The Parthenon

Herd men’s basketball welcomes UAB for C-USA showdown

Herd men’s basketball welcomes UAB for C-USA showdown

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University’s men’s basketball is slated to take on the University of Alabama at Birmingham Saturday in the second game of their home series. Last season, Marshall and UAB split the two games they played, both in a blowout fashion. The first matchup between the two teams last season was...

Litton declares for NFL, leaves legacy at Marshall

Litton declares for NFL, leaves legacy at Marshall

Luke Creasy, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall’s 2017 starting quarterback, Chase Litton, has decided to forgo his final year of NCAA eligibility to step onto football’s largest stage: the National Football League. Litton tweeted his public announcement early Sunday afternoon: “First and foremost, I want to thank my teammates – my b...

Track and Field travels to Indiana for Gladstein Invitational

Luke Creasy, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

  After a fast start to the year, the Marshall University track and field team travels to Bloomington, Indiana this weekend to compete in the Gladstein Invitational, a two-day meet at Indiana University. The Herd is fresh off the Marshall Women’s Classic this past weekend, where it tied...

Herd women’s basketball falls short to LA Tech

Courtney Andrews, Reporter

January 15, 2018


Filed under SPORTS

Marshall University women’s basketball came up short Saturday at the Henderson Center against Louisiana Tech’s Lady Techsters by a final score of 74-69. It was the team’s first home conference game of the 2017-18 season. “We were very proud, knowing we fought the whole game,” sophomore guard...

Herd hits the road in league play

Herd hits the road in league play

Luke Creasy, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

After opening the Conference USA portion of its schedule with a three-game home stand, the Herd hits the road to take on the Charlotte 49ers (5-9, 1-2 CUSA) on Thursday and the Old Dominion Monarchs (12-3, 3-0 CUSA) on Saturday. Head Coach Dan D’Antoni said he expects a much different Charlotte...

Marshall football fall short on senior day

Brigham Warf, Reporter

November 27, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

The Marshall Thundering Herd football team came up just short on senior day Saturday at Joan C. Edwards stadium against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles with a final score of 28-27. The classic Conference USA matchup between the Thundering Herd and the Golden Eagles came down to the last seconds as...

Marshall basketball season tips off tonight

Marshall basketball season tips off tonight

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Marshall basketball season is here. Both the men’s and women’s teams open season play tonight at the Cam Henderson Center. Marshall women’s basketball takes on the Longwood Lancers at 5 p.m. The men’s team will play host to the University of Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at 8 p.m. The men’s basketba...

Thundering Herd football hoping to end losing streak against WKU Saturday

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Football, SPORTS

Marshall football (6-3, 3-2) looks to bounce back this Saturday at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium where they will take on Western Kentucky University (5-4, 3-2). This week marks the anniversary of the young Thundering Herd tragedy. “They understand the importance of this game and what it means, not only...

Marshall football attempts to bounce back in Florida

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

  By: Kyle Curley The Parthenon The Marshall football team (6-2, 3-1) will try to bounce back this week in Boca Raton, Florida where they will face Florida Atlantic University (5-3, 4-0). Marshall leads the all-time series between the two schools, 4-0. Captains for this week will be Chase H...

Marshall reigns victorious, defeats West Virginia Tech 99-81

October 29, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized

Though the Marshall men’s basketball team has lost some familiar faces with the departures of Kyrie Allison, Terrence Thomson, Steve Browning, Austin Loop and Ryan Taylor, the team secured its first exhibition win of the season Sunday, with a 99-81 victory over West Virginia Tech. In the first half of th...

FIU Panthers end Marshall football win streak

FIU Panthers end Marshall football win streak

Brigham Warf, For The Parthenon

October 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

​Richard Crank The FIU Panthers traveled to Huntington and stunned Marshall’s football team with a final score of 41-30 to end the Herd’s five game win streak and undefeated conference record. ​The Herd was plagued by turnovers throughout the course of the game, one of which occurred during the se...

Marshall football prepares for the Panthers

Kyle Curley, Assistant Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under SPORTS

  By KYLE CURLEY The Parthenon The Marshall  football team (6-1, 3-0) has won its last five games, including three in conference that have placed them tied for first place in the C-USA standings. Its next challenge comes in the form of a surging Florida International University (4-2, 2-1) ...