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Herd Tennis to play Cincinnati and WVU

Kasey Madden, Reporter

March 4, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University’s women’s tennis team hits the road this weekend to play the University of Cincinnati and West Virginia University. The Herd travels after two home matches against Penn State University and Utah University. Marshall beat Penn State Saturday 4-3 for the second season in a row...

Athletic training keeps Herd athletes healthy

Athletic training keeps Herd athletes healthy

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

March 4, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University Athletic Training Department gives students the opportunity to have hands on experience with Division 1 sports teams. Athletic trainers are in the background of every event any team competes in. Kacey Hidebrand is an athletic training student at Marshall for the men’s soccer tea...

Herd prepares to take on Monarchs

Herd prepares to take on Monarchs

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

March 3, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team won seven of its last 10 games and takes on Old Dominion University 8 p.m. Thursday at the Ted Constant Convocation Center in Norfolk, Virginia. Earlier this season, the Herd (11-18, 7-9) lost to the Monarchs (22-6, 11-5) 72-51 at the Cam Henderson Cent...

Utah squeaks by Herd tennis

Kasey Madden, Reporter

March 3, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University’s women’s tennis team lost to Utah University 4-3 Monday at the Huntington Tennis Club. The Herd, ranked at 55, won all of the doubles matches, but only freshman Maddie Silver won in singles against Utah, ranked 73 in the nation. Number one doubles team of Derya Turhan and A...

Player of the week 

Player of the week 

Bradley Heltzel, Reporter

March 2, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Justin Edmonds scored a career-high 27 points on 9-11 field goals Saturday leading the Herd to victory over Florida Atlantic University in its final home game of the season. Edmonds, who went 7-9 from the free throw line, was aggressive attacking the basket throughout the game. He converted on bot...

Herd seniors victorious in final home game

Herd seniors victorious in final home game

Adam Polsky, Reporter

March 1, 2015


Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University’s men’s basketball team matched its win total from last season Saturday with a victory against Florida Atlantic University, 79-63, in the last home game of the 2014-2015 season. Seniors JP Kambola, Cheikh Sane and Shawn Smith were honored before tip off, and the Thundering Her...

#WeekendWalkOff: They called him Mr. Glass

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

February 27, 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 M. Night Shyamalan’s movies tend to have a supernatural theme, but for Derrick Rose, the Mr. Glass nickname has become all too real. The Chicago Bulls announced late Tue...

His memory lives on among the crowd

His memory lives on among the crowd

Jill Shemanski, Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

The Marshall University athletic department honored its late President Stephen J. Kopp by embroidering the seat he sat in during Marshall basketball games at the Cam Henderson Center. The seat, embroidered with Kopp’s initials, is located in the first row. Athletes, coaches and audience members at ...

WEEKEND WATCH

Bradley Heltzel, Contributor

February 27, 2015


Filed under OPINION, SPORTS, WEEKEND WATCH

Men’s Basketball: Florida Atlantic @ Marshall  Saturday at 8 p.m. Marquan Botley, Point Guard, #2- Florida Atlantic University has lost nine straight games with its last victory coming against Marshall Jan. 17. In fact, that victory over Marshall is the only victory the Owls have registered s...

Herd rolls FIU, secures C-USA tourney spot

Herd rolls FIU, secures C-USA tourney spot

Malcolm Walton, Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under GALLERIES, Showcase, SPORTS

  Marshall University’s men’s basketball team dominated Florida International University Thursday 87-69 on its way to its sixth win in its last nine games, securing the team a spot in the C-USA tournament. “It feels good,” said Ryan Taylor, sophomore small forward for the Herd. “It f...

Marshall cheerleaders looking to improve student section

Marshall cheerleaders looking to improve student section

Mercedez Speight, Reporter

February 26, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall University Thundering Herd’s Cheerleading team is having tryouts in the upcoming month. Coach Jake Gilliam said he can not wait to bring new skill and talented athletes into Marshall’s cheer program. “I can’t wait to prepare them for the season and put my own little fingerprints...

Herd basketball to take on a double dose of Florida

Herd basketball to take on a double dose of Florida

Kasey Madden, Reporter

February 26, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University men’s basketball team takes on two Florida teams this week for its last home games. The Herd faces Florida International University 8 p.m. Thursday and plays Florida Atlantic University 7 p.m. Saturday. The Herd lost by four points in overtime the last time it played against FIU. The la...