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Holliday addresses media before first spring practice

Holliday addresses media before first spring practice

Luke Creasy, Reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall University football is readying for the upcoming season, as the spring practice season is scheduled to begin this week. Marshall is coming off an 8-win season, including a New Mexico Bowl victory, after finishing the previous year with three wins. The program returns many players from last yea...

Herd football alumni return for pro day, set sights on NFL

Herd football alumni return for pro day, set sights on NFL

Luke Creasy, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

The journey to the National Football League is anything but easy. It starts long before the NFL Combine or pro-day workouts. Former Marshall University football student-athletes Rodney Allen, Davon Durant, Hyleck Foster, Sandly Jean-Felix, Chase Litton, C.J. Reavis, Kaare Vedvik and Ryan Yuracheck, along...

Marshall organizes candlelight vigil for fallen athlete

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

March 2, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Thundering Herd football and the Marshall community mourned the loss of defensive lineman Larry Aaron Thursday night with a candlelight vigil in the Memorial Student Center. “There were so many on the team that were close to Larry, and the relationships we formed with him will be everlasting,”...

Thundering Herd football hoping to end losing streak against WKU Saturday

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football (6-3, 3-2) looks to bounce back this Saturday at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium where they will take on Western Kentucky University (5-4, 3-2). This week marks the anniversary of the young Thundering Herd tragedy. “They understand the importance of this game and what it means, not only...

Marshall quarterback Chase-ing history

Marshall quarterback Chase-ing history

Kyle Curely, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Chase Litton has rewritten the history books with his performance on Saturday. The junior quarterback out of Tampa Bay has been on a roll this season, with his team now the victor in five of its six games. Marshall won 35-3 over the Old Dominion Monarchs in its homecoming game. Litton turned in ano...

Herd linebacker Young’s presence felt in debut

Herd linebacker Young’s presence felt in debut

October 10, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football gained a key piece of its defense back prior to kick off against the Charlotte 49ers in linebacker Juwon Young, a transfer from Miami (Fla.). Young was suspended for the first four games this season for violating department rules while with the Hurricanes in June 2016. “He’...

Yurachek’s three touchdown grabs help Thundering Herd upend Bearcats

Yurachek’s three touchdown grabs help Thundering Herd upend Bearcats

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Senior tight end Ryan Yurachek did something Saturday against the Cincinnati Bearcats a Thundering Herd football player had not done in nearly four years. Yurachek walked off the turf at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium with six catches for 77-yards and a hat trick of touchdown catches. Yurachek is t...

2017 Thundering Herd Hall of Fame class leave mark on campus

2017 Thundering Herd Hall of Fame class leave mark on campus

Luke Creasy, Contributer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

For some student athletes and coaches, once their days at the institution are through, their names leave with them. That is not the case for the nine new members of the Marshall Hall of Fame. Ahmad Bradshaw, Bob Gray, Eric Ihnat, Bill James, Katie Stein Mason, Amanda Williams Paz, Keith Veney, David ...

King crowned in second half of Herd’s win

King crowned in second half of Herd’s win

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall’s offense has been able to move the ball this season, but that fact remains that it could not finish a drive with ease. The missing piece: a solid rushing attack. The team may have just found one in Tyler King. King showed his coaches, the players, the media and, more importantly, the comm...

Brady’s record day

Brady’s record day

Adam Rogers, Sports Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall wide receiver Tyre Brady put himself in rare air during the Thundering Herd football team’s 37-20 loss at NC State in Raleigh, North Carolina Saturday night. The redshirt junior shattered a Carter-Finley Stadium record for a visiting player and even broke the Wolfpack record afte...

Marshall football blows 10-point lead, falls at NC State 37-20

Marshall football blows 10-point lead, falls at NC State 37-20

Adam Rogers, Sports Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football let a double-digit first half lead escape its grasps and allowed NC State to leave Carter-Finley Stadium with a 37-20 win Saturday night. The Thundering Herd (1-1) led the Wolfpack 20-10 with 5:07 remaining in the first half after junior quarterback Chase Litton hooked up with redshirt...

Herd football alumni return home

Herd football alumni return home

Brooke Griffin, Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Football, NEWS, SPORTS

The Thundering Herd football team kicked off its season against Miami University (Ohio) this past Saturday with a 31-26 win. What many people didn’t know was that some of Marshall’s most respected players were in the stands, not on the field. If someone were to look around the Joan C. Edwards stad...