Midwest

  • Titans are giant killers
    November 14, 2017
    Illinois Wesleyan's season started with an upset of a perennial national power. The momentum fueled a CCIW co-championship run and playoff berth. Now, the Titans aim to build on their success by stringing together some postseason wins. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Green Knights out for revenge
    November 07, 2017
    A suffocating defense has carried St. Norbert to its golden opportunity. A win in the MWC championship game over Monmouth would send the Green Knights back to the playoffs for the fourth time in six seasons. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Cardinals hanging on in tough CCIW
    November 01, 2017
    The CCIW is especially deep this year. North Central is the only team that controls its own destiny, but the Cardinals know that the next two weeks won't be easy. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Muskies power starts up front
    October 24, 2017
    You can't have a prolific offense without a cohesive offensive line. Lakeland has both, a big reason why the Muskies are in the driver's seat for the NACC title. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Monmouth not resting on past
    October 17, 2017
    The Scots won 26 games over the past three seasons, but understand that 2017 is a whole new ballgame. That, plus a look ahead to a vital HCAC showdown, highlight this week's Around the Midwest.
  • Big Blue have more to prove
    October 10, 2017
    Millikin notched a huge CCIW win over Wheaton on Saturday. The Big Blue now want to prove that this season's team is more than a one-game wonder. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Benedictine is battle-tested
    October 04, 2017
    The Eagles learned from their grueling non-conference slate. Now they have their sights set on claiming a NACC title. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Midwest's best
    September 28, 2017
    Three players from the region are leading the nation in their respective categories through Week 4. Players from this region lead Division III in rushing, passing, and sacks. Now, their teams need to convert those individual stats into more team victories.
  • The long road back
    September 20, 2017
    Rose-Hulman had its first taste of the playoffs in 2016. That just made the Fightin' Engineers hungry for more. Now that they know what it takes, they know how hard it will be to get back. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Off to the races
    September 13, 2017
    Lake Forest's Joey Valdivia had a breakout 2016 season. That's in the past, and he's already on pace to have an even more impressive 2017. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Titanic upset
    September 06, 2017
    Illinois Wesleyan proved that anything is possible, pulling off Week 1's biggest shocker. Now the Titans aim to combine preparation, confidence, and belief throughout the season. More in Around the Midwest.
  • Uncharted territory
    November 14, 2016
    Rose-Hulman is in the playoffs for the first time in the program's 118-year history. The Fightin' Engineers also have to plan practices around final exams for the first time, a welcome obstacle. More on RHIT and the other Midwest playoff entrants.
  • Grinnell's super stopper
    November 08, 2016
    The Pioneers are searching for their first win of the season, but have the nation's leading tackler. Sophomore Ryan Slager's numbers are not just the product of a struggling defense, and the Pioneers have two more years to build around him. More in Around the Midwest.
  • The waiting game
    November 02, 2016
    Wheaton's loss to North Central cost the Thunder control of their playoff destiny. With at least two games to play, the Thunder know that they have business to take care of before they can sweat their case for an at-large bid. More in Around the Midwest.