The Parthenon

Marshall football taking advantage of late bye week

Bradley Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor

November 18, 2015


Filed under Football, SPORTS

  The Marshall University football’s team bye week has finally arrived with just one more game remaining in the regular season. However, considering the ramifications of that final game, a matchup against Western Kentucky University for the right to play in the conference championship, the...

Dawson, staple of Marshall’s football program

Dawson, staple of Marshall’s football program

Malcolm Walton, reporter

November 13, 2015


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

  There was a time when Red Dawson had to distance himself from Marshall University and from the game of football. Dawson, the only Marshall football coach to return to the team after the 1970 plane crash, said it took years before he could attend the Memorial Fountain Ceremony or even watch...

Herd football sticking to business during emotional week

Bradley Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor

November 11, 2015


Filed under Football, SPORTS

  In the lead up to the Marshall University football team’s sure-to-be emotional outing Saturday against Florida International University, the team is attempting to manage those emotions with a business-like approach coming off a triple-overtime loss to Middle Tennessee State University last...

Future Marshall football schedule provides opportunities

Future Marshall football schedule provides opportunities

Trace Johnson, reporter

November 4, 2015


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

  In the midst of a historic 13-1 season in 2014, which featured the Marshall University football program’s first Conference USA Championship, there was one constant criticism—the team’s strength of schedule. The Herd’s strength of schedule ranked 98th in the nation at the conclusion...

Marshall football adds Boise State to schedule in 2019 and 2020

Marshall football adds Boise State to schedule in 2019 and 2020

The Parthenon

October 27, 2015


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football program announced Tuesday it has agreed to play a home-and-home series with Boise State University. Marshall will travel to the Broncos’ Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho Sept. 21, 2019, while Boise State will come to Joan C. Edwards Stadium Oct. 3, 2020. Marshall...

MU football adds Cincinnati to future schedule

Herdzone

October 22, 2015


Filed under Football, SPORTS

  The Marshall University football program announced Thursday it has agreed to a home-and-home series with the University of Cincinnati for the 2017 and 2019 football seasons. The Herd is scheduled to take on the Bearcats at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium Sept. 23, 2017. The Bearcats will...

Marshall football team’s performance through first three games of the season

Bradley Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Football, OPINION, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team’s 45-7 win against Norfolk State University Saturday marked the first quarter of the Herd’s 2015 season with the team having played three of its 12 total games. With 25 percent of the schedule complete, it’s an optimal juncture to examine which aspects of...

Herd football team yet to announce starting kicker for season opener

Herd football team yet to announce starting kicker for season opener

Josh Hughes, reporter

September 2, 2015


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

As the 2015 Thundering Herd football campaign approaches, many players have won and lost their respective position battles. The starting kicker spot, however, is one that still needs to be filled before the season opens against the Purdue Boilermakers this Sunday. Last season, kicker Justin Haig...

Kicking Off Football Season with Green Fridays

Kicking Off Football Season with Green Fridays

Ashley Sodosky, reporter

August 31, 2015


Filed under Football, NEWS

Marshall University and Herd fans will wear school colors on Fridays starting Sept. 4 for “Green Fridays” in participation with the 10th annual National College Colors Day. Marshall students and Herd fans are encouraged to wear green every Friday throughout football season. The first Green Frid...

Herd football to play first scrimmage

Herd football to play first scrimmage

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

April 8, 2015


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team is preparing for the 2015 spring season and the Green and White Spring Game April 25. The team will head to The Greenbrier Saturday for its first intra-squad scrimmage. Rising junior player Michael Selby said going to The Greenbrier is not something they get to ex...

Opportunity to renew football tickets passed, those seats are now ‘clear and open’

Opportunity to renew football tickets passed, those seats are now ‘clear and open’

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

April 2, 2015


Filed under Football, NEWS

The Marshall University ticket office is getting ready for football season in the fall. The ticket office wrapped up renewal ticket sales for those who had tickets in the past. Aaron Goebbel, associate athletic director for external affairs said this week the ticket office is in a transition peri...

Herd football reveals 2015 schedule

Herd football reveals 2015 schedule

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under Football, SPORTS

C-USA and Marshall University football announced its 2015 regular season schedule Monday. Coming off a 13-1 season, the defending C-USA champion will look to carry its success from 2014 into a new season. The Thundering Herd will open the 2015 season at home against the Purdue University Boilermakers Sept. 5....