The Parthenon

Thundering Herd looks to extend win streak in midweek matchup at Power Park against Virginia Tech

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

 Marshall baseball plays its second Atlantic Coast Conference opponent of the season on Wednesday when it welcomes the Virginia Tech Hokies to Appalachian Power Park in Charleston. The Thundering Herd is coming off a series win in conference play against the FIU Panthers last weekend. In the firs...

Marshall to build long-awaited baseball stadium, aims for 2021 completion

Marshall to build long-awaited baseball stadium, aims for 2021 completion

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, SPORTS

“It’s time to build a baseball stadium.” Fans of Marshall baseball have been hearing this phrase since the 1960s but during an unveiling ceremony on Thursday the words were spoken once more. Mayor Steve Williams announced that the Huntington Municipal Development Authority bought eight acres...

Herd baseball battles Mountaineers in marathon midweek matchup at Power Park

Herd baseball battles Mountaineers in marathon midweek matchup at Power Park

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

  Marshall baseball battled WVU for 13 innings Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park, but ultimately lost the contest 11-10 after five hours and 10 minutes of play. “It was a hard-fought battle between both teams and it went back and forth the whole game,” head coach Jeff Waggoner said. ...

Herd baseball meets West Virginia at Power Park Tuesday

Herd baseball meets West Virginia at Power Park Tuesday

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

After being swept by the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs this past weekend, the Marshall baseball team returns home to Appalachian Power Park Tuesday in Charleston for a Capitol City Classic on the Diamond, as the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Thundering Herd meet for an annual matchup. WVU and Marshall ...

Herd baseball powers past Ohio in game one

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Marshall baseball took a 6-2 win in the first of its two midweek games against the Ohio Bobcats Tuesday afternoon at YMCA Kennedy Center Field in Huntington, West Virginia. The Herd moved to a season record of 16-17 (5-10 C-USA), while Ohio fell to 17-18 (5-7 MAC). After falling behind 1-0 in the...

Herd baseball earns first sweep of season

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Thundering Herd baseball tallied its first series sweep of the season this weekend in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, winning all three games against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (17-15, 5-7 C-USA). With the sweep, the Herd is now back to a winning overall record (14-13, 4-8 C-USA) and no longer...

Herd baseball suffers home sweep against FAU, falls to last in Conference USA

Herd baseball suffers home sweep against FAU, falls to last in Conference USA

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

After achieving a 10-4 win-loss record to start the season, the Marshall baseball team lost eight of its next nine games, including a three-game sweep at the hands of Florida Atlantic over the weekend at Appalachian Power Park. “Every team is going to go through some adversity,” head coach Jeff W...

Herd baseball overcomes early road trip, readies for home opener against Niagara

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Marshall baseball didn’t start the season with the most ideal playing schedule. The Thundering Herd opened with 10 consecutive road games to begin the season, playing a trio of three-game series and a single midweek game. The Herd overcame those early season schedule issues, going 7-3 on the long...

Herd wins twice in extras, takes series

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

After scoring four runs in the top of the 11th Sunday afternoon in Elon, North Carolina, Marshall baseball claimed its second-straight series victory with an 11-7 defeat of the Elon Phoenix in the rubber match of a three-game series. Marshall improved its overall record to 4-2, while Elon fell to 2-6. “This...

Herd baseball prepares for weekend set with Elon

Herd baseball prepares for weekend set with Elon

Luke Creasy, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Marshall University baseball continues its 11-game road trip to open the 2018 season, as it travels to Elon, North Carolina Friday for a three-game, weekend set with the Elon Phoenix. In its opening series against the Florida A&M University Rattlers this past weekend, the Herd put on an clinic...

Herd baseball takes two over Rattlers, wins series

Luke Creasy, Reporter

February 19, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Marshall baseball opened the 2018 season in Tallahassee, Florida this past weekend by taking two games from a three-game set with the Florida A&M University Rattlers. The Herd started with a 17-5 win on Friday, blasting four home runs on 18 hits to improve to 1-0 on the year. Marshall scored se...