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Charlotte 49ers gaze bowl eligibilty against Thundering Herd

Charlotte 49ers gaze bowl eligibilty against Thundering Herd

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 19, 2019

The Thundering Herd will lean on toughness and leadership when traveling to Jerry Richardson Stadium in North Carolina to face the Charlotte 49ers, with the opportunity to become bowl eligible if they win.   “Anytime you go on the road, you have to take your toughness and leadership,” Head Coach Doc...

Marshall defeats Louisiana Tech

Marshall defeats Louisiana Tech

Richard Crank

November 18, 2019

Marshall University football defeated Louisiana Tech Friday evening at the annual memorial game honoring the 75 lives lost in the Nov. 14, 1970 plane crash.      

Herd ends Bulldog win streak in 31-10 victory

Herd ends Bulldog win streak in 31-10 victory

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 17, 2019

The Marshall University football team mutually agreed that the 75 victims from the 1970 plane crash were with them against Louisiana Tech Friday night from the coincidences that lined up to propel the Herd to a 31-10 victory.  “It is definitely one of those things that shows they (the 75) are on our ...

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: THE 75

ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: THE 75

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

November 12, 2019

Each print publication, The Parthenon sports staff chooses a Marshall University athlete worthy of receiving the title of “Athlete of the Week.” While this recognition is almost always awarded to a player with outstanding performance in their sport, the recipient also displays what it means to be...

Herd to play memorial game under Friday night lights

Herd to play memorial game under Friday night lights

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 12, 2019

Marshall University Thundering Herd will take the field to face off under the Friday night lights in a Conference USA battle against Louisiana Tech in the annual 75 game, which honors the lives lost in the 1970 Marshall team plane crash. “This game is the most important game we play every year,”...

Homecoming Parade

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 31, 2019

These are photographs taken by Richard Crank at the 2019 Homecoming Parade.

Athlete of the week: Justin Rohrwasser

Athlete of the week: Justin Rohrwasser

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

October 29, 2019

ABOUT JUSTIN ROHRWASSER: Class: Redshirt senior Position: Kicker Height: 6’3 Weight: 230 lbs. Hometown: Clifton Park, NY LAST WEEK’S RESULTS: Vs. Western Kentucky University (W 26-23) FG: 4 ATT, 4 M, 53 Long KICKOFFS: 6 ATT, 385 YDS PATs: 2 TB, 2 ATT, 2 M Redshirt senior kicker Justin...

Herd travels to Texas to battle Rice Owls

Herd travels to Texas to battle Rice Owls

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Despite key injuries, Head Football Coach Doc Holliday’s team has been red hot in its last three conference games but now swings its attention to a winless Rice University. “It is going to be a fight for us,” Holliday said. “Everyone looks at Rice’s record and thinks they are not a very good...

Special Teams lifts the Herd for 5th win of the season

Special Teams lifts the Herd for 5th win of the season

Mike Dotson, Reporter

October 26, 2019

Redshirt senior Justin Rohrwasser’s excellence and game winning field goal as time expired helped Marshall defeat Western Kentucky University Saturday evening by a score of 26-23. “I am really proud of my players, I am proud of the way they played,” Head Coach Doc Holliday said. “We took car...

Marshall University Football set to face Western Kentucky for homecoming

Marshall University Football set to face Western Kentucky for homecoming

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Herd won back-to-back conference games (4-3, 2-1 Conference USA) and prepare to face Western Kentucky University (5-2, 4-0 C-USA) in the Moonshine Throwdown on Saturday, Oct. 6 for the Marshall University Homecoming  game. “This is a game you better get up for,” Head Coach Doc Holliday sai...

Marshall football vs Old Dominion (Gallery)

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 15, 2019

Marshall football vs Old Dominion on Oct. 12. 2019.

Herd football seeks a second conference win against FAU

Herd football seeks a second conference win against FAU

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 15, 2019

After securing its first conference win of the season (3-3, 1-1 Conference-USA), Marshall will look to keep the momentum rolling against Florida Atlantic University (4-2, 2-0 C-USA) with another short week of practice. The trip for Head Coach Doc Holliday’s team is a home away from home for many...