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Charles Huff Named Head Football Coach

Charles Huff Named Head Football Coach
January 17, 2021

  On Sunday, Marshall University announced the head football coach position will go to former University of Alabama coach, Charles Huff. He joins the Herd a week after helping lead the Alabama...

No. 15 Herd to face Rice Owls on Senior Day

Marshall wide receiver Artie Henry jumped over Middle Tennessee State to avoid being tackled.
December 1, 2020

In its home finale against Rice (1-2, 1-2), the Marshall University football team (7-0, 4-0) can accomplish Saturday its first undefeated home regular season since 2015. “It’s nice to be at home,”...

Run, Pace, Race 100 Miles

HollyAnn Swann and Caleb Bowen (Left) and Dan Green (Right) in the midst of running in their respective races.
December 1, 2020

The coronavirus has prevented a lot of challenges when it comes to competing in sports. Many sports were not able to participate in their respective seasons, causing them to be moved to the spring. However,...

Herd men’s basketball defeats Red Wolves in home opener, 70-56

November 27, 2020

After not playing a basketball game for 260 days, the Marshall University men’s basketball team took the court at the Cam Henderson Center and defeated the Arkansas State Red Wolves, 70-56.   The...

Men’s basketball prepares for season opener

November 17, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team is one week away from its 2020-21 season opener against Coppin State Wednesday, Nov. 25. Two days later, the team will play another home game Friday, Nov....

Herd football racks up awards, game postponed by Charlotte

Marshall quarterback Grant Wells throws a pass over MTSU’s defensive back Jorden Starling (49) on Nov. 14
November 17, 2020

Coming off a 42-14 victory over the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders, the undefeated and nationally ranked Marshall University Thundering Herd football team will not be preparing to take...

No. 16 Thundering Herd honors 75, defeats Blue Raiders on 50th Anniversary

November 14, 2020

On the 50th Anniversary of the Marshall Plane Crash, the Marshall Thundering Herd football team defeated the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders with a final score of 42-14 at Joan C. Edwards...

A message from Marshall Head Football Coach

A message from Marshall Head Football Coach
November 10, 2020

Students:  This week is the most important week of the year for our Marshall Thundering Herd football program. This week is for the 75.  Marshall University is like no other place I have ever been....

Athletes of the Week: The 75

Athletes of the Week: The 75
November 10, 2020

On a standard week, The Parthenon’s sports staff would be honoring a current Marshall athlete for his or her performance from the previous week.  But on this week every November, it is not an ordinary...

No. 16 Herd to face Blue Raiders on 50th Anniversary

November 10, 2020

On the 50th Anniversary of the Marshall Plane Crash, the Marshall University football team will take on the Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Marshall head coach...

Undefeated No. 16 Marshall outlasts Minutemen

November 7, 2020

The No. 16 Marshall University Thundering Herd football team returned back to Huntington, West Virginia to face the University of Massachusetts Minutemen at Joan C. Edwards Stadium, where the Herd won...

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