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Herd football returns to field for rematch against NC State

Herd football returns to field for rematch against NC State

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football (2-0) returns to Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday for its 7 p.m. matchup against NC State (2-0). “I think it’s a great opportunity for our program, our community and our fan base to showcase Marshall University on a national stage,” Marshall head coach Doc Holliday said. “What b...

Marshall-South Carolina matchup canceled

Marshall-South Carolina matchup canceled

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s contest at South Carolina, originally scheduled for Saturday at 7:30 p.m., has been canceled due to Hurricane Florence’s forecasted impact. “It’s the right thing to do,” Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick said. “The student-athletes’ welfare was our number one...

Marshall, South Carolina to battle Saturday

Marshall, South Carolina to battle Saturday

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

UPDATE (Sept. 12, 5:30 p.m.): Marshall's game at South Carolina has officially been canceled due to Hurricane Florence. Marshall and South Carolina officials are looking at possible alternative, including rescheduling the game for a later time or scheduling games against other opponents during their respe...

Steelers, Ravens invite Marshall equipment managers to training camps

Steelers, Ravens invite Marshall equipment managers to training camps

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Two NFL teams welcomed Marshall Equipment managers to assist with the teams’ training camps over the summer. Kyle Powers and Jacob Frye assisted the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens, respectively, performing duties such as setting up the field for practices and preparing players’ unifor...

Marshall football’s week two report card

Marshall football’s week two report card

Staff Report

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

REPORT CARD Marshall 32, Eastern Kentucky 16 OFFENSE: C+ Isaiah Green had another solid effort, completing 23-of-39 passes for 278 yards and three touchdowns. Green did throw an interception, but it wasn’t his fault, as the ball bounced off Tyre Brady’s hands. Brady caught a touchdown and Obi O...

Herd football tops EKU in home opener

Herd football tops EKU in home opener

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall Thundering Herd football defeated the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 32-16 Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The win moved Marshall to a record of 2-0, while EKU fell to a record of 1-1. “Every week, somebody gets beat that shouldn’t and that wasn’t us tonight,” Marshall head coach Doc Hol...

Herd opens home slate against Eastern Kentucky

Herd opens home slate against Eastern Kentucky

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football looks to improve to 2-0 this season, as the Herd returns to Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday for a 6:30 p.m. matchup with the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. “Nobody needs to think this team is a team that is going to come in here and can’t play, because they can,” Marshall head coa...

Column: Weather delays affect college football’s opening weekend

Joseph Ashley, Contributor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Time is nothing, but timing is everything. As the old phrase goes, a plethora of football fans this weekend would disagree with that sentiment. A swath of games around the nation were delayed and, in some cases, cancelled altogether. Marshall’s game in Oxford, Ohio fell into the delayed category. Va...

Herd tops RedHawks in reunion of former MAC foes

Herd tops RedHawks in reunion of former MAC foes

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Oxford, Ohio — In his first-career collegiate appearance, redshirt freshman quarterback Isaiah Green guided Marshall football to a 35-28 defeat of the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Saturday at Yager Stadium. Green, who was announced as a starter within hours of Marshall’s season opener, completed 24 of his 37 ...

Marshall football’s week one report card

Marshall football’s week one report card

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: B+ Redshirt freshman quarterback Isaiah Green had a strong start in his debut for the Herd, posting 272 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Redshirt senior wide receiver Tyre Brady continues to haul in passes, regardless of who is covering him. The wideout had nine grabs for 116 yards and two s...

Green impresses in college debut, leads Marshall to season-opening win

Green impresses in college debut, leads Marshall to season-opening win

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

When Marshall University redshirt freshman Isaiah Green took the field Saturday at Yager Stadium, it marked the first time since 2011 that head coach Doc Holliday started a freshman quarterback in the Herd’s season opener. The last freshman to do so was Rakeem Cato in 2011. Marshall’s former re...

Herd quarterback unannounced heading into season opener

Herd quarterback unannounced heading into season opener

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football opens its 2018 season Saturday afternoon at Miami (Ohio), as the Herd competes for its first Conference USA Championship since 2014. Who takes the first snap under-center for the Thundering Herd, however, remains a mystery. “We’re trying to read everything we can about thei...