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Women’s soccer extends record streak

Women’s soccer extends record streak

Josh Hughes, reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University women’s soccer team continued in the right direction this weekend as it extended its streak without a loss to 10 matches. The Herd played the University of North Texas to a scoreless draw Friday and defeated Rice University Sunday by a score of 1-0. In the match with North...

Volleyball team beats Charlotte, gets first conference win of season

September 26, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

    Marshall University’s volleyball team earned its first C-USA win of the season Friday as it defeated the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 3-2. The team’s win, which came at the Cam Henderson center, gives the Herd a 10-5 record on the year. The Herd’s accuracy...

Marshall football team’s performance through first three games of the season

Bradley Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor

September 24, 2015


Filed under Football, OPINION, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team’s 45-7 win against Norfolk State University Saturday marked the first quarter of the Herd’s 2015 season with the team having played three of its 12 total games. With 25 percent of the schedule complete, it’s an optimal juncture to examine which aspects of...

Herd volleyball team falls to Hilltoppers in four sets

Ishmael Witten, reporter

September 24, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University’s volleyball team dropped its conference opener Wednesday to Western Kentucky University. The Hilltoppers (13-2) defeated the Herd in (9-5) in four sets at the Cam Henderson Center. Despite winning the first set of the game and nearly taking the second, Marshall struggled throughout...

Women’s basketball team assists the community

Women’s basketball team assists the community

Brittanie Fowler, contributor

September 23, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Whether volunteering at Fit Fest or the Facing Hunger Foodbank, the Marshall University women’s basketball team is assisting the Huntington community. While half the team participated in the annual Fit Fest Sunday, an event to benefit the Paul Ambrose Trail for Health, the other half volunteered at...

Litton and the Herd win big

Bradley Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The Chase Litton era began Saturday as the Marshall University football team defeated Norfolk State University, 45-7. Litton, a true freshman, made his first collegiate start, completing 24 of 31 passes for 270 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions. “For first games and the guy getting...

Marshall men’s soccer team falls to Kentucky in conference opener

Alec Hildebeidel, reporter

September 22, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University men’s soccer team lost its C-USA opener Saturday 1-0 to the University of Kentucky at Hoops Family Field. With the loss, which is the second consecutive for the team, Marshall fell to 4-3 on the season. “It was like a good 12-round boxing match,” Marshall head coach Bob...

Marshall rugby team loses to Xavier, 39-10

Scott Bolger, reporter

September 22, 2015


Filed under rugby, SPORTS

The Marshall University men’s rugby team was struck by Xavier University Saturday with a performance that led to a 39-10 victory in the away team’s favor. After the loss, the Herd fell to 1-1 on the season and an 0-2-1 record against the Musketeers in the teams last three matchups. The Musketeers...

Marshall blows past Norfolk State 45-7

Trace Johnson, Reporter

September 19, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University’s football team rebounded after its loss last week and beat Norfolk State University Saturday 45-7 in front of a crowd of 24,114 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium. Freshman quarterback Chase Litton, who made his first career start for the Herd, completed 24 of 31 passes for 270 yards...

Marshall Rubgy team faces Xavier

Scott Bolger, Reporter

September 18, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

After an impressive win in its season debut against Eastern Kentucky University, the Marshall University rugby team faces Xavier University 1 p.m. Saturday at the 29th Street field in Huntington. The two teams played twice last season. After drawing the Herd 22-22 in the first matchup, the Musketeers...

Birdsong, Litton to share snaps this weekend

Ishmael Witten, Reporter

September 18, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Coming off its loss to Ohio University last week, the Marshall University football team looks to improve in many aspects Saturday against Norfolk State University. The primary scene in Saturday’s home contest will take place under center. Head coach Doc Holliday said his top-two quarterbacks...

Herd prepared for Spartans after tough loss

Malcolm Walton, Sports Editor

September 17, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

After suffering its first road loss since December 2013, Marshall University’s football team heads back to Joan C. Edwards Stadium 3:30 p.m. Saturday to face Norfolk State University. This weekend’s match will be the first meeting all-time between the Herd (1-1) and the Spartans (0-2). Head...