Category: Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC)

Auer Time with Crown College Head Football Coach John Auer

No Auer Time with Coach John Auer is a weekly program that will be available each Friday morning during the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) season, including the playoffs. The show gives fans of Crown College football the opportunity to ask questions of the Coach each week. Questions can be about anything, including football, sports, or life in general. Coach…

‘Triple T’s’ Accent the New Era for Crown College Offense: Storm Season Rewind

The 2016 Crown College Storm football season kicked off on September 5, as the Storm travelled to the cities to take on Hamline University. This would be a new beginning for Crown College as offensive coordinator Matt Bremer took over the reins of the offense with an entirely different approach. Also, starting quarterback Brandon McCormick…

NCAA Division-III Playoffs: St. Thomas vs. Northwestern

The Northwestern University Eagles travel down Snelling Avenue to take on the No. 3 ranked St. Thomas University Tommies on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division-III football playoffs. The two St. Paul based teams have never faced each other in the playoffs before. In fact, this is the Eagles first trip to…

Raul Alvarez Leads Iowa Wesleyan to Late Victory Over Crown, 19-13

The Crown College coaching staff worried about facing Iowa Wesleyan quarterback Raul Alvarez on Saturday afternoon. The dynamic quarterback has been a real star for the Tigers this season, and he did not disappoint on this afternoon, leading a four-play, 66-yard drive to give his team the lead with 3:26 left in the game, and…

Drew Barth Leads Third Quarter Charge as Eureka Downs Crown, 17-3

The Crown College Storm welcomed Eureka to town on Saturday afternoon, and this was a classic defensive battle for most of the contest. Neither team could generate much offense through the first 30 minutes, as the two teams headed to the break tied at three. However, two third quarter touchdown passes by Drew Barth put…

Matt Michaud Runs Crown College to Homecoming Victory, 27-17

It’s an all too familiar seen for the Crown College Storm. Two years ago star running back Josh Edlund was hurt and Matt Michaud had to take over the featured back responsibilities. Michaud was exceptional, rushing for over 1000-yards for the Storm. With Edlund out because of a knee injury on homecoming night for Crown,…

Furious Comeback Falls Short, Greenville Downs Crown 34-33

For 30-minutes Saturday afternoon, the battle between the Crown College Storm and the Greenville College Panthers was a defensive struggle that saw the two teams head into the half with the Panthers leading 13-7. They would extend their lead to 34-21, but a feverish late rally led by Ryan Synoground saw the Storm fall just one-point…

Jeremy Sather Modeling Pathway to Faith, Success at Crown College

If you spent even one minute looking in the direction of Defensive Coordinator Jeremy Sather it may cause some to lose control of their bodily functions. The Crown College Coach has a look about him that says “Get Back!” but if you were to really get to know the Defensive Coordinator you could quickly find…

Kenneth Jinkins Leads Impressive St. Scholastica Victory, 49-13

The St. Scholastica Saints welcomed Crown College on Saturday, and delivered one of the most complete performances of the season, moving to 4-0 with a 49-13 victory. The Saints jumped out a 42-0 lead, thanks to a punt return and an interception return by Kenneth Jinkins. Four interceptions aided the victory in a game that…

Crown College Defense Dominates, Running Game Relentless in 32-0 Victory

The Crown College Storm headed to New Ulm, MN looking to get their offense on track. That was accomplished as the team grounded out 244-yards rushing and put up 413 total yards of offense. However, it was Storm defense that was the big story, holding Martin Luther to just 233-yards, while recording 4-sacks in the…

Jalen Phoenix, Chris Strange form Powerful Team of Hits, Faith for Crown College

If one thinks about inspirational Christian movies related around sports the one that most will probably think of is Facing the Giants. Where most find the big inspirational moment is when the big touchdown or scoring play occurs in the final seconds to pull a victory from the jaws of defeat. It is feel good…

BJ Foster, Northwestern Eagles Soars Over Crown in 21-0 Victory

The Crown College Storm opened up the 2016 UMAC schedule taking on rival Northwestern University. This was to be a real test for the new offense of Matt Bremmer and for first year quarterback Taylor Watkins, but the results were less than what was hoped for. The defense for the Storm looked solid, holding the…

Justice Spiggs leads Hamline University in Domination of Crown, 29-9

The Crown College Storm entered the 2016 season with big hopes, and Hamline University was to be the first gauge of where this team is at. Following this contest, the Storm will be reassessing where they are at after Justice Spriggs threw for 333-yards and 3-TDs to lead the Pipers to the 29-9 victory. Hamline…

Michael Veldman Shines in Gustavus Adolphus Debut

There is a new sheriff in town for the Gustavus Adolphus Gusties. A year after star Mitch Hendrix graduated and took his aerial show with him, Michael Veldman took the reigns as the new Gusties Gunslinger. Many questioned what the team’s offense would be like after Hendrix so masterfully led it for the last three…

Matt Michaud and Josh Edlund Form Thunder and Lightning for Crown College Storm

While tornadoes get all the headlines related to storms, the two most destructive forces that the earth produces naturally are thunder and lightning. Because they occur much more frequently, they are two of the most dominant forces (joining wind and rain), leaving destruction and disaster in their wake. The Crown College Storm have their own…

Coach Adam Hayes Brings Heart and Soul to Crown College Storm

One of the more interesting aspects of interviewing coaches is that it is usually quite easy to figure out which coaches were former defensive coordinators and which ones were formerly running the offense. The defensive coordinators are usually the ones that are a bit more cautious and worried. They fear mistakes of their own offense…

Brandon McCormick Leads Crown College to 22-14 Victory over Greenville

The Crown College Storm rode the arm of their quarterback, Brandon McCormick, Saturday afternoon, as they defeated the Greenville Panthers, 22-14. This was an exciting game of halves, as the Panthers dominated the first and fourth quarters, while the Storm used the second and third to propel them to victory. Neither team was able to…

Brandon McCormick Proving to Be ‘Genuine’ Leader for Crown College Storm

On Saturday afternoon, Crown College quarterback Brandon McCormick will be looking to lead his team to their third win of the season. It will even the team’s record at 3-3, and give Crown College a real shot at finishing the season above .500 for the first time since 2010. It also will continue the progression…