Marshall Sports

Honors keep rolling in for Marshall football players

By Bill Cornwell. Just a day after eight Marshall football players received first-team All-Conference USA honors, two Herd standouts received additional honors on Wednesday. The league named sophomore MU running back Brenden Knox as its Most Valuable Player and senior placekicker Justin Rohrwasser was honored as C-USA Special Teams Player of the Year. The picks […]

Marshall Football Notebook: Herd getting set for Gasparilla Bowl

By Bill Cornwell Fall semester finals are underway this week on the Marshall University campus, but the work is no less intense at Joan C. Edwards Stadium and the Chris Cline Athletic Complex as the Marshall football team prepares a major bowl challenge. The Herd faces the UCF Knights in the Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla […]

Game Preview: FIU at Marshall

Marshall still has a shot to win a Conference USA East Division title, but that season-long goal can only be accomplished Saturday if the Herd beats FIU on Senior Day in Huntington and Southern Miss later knocks off Florida Atlantic in Boca Raton, Florida. If those things occur, Marshall will win C-USA’sEast Division. The Herd […]

NCAA Makes Final Ruling on Marshall Men’s Soccer Suspensions

The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Soccer Rules Committee determined Tuesday that Marshall men’s soccer coach Chris Grassie must serve an eight-game suspension, effectively immediately, for an administrative error pertaining to card accumulation. In addition to the penalty for the head coach, the committee determined that junior midfielder Pedro Dolabella must sit out the rest of […]

Men’s Basketball Captures 2019 CIT Championship

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall fans saw the end of an era on Thursday night as the historic senior class of Jon Elmore, Rondale Watson, C.J. Burks and Christian Thieneman brought home one more trophy as the 2019 Postseason Tournament Champions by defeating Green Bay, 90-70. “I’m proud of those kids,” fifth-year head coach Dan […]