• A quarterfinal reunion of old foes
    December 05, 2019
    The Warhawks and Crusaders have met in the regular season twice and in the semifinals four times. The fact that this week's meeting between Whitewater and UMHB is in the quarterfinals does nothing to dim the rivalry. Brian Lester has more.
  • UMHB tops Huntingdon 42-6 to advance to Quarterfinals
    November 30, 2019
    Cru forces four first-half turnovers to build 31-0 lead
  • Gagliardi Trophy semifinalists announced
    November 26, 2019
    Nearly 30 players were nominated, but only 12 get to the semifinal stage. Who are they? Read up on the players, then cast your fan ballot for the top all-around student-athlete in Division III football.
  • UMHB beats Redlands 43-14 in First Round of NCAA Division III National Championships
    November 23, 2019
    Cru advances to Second Round for 16th consecutive year and will face Huntingdon College
  • UMHB routs Sul Ross to claim outright ASC title
    November 16, 2019
    Cru pulls away with three interception returns for touchdowns in second half
  • UMHB clinches playoff berth with win over Texas Lutheran
    November 09, 2019
    Cru dominates 25th-ranked Bulldogs in 41-3 victory
  • Avila's 43-yard field goal helps UMHB survive Hardin-Simmons 15-14
    October 26, 2019
    Clutch defensive stop and final drive leads to game-winning kick as time expires
  • UMHB tops ETBU 50-14
    October 12, 2019
    Cru pulls away with 24-point second half
  • UMHB to appeal vacating 2016 title
    October 10, 2019
    The NCAA ruled that Mary Hardin-Baylor must vacate its 2016 Division III football title because the football program provided a 2006 Subaru for use by a student-athlete. The school is appealing the decision.
  • UMHB cruises past McMurry 79-0
    October 05, 2019
    Cru scores on first two offensive plays while defense posts second consecutive shutout
  • Top-ranked UMHB rolls over Howard Payne
    September 28, 2019
    Cru offense comes to life as UMHB defense shut out Yellow Jackets for third consecutive season
  • Jonesin' for a comeback
    December 18, 2018
    Tevin Jones started for UMHB in the 2017 Stagg Bowl and was expected to play a huge role for the Cru this season as a starting linebacker. Instead, he ended up with legal troubles, lashed out angrily at his coaches and ended up in a treatment program. He explains it all, as well as his hopes to return in this interview with Frank Rossi.
  • Cru seniors end career in style
    December 15, 2018
    They contributed to UMHB’s first national championship as sophomores in 2016, then went out on top as seniors. The current crop of Cru seniors played in three straight Stagg Bowls and redeemed their loss from 2017 by defeating the Purple Raiders this year. Adam Turer has more from Shenandoah.
  • Cru's control: UMHB makes it two titles in Texas
    December 14, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor capped its run through a strong Division III football bracket and finished the 2018 season with its second national title, defeating Mount Union 24-16.
  • Fred's football family
    December 12, 2018
    The 2018 season has been anything but typical for Pete Fredenburg and his Cru. The head coach missed the first three games while serving a self-imposed suspension for NCAA violations. He missed a practice during the week of the Cru’s national semifinal game, for a very different reason. Adam Turer has the story.
  • Backfield in motion
    December 11, 2018
    Former wide receiver taking snaps, current running back doing the same -- it might not matter that much in Stagg Bowl XLVI. These teams know each other so well at this level that it might be difficult to surprise either one. Adam Turer has more in a Road to the Stagg Bowl feature.
  • Cru finally gets past Warhawks
    December 08, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor flipped the script, as the Cru defeated UW-Whitewater for the first time in six meetings, winning 31-14 and ensuring the Texas Stagg Bowl had a Texas team.
  • Crusaders defense rises to the challenge
    December 04, 2018
    The offense puts up eye-popping numbers, but the Cru also boasts the nation's top defense. Big defensive plays in crunch time kept the dream of playing in a home state Stagg Bowl alive. Adam Turer has more in a Road to Stagg Bowl feature.
  • Quarterfinals: UMHB advances in thriller
    December 01, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor survived a fourth-quarter flurry to edge St. John's, while UW-Whitewater held off Bethel and Mount Union and Johns Hopkins moved on as well in Saturday's national quarterfinal games.
  • UMHB edges Saint John's 21-18 in NCAA Quarterfinals
    December 01, 2018
    Jefferson Fritz interception in end zone seals third straight Semifinal appearance for UMHB
  • RPI, JHU eliminate East's top two
    November 24, 2018
    Brockport and Frostburg State were both bounced from the 2018 Division III playoffs, while Muhlenberg shut Randolph-Macon down and Mount Union, UW-Whitewater, St. John's and UMHB rolled. More in the full second-round wrapup.
  • UMHB rolls past Berry in NCAA Second Round
    November 24, 2018
    Cru will face St. John's in NCAA Quarterfinal Game next Saturday
  • Johnnies roll in record fashion; Rematches repeat
    November 17, 2018
    Mary Hardin-Baylor, St. John's and Berry all advanced easily in the top-left corner of the bracket in the first round of the 2018 Division III football playoffs, while Whitworth rolled as well in the final game of the afternoon.
  • UMHB tops Hardin-Simmons 27-6 in playoff rematch
    November 17, 2018
    Cru tops conference rival in fifth postseason match-up to advance to Second Round for 15th straight year
  • UMHB routs Louisiana College to clinch postseason berth
    November 03, 2018
    Cru claims at least a share of ASC title
  • UMHB runs away from McMurry 80-7
    October 27, 2018
    Cru gives up first points of October but dominates game to improve to 8-0
  • UMHB rolls over Howard Payne 55-0 in rare Friday game
    October 12, 2018
    Cru posts second straight shut out and holds HPU to 95 total yards
  • Podcast: Enough room for debate
    October 08, 2018
    We didn't know we would come out of Saturday's games with real questions about who should be the top-ranked team, but Pat and Keith lay out the cases for your favorite shade of purple, plus give the key takeaways from the big Week 6 games, hand out game balls and much more.
  • Top 25: Frostburg, RPI win nail-biters
    October 06, 2018
    No. 5 Frostburg State scored with 2:34 left to go and got a key takeaway to finish it out, while RPI survived an Ithaca two-point conversion attempt in the closing seconds in Saturday's Top 25 action. Meanwhile, UMHB and UW-Whitewater each shut out top 10 opponents.
  • UMHB shuts out Hardin-Simmons 26-0
    October 06, 2018
    Cru holds Cowboys to just 222 yards of total offense
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