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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...

Davis’ kickoff returns propel Herd to season opening victory

Davis’ kickoff returns propel Herd to season opening victory

Adam Rogers, Sports Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s 2017 season shot off like a cannon Saturday night with a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown from redshirt junior Keion Davis. The Thundering Herd could not have blocked any better on the opening kickoff, quite honestly. Once Davis got to the 25-yard line, there was no one...

Herd launch season with win over RedHawks

Herd launch season with win over RedHawks

Brigham Ward, For The Parthenon

September 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

The Thundering Herd defeated the Miami RedHawks Saturday during their first home matchup at Joan C. Edwards Stadium, with a score of 31-26. The Herd’s offense proved superior throughout the game, set in motion by junior running back Keion Davis’s 99-yard return touchdown near the beginnin...

Football: Bonds Built Not Just on the Field

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

September 1, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

“Obviously, there isn’t a whole lot to be said, they’re a good football team, we aren’t a good football team right now. We did not meet the standards and expectations that should be met around here this year and we will go back to work tomorrow to make sure this never happens again,” Thundering...

Chase Litton: new year, new man

Luke Creasy, For The Parthenon

August 31, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Quarterback Chase Litton took Herd Nation by storm in his true freshman year, in turn, setting the bar high for his sophomore campaign, as well as the rest of his time in a Marshall uniform. After disappearing in what were two of the biggest home games on the schedule, a Top 5 Louisville Cardinals te...

Marshall Football welcomes new faces and a new attitude in 2017 season

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

With college football right around the corner, the Marshall football team is getting ready to start their 2017-18 campaign Saturday at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium against Miami Ohio. The all-time series between the Herd and the Red Hawks weighs heavily in favor of Miami, 30-12, although Marshall has ma...

Marshall approves alcohol sales at Joan C. Edwards Stadium

Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Football, NEWS

Fans attending football games for the 2017 season will be able to purchase both beer and wine, however there will be sections of the stadium that will be designated as alcohol-free. The Marshall University Board of Governors voted unanimously to allow the sale of alcholic beverages at the Joan C. Edward...

Hurricane Harvey hits close to home for Yurachek

Hurricane Harvey hits close to home for Yurachek

Danite Belay, Reporter

August 31, 2017


Filed under Football, NEWS, Showcase, SPORTS

With the first football game of the season approaching, Marshall University tight end Ryan Yurachek did not expect to have any thoughts on his mind other than getting ready to play the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Saturday. This was until catastrophic flooding and devastating weather from Hurricane Harvey ...