Great Lakes

  • Labrie helps Grove City accelerate rebuilding process
    November 16, 2017
    Coach Andrew DiDonato thought he had his starting quarterback set for the near future. But when Brett Pinson had one too many concussions and decided not to continue his career, sophomore Randall Labrie was ready and waiting.
  • Monon Bell Classic takes on extra meaning for DePauw
    November 07, 2017
    DePauw always has a meaningful game to play in November, but a Tigers' Monon Bell win vs Wabash could lead to more this season.
  • Trine breaks out of 6-4 rut
    October 31, 2017
    The Thunder had spent three consecutive seasons at 6-4 -- respectable but not really a factor in the MIAA conference race. That's changed this year.
  • Former star QB Burke now rising star as coach
    October 24, 2017
    Kevin Burke is a little more in the background these days, but after winning the Gagliardi Trophy twice as a quarterback at Mount Union, he's working his way up the coaching ranks as well as a position coach at Case Western Reserve.
  • Purple Raiders hot after last year's burn
    October 17, 2017
    “It definitely lit a fire for us,” Cole Parrish says of the premature ending of Mount Union's conference and national title hopes last year. And that's been bad news for the Purple Raiders' first six opponents. More in Around the Great Lakes.
  • James finds a home at Wabash
    October 10, 2017
    When Ike James' former school closed, he had to go through the recruiting process all over again. Fortunately, he found a home where he's fitting in just fine.
  • Strong start fuels Heidelberg
    October 03, 2017
    Heidelberg hit the ground running, and throwing, this season after struggling out of the gate in 2015 and 2016. And that start has turned into a roll, with the Student Princes now 4-0 headed into their biggest test of the season. More in Around the Great Lakes.
  • With classmate out, Campbell carries the load
    September 26, 2017
    Brandan Campbell and Mike Miklusciak made Hope football history last season. However, Miklusciak’s season-ending knee injury suffered in preseason camp greatly altered their vision for the 2017 season. More in Around the Great Lakes.
  • Now, experience is a strength for Wittenberg
    September 20, 2017
    The Tigers ended up on top last season after the NCAC standings got a bit messy. This year, Wittenberg's key cogs are a year older and are in a position to avoid the mess altogether. More in Around the Great Lakes.
  • Presidents hope balance equals title
    September 12, 2017
    After airing it out for years and coming up a little short each time, Washington & Jefferson is looking to the run game to bring a little equilibrium to the offense. More in Around the Great Lakes.
  • Hilvert glad to be back in D-III
    September 05, 2017
    Success seems to follow Jim Hilvert wherever he goes, and Baldwin Wallace could certainly use some of that.
  • Perseverance pays off for Wittenberg
    November 16, 2016
    When Denison kicker Connor Dunn’s 33-yard field goal sailed through the uprights with 21 seconds left, Wittenberg thought that was it for the season. Fortunately for the Tigers, they were able to regroup, and things fell into place around them.
  • Seniors lead Olivet back to playoffs
    November 09, 2016
    Olivet coach Dan Pifer has no problem telling anyone how much the senior leadership means to his Comets. He merely points to the team’s eight wins – especially the four decided by a touchdown or less.
  • Defense leads John Carroll, again
    November 01, 2016
    John Carroll’s defensive players are stingy – and they’re becoming less and less generous each week as well.