The Parthenon

Herd Swim and Dive dominate JMU on Senior Day

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

February 2, 2020

Marshall University’s Swim and Dive team defeated James Madison University at their last home meet of the season with the score 128-112, winning eight out of 13 events on Feb. 1. The Herd broke two pool records and four personal best performances during this meet. “This was a total team effort...

Herd Women’s Basketball Ends Four Game Skid With 85-75 Win Over Owls

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

February 1, 2020

Marshall University women’s basketball ended its four-game losing streak as it defeated Florida Atlantic 85-75 Saturday afternoon in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd improved to 8-12 overall (3-6 Conference USA), while the Owls fell to 9-12 on the season (3-7 C-USA). After Thursday’s...

Panthers Outlast Herd Women’s Basketball Late Rally, 68-65

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

January 30, 2020

  The Marshall University women’s basketball losing streak grew to three as its comeback fell short Thursday night to FIU, 68-65, in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd fell to 7-12 overall (2-6 Conference USA), while the Panthers improved to 5-15 on the season (2-7 C-USA). The...

Athlete of the Week: Kobe Bryant–former NBA star, husband, father

 In this Jan. 4, 2015 file photo Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant dunks during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Los Angeles. Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. He was 41.

Staff Report

January 28, 2020

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENTS: 5-time NBA champion NBA Most Valuable Player (2008) 2-time Finals MVP 2-time Olympic gold medalist Academy Award Winner Husband and father to four daughters Nearly four years removed from his legendary NBA playing days at the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant...

Marshall Swim and Dive to compete against Ohio University and James Madison University

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 28, 2020

Marshall Swim and Dive will be competing at Ohio University in a dual meet this Friday, Jan. 31. After that, the Herd will be in the Fredrick A. Fitch Natatorium on Saturday at 2 p.m. where the team will compete in their last home meet and honor senior day. “This is just preparation for our conference...

Herd women’s basketball prepares for homestand against FIU

Freshman guard Savannah Wheeler drives to the basket against WKU’s Raneem Elgedawy.

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

January 28, 2020

Looking to end a three-game losing skid, the Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will play host to the FIU Panthers Thursday evening in the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd is entering the week with a 7-11 record (2-5 C-USA) after a tough loss to the Western Kentucky Lady Toppers, 74-65,...

Lady Toppers use 29-point Fourth Quarter to Top the Herd, 74-65

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

January 25, 2020

The Marshall University women’s basketball team was defeated by the Western Kentucky University Lady Toppers with a final score of 74-65 on Saturday afternoon in the Cam Henderson Center. The Thundering Herd dropped to 7-11 overall (2-5 Conference USA), while the Lady Toppers improved to 12-6 on...