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Division-III Football Playoffs: Round 2 Preview: Mount Union vs. Washington & Jefferson

Match-Up: On Saturday at noon Eastern Time the Mount Union University Purple Raiders will play host to the Washington & Jefferson College Presidents. This is a matchup of the No. 3 Purple Raiders vs. the No. 19 Presidents in the latest D3Football poll. How They Got Here: The Minor League Sports Report took Washinton &…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Round 2 Preview: Wheaton vs. John Carroll

Match-Up: On Saturday at 1 P.M. Eastern Time the Wheaton College Thunder will play host to the John Carroll University Blue Streaks in the second round of the NCAA Division-III playoffs. Both of these teams are ranked in the top-10 in the final regular season D3Football poll, with Wheaton coming in at No. 8 and…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Round 2 Preview: Johns Hopkins vs. Hobart

Match-Up: On Saturday at noon Eastern Time the Hobart College Statesmen will take on the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays in the second round of the NCAA Division-III Football playoffs. Johns Hopkins had finished seventh in the final regular season D3Football poll, while Hobart was ninth. How They Got Here: The Hobart Statesman are now 11-0…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Round 2 Preview: Wesley vs. MIT

Match-Up: On Saturday at noon Eastern Time the Wesley College will face off against the MIT University Engineers in the second round of the NCAA Division-III Football playoffs. Wesley finished the regular season ranked fourth in the D3Football poll. MIT received six points but was not ranked. How They Got Here: MIT was 10-0 in…

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…

Pick-8? St. John’s Defense Shuts Down St. Scholastica in 35-7 Win

All season long the defense of St. John’s has proven that they can play any kind of football an opponent wants to throw at them. A triple-option attack. Smash mouth power backs. Aerial shows. It doesn’t matter; they simply deliver. Saturday was no execption as the St. Scholastica Saints came to Collegeville, MN looking to…

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: Mary Hardin-Baylor University vs. Texas Lutheran University

Match-up: On Saturday at 1 PM Eastern Time the Texas Lutheran University Bulldogs (Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, 9-1, 3-0) will travel to Belton, TX to play the Mary Hardin-Baylor University Crusaders (American Southwest Conference, 10-0, 5-0) in the first round of the Division-III Football playoffs.  Both teams are ranked in the latest D3Football top 25…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Linfield College vs. Chapman University

Match-up: On Saturday at 3 PM Eastern Time the Chapman University Panthers (Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, 8-1, 7-0) will travel to McMinnville, OR to take on the host Linfield College Wildcats (Northwest Conference, 8-1, 6-1) in the first round of the NCAA Division-III Football playoffs. Both teams enter the playoffs ranked in the latest…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Delaware Valley College vs. Christopher Newport University

Match-up: On Saturday at noon Eastern Time the Delaware Valley College Aggies (Middle Atlantic Conference, 9-1, 8-1) will play host to the Christopher Newport University Captains (USA South Athletic Conference, 7-3, 7-1) at their campus in Doylestown, PA in their first round match in the Division-III Football playoffs. The Aggies enter the contest ranked No.…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Widener College vs. Muhlenberg College

Match-up: On Saturday at noon PM Eastern Time the Widener College Pride (Middle Atlantic Conference, 10-0, 9-0) will play host to the Muhlenberg College Mules (Centennial Conference, 9-1, 8-1) in Chester, PA in the first round of the NCAA Division-III Football playoffs. Both teams are ranked in the top 25 in the latest D3Football poll,…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Wabash College vs. Franklin College

Match-up: On Saturday at noon Eastern Time the Wabash College Little Giants (North Coast Athletic Conference, 9-1, 8-1) will play host in Crawfordsville, IN to the Franklin College Grizzlies (Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, 8-2, 8-0) in the first round of the Division-III Football playoffs. The Little Giants enter the game No. 14 in the latest…

Division-III Football Playoffs: St. John’s University vs. College of St. Scholastica

Match-up: On Saturday at 1:00 PM Eastern Time the College of St. Scholastica Saints (Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, 10-0, 9-0) will travel to Collegeville, MN to play the St. John’s University Johnnies (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, 9-1, 7-1) in the first round of the Division-III Football playoffs. St. John’s enters the playoffs ranked 13th in…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Wartburg College vs. St. Thomas University

Match-up: On Saturday at 1:00 PM Eastern Time the Wartburg College Knights (Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, 10-0, 7-0) will welcome the St. Thomas Tommies (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, 8-2, 6-2) to Wavorly, IA for their first round matchup in the Division-III Football playoffs. Both teams are ranked in the latest D3Football poll, with Wartburg coming…

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…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Mount Union University vs. Adrian College

Match-up: On Saturday at noon Eastern Time the Mount Union Purple Raiders (Ohio Athletic Conference, 10-0, 9-0) will welcome the Adrian Bulldogs (Michigan Intecollegiate Athletic Association, 8-2, 5-1) to Alliance, OH for their first round matchup in the Division-III football playoffs. Mount Union enters the contest as the No. 3 team in the latest D3Football…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Wittenberg University vs. Washington & Jefferson College

Match-up: On Saturday at noon Eastern Time the Washington & Jefferson College Presidents (Presidents’ Athletic Conference, 9-1, 7-1) travel to Springfield, OH to take on the Wittenberg Tigers (North Coast Athletic Conference, 9-1, 9-0) in the first round of the Division-III football playoffs. Both teams are ranked in the latest D3Football poll, with Wittenberg coming…

Division-III Football Playoffs: John Carroll University vs. Centre College

Match-up: On Saturday at noon Eastern Time the John Carroll Blue Streaks (Ohio Athletic Conference, 9-1, 8-1) will welcome the Centre College Colonels (Southern Athletic Association, 10-0, 6-0) to University Heights, OH for the first round of the Division-III football playoffs. This is one of the marquee match-ups of the weekend as both are ranked…

Division-III Football Playoffs: Wheaton College vs. Benedictine University

Match-up: On Saturday at 1 PM Eastern time the Wheaton College Thunder (College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin, 10-0, 7-0) will welcome Benedictine University (Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference, 6-4, 5-1) to Wheaton, IL for the first round of the Division-III football playoffs. Wheaton enters the contest as the No. 8 team in the latest D3Football…