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Player of the week

Player of the week

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, SPORTS

JP Kambola recorded his first career double-double with 14 points on 5-8 field goals and 12 rebounds in Saturday’s victory over University of North Texas. Kambola also reached double-digit scoring in Thursday’s win over Rice when he scored 10 points on 4-7 FG, which included two, three-pointers. ...

Marshall softball starts season 5-0

Marshall softball starts season 5-0

James Collier, Contributor

February 9, 2015


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

The Thundering Herd never trailed at any point during the tournament, and it is out to its best start since starting 7-0 in 2010. Marshall jumped on Army out of the gate Friday in its season opener en route to a 10-4 win.  A lead-off walk to Morgan Zerkle provided the Herd its first run of the bal...

Men’s basketball picks up eighth win

Men’s basketball picks up eighth win

Adam Polsky, Reporter

February 9, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

  The Thundering Herd started the contest off with back-to-back-to-back three pointers to build a 9-0 advantage. The Mean Green answered with a 12-0 run of its own, later in the first half and added an 8-0 run early in the second half as well. The Herd has lacked the ability to overcome these deficits fo...

WEEKEND WATCH

Bradley Heltzel, Contributor

February 6, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Men’s Basketball: North Texas @ Marshall Saturday at 7 p.m. Jordan Williams, Guard, #23- Williams is an explosive 6-foot-6 senior guard and leads North Texas in scoring at 15.8 points per game which ranks eighth in C-USA. Williams led the team in scoring as a junior, last season in which he eclip...

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

GALLERY: Herd wins 69-55

Adam Polsky, Reporter

February 6, 2015


Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s basketball extended its win streak to six straight games against Rice University Thursday in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd won in convincing fashion, 69-55, after taking the lead with 4:09 left in the first half and maintaining it for the remainder of the ...

Back in full force

Back in full force

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University women’s softball team hopes to take back the C-USA Championship trophy it took two years ago. After coming up short last season, the team is focusing on this goal, and it all starts Friday in Charleston, South Carolina, when the Herd takes on West Point and College of Char...

2015 signing day welcomes new recruiting class

2015 signing day welcomes new recruiting class

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s football team announced its 25 recruits Wednesday, which includes 11 players from Florida. Head coach Doc Holliday said his coaching staff has always recruited heavily in the Florida area and the team’s recent national exposure has helped in the recruiting process. “We we...

Chris Cline Athletic Complex

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 3, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University’s new indoor athletic facility, the Chris Cline Athletic Complex, has already made an impact on the university’s athletes. Bethany Drury, junior track and field team member, said the facility is a huge advantage for the team. “Everything that we have now is the best quality,” Drury s...

Herd football reveals 2015 schedule

Herd football reveals 2015 schedule

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 3, 2015


Filed under Football, SPORTS

C-USA and Marshall University football announced its 2015 regular season schedule Monday. Coming off a 13-1 season, the defending C-USA champion will look to carry its success from 2014 into a new season. The Thundering Herd will open the 2015 season at home against the Purdue University Boilermakers Sept. 5....

Former Herd baseball players still use teamwork

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 3, 2015


Filed under Baseball, Uncategorized

From throwing strikes, to fielding hits, to the daily operations of Marshall University, three former Herd baseball players still know the meaning of teamwork. John Winters, Director of Printing Services Brian Morgan, chair and associate of Integrated Science and Technology and Sargent Scott Ballou of th...

Player of the week

Player of the week

Brad Heltzel, Reporter

February 3, 2015


Filed under OPINION, SPORTS

Position: Forward Class: Sophomore Hometown: Indianapolis Taylor put up big numbers the last two weeks and has a current streak of four straight double-doubles. Taylor’s double-double performances against UTEP and Southern Miss guided the Herd to its first two conference wins of the season. Taylor scor...