The Parthenon

Behind the scenes of the unsung hero of Marshall men’s basketball

Behind the scenes of the unsung hero of Marshall men’s basketball

Staff Report

January 21, 2020

Normally athletes and coaches dominate the headlines for the Marshall Univeristy men’s basketball team, but the director of the men’s basketball operations provides a different hero to the story. Despite not being recognized for his importance, Neal Scaggs, the director of operations, has remained...

Athlete of the Week: Taevion Kinsey, Men’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Taevion Kinsey, Men’s Basketball

Staff Report

January 21, 2020

Position: Guard Class: Sophomore Height: 6’5 Weight: 185 lbs. Hometown: Columbus, Ohio RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK:  29 points, 11 rebounds vs. Charlotte (77-75, L) 18 points, 4 assists vs. Old Dominion (68-67, W) After leading the Marshall University basketball team in scorin...

Women’s tennis completes MLK Invitational

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 21, 2020

The Marshall University women’s tennis team started their spring season at the MLK Invitational this past weekend at Indiana University. All six girls competed at the event going up against Northern Illinois, Marquette, Wright State, DePaul and Indiana. Freshman Jutte Van Hansewyck and Sophomore...

Men’s Basketball prepares for matchup against WKU

Men’s Basketball prepares for matchup against WKU

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

January 21, 2020

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team looks to start a winning streak as it plays the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Thursday night and travels to Bowling Green, KY for a rematch with the Hilltoppers, its Conference USA travel partner, Saturday night.   The Herd is entering the week with a 9-10 reco...

Herd men’s basketball survives against the Monarchs, 68-67

Herd men’s basketball survives against the Monarchs, 68-67

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 19, 2020

The Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs with the final score of 68-67 Saturday evening at the Cam Henderson Center. Coming off of two previous losses to UAB and Charlotte, the Herd made a comeback and improved its record to 9-10 (3-3 Conference USA) overall. “My...

49ers outlast Herd men’s basketball, 77-75

49ers outlast Herd men’s basketball, 77-75

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

January 17, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team was defeated by the University of North Carolina-Charlotte 49ers on Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center with a final score of 77-75. The Herd drops to 8-10 (2-3 Conference USA) on the season, while the 49ers improve to 10-5 (4-0 C-USA). "Tough...

Herd women’s basketball picks up conference win over Blazers, 61-56

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

January 12, 2020

Junior Taylor Pearson led the way with 17 points and eight rebounds as the Marshall University women’s basketball team defeated the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers Saturday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center. The final score was 61-56. “That was a good win for us,” Marshall Head...

Lady Raiders breeze past Thundering Herd women’s basketball, 75-55

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

January 9, 2020

The Marshall University women’s basketball team was defeated by the Middle Tennessee State University Lady Raiders on Thursday, with a final score of 75-55, at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd drops to 6-8 (1-2 Conference USA) on the season, while the Lady Raiders improve to 10-5 (2-1 C-USA). “I...

Former Marshall men’s soccer goalkeeper drafted as first round pick to LAFC

Former Marshall men’s soccer goalkeeper drafted as first round pick to LAFC

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

January 9, 2020

Paulo Pita, the Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil native and former Marshall University men’s soccer goalie, was drafted in the first round of the 2020 Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Thursday, Jan. 9. Pita will call Los Angeles, California, his new home as the Los Angeles Football Club selected him as...

Herd men’s basketball tops EKU, wins third straight game

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

The Marshall University men’s basketball team picked up its third straight win over the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels on Thursday evening at the Cam Henderson Center, with a final score of 90-72. Marshall improved to 5-6 on the season while Eastern Kentucky dropped to 3-8. This marks Herd...

Former Herd men’s soccer player to host ZEE Soccer Christmas Camp

Former Herd men’s soccer player to host ZEE Soccer Christmas Camp

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

December 14, 2019

Former Marshall University men’s soccer goalkeeper, Paulo Pita, will be hosting a two-day soccer camp with ZEE Goalkeeper Academy before leaving the state of West Virginia one final time. The ZEE Goalkeeper Academy, owned by Rick Zucchi, is based in Port Orange, Florida. Zucchi gave Pita ownership...

Men’s basketball breaks three-game losing streak over Bluefield State

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

December 12, 2019

Marshall University men’s basketball Head Coach Dan D’Antoni picked up his 99th win as the Herd defeated the Bluefield State Big Blues on Wednesday evening at the Cam Henderson Center, with a final score of 86-50. The Herd found its way back into the winning column, picking up its third win of...