The Parthenon

Track and Field finish second in 2020 Thundering Herd Invitational

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 25, 2020

Capping out the Thundering Herd Invitational, Marshall University’s Track and Field team finished second out of 10 teams with a total of 114 points this past weekend in the Chris Cline Athletic Complex. There were overall two winners in each of the women’s events. Senior Safiyyah Mitchell won...

Marshall men’s basketball drops home contest to WKU

Marshall basketball player Taevion Kinsey floats to the basket for a dunk.

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 24, 2020

Marshall University went up against the WKU Hilltoppers on Wednesday evening where the Hilltoppers defeated the Herd with the final score 64-60. The Herd dropped to 9-11 (3-4 Conference USA) on the season, while the Hilltoppers moved up 13-6 (6-1 C-USA). “You saw us at our best and you saw us...

Behind the scenes of the unsung hero of Marshall men’s basketball

Neal and Haley Scaggs are supporting Herd men's basketball with their son, Scout.

Staff Report

January 21, 2020

Normally athletes and coaches dominate the headlines for the Marshall Univeristy men’s basketball team, but the director of the men’s basketball operations provides a different hero to the story. Despite not being recognized for his importance, Neal Scaggs, the director of operations, has remained...

Athlete of the Week: Taevion Kinsey, Men’s Basketball

Sophomore guard Taevion Kinsey is this week's athlete of the week.

Staff Report

January 21, 2020

Position: Guard Class: Sophomore Height: 6’5 Weight: 185 lbs. Hometown: Columbus, Ohio RESULTS OVER THE LAST WEEK:  29 points, 11 rebounds vs. Charlotte (77-75, L) 18 points, 4 assists vs. Old Dominion (68-67, W) After leading the Marshall University basketball team in scorin...

Women’s tennis completes MLK Invitational

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 21, 2020

The Marshall University women’s tennis team started their spring season at the MLK Invitational this past weekend at Indiana University. All six girls competed at the event going up against Northern Illinois, Marquette, Wright State, DePaul and Indiana. Freshman Jutte Van Hansewyck and Sophomore...

Men’s Basketball prepares for matchup against WKU

Junior guard Jarrod West floats the ball to the basket at the Cam Henderson Center.

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

January 21, 2020

The Marshall Thundering Herd men’s basketball team looks to start a winning streak as it plays the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Thursday night and travels to Bowling Green, KY for a rematch with the Hilltoppers, its Conference USA travel partner, Saturday night.   The Herd is entering the week with a 9-10 reco...

Herd men’s basketball survives against the Monarchs, 68-67

Junior guard Jarrod West defending North Texas at the Cam Henderson Center.

Stormy Randazzo, Reporter

January 19, 2020

The Thundering Herd men’s basketball team defeated the Old Dominion Monarchs with the final score of 68-67 Saturday evening at the Cam Henderson Center. Coming off of two previous losses to UAB and Charlotte, the Herd made a comeback and improved its record to 9-10 (3-3 Conference USA) overall. “My...

49ers outlast Herd men’s basketball, 77-75

Taevion Kinsey focusing on a big play made by the Herd against North Texas.

Spencer DuPuis, Reporter

January 17, 2020

The Marshall University men’s basketball team was defeated by the University of North Carolina-Charlotte 49ers on Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center with a final score of 77-75. The Herd drops to 8-10 (2-3 Conference USA) on the season, while the 49ers improve to 10-5 (4-0 C-USA). "Tough...

Herd women’s basketball picks up conference win over Blazers, 61-56

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

January 12, 2020

Junior Taylor Pearson led the way with 17 points and eight rebounds as the Marshall University women’s basketball team defeated the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers Saturday afternoon at the Cam Henderson Center. The final score was 61-56. “That was a good win for us,” Marshall Head...

Lady Raiders breeze past Thundering Herd women’s basketball, 75-55

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

January 9, 2020

The Marshall University women’s basketball team was defeated by the Middle Tennessee State University Lady Raiders on Thursday, with a final score of 75-55, at the Cam Henderson Center. The Herd drops to 6-8 (1-2 Conference USA) on the season, while the Lady Raiders improve to 10-5 (2-1 C-USA). “I...

Former Marshall men’s soccer goalkeeper drafted as first round pick to LAFC

Marshall redshirt senior goalkeeper Paulo Pita celebrates the Herd's win over the University of Kentucky earlier this season.

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

January 9, 2020

Paulo Pita, the Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil native and former Marshall University men’s soccer goalie, was drafted in the first round of the 2020 Major League Soccer SuperDraft on Thursday, Jan. 9. Pita will call Los Angeles, California, his new home as the Los Angeles Football Club selected him as...

Herd men’s basketball tops EKU, wins third straight game

Taylor Huddleston, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

The Marshall University men’s basketball team picked up its third straight win over the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels on Thursday evening at the Cam Henderson Center, with a final score of 90-72. Marshall improved to 5-6 on the season while Eastern Kentucky dropped to 3-8. This marks Herd...