Great Lakes

September 1, 2015
10 games to watch for 2015
All the hype has been great for the start of NCAA Division III football, but it’s time to kick off the regular season. And, if you’re like me, you can’t wait. Checking out the schedules, I’d like to pinpoint some interesting matchups this fall.

November 19, 2014
Smooth sailing for Ruffing
Ryan Ruffing was W&J's backup running back his first two seasons, but as a junior, he's rolled up more than 1,500 yards to help lead the Presidents back to the playoffs.

November 11, 2014
He's come a long way
An injury early in his career nearly cost him more than just a season of football, but Evan Killilea recovered and has come on strong to lead Wittenberg's defense.

November 4, 2014
'Out of my comfort zone'
Alana Gaither never planned to play football. She played on an all-boys soccer team as a child and her first love was always soccer, that is until the high school team at Akron Firestone needed a kicker.

Joe Sager

Joe Sager is a freelance writer based in Pittsburgh. He has written about sports since 1996 for a variety of newspapers, magazines and websites. He first covered D-III football in 2000 with the New Castle (Pa.) News.

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2011 columnist: Dean Jackson
2007-10 columnist: Matt Florjancic

Previous Columns

September 1, 2015
10 games to watch for 2015
All the hype has been great for the start of NCAA Division III football, but it’s time to kick...
November 19, 2014
Smooth sailing for Ruffing
Ryan Ruffing was W&J's backup running back his first two seasons, but as a junior, he's rolled...
November 11, 2014
He's come a long way
An injury early in his career nearly cost him more than just a season of football, but Evan Killilea...
November 4, 2014
'Out of my comfort zone'
Alana Gaither never planned to play football. She played on an all-boys soccer team as a child and...

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