2011 Around the Mid-Atlantic columns
Muhlenberg is where McDonough’s heart is
Pat McDonough has spent much of his life on the move. “Looking back on it, I never really realized that this is probably the longest place I’ve been. It is my home. I enjoy the people, the coaches, the community.”
CNU proves averse to adversity
On its second running back and third quarterback, Christopher Newport rolls to the USA South automatic bid. More on the Captains' course in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
15 years of friendship
Kirk Rohle's and Ben Rogers' friendship has now survived 15 years and multiple teams, culminating with playing together at Hampden-Sydney. Ryan Tipps has more in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
Receiver embodies D-III spirit
Some told Kyle Feldman it’s too difficult to juggle grad school and football. But to someone who works as hard in all phases of life as Feldman does, handling difficulties is second nature.
Averett's fallen family member
Rick and Peter Quintanilla didn’t choose to cut short their Averett football careers -- it was forced upon them. Rick's battle with cancer continues to resonate with a team that barely knew them. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
The little big man at McDaniel
At 5-6, Joe Rollins might be the shortest guy his McDaniel teammates look up to. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
Foundations of a first impression
Dave Harper spent nearly two decades as an assistant at Ferrum. And while the landscape isn't entirely new in his first year as head coach, it's certainly been rugged.
CUA has the fire to fight back
The first three games had finishes that were enthralling for fans and helped to get people talking about CUA football again. But as exciting as they were, the team seeks consistency and discipline.
A tough call that can't go wrong
Wesley and Maryville each were in an enviable position this season: choosing between two experienced starting quarterbacks.
Making a mark with the family name
Football is a family tradition for the Pughs. But what’s unusual for them is seeing one of their own wearing Emory & Henry’s blue and gold uniform.
Growing, maturing week after week
A season is more than the anticipation of the beginning and the excitement of the finale. The middle, meaty part of the fall is when we watch teams develop. The team that began the season is, at the end, the same in name only.