Stories tagged with: Donna Newberry

November 12, 2010 - 7:07pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

A coach, a mentor, and a friend are just a few ways those who knew Donna Newberry would describe her.

She passed away on November 11th after battling breast cancer for the third time. She was 58-years-old. Newberry was the softball coach for Muskingum University and had won more than 900 games.

"Last year when she got diagnosed, you know she had one request to President Steele and she wanted to keep me on board I think it's important for a program with our tradition to have...

November 10, 2010 - 3:45pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Earlier today Muskingum University lost one of their most beloved coaches. Donna Newberry passed away at the age of 58 after battling breast cancer for the third time. Newberry was the leader of a softball program that has amassed 900 plus wins, 18 O.A.C. titles, and the school's only National Championship in any sport.

Newberry arrived on the Muskingum campus in 1974, fresh off earning her master's degree from Ohio University. In her 36 years at the school she created a legacy...

April 20, 2010 - 8:43pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

College Softball

Muskingum 8 Marietta 3-- Game 1

Coach Donna Newberry's 900th career victory

Muskingum 2 Marietta 3-- Game 2

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