VIENNA, W.VA. (WTAP)-Vienna was the heart of the Thundering Herd nation Thursday night. .
Marshall's University's athletic department made it's annual visit with the "Rally on the River" at Dils Park along the banks of the Ohio River.
Thundering Herd alumni and fans gathered for good food, and good times and to catch up with coaches Doc Holliday and Dan D'Antoni
There was food, games, entertainment: Something for Marshall followers young and old.
The event is sponsored by the the Mid Ohio Valley chapter of the Big Green club.
The group raises money to fund the scholarships for Marshall's student athletes.
Both coaches have reason to be optimistic coming off of their student athlete's performances this past school year.
Doc Holliday and the Herd football team ran their bowl winning streak to 7 in a row
While Dan D'antoni's basketball team won the College insider.com tournament.