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Marshall tabs Aganus as next head volleyball coach

Sydney Shelton, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2019

Marshall University named Ariana Aganus the school's new women’s volleyball head coach Wednesday. “Our goal is to bring Marshall back to a winning volleyball program,” Aganus said. “Beyond that, it is to get our athletes graduated, and we want them to have a great experience [at Marshall].” Aganus...

Marshall outlasts Louisiana Tech for 5-1 conference start

Marshall outlasts Louisiana Tech for 5-1 conference start

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 25, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team won its third straight Conference USA game Thursday, when it outlasted Louisiana Tech in triple overtime, 90-88, and advanced its conference record to 5-1. The prolonged game was Marshall’s second of the season and its first triple overtime...

Marshall prepares for C-USA matchup against LA Tech

Marshall prepares for C-USA matchup against LA Tech

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 23, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd women’s basketball team will face off against Louisiana Tech Thursday evening in a game where Marshall Head Coach Tony Kemper said the key to victory is to find a way to disrupt Louisiana Tech’s senior shooting guard, Kierra Anthony. “We need to really do a good...

Men’s basketball aims to bounce back after first conference loss

Men’s basketball aims to bounce back after first conference loss

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 23, 2019

The Marshall Men’s Basketball team will continue its road conference games this week at Louisiana Tech and Southern Mississippi after losing to Western Kentucky Monday night. Marshall (12-7, 5-1 C-USA) will face the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (13-7, 3-4 C-USA) Thursday night, followed by the Southern...

Second-half collapse sends WKU past Marshall for first C-USA loss

Second-half collapse sends WKU past Marshall for first C-USA loss

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 22, 2019

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Marshall looked like it had control Monday night in Diddle Arena. Instead, a collapse over the final six minutes happened, as Western Kentucky closed the game on an 22-6 run to hand the Thundering Herd its first Conference USA loss of the season, 68-59.   “Give credit...

Burks, Marshall race past FIU for fifth straight win

Burks, Marshall race past FIU for fifth straight win

Millard Stickler, Reporter

January 20, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated Florida International University, 105-97, on Saturday in a fast-paced Conference USA matchup at the Cam Henderson Center. Strong performances by senior guard C.J. Burks, freshman guard Taevion Kinsey and senior guard Jon Elmore helped the...

Herd men’s basketball to close out three-game homestand against FIU, looks to extend win streak

Herd men’s basketball to close out three-game homestand against FIU, looks to extend win streak

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 18, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team looks to extend its winning streak over Florida International Saturday night at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd is entering the contest with a 11-6 (4-0 C-USA) record after defeating Florida Atlantic, 96-84, Thursday night. The FIU Panthers are...

Marshall overcomes tough battle with Florida Atlantic, wins fourth straight

Marshall overcomes tough battle with Florida Atlantic, wins fourth straight

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter

January 17, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls in a home conference game Thursday evening, 96-84, at the Cam Henderson Center. “I thought it was a great game,” Marshall men's basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “Our defense was good. It was outstanding....

Marshall’s 2019 football schedule released

Marshall’s 2019 football schedule released

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor

January 10, 2019

Marshall football’s 2019 opponents were already known, but the order in which the Herd will play the 12 teams on its schedule was unknown to the public until Thursday.   Marshall unveiled its schedule, which features seven home contests at Joan C. Edwards Stadium, on Thursday. The Thundering...