1999-2008 Around the West columns
September 9, 2008
From one rebuilding job to another
What started two years ago on the same sideline at Macalester College officially ended Saturday when Glenn Caruso and Tony Jennison took to opposite sides of O'Shaughnessy Field at the University of St. Thomas.
September 18, 2007
Mustache men try to revive Lutes
When Pacific Lutheran head coach Scott Westering opened camp this fall 19 seniors showed up with heart, determination and ... neatly trimmed mustaches.
October 12, 2004
Bethel still 0-for-Collegeville
While Bethel has improved mightily from its 1-25 run from 1986-1988, the Royals have never been able to solve the hex that is Clemens Stadium.
October 5, 2004
Elliott rolls in first taste of rivalry
The new guy crashed the party. Linfield used transfer quarterback Brett Elliott's second consecutive 400-yard, five-touchdown performance to defeat Pacific Lutheran 40-21 in front of a Homecoming crowd of 4,200.
November 11, 2003
This one's for John
Hollywood couldn't have scripted Nov. 8, 2003, in Collegeville any better. Two undefeated teams; Conference championship and automatic playoff berth on the line; record St. John's crowd of 13,107; huge plays on both sides of the ball from both teams; and a little record being chased known simply as 4-0-9.
October 14, 2003
World changes but Gagliardi keeps winning
The number 409 has been muttered in football circles from coast to coast this season as St. John’s head coach John Gagliardi closes in on the all-time wins record for all levels of college football.