Marshall Takes First Dual Meet in Nail-Biting Win over Ohio

By Hannah Hecht on SwimSwam MARSHALL VS. OHIO Saturday, January 27, 2018 Athens, Ohio Results SCORES Marshall University: 151.5 Ohio University: 147.5 PRESS RELEASE – MARSHALL ATHENS, Ohio – The action came down to the final relay, but when it was over, the Marshall Swimming and Diving team escaped with its first win in Athens after knocking off the host Ohio Bobcats 151...
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25 days ago

Marshall comes up strong in overtime, beats UAB 86-78

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- C.J. Burks was 4-for-4 from the free throw line while Marshall held UAB to just two points in the extra period as the Thundering Herd posted an 86-78 win on Saturday night.
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January 20, 2018

Marshall football player paralyzed in Maryland shooting

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — The mother of a Marshall University football player shot at a New Year’s party in Maryland says he is paralyzed. News outlets report redshirt freshman defensive tackle Larry Aaron was one of two people struck by gunfire at a house party in Severn early Monday morning. Anne Arundel police spokesman Marc Limansky says it doesn’t appear Aaron was the intended target...
January 02, 2018

Marshall Downs La. Tech With Stifling Defense, 78-65

(Marshall Sports Information release) — Junior guards Jon Elmore and C.J. Burks combined for 55 points to help give the Marshall men’s basketball team a 78-65 win over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs on Saturday evening at the Henderson Center. With the win, the Thundering Herd moved to 11-4 (2-0 Conference USA), while the Bulldogs fell to 9-6 […] The post Marshall Downs La. Tech With...
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December 30, 2017

Game balls: The New Mexico Bowl’s top-three individual performances

WR Brady Tyre, Marshall: CSU’s defensive backfield had no answers for the Thundering Herd’s top weapon on the outside. Tyre caught six passes for 165 yards, for a 27.5-yards-per-catch average, plus a touchdown. RB Keion Davis, Marshall: For the first time since 2014, Marshall featured two 100-yard rushers in the same game. Davis torched CSU’s defense for 141 yards and a touchdown...
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December 16, 2017

Marshall's Nate Devers arrested, charged with battery of police officer, other misdemeanors

Marshall football’s Nate Devers has been suspended indefinitely from the program after being arrested on multiple charges, including battery of a police officer.According to The Herald-Dispatch, Devers was one of two Marshall athletes to be arrested after an incident at a local Italian restaurant Sunday night. Cory Shimensky and two other men were involved in the incident. Each of...
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October 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Marshall’s Yurachek among 146 Nominees for 2017 Allstate/AFCA Good Works Team®

Release from Allstate/AFCA, edited for Herd Insider by Woody Woodrum NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) today announced 146 nominees for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®, one of the most prestigious off-the-field honors in college football. Marshall University senior tight end Ryan Yurachek was chosen as a […...
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July 10, 2017

Katie Pate new Marshall Associate Head Coach for Basketball

HUNTINGTON – Katie Pate has been named Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Thundering Herd head coach Tony Kemper announced Friday. She will officially begin her duties with the program in July. Pate comes to Huntington from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where she served as head coach of the Bears for the past three seasons. “We are very fortunate to […] The post Katie Pate new Marshall...
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June 16, 2017

Marshall Roundup: Football camps start Thursday, Olympic Sport news

Marshall Roundup/ releases, edited by Woody Woodrum of HI Thundering Herd Football Camps Start Thursday HUNTINGTON – Marshall football starts its camp season with its one-day camps on Thursday and Saturday. The Herd will also have 7 vs. 7 camps and a Big Man camp on June 14-15 as well as an Elite Showcase camp on […] The post Marshall Roundup: Football camps start Thursday...
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June 07, 2017

Marshall falls to Ilini in 12 innings in NCAA Tourney opener at UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Once again at John Cropp Field, the Marshall University softball team took a game to extra-innings. Once again, however, it was the other team that got the best of things in extra softball. Marshall lost 3-2 in 8-innings to the University of Kentucky, then beat Notre Dame before being bounded out of […] The post Marshall falls to Ilini in 12 innings in NCAA Tourney...
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May 19, 2017

No. 1 seeded Marshall opens C-USA Tourney versus No. 8 WKU

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The top-seeded Marshall softball team will begin its journey at the Conference USA Tournament on Thursday at 3 p.m. (EDT), against the No. 8 seeded Hilltoppers of WKU (29-27/10-13 in regular C-USA season) at the softball field of C-USA Championship host Southern Miss (who did not make the tourney). The Thundering Herd […] The post No. 1 seeded Marshall opens...
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May 11, 2017

2017 C-USA Softball Championship set, Marshall is No. 1-seed

IRVING, Texas – The 23rd-ranked, and Conference USA Regular Season Champions, Marshall softball team has a first-round bye in the conference tournament as the championship bracket was released Sunday. The Thundering Herd plays its first game of the tournament on Thursday, May 11, at 3 p.m. (EDT), at Hattiesburg, Miss. The championship is hosted by […] The post 2017 C-USA Softball...
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May 08, 2017

Marshall Round-up: Herd Free agents, Softball and Baseball win Sunday

HUNTINGTON — Here is the weekend of all things Marshall Thundering Herd, including former Marshall football players who signed free agent/rookie mini-camp contracts with NFL teams, No. 25-ranked Softball completes 3-game sweep of Middle Tennessee with 2-0 win Sunday, Baseball continues to win at least one game in every C-USA series and Track & Field has […] The post Marshall...
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May 01, 2017

No. 25 Marshall Softball make final C-USA roadie of ’17 to MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The No. 25-ranked Marshall softball team is on the road for its final road trip of the regular season at the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, April 29-30. The Thundering Herd is 35-7 overall and 15-3 in Conference USA. The Blue Raiders are 18-23 and 5-11 in conference play. Marshall has been making […] The post No. 25 Marshall Softball make final C-USA roadie...
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April 28, 2017

Juco big man joins Marshall men

HUNTINGTON – Junior college transfer Dani Koljanin has officially joined the Thundering Herd for the 2017-18 season, head coach Dan D’Antoni announced on Tuesday, April 18. Koljanin, a native of Pula, Croatia, joins the Herd from Monroe College in New Rochelle, New York, will be eligible immediately and have two years remaining to play for the […] The post Juco big man joins Marshall...
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April 18, 2017

Report: West Virginia governor has been trying to get Marshall football coach fired

Jim Justice has apparently been using his new position as West Virginia governor to try and get a college football coach fired.The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that Justice, who was elected governor of the state six months ago, has been trying to pressure Marshall to fire head football coach Doc Holliday. Additionally, Justice reportedly has tried to get them to re-hire Bobby...
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April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

WVMetroNews: Gov. Justice pitched Pruett to replace Holiday at Marshall

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice twice met with top Marshall University officials in recent months suggesting they replace football coach Doc Holliday with former coach Bob Pruett, according to multiple sources. Gilbert, 18 months into his tenure as Marshall’s president, declined comment to MetroNews on Wednesday. Justice made his pitch for Pruett again March […] The post WVMetroNews...
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April 13, 2017

Sons of Marshall Golf starts Green-White, Alumni Weekend April 21-22

HUNTINGTON — Marshall Green-White Weekend is about 10 days away, with many events presented by the Marshall Football program, the Big Green Scholarship Foundation, the Marshall University Alumni Association and Sons of Marshall. The events are April 21-22, with Marshall Alumni Weekend also running that same weekend. Friday, April 21, at 9 a.m., the Third […] The post Sons of Marshall...
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April 11, 2017

Marshall Weekend: Softball sweeps FAU, Baseball 2-of-3 at UAB, Tennis 1-1 vs. USF, Rice

Baseball Wins 2-of-3 at UAB The Thundering Herd clinched a series victory with a 5-2 win in the rubber game against UAB on Sunday. Marshall rallied for three runs in the seventh of game one but lost 4-3, then won game two in 10 innings on Saturday, 2-1. The Herd is in a 4-way tie […] The post Marshall Weekend: Softball sweeps FAU, Baseball 2-of-3 at UAB, Tennis 1-1 vs. USF, Rice...
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April 10, 2017

Marshall’s Goebbel Happy To Be Back With Quarterbacks

HUNTINGTON — The smile on the face of Marshall quarterbacks coach and co-offensive coordinator Todd Goebbel comes readily to his face when he talks with Thundering Herd players, other coaches on Doc Holiday’s staff or even the media — really! But the former quarterback at Marshall opponents like longtime Mid-American Conference member Kent State and […] The post Marshall’s Goebbel...
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April 08, 2017

Marshall football at Middle Tenn, FAU on National TV

HUNTINGTON — Marshall football will play scheduled 2017 road games at Middle Tennessee and Florida Atlantic on Fridays in the fall instead of Saturday, the Conference USA office announced today as part of the league’s agreement with two of its television partners. The Thundering Herd will head to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to face the Blue Raiders […] The post Marshall football at Middle...
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April 06, 2017

Point Guards in the 304 — Marshall hires Corny Jackson

HUNTINGTON — Marshall head coach Dan D’Antoni has filled the opening on his staff with the addition of Cornelius Jackson as an assistant coach. Jackson, who played at Marshall from 1998-2001, most recently was at Cleveland State and brings more than 10 years of collegiate coaching experience to the Thundering Herd. With this hiring, Marshall […] The post Point Guards in the 304 ...
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April 06, 2017

Marshall presents 2017 Class of the Athletic Hall of Fame

HUNTINGTON – The Marshall University Athletics Hall of Fame committee has announced the 2017 class for induction into the Hall of Fame. This year’s class is the 37th class inducted since 1984’s first class, and there was one class of football and one class of basketball each in both 1985 and 1986, plus a special induction […] The post Marshall presents 2017 Class of the Athletic...
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March 23, 2017

Marshall presents 2017 Class of the Athletic Hall of Fame

HUNTINGTON – The Marshall University Athletics Hall of Fame committee has announced the 2017 class for induction into the Hall of Fame. This year’s class is the 37th class inducted since 1984’s first class, and there was one class of football and one class of basketball each in both 1985 and 1986, plus a special induction […] The post Marshall presents 2017 Class of the Athletic...
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March 23, 2017

Marshall Elevates Kemper to Head Women’s Basketball Coach

HUNTINGTON – Marshall Director of Athletics Mike Hamrick has elevated associate head coach Tony Kemper to head women’s basketball coach, the department announced Friday. Kemper, 37, has been with the Thundering Herd for five seasons. During his time at Marshall, Kemper has assisted in rebuilding a program that progressively increased its win total over the first four seasons […]...
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March 17, 2017
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