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  • Despite impressive win, Lehigh drops in one national poll; Lum is league's offensive player of week

     
    Despite a 49-24 win over Monmouth on Saturday, Lehigh dropped from No. 13 to No. 14 in The Sports Network/Fathead.com national poll for FCS level teams. Richmond and Sacramento State both made huge leaps after both defeated Bowl Subdivision teams....
  • Lehigh's Lum repeats as Patriot League offensive player of the week; Mountain Hawks fall to No. 16

     
    To no one's surprise, Lehigh quarterback Chris Lum has repeated as the Patriot League's offensive player of the week after throwing for 401 yards and tying a school-record with six touchdown passes in a 48-41 loss to New Hampshire on Saturday. Lum...
  • How the two national FCS football polls compare

     
    Lehigh is No.15 in the media poll in which I participate and No. 16 in the coaches poll. Here's a look at each: FCS Coaches Poll (I-AA) Ranking RecordPtsLast Week 1. Georgia Southern 2-0 697 1 2. Northern Iowa 1-1 666 2 3. Appalachian State 2-1 642 3 4....
  • Lehigh ranked No. 13/14 in the national polls and another player gets a Patriot League honor

     
    Saturday's win over Liberty has boosted Lehigh up in at least one national FCS (Football Championship Subdivision) poll to No. 13. In addition, another Lehigh player has been honored as a Patriot League weekly award winner, but it's now quarterback...
  • Report: UMass set to join the Mid-American Conference

     
    Report: UMass set to join the Mid-American Conference The Mid-American Conference is reportedly going to announce the addition of another team: UMass....
  • UMass officially joins the MAC … in football

     
    UMass officially joins the MAC ... in football As speculated Tuesday, officials from the Mid-American Conference and the University of Massachusetts have agreed to accept UMass into the conference in a football only capacity starting in 2012....
  • Team-by-team review of CAA spring football

    DELAWARE Practice opened: March 8 Spring game: April 15 Key losses: Gone is All-America quarterback Pat Devlin and his 3,032 passing yards and 22 touchdowns. So is receiver Philip Thaxton, a Grafton High product who ranked second on the team with 47...
  • Nov. 14, 1993: Tomlin, W&M scoring machine, keeps on clicking

    Maybe the whispers around the William and Mary locker room are true. ``We have a little joke among ourselves that the only thing that can stop us is ourselves,'' Tribe wide receiver Mike Tomlin said. ``It's really starting to take form here.'' William...
  • A healthy dose of American history

    A healthy dose of American history
    Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.) No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
  • Teel Time: VCU and CAA poised for continued NCAA tournament success

    Teel Time: VCU and CAA poised for continued NCAA tournament success
    VCU and the Colonial Athletic Association came oh-so-close to history this basketball season. One more stop Saturday night against Indiana, or one more three, and the Rams would have reached the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 for the second...
  • Teel Time: Blue-blooded Final Four lacks ACC team for second straight season

    Teel Time: Blue-blooded Final Four lacks ACC team for second straight season
    There are no improbable underdogs such as VCU or Butler. There is no first-time coach like Jay Wright or John Brady or Paul Hewitt. Indeed, if you consider program pedigree, coaching credentials and player honors, this ranks among the most accomplished...
  • JMU has athletes, ball carriers and CAA title hopes

    <big>JMU has athletes, ball carriers and CAA title hopes</big>
      5 PLAYERS TO WATCH TYLER HOLMES, MASSACHUSETTS Sr. | 6-0 | 220 | LB The Blacksburg resident somehow got out of the state and landed in New England. The preseason Player of the Year on defense is athletic and relentless. AARON CORP, RICHMOND Sr. |...