The Parthenon

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 ...

Quarterbacks coach Todd Goebbel at center of quarterback decision

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

April 20, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The starting quarterback for the Marshall University football team may be unclear to the public as spring football winds down. The man working closest with the quarterbacks and who likely has the best idea of anyone; co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Todd Goebbel. Goebbel has spent two...

Baker aims to replicate success at Huntington

Baker aims to replicate success at Huntington

Luke Creasy, Contributer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Newly hired Marshall wide receivers coach, Dallas Baker, has been around football nearly his entire life. After winning a National Championship with the University of Florida in 2007 and a Super Bowl two years later with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baker has finally fulfilled his lifelong dream of becoming...

Herd hire new wide receivers coach

Herd hire new wide receivers coach

Staff Reports

March 27, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team announced Monday morning the hiring of Dallas Baker as its new wide receivers coach. Baker held the same position at Warner University in Lake Wales, Florida. Baker was a wide receiver at the University of Florida from 2003 to 2006, where he was a two-time captain....

Marshall football releases Spring practice schedule

Marshall football releases Spring practice schedule

Staff Reports

March 24, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team released its 2017 spring football schedule Friday morning. The Thundering Herd will open practice March 28 at 2:45 p.m. at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Practices will be held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday through April 29, with weekday practices beginning...

Marshall football announces 2017 schedule

Marshall football announces 2017 schedule

Jacob Griffith, Sports Editor

January 26, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall university football team announced its 2017 schedule via Twitter Thursday afternoon. Marshall opens their campaign Sept. 2 at home against Miami (OH). The Herd last faced off against the Mid-American Conference program in 2014, knocking them off in a 42-27 win in Oxford, Ohio. Overall,...

Hilltoppers brutalize Marshall in final game of season

Hilltoppers brutalize Marshall in final game of season

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor

November 27, 2016


Filed under Football, MUTV, Showcase, SPORTS

They came. They saw. They conquered. That’s the easiest way to sum up Western Kentucky’s 60-6 thumping of the Marshall Thundering Herd Saturday night. With no hope of making a bowl game, Saturday’s contest was the team’s last of the season, a chance to finish strong on national television...

Forty-six years later, time stands still

Forty-six years later, time stands still

Brooke Estep, Reporter

November 14, 2016


Filed under Football, NEWS, Showcase

“And in this moment once every year, throughout the town, throughout the school, time stands still.” These words from “We Are Marshall” ring in the ears of every Huntingtonian when November comes, year after year. If you asked, many would tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing t...

Marshall throttles MTSU in emotion-filled game

Troy Alexander, Reporter

November 13, 2016


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Sporting their black uniforms and new helmets honoring the "Young Thundering Herd," the Marshall Thundering Herd earned an emotional 42-17 home victory over Middle Tennessee Saturday night. Marshall started the game off fast. The defense forced a turnover on the fifth play of the game, when Middle...