The Parthenon

Marshall football team’s performance through first three games of the season

Bradley Heltzel, Assistant Sports Editor

September 24, 2015

The Marshall University football team’s 45-7 win against Norfolk State University Saturday marked the first quarter of the Herd’s 2015 season with the team having played three of its 12 total games. With 25 percent of the schedule complete, it’s an optimal juncture to examine which aspects of...

MU Receiving Corps Looks to Replace Production Loss

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Marshall's Deandre Reaves (19) runs as the Thundering Herd takes on Florida Atlantic University on Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington.

Ishmael Witten, reporter

September 1, 2015

Despite losing two of its most productive receivers from last season, Marshall University football team’s current receiving corps is confident it can continue last season’s success. Sophomore receiver Deon-Tay McManus, who caught 26 passes for 422 yards and six touchdowns last year, said he thinks...

Kicking Off Football Season with Green Fridays

Kicking Off Football Season with Green Fridays

Ashley Sodosky, reporter

August 31, 2015

Marshall University and Herd fans will wear school colors on Fridays starting Sept. 4 for “Green Fridays” in participation with the 10th annual National College Colors Day. Marshall students and Herd fans are encouraged to wear green every Friday throughout football season. The first Green Frid...


Head coach Doc Holliday doing his job at the Boca Raton Bowl Tuesday in Boca Raton, Florida.

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 24, 2014

"To be able to take this game ball back to Jane, his wife, I know Dr. Kopp, he's smiling up there somewhere because he'd be proud of this football team."

Herd makes final preparations for Boca Raton Bowl

Herd makes final preparations for Boca Raton Bowl

Shannon Stowers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 23, 2014

For some, Boca Raton, Florida, is a vacation destination, but if you ask the members of the Marshall University football team, it’s just the location of their final business trip this season. The Thundering Herd has been treated to a party on the beach and a trip to the bowling alley since its arrival in ...