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Herd ends Bulldog win streak in 31-10 victory

Herd ends Bulldog win streak in 31-10 victory

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 17, 2019

The Marshall University football team mutually agreed that the 75 victims from the 1970 plane crash were with them against Louisiana Tech Friday night from the coincidences that lined up to propel the Herd to a 31-10 victory.  “It is definitely one of those things that shows they (the 75) are on our ...

Herd volleyball captures last regular season game win

Herd volleyball captures last regular season game win

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Marshall University volleyball pulled off the 3-1 victory over University of Alabama-Birmingham on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Cam Henderson Center. With this win, Marshall moves to 18-9 on the season with a 9-5 record in Conference USA and UAB drops to 12-14 (4-9 C-USA). “More than anything, we...

No. 13 Marshall men’s soccer racks up All-C-USA Selection Awards

No. 13 Marshall men’s soccer racks up All-C-USA Selection Awards

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Conference USA announced All-C-USA selections Tuesday, and No. 13 Marshall University men’s soccer continues to receive recognition as the team racked up several honors. Herd Head Coach Chris Grassie was named Conference USA Coach of the Year. Redshirt freshman forward Milo Yosef earned First...

No. 1 seed Thundering Herd men’s soccer to face No. 4 seed Kentucky in C-USA semifinals

No. 1 seed Thundering Herd men’s soccer to face No. 4 seed Kentucky in C-USA semifinals

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Following earlier this week’s All-Conference USA awards, the No. 1 seed and 13th ranked Marshall University men’s soccer team is set to compete against the No. 4 seed and 15th ranked University of Kentucky in the semifinals of the 2019 C-USA Tournament on Thursday evening in Norfolk, Va. “I...

No. 1 seed Thundering Herd men’s soccer to face No. 4 seed Kentucky in C-USA semifinals

No. 1 seed Thundering Herd men’s soccer to face No. 4 seed Kentucky in C-USA semifinals

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Following the All-Conference USA awards earlier this week, the No. 1 seed and 13th ranked Marshall University men’s soccer team is set to compete against the No. 4 seed and 15th ranked University of Kentucky in the semifinals of the 2019 C-USA Tournament on Thursday evening in Norfolk, Virginia. “I...

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: THE 75

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: THE 75

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

November 12, 2019

Each print publication, The Parthenon sports staff chooses a Marshall University athlete worthy of receiving the title of “Athlete of the Week.” While this recognition is almost always awarded to a player with outstanding performance in their sport, the recipient also displays what it means to be...

Herd to play memorial game under Friday night lights

Herd to play memorial game under Friday night lights

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Marshall University Thundering Herd will take the field to face off under the Friday night lights in a Conference USA battle against Louisiana Tech in the annual 75 game, which honors the lives lost in the 1970 Marshall team plane crash. “This game is the most important game we play every year,”...

Toledo’s 3-point shooting launch the Rockets past Herd

Toledo’s 3-point shooting launch the Rockets past Herd

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 10, 2019

The Toledo Rockets shot the lights out at the Cam Henderson Center Sunday afternoon propelling them past the Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team 96-70. “Obviously they (Toledo) shot the tar out of it, especially early,” Head Coach Dan D’Antoni said after the loss. Toledo caught...

Women’s basketball starts season 2-0 with win over Norfolk State

Women’s basketball starts season 2-0 with win over Norfolk State

Mike Dotson, Reporter

November 10, 2019

Three-point shooting success lifts Marshall over the Spartans of Norfolk State to give the Herd its second win on the season. Marshall University women’s basketball team defeated Norfolk State by a score of 75-69 Saturday in the Cam Henderson Center. Marshall shot 42.3% from the three-point line...

No. 14 Herd men’s soccer defeats No. 19 FIU, claims C-USA regular season title

No. 14 Herd men’s soccer defeats No. 19 FIU, claims C-USA regular season title

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 9, 2019

With the dominance of junior forward Jamil Roberts’ two goals and redshirt senior goalkeeper Paulo Pita’s six saves, the No. 14 Marshall University Thundering Herd men’s soccer team claimed the 2019 Conference USA regular season title after defeating No. 19 Florida International University Panthers...

Herd men’s basketball opens 2019-2020 season with win over RMU

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2019

The Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the Robert Morris University Colonials with a final score of 67-60 on Thursday evening at the Cam Henderson Center. Junior guard Jarrod West led the Herd in points with 20. Sophomore guard Taevion Kinsey followed behind with 12 and junior forward...

Women’s basketball wins season opener

Women’s basketball wins season opener

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Winning its first game of the season by 49 points, the Marshall University women’s basketball team defeated Kentucky Christian University 89-40 on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the Cam Henderson Center. Beginning the game on a 21-0 run, the Thundering Herd’s lead was never in doubt. “It’s good to...