The Parthenon

Potential for Marshall baseball stadium among proposals

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter

March 9, 2017

Marshall baseball technically has three home fields, but none on or even near campus. With a recent proposal by the city of Huntington, Marshall baseball may have a field in the not-too-distant future. The city of Huntington is looking to transform several former industrial properties between Third Avenue...

Herd baseball playing underdog role in 2017

Herd baseball playing underdog role in 2017

Mike Morgan, Contributor

February 7, 2017

The Marshall baseball team enters 2017 coming off one of their best season’s in program history with 34 wins, including 21 wins in Conference USA play. The Herd finished in the top five of 17 different offensive categories, including first in hits (315), RBIs (189), home runs (36), doubles (69), total...

Herd faces Blue Raiders in conference play

April 28, 2016

Marshall University baseball will begin a three-game weekend series 7 p.m. Friday against Conference USA opponent Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The Herd (21-17, 10-8) suffered a loss to in-state rival West Virginia Wednesday when a furious eighth inning rally came up...

Herd baseball’s Finfer has no regrets passing on MLB in favor of collegiate career, education

Herd baseball’s Finfer has no regrets passing on MLB in favor of collegiate career, education

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

April 27, 2016

The MLB Draft can be an exciting, depressing, surprising and emotional experience for baseball players all over the country. Kids start out playing the sport when they learn how to walk in hopes of one day making it to the big leagues. For many players that dream doesn’t come true. But for one o...

Marshall baseball’s rally comes up just short in final innings versus rival West Virginia

April 27, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team’s late-game rally against in-state rival West Virginia University came up just short Wednesday in Morgantown as the Herd fell 9-8. With the Herd (21-17, 10-8) trailing 4-3 heading into the seventh inning, West Virginia slapped in five runs in the seventh inning...

Martin making impact in first year

Martin making impact in first year

Danielle Wright, Reporter

April 26, 2016

After an impressive start to the season, Marshall University freshman pitcher Wade Martin may have a bright future as a member of the university’s baseball team.  The young pitcher has had the opportunity to warm up his arm and contribute to the pitching staff despite thoughts of redshirting ea...

Baseball game rescheduled due to weather

Baseball game rescheduled due to weather

April 26, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team (21-15, 10-7 C-USA) heads to Morgantown, West Virginia to face West Virginia University 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (20-18, 6-8 Big 12) at Monongalia County Ballpark. The original game time was  scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. However, it was postponed due to inclement weather....

Marshall takes on in-state rival West Virginia Tuesday in Morgantown

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

April 25, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team (21-15, 10-7 C-USA) heads to Morgantown, West Virginia to face West Virginia University Tuesday (20-18, 6-8 Big 12) at Monongalia County Ballpark. Marshall heads into the game after a series win against Conference-USA opponent the University of North Carolina a...

Gee, Bossi, Lane power Herd to weekend series victory over Charlotte

Gee, Bossi, Lane power Herd to weekend series victory over Charlotte

April 25, 2016

Marshall University baseball took its weekend series against the University of North Carolina at Charlotte two games to one. The Herd (21-16, 10-8) won the first two games of the series Friday and Saturday, 7-2 and 10-5, respectively, before falling in the final game Sunday, 5-0. In the opening gam...

Marshall baseball head coach Waggoner reflects on his experineces with the Herd

Brittanie Fowler, Reporter

April 21, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team is off to a great start this season as they’ve taken all but one series so far during conference play. Talent from players can take a team far, but it’s the coaching that takes teams to the next level. Head coach Jeff Waggoner is in his 10th season with th...

Herd baseball hits the road against Charlotte, eyes C-USA tourney bid

Herd baseball hits the road against Charlotte, eyes C-USA tourney bid

Christian Hisman, Reporter

April 21, 2016

The Marshall University baseball team is off to a great start this season as they’ve taken all but one series so far during conference play. Talent from players can take a team far, but it’s the coaching that takes teams to the next level. Head coach Jeff Waggoner is in his 10th season with the ...

Marshall baseball’s Bossi relishing program’s family atmosphere in senior season

Marshall baseball’s Bossi relishing program’s family atmosphere in senior season

Christian Hisman, Reporter

April 20, 2016

Marshall University baseball player Aaron Bossi is making an impact on the program in his senior season with the Herd, but Bossi said it errs in comparison to what the program and the university has given him back. “(My four years at Marshall) have been the best four years of my life,” Bossi said....