The Parthenon

Athlete of the Week: Grant Wells, football

Athlete of the Week: Grant Wells, football

Staff Report

September 8, 2020

ABOUT GRANT WELLS: Position: Quarterback Class: Redshirt Freshman Height: 6’2 Weight: 210 Hometown: Charleston, W.Va.  (George Washington HS) PERFORMANCE: 16-23, 307 yards, 4 TDs 239.1 Passer Rating In one of the greatest debuts for a Marshall quarterback in the scho...

FOOTBALL GALLERY: Marshall vs. EKU 9/5/20

FOOTBALL GALLERY: Marshall vs. EKU  9/5/20

Richard Crank, Photographer

September 6, 2020

In-state talent, strong offense and defense appearance boost Herd over Colonels

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

September 5, 2020

With the departure of Marshall’s former quarterback Isaiah Green, it was on the shoulders of redshirt freshman Grant Wells to show a nationally televised audience on ESPN what the Herd has been working on during the COVID-19 pandemic that has halted most sport play. Marshall was just one of a few...

SPORTS COLUMN: Football is King

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

September 1, 2020

Cross Country. Football. Men’s and Women’s Golf. Men’s and Women’s Soccer. Women’s Tennis. Volleyball.  In a normal year, these eight sports are all played in the fall at Marshall University; however, it is anything but a normal year. Seven of the eight sports have been postponed; foot...

Herd to face Colonels in first football game of 2020

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

September 1, 2020

The Marshall University football team is just one of a few programs kicking off the 2020 college football season this weekend a little differently. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it forced many college football teams to cancel, postpone and reschedule their seasons. The Herd will be facing...

Student football ticket guidelines 2020

Marshall's players shake hands with fans after the Herd defeats Rice University on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium.

University Communications

September 1, 2020

An announcement from Marshall Athletics: "Marshall Athletics has announced football student ticket guidelines and policies for the 2020 season. Please go here to watch the full instructional video on student ticketing this year: https://youtu.be/Ci765KRFo-M There have been many changes made to student tic...

Fall olympic sports postponed, football action scheduled

Fall olympic sports postponed, football action scheduled

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

Due to Conference USA’s announcement regarding the postponement of soccer and volleyball competition, all of Marshall University’s fall Olympic sports have been postponed until the spring because of the current COVID-19 pandemic. Per the NCAA Division I Board of Directors’ decision, all fall...

Fans allowed at 2020 Marshall home football games: Face masks required, no tailgating permitted

The Marshall football team prepares for its home game against the Ohio Bobcats last season.

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

Marshall University’s Athletic Department released Tuesday, Aug. 25 that fans will be allowed to attend all six Marshall home football games this season.  The total stadium capacity will be reduced to season ticket holders, students, players families, and visiting fans that will be spread out ...

Five Marshall football players rack up C-USA Preseason Awards

Brenden Knox celebrates a play completion against Old Dominion last season.

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

Conference USA released its preseason football team awards with Marshall University having five student-athletes place on the list. Redshirt junior running back Brenden Knox was named the 2020 C-USA Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Last season, Knox claimed the 2019 MVP award. Redshirt senior...

Football Depth Chart Analysis: Defense

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

4 Returning Starters Although the 25 points per game the Marshall defense allowed in 2019 was more than the past two individual seasons, the defense remained one of the best in the conference. Considering it was the defense’s third coordinator in three years, the continued high level of play o...

Herd football take a knee to honor George Floyd

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

June 13, 2020

In light of recent events, the Marshall University football team participated in honoring George Floyd, a black man who was killed by police during an arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020. This event sparked the attention of many people as protests, petitions, social media movements and...

Marshall baseball’s Knight awarded postgraduate scholarship

D'Andre Knight pitches against Ohio.

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

June 13, 2020

Conference USA announced Thursday that Marshall baseball redshirt senior pitcher D'Andre Knight is one of 14 student-athletes to be awarded the Jim Castañeda Post Graduate Scholarship. The 12th annual award is named in honor of Dr. Jim Castañeda, who served as an educator, coach and faculty athletics...