The Herald-Dispatch Marshall Sports RSS 2015-04-01T02:15:35-04:00 urn:uuid:c60d7202-9a58-46a6-9fca-f804879f5ebc Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Thundering Herd defensive coaches eager for challenge By GRANT TRAYLOR http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0401_0401_mu_notebook 2015-04-01T00:01:01-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON - Marshall University linebackers coach Adam Fuller and defensive coordinator Chuck Heater have featured a certain look in their eyes since the Thundering Herd football team got back on the field for spring practice.</p> <p></p> Chuck Landon: Mirabal sees his linemen carry weight of program CHUCK LANDON http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0401_0401_chuck_column 2015-04-01T00:12:33-04:00 <p> Weight Watchers would go blind trying to monitor Marshall&#39;s football players.</p> Bigger Keller, bigger impact By GRANT TRAYLOR http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0401_0401_mu_football 2015-04-01T00:16:31-04:00 <p> HUNTINGTON &#8212; People who met Marshall University defensive end Blake Keller when he first came to Huntington might not recognize him now.</p> <p> &#160;</p> MU women's golf team second in Hoya tourney The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0401_0401_muroundup 2015-04-01T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>BEALLSVILLE, Md. - Marshall University had three players in the top 10 who led the Thundering Herd to a runner-up finish in the Hoya Women's Invitational golf tournament that wrapped up Tuesday at Four Streams.</p> <p></p> For WRs, class is in session By GRANT TRAYLOR http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0331_0331_mu_football 2015-03-31T00:17:08-04:00 <p> HUNTINGTON - More often than not in football, the worth of a wide receiver is denoted in things that can be seen with the eye.</p> <p> &#160;</p> MU's Simsiriwong tied for second at Hoya Invitational The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0331_0331_muroundup 2015-03-31T00:01:01-04:00 <p> Marshall University women&#39;s senior golfer Korakot Simsiriwong is tied for second, one stroke back, after two rounds of the Hoya Invitational.</p> <p> &#160;</p> MU edges Furman 2-1 for series sweep The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0330_0330_mu_roundup 2015-03-30T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>GREENVILLE, S.C.Elicia D'Orazio and Shaelynn Braxton each drove in a run to help Marshall edge Furman, 2-1, Sunday and sweep the three-game softball series at Pepsi Stadium.</p> <p></p> MU player brings impact to CB By GRANT TRAYLOR http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0330_0330_mu_football 2015-03-29T22:59:43-04:00 <p> Marshall newbie Chris Williams-Hall is quickly making an impression.</p> Herd rallies in ninth, tops FIU The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0329_0329_muroundup 2015-03-29T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Herald-Dispatch</p> <p>CHARLESTON - Marshall University picked up a Conference USA baseball victory Saturday, defeating FIU, 5-4, on Andrew Dundon's run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning at Appalachian Power Park.</p> <p></p> Byrd making impression as new tight end for Marshall By GRANT TRAYLOR http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0329_0329_mu_notebook 2015-03-29T00:01:01-04:00 <p> HUNTINGTON - Prior to spring drills getting underway, Marshall University football head coach Doc Holliday noted tight end Emanuel Byrd as one of several players that he was anxious to see out on the field.</p> <p> &#160;</p>