‘New’ Don Drumm exudes pride, excitement at Marietta

September 1, 2011 | 2011
Andrew Keller ’12 (Cincinnati, Ohio) says Marietta College tried to make the Pioneer Walk across Pike Street a cherished tradition for the football team. Instead, the players reluctantly accepted it as a necessary evil. Once he stepped into the new locker room at Don Drumm Stadium, the first thing that crossed his mind was the walk.
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Schaly ’84 shines at College World Series as an umpire

September 26, 2016 | NCAA
Jim Schaly ’84 thought he was his own harshest critic. Then he umpired in the 2016 College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, and found out someone else likes to critique his work. “After every game, mom (Sue Knicely Schaly ’62) would call me and tell me about every call I missed,” said Jim, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education...
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Campus community celebrates baseball's national championship from a distance

June 1, 2011 | National Champs
It took a little longer than expected but by day’s end the Marietta College Pioneers clinched the 2011 Division III World Series Championship, besting Chapman University Panthers 18-5.
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Softball closes out regular season with 7th annual Community Day

April 22, 2015 | 2015
With three seniors playing in their final game as Pioneers on Saturday, the seventh annual Community Softball Day is a great way to bid each one farewell. Marietta (12-20) plays host to John Carroll (20-15) in an Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at Marietta Field. Gates open at 11 a.m. and the first pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m.,...
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Support the Pioneers: Get your printable cheer card now

March 10, 2011 | 2011
So you can't make it to Wooster's Timken Gymnasium on Friday to watch Marietta College play in its first ever NCAA Division III "Sweet 16?"   No problem. Show your support by downloading a Let's Go Pios printable cheer card.   Put it on the window at your office, or in a window of your car. Just carry it around or put it on a wall at your...
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College announces 2015 Athletic HOF Class

December 1, 2015 | 2015
As the national anthem was being played at Pioneer Park, the reality of his baseball career was nearing an end hit John Hefner ’85.
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2011 ABCA conference to feature many Pioneer baseball alumni

December 16, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College baseball is preparing to make its mark at the 66th annual American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) convention, which will be conducted Jan. 6-9 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.      A handful of the two dozen speakers that will address the 3,500 baseball coaches in attendance throughout the weekend credit...
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Big crowd expected for 16th annual Community Baseball Day

April 22, 2014 | Community Baseball Day
Don’t sit inside on a nice spring day, come on down to the 16th annual Community Baseball Day and be a part of the one of Marietta College's best traditions.
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Memory Lane: Basketball co-captains would have cherished shot at playing Ohio U.

April 14, 2010 | news2010
As Alex Couladis ’75 and Chuck Robinson ’75 recently flipped through a scrapbook commemorating their senior season on the Pioneers basketball team they stopped for a moment and almost in unison says, “I wish Ohio University would have kept us on the schedule and played us that year.” The teammates were part of two lopsided losses to the...
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College announces 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame class

December 2, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College has won only a single Ohio Athletic Conference championship in soccer and Ken Rickvalsky ’84 just missed being a part of that team.
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Fans excited, nervous as Marietta soccer plays for OAC title Saturday

November 7, 2008 | OAC
In what is only its third Ohio Athletic Conference tournament appearance, Marietta College's men's soccer team gets a chance at claiming the conference title this weekend against Ohio Northern. The Pioneers travel to Ada a day early to get ready for the big showdown against the Polar Bears. Game starts at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8. Excitement...
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‘Last Chance U’ star Brittany Wagner to speak at Marietta on March 1

October 5, 2017 | Sports Management
Brittany Wagner, who quickly became the star of the Netflix docu-series Last Chance U, will visit Marietta College on Thursday, March 1st, to lecture about the importance of students maintaining focus on their academics. Marietta College’s Sports Management Program is bringing Wagner to campus and will announce the time of her speaking...
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Jeff Filkovski named new coach at Marietta College

March 13, 2008 | OAC
Jeff Filkovski, the 2007 Ohio Athletic Conference co-Assistant Coach of the Year, has been named the 28th head football coach at Marietta College. He replaces Curt Wiese, who left after two years to become the offensive coordinator at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
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College names Waddle new football coach

December 19, 2012 | Football
Marietta College Director of Athletics Larry Hiser announced the hiring of Andrew Waddle as the Pioneers’ head football coach Wednesday afternoon.
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Pioneers become first D3 program in Ohio to wear only Riddell's SpeedFlex helmet

August 11, 2017 | safety
As Marietta College’s football players gathered on the third floor at Don Drumm Stadium, you could hear the “oohhs” and “aahhs” as they got their first glimpse of the new football helmets. “These are pretty sweet,” said senior running back Roger Walker, who rushed for 1,292 yards last season. “Everyone loves to get new equipment, but these...
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Marietta's athletics director making presentation at national conference

August 9, 2005 | news2005
Debbie Lazorik, Marietta College's Director of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation, is making a presentation on how to successfully fund and construct a recreation center on a small college campus at the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Facilities Workshop in Las Vegas on Nov. 15. The workshop opens on Nov....
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College, City unveil sign that honors six-time national champions

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College officials, along with Marietta Mayor Joe Matthews, unveiled a street sign honoring the six-time NCAA Division III Baseball National Champions during a special ceremony at Don Schaly Stadium, Wednesday.
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Oliver's journey home to the Wunnenberg family

March 31, 2017 | Joel Wunnenberg
In the months leading up to his death, Joel Wunnenberg ’20 talked about and texted photos to his mother, Kim, of Oliver, a sweet, black and white pound puppy that had stolen his heart while Joel was volunteering at the Humane Society of the Mid-Ohio Valley.
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Winter Weekend returns to campus Jan. 20-21

January 10, 2017 | Winter Weekend
The highlight event of Winter Weekend is always the induction of the Athletic Hall of Fame class, but there are multiple other reasons to trek back to Marietta College for the annual celebration that is being held on January 20-21. Brandee Norris, Executive Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Engagement, said the emphasis is on alumni who...
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Annual Community Days for baseball, softball scheduled for April

April 3, 2012 | 2012
It’s a 14-year tradition that just keeps getting better with age. The 25 students in Marietta College’s Sports Marketing class are ready to put on another first-class Community Baseball Day when the No.1 ranked Etta Express host Ohio Athletic Conference rival Heidelberg on Saturday, April 14, at Don Schaly Stadium. The students are also...
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