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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM SEPTEMBER 11th

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Bluefield_WVBLUEFIELD CONQUERS DIVISION TWO – The NAIA’s BLUEFIELD COLLEGE RAMBLING RAMS took it on the road against the NCAA Division Two team the EMORY & HENRY COLLEGE WASPS. For newbies this is like when 1AA teams take on 1A teams. Trailing 38-17 in the 4th Quarter the Rambling Rams came back to win 46-45!

Oshkosh TitansGIANT-KILLERS – This week 3 NCAA Division 3 teams imitated the NAIA’s usual schtick of defeating teams from higher divisions. The UW-OSHKOSH TITANS won 28-10 at D2’s NORTHERN MICHIGAN WILDCATS   ###   Meanwhile the LINFIELD COLLEGE WILDCATS hammered D2’s SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY CLAN 56-20   ###   And the WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY PIRATES edged D2’s LINCOLN (CA) UNIVERSITY OAKLANDERS 31-29.

bluefield state football helmetHISTORY WAS MADE – The BLUEFIELD STATE BIG BLUE managed the FIRST victory for their revived intercollegiate football program! After losing last week the Big Blue visited the ELIZABETH CITY STATE VIKINGS. Bluefield State trailed 21-0 in the 1st Quarter but tied things up 21-21 by Halftime. The Vikings went up 27-21 in the 3rd but the Big Blue came back to win it 35-27. 

Susquehanna University River Hawks helmetMARATHON GAME OF THE WEEK – This particular designation goes to the clash between the SUSQUEHANNA UNIVERSITY RIVER HAWKS and their hosts the FRANKLIN & MARSHALL COLLEGE DIPLOMATS. It took FIVE OVERTIMES before the River Hawks emerged with a 30-28 victory. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM SEPTEMBER 4th

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Indiana Wesleyan WildcatsINDIANA WESLEYAN CONQUERS DIVISION ONE – We already have 2021’s 2nd instance of an NAIA team toppling an NCAA Division ONE team. Every season these games in which NAIA football teams knock off teams from higher divisions like NCAA Divisions One or Two are great David vs Goliath stories! Yesterday the INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS hosted the D1 VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY BEACONS and won an authoritative 28-10 Upset.

Lawrence Tech Blue DevilsLAWRENCE TECH CONQUERS DIVISION TWO – In the equivalent of a 1AA (FCS) team upsetting a 1A (FBS) team, the NAIA’s LAWRENCE TECH BLUE DEVILS took it on the road against the NCAA Division Two team the BLUEFIELD STATE BIG BLUE. A 7-7 1st Quarter tie was unchanged at Halftime. The 3rd Quarter ended in a 14-14 deadlock before the Blue Devils won the game 21-14 in the 4th. 

Washington and Jefferson PresidentsDOWN GOES NUMBER ELEVEN – Meanwhile, down in NCAA Division Three the 19th ranked WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE PRESIDENTS traveled to face the number 11 JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY BLUE STREAKS. The defenses dominated the scoreless 1st Half, then the 3rd Quarter ended in a 7-7 tie. In the 4th the Presidents won it 21-7. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM SEPTEMBER 2nd

Yesterday’s results from the NAIA, NCAA Division Two and NCAA Division Three.

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Union Bulldogs helmetUNION COLLEGE CONQUERS DIVISION ONE – Every season we get David over Goliath victories in which NAIA teams defeat higher division teams from either NCAA Divisions One or Two. Last night the UNION COLLEGE BULLDOGS traveled to face NCAA Division ONE’s CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY CAMELS. A slender 13-10 Halftime edge for the Bulldogs ultimately turned into a 33-18 Upset victory!

Lindsey_Wilson_KYDEFENDING CHAMPS ROLL – Meanwhile, the defending National Champions in the NAIA – the LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE BLUE RAIDERS – opened their 2021 season by hosting the WEBBER INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY WARRIORS. The Blue Raiders converted a 13-7 1st Quarter lead into a 30-7 advantage at Halftime and finally into a 58-7 blowout victory.

Bethel (KS) ThreshersSHUTOUT – In this game the BETHEL (KS) COLLEGE THRESHERS took it on the road against the MCPHERSON COLLEGE BULLDOGS (should be the Mastiffs). The Threshers led McPherson 3-0 in the opening Quarter and 10-0 at the Half. After a scoreless 3rd Quarter Bethel College went on to win the game by a final tally of 24-0. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM AUGUST 28th

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north american unviersity stallionsSTALLIONS, INTERRUPTED – The NORTH AMERICAN UNIVERSITY STALLIONS debuted in intercollegiate football last year, but of course Covid wreaked havoc on that historic season, with countless games canceled around the country. Yesterday the Stallions played their first game of their 2021 campaign, so we’ll see how things go this time around.

North American University took it on the road against the LOUISIANA COLLEGE WILDCATS and found themselves on top 14-7 in the 1st Quarter and 34-14 at Halftime. After the break the Wildcats roared back to take a 38-34 lead by the end of the 3rd Quarter. In the end the Stallions held on for a 42-41 victory in this thriller.

Northwestern College Red RaidersRANKED TEAMS ROLLING – The (2) NORTHWESTERN (IA) COLLEGE RED RAIDERS trounced their hosts the PRESENTATION COLLEGE SAINTS (should be the Angels) to the tune of 66-9   ###   Meanwhile the (5) GRAND VIEW UNIVERSITY VIKINGS (should be the Zebras) won a 37-10 home stand against the CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY EAGLES   ###   And the (7) BAKER UNIVERSITY WILDCATS won on the road against the CULVER STOCKTON COLLEGE WILDCATS 38-36. 

roosevelt lakers green helmetWAR IN THE WINDY CITY – In this game the ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY LAKERS welcomed the MAYVILLE STATE COMETS. A 14-6 opening Quarter lead by the Lakers was cut to a 24-19 advantage by the Half. In the 3rd Quarter Roosevelt University extended their lead to 30-19 before squelching the Comets’ 4th Quarter rally for a 37-32 victory. Continue reading

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BALLADEER’S BLOG’S PRE-SEASON COLLEGE FOOTBALL RANKINGS: NAIA

Obviously this is all subject to change, but as of right now the NAIA college football season is scheduled to kick off on August 28th. Here’s a look at Balladeer’s Blog’s preseason Top 20.

Lindsey_Wilson_KY*** 1. LINDSEY WILSON COLLEGE BLUE RAIDERS (Defending Champions)    ###    2. MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE MUSTANGS    ###     3. NORTHWESTERN (IA) COLLEGE RED RAIDERS    ###    4. REINHARDT UNIVERSITY EAGLES (should be the Rottweilers)    ###   

Benedictine Ravens5. BENEDICTINE COLLEGE RAVENS    ###    6. MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS     ###     7. KANSAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY COYOTES     ###     8. KEISER UNIVERSITY SEAHAWKS     ### Continue reading

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HUTCHINSON COLLEGE BLUE DRAGONS ARE NJCAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS

The Covid-prolonged college football season came to an end with TWO final games:

Hutchinson Blue DragonsNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The number 1 team in the nation – the HUTCHINSON COLLEGE BLUE DRAGONS – clashed with the 2nd ranked SNOW COLLEGE BADGERS for the NJCAA football crown yesterday.

The Blue Dragons were chasing the Badgers 14-3 in the 1st Quarter and 14-10 come Halftime. Snow College held a 21-16 advantage to close out the 3rd Quarter but in the 4th Hutchinson College blazed from behind to win it all by a final score of 29-27. * THE BLUE DRAGONS ARE NJCAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS Continue reading

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MORE COVID-DELAYED COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS

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Kilgore CollegeTEXAS THRILLER – The KILGORE COLLEGE RANGERS traveled to face the TRINITY VALLEY COLLEGE CARDINALS. A 9-7 Rangers edge in the 1st Quarter was reduced to an even tighter 15-14 score by Halftime. Kilgore College got a little separation from the Cardinals in the 3rd Quarter, going up 33-26, then held on against a Trinity Valley College rally in the 4th for a 40-36 triumph.

Northeastern_Oklahoma_AMNEO ON THE ROAD – The NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA A&M GOLDEN NORSEMEN were likewise on the road, in their case at the BLINN COLLEGE BUCCANEERS. At the Half the Golden Norsemen led the Buccaneers by a score of 14-7 and never looked back from there. After the break Northeastern Oklahoma A&M led 34-14 to end the 3rd Quarter and won the game 41-21 in the 4th. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS

Balladeer’s Blog keeping you updated on the Covid-prolonged college football season:

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Coffeyville Red Ravens helmetONE-POINT WONDER – The COFFEYVILLE COLLEGE RED RAVENS played host to the BUTLER (KS) GRIZZLIES in a true thriller. A 14-7 1st Quarter lead for the Grizzlies turned into a 16-14 edge for the Red Ravens by Halftime. The 3rd Quarter ended with Butler College back on top by a score of 21-16 and in the 4th Coffeyville outscored their opponents 13-7 for a 29-28 victory.

ASA Miami Silver StormSHUTOUTS – The ASA COLLEGE (FL) SILVER STORM paid a visit to the FIELD OF DREAMS SPORTS ACADEMY STALLIONS and struck them down by a commanding score of 28-0    ###     And the HOCKING COLLEGE HAWKS were less than gracious hosts to the SUSSEX COUNTY COLLEGE SKYLANDERS, drubbing them by a final tally of 25-0. 

Cisco College helmet BLUEWIN IT IN THE FOURTH – In this game the CISCO COLLEGE WRANGLERS took it on the road against the NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA A&M GOLDEN NORSEMEN. The Golden Norsemen were out in front 6-0 in the 1st Quarter and 13-0 by the Half. In the 3rd Quarter the Wranglers pulled to within 13-7 before coming from behind in the 4th to win it 17-16. Continue reading

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AND EVEN MORE NJCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS

And the Covid-delayed games roll on – 

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sussex county skylandersHISTORY WAS MADE – The SUSSEX COUNTY COLLEGE SKYLANDERS are playing their very first season of intercollegiate football and have now logged their first W, three games in. The Skylanders welcomed the CAPP ACADEMY CRUSADERS and dominated their opponents on both sides of the ball. By the time the dust settled Sussex County College had triumphed by a score of 48-8.

garden-city-broncbusters-helmet-newDEFENSIVE EPIC – The 4-0 GARDEN CITY COLLEGE BRONCBUSTERS traveled to face the INDEPENDENCE COLLEGE PIRATES. After a scoreless 1st Quarter the Pirates held a 7-0 lead at Halftime. Neither team was able to put up points in the 3rd Quarter, but then in a comparatively action-packed 4th the Broncbusters’ offense finally came alive for a 14-10 triumph and a 5-0 record to this point. Continue reading

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NJCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS

Even more Covid makeup games from last autumn.

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Ave Maria helmetNAILBITER IN GEORGIA – The GORDON STATE HIGHLANDERS welcomed the HOCKING COLLEGE HAWKS. Neither team scored in the 1st Quarter but by Halftime the Highlanders were on top of the Hawks by a score of 6-3. The defenses dominated once again in the 3rd Quarter with no points put up, and in the 4th Gordon State held on for a 12-10 victory. 

Navarro CollegeWHAT IS IT BETWEEN TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA? – Teams from Texas and Oklahoma have some classic rivalries and classic games between them. In this matchup the NAVARRO COLLEGE BULLDOGS took on the visiting NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA A&M GOLDEN NORSEMEN. A 7-0 1st Quarter lead for the Golden Norsemen turned into a 10-7 Bulldogs edge at the Half. Each team logged 13 more points after the break as Navarro College won it 23-20.

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ONE TEAM WAS PLAYING BASKETBALL – The TYLER COLLEGE APACHES tore apart the REZOLUTION PREP WILDCATS by a count of 61-0   ###   Meanwhile the GARDEN CITY COLLEGE BRONCBUSTERS humiliated the HIGHLAND COLLEGE SCOTTIES in a 58-0 laugher   ###   And the INDEPENDENCE COLLEGE PIRATES eviscerated their hosts the FORT SCOTT COLLEGE GREYHOUNDS by a “burn the game tape” score of EIGHTY-FOUR to NOTHING!  Continue reading

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