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November 20, 2019 In playoff mode since October, NCC relieved to get in “We’ve been playing desperate ... and it’s no different now,” North Central coach Jeff Thorne said. “If we lose, we are done. We have to carry that same mindset into Saturday and hope it’s at an even higher level of awareness.”
November 20, 2019 Golden Bears looking to take next step Western New England has been to the playoffs five years running, but this season presents the Golden Bears with a game against an established Division III program, with a chance to advance. Joe Sager has more.
November 14, 2019 The TO that wasn't; the two points that were 'I was running down the sideline yelling timeout, and when the ball was snapped, I thought to myself that this is just what it’s going to be.' And what it did was put Central in the driver's seat in the ARC with one game left. Brian Lester has more.
November 13, 2019 It's gotta be the Shoes When the Shoes are on the line, nothing else matters. And while multiple Division III rivalries have some form of footwear on the line, only Union and RPI play for the Dutchman Shoes. And they'll do so again this weekend. Joe Sager has more.
November 7, 2019 Freshman sensation keeps Oshkosh in the hunt The Titans have been foundering on offense ever since the graduation of 2017 D3football.com Offensive Player of the Year Brett Kasper. But lately, it's been a freshman dual threat behind center making UW-Oshkosh go. Brian Lester has more.
November 6, 2019 Overcoming hurdles After a rough start, SUNY-Maritime has righted the ship and qualified for the playoffs under a first-year head coach. Joe Sager has more.
October 30, 2019 Linfield finally has its offense rolling The Wildcats knew their offense had the potential to be explosive, but even so, Linfield's numbers in recent weeks have been off the chart. Joe Sager has more on the young offensive line, the experienced quarterback and his dad and brother.
October 30, 2019 Shouldering the load WPI senior linebacker Steve Mey has a lot more than the traditional student-athlete load on his plate. In addition to a challenging major and the daily grind of football practice, Mey spends a lot of time driving back to home to spend time with his mother, who has ALS.
October 23, 2019 Details make difference for unbeaten Comets After Olivet dropped three games by five points or less in 2018, the Comets challenged their players over the offseason. The early results have been impressive. More in a feature by Joe Sager.
October 23, 2019 Western Conn excited after 6-0 start Joe Loth had a positive outlook on his Western Connecticut football team's chances this preseason, and it turns out that was for good reason. His Colonials are unbeaten through Week 7. Brian Lester has more.
October 16, 2019 At Bridgewater, new run brings new memories It’s been a while since the Eagles have rolling the way they have this season. Bridgewater has won their first five games, stretching its overall win streak to nine consecutive wins. Brian Lester has more.
October 16, 2019 Saxton, Spartans finally click Every team hopes to have a moment where everything clicks. Case Western Reserve believes its time came Saturday. Joe Sager has more on the unbeaten Spartans in a D3football.com feature.
October 10, 2019 Hendrix back in the playoff hunt After a lost season, Miles Thompson is back at quarterback for Hendrix, and the Warriors are back in contention for the Southern Athletic Association title. After Hendrix won just two games last year, the team is off to a 4-0 start. Brian Lester has more.
October 8, 2019 Sibling revelry Michael and Craig Roumes grew up in the same house and had a big sibling rivalry, and this past Saturday, when one of them had his first career interception return for a touchdown, the other wasn't going to let him have all the glory. Joe Sager has more.
October 2, 2019 New programs balance expectations with reality Alvernia and the University of New England are in their second full season as NCAA Division III football programs, and while the progress feels slow, it does exist. Brian Lester has more in a D3football.com feature.
October 2, 2019 Wheaton, North Central ready for Bell clash With just seven miles separating these teams, there is plenty of heat in the rivalry for The Little Brass Bell. And when they meet on Saturday, they'll be No. 9 and No. 5 in the country. Joe Sager has more in a D3football.com feature.
September 26, 2019 Aurora balling out for Beebe Don Beebe wasn’t sure what to expect from an offensive standpoint in 2019 as he watched film after being hired at Aurora last winter. Then spring ball rolled around. And now the Spartans have won a couple of games early. Brian Lester has more in a D3football.com feature.
September 25, 2019 Brockport forging new identity After losing a bunch of familiar names and faces, including an All-America quarterback, Brockport doesn't look much like the team that has made deep playoff runs lately. But the Golden Eagles are moving forward with a new look. Joe Sager has more in a D3football.com feature.
September 18, 2019 A half-century at Lycoming Ever since the Beatles broke up, Steve Wiser has been part of the Lycoming football program. And after 50 years, he can stay as long as he wants. Joe Sager has more in a D3football.com feature.
September 18, 2019 Building a new home across town Former Hardin-Simmons quarterback Jordan Neal didn't plan on returning to his hometown of Abilene, but when crosstown rival McMurry called, Neal listened.
September 11, 2019 That extra jolt of inspiration Jordan McInerney has moments where he’s worn out, where he teeters on the brink of feeling as if he as doesn’t have anything left to give on the football field. And then the Lake Forest senior defensive lineman looks down at his wristband, one made in honor of his sister Madelyn.
September 11, 2019 Finding the medium for the message He's a rising young street artist, who has drawn interest nationally. And he's also a senior offensive lineman for Manchester. Tanner Fernung tells the story of how he found a way to talk about mental health awareness in a whole new way in a D3football.com feature by Joe Sager.