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Division I athlete dedicates life to soccer, son

Division I athlete dedicates life to soccer, son

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

As a native of Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Marshall men’s soccer redshirt senior goalkeeper Paulo Pita has had the dream of playing professional soccer turned into reality. Prior to playing collegiate soccer for the Herd, Pita played for the Golden Eagles at the University of Charleston in Charleston,...

Co-Athlete of the Week: Lindsay Langley and Destiny Leon

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

September 17, 2019

  ABOUT LINDSAY LANGLEY: Position: Goalkeeper Height: 5’4 Class: Sophomore Hometown: Springfield, OR Last week’s results High Point University, W 3-1  1 GA (goals allowed), 9 SV (saves) Marshall women’s soccer sophomore goalkeeper Lindsay Langley was named Confere...

Marshall swim and dive hosted first alumni meet

Marshall swim and dive hosted first alumni meet

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

Marshall swim and dive hosted it’s first alumni meet last Saturday, Sept. 14.

Marshall vs Ohio (Battle for the Bell) Gallery

Marshall vs Ohio (Battle for the Bell) Gallery

Richard Crank, Photographer

September 15, 2019

Check out these photos from the Battle for the Bell where Marshall faced Ohio and won 33-31.

Herd brings home the bell after defeating Bobcats

Herd brings home the bell after defeating Bobcats

Michael Dotson, Reporter

September 14, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd ran its way to victory Saturday night against Ohio University Bobcats to collect its second win of the season. The Herd beat the Bobcats, 33-31. Without Tyler King, the first-string running back released last week, the Herd was able to make the game a running batt...

Marshall downs South Carolina in Conference USA home opener

Marshall downs South Carolina in Conference USA home opener

Taylor Huddleston, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s soccer team defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks in its home Conference USA opener Saturday afternoon with a final score of 2-0 at Hoops Family Field. Marshall improved to 4-0-1 (1-0-0 C-USA) and South Carolina fell to 3-2-0 (0-1-0 C-USA). “It was great,”...

Marshall students remember friend with 7v7 football tournament

Marshall students remember friend with 7v7 football tournament

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 14, 2019

Images from the Colby Brown 7v7 Flag Football tournament. Marshall students played in honor of the late Colby Brown with a flag football tournament on Friday, Sept. 13. The Colby Brown Invitational was hosted by Marshall’s Campus Activities Board and had a total of six teams participate in the single elimination tournament. Brown was a graduate of Cameron High School in Cameron, W.Va. While in high school, Br...

Marshall Women’s Golf team places second in season opener

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 13, 2019

Marshall’s Women’s Golf team traveled to Pawley’s Island, South Carolina and played in the Golfweek Program Championship. The team finished second overall as a team, just four strokes shy of finishing first. “They fought hard,” Head Coach Brooke Burkhammer said. “They started off strong,...

Marshall soccer remains undefeated at home after win against ETSU

Marshall soccer remains undefeated at home after win against ETSU

Mike Dotson, Reporter

September 11, 2019

Marshall Men’s soccer team played East Tennessee State Tuesday night and escaped after a physical game with a 2-1 victory. This win brings Marshall to (3-0-1) on the season and drops ETSU down to (1-3-0). The Thundering Herd and the Bucs of ETSU met on Hoops Family Field Tuesday night and played...

Athlete of the week: Ciara DeBell

Athlete of the week: Ciara DeBell

Staff Writer, The Parthenon

September 10, 2019

ABOUT CIARA DEBELL Position: Pin Hitter Class: Redshirt Junior Height: 6’2 Hometown: Ocala, FL LAST WEEK’S RESULTS Bulldog Invitational vs. Georgetown (5 sets): 18 kills, 14 digs, two aces, three blocks vs. Stony Brook (3 sets): 15 kills, seven digs, three blocks vs. Northern Kentucky (3 se...

Herd faces Bobcats in the Battle for the Bell

Herd faces Bobcats in the Battle for the Bell

Brigham Warf, Reporter

September 10, 2019

The Marshall University Thundering Herd (1-1, 0-0 Conference USA) will return to the Joan C. Edwards Stadium Saturday to face the Ohio University Bobcats (1-1, 0-0 Mid-American Conference) in the Battle for the Bell game. This will mark the 60th time the two teams faced each other with the height of ...

Family feel leads Herd Volleyball to victory in Bulldog Invitational

Family feel leads Herd Volleyball to victory in Bulldog Invitational

Sydney Shelton, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Marshall University Herd Volleyball went undefeated at the Bulldog Invitational in Washington, D.C. last weekend. The team started off the weekend with a five set victory (25-16, 25-15, 15-25, 22-25, 15-10) over Georgetown, then swept Stony Brook (25-23, 25-14, 25-17) in match two and swept Northern...