The Parthenon

COLUMN: Herd has seen culture change in recent years

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

October 29, 2014

It’s amazing how things can change in the span of a year or two. We all experience changes in our personal lives, and it’s no different for the Marshall University football team. It was evident the culture would need to be changed when head coach Doc Holliday took over. Although that change wouldn’t...

Ezeigbo overcomes challenges to lead Herd women’s basketball

LaChel House, Reporter

October 28, 2014

Chukwuka Ezeigbo has faced a few obstacles since she has been at Marshall University, but she overcame each challenge, becoming the face of the Herd women’s basketball team. Ezeigbo, senior center from Trenton, New Jersey, arrived in Huntington in 2011. When she arrived, she found herself in cultural...

Johnson taking his spot among Herd’s best

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

October 27, 2014

“It’s just a blessing to have Devon Johnson as part of Marshall University."

Men’s soccer falls 1-0 t o P anthers

Scott Bolger, Reporter

October 26, 2014

Hoops Family Field at the Veteran’s Memorial Soccer Complex was the groundwork to one of Marshall men’s soccer team’s most lackluster performances of the season Saturday, allowing one goal to Florida International University (5-7-1, 1-4) and failing to account one of its own. With that loss,...

Herd picks up 3-1 win against UTEP

Scott Bolger, Reporter

October 26, 2014

Marshall University and the University of Texas El Paso competed at the Cam Henderson Arena Sunday. Only one victor left the court, and the conquerors ended up being the Thundering Herd, winning three sets to one (25-16, 25-9, 22-25, 25-18). With the victory, Marshall garnered its fifth Conference...

Johnson, Herd run away from Owls

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

October 26, 2014

Nobody said the road to an undefeated season would be easy, and for the most part, it wasn’t for the Thundering Herd Saturday, but running back Devon Johnson sure made it look that way. Signs of a record-breaking day could be seen on the Herd’s first offensive play when Johnson took the hand-off...

Break out the brooms: Herd volleyball sweeps WVU 3-0, retains Golden Ball

Scott Bolger, Reporter

October 1, 2014

A we l l - rounded, constantly improving Marshall University women’ s volleyb a l l team improved to 9-9 (3-0) Wednesday night as it defeated in-state riva l , West Vi rginia University (11-5 (0-1)), in the Battle for the Golden Ball three sets to none (25-19, 25-17, 25-22). WVU was outplayed in...

COLUMN: Soft schedule hurting Cato’s Heisman chances

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

October 1, 2014

The Thundering Herd offense came into this season with high expectations, and for the most part, it has l ived up to them. One thing that may be a bit of a surprise is quarterback Rakeem Cato’s numbers, though. As the leader of the potent offense, many expected, and still do, that Cato would put...