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Elmore’s career night helps Herd snap three-game skid

Elmore’s career night helps Herd snap three-game skid

Millard Stickler, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall senior guard Jon Elmore scored a career-high 44 points, tied for sixth-most in the program’s history, on Thursday to help the Herd defeat the UTEP Miners, 91-86. Elmore said postgame that his teammates did a great job in keeping him in good situations. “It felt good,” he said. “We...

MU Cheer to Host Annual Junior Thundering Herd Cheer Clinic

MU Cheer to Host Annual Junior Thundering Herd Cheer Clinic

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Cheerleading, Showcase, SPORTS

Head Coach Jake Gilliam and assistant Candice Gilliam are preparing for their fifth annual junior Thundering Herd cheer clinic since taking over the coaching positions for the Marshall University cheerleading squad. The junior cheer clinic is scheduled to take place in Gullickson Gym at 3 p.m. on...

Athlete of the Week: Victoria Walter, tennis

Athlete of the Week: Victoria Walter, tennis

January 30, 2019


Filed under ATHLETE OF THE WEEK, SPORTS, Tennis

 ABOUT VICTORIA WALTER Class: Freshman Hometown: Vienna, Austria Singles Record (overall): 12-5 Doubles Record (overall): 4-8 RESULTS LAST WEEK vs. Wright State (W, 5-2): Win vs. Luisa Pelayo - 6-3, 6-4; leading 4-1 in doubles, unfinished vs. West Virgina State (W, 7-0): Win vs. L...

Herd women’s basketball heads south for Texas two-step

Herd women’s basketball heads south for Texas two-step

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

 The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will travel to El Paso, Texas to face off against the University of Texas at El Paso in the first of a two-game stretch on the road that will see the Herd take on two Conference USA rivals in the Lone Star State.  Marshall head coach Tony ...

It’s ‘more than just dance’ for Marshall’s Price, Allenger

It’s ‘more than just dance’ for Marshall’s Price, Allenger

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

 The Marshall University dance team means more than just a regular dance team to juniors Elizabeth Allenger and Hannah Price. It is a sense of family and it feels like home at Marshall University. “I love the hominess of Marshall and its campus,” Allenger said. “I love the people here. I decided...

Golden Eagles’ pressuring defense hands Herd women’s basketball second conference loss

Golden Eagles’ pressuring defense hands Herd women’s basketball second conference loss

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

Senior guard Shayna Gore and sophomore forward Taylor Pearson combined for 21 points for the Thundering Herd in its second conference loss to the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles, 64-52, Saturday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd’s record dropped to 11-9, (5-2 C-USA), while the Golden...

Marshall tabs Aganus as next head volleyball coach

Sydney Shelton, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Volleyball

Marshall University named Ariana Aganus the school's new women’s volleyball head coach Wednesday. “Our goal is to bring Marshall back to a winning volleyball program,” Aganus said. “Beyond that, it is to get our athletes graduated, and we want them to have a great experience [at Marshall].” Aganus...

Marshall outlasts Louisiana Tech for 5-1 conference start

Marshall outlasts Louisiana Tech for 5-1 conference start

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team won its third straight Conference USA game Thursday, when it outlasted Louisiana Tech in triple overtime, 90-88, and advanced its conference record to 5-1. The prolonged game was Marshall’s second of the season and its first triple overtime...

Marshall prepares for C-USA matchup against LA Tech

Marshall prepares for C-USA matchup against LA Tech

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will face off against Louisiana Tech Thursday evening in a game where Marshall Head Coach Tony Kemper said the key to victory is to find a way to disrupt Louisiana Tech’s senior shooting guard, Kierra Anthony. “We need to really do a good...

Men’s basketball aims to bounce back after first conference loss

Men’s basketball aims to bounce back after first conference loss

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall Men’s Basketball team will continue its road conference games this week at Louisiana Tech and Southern Mississippi after losing to Western Kentucky Monday night. Marshall (12-7, 5-1 C-USA) will face the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (13-7, 3-4 C-USA) Thursday night, followed by the Southern...

Second-half collapse sends WKU past Marshall for first C-USA loss

Second-half collapse sends WKU past Marshall for first C-USA loss

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Marshall looked like it had control Monday night in Diddle Arena. Instead, a collapse over the final six minutes happened, as Western Kentucky closed the game on an 22-6 run to hand the Thundering Herd its first Conference USA loss of the season, 68-59.   “Give credit...