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Herd football returns to field for rematch against NC State

Herd football returns to field for rematch against NC State

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football (2-0) returns to Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday for its 7 p.m. matchup against NC State (2-0). “I think it’s a great opportunity for our program, our community and our fan base to showcase Marshall University on a national stage,” Marshall head coach Doc Holliday said. “What b...

The Greenbrier welcomes Williams sisters for Champions Tennis Classic

The Greenbrier welcomes Williams sisters for Champions Tennis Classic

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Tennis

  The Creekside Champions Tennis Classic took place last weekend at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Among multiple professional participants were tennis icons—and sisters—Venus Williams and Serena Williams. Venus appeared in the tournament for the third-straight year...

Marshall-South Carolina matchup canceled

Marshall-South Carolina matchup canceled

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s contest at South Carolina, originally scheduled for Saturday at 7:30 p.m., has been canceled due to Hurricane Florence’s forecasted impact. “It’s the right thing to do,” Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick said. “The student-athletes’ welfare was our number one...

Marshall men’s golf places sixth in home opener

Marshall men’s golf places sixth in home opener

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Men's Golf, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s golf team placed sixth out of 15 overall in the Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational Tuesday at Guyan Golf and Country Club. After a 4 1/2-hour weather delay, the teams competed in two, 18-hole rounds over two days. “I think that they handled [the weather delay] well,” head...

Marshall, South Carolina to battle Saturday

Marshall, South Carolina to battle Saturday

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

UPDATE (Sept. 12, 5:30 p.m.): Marshall's game at South Carolina has officially been canceled due to Hurricane Florence. Marshall and South Carolina officials are looking at possible alternative, including rescheduling the game for a later time or scheduling games against other opponents during their respe...

Steelers, Ravens invite Marshall equipment managers to training camps

Steelers, Ravens invite Marshall equipment managers to training camps

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Two NFL teams welcomed Marshall Equipment managers to assist with the teams’ training camps over the summer. Kyle Powers and Jacob Frye assisted the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens, respectively, performing duties such as setting up the field for practices and preparing players’ unifor...

Marshall football’s week two report card

Marshall football’s week two report card

Staff Report

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

REPORT CARD Marshall 32, Eastern Kentucky 16 OFFENSE: C+ Isaiah Green had another solid effort, completing 23-of-39 passes for 278 yards and three touchdowns. Green did throw an interception, but it wasn’t his fault, as the ball bounced off Tyre Brady’s hands. Brady caught a touchdown and Obi O...

Herd football tops EKU in home opener

Herd football tops EKU in home opener

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall Thundering Herd football defeated the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 32-16 Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The win moved Marshall to a record of 2-0, while EKU fell to a record of 1-1. “Every week, somebody gets beat that shouldn’t and that wasn’t us tonight,” Marshall head coach Doc Hol...

Herd men’s soccer outmatched by FIU in overtime

Herd men’s soccer outmatched by FIU in overtime

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

September 8, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer fell 2-1 in overtime to FIU Friday at Hoops Family Field. The Herd moved to a win-loss record 2-2-1 (0-1 C-USA), while defending regular season Conference USA champion, FIU, won its first match of the season and moved to a win-loss record of 1-3 (1-0 C-USA). “I...

Herd volleyball downs Ohio at home

Herd volleyball downs Ohio at home

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall University volleyball secured a 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-20, 25-22) victory over Ohio University Wednesday, under the Cam Henderson Center's new videoboard. With the win, Marshall moved to a win-loss record of 4-4, while Ohio fell to 2-5. “We’re so proud of the young kids,” Marshall head...

Herd opens home slate against Eastern Kentucky

Herd opens home slate against Eastern Kentucky

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football looks to improve to 2-0 this season, as the Herd returns to Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday for a 6:30 p.m. matchup with the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. “Nobody needs to think this team is a team that is going to come in here and can’t play, because they can,” Marshall head coa...

Column: Weather delays affect college football’s opening weekend

Joseph Ashley, Contributor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Time is nothing, but timing is everything. As the old phrase goes, a plethora of football fans this weekend would disagree with that sentiment. A swath of games around the nation were delayed and, in some cases, cancelled altogether. Marshall’s game in Oxford, Ohio fell into the delayed category. Va...