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COLLEGE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS FOR 2018

Here’s one last round of congratulations to this year’s college football champions in the SEVEN divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog.

Morningside MustangsNAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics)

National Champions – MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE MUSTANGS

Runners-Up – Benedictine College Ravens 

2017 Champions – University of St Francis Cougars  

Olivet Nazarene Tigers helmet NEWNCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association)

My National Champions – OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITY TIGERS

Runners-Up – Ottawa (AZ) University Spirit

2017 Champions – Campbellsville University Tigers  Continue reading

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THE NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS: 2018 CHAMPS OF USCAA FOOTBALL

NNAS_VAThe NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS have been named the 2018 College Football Champions in the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association). This per Balladeer’s Blog via the Glitternight Index for college football.

The 2018 runners-up are Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM SEPTEMBER 29th

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Virginia U of Lynchburg Dragons GOODDRAGONS R BALL Z – The VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY OF LYNCHBURG DRAGONS out of the NCCAA (National Christian College Athletic Association) took on an opponent a Division higher yesterday. They traveled to face NCAA Division TWO’s FORT VALLEY STATE WILDCATS and seized a quick 10-0 1st Quarter lead. That remained unchanged by the Half, following which the Dragons outscored the Wildcats 21-14 to win the game 31-14.     

Marian Knights helmet newKNOCKING OFF NUMBER ONE – The NAIA’s 6th ranked MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS visited the number 1 team in the nation – the Defending Champion UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS COUGARS. The Knights trailed 14-13 at Halftime but went on top of the Cougars 27-21 to end the 3rd Quarter. From there Marian University dominated the 4th for a 37-28 Upset victory.

Cal PANUMBER TWO TAKES A FALL – Meanwhile, over in NCAA Division Two, the CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA VULCANS (as in the Roman god Vulcan) played host to the country’s 2nd ranked INDIANA UNIVERSITY IN PENNSYLVANIA CRIMSON HAWKS. The Vulcans were chasing the Crimson Hawks 14-7 in the 1st Quarter and 14-10 at the Half. From there Cal (PA) outscored IUP 26-10 to win it 36-24. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM SEPTEMBER 1st

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Concordia_MIYET ANOTHER NAIA TEAM DEFEATS AN NCAA D2 TEAM – The NAIA’s CONCORDIA (MI) CARDINALS took it on the road to face the NCAA Division Two team the MALONE UNIVERSITY PIONEERS. The higher division Pioneers were at home, too, but none of that mattered as the Cardinals showed Malone how football is played in the NAIA. Concordia won the game 42-27. 

Morehouse Maroon Tigers helmetDIVISION TWO OVER DIVISION ONE – NCAA Division Two’s MOREHOUSE COLLEGE MAROON TIGERS likewise played at a higher division team yesterday. In this case the Maroon Tigers traveled to face NCAA Division One’s UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT PINE BLUFF GOLDEN LIONS. By Halftime Morehouse had the Golden Lions on Upset Alert with a 28-20 lead and followed through with a 34-30 victory.

Hutchinson Blue DragonsNUMBER FIVE GOES DOWN – In the NJCAA the HUTCHINSON COLLEGE BLUE DRAGONS were on the road against the number 5 team in the nation – the INDEPENDENCE COLLEGE PIRATES. A 14-7 Blue Dragons lead in the opening Quarter turned into a 37-7 advantage at the break and ultimately a 37-27 win for Hutchinson College. 

NNAS_VAUSCAA OVER NCAA – The NEWPORT NEWS APPRENTICE SCHOOL BUILDERS (formerly the Shipbuilders) from the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association) visited the NCAA Division Three GREENSBORO COLLEGE PRIDE. The Builders converted a 7-0 1st Quarter lead into a 26-6 Halftime advantage. From there NNAS coasted to a 34-13 triumph.  Continue reading

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WILLIAMSON MECHANICS NAMED USCAA COLLEGE FOOTBALL CHAMPIONS

Williamson Trade HelmetPer the Glitternight index Balladeer’s Blog has named the WILLIAMSON COLLEGE OF THE TRADES MECHANICS  football’s National Champions of the USCAA (United States Collegiate Athletic Association).

The runners-up for 2017 are the Dean College Bulldogs, the defending National Champions who edged out the Newport News Apprentice School Builders for the 2016 title.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM OCTOBER 7th

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Langston LionsLANGSTON TOPPLES THE NCAA – Yet another NAIA college football team has upset a team from the NCAA Division Two. For newbies to these levels that is like when a 1AA team upsets a 1A team. The LANGSTON UNIVERSITY LIONS traveled to face the NCAA’s LANE COLLEGE DRAGONS yesterday and defeated them in a 27-21 game for the ages.

Montana Western helmetTHAT WAS NUMBER FIIIIVE! – The UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA-WESTERN BULLDOGS welcomed the number 5 team in the nation – the MONTANA TECH OREDIGGERS. The Bulldogs proceeded to celebrate their scheduled Booster Bash by dragging down the 5th ranked Orediggers 42-35 in an undeniable thriller.

Dordt College DefendersOTHER UPSETS IN THE RANKINGS – The DORDT COLLEGE DEFENDERS took it on the road against the 12th ranked DOANE COLLEGE TIGERS and prevailed by a final score of 21-16    ###    And the (17) STERLING COLLEGE WARRIORS marked Homecoming with a mild upset of the visiting (16) TABOR COLLEGE BLUE JAYS in a 23-21 Instant Classic. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM SEPTEMBER 23rd

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Ashland University Eagles helmetNUMBER TWO TAKES A FALL – In NCAA Division Two the number 15 ASHLAND UNIVERSITY EAGLES hosted the 2nd ranked FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS. The defense for the Eagles was nearly perfect in this game which sent a rupture through the D2 rankings. When all was said and done Ashland University had defeated the Bulldogs by a score of 20-3.

Cumberland Phoenix helmetCUMBERLAND NEARLY CONQUERS DIVISION ONE – Yesterday the NAIA’s CUMBERLAND UNIVERSITY PHOENIX came tantalizingly close to being the latest NAIA team to topple an NCAA Division ONE program. The Phoenix were on the road against the Presbyterian College Blue Hose and saw a 7-7 1st Quarter tie become a 17-7 Halftime lead for the Blue Hose. The 3rd Quarter ended in a 20-20 deadlock but Presbyterian College slipped by Cumberland U in the 4th, 27-20.  

St Thomas University TommiesTOP TEN TANGLE – In NCAA Division Three the number 10 team in the nation – the UNIVERSITY OF SAINT THOMAS TOMMIES – did battle with the 6th ranked SAINT JOHN’S UNIVERSITY JOHNNIES. The largest crowd in D3 history watched as the Tommies led the Johnnies 7-3 in the 1st Quarter and 17-10 at the Half. From there the University of Saint Thomas held on for a thrilling 20-17 victory. Continue reading

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