Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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Softball Rolled Over App State in Conference Opener

Luke Hamilton, Student Reporter March 21, 2023

The Thundering Herd improved its win streak to 12 after an eight to zero win over the Appalachian State Mountaineers this past weekend. Marshall improved...

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Herd Softball Increases Win Streak to Nine in Historic Fashion

Luke Hamilton, Student Reporter March 11, 2023

Marshall Softball is on the verge of having the best 20-game start of any season in school history. The Herd took on the Ohio University Bobcats on Wednesday...

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Marshall Softball Sweeps Through Weekend Tournament

Luke Hamilton, Student Reporter March 7, 2023

Marshall University Softball is off to a historic start this season winning the most games out of its first 19 games in history.  Marshall improved...

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Marshall Softball Completes Strong Weekend in Chattanooga

Luke Hamilton, Student Reporter February 21, 2023

Marshall University Softball won their last four games of five in the 2023 Chattanooga Challenge last weekend. The Herd played the Western Illinois...

Nester reordered her 500th career strikeout this weekend against MTSU.

Sydney Nester Earns Fourth C-USA Pitcher of the Week as Marshall Softball Keeps Record Books Busy Against MTSU

Tyler Kennett, Sports Editor March 29, 2022

Herd softball finds its way into the record book on a weekly basis.    In a conference series against Middle Tennessee last weekend, Nester pitched...

Herd softball takes series over FAU

Noah Hickman, Reporter April 19, 2021

After four tightly contested contests with the Florida Atlantic Owls, the Marshall softball team won three out of four, earning a series victory in its...

The Marshall infield gathers at the circle during a matchup with Bellarmine Saturday, March 27.

Softball prepares for home series against FAU

Noah Hickman, Reporter April 13, 2021

Following a series loss against Middle Tennessee to begin Conference USA play, the Herd softball team returns home to take on the Florida Atlantic Owls...

Freshman catcher Kat Sackett was a bright spot for the Herd in game one during a dull weekend. She hit two home runs on her two hits, racking up six RBIs.

Herd softball loses opening conference series of the season against MTSU

Noah Hickman, Reporter April 12, 2021

After winning the first game of the four-game series with Middle Tennessee, the Marshall softball team lost its next three games against the Blue Raiders,...

Redshirt senior Blakely Burch commands her team’s attention in a huddle against Bellarmine Saturday, March 27.

Herd Softball to open C-USA play this weekend with WKU

Noah Hickman, Reporter March 30, 2021

Fresh off a series win against the Bellarmine Knights, the Marshall softball team is preparing to begin Conference USA play at home this weekend against...

Weekend sports roundup

Zachary Hiser, Photo Editor March 30, 2021

Marshall softball gets series win over Bellarmine

Noah Hickman, Reporter March 29, 2021

Winning two out of three games, the Marshall softball team earned a series win Sunday against the Bellarmine Knights. The Herd improved its record to...

Athlete of the Week:  Kat Sackett, softball

Athlete of the Week: Kat Sackett, softball

March 23, 2021

ABOUT KAT SACKETT   Class: Freshman   Position: Catcher   Number: 20   Hometown: Erie, Colorado PERFORMANCE   Six hits, seven RBIs,...

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