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Thundering Herd, Fighting Irish to meet in 2022

Thundering Herd, Fighting Irish to meet in 2022

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University Director of Athletics Mike Hamrick announced Monday that the Marshall football team will travel to the University of Notre Dame for the first time in school history. Hamrick said that he is looking forward to a great atmosphere when the two teams meet. Marshall University’s athletic...

National Signing Day Central 2019: Marshall Football

National Signing Day Central 2019: Marshall Football

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

With 17 prospects already signed for the class of 2019, Marshall head coach Doc Holliday already has a head start on building his complete recruiting class for the upcoming year. Below, The Parthenon’s sports editor, Kieran Intemann, will address each of the recruits already signed with the Thundering...

Marshall football elevates Price to co-DC, adds to 2019 coaching staff

Marshall football elevates Price to co-DC, adds to 2019 coaching staff

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s signing day festivities don’t begin until Wednesday, but that does not mean the Thundering Herd has been stagnant in making moves. Thundering Herd head football coach Doc Holliday announced multiple additions to his coaching staff and changed the roles of two current coaches Monday...

Marshall’s 2019 football schedule released

Marshall’s 2019 football schedule released

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football’s 2019 opponents were already known, but the order in which the Herd will play the 12 teams on its schedule was unknown to the public until Thursday.   Marshall unveiled its schedule, which features seven home contests at Joan C. Edwards Stadium, on Thursday. The Thundering...

Malik Gant declares for NFL Draft

Malik Gant declares for NFL Draft

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s leader of the secondary is leaving the school to pursue a childhood dream.   Redshirt junior safety Malik Gant announced on Thursday that he will forgo his senior season and declare for the 2019 NFL Draft.   “I have aspired to play in the National Football...

Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

TAMPA, Fla. – Marshall football’s bowl game win streak reached seven games Thursday night, as the Thundering Herd (9-4, 6-2 C-USA) defeated South Florida (7-6, 3-5 American), 38-20, in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl at Raymond James Stadium.   Head coach Doc Holliday, who is a pe...

Bowl-bound Herd headed to Tampa

Bowl-bound Herd headed to Tampa

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team found out Sunday afternoon that it will face the University of South Florida in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl Dec. 20 in Tampa, Florida. The Herd finished the regular season 8-4 and will be making its fifth bowl appearance in the past six seasons. Under Mar...

Herd football week 14 report card

Herd football week 14 report card

Staff Report

December 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: D- Sure, the offense put 20 points on the board, but 14 of those points came in the fourth quarter when the game was well in hand. Virginia Tech’s defense made Isaiah Green look like a freshman for the first three quarters, and Tyre Brady had just two catches for 24 yards. The only bright ...

Offensive struggles lead to blowout loss against Virginia Tech

Offensive struggles lead to blowout loss against Virginia Tech

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football struggled in the red zone Saturday in its 41-20 loss to Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium. With the loss, Marshall finished its regular season 8-4, while Virginia Tech finished at 6-6, making the Hokies bowl eligible for the 26th consecutive season. “We moved the ball up and down t...

Marshall football to face Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

Marshall football to face Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team (8-3) looks to add one more win to their regular season record as the Herd travels to Blacksburg, Virginia, to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies (5-6) Saturday at noon at Lane Stadium. “Offensively they will be a handful, and on defense they are going to force...

Herd football week 13 report card

Herd football week 13 report card

Staff Report

November 27, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

STAFF REPORT OFFENSE: C+ Only 14 of the Herd’s 28 points were scored on this side of the ball. Isaiah Green threw a pair of touchdown passes to Tyre Brady, who is closing in on a 1,000-yard season and has nine TD receptions this year. Green did throw a pair of interceptions and both were ill-advis...

Herd football shuts down UTSA on senior night

Herd football shuts down UTSA on senior night

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall football team blanked UTSA Saturday 23-0 at Joan C. Edwards stadium. With the win, the Herd improved to 7-3 (5-2 Conference USA), and UTSA moved to 3-8 (2-5 C-USA). “That was a good win for us, its been an emotional couple weeks between the game last week and a lot of distractions...