2010 Around the Great Lakes columns
Trying to get some respect
November 19, 2010 Trine has gone 18-0 in the MIAA the past three seasons but has hosted just one playoff game (and it lost that one). The Thunder is trying to change that for the future with a playoff win.
A provisional career
November 12, 2010 Geneva's senior class has spent their entire career in transition from NAIA to Division III, with no hope of the playoffs and only some scant postseason recognition. But they play on.
Heidelberg seniors setting standards
November 05, 2010 Four years ago, this year’s crop of seniors had to adjust to the college game under a head coach that was new to the program and also deal with a stigma of joining a Heidelberg team that had gone 1-39 over four years under a previous coaching regime.
McGee makes Adrian better
October 29, 2010 “Right now, Mike’s playing very poised,” said Adrian coach Jim Deere. “He’s not making very many mistakes and is seeing the field very well. He does have a great arm, so he’s doing a great job."
CMU running a balanced attack
October 22, 2010 Longtime coach Rich Lackner does not have just one or two running backs he can depend on. He has five players who have gotten a substantial amount of work out of the backfield.
Salopek leads Gators through rough patch
October 14, 2010 “It’s been a tough start to our season,” said the Allegheny senior quarterback. “We had great expectations and we definitely still do to finish out the season. We played Wittenberg tough and then, we played tough at Case Western."
Bethany gets win for the program
October 08, 2010 The Bison pulled off a surprise by beating Waynesburg in PAC play last week. Is that the type of win that could turn this program around?
Ohio Northern gets defensive
October 01, 2010 Heading into Saturday's game at Mount Union, the Polar Bears are coming off a pair of strong defensive performances.
Sophomore a big-play guy for Albion
September 23, 2010 "Hes a big-play guy. Every time he touches the ball, hes got a chance to go the distance. As a return guy, running the ball or catching the ball, hes a threat any time the ball is in his hands. I think thats important."
Baum takes control of Case's offense
September 16, 2010 Some people who have had to follow in the footsteps of a record-setting quarterback that took a program to previously unseen heights might be overwhelmed, but not Joey Baum.
Survivor on and off the field
September 08, 2010 Oberlin senior linebacker Ron Rupard has seen more than his fair share of challenges and that was long before he ever got to play in a NCAC football game.
10 games to watch for 2010
September 02, 2010 Equipment has been handed out, reservations have been made and buses are ready and waiting to be loaded as the 2010 college football season gets underway this weekend ... and not a moment too soon.