• Case survives in miracle finish; SJU wins tight battle
    November 11, 2017
    St. John's defeated Concordia-Moorhead in an apparent at-large play-in game, while Wabash knocked DePauw off the bubble and Delaware Valley played its way in. More on how the playoff contenders fared on Saturday in our roundup.
  • Seeing red in the red zone
    November 07, 2017
    Dusty Krueger, the St. John's offensive line and the rest of the Johnnies' offense in general have been tough to deny inside the 20 this year, and it's that attitude that has them sitting 8-1, knocking on the door of the playoffs.
  • Bonus podcast from Tommie-Johnnie game
    September 24, 2017
    The biggest show in D-III needed a little extra breakdown, so Pat Coleman and Adam Turer hand out game balls, talk with the coaches, describe the atmosphere and what this means for D-III football. Former SJU beat writer Frank Rajkowski talks about how the rivalry has gotten so big. Plus, one player talks about having his family fly up from Chile for the game.
  • D-III's biggest crowd sees Tommies come away with W
    September 23, 2017
    St. Thomas defeated archrival for the fourth consecutive time and the seventh time in the past nine meetings, as the Tommies defeated St. John's 20-17 in front of more than 37,000 fans.
  • Rivalry showdown takes center field
    September 21, 2017
    Don't let the unique location or record-breaking attendance numbers distract you. The Tommie-Johnnie game is about one thing, and one thing only: who will emerge as the frontrunner for the MIAC crown. More in Around the Nation.
  • Gagliardi Trophy goes back to Collegeville
    December 14, 2016
    The 2016 Gagliardi Trophy is coming back home to Collegeville, Minn., as a guest of winner Carter Hanson. He's the third Johnnies player to win the award, and just the second defensive player ever so honored.
  • Gagliardi finalists: Hanson, Heitland, Riddle, Barnes
    December 06, 2016
    One of these four young men will be awarded the 2016 Gagliardi Trophy on Dec. 14 in Salem, Va.
  • Living to play another week
    November 23, 2016
    For teams that needed until the final play to wrap up Saturday's first-round games, what comes next is putting the drama behind them and getting ready for the second round. More in a Road to Salem feature by Adam Turer.
  • Gagliardi Trophy semifinalists announced
    November 21, 2016
    Many were nominated, but only 10 get to the semifinal stage. Who are they? Read up on the players, then cast your fan ballot for the top overall student-athlete in Division III football.
  • Johnnies win in walkoff fashion; Coe survives
    November 19, 2016
    St. John's scored on the final play of the game to defeat UW-Platteville in a first-round thriller in Collegeville, while Coe made just enough of Monmouth's turnovers pay and the top seeds advanced easily in the St. Thomas bracket.
  • SJU's Hanson named Campbell Trophy finalist
    November 01, 2016
    St. John's senior linebacker Carter Hanson is the only Division III finalist for the Campbell Trophy, which goes to the college football player with the best all-around credentials. It takes football ability, academics and leadership into account.
  • Tommie-Johnnie game moving to Target Field in 2017
    October 17, 2016
    The stage is already pretty large for one of the biggest rivalries in Division III football. But next year, the annual game between St. Thomas and St. John's will be played at the home of the Minnesota Twins.
  • Johnnies standout almost didn't make it back
    October 11, 2016
    Evan Clark has started off his senior season with 10 touchdown catches in St. John's first six games. But he had a pretty rough offseason before he got where he is now.
  • St. John's packed 'em in in 2015
    June 13, 2016
    Bolstered by the largest recorded single-game attendance in Division III football history, St. John's led D-III in attendance for the 14th time in 15 seasons in 2015.
  • The Gagliardi Trophy Final Four
    December 08, 2015
    Four finalists will make the trip to Salem, Va., to the Gagliardi Trophy ceremony, where we'll announce the winner live on stage. Here's who they are.
  • Zurek rolls in the snow; UST, SJU, Thomas More move on
    November 21, 2015
    Mason Zurek had 210 rushing yards in the second half alone as Wabash advanced to the second round past Albion, while St. Thomas and St. John's set up a holiday weekend rematch in the St. Thomas bracket.
  • Behind the Johnnie-Tommie rivalry
    September 23, 2015
    St. John's and St. Thomas can pack them in and the game, and rivalry, has gained a new level of competitiveness in recent years. Now, with SportsCenter going on the road to Collegeville, here's a little of what this rivalry means.
  • SportsCenter coming to Johnnie-Tommie game
    September 19, 2015
    ESPN's "SportsCenter on the Road" will visit St. John's Clemens Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 26, for a live show airing from 6-8 a.m. CDT, in advance of the Johnnies' game that afternoon against archrival St. Thomas.
  • Top 25: UW-P rally stuns NCC; Ithaca ends Hobart run
    September 19, 2015
    Platteville scored the final 28 points in the fourth quarter and OT to win. Ithaca was the beneficiary of six Hobart turnovers. St. John's survived a wild game at Concordia-Moorhead while Mike Drass got win 200. More in the Top 25 wrapup.
  • Best road trips of 2015: Week 7
    August 10, 2015
    The colors are turning and you could see three games with playoff implications.
  • Banner season ends for SJU in NCAA second round
    November 29, 2014
    No. 5 Wartburg scored 14 unanswered points to defeat No. 13 Saint John's 21-10 in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 29, in Waverly, Iowa.
  • Five juniors, five seniors named Gagliardi semifinalists
    November 24, 2014
    Will Kevin Burke get a chance to repeat as Gagliardi Trophy winner? Find out who the 10 semifinalists are and cast your vote!
  • UWW bracket: Wartburg survives, Johnnies pick up win
    November 22, 2014
    St. Thomas pushed Wartburg to the brink, while St. John's picked off eight passes, Wabash advanced and UW-Whitewater rolled in the top-left bracket.
  • Sura, Johnnies glad to be back
    November 18, 2014
    Don’t be mistaken: Sam Sura and the St. John's football team are thrilled to still be playing. But if the Johnnies seem to be going about business as usual, it’s because they feel like they've been in the playoffs for the last seven games.
  • Witt, Ithaca, Hobart win bids in head-to-head battles
    November 08, 2014
    Hobart survived on the road at St. Lawrence, while Ithaca shut down St. John Fisher and Wittenberg held off Wabash in the NCAC. Meanwhile, Johns Hopkins clinched as well, while St. John's put itself on the doorstep.
  • Ranked teams hand GAC, E&H, Chicago, UWSP first losses
    October 18, 2014
    St. John's and Hampden-Sydney handed Gustavus Adolphus and Emory and Henry their first losses of the season on Saturday, while Bethel topped Chicago in similar fashion. Meanwhile, Pacific beat PLU for the first time since 1972.
  • Johnnies celebrate; Pointers pull upset
    September 27, 2014
    South St. Paul native Sam Sura ran for 210 yards and the Johnnies' defense forced four fourth-quarter turnovers in a 24-14 win. Plus UW-Stevens Point knocked off No. 5 North Central, Heidelberg had a huge day on offense and many other Top 25 teams rolled.
  • Ramler named head coach at St. Scholastica
    March 31, 2014
    Kurt Ramler, former head coach at Carleton and most recently offensive coordinator at St. John's, takes over the St. Scholastica program.
  • Poll positions: How the voters reacted
    September 24, 2013
    A kick going wide left produced a wide variety of reactions, but when Wesley got taken down a peg, there was more agreement.
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