The Parthenon

Herd battles, falls short

Herd battles, falls short

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

January 11, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University men’s basketball team dropped its sixth straight game Saturday with its last-second, 77-72 loss to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (7-8 (1-2)). The game was the Thundering Herd’s (4-12 (0-3)) closest contest since the 69-66 loss to West Virginia University in...

Herd loses fifth-straight in 72-51 loss to Monarchs

Herd loses fifth-straight in 72-51 loss to Monarchs

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

January 9, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The Thundering Herd men’s basketball team opened Conference USA play at home with its fifth straight loss Thursday after falling to the No. 25 Monarchs of Old Dominion University 72-51. The Herd remained within striking range of the ranked Monarchs in the first half, taking an early 5-0 lead thanks...

A HAPPY HERD HOLLIDAY

A HAPPY HERD HOLLIDAY

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 24, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

"To be able to take this game ball back to Jane, his wife, I know Dr. Kopp, he's smiling up there somewhere because he'd be proud of this football team."

Herd makes final preparations for Boca Raton Bowl

Herd makes final preparations for Boca Raton Bowl

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 23, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

For some, Boca Raton, Florida, is a vacation destination, but if you ask the members of the Marshall University football team, it’s just the location of their final business trip this season. The Thundering Herd has been treated to a party on the beach and a trip to the bowling alley since its arrival in ...

Herd pulls away from King for 14-point win

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 17, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

The Thundering Herd men’s basketball team got its first win in nearly a month Tuesday night as it defeated the King University Tornadoes 90-76 . The Herd got off to a fast start with back-to-back threes from Austin Loop and a dunk by Ryan Taylor that pushed the Marshall University lead to 13-3 just...

Herd fights but falls in Capitol Classic

Herd fights but falls in Capitol Classic

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 15, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

“Each game, we’re growing together as a team, on and off the court and in the locker room we’re coming together more.” - Justin Edmonds

HERD WINS

HERD WINS

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 8, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Twelve years after hosting its last conference championship game, a 49-45 win over the University of Toledo, the Marshall University football team added to its history of winning conference titles. The Thundering Herd defeated the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs 26-...

Herd softball powered by local talent

Herd softball powered by local talent

Amber Payne, Reporter

December 3, 2014


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University’s softball team has six players from West Virginia. In the last few years, Marshall’s head coach, Shonda Stanton, has looked for local student-athletes who are going to help the Thundering Herd do big things. “Our goal is and always has been to secure the best student–athlete...

GALLERY: Herd men’s basketball falls to University of South Carolina

Scott Bolger, Reporter

December 2, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

  The Thundering Herd men’s basketball team (3-4) gave a spirited effort in the second half of Monday’s game against the University of South Carolina (4-3), but its performance in the first half put them in a deficit too insurmountable. The final score was 77-59. “We started slow again...

Marshall’s equestrian team competes in second show of the year

Marshall’s equestrian team competes in second show of the year

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

November 20, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University equestrian team competed against 10 other schools in its second show of the year Nov. 8 and 9 in Midway, Kentucky. The team was represented by four riders: Christine Proffitt, Kylie Swain, Andrea Withee and team co-captain Kelsey Willis. The riders collected a total of four...

GALLERY: Herd routs Golden Bears, improves to 3-0

GALLERY: Herd routs Golden Bears, improves to 3-0

Scott Bolger, Reporter

November 19, 2014


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Uncategorized

  The Marshall University Thundering Herd men’s basketball team ended its three game stint against Division II schools Tuesday, walloping the Golden Bears of West Virginia University Insititute of Technology 87-65. Marshall shot 13-30 from behind the arc and was also 20-25 from the free...

Ezeigbo works hard on the court and in the classroom

Ezeigbo works hard on the court and in the classroom

LaChel House, Reporter

November 18, 2014


Filed under SPORTS

When Chukwuka Ezeigbo was 11 years old, she was not too interested in basketball. So, when she was told that her height would give her an advantage, and she should give the sport a shot, she reluctantly did. Today, basketball is Ezeigbo’s life. Ezeigbo, a 6 foot , three center from Trenton, New...