After the shortened season of 2020, the state’s football community was excited to return to a full schedule this fall, and by all accounts the 2021 campaign was a rousing success. Somehow, it went by in a flash and will come to an end in the next few days with regional championship weekend, in which South Jersey will be well represented.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University volleyball signee Elli Barry said playing for the Thundering Herd “felt like home.”. That’s not surprising, as Barry starred at Huntington High School, just four miles down the street from Marshall’s campus. Barry, daughter of former Thundering Herd basketball player Chad Barry, joined Flóra Sebestyén, Bella...
HUNTINGTON — Marshall running back Rasheen Ali has seen plenty of success running the football in 2021. Ali’s been so productive that he ran himself onto a prestigious national award list, as announced on Thursday. The 6-foot, 201-pound running back from Cleveland was named as a semifinalist for the Shaun...
The Marshall Men’s Basketball team continues a brief road trip Wednesday night as the Thundering Herd visits the Akron Zips. The Herd (4-2) lost Saturday night at Indiana 90-79. Marshall hung tough with the Hoosiers throughout the contest, but couldn’t overcome their inside strength as the Hoosiers’ junior forward Trayce Jackson-Davis torched the Herd by scoring 43 points.
Duquesne (3-5) vs. Marshall (4-3) Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST. BOTTOM LINE: Duquesne and Marshall look to bounce back from losses. Duquesne fell 78-70 at home to Bowling Green in its last outing. Marshall lost 88-86 on the road against Akron in its most recent game.
HUNTINGTON — Marshall’s men’s basketball team heads to James A. Rhodes Arena for a 7 p.m. Wednesday battle at Akron. It is a game in which Thundering Herd head coach Dan D’Antoni wants his team to play its offensive game against one of the country’s top defensive teams. With D’Antoni’s...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall continues a brief road trip Wednesday as the Thundering Herd visits the Akron Zips for a 7 p.m. tip. The Herd (4-2) lost Saturday night at Indiana, 90-79. Marshall hung tough with the Hoosiers throughout the contest, but couldn’t overcome their inside strength as IU’s junior forward Trayce Jackson-Davis torched Marshall by scoring 43 points.
Charles Huff didn’t get the Virginia Tech job. But, ironically, another person with a connection to Marshall University is the Hokies’ new head football coach. Thundering Herd fans, however, are more acquainted with his father, Jim. The elder Pry was a backup quarterback for the “Young Thundering Herd” in 1971 after transferring from Ferrum Junior College.
After having its dreams of an unbeaten season dashed last week, UTSA (11-1 SU, 8-4 ATS) looks to bounce back in its first-ever trip to the Conference USA championship game. Western Kentucky (8-4, 9-3) has won seven straight games since losing at home to UTSA in early October. Opening Odds...
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Indiana faced a good challenge on Saturday evening in Bloomington. Marshall went on a 17-0 run to take a 34-22 lead with 6:00 to go in the first half, but Indiana showed something with a quick and sustained response. IU went on a 13-2 run over 2:50 in the first half, and outscored the Thundering Herd 68-45 the rest of the way after falling in that 12-point first half hole.
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Using a strong fourth-quarter surge, the Michigan State women's basketball team pulled away from Marshall, 85-75, Sunday afternoon at the Breslin Center Sunday. The Spartans have now won two -straight games, improving to 6-2 this season, while the Thundering Herd fall to 3-2. For the first...
Marshall (4-2) vs. Akron (3-3) James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST. BOTTOM LINE: Akron goes up against Marshall in a non-conference matchup. Akron won over Evansville 69-60 on Wednesday, while Marshall came up short in a 90-79 game at Indiana on Saturday. SUPER SENIORS: Marshall has...
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University went into Assembly Hall and gave Indiana all it wanted in one of the crown jewels of college basketball. The Hoosiers won 90-79, but Thundering Herd coach Danny D’Antoni and his players said they were disappointed in the loss but pleased with the effort against Indiana (6-0) in front of 12,330 spectators.