Marietta College to honor high schools through #BeTheLight

April 13, 2020 | Class of 2020
With spring athletic seasons getting canceled and members of the Class of 2020 missing out on special memories related to prom and graduation, Marietta College has decided to join the #BeTheLight movement. Starting Monday, April 20th and continuing through Friday, May 22nd, the College will pay tribute to the Class of 2020 by turning on the...
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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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2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four host talks to sports management students

November 10, 2016 | NCAA Tournament
Students in the Sport Facility and Event Management course (SMGT 334) were treated to a high-profile guest lecturer on Thursday: Jenny Carnes, executive director of the San Antonio Local Organizing Committee (SALOC), the group charged with planning, executing, and evaluating the 2018 NCAA® Division I Men’s Final Four® on behalf of the city of...
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Inaugural Virginia McCoy scholarship impacts winner’s entire family

October 28, 2019 | Virginia McCoy Scholarship
Ten syllables packed with emotion — and gratitude. “Absolutely mind-blowing fantastic!” Rebecca Guhde ’23 (Signal Mountain, Tennessee) described her reaction when she learned she was the recipient of the first Virginia McCoy Scholarship, the newest Marietta College scholarship offered by members of the prestigious McCoy family. Guhde’s...
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Pioneer rower claims silver medal in Amsterdam

July 27, 2005 | news2005
Marietta College's Evan Tsourtsoulas (Kastoria, Greece) teamed up with fellow countryman George Tsambandis to win the silver medal in the Senior B Men's Pair at the World Under 23 Championships on the Bosbaan International Regatta Course in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The Greek duo gave a valiant effort, winning both its opening heat and...
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Marietta College announces public events for November 2016

October 18, 2016 | Campus Events
Marietta College today announced its November 2016 schedule of public events. Unless otherwise noted, admission to these events is free. For the most recent and updated information about Marietta College events, visit our Campus Calendar. For a schedule of athletic events, visit the Pioneers website. 7:00 p.m., November 1 — Tony Fiore, an...
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Marietta College begins extensive renovation project at Schaly Stadium

May 29, 2019 | Baseball
Marietta College officials are excited to announce that extensive renovations at Don Schaly Stadium, home to the Etta Express baseball team since 1968, have begun and will continue until September. The project was made possible by a lead gift from The Spartan Foundation and Hap and Meg Esbenshade, and generous gifts from alumni and friends.
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Fans invited to 17th annual Community Baseball Day on April 18

April 7, 2015 | Community Baseball Day
Spring in the Mid-Ohio Valley doesn’t officially begin until Marietta College conducts the annual Community Baseball Day. The 17th annual event is scheduled for Saturday, April 18 when the Etta Express hosts Ohio Northern in a key Ohio Athletic Conference doubleheader at Don Schaly Stadium.
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Veteran softball coach Jeanne Arbuckle retires after three decades

June 13, 2018 | retirement
Marietta College veteran softball coach Jeanne Arbuckle, who won more than 570 games, announced her retirement Wednesday (June 13) morning after 31 years on the Pioneer coaching staff.
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Krista Huffman ’08 enjoying life in big-time athletics

March 4, 2014 | news2014
These days, it’s rare to see Krista Huffman ’08 wearing anything Navy Blue & White. As the Assistant Director of Marketing and Promotions for Athletics at the University of Alabama, Huffman’s wardrobe is dominated by Crimson & White. With multiple sports competing for national championships and SEC titles, Huffman said, “it’s a...
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Championship rings were inevitable for the 2017-18 Pioneers

February 24, 2018 | OAC
Shay Lett ’19 remembers early on in her freshman year when Ashley Barker ’18 shared some empty ring boxes with her Marietta College women’s basketball teammates. Her message? One day they would have championship rings to put in them. “We’ve been talking about filling those boxes ever since,” Lett said. It’s time to place the order.
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Football to wear gray football helmets for first time in program history

August 13, 2013 | Pioneers
The Marietta Pioneers unveiled a matte gray football helmet with an oversized, but familiar Pioneer head and a navy blue facemask on Tuesday at Don Drumm Stadium. The helmet also includes a bold navy blue stripe with white pinstripes down the middle.
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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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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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