Playoffs or no, PLU does its jobThere’s something about PLU that’s just captivating, whether their wacky warm-up routine, their demeanor on the field, their unfailingly positive head coach or their fans.
St. Thomas making historyWith their convincing 43-6 win over Gustavus Adolphus last Saturday, St. Thomas became the first team in the West Region – and the second team in the country – to clinch an automatic bid to the playoffs by winning the MIAC title.
Breathe before readingI don’t know how you spent your Saturday afternoon last weekend, but the single best hour of my day was the one I spent listening to the final quarter of the most incredible football game so far this season.
Defense sets the tone for CoeCoe came up with big-time defense in a big-time game, and it garnered some big-time respect, moving the Kohawks up to No. 6 in the polls.
Pacific Lutheran on the rebound"The way we've done things the last 30-40 years, we can't do that anymore we've got to make changes," Scott Westering said in the preseason. At 2-0 with a win against a ranked team, Pacific Lutheran is moving in the right direction.
Willamette goes back to basicsIf ground transportation was a problem for Willamette on Sunday, it certainly wasnt on Saturday afternoon, as the Bearcats rushed for 277 yards in a 33-14 win at UW-Stevens Point.
10 games to watch for 2010When people around here ask me what team I root for and I respond "Willamette," the question of how I got bitten so badly by the Division III football bug comes up fairly frequently.