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Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Herd conquers Bulls in Gasparilla Bowl, extends bowl win streak

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

TAMPA, Fla. – Marshall football’s bowl game win streak reached seven games Thursday night, as the Thundering Herd (9-4, 6-2 C-USA) defeated South Florida (7-6, 3-5 American), 38-20, in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl at Raymond James Stadium.   Head coach Doc Holliday, who is a pe...

Men’s basketball falters in overtime against Toledo

Men’s basketball falters in overtime against Toledo

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

December 8, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team used a second-half comeback Saturday at the Cam Henderson Center to take the Toledo Rockets to overtime, but the Herd ultimately surrendered a 75-74 loss. “Mentally, we weren’t there,” Marshall head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “You can’t go down 19 points...

Herd men’s basketball travels to Duquesne

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

Marshall men’s basketball looks to add a road win against Duquesne Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. Marshall sits at 5-2 on the season with losses to Maryland and Ohio University, both of which were on the road. Duquesne is 4-2 on the season with losses to Notre Dame and Pitt. Duquesne currently leads the all-time se...

Bowl-bound Herd headed to Tampa

Bowl-bound Herd headed to Tampa

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team found out Sunday afternoon that it will face the University of South Florida in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl Dec. 20 in Tampa, Florida. The Herd finished the regular season 8-4 and will be making its fifth bowl appearance in the past six seasons. Under Mar...

Women’s basketball downs Coppin State

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team defeated the Coppin State Eagles, 88-67, Saturday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center. “We came out ready to play, and that was great,” Marshall head coach Tony Kemper said. “We can shoot again. We had lost it, but we found it and that’...

Herd football week 14 report card

Herd football week 14 report card

Staff Report

December 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

OFFENSE: D- Sure, the offense put 20 points on the board, but 14 of those points came in the fourth quarter when the game was well in hand. Virginia Tech’s defense made Isaiah Green look like a freshman for the first three quarters, and Tyre Brady had just two catches for 24 yards. The only bright ...

Offensive struggles lead to blowout loss against Virginia Tech

Offensive struggles lead to blowout loss against Virginia Tech

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football struggled in the red zone Saturday in its 41-20 loss to Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium. With the loss, Marshall finished its regular season 8-4, while Virginia Tech finished at 6-6, making the Hokies bowl eligible for the 26th consecutive season. “We moved the ball up and down t...

Marshall athletics staff member involves family in day-to-day profession

Marshall athletics staff member involves family in day-to-day profession

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall Athletics is a family. Ever since the 1970 plane crash that took the lives of 75, Marshall Athletics has been a family that pulls together through the ups and downs of life. Most people, when they hear Marshall Athletics, think of stadium filled seats on a fall Saturday afternoon or the sound ...

Marshall football to face Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

Marshall football to face Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team (8-3) looks to add one more win to their regular season record as the Herd travels to Blacksburg, Virginia, to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies (5-6) Saturday at noon at Lane Stadium. “Offensively they will be a handful, and on defense they are going to force...

Herd football week 13 report card

Herd football week 13 report card

Staff Report

November 27, 2018


Filed under Football, SPORTS

STAFF REPORT OFFENSE: C+ Only 14 of the Herd’s 28 points were scored on this side of the ball. Isaiah Green threw a pair of touchdown passes to Tyre Brady, who is closing in on a 1,000-yard season and has nine TD receptions this year. Green did throw a pair of interceptions and both were ill-advis...

Herd basketball routed by Maryland

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team lost Friday 104-67 to the Maryland Terrapins at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Maryland. “That wasn’t a game, that was a trouncing,” Marshall men’s basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “They played extremely well, they punched us in the mouth...

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Conference USA Tournament, SPORTS, Volleyball

The Rice University volleyball team won the Conference USA Championship Sunday with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 26-24) defeat of FIU at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington. Rice established a 24-6 overall season win-loss record (12-2 C-USA) and was the No. 1 seed coming into the tournament. Rice beat...