• Macalester Beats Hamline, 23-14 to Capture Paint Bucket Trophy
    September 09, 2017
    The Macalester College football team used a stingy defense and an effective passing attack to defeat rival Hamline University, 23-14 in the annual Paint Bucket Game Saturday night at Macalester Stadium. The Scots open the season 2-0 for the first time since 2012, while the Pipers fall to 1-1.
  • Big Second Half Helps Macalester Down Carleton, 31-20
    September 02, 2017
    The Macalester College football team won the annual contest for the Book of Knowledge, defeating host Carleton College, 31-20 Saturday afternoon at Laird Stadium. The Scots scored 21 second-half points while allowing only a late touchdown after halftime.
  • The wait is over for UChicago
    May 11, 2016
    Nearly a year ago, sources told D3football.com that the University of Chicago was headed to the Midwest Conference. This was finally announced.
  • Big hills to climb
    November 18, 2014
    Benedictine and Macalester each face tall orders on Saturday, as they travel to Wheaton and UW-Whitewater for first-round playoff games.
  • Widener, Hampden-Sydney, Macalester all clinch bids
    November 15, 2014
    The Pride goeth into the NCAA playoffs as the MAC champs, while Hampden-Sydney backs in after losing on Saturday and Macalester won the MWC in dramatic fashion. The roundup of games affecting the playoff picture.
  • MIT, CNU wrap up bookending automatic bids
    November 08, 2014
    MIT won the NEFC for the first time, CNU won the USAC for the last time, and other teams clinched automatic bids as well. Macalester won its eighth game for the first time in 121 years of football, while George Fox picked up its first win since restarting football. More in the national roundup.
  • Benedictine makes mess of NACC
    November 04, 2014
    You can thank the Benedictine Eaglesand their 33-6 thrashing of defending NACC champion Concordia (Wis.) last Saturday, which turned the conference race upside down.
  • Roundup: Teams line up for MWC title game
    November 01, 2014
    Macalester handed Carroll its first loss of the season, setting up a possible three-way tie in one division, while Illinois College and Cornell are set up to square off in the other division. Montclair had another big-interception day, and more from the rest of D-III in the national roundup.
  • Roundup: Bengals slide past Cortland
    September 06, 2014
    Cortland State thought it was running out the clock, but gave Buff State one last chance. Meanwhile, Hiram rallied from a 24-point deficit to win its opener. That and much more in the opening weekend national roundup.
  • Scots regain Book of Knowledge with 17-14 win over Carleton
    September 06, 2014
    Michael Abramson's 37-yard field goal as time expires proves to be the difference.
  • Macalester tops Trinity Bible 44-13
    November 02, 2013
    Samson Bialostok was 12-for-17 passing for 134 yards and two touchdowns, and also rushed for 77 yards and a score, to lead Macalester (3-5) past Trinity Bible (N.D.) 44-13 in St. Paul. The Scots led 27-10 at halftime and were never threatened.
  • Carleton topples Macalester 56-17
    October 12, 2013
    Carleton compiled 474 yards in total offense, forced five turnovers, and went on to beat Macalester 56-17 in St. Paul and maintain its possession of the Book of Knowledge travelling trophy.
  • Turnovers costly for Macalester
    October 05, 2013
    Macalester lost possession five times by turnovers (three fumbles and two interceptions) and fell to Mayville State (N.D.) 26-18 in the home-opener Saturday night in St. Paul.
  • Macalester football to join MWC
    April 24, 2013
    The addition will give the Midwest Conference 12 teams and a title game starting in 2014. It also means that Macalester will not bring football back to the MIAC in the near future.
  • Macalester keeps Paint Bucket trophy
    November 10, 2012
    Macalester scored on two of its first three possessions and went on to gain a 45-21 win at Hamline. The Scots win the Paint Bucket trophy for the second year in a row and wrap up the season with a 6-4 mark, their second winning record in three years.
  • Augsburg out-scores Macalester 58-41
    November 03, 2012
    Macalester took advantage of three early fumbles to take a 20-0 first quarter lead, but suffered six turnovers after that point as visiting Augsburg rallied for a 58-41 shootout win over the Scots in St. Paul.
  • Macalester gains win over Mayville State 41-14
    October 27, 2012
    Macalester boosted its record to 5-3, clinching a .500-or-better mark on the season, by pulling away in the second half for a 41-14 win over Mayville State University in Mayville, N.D. and Mac's nationally-ranked defense held the Comets to 158 yards.
  • Wisconsin trio helps lead Macalester
    October 26, 2012
    Macalester has only finished above .500 in the past 13 seasons. But if the Scots do manage a winning record in 2012, it will be with the help of three Chippewa Falls, Wis., players.
  • Macalester rolls over Trinity Bible 59-0
    October 20, 2012
    Macalester jumped out to a 42-0 halftime lead and went on to roll over Trinity Bible (N.D.) in St. Paul. The Scots collected 529 yards in offense and punted just once.
  • Rhodes topples Macalester 14-0
    October 13, 2012
    Rhodes College from Memphis, Tennessee, scored on a Dane Wilson 53-yard run on the first play of its second offensive possession and clinched the game on a 30-yard TD on a fourth-down conference with 2:29 to play to beat Macalester in St. Paul. This was the first meeting ever between these two schools and first Mac home game since Sept. 15.
  • Macalester comes up one point short at Carleton
    October 06, 2012
    After dropping an overtime decision to the Knights a year ago, Macalester lost another heartbreaker in the "Book of Knowledge" trophy game, falling to Carleton 21-20 in Northfield.
  • Macalester wins third straight to start season
    September 15, 2012
    Quarterback Clark Bledsoe went 20-for-24 for 218 yards, tossing four scoring strikes to become Macalester's all-time touchdown career passing leader with 37. Seven different Scots scored touchdowns on the night.
  • Macalester wins on Clovis Ray Day
    September 08, 2012
    Macalester’s defense turned in its second strong effort of the season as the Scots move to 2-0 with a 17-13 triumph over Concordia University of Mequon, Wis. on Clovis Ray Day at Macalester Stadium.
  • Bledsoe leads Macalester with 17-for-18 effort
    September 01, 2012
    Macalester struck quickly with four first-quarter touchdowns and went on to roll past Crown 53-6 in the 2012 season-opener Saturday night at Macalester Stadium.
  • Five interceptions lead to 42-7 Macalester win over Trinity Bible
    November 05, 2011
    Macalester picked off five passes, getting three interceptions from freshman Jole Miller to close out the 2011 campaign with a 42-7 win over Trinity Bible (N.D.) in St. Paul. The Scots finish with a 4-5 record.
  • Macalester drops heart-breaker to Carleton in overtime
    October 22, 2011
    The Scots were looking to bring back the “Book of Knowledge” to the Macalester trophy case, leading 17-7 late in the third quarter, but visiting Carleton rallied to force overtime and went on for a 23-17 win.
  • Macalester evens record with 31-14 win over Hiram
    October 08, 2011
    Macalester beat Hiram (Ohio) 31-14 in a game played in Elmhurst, Illinois, a neutral site halfway between these two schools.
  • Paint Bucket Trophy returns to Macalester
    October 01, 2011
    The Scots snap a 12-game losing streak to Hamline in the series, bringing the Paint Bucket Trophy back to Macalester with a 17-0 shutout over the Pipers.
  • Lewis & Clark holds off Macalster comeback
    September 24, 2011
    Lewis & Clark (Ore.) remained unbeaten by jumping out to a quick start and holding off the Scots for a 37-28 victory at Macalester Stadium.
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