Category: Midwest Conference

‘Professor’ Marc Davies Provides Lessons on Football, Life for Macalester Scots

Macalester College is one of the finest academic institutions in all of America. They are always ranked in the top 25 schools for academic greatness and boast a student body that is bright, introspective and imaginative. This is just as true for the 80-plus guys who don a uniform for the Macalester Scots football team,…

Macalester Scots Look to Extend Win Streak to Five

After two straight weeks of crossing the border into Wisconsin to play, the Macalester Scots return home this week to face Lawrence University in a game that will have huge implications – for next week. While not looking past the Vikings, a win by the Scots this weekend will put them in a head-on collision…

Macalester Scots Marshall Mullenbach Teaches Domination on Defense

In the 1960s, one of the most beloved television shows of all-time aired. It was called The Andy Griffith Show and was about a small-town sheriff who was beloved by his community, not only because of his quick wit and fast-thinking solutions to problems, but also because of the way that he interacted with people.…

Second Half Rally Leads Macalester Scots to 28-21 Win

Earlier in the week Macalester Scots Head Coach Tony Jennison commented to the Minor League Sports Report that the Beloit College Buccaneers were a team to be reckoned with because the Bucs new Head Coach, Seth Duerr, was a real quality coach who was getting the most out of a roster of just 33-players. Some…

Riding a three-game winning streak the Macalester Scots cross the border into Wisconsin for the second weekend in a row, this time to face the Beloit College Buccaneers. This battle of North Division combatants pits the 4-1 Scots against the 2-3 Buccaneers in a game that seems to be a clear mismatch in favor of…

Macalester Scots Coaching Staff Creates Master Plan to Defeat Ripon, 28-20

Consider this for a moment. You own a company and you hire a new employ who has a resume that looks pretty good, but has never quite excelled. However, once he walks through the doors to your organization not only does he prove to be a real star, but he actually takes over. He out…

Macalester Scots Braveheart Defense Proves to Be Too Much for Knox College

For over a decade the Macalester Scots played as an independent team, but clearly they are liking being part of a conference now. For the second straight week the Scots took down a team from the Midwest Conference, this time the Knox College Prairie Fire, 34-0, and now boast a 3-1 record heading into next…

Trio of Warriors Guide Macalester Scots ‘Braveheart’ Defense

Not since William Wallace and Robert the Bruce took to the battlefield to free Scotland from the rule of England have three men shown as much courage and maturity in battle as Ryan and Konnor Fleming and Jole Miller. Ok, that is a little overdramatic for sure, but the reality is that these three men…

Zandy Stowell & Samson Bialostok Run Own Production of ‘Odd Couple’ for Macalester Scots

Most college students today don’t remember a television show called The Odd Couple, so a little enlightenment is in order.  The show was about two men, one a sports writer (Oscar), the other a professional photographer (Felix), who both wind up divorced. Felix is the one who is divorced last and asks to move in…

No Scot-oma at Macalester College – Coach Tony Jennison Has Clear Vision for Success

The guy on the sidelines coaching the Macalester Scots football team may look more like a pastor or college professor, but make no mistake, Tony Jennison is a football coach and a darn good one.  In just seven years, Coach Jennison has turned around a program with a long history of losing, and in the…

MIAC Featured Game of the Week: Austin Duncan Leads the Hamline Pipers March to Victory

On a night when Hamline University saw a record crowd of over 2,400 in attendance, the home crowd left happy as their team delivered a huge victory over rival Macalester. While the defense had an outstanding game and gave their offense incredible field position virtually all night, it was the running of star half back…

Gustavus Adolphus Gusties Go to the Air in 42-9 Thrashing of Lake Forest

The Gusties may not be named for the synonym for a wide blast of wind, but on Saturday their passing attack mustered a lot of yards through the air, creating a fast moving current around rapidly moving footballs that led the team to a 42-9 win over the Lake Forest Foresters. In a game that…

Carleton Knights Defense, Special Teams Douse Prairie Fire

In mythology, Knights were supposed to slay fire-breathing dragons, but these Carleton Knights showed Saturday afternoon that they can put out fires of a whole different nature. The Carleton football team rode a dominating defense and special teams that was truly special on their way to 40-14 win over the Knox College Prairie Fire for…

MIAC Featured Game of the Week: Coach’s Wisdom Gains Macalester Scots the “Book of Knowledge” Trophy

For the 61st time in the two schools history, the Carleton Knights and the Macalester Scots squared off against each other in a battle of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) foes. The Knights have owned a decided edge over the years, dominating the series 51-8-1, including victories in the last 11 meetings. Since 1998 the…