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Perfect Night at the Line Gives Herd Women’s Basketball 66-53 win over the Roadrunners

Junior Taylor Pearson put up a basket at the Cam Henderson Center.

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Propelled by a perfect shooting percentage from the free throw line, Marshall University’s women’s basketball defeated UTSA 66-53 Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 10-13 overall (5-7 Conference USA), while the Roadrunners fell to 6-17 overall (2-10 C-USA). “It...

Herd men’s basketball prepares for Texas two-step road trip

Taevion Kinsey lined up his shot during a home game at the Cam Henderson Center.

Grant Goodrich, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2020

Looking to improve its ranking in Conference USA before pod play begins next week, the Marshall University basketball team will travel to Texas for a two-game road swing this weekend against the University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Texas at El Paso.   Marshall is currently tied for sixth place in the C...

Marshall women’s hoops begins two-game homestand Thursday

Sophomore Lorelei Roper dribbled the ball down the court against WKU.

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 11, 2020

The Marshall University Thundering Herd women’s basketball team comes home to play host to the University of Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners at 6p.m. Thursday and the University of Texas-El Paso Miners at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Herd is entering the week with a 9-13 record (4-7 Conference USA) after...

Athlete of the Week: Mikel Beyers, men’s basketball

Mikel Beyers pulled up a shot against LA Tech.

Staff Report

February 11, 2020

ABOUT MIKEL BEYERS: Position: Forward Class: Junior Height:6'9 Weight: 215 lbs. Hometown: Houston, TX RESULTS OVER THE PAST WEEK: 6 points, 2 three-pointers vs. Southern Miss (72-58, W) 24 points, 6 rebounds, 6 three-pointers vs. Louisiana Tech (83-79, W) After a career best...

Ultimate frisbee provides opportunities to get involved in club sports

Marshall Ultimate Frisbee Club team celebrated Intramural Champs.

Alexandra Warrington, Contributor

February 11, 2020

Ultimate frisbee is one of the ways to stay active and meet new people at Marshall University without the grueling, physical contact of most sports, said Nicholas Aprea a student who said he found his home away from home when he joined the Ultimate Frisbee club. Aprea, a four-year team member, expressed...

Marshall Men’s Basketball vs. Southern Miss

Richard Crank, Photographer

February 10, 2020

Marshall University Track and Field: Senior Day

Richard Crank, Photographer

February 9, 2020

West and Beyers Lead Thundering Herd Comeback to Defeat the Bulldogs 83-79 in OT

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 9, 2020

Marshall University men’s basketball came back to defeat the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 83-79 in overtime Saturday night in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 12-13 overall (6-6 Conference USA), while LA Tech fell to 17-7 overall (8-4 C-USA). “That was a rollercoaster,”...

Marshall men’s basketball defeats Southern Miss, 72-58

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 7, 2020

Marshall men’s basketball was back at home and defeated University of Southern Mississippi with a final score of 72-58. Redshirt sophomore Iran Bennett finishing with a double-double, 18 points and 12 rebounds. Coming off the road after two away games in Florida, the Herd made a comeback improving...

Co-Athletes of the Week: Andrew Taylor, men’s basketball; Savannah Wheeler, women’s basketball

Staff Report

February 4, 2020

ABOUT ANDREW TAYLOR: Position: Guard Class: Redshirt Freshman Height: 6’3 Hometown: Corbin, KY RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK: 14 points, 5 assists, 4 steals, 3 rebounds @ FIU (84-74, W) 25 points, 3 steals, 2 assists, 4 three-pointers @ Florida Atlantic (91-73, L) Taylor’s performance w...

Marshall Athletics hires former Marshall student as Sports Information Assistant

Patrick O’Leary helped cover one of many Marshall Track and Field meets in Huntington.

Nick Verzolini, Contributor

February 4, 2020

Marshall University alum Patrick O’Leary was recently hired as a Sports Information Assistant for Marshall Athletics after interning with the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball during the past year. “I’ve always loved Marshall, I grew up a Marshall fan,” O’Leary said. “I feel very...