of the Week: The Offensive Line

Athletes of the Week: The Offensive Line

Staff Report

October 13, 2020

Left Tackle: Josh Ball, redshirt senior (6-8, 309) Left Guard: Alex Mollette, redshirt senior (6-3, 294) Center: Alex Salguero, redshirt senior (6-4, 324) Right Guard: Cain Madden, redshirt senior (6-3, 313) Right Tackle: Will Ulmer, redshirt senior (6-5, 314) Primarily due to their performance...

Beckett honored as C-USA Defensive Player of the Week

#4 Tavante Beckett

Staff Report

October 13, 2020

Following his performance last weekend against the Western Kentucky University Hilltoppers, Herd football’s own redshirt senior linebacker, Tavante Beckett, was named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week. Beckett had two solo tackles and three fumble recoveries for 38-yards, in which tied...

Marshall tops WKU

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

October 11, 2020

​In control of the game from the first drive to the last, the Marshall University football team routed Western Kentucky 38-14 on Saturday in Bowling Green, Kentucky, after a three-week break in action. ​“I was concerned with being off three weeks and being rusty and all that,” Head Coach Doc Holiday...