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More than a game

More than a game

Kasey Madden, Reporter

April 7, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

For those who have played at the collegiate level, sports have never been ‘just a game.’ At Marshall University, the rich history surrounding the football program has taught many players life lessons on and off the field. These lessons learned in sports are not limited to the football program, thoug...

Marshall on the Masters

Kasey Madden, Reporter

April 7, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The 2015 Masters Tournament starts 3 p.m. Thursday at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia. Last year, Bubba Watson won the Masters and took home his second green jacket. Tiger Woods is back in the tournament this year, after last competing in the 2013 Master’s. Woods has won the Master’s...

Player of the week

Player of the week

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

April 6, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University tennis team picked up two impressive victories this weekend, defeating number 38 ranked DePaul University Friday and number 52 ranked College of William & Mary. Pomyatinskaya played a substantial role in those two victories, posting a combined 3-1 record in singles and dou...

Herd softball to take on Wildcats

Herd softball to take on Wildcats

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

April 6, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University softball is coming off a two-game sweep against the University of North Texas and looking to continue its success this week in four games in the next five days. The team is on the road for all four games starting 6 p.m. Wednesday in Lexington, Kentucky, when it faces The University of...

Recipe for success includes hometown flavor

Recipe for success includes hometown flavor

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

April 5, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University softball team has seven players from West Virginia on a team with 21 players, where recruiting is popular in states like California, Texas and Florida. On a campus like Marshall, having strong roots from West Virginia is a big deal to the community. Sophomore Morgan Zerkle...

Herd sweep Mean Green in rain-shortened series

Herd sweep Mean Green in rain-shortened series

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

April 5, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s softball team (23-10, 6-5) won two games Saturday against the University of North Texas (14-20, 6-8) in what was supposed to be a three-game series. The third game was declared a no contest due to travel regulations. The first match of the series began Friday, but it was...

Opportunity to renew football tickets passed, those seats are now ‘clear and open’

Opportunity to renew football tickets passed, those seats are now ‘clear and open’

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

April 2, 2015


Filed under Football, NEWS

The Marshall University ticket office is getting ready for football season in the fall. The ticket office wrapped up renewal ticket sales for those who had tickets in the past. Aaron Goebbel, associate athletic director for external affairs said this week the ticket office is in a transition peri...

Track team sets its sights on Athens

Kasey Madden, Reporter

April 2, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University’s track and field team heads to Athens, Ohio, this weekend for the Cherry Blossom Invitational. The Herd is participating in the meet after a successful weekend at the Raleigh Relays in North Carolina last weekend. According to Marshall athletics, about 2,500 athletes competed...

#WeekendWalkoff: Tourney Talk Pt.II

#WeekendWalkoff: Tourney Talk Pt.II

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

#WeekendWalkOff is a weekly column where sports and pop culture collide in a look at the one of that week’s biggest sports topics. Faster than Twista can recite the alphabet, March Madness has come and is now about to be gone. Yes, it’s Final Four weekend (and also Easter weekend). The University...

WEEKEND WATCH

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

April 2, 2015


Filed under OPINION, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

Softball: North Texas @ Marshall Friday at 1 p.m.—Friday at 3 p.m.—Saturday at noon Taylor Schoblocher, Left Field, #16-  Schoblocher has been an offensive force this season anticipating pitches and hitting with power. Schblocher has the capability to belt homers and carry the ball when she i...

First home game for women’s lacrosse cancelled

First home game for women’s lacrosse cancelled

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

April 1, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University women’s lacrosse team was preparing for what was going to be the first home game in program history. The game that was scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday against Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was cancelled due to IUP not having enough players. Unlike other teams, women’s la...

Herd softball hopes to continue winning streak

Herd softball hopes to continue winning streak

Adam Polsky, Reporter

April 1, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Marshall University softball returns to C-USA action with a three game series against University of North Texas this weekend at Dot Hicks Field. The Thundering Herd is riding a five game win streak into this contest after back-to-back sweeps against Furman University and Wright State University. T...