The Parthenon

Men’s golf looks ahead following poor tournament showing at Georgia Southern

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Men's Golf, SPORTS

Marshall men’s golf head coach Matt Grobe said in an interview on Wednesday that the team is a little bit disappointed following the Georgia Southern Individual Collegiate. “I think you have to understand that we are coming out of the winter and we are going down and trying to play in an event...

National Signing Day Central 2019: Marshall Football

National Signing Day Central 2019: Marshall Football

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

With 17 prospects already signed for the class of 2019, Marshall head coach Doc Holliday already has a head start on building his complete recruiting class for the upcoming year. Below, The Parthenon’s sports editor, Kieran Intemann, will address each of the recruits already signed with the Thundering...

Herd women’s basketball returns home to face Mean Green, Owls

Herd women’s basketball returns home to face Mean Green, Owls

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team returns to the Cam Henderson Center this week for a pair of home games against North Texas and Rice after defeating UTEP and UTSA in Texas. Marshall (13-9, 7-2 C-USA) is looking to conquer the North Texas Mean Green (11-10, 4-5 C-USA) on Thursday...

Men’s basketball heads to Texas for contests at North Texas, Rice

Men’s basketball heads to Texas for contests at North Texas, Rice

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team is looking to get back into the winning column with its upcoming road trip to Texas this week, coming off a 116-106 overtime loss to UTSA. The Herd (13-10, 6-4 C-USA) is looking to hand the North Texas Mean Green (19-4, 7-3 C-USA) a loss in Thursday...

Athlete of the week: Jon Elmore, men’s basketball

Athlete of the week: Jon Elmore, men’s basketball

February 5, 2019


Filed under ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, Men's Basketball, SPORTS

ABOUT JON ELMORE Year: Senior Hometown: Charleston W.Va. Points per game: 20.6 Rebounds per game: 4.0 Assists per game: 5.1 RESULTS LAST WEEK vs. UTEP (W, 91-86): career-high 44 points, seven rebounds, two assists, one steal vs. UTSA (L/OT, 116-106): 29 points, five rebounds, ei...

Marshall football elevates Price to co-DC, adds to 2019 coaching staff

Marshall football elevates Price to co-DC, adds to 2019 coaching staff

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall football’s signing day festivities don’t begin until Wednesday, but that does not mean the Thundering Herd has been stagnant in making moves. Thundering Herd head football coach Doc Holliday announced multiple additions to his coaching staff and changed the roles of two current coaches Monday...

Jackson, Wallace combine for 75, UTSA escapes with OT win over Herd

Jackson, Wallace combine for 75, UTSA escapes with OT win over Herd

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

February 2, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall men’s basketball senior guards Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks combined for 60 points Saturday night, but the visiting UTSA Roadrunners left the Henderson Center with a 116-106 overtime win. Marshall dropped to 13-10 (6-4 C-USA) and UTSA improved to 13-10 (7-3 C-USA). “Tough loss. (UTSA...

Elmore’s career night helps Herd snap three-game skid

Elmore’s career night helps Herd snap three-game skid

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall senior guard Jon Elmore scored a career-high 44 points, tied for sixth-most in the program’s history, on Thursday to help the Herd defeat the UTEP Miners, 91-86. Elmore said postgame that his teammates did a great job in keeping him in good situations. “It felt good,” he said. “We...

MU Cheer to Host Annual Junior Thundering Herd Cheer Clinic

MU Cheer to Host Annual Junior Thundering Herd Cheer Clinic

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Cheerleading, Showcase, SPORTS

Head Coach Jake Gilliam and assistant Candice Gilliam are preparing for their fifth annual junior Thundering Herd cheer clinic since taking over the coaching positions for the Marshall University cheerleading squad. The junior cheer clinic is scheduled to take place in Gullickson Gym at 3 p.m. on...

Athlete of the Week: Victoria Walter, tennis

Athlete of the Week: Victoria Walter, tennis

January 30, 2019


Filed under ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, SPORTS, Tennis

 ABOUT VICTORIA WALTER Class: Freshman Hometown: Vienna, Austria Singles Record (overall): 12-5 Doubles Record (overall): 4-8 RESULTS LAST WEEK vs. Wright State (W, 5-2): Win vs. Luisa Pelayo - 6-3, 6-4; leading 4-1 in doubles, unfinished vs. West Virgina State (W, 7-0): Win vs. L...

Herd women’s basketball heads south for Texas two-step

Herd women’s basketball heads south for Texas two-step

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

 The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will travel to El Paso, Texas to face off against the University of Texas at El Paso in the first of a two-game stretch on the road that will see the Herd take on two Conference USA rivals in the Lone Star State.  Marshall head coach Tony ...

It’s ‘more than just dance’ for Marshall’s Price, Allenger

It’s ‘more than just dance’ for Marshall’s Price, Allenger

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

 The Marshall University dance team means more than just a regular dance team to juniors Elizabeth Allenger and Hannah Price. It is a sense of family and it feels like home at Marshall University. “I love the hominess of Marshall and its campus,” Allenger said. “I love the people here. I decided...