The Parthenon

Herd baseball battles Mountaineers in marathon midweek matchup at Power Park

Herd baseball battles Mountaineers in marathon midweek matchup at Power Park

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

  Marshall baseball battled WVU for 13 innings Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park, but ultimately lost the contest 11-10 after five hours and 10 minutes of play. “It was a hard-fought battle between both teams and it went back and forth the whole game,” head coach Jeff Waggoner said. ...

Herd track and field begins historic Penn Relays

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

Marshall track and field began competition Thursday at the historic 124th annual Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The meet is the largest and oldest track and field competition in the United States. The first Penn Relays were held in 1895. The event, h...

Herd baseball meets West Virginia at Power Park Tuesday

Herd baseball meets West Virginia at Power Park Tuesday

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

After being swept by the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs this past weekend, the Marshall baseball team returns home to Appalachian Power Park Tuesday in Charleston for a Capitol City Classic on the Diamond, as the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Thundering Herd meet for an annual matchup. WVU and Marshall ...

Softball falls to 2-1 to Western Kentucky in three-game series

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Herd softball dropped Sunday’s game against Western Kentucky at WKU Softball Field, 4-1, to fall 2-1 in the series. With the loss, Marshall is now 23-24-1 overall and 11-9-1 in Conference USA. “Unfortunately, today’s result isn’t surprising,” Marshall head coach Jen Steele said. “We didn’t...

Herd baseball powers past Ohio in game one

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Marshall baseball took a 6-2 win in the first of its two midweek games against the Ohio Bobcats Tuesday afternoon at YMCA Kennedy Center Field in Huntington, West Virginia. The Herd moved to a season record of 16-17 (5-10 C-USA), while Ohio fell to 17-18 (5-7 MAC). After falling behind 1-0 in the...

Herd women’s golf completes first round at 2018 Conference USA Championship

Herd women’s golf completes first round at 2018 Conference USA Championship

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Golf

Marshall Thundering Herd women’s golf began competition at the Conference USA Championship Tournament Monday morning at the Verandah Club in Fort Myers, Florida. The 12-team field finished the first of three rounds in their attempt at this season’s Conference USA Women’s Golf Champion. The Herd c...

Herd softball wins weekend C-USA series over Charlotte

Herd softball wins weekend C-USA series over Charlotte

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall softball clinched its three-game weekend series 2-1 with a Sunday victory against Charlotte at Dot Hicks Field. “Every league game matters, and I’m really happy we found a way to secure the series win,” head coach Jen Steele said. Marshall (21-22-1, 10-7-1 C-USA) took game one by a score ...

Track and field runs away with Catamount Classic win

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

Marshall track and field scored 166 team points this weekend as it won the Catamount Classic. The Herd outlasted host school Western Carolina by 26 points.  Head coach Jeff Small said the points were tight in the beginning, but strong performances launched Marshall to the top of the standings. “It...

Herd baseball earns first sweep of season

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Thundering Herd baseball tallied its first series sweep of the season this weekend in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, winning all three games against the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders (17-15, 5-7 C-USA). With the sweep, the Herd is now back to a winning overall record (14-13, 4-8 C-USA) and no longer...

Herd cheer caps historic season, earns third place at NCA Collegiate Cheer Championship

Herd cheer caps historic season, earns third place at NCA Collegiate Cheer Championship

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Cheerleading, SPORTS

From Frisco, Texas to Albuquerque, New Mexico to San Diego, California, the Marshall cheerleading squad has supported Thundering Herd athletics on some of the nation’s largest stages this season. This past weekend, the Marshall cheer squad moved from the sidelines to center stage, taking third place i...

Softball takes two of three from UTSA

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall softball clinched its three-game series against UTSA 2-1 this past weekend in San Antonio, Texas. In day one of play, a Saturday doubleheader, the Herd (18-20-1, 8-6-1 C-USA) won the first game 3-0 and the second game 4-2. In the series, senior outfielder Jordan Colliflower extended her hittin...

Herd baseball suffers home sweep against FAU, falls to last in Conference USA

Herd baseball suffers home sweep against FAU, falls to last in Conference USA

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

After achieving a 10-4 win-loss record to start the season, the Marshall baseball team lost eight of its next nine games, including a three-game sweep at the hands of Florida Atlantic over the weekend at Appalachian Power Park. “Every team is going to go through some adversity,” head coach Jeff W...