The Parthenon

Swan Named Herd Women’s Soccer Head Coach

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

April 5, 2020

On Nov. 1, 2019, the Thundering Herd women’s soccer team completed its fourth straight season under the .500 mark and three days later, 12-year head coach Kevin Long resigned from his position at the helm of the program. Marshall Athletics Director Mike Hamrick then announced a nationwide search...

Athletes of the Week: Marshall University Spring Athletes

Athletes of the Week: Marshall University  Spring Athletes

Staff Report

March 17, 2020

Basketball. Baseball. Softball. Track and Field. Golf. Tennis.  All of these sports are canceled for the semester at Marshall University due to concerns over COVID-19, and none of the athletes a part of these sports will have a chance to earn athlete of the week honors through their performances. ...

COLUMN: March Madness, a victim of the coronavirus

COLUMN: March Madness, a victim of the coronavirus

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

March 17, 2020

March is known as the month of madness in the sports world. Although many sports are in full swing, this madness is specific, deriving from the annual 68-team NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Each year, more than800 players get the chance to compete in the madness while millions of fans at home...

COLUMN: The pandemic of the sports world-We Are all in this together

COLUMN: The pandemic of the sports world-We Are all in this together

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 17, 2020

As I sat on an early-return airplane flight back from Frisco, Texas to Huntington, West Virginia, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, also known as the coronavirus. Life isn’t fair, but we just have to accept reality the way it is provided for us. As...

Marshall Pro Day gives Herd football players an opportunity to prove themselves to NFL

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

Inching one step closer to their dreams, fourteen Thundering Herd football players performed various physical tests and workouts at Marshall’s 2020 Pro Day Wednesday morning inside the Chris Cline Athletic Complex. Scouts from 10 different NFL teams were in attendance evaluating the tests and workouts...

No. 6 Marshall survives against No. 11 UTEP in first round of C-USA Tournament

No. 6 Marshall survives against No. 11 UTEP in first round of C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the University of Texas at El Paso Miners in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Tournament in Frisco, Texas with a final score of 86-78. The Herd improved to 17-15 (11-8 C-USA), and the Miners capped off its season with a 17-15 (8-11...

Herd women’s basketball defeats Golden Eagles in OT in first round of C-USA Tournament

Herd women’s basketball defeats Golden Eagles in OT in first round of C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The Marshall University women’s basketball team won its first Conference USA Tournament game since 2016 Wednesday afternoon at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas after defeating the University of Southern Miss Golden Eagles 71-67 in overtime. Marshall (13-17, 8-11 C-USA) was led by junior...

Athlete of the Week: Peter Hutzal, Baseball

Athlete of the Week: Peter Hutzal, Baseball

March 10, 2020

ABOUT PETER HUTZAL: Position: Infielder (First Base) Class: Redshirt Junior Height: 6’1 Weight: 185 Hometown: Alberta, Canada PERFORMANCE OVER THE LAST WEEK: (All in the four-game series against Akron) 3 RBI, 1 homerun, 2 runs and 1.000 fielding % .467 batting average on 7 ...

Men’s golf continues improvement, completes Pinehurst Intercollegiate

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

March 10, 2020

Capping off the second tournament of the spring season, Marshall University’s men’s golf received eighth place at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate this past weekend at Pinehurst, North Carolina.  Marshall finished its best team round on the final day with a total of 302. Freshman Tyler Jones pe...

Men’s basketball heads to C-USA Tournament

Men’s basketball heads to C-USA Tournament

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

March 10, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team (16-15, 10-8 Conference USA) is heading southwest to the Lone Star State as it prepares to face the University of Texas at El Paso Miners (17-14, 8-10 C-USA) in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Basketball Tournament in Frisco, Texas.  The Herd is coming off a 82-77 win over the Un...

Herd women’s basketball readies for Conference USA Tournament matchup against USM

Herd women’s basketball readies for Conference USA Tournament matchup against USM

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

March 10, 2020

After winning a three-way tiebreaker for the No. 8 seed, the Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will play the No. 9 Southern Miss Golden Eagles in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Tournament Wednesday in the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas. The Herd enters...

Herd Puts Five Players in Double Figures in Route to a 94-82 Win Over FAU in Home Finale

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

March 5, 2020

Propelled by a 53.4 shooting percentage from the field, the Marshall University men’s basketball team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls 94-82 Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center as the team finished it home slate. The Thundering Herd improved to 15-15 overall (9-8 Conference USA), while...