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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

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Marshall University's Student Newspaper

The Parthenon

Marshall Parts Ways with Jeff Waggoner after 16 Years

Marshall Parts Ways with Jeff Waggoner after 16 Years

THE PARTHENON October 13, 2022

Marshall baseball coach Jeff Waggoner will not return to his position next season, Athletic Director Christian Spears said. "We wish Coach Waggoner...

Herd Baseballs Edwards Named to NCAA East Region 2nd Team

Herd Baseball’s Edwards Named to NCAA East Region 2nd Team

Tyler Kennett, Sports Editor June 28, 2022

Junior Luke Edwards was named to the NCAA Division I East All-Region Second Team on Monday, June 20, 2022. Edwards, a native of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina,...

Marshall Baseball Takes One Win in MTSU Series

Justin Zimmer, Reporter April 12, 2022

Marshall baseball, after taking game one of the weekend series with the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders, fell short in a double-header this past Sunday,...

Baseball Struggles in Birmingham

Baseball Struggles in Birmingham

Justin Zimmer, Reporter April 5, 2022

The Marshall Thundering Herd’s baseball team continued their struggles in conference play last weekend. The University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers...

After his leadoff home run in the first inning, junior shortstop Geordon Blanton (3) is greeted at home plate by sophomore catcher Kyle Schaefer (34).

Marshall baseball defeats WVU in Huntington

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 23, 2021

Dominating from start to finish, the Marshall University baseball team defeated West Virginia University 7-1 Tuesday in the Mountaineers first trip to...

Freshman catcher Ryan Leitch swings at a pitch against Morehead State on Sunday, March 7. Marshall lost the contest 6-2.

Athlete of the Week: Ryan Leitch, baseball

Grant Goodrich, Sorts Editor March 16, 2021

For his performance at Mercer in the final two games of the three-game series, freshman Ryan Leitch has earned athlete of the week honors.  After a...

Junior Peter Hutzal readies to swing during a game in the shortened 2020 baseball season.

Baseball set to begin its season

Grant Goodrich, Sports Editor March 2, 2021

The Marshall men’s baseball team is slated to begin its season with a three-game series against Morehead State; the first game is scheduled for Friday,...

Left to right: Senior Associate for AECOM, Brian Pounds, Chairman James  Bailes, current Head Baseball Coach Jeff Waggoner, Marshall University President Jerry Gilbert, Jack Cook, Athletic Director Mike Hamrick,  Jeff Montgomery, Mayor Steve Williams and Rick Reed all participated in the groundbreaking ceremony.

Marshall baseball’s groundbreaking ceremony for new stadium

Grant Goodrich, Reporter October 29, 2019

A home stadium for the Marshall University baseball team will become a reality in a short 17 months, Athletic Director Mike Hamrick announced Saturday...

Marshall Baseball vs Eastern Michigan in Spring 2019

Herd baseball headed to Morgantown to face Mountaineers

Grant Goodrich, Reporter October 3, 2019

In its second out of three scheduled fall baseball games, the Marshall Thundering Herd will travel to Morgantown, West Virginia on Friday to play the West...

Elvis Peralta Jr.

Future is promising for Herd Baseball players Peralta and Shapiro

Sydney Shelton, Contributor June 11, 2019

Two of Marshall’s baseball players were drafted on the third day of the 2019 MLB Draft: redshirt-junior shortstop Elvis Peralta, Jr. and senior left-handed...

Marshall shortstop Elvis Peralta (7) watches as Ohio center fielder Michael Richardson slides into second base during the teams’ midweek matchup at the Kennedy Center Field, April 16, 2019.

Eagles best Thundering Herd in midweek matchup

Kieran Intemann, Sports Editor April 23, 2019

A bases-loaded walk in the top of the eighth inning sent visiting Morehead State past the Marshall baseball team Tuesday afternoon, 5-4, at the Kennedy...

Tucker Linder (6) swings through a pitch in the second inning of Marshalls 4-3 win over Ohio, April 16, 2019.

Marshall baseball survives against Ohio Bobcats in 11 innings

Taylor Huddleston, Reporter April 17, 2019

After a total of 8 pitching changes for the Thundering Herd and left fielder Tucker Linder’s extended hitting streak to 21 games, Marshall came out on...

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