Marshall University has completed the purchase of the Flint Group Pigments property in Huntington (WV) from the Huntington Municipal Development Authority. The land will be used to construct the Thundering Herd’s new baseball stadium, which is set to open in Huntington in March 2021. Read more here.
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Marshall University took a huge step toward building a baseball stadium Friday when athletic director Mike Hamrick announced the school has hired an architect to design the long-awaited facility. The park not only would be home to Marshall baseball, but also could house a minor league team. Read more here.
Marshall University in Huntington (WV) is seeking “expressions of interest” from architectural firms to provide full service design for a new baseball facility and renovating a portion of Gullickson Hall. Read more here.
Marshall University’s baseball team has finished its 12th season of playing home games at Charleston’s (WV) Appalachian Power Park — 50 miles from the UM campus in Huntington. Others were played in Beckley and a series this past season was moved to the bare-bones diamond at the YMCA Kennedy Center, 6 miles northeast of the MU campus. Read more here.
College football will return to the former site of the Orange Bowl in December 2014, as the inaugural Miami Beach Bowl will be played at Marlins Park, home of the Miami Marlins. The game will feature a team from the American Athletic Conference (formerly the Big East) and Conference USA, the Mid-American Conference or Sun Belt Conference. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Southern Miss baseball program announced an expansion plan for its playing facility, Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field, at its annual preseason banquet Saturday night at the Thad Cochran Center. Continue reading