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Herd football uses bye week to prepare for future games

Herd football uses bye week to prepare for future games

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Marshall football team looks to take advantage of this week’s bye before facing a tough American Athletic Conference Cincinnati team in Huntington. “I think in the past we’ve done a good job with bye weeks,” Head Coach Doc Holliday said. “The kids start getting beat down with the number...

Marshall vs Ohio (Battle for the Bell) Gallery

Marshall vs Ohio (Battle for the Bell) Gallery

Richard Crank, Photographer

September 15, 2019

Check out these photos from the Battle for the Bell where Marshall faced Ohio and won 33-31.

Herd brings home the bell after defeating Bobcats

Herd brings home the bell after defeating Bobcats

Michael Dotson, Reporter

September 14, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd ran its way to victory Saturday night against Ohio University Bobcats to collect its second win of the season. The Herd beat the Bobcats, 33-31. Without Tyler King, the first-string running back released last week, the Herd was able to make the game a running batt...

Herd faces Bobcats in the Battle for the Bell

Herd faces Bobcats in the Battle for the Bell

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 10, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd (1-1, 0-0 Conference USA) will return to the Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday to face the Ohio University Bobcats (1-1, 0-0 Mid-American Conference) in the Battle for the Bell game. This will mark the 60th time the two teams faced each other with the height of ...

Marshall extends football series with Ohio

Marshall extends football series with Ohio

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

September 5, 2019

The football rivalry known as the “Battle for the Bell” between Marshall and Ohio returns for the 2025 and 2027 football seasons, the Marshall Athletic Department announced Wednesday morning in a news release. The Thundering Herd will face the Bobcats in Huntington on Sept. 20, 2025, while the...

Marshall football to face Boise State on blue turf

Marshall football to face Boise State on blue turf

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 3, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd looks to improve to 2-0 as they take on the Boise State Broncos Friday at Albertson Stadium in Idaho.  Both teams opened their seasons with wins as the Herd secured a win over VMI and the Broncos rallied from behind in the second half to defeat ACC opponent Florida State....

Marshall football, sports reporter to be inducted into Journalism Hall of Fame

Marshall football, sports reporter to be inducted into Journalism Hall of Fame

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 3, 2019

Keith Morehouse, a Marshall University alumnus with lifelong ties to the school and community, is being inducted into the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications’ Hall of Fame.  “Marshall has been a big part of, really, our soul for my family,” Morehouse said.  Morehou...

Marshall Herd stampedes over VMI Keydets in home opener

Marshall Herd stampedes over VMI Keydets in home opener

Mike Dotson, Reporter

August 31, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd kicked off its 2019 football season Saturday against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets where Marshall won the game 56-17 while gaining over 600 yards of offense. Marshall is now 1-0 on the season and VMI falls to 0-1. “I thought the first half was pretty clean,”...

Herd football to kick off 2019 season with home opener against VMI

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

August 27, 2019

The 20thmeeting between the Marshall Thundering Herd and the Virginia Military Institute Keydets kicks off the 2019 football season in Huntington this weekend. Conference USA announced the Herd is predicted to finish first in the East Division. Between the two teams, Marshall holds the winning rec...

Thundering Herd, Fighting Irish to meet in 2022

Thundering Herd, Fighting Irish to meet in 2022

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

March 4, 2019

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

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...