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Offensive struggles lead to blowout loss against Virginia Tech

Offensive struggles lead to blowout loss against Virginia Tech

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

December 4, 2018

Marshall football struggled in the red zone Saturday in its 41-20 loss to Virginia Tech at Lane Stadium. With the loss, Marshall finished its regular season 8-4, while Virginia Tech finished at 6-6, making the Hokies bowl eligible for the 26th consecutive season. “We moved the ball up and down t...

Marshall athletics staff member involves family in day-to-day profession

Marshall athletics staff member involves family in day-to-day profession

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 27, 2018

Marshall Athletics is a family. Ever since the 1970 plane crash that took the lives of 75, Marshall Athletics has been a family that pulls together through the ups and downs of life. Most people, when they hear Marshall Athletics, think of stadium filled seats on a fall Saturday afternoon or the sound ...

Marshall football to face Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

Marshall football to face Virginia Tech in Blacksburg

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 27, 2018

The Marshall University football team (8-3) looks to add one more win to their regular season record as the Herd travels to Blacksburg, Virginia, to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies (5-6) Saturday at noon at Lane Stadium. “Offensively they will be a handful, and on defense they are going to force...

Herd football week 13 report card

Herd football week 13 report card

Staff Report

November 27, 2018

STAFF REPORT OFFENSE: C+ Only 14 of the Herd’s 28 points were scored on this side of the ball. Isaiah Green threw a pair of touchdown passes to Tyre Brady, who is closing in on a 1,000-yard season and has nine TD receptions this year. Green did throw a pair of interceptions and both were ill-advis...

Herd basketball routed by Maryland

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 26, 2018

The Marshall men’s basketball team lost Friday 104-67 to the Maryland Terrapins at the Xfinity Center in College Park, Maryland. “That wasn’t a game, that was a trouncing,” Marshall men’s basketball head coach Dan D’Antoni said. “They played extremely well, they punched us in the mouth...

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Rice volleyball wins C-USA Championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 18, 2018

The Rice University volleyball team won the Conference USA Championship Sunday with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 26-24) defeat of FIU at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington. Rice established a 24-6 overall season win-loss record (12-2 C-USA) and was the No. 1 seed coming into the tournament. Rice beat...

Herd football shuts down UTSA on senior night

Herd football shuts down UTSA on senior night

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 17, 2018

The Marshall football team blanked UTSA Saturday 23-0 at Joan C. Edwards stadium. With the win, the Herd improved to 7-3 (5-2 Conference USA), and UTSA moved to 3-8 (2-5 C-USA). “That was a good win for us, its been an emotional couple weeks between the game last week and a lot of distractions...

FIU volleyball downs Southern Miss, heads to C-USA Championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 17, 2018

The FIU volleyball team defeated Southern Miss Saturday 3-1 (25-20, 25-19, 20-25, 25-18) in the semifinal round of the Conference USA tournament at the Cam Henderson Center. With the win, FIU advanced to the championship match against Rice Sunday at noon. FIU head coach Rita Buck-Crockett said she’s...

Rice volleyball handles North Texas, advances to championship

Rice volleyball handles North Texas, advances to championship

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 17, 2018

The Rice University volleyball team battled North Texas Saturday and ultimately won 3-1 (25-20, 24-26, 25-20, 25-21) in the semifinal round of the Conference USA tournament at the Cam Henderson Center. With the win, Rice advanced to the championship match against FIU—which defeated Southern Miss...

Southern Miss volleyball upsets WKU after five-set battle

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 17, 2018

Seventh seed Southern Miss pulled off a five-set comeback (20-25, 15-25, 25-16, 25-20, 15-11) Friday over No. 2 Western Kentucky in the quarterfinal round of the Conference USA volleyball tournament. With the win, Southern Miss advances to the semifinal match against FIU Saturday at 2:30 p.m. “I’m...

Rice, North Texas victorious in C-USA volleyball quarterfinal

Rice, North Texas victorious in C-USA volleyball quarterfinal

Derek GIlbert, Reporter

November 17, 2018

The Rice Owls defeated the Charlotte 49ers 3-0 (25-12, 25-16, 25-23) and the North Texas Mean Green defeated the Florida Atlantic Owls 3-1 (16-25, 25-16, 25-23. 25-18) Friday in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA Volleyball Tournament Friday at the Cam Henderson Center. The wins for Rice and...

Men’s basketball uses three-pointer to down Mount St. Mary’s

Men’s basketball uses three-pointer to down Mount St. Mary’s

Rick Farlow, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018

Marshall University men’s basketball senior guard Jon Elmore used his three-point shot Wednesday to lead the Herd to a 98-75 defeat of Mount St. Mary’s at the Henderson Center. Elmore said in a post-game press conference that he liked what he saw from his team, especially in the second half. “It...