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Grading the Herd’s week seven performance

Grading the Herd’s week seven performance

Staff Report

October 16, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

STAFF REPORT OFFENSE: A- Marshall hadn’t rushed for more than 300 yards in a game since the 2015 season before erupting for 319 yards and five scores on the ground Saturday. Running backs Anthony Anderson and Tyler King each had multi-touchdown games, and King earned Conference USA Co-Offensive Player of th...

Herd men’s soccer dominant in home win

Herd men’s soccer dominant in home win

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer rolled over Purdue Fort Wayne 3-0 Tuesday at Hoops Family Field. The Herd moved to a win-loss record 4-5-2 (1-1-1 C-USA), while the Mastodons fell to a win-loss record of 6-6-1. “That is the best 20 minutes we have had,” Marshall head coach Chris Grassie said....

Tramel resigns as Marshall swimming and diving coach

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Swim and Dive

Marshall’s head swimming and diving coach, Bill Tramel resigned from his position Monday. “I want to thank everyone in the Marshall University Athletics family for their friendship and support during my time in Huntington,” Tramel said in a press release. “I will always cheer for the Thundering...

Herd goalkeeper makes smooth transition to Division I

Abbi Pritchard, Contributor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

From Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a stop in Charleston, West Virginia, goalkeeper Paulo Pita found his new home with Marshall men’s soccer, and he has started all of its matches this season. Pita is a native of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he said soccer means everything. “Soccer is such a big thing in Brazi...

Herd football travels to Virginia for C-USA showdown

Herd football travels to Virginia for C-USA showdown

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team (3-2, 1-1 Conference USA) looks to add a second conference win Saturday at 3:30 p.m. against Old Dominion University (1-5, 0-3 C-USA) in Norfolk, Virginia. “(ODU is) a dangerous team that we have to do a great job of going in there and being prepared to play,” ...

Grading the Herd’s week six performance

Grading the Herd’s week six performance

Staff Report

October 9, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: C- Tyler King had a career night out of the backfield, totaling 165 yards on 27 carries for an average of 6.1 yards per rush. Anthony Anderson added a season-high 77 yards and a touchdown for Marshall, which totaled over 200 rushing yards for the first time this season. Alex Thomson had an ...

Herd football’s second half collapse leads to MTSU victory

Herd football’s second half collapse leads to MTSU victory

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

October 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

  Middle Tennessee’s football team scored 24 unanswered second half points Friday in Marshall’s 34-24 loss at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. With the win, MTSU improved to 3-2 (2-0 Conference USA) and collected its first-ever win at Marshall. The Herd’s record moved to 3-2 (1-1 C-USA)...

Herd volleyball outmatched by WKU

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall University’s volleyball team lost 3-1 (22-25, 25-22, 19-25, 27-25) Friday to the defending Conference USA champions, Western Kentucky at the Cam Henderson Center. With the win, WKU improved to 13-6 (4-1 C-USA) and Marshall dropped to 8-11 (1-4 C-USA). Marshall freshman setter Gabby Coulter...

Herd football, Middle Tennessee to battle under Friday night lights

Herd football, Middle Tennessee to battle under Friday night lights

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall University football (3-1, 1-0 C-USA) returns to Joan C. Edwards Stadium Friday for its 7:30 p.m. matchup against Middle Tennessee State University (2-2, 1-0 C-USA). “They’re an excellent team, and they are well coached,” Marshall head coach Doc Holliday said. “They will come in here...

Marshall men’s soccer downs ODU in home C-USA match

Marshall men’s soccer downs ODU in home C-USA match

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer upset defending Conference USA tournament champion Old Dominion 4-2 Saturday at Hoops Family Field. With the win, Marshall improved its win-loss record to 3-4-2 (1-1-1 C-USA), while ODU moved to 5-3-1 (3-1 C-USA). “It was a very scrappy game, Old Dominion plays very ...

Grading the Herd’s week five performance

Staff Report

October 2, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: D+ The run game improved, but only slightly. Averaging 3.4 yards-per-attempt is not going to cut it in most games, especially against Conference USA’s top-tier teams. Keion Davis and Tyler King looked solid, and probably need to be getting the ball more, whether in run or pass situations. The r...