Whitewater WarhawksTOP 25 ACTION: The (6) WHITEWATER WARHAWKS pummeled the EDGEWOOD EAGLES by a score of 75-48   ###   At number 11, the WHITWORTH PIRATES won a much closer 77-69 game against the SIMPSON COLLEGE STORM   ###   The 12th-ranked ADRIAN BULLDOGS topped the LAWRENCE TECH BLUE DEVILS in a commanding 72-52 performance   ###   The FDU-FLORHAM DEVILS fell to the (16) ST MARY’S (MD) SEAHAWKS by a score of 73-64   ###   The (17) ILLINOIS WESLEYAN TITANS edged the HOPE FLYING DUTCHMEN in a 68-67 Instant Classic   ###   … And the number 21 OHIO WESLEYAN BATTLING BISHOPS manhandled the ANDERSON RAVENS in an authoritative 87-71 victory. 

Pacific Lutheran LutesINSTANT CLASSICS – In an Overtime donnybrook the MESSIAH FALCONS eked out a 72-71 win over the EASTERN CONNECTICUT WARRIORS in the Game of the Day   ###   The PACIFIC LUTHERAN LUTES fell to the RIVER FALLS FALCONS in a 57-54 defensive struggle   ###   The HEIDELBERG STUDENT PRINCES (love that name) topped the WILMINGTON QUAKERS by a score of 73-71   ###  The CAMDEN SCARLET RAPTORS outlasted the CENTENARY (NJ) CYCLONES  68-62   ###   … The LEBANON VALLEY FLYING DUTCHMEN brought down the MEDAILLE MAVERICKS  83-81   ###   … And the LEWIS-CLARK STATE WARRIORS snuck by the MONTANA TECH OREDIGGERS  65-63.

John Carroll Blue StreaksBLOWOUTS – The JOHN CARROLL BLUE STREAKS scaled and gutted the MUSKINGUM MUSKIES in a 104-62 butt-kicking   ###   The FROSTBURG STATE BOBCATS mauled the PSU-ALTOONA LIONS by a score of 89-53   ###   The KNOX PRAIRIE FIRE got extinguished by the YORK (PA) SPARTANS  93-52   ###   The ROCKFORD REGENTS dammed up the BLACKBURN BEAVERS in an 85-55 drubbing   ###   The ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM had a commanding lead and then held on for an 80-66 win over the GREAT FALLS ARGONAUTS   ###   … And the RHODES LYNX defeated the KALAMAZOO HORNETS  89-68. 

Montana state northern lights OUR DIVISION CAN BEAT UP YOUR DIVISION – As always Balladeer’s Blog covers the intense rivalry between the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) and the NCAA Division 3 on the gridiron and now on the hardwood. It was all NAIA this weekend before Christmas. The NAIA’s MONTANA STATE- NORTHERN LIGHTS (logo at left) won a 71-67 game for the ages against the D3 LINFIELD COLLEGE WILDCATS   ###   … And the CORNERSTONE GOLDEN EAGLES took down D3’s ALMA SCOTS in an 89-76 affair. Stay tuned for more NAIA vs D3 action in the weeks to come!

ozark christian college ambassadorsOZARK MOUNTAIN HIGH – A little pause for breath on this holiday weekend to acknowledge one of those NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) teams that are off until after New Year’s Day. The OZARK CHRISTIAN COLLEGE AMBASSADORS are 9-2 at present and have won their last 8 in a row! The Ambassadors (love that name) scored 100 in their 48 point win over the ST LOUIS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE SOLDIERS and have put up 90-plus in 3 other games. OCC next plays on January 2nd-4th in the Cookson Hills Classic. 


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  1. Nice to see these divisions! Never heard of most of these teams until now!

  2. Wow! You cover some very obscure teams don’t you?

  3. Its gr8 2 find a site drawing attention 2 these divisions of college sports!

  4. Whitewater is not just for football now!

  5. You make it easy to follow these divisions of college sports from overseas!

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