The Parthenon

New videoboard in Cam Henderson Center nearing completion

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Installation of the Cam Henderson Center’s $1 million, center-hung videoboard is approaching its conclusion, as Marshall University Athletics aims for an early-September completion date. “(The board will) make a world of difference in that arena,” Aaron Goebbel, associate director of athletics for ext...

Men’s soccer drops match against Oakland

Men’s soccer drops match against Oakland

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, SPORTS

Marshall men’s soccer endured a 3-2 loss Monday night at Hoops Family Field, as two second half goals weren’t enough to top the Oakland Grizzlies. With the loss, Marshall moved to a win-loss record of 1-1-0 while Oakland improved to 1-0-1. “I think we just didn’t keep our cool,” Marshal...

Men’s soccer earns its first win of 2018 season

Men’s soccer earns its first win of 2018 season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under Men's Soccer, Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall University men’s soccer scored early and kept Duquesne scoreless in its 2018 season opener, as it won 1-0 Friday night at Hoops Family Field.  The Herd is now 1-0-0 on the season, handing Duquesne (0-1-0) its first loss of the season. “First three minutes I thought we played extr...

Women’s soccer drops first home match

Women’s soccer drops first home match

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

August 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Soccer

In its 2018 home opener, the Marshall University women’s soccer team fell short to the UT Martin Skyhawks, 3-1, Friday at Hoops Family Field in Huntington. Both teams had a fast start, as Marshall junior forward Farah Abu-Tayeh scored her second goal of the season in the fifth minute, only to be ...

Marshall chosen to host C-USA Volleyball Championship

Marshall chosen to host C-USA Volleyball Championship

STAFF REPORT, The Parthenon

June 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

For the first time since 2007, Marshall University will host the Conference USA Volleyball Championship inside the Cam Henderson Center. The single-elimination tournament brings a lot of attention to the Huntington community. “We are excited to be hosting the Conference USA volleyball tournament,” Dir...

Herd baseball battles Mountaineers in marathon midweek matchup at Power Park

Herd baseball battles Mountaineers in marathon midweek matchup at Power Park

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

  Marshall baseball battled WVU for 13 innings Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park, but ultimately lost the contest 11-10 after five hours and 10 minutes of play. “It was a hard-fought battle between both teams and it went back and forth the whole game,” head coach Jeff Waggoner said. ...

Herd track and field begins historic Penn Relays

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Track and Field

Marshall track and field began competition Thursday at the historic 124th annual Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania’s Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The meet is the largest and oldest track and field competition in the United States. The first Penn Relays were held in 1895. The event, h...

Herd baseball meets West Virginia at Power Park Tuesday

Herd baseball meets West Virginia at Power Park Tuesday

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

After being swept by the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs this past weekend, the Marshall baseball team returns home to Appalachian Power Park Tuesday in Charleston for a Capitol City Classic on the Diamond, as the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Thundering Herd meet for an annual matchup. WVU and Marshall ...

Softball falls to 2-1 to Western Kentucky in three-game series

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Softball, SPORTS

Herd softball dropped Sunday’s game against Western Kentucky at WKU Softball Field, 4-1, to fall 2-1 in the series. With the loss, Marshall is now 23-24-1 overall and 11-9-1 in Conference USA. “Unfortunately, today’s result isn’t surprising,” Marshall head coach Jen Steele said. “We didn’t...

Herd baseball powers past Ohio in game one

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Baseball, SPORTS

Marshall baseball took a 6-2 win in the first of its two midweek games against the Ohio Bobcats Tuesday afternoon at YMCA Kennedy Center Field in Huntington, West Virginia. The Herd moved to a season record of 16-17 (5-10 C-USA), while Ohio fell to 17-18 (5-7 MAC). After falling behind 1-0 in the...

Herd women’s golf completes first round at 2018 Conference USA Championship

Herd women’s golf completes first round at 2018 Conference USA Championship

Luke Creasy, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Women's Golf

Marshall Thundering Herd women’s golf began competition at the Conference USA Championship Tournament Monday morning at the Verandah Club in Fort Myers, Florida. The 12-team field finished the first of three rounds in their attempt at this season’s Conference USA Women’s Golf Champion. The Herd c...