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SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS DETHRONE THE CC FIGHTING SAINTS FOR THE NAIA TITLE; GORILLAS TAKE D2 CROWN

 The ST XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS dethroned the defending NAIA college football champions the CC FIGHTING SAINTS in a 24- 20 game for the ages. I throw the term “Instant Classic” around with giddy abandon here at Balladeer’s Blog, but there’s no denying the fact that this game lived up to that label. Both teams played focused, virtually mistake- free football that the attendees in Rome, GA will be telling their grandchildren about. The Cougars lost to the Fighting Saints in the semi- finals last season but Continue reading

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NAIA COLLEGE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS TO PLAY THE NCAA DIVISION 3 FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS …

… In a contest here at Balladeer’s Blog. Since I covered the rivalry between the NAIA and D3 throughout the college football season I figured each year from now on I’d allow my readers to vote on who would win a game played between the champions of each division. Yesterday the championship games were held so this inaugural “BALLADEER’S  BOWL” will be played between the NAIA’s CC Fighting Saints and  D3’s  UWW Warhawks. Just like in the voting in my Top 20 contests  cast your vote for the team of your choice by e-mailing me at Thtcom15@aol.com . I’ll announce the winner on Christmas Eve.    

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