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Herd football tops EKU in home opener

Herd football tops EKU in home opener

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall Thundering Herd football defeated the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 32-16 Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. The win moved Marshall to a record of 2-0, while EKU fell to a record of 1-1. “Every week, somebody gets beat that shouldn’t and that wasn’t us tonight,” Marshall head coach Doc Hol...

Herd men’s soccer outmatched by FIU in overtime

Herd men’s soccer outmatched by FIU in overtime

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

September 8, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer fell 2-1 in overtime to FIU Friday at Hoops Family Field. The Herd moved to a win-loss record 2-2-1 (0-1 C-USA), while defending regular season Conference USA champion, FIU, won its first match of the season and moved to a win-loss record of 1-3 (1-0 C-USA). “I...

Herd volleyball downs Ohio at home

Herd volleyball downs Ohio at home

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall University volleyball secured a 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-20, 25-22) victory over Ohio University Wednesday, under the Cam Henderson Center's new videoboard. With the win, Marshall moved to a win-loss record of 4-4, while Ohio fell to 2-5. “We’re so proud of the young kids,” Marshall head...

Herd opens home slate against Eastern Kentucky

Herd opens home slate against Eastern Kentucky

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football looks to improve to 2-0 this season, as the Herd returns to Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday for a 6:30 p.m. matchup with the Eastern Kentucky Colonels. “Nobody needs to think this team is a team that is going to come in here and can’t play, because they can,” Marshall head coa...

Column: Weather delays affect college football’s opening weekend

Joseph Ashley, Contributor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Time is nothing, but timing is everything. As the old phrase goes, a plethora of football fans this weekend would disagree with that sentiment. A swath of games around the nation were delayed and, in some cases, cancelled altogether. Marshall’s game in Oxford, Ohio fell into the delayed category. Va...

Herd tops RedHawks in reunion of former MAC foes

Herd tops RedHawks in reunion of former MAC foes

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Oxford, Ohio — In his first-career collegiate appearance, redshirt freshman quarterback Isaiah Green guided Marshall football to a 35-28 defeat of the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Saturday at Yager Stadium. Green, who was announced as a starter within hours of Marshall’s season opener, completed 24 of his 37 ...

Marshall football’s week one report card

Marshall football’s week one report card

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: B+ Redshirt freshman quarterback Isaiah Green had a strong start in his debut for the Herd, posting 272 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Redshirt senior wide receiver Tyre Brady continues to haul in passes, regardless of who is covering him. The wideout had nine grabs for 116 yards and two s...

Green impresses in college debut, leads Marshall to season-opening win

Green impresses in college debut, leads Marshall to season-opening win

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

When Marshall University redshirt freshman Isaiah Green took the field Saturday at Yager Stadium, it marked the first time since 2011 that head coach Doc Holliday started a freshman quarterback in the Herd’s season opener. The last freshman to do so was Rakeem Cato in 2011. Marshall’s former re...

Herd quarterback unannounced heading into season opener

Herd quarterback unannounced heading into season opener

Kieran Intemann, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football opens its 2018 season Saturday afternoon at Miami (Ohio), as the Herd competes for its first Conference USA Championship since 2014. Who takes the first snap under-center for the Thundering Herd, however, remains a mystery. “We’re trying to read everything we can about thei...

Herd cross country opens season in Kentucky

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, SPORTS

Marshall cross country will travel to Highland Heights, Kentucky this weekend to compete in its first meet of the season—the Queen City Invitational. Marshall will bring nine of its men and nine of its women to compete in the 5k. The meet will begin Saturday morning, as the men start at 9 a.m. and...

Herd volleyball rallies for first win of season

Herd volleyball rallies for first win of season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall volleyball secured a 3-2 (21-25, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23, 15-7) victory over Morehead State Tuesday in Gullickson Gymnasium. With the win, Marshall moved to a win-loss record of 1-3, while Morehead State moved to 3-1. “It was a great fight,” Marshall head coach Mitch Jacobs said. “We w...

New videoboard in Cam Henderson Center nearing completion

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Installation of the Cam Henderson Center’s $1 million, center-hung videoboard is approaching its conclusion, as Marshall University Athletics aims for an early-September completion date. “(The board will) make a world of difference in that arena,” Aaron Goebbel, associate director of athletics for ext...