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Herd men’s soccer falls to Vaqueros

Herd men’s soccer falls to Vaqueros

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Marshall University Men’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday night by losing 3-2 to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Tuesday night the Herd and the Vaqueros of UT-RGV met up on the soccer pitch for the first meeting between the two programs. The game was an...

Cross country wins big at Adidas Winthrop Invitational

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd men and women’s cross-country teams raced Saturday Sept. 14 in Rock Hill, South Carolina for the 36th annual Adidas Winthrop Invitational. “Coming out on top in both men and women’s was our goal,” Assistant Coach Caleb Bowen said. “This was just the...

Herd football uses bye week to prepare for future games

Herd football uses bye week to prepare for future games

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Marshall football team looks to take advantage of this week’s bye before facing a tough American Athletic Conference Cincinnati team in Huntington. “I think in the past we’ve done a good job with bye weeks,” Head Coach Doc Holliday said. “The kids start getting beat down with the number...

Women’s soccer wins on senior night

Women’s soccer wins on senior night

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

The Marshall University women’s soccer team won its second game of the season Sunday with a pair of goals by junior Mary Lawman. The Herd (2-5-0) capped senior day with a 3-1 win over the High Point Panthers (1-6-0) at Hoops Family Field. Marshall recognized seven senior players, Marah Abu-Tayeh,...

Division I athlete dedicates life to soccer, son

Division I athlete dedicates life to soccer, son

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

As a native of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Marshall men’s soccer redshirt senior goalkeeper Paulo Pita has had the dream of playing professional soccer turned into reality. Prior to playing collegiate soccer for the Herd, Pita played for the Golden Eagles at the University of Charleston in Charleston,...

Co-Athlete of the Week: Lindsay Langley and Destiny Leon

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

September 17, 2019

  ABOUT LINDSAY LANGLEY: Position: Goalkeeper Height: 5’4 Class: Sophomore Hometown: Springfield, OR Last week’s results High Point University, W 3-1  1 GA (goals allowed), 9 SV (saves) Marshall women’s soccer sophomore goalkeeper Lindsay Langley was named Confere...

Marshall swim and dive hosted first alumni meet

Marshall swim and dive hosted first alumni meet

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Marshall swim and dive hosted it’s first alumni meet last Saturday, Sept. 14.

Marshall vs Ohio (Battle for the Bell) Gallery

Marshall vs Ohio (Battle for the Bell) Gallery

Richard Crank, Photographer

September 15, 2019

Check out these photos from the Battle for the Bell where Marshall faced Ohio and won 33-31.

Herd brings home the bell after defeating Bobcats

Herd brings home the bell after defeating Bobcats

Michael Dotson, Reporter

September 14, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd ran its way to victory Saturday night against Ohio University Bobcats to collect its second win of the season. The Herd beat the Bobcats, 33-31. Without Tyler King, the first-string running back released last week, the Herd was able to make the game a running batt...

Marshall downs South Carolina in Conference USA home opener

Marshall downs South Carolina in Conference USA home opener

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s soccer team defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks in its home Conference USA opener Saturday afternoon with a final score of 2-0 at Hoops Family Field. Marshall improved to 4-0-1 (1-0-0 C-USA) and South Carolina fell to 3-2-0 (0-1-0 C-USA). “It was great,”...

Marshall students remember friend with 7v7 football tournament

Marshall students remember friend with 7v7 football tournament

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 14, 2019

Images from the Colby Brown 7v7 Flag Football tournament. Marshall students played in honor of the late Colby Brown with a flag football tournament on Friday, Sept. 13. The Colby Brown Invitational was hosted by Marshall’s Campus Activities Board and had a total of six teams participate in the single elimination tournament. Brown was a graduate of Cameron High School in Cameron, W.Va. While in high school, Br...

Marshall Women’s Golf team places second in season opener

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 13, 2019

Marshall’s Women’s Golf team traveled to Pawley’s Island, South Carolina and played in the Golfweek Program Championship. The team finished second overall as a team, just four strokes shy of finishing first. “They fought hard,” Head Coach Brooke Burkhammer said. “They started off strong,...