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Confident Carter embraces challenge for Herd
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Confident Carter embraces challenge for Herd

HUNTINGTON — Safety Cody Carter sort of knew what he was in for when he walked on to Marshall’s football team after a season at the University of Charleston.

And if he didn’t, his position...

Marshall Football: Signings provide motivation for Herd wideouts
Marshall Football: Signings provide motivation for Herd wideouts

HUNTINGTON — College football isn't for the confidence-challenged, especially on the first Wednesday in February.

That's national signing day, when all those rumored commitments become signed, sealed and...

Marshall schedules two basketball games in Vegas

Marshall's basketball team will play a pair of games in Las Vegas as part of its annual four-game “exempt” event, the school's official website announced Wednesday, as the Thundering Herd's nonconference schedule takes shape.

The...

Marshall Football: Antavis Rowe making big impression at corner

HUNTINGTON — Antavis Rowe came to Marshall with the nickname of “Skip” well entrenched in his identity.

“My freshman year at high school, I met a principal and by that time I had an injury...

Marshall seeks 3 students to serve as mascot Marco

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University is looking for three students to play the role of Marco, the school’s mascot.

Friday is the deadline to apply.

Two of the students selected to play Marco will work with the Athletic...

Doug Smock: No rush to crown Marshall QB
Doug Smock: No rush to crown Marshall QB

As much as a few followers would like to do it, it's premature to crown Mich … er, the new starting quarterback at Marshall.

The Thundering Herd has had only six of 15 spring practices. That leaves nine this month, plus three or so weeks ...

MU to sell old sports jerseys, other items

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University is giving fans an opportunity to buy jerseys, shoes and other items no longer used by the school’s teams.

A public sale of athletic items is scheduled for April 25 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at...

Massey, Goddard head Marshall Hall of Fame class

HUNTINGTON — Marshall’s newly named Hall of Fame class neatly spans the most glorious era in the football program’s history.

The class of nine new inductees was unveiled Thursday by the MU...

Marshall experimenting on offensive line

HUNTINGTON — Some tinkering here, a tweak there, some experimenting — nothing too drastic.

That’s how Marshall’s offensive line rolls under coach Doc Holliday and position coach Alex...

Herd’s Foster has tough act to follow in slot
Herd’s Foster has tough act to follow in slot

HUNTINGTON — Hyleck Foster knows what kind of act he has to follow as he tries to replace Tommy Shuler.

Shuler’s 322 career catches leave one whale of a void in Marshall’s receiving corps. After...

Marshall-WKU game moved to Nov. 27

As expected, Marshall’s Thanksgiving weekend game at Western Kentucky has been moved to Friday, Nov. 27, Conference USA announced Wednesday. The network and time has not yet been announced.

The teams struck an instant rivalry last Black...

Pittman trying to add to Herd’s backfield depth

HUNTINGTON — In its long 14-game season of 2014, Marshall was credited with 559 rushing attempts.

The top three backs — Devon Johnson, Steward Butler and Remi Watson — had 413 of them. In 2013,...

Conference USA hopes to be part of new Arizona Bowl

The new bowls keep a-comin’, and Conference USA is primed to land another spot in the postseason.

ESPN reports that officials in Tucson, Arizona, will apply for a new game that will pit teams from C-USA and the Mountain West Conference....

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