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Cross-country freshman ‘runs’ in the footsteps of Hall of Fame father

Cross-country freshman ‘runs’ in the footsteps of Hall of Fame father

Grant Goodrich, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Marshall Athletics Hall of Famer Rogers Beckett left Huntington several years ago, but the Beckett name returned to Marshall’s campus this semester with his freshman, cross-country running daughter, Astoria Beckett. “Even though my intentions weren’t to come here,” Astoria Beckett said, “I...

Herd volleyball to take on Charlotte, WKU

Herd volleyball to take on Charlotte, WKU

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

After starting conference play 2-0, the Marshall University volleyball team will hit the road this week to battle the Charlotte 49ers and the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.  The Herd is coming off of a sweep against Southern Mississippi and a 3-1 win against Florida International University. Marsh...

MU Football to travel to Middle TN

MU Football to travel to Middle TN

Brigham Warf, Reporter

October 1, 2019

The Herd’s goal to hoist the Conference-USA Championship trophy begins Saturday against Middle Tennessee to kick off conference play. “We’re trying to start off 1-0 and come together as a team,” redshirt sophomore running back Brenden Knox said. “Conference play brings out the best in people...

Marshall volleyball starts Conference season 2-0

Marshall volleyball starts Conference season 2-0

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 30, 2019

It was a huge weekend for Head Coach Ari Aganus and the Marshall University volleyball team as Aganus collected her first home win as head coach and the team started off conference play 2-0 in front of two 750+ crowds. “The atmosphere in here is something that I didn’t expect,” Aganus sa...

Herd football falls in large margin to Cincinnati

Herd football falls in large margin to Cincinnati

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 29, 2019

The Marshall University football team was handed its second loss of the season Saturday night when the University of Cincinnati put on a passing clinic to defeat the Herd 52-14. The Bearcats (3-1) and sophomore quarterback Desmond Ridder came into the Joan C. Edwards Stadium and put on an offensive...

Women’s soccer falls to UTEP at home

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 27, 2019

The Herd women’s soccer team were shut out in the second half Thursday night at Hoops Family Field against UTEP; with a final score of 3-2. Marshall dropped to 2-8-0 on the season. “It happened in the blink of an eye,” Head Coach Kevin Long said. “The first half I felt that we controlled...

Women’s soccer to face UTEP in second conference game of season

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 26, 2019

The Marshall University Women’s soccer team looks for its third win of the season on Thursday when they take on University of Texas at El Paso in Huntington at Hoops Family Field at 7 p.m. The herd hope to improve to (3-7-0) (0-1-0 Conference USA) on the season when they play UTEP Thursday night;...

Cam Henderson floor gets face lift

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 24, 2019

The Cam Henderson Center’s floor received a makeover that features a mix of new and old Thundering Herd logos to create a fresh design.  “Coach D’Antoni likes to use the retro look on a lot of Marshall basketball pieces,” Associate Athletic Director Jeff O’Malley said. “We came up with the design that we believe is ...

MU football faces Cincinnati, both look to extend record to 3-1

MU football faces Cincinnati, both look to extend record to 3-1

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 24, 2019

The Cincinnati Bearcats will seek revenge against the Herd at Joans C. Edwards Stadium Saturday after losing the last matchup. The last time the two teams met was during the 2017-18 season. The Thundering Herd traveled to Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati and upset the Bearcats with a final score of 38-21....

Athlete of the Week: Amber Weber

Athlete of the Week: Amber Weber

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

September 24, 2019

ABOUT AMBER WEBER: Position: Libero Class: Senior Height: 5’4 Hometown:  Ocala, FL.   LAST WEEK’S  RESULTS: Comfort Inn-vitational vs. Morehead State, Coppin State, South- eastern Louisiana Morehead State: 5 SP, 3 Assists, 1 RE, 30 Digs Coppin State:...

Herd men’s soccer falls to Vaqueros

Herd men’s soccer falls to Vaqueros

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Marshall University Men’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday night by losing 3-2 to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Tuesday night the Herd and the Vaqueros of UT-RGV met up on the soccer pitch for the first meeting between the two programs. The game was an...

Cross country wins big at Adidas Winthrop Invitational

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 18, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd men and women’s cross-country teams raced Saturday Sept. 14 in Rock Hill, South Carolina for the 36th annual Adidas Winthrop Invitational. “Coming out on top in both men and women’s was our goal,” Assistant Coach Caleb Bowen said. “This was just the...