Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Herd Baseballs Edwards Named to NCAA East Region 2nd Team

Herd Baseball’s Edwards Named to NCAA East Region 2nd Team

Tyler Kennett, Sports Editor June 28, 2022

Junior Luke Edwards was named to the NCAA Division I East All-Region Second Team on Monday, June 20, 2022. Edwards, a native of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, started in over 50 games for Marshall this...

Herd Womens Basketball Welcomes 8 New Players

Herd Women’s Basketball Welcomes 8 New Players

Tyler Kennett, Sports Editor June 14, 2022

Marshall women’s basketball head coach Tony Kemper announced that eight new players will be joining the Herd. Six of the new faces are transfers and two of them are freshmen. “This is an exciting...

Herd Football Key Matchup Breakdown

Herd Football Key Matchup Breakdown

Tyler Kennett, Sports Editor June 14, 2022

Appalachian State Appalachian State is likely the Herd’s most anticipated opponent in all of the Sun Belt. For the past two years, Marshall has competed against the Mountaineers in games that made...

MU Volleyball Welcomes Transfer Kayla Malec

MU Volleyball Welcomes Transfer Kayla Malec

Tyler Kennett, Sports Editor June 2, 2022

Marshall volleyball head coach Ari Aganus has found the final piece to the 2022 roster, adding Kayla Malec as a graduate transfer. “I am so excited to round out the 2022 class with the addition of...

Standout Herd Football Player Profiles

Standout Herd Football Player Profiles

Tyler Kennett, Sports Editor June 2, 2022

Rasheen Ali - Cleveland, Ohio, 6-0 201lbs, Redshirt Sophomore Running Back Rasheen Ali blossomed as one of the best running backs in the entire country last season. He was selected as an all-purpose...

Marshall Baseball Takes One Win in MTSU Series

Justin Zimmer, Reporter April 12, 2022

Marshall baseball, after taking game one of the weekend series with the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders, fell short in a double-header this past Sunday, Apr. 10.   The first game on Friday, Apr....

The Sun Belt Announces Plan for Soccer

The Sun Belt Announces Plan for Soccer

Justin Zimmer, Reporter April 12, 2022

The Sun Belt Conference announced Wednesday that it plans to bring back men’s soccer for the 2022 season.   The nine-member league in the Sun Belt includes James Madison, Marshall and Old Dominion,...

Baseball Struggles in Birmingham

Baseball Struggles in Birmingham

Justin Zimmer, Reporter April 5, 2022

The Marshall Thundering Herd’s baseball team continued their struggles in conference play last weekend. The University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers took two games from the Thundering Herd.   After...

Nester reordered her 500th career strikeout this weekend against MTSU.

Sydney Nester Earns Fourth C-USA Pitcher of the Week as Marshall Softball Keeps Record Books Busy Against MTSU

Tyler Kennett, Sports Editor March 29, 2022

Herd softball finds its way into the record book on a weekly basis.    In a conference series against Middle Tennessee last weekend, Nester pitched 15 innings. In over two games worth of work, Nester...

Baseball Drops Series 2-1 Against Rice

Justin Zimmer, Reporter March 29, 2022

Last Friday, Marshall baseball welcomed in the Rice Owls for a three-game series. The Owls took the first two games from Marshall, winning the overall series 2-1.    Before the weekend series,...

Marshall Gaming Clubs Combine

Andrew Corliss, Reporter March 29, 2022

Marshall’s casual gaming club will be merging with the eSports program to form a single gaming club this week.      “The idea was to cater to casual video game lovers while (also emphasizing)...

Sophomore guard Savannah Wheeler dribbles beyond the three-point line against Old Dominion on Feb. 5 2021.

Women’s Basketball Star Savannah Wheeler to Transfer

Tyler Kennett, Sports Editor March 23, 2022

When Marshall women’s basketball fell in the Conference USA tournament a couple of weeks ago, a few questions likely began to loom over the head of head coach Tony Kemper.   Aaliyah Dunham had just...

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