The Parthenon

Rested, recuperated and ready for Cincinnati

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

  While the athletic engine is not something turned off frequently throughout a season, the Thundering Herd football team has an important open date this upcoming weekend before they head to Cincinnati to take on the Bearcats. For the athletes, it’s a much-needed time for rest and recuperat...

Marching Thunder “light up” the Joan with local high school bands

Buffy Six, Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

    The Marching Thunder teamed up with five high school bands from around the Tri-State to give a halftime show performance of more than 500 musicians, majorettes and flag corps. Not only did the Thundering Herd football team stand victorious over Kent State, the Marching Thunder “...

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...

Marshall men’s soccer overcomes South Caroline Gamecocks, 2-1

Cody Nypan, For The Parthenon

September 17, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall’s men’s soccer team defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks with a final score of 2-1. Marshall came in looking to dominate like in their previous matchup against Eastern Illinois. Both teams were aggressive to start the game, with each side committing six fouls a piece. The Gamecocks...

Herd defeats Kent State Flashes, 21-0

Herd defeats Kent State Flashes, 21-0

Brigham Warf, For The Parthenon

September 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Richard Crank The Marshall Thundering Herd football team defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes with a final score of 21-0 last night at Joan C. Edwards stadium. The last time Marshall’s defense pitched a shut-out was its home opener last year against Morgan State, that resulted in a final s...

Marshall looks to bounce back against Kent State

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

      The Thundering Herd (1-1) will continue its 2017-2018 season this Saturday, 16th against the Kent State Golden Flashes (1-1). The all-time series between the two schools is tied, 18-18. However, Marshall has won the last 11 matchups. Most recently, it won in double overtim...

Thundering Herd men’s soccer blanks Eastern Illinois

Nicholas Arguelles, Contributer

September 13, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

  After a three-game road swing, which included a pair of wins against Duquesne and Robert Morris University, the Thundering Herd Men’s Soccer team returned to Hoops Family Field where it defeated Eastern Illinois in convincing fashion, 3-0. In what was a thunderous start by Marshall, Herd...

Marshall volleyball comes up short in the battle for the Golden Ball

Marshall volleyball comes up short in the battle for the Golden Ball

Kyle Curley, Reporter

September 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall women’s volleyball team (3-9) continued its 2017 season on Tuesday, where it was defeated by West Virginia University, 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-22), at the Cam Henderson Center. “(I) Credit West Virginia for coming in here and showing our group how hard you are supposed to play the game,”...

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...

Fan steals gear from Marshall football locker room

Kayla Simmons, Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SPORTS

On Saturday, the football team won over Miami (Ohio). However, hours after the victory, a man broke into the Shewey Athletics Building and stole as much football gear as he could hold. Officials were able to check security video throughout the building and saw the suspect entering the football locker...