The Parthenon

Marshall football dismisses safety Tiquan Lang

Jacob Griffith, Reporter, Assistant Sports Editor

August 26, 2016

Senior safety Tiquan Lang has been dismissed from the Marshall football program. In a Friday statement, head coach John “Doc” Holiday said that Lang was dismissed “due to a violation of team rules and policies.” Lang was a key piece of the Marshall defense last season. In 11 games, the sa...

Short week testing Herd’s preparation

Malcolm Walton, Sports Editor

September 8, 2015

Due to its season-opener falling on Sunday, the Marshall University football team has less time than usual to prepare for its upcoming rivalry match Saturday against Ohio University. Head coach Doc Holliday said while Sunday’s game, which aired on national television, was great exposure for the s...

Marshall quoits tournament begins today

Riley Mahoney, reporter

September 8, 2015

This week marks the start of Constitution Week at Marshall University, a tradition started by The John Deaver Drinko Academy. As tradition follows, Marshall will celebrate Constitution Week by holding its annual Marshall Quoits Tournament. “Quoits was John Marshalls favorite game,” Said Kristen...

MU volleyball beats EKU 3-1, remains undefeated

MU volleyball beats EKU 3-1, remains undefeated

Imani Spradley, reporter

September 2, 2015

In its home opener, the Marshall University volleyball team defeated Eastern Kentucky University 3-1 to remain undefeated at 4-0. Marshall head coach Mitch Jacobs said getting the win was great for the team, but he is not satisfied with the team’s overall performance. “We’ve got to work harder...

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...

Nothing beats a court storm

Brad Heltzel, Columnist

March 3, 2015

The court storm epitomizes college sports, where the excitement and passion of a collective student body fan base overwhelms the arena in a sea of school colors as they bask in the glory of the university’s achievement. The court storm is a scene to behold and serves as a worthy culmination of an u...