MARSHALL RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via The Herd Insider
6 days ago

Herd eliminated from C-USA Tournament with 7-4 loss to Charlotte

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Marshall baseball team suffered its fifth-straight loss, as it dropped a 7-4 decision to the Charlotte 49ers on Friday afternoon at Appalachian Power Park. The Thundering Herd moves to 25-28 (12-17 Conference USA) and is officially eliminated from the C-USA Tournament with the loss. Starting pitcher Will Ray (3-3) suffered the […] The post Herd eliminated...
Via The Herd Insider
6 days ago

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...
Via The Herd Insider
14 days ago

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...
Via The Herd Insider
17 days ago

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...
Via The Herd Insider
24 days ago

West Virginia governor has spent his term trying to replace Marshall’s football coach

West Virginia has plenty of real problems. Population, workforce participation, unemployment, and education. But new governor Jim Justice has a separate focus: Marshall’s football coach. Since his election in November, Justice has reportedly pressured the Marshall administration to fire Doc Holliday and replace him with Bobby Pruett. Pruett, a close friend of Justice, coached...
Via The Comeback
April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Marshall jumps out early, rolls in C-USA tourney first round

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Stevie Browning scored 18 of his 22 points in the first half and Marshall cruised to an 89-74 victory over Florida Atlantic on Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament. No. 6 seed Marshall (18-14) plays third-seeded Old Dominion in a Thursday quarterfinal. Florida Atlantic (10-20) lost four of its last five. Browning finished 7...
Via Associated Press
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Browning, Elmore combine for 51, Marshall edges Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Stevie Browning and Jon Elmore combined for 51 points and Marshall held on down the stretch to defeat Charlotte 93-89 on Saturday. Marshall's guard tandem has combined for 22 games of scoring at least 20 points each this season. Browning found his shooting touch after a stretch of four games where he either scored fewer than 10 points or didn't play at all...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marshall vs. Charlotte Promo

We need you on Saturday, Herd Fans! Come out and cheer on your Thundering Herd at 5:30 p.m. against Charlotte.
Via Marshall Thundering Herd Athletics
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Marshall feels comfortable with spot in Conference USA

The Marshall Thundering Herd joined Conference USA in 2005, and since then have racked up a total record of 72-65 with five bowl appearances. With them having their name come up in conference realignment, the team is making it pretty clear that they are happy with their position right now. Marshall President Jerome Gilbert spoke at the Paint the Capital City Green pep rally on Thursday...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Chase Litton back to lead Marshall at quarterback

Marshall has never had four consecutive 10-win seasons in its history. While that might seem like a stretch in 2016, coach Doc Holliday is confident in the ability of quarterback Chase Litton to put the Thundering Herd in the hunt for a Conference USA championship. Holliday has gone 33-8 since 2013, including a conference title in 2014 and a 10-3 finish last season when Litton was...
Via Associated Press
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

LB Raheim Huskey dismissed from Marshall

Raheim Huskey has had a pretty rocky career with the Marshall Thundering Herd and now it has come to an end. It was announced on Tuesday that the once starting middle linebacker has been dismissed from the school for what was only described as a violation of team rules. Huskey has been up-and-down with Thundering Herd over the last two years as he was the projected starter at middle...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Vinny Curry donates $200,000 to Marshall for stadium renovation

The Marshall Thundering Herd are looking to make some renovations to Joan C. Edwards Stadium, but that certainly takes a lot of money. They will be getting some help from former defensive end Vinny Curry, who recently donated $200,000 to the school. Curry is one of the best players in the Thundering Herd’s history and he is still pretty connected with the school. He even wears...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Doc Holliday makes changes to Marshall coaching staff

A gaping hole was left in the Marshall coaching staff when the team lost assistant coach Mike Furrey last month. The wide receivers coach left the team after accepting an offer for the head coaching position at Limestone College in South Carolina. With the upcoming season no longer far away, Doc Holliday is making his final adjustments to his 2016 coaching staff. Marshall has confirmed...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Meet Sebastian Johansson, The Incredibly Strong Swedish-Born Lineman Who Could Be The Steal of The 2016 Draft

For centuries, some of the strongest men on the planet have hailed from a region known as Scandinavia. Once the domain of the Vikings, the northern European countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland have a history of producing gigantic athletes with superhuman strength. Since 1996, 10 different men have won the title of World's Strongest Man. Astoundingly, half...
Via Stack
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Kelly comes up big in OT, Marshall tops W. Kentucky, 96-93

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) James Kelly scored seven straight points to give Marshall the lead in overtime and Stevie Browning added two free throws to put away a 96-93 victory over Western Kentucky Saturday night. The win keeps Marshall tied with Middle Tennessee in second place in the Conference USA standings, two games behind Alabama-Birmingham. Kelly gave the Thundering Herd...
Via Associated Press
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Elmore hits 5 3-pointers, Marshall beats North Texas 97-78

DENTON, Texas (AP) Jon Elmore hit five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points, and Stevie Browning scored a career-high 19 to help Marshall beat North Texas 97-78 Thursday night. James Kelly had 15 points, while C.J. Burks scored 10 for Marshall, which has scored at least 90 points in each of its last four games. The Thundering Herd (8-9, 4-0 Conference USA) won on the road for...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch UConn Vs. Marshall St. Petersburg Bowl Online (Live Stream)

It’s not a premier bowl game, but the stakes are plenty high for the Connecticut Huskies and Marshall Thundering Herd. UConn (6-6) hopes to finish its season above .500 for the first time since 2010, when it was Big East champion. Marshall (9-3) on the other hand hopes to finish with a 10-win season for the third season in a row and become the first non-power five school to do...
Via NESN.com
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

West Virginia Basketball: Mountaineers run by Marshall

When the final horn sounded, the scoreboard showed West Virginia winning 86-68, but the final score didn’t indicate how close of game this actually was. Marshall played WVU even throughout most of the first half, but West Virginia stole the momentum going into halftime when they went on a 7-0 and eventually went into the break with a three point lead. Marshall was able to hang...
Via isportsweb.com
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

C.J. Reavis announces he will play for Marshall Thundering Herd

C.J. Reavis was at one point considered to be a potential cornerstone for the Virginia Tech Hokies’ defense, but was dismissed from school. The exact reason was never released officially, but it was something off-the-field that he was dealing with. That was a major concern, but he appears to have gotten his act together. According to Reavis on his personal Twitter account, he...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Marshall DL Jarquez Samuel With The Defensive Fat Guy Play Of The Day

The play actually occurred on Friday, but after watching the slate of games on Saturday I felt comfortable with calling Jaquez Samuel's touchdown the Defensive Fat Guy Play of the Day. The offensive one is LaQuan McGowan's touchdown catch for Baylor of course, but Samuel's dive was worthy enough of being recognized.It's not every day you see a big man dive like this without beer...
Via FatManWriting
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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