• The Bell comes home: Football defeats Franklin 23-20 for conference title, playoff spot
    November 10, 2018
    FRANKLIN, Ind. – The Hanover College football team is once again on top of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, as the Panthers defeated Franklin, on the road, in the 88th annual Victory Bell Classic Saturday afternoon, 23-20.
  • Defense stands tall, offense rallies for come-from-behind win over Rose-Hulman
    November 03, 2018
    HANOVER, Ind. – The Hanover College football team scored 29 unanswered points over the final three quarters Saturday to rally for a 29-14 triumph over Rose-Hulman on Senior and Hall of Fame Day at Alumni Stadium.
  • Slow start and turnovers doom football against MSJ, 19-15
    October 27, 2018
    HANOVER, Ind. – A slow start and five turnovers plagued the Hanover football team at home Saturday afternoon, as Mount St. Joseph took the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference top-three showdown by a final of 19-15.
  • Wezensky tosses five touchdowns in Panthers' 55-8 rout at Anderson
    September 29, 2018
    ANDERSON, Ind. – The Hanover football team continued its stellar start to Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference play, defeating Anderson on the road Saturday afternoon, 55-8.
  • Hanover drops home opener to Thomas More, 27-18
    September 08, 2018
    HANOVER, Ind. – The Hanover football team’s late rally fell short in its home opener Saturday afternoon, as they fell to Thomas More (Ky.), 27-18.
  • Panthers explode for 64 points in win over Anderson
    September 23, 2017
    Behind a 27-point second quarter and close to 600 total yards of offense, the Hanover football team cruised to its first victory of the season Saturday, defeating Anderson at home, 64-21.
  • Second half dooms football in 24-20 loss at Maryville
    September 09, 2017
    MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Leading 14-7 at halftime, the Hanover football team was out-scored 17-6 in the second half to fall 24-20 to Maryville in the first road contest of the season.
  • Treber makes 20 stops in season opening loss to Centre
    September 02, 2017
    HANOVER, Ind. – The Hanover football team dropped its season opener at home Saturday afternoon, falling to Centre (Ky.), 27-14.
  • Baudendistel steps down at Hanover
    November 20, 2015
    Steve Baudendistel has resigned as head coach of Hanover's football team after a second consecutive 2-8 season.
  • A miraculous reception
    November 04, 2014
    We can't call it *the* Immaculate Reception, but this deflection and catch is pretty immaculate in its own right. This modern take on a classic catch and touchdown is the D3football.com Play of the Week.
  • Heartland hung on Victory Bell
    November 14, 2012
    Another brick was laid in the battle for the Victory Bell. For the second time in three years, the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference title was on the line when Franklin met Hanover.
  • Hanover stepping up
    October 31, 2012
    When coach Joe Austin left Hanover in February to start a football program at Division III Southwestern, Steve Baudendistel went into action.
  • Hanover claws back for overtime victory
    September 29, 2012
    Senior wide receiver Daniel Passafiume (Louisville, Ky.) scored on a 25-yard run in overtime as Hanover rallied from a 20-point second-half deficit to defeat the Rose-Hulman, 33-27.
  • Austin heads to Texas
    February 16, 2012
    Southwestern announced last October it would be restarting football in 2013. Former Hanover coach Joe Austin will be at the helm.
  • Baudendistel promoted at Hanover
    February 16, 2012
    Steve Baudendistel has taken over as head coach after Joe Austin left to coach at Southwestern.
  • Baudendistel to lead Hanover's football program
    February 14, 2012
    Hanover College has named Steve Baudendistel the head coach of its football program.
  • Hanover hanging around
    November 02, 2011
    For those who thought the Panthers couldn't recover from their preseason loss of wide receiver Daniel Passafiume, Hanover has served notice that it's not done yet.
  • Midwest at the midway point
    October 05, 2010
    After five weeks of the season, Clyde Hughes takes a look at the surprise teams, players and top performers of the 2010 season.
  • Trying to turn big numbers into wins
    September 22, 2010
    Twenty-five catches wasn't enough of a feat to salvage Hanover's 2009 season. Daniel Passafiume is hoping this year's accomplishments include a few more victories.
  • Dietz leads Storm to AFL title game
    August 19, 2010
    Former Hanover quarterback Brett Dietz will lead the Tampa Bay Storm into the Arena Football League title game.
  • Dubuque coordinator replaces Perry at Hanover
    January 07, 2008
    Hanover president Sue DeWine has announced that Joe Austin, offensive coordinator at Dubuque, has been selected as the school's 25th head football coach. Austin succeeds longtime coach Wayne Perry, who retired after the 2007 season.
  • Moving toward a different arena
    September 11, 2007
    Long-time Hanover coach Wayne Perry tried really hard to sound convincing about his new role next school year as the athletic department’s chief fundraiser after prowling the sidelines as the Panthers head coach for 26 seasons.
  • Hanover back in driver's seat
    October 04, 2005
    Did anyone see outside of Hanover see Hanover’s 41-35 overtime victory over Mount St. Joseph coming? Well, Wayne Perry, coach of the Panthers, said he did. He said his players did, too.
  • There's a reason they're called 'storied' rivalries
    November 10, 1999
    This is Rivalry Week, where the games are big and the legends are bigger. This week, teams from around the nation meet their fiercest competitors. With a win in this game, even a 1-9 team can go out a champion.