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Homecoming Court Gallery

Homecoming Court Gallery

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 31, 2019

These are photographs taken by Richard Crank during the halftime homecoming court crowning.  

Homecoming Parade

Richard Crank, Photographer

October 31, 2019

These are photographs taken by Richard Crank at the 2019 Homecoming Parade.

Athlete of the week: Justin Rohrwasser

Athlete of the week: Justin Rohrwasser

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

October 29, 2019

ABOUT JUSTIN ROHRWASSER: Class: Redshirt senior Position: Kicker Height: 6’3 Weight: 230 lbs. Hometown: Clifton Park, NY LAST WEEK’S RESULTS: Vs. Western Kentucky University (W 26-23) FG: 4 ATT, 4 M, 53 Long KICKOFFS: 6 ATT, 385 YDS PATs: 2 TB, 2 ATT, 2 M Redshirt senior kicker Justin...

Women’s soccer faces WKU in last game of season

Women’s soccer faces WKU in last game of season

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Seven seniors will take the field for the last time as student athletes for Marshall University’s women’s soccer team in the squad’s final game of the season against Western Kentucky University on Friday. “We hope that their emotions will drive them through the game,” Head Coach Kevin Long ...

Marshall baseball’s groundbreaking ceremony for new stadium

Marshall baseball’s groundbreaking ceremony for new stadium

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

October 29, 2019

A home stadium for the Marshall University baseball team will become a reality in a short 17 months, Athletic Director Mike Hamrick announced Saturday morning at a groundbreaking ceremony inside the Chris Cline Athletic Complex. “We will be playing baseball in Huntington, West Virginia instead of Charle...

Herd travels to Texas to battle Rice Owls

Herd travels to Texas to battle Rice Owls

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Despite key injuries, Head Football Coach Doc Holliday’s team has been red hot in its last three conference games but now swings its attention to a winless Rice University. “It is going to be a fight for us,” Holliday said. “Everyone looks at Rice’s record and thinks they are not a very good...

Special Teams lifts the Herd for 5th win of the season

Special Teams lifts the Herd for 5th win of the season

Mike Dotson, Reporter

October 26, 2019

Redshirt senior Justin Rohrwasser’s excellence and game winning field goal as time expired helped Marshall defeat Western Kentucky University Saturday evening by a score of 26-23. “I am really proud of my players, I am proud of the way they played,” Head Coach Doc Holliday said. “We took car...

Marshall football player arrested

Sarah Ingram, Copy Editor

October 23, 2019

A Marshall University football player was arrested Wednesday after a Marshall police officer reportedly witnessed him assaulting a female. Brandon Drayton, a redshirt junior safety for Marshall, is now being held at Western Regional Jail on a $55,000 bail.  Drayton was charged with felony strangulatio...

Athlete of the week: Brenden Knox

Athlete of the week: Brenden Knox

October 22, 2019

ABOUT BRENDEN KNOX: Position: Running back Class: Redshirt sophomore Height: 6’0 Weight: 220 lbs. Hometown: Columbus, Ohio LAST WEEK’S RESULTS: vs. Florida Atlantic University, W 36-31 Rushing: 23 ATT, 220 YDS, 2 TD, 43 Long Receiving: 2 REC, 6 YDS, 4 Long Marshall University’s...

Herd men and women’s XC team finish at top of Evansville Invitational

Herd men and women’s XC team finish at top of Evansville Invitational

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 22, 2019

Marshall University’s cross country men and women’s team found success at the Evansville Invitational in Indiana with men placing first overall and women finishing second.  “Our main goal coming into the race was to pack up really well in the front,” Assistant Coach Caleb Bowen said. “The m...

Marshall University Football set to face Western Kentucky for homecoming

Marshall University Football set to face Western Kentucky for homecoming

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Herd won back-to-back conference games (4-3, 2-1 Conference USA) and prepare to face Western Kentucky University (5-2, 4-0 C-USA) in the Moonshine Throwdown on Saturday, Oct. 6 for the Marshall University Homecoming  game. “This is a game you better get up for,” Head Coach Doc Holliday sai...

Men’s soccer continues success, moves to No. 15 ranking

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

October 22, 2019

Following Marshall University’s men’s soccer two wins against Loyola Marymount (4-1) and San Diego State (5-1) in California, Marshall redshirt senior goalkeeper Paulo Pita earned Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week and redshirt freshman forward Milo Yosef received Conference USA Offensive...