The Word on the Herd Archive
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2/20/17 MCGILL: Team Effort Makes Vinny Curry Project a Success
2/18/17 MCGILL: Herd's small ball comes up short in front of big crowd
2/9/17 MCGILL: Herd Greats Make Compelling Topics On National TV
2/8/17 MCGILL: Emileigh Cooper's Legacy Secure With Endowment, Warrior Award
2/1/17 MCGILL: Herd Recruiting Light on Heavyweights -- For a Reason
1/31/17 MCGILL: Technology Key in Evolution of College Football Recruiting
1/29/17 MCGILL: Reunion Weekend Brings Back Memories for '72 Hoops Team
1/28/17 MCGILL: Slay Rooted for Loop to Break 3-Point Record
1/26/17 MCGILL: Rocky-Inspired Parsemain Knocks Out Competition in the Pool
1/25/17 MCGILL: From Weight Room to Weight Throw, Clark Astonishes
1/19/17 MCGILL: Academic Success Important to @HerdWBB Program
1/18/17 MCGILL: @HerdTFXC Record-Breaker Marchand Just Getting Started
1/17/17 MCGILL: Grassie Gets Settled, Promises Entertaining Style of Soccer
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The Word on the Herd -- Feb. 24, 2017
Princeton native McKenzie Akers and Huntington native Kiana Evans were part of Matt Daniel's first recruiting class at Marshall, and they signaled a shift in recruiting focus for the program.
The Marshall University football team uses its Wednesday mornings in the offseason on station-by-station drills that test physical endurance, mental toughness and more.
The Vinny Curry Project – a fundraising initiative aimed to generate funds to help renovate the football locker room inside Marshall University’s Shewey Building – launched in June. In the second half of 2016, more than 125 former Thundering Herd football players from seven different decades pledged money in support of the project, which could raise as much as $400,000 for the football program.
Saturday night’s head coaches – Middle Tennessee’s Kermit Davis and Marshall’s Dan D’Antoni – each lauded the 7,620 fans, the Herd’s largest home attendance this season. But on the court, D’Antoni determined that smaller is better.
State native and former Marshall men's basketball player Jason Williams discussed former Herd stars Carl Lee, Randy Moss and Mike D'Antoni during national television interview.
Former Marshall softball player Emileigh Cooper passed away last February, but an endowment scholarship and team award celebrates her spirit and what she gave to Thundering Herd athletics.
Marshall football coaches emphasize offensive skill positions and back end of defense for 2017 recruiting class, which was announced Wednesday.
Once upon a time, Marshall head football coach Doc Holliday and his staff were high school football prospects who were being recruited in a much different way. They discuss how recruiting has changed through the years.
Players from the NCAA tournament team see same style in D'Antoni teams as Marshall found success with 45 years ago.
Marshall senior guard Austin Loop surpassed Tamar Slay's school record for career 3-pointers made in Saturday's game against visiting UTEP.