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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Langel plays key roles in helping women’s soccer, women’s hockey negotiate labor deals

October 2, 2017 | Outcomes
Having gone down this path 20 years earlier, John B. Langel ’70 was the right person for the women on the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team to contact.
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Prominent expert on gender violence to speak at Marietta College

March 13, 2012 | news2012
There is no shortage of statistics to be found illustrating how prevalent gender violence is in today’s society. An upcoming lecturer will go beyond the numbers to talk about roles men and women can play to prevent those assaults from happening in the first place.
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Men’s basketball continues longest streak in D3hoops national rankings

November 2, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Marietta College men's basketball, who is ranked 13th in the 2017-18 D3hoops.com preseason poll, has been in the Top 25 for 42 consecutive polls — the longest streak in the nation in NCAA Division III. The streak started with the December 8, 2014, national poll when the Pioneers cracked the poll at No. 25 after opening the season 7-0....
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Volleyball coach expands summer opportunities locally, nationally

July 13, 2011 | 2011
It may be the middle of summer on campus, but the training never stops for Marietta College volleyball coach Ray Costa, who recently coordinated and directed two youth camps on the Pioneer campus.   The first camp, known as the “Senior Elite,” catered to 30 young athletes and is run with the intent of giving rising high school seniors an...
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Football players show their strength to help beautify campus

August 24, 2017 | Students
Coach Andy Waddle knew his football team wouldn’t think twice about adding a service project for the College to their already busy camp schedule. “Marietta College has been so good to us, Dr. Ruud, specifically has been very supportive of our guys,” Waddle said. “I told them when we got our new helmets, ‘Let’s try to find a way to give back...
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Free food, T-shirts and more available at 2011 Baseball and Softball Community Days

April 5, 2011 | news2011
In what has become one of the most anticipated events in Marietta each spring, Marietta College’s Sports Marketing class is excited to invite everyone to the fifth annual Community Softball Day (April 12) and Community Baseball Day (April 23). It is the fifth year of the softball event and gates will open at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, as...
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19th McCoy Scholarship goes to local student

June 13, 2017 | McCoy Scholar
Katie Kitchen ’21 (Marietta, Ohio) will not be a new face on the Marietta College campus this fall. The recent Marietta High School graduate took classes through the College Credit Plus program, and she said that experience is just one of the reasons why she is enrolling at the College this fall.
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Pioneer send-off set for 10 a.m. Thursday outside Recreation Center

March 9, 2011 | Men's Basketball
The Marietta and College communities are invited to turn out in support of Jon VanderWal and his 11th ranked Pioneers as they depart for this weekend’s NCAA Division III Sectionals at The College of Wooster!
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Pioneers take care of business, advance to Sweet 16

March 4, 2017 | Men's Basketball
Marietta is back in the Sweet 16. With a convincing 88-64 victory over No. 23 Guilford Saturday night, the Pioneers (26-4) will continue their quest for an NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball championship next week. No. 7 Marietta has a chance of hosting the next round, but won’t learn its fate until Sunday. “Hoping like mad that it’s here...
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Community members invited to celebrate 175 at Community Baseball and Softball events

March 30, 2010 | 175th anniversary
Katie Thomas has been coming to Marietta College baseball and softball games for as long as she can remember. But there are two dates she and her family look forward to most—Community Baseball Day (April 17) and Community Softball Day (April 10). Her children, Hannah, 12, and Peter, 8, won’t let her forget to mark the calendar each spring.
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Sports Management students gain valuable game-day experience

December 16, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Natalie Bender ’17 (Akron, Ohio) got to touch the “Play Like a Champion” sign at Notre Dame. Brett Mattson ’18 (Parkersburg, West Virginia) ran the fog machine as West Virginia’s football team entered the field for a home game, and Kristina LaRocca ’18 (Strasburg, Ohio) escorted the singer onto the field for the National Anthem at a Steelers...
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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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Football rivals team up to 'Be The Match'

November 7, 2016 | Football
Marietta College and Otterbein University will face off against each other on the gridiron this Saturday in the final game of the season for both schools. But prior to Saturday’s game, the two Ohio Athletic Conference foes will join forces to battle blood cancer. “Be The Match” is teaming up with the Pioneers and Cardinals to create the “...
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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...
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Softball team raises more than $1,000 for Memorial’s Strecker Cancer Center

April 22, 2019 | Softball
The Marietta College softball program recently raised more than $1,000 through a raffle and plans to donate the earnings to the Strecker Cancer Center’s Breast Health Fund. The softball team chose to raise the money in honor of three local cancer survivors: Lisa Amrine, Vicki Ford, and Donna Venham — all of whom work or worked for Marietta...
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Army vet ready to take on football, elementary students

August 4, 2014 | Football
This story originally appeared in the Spring 2014 edition of Marietta, The Magazine of Marietta College.
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Marietta College adding new, unique synthetic fields for football, soccer and lacrosse

April 26, 2018 | Football
Marietta College’s Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the installation of new synthetic surfaces at both Don Drumm Stadium and Marietta Field. “We are excited to have this opportunity to improve our facilities and provide a playing experience unlike any other in the Ohio Athletic Conference,” said Marietta...
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Former baseball star enjoying burgeoning film career

February 20, 2014 | Mike Eisenberg
The name Mike Eisenberg ’09 often evokes remembrances of a hard pitch exploding into a catcher’s glove, the number 30 billowing on the back of a pinstriped uniform and the dust of the diamond floating around a team of celebrating championships.
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Women's Basketball claims first OAC championship with win at ONU

February 24, 2018 | OAC
Sometimes making history takes a week longer than you expected. After letting its first Ohio Athletic Conference regular season championship slip through its fingers a week ago, Marietta College's women's basketball team wasn't about to let another opportunity go by the wayside.
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Etta Express receives National Championship rings

November 3, 2012 | news2012
Marietta College’s two-time NCAA Division III National Championship baseball team was back together for the first time in five months. The Etta Express had a good reason to return to Marietta.
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Pennsylvania summer golf outing gaining popularity among alumni, coaches

July 29, 2017 | golf
As a steady rain pelted the finely manicured grass outside, a small group of golfers gathered around a computer screen hoping to see some positive updates on the forecast. The other 75 or so, huddled inside the clubhouse at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Meadville, Pennsylvania, were debating if the fifth annual Pioneer Challenge Golf Outing...
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Midnight Madness to be streamed live on the web

October 13, 2011 | news2011
For the many Marietta College fans who can’t make it to Fenton Court to take in the fun and excitement of this year’s Midnight Madness, well, there’s good news. The College is going to stream the entire event live, including the unveiling of last season’s Championship Banners. You will be able to begin viewing the webcast around 11:15 p.m.,...
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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.
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