Category: Macalester College

Alec Beatty, Zandy Stowell Ground Vikings in 35-7 Macalester Scots Victory

It isn’t often that a headline for a victory would be almost identical to the one from the previous week, but the Macalester Scots, behind senior running back Zandy Stowell, have found their swagger on the ground again. After getting a 191-yard performance from Stowell to sink the Buccaneers last week, the Scots took to…

Alec Beatty Giving Macalester College Fighting Scots Best of Both Worlds

Ah, youth. That time when most of us are foolish enough to believe that we can accomplish anything and that we can stretch our bodies beyond what the limits should be. It is a time of fairy tales for most when anything seems possible, no matter how improbable it may be. For most of us,…

Lee Nystrom Returns to Help Make Fighting Scots Football Conference Power

At 6-5, it is easy to stand out in a crowd, but for Macalester College assistant football coach Lee Nystrom his stature goes way beyond simple height. The 1973 graduate from the school has distinguished himself in numerous ways, both on and off the field, and continues to share his wisdom about the sport of…

Zandy Stowell Grounds Buccaneers as Macalester Scots win 28-14

For the first two weeks of the season, Zandy Stowell was trying to get healthy so that he could be ready to help the Macalester Scots battle to keep their Midwest Conference crown. His first few games back the team found itself in blowouts, so his action was limited, but Saturday afternoon against Beloit the…

Ripon Red Hawks Defense Clamps Down on Macalester Scots, 23-0

The Ripon Red Hawks came soaring into Macalester Scots Stadium looking to take their record to 4-1 on the season. Their offense produced two quick touchdowns early in the game, then watched their defense stymy the Scots offense at every turn in the 23-0 victory. The tone of this game was set in the first…

Interceptions Turn Tide in Macalester Scots 46-19 Victory Over Knox

It is amazing how one statistic can affect a football game so much. That was the case on Saturday as the Knox College Prairie Fire dominated virtually every category, including outgaining the Macalester Scots by nearly a 100 yards on offense, but the difference was two key interceptions near the end of the first half…

Offensive Onslaught Leads Macalester Scots to 41-13 Victory

Through the first two games of the season the Macalester Scots offense was trying to find an identity. After Saturday’s 41-13 downing of the Grinnell Pioneers, it is safe to say that their offense not only found an identity but also found a home, two cars and 401K plan. The performance was simply that impressive.…

Cash McGregor Building Own Legacy in Shadow of Macalester Scots Legend

There are times in the history of any college or university football program where a player has established himself as a true giant within the program. That his play on the field has left a legacy that generations afterward will talk about. A guy like Herschel Walker or Ronnie Lott, where alumni and fans hear…

Hamline Defense Smothers Macalester Scots in 27-10 Victory

The Hamline Pipers are quickly establishing that they are for real this season. After downing Minnesota-Morris last weekend 40-7, the Pipers defense came up big again, holding the defending Midwest Conference Champion Macalester Scots to 158 yards of total offense in the 27-10 victory at Macalester. That moved Hamline to 2-0 and dropped the Scots…

James Rosenbury Speaks Success into Lives of Macalester Scots – Loudly!

One game into the Macalester College football season, Head Coach Tony Jennison is still trying to figure out what his 2015 team is about. Will they be able to run the ball as effectively as last season? Will they have the defenders to step up and replace key members from last season that graduated? With…

Second Half Rally Helps Knights Slay Macalester Scots, 27-12

Last year the Macalester Scots slipped by the Carleton Knights on a last second field goal. The Knights have had a year to think about how they lost the “Book of Knowledge,” the award handed to the winner of the yearly battle, and were adamant that they were not going to let Macalester get on…

Goldman, Adams Ready to Lead Macalester Scots to Greater Heights of Excellence

Last season Cinderella made her debut in the national pantheon that is Division-III college football. The Macalester College Scots, long the doormat of the sport, stepped out from the carriage and became the darlings of a nation. A 9-2 season was capped off by their first conference championship in decades and their first ever trip…

President Brian Rosenberg Creates Atmosphere for Macalester Scots to Excel

Harry S Truman once famously said that “the buck stops here.” At Macalester College they have a little different way of looking at it. For the Scots the “buck starts here,” with here being school President Brian Rosenberg. Since Dr. Rosenberg has taken over the school as its President he has created an atmosphere where…

Macalester Scots Epic Season Ends with a Thud, But Not a Tear

The clock finally did strike midnight for the Macalester Scots football team, but not at a grand ball. Instead it happened on a football field in Whitewater, WI. The Scots were defeated 55-2 by the Warhawks, in a game that was virtually over by the end of the first quarter. It was a tough loss…

Receiving Trio Shining Bright for Macalester Scots Offense

The Macalester Scots are having a season that is beyond words. In their first season in the Midwest Conference they have quickly risen to become one of the best “feel good” stories of the year. Winners of their first conference title in 87 years, school record for wins, 8-game win streak; there is so much…

Macalester Scots Story Moves from Fairy Tale to Bible Epic

The clock struck midnight on the Macalester Scots football team in Jacksonville, IL last Saturday, but their carriage did not turn into a pumpkin, they did not find themselves in rags, their horses were not mice again and slipper was still on their foot. The Scots are now Midwest Conference (MWC) champions and heading to…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Wisconsin-Whitewater vs. Macalester College

Match-up: On Saturday at noon Eastern Time the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Warhawks (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association, 10-0, 7-0) welcome the Macalester Scots (Midwest Conference, 9-1, 8-0) to Whitewater, WI for their first round battle in the NCAA Division-III football playoffs. UW-Whitewater enters as the No. 1 team in the latest D3Football poll, and is the…

Cinderella Finds Shoe – Macalester Scots Crowned Conference Champions

Sit backs kids. It’s time for a little story. Once upon a time there was a college in Minnesota that was well known for its rigorous academic standards, but not really so much for its ability to play football. In fact, all throughout the land others mocked the program, making it the laughingstock throughout the…

Bialostok, Stowell Look to Be Offensive for Macalester Scots

You will have to excuse Macalester Scots players Zandy Stowell and Samson Bialostok if they decide to ruin the day of the Illinois College Blueboys on Saturday. The two have been kind of rude like that lately. Whether they are at home or on the road, they have simply done nothing but be offensive, and the…