When I eventually wrap up this season, I can add some notes on Concord's incredible 48-40 win over West Virginia Wesleyan to wrap up their first conference championship in 21 years (among other things). But a mere 14 hours before kickoff of Concord's first Division II playoff appearance isn't the time for them.
Game of the Week
Concord (7-3) at #10 Kutztown (10-1)
Prior to last week, I thought Kutztown looked very dangerous. I liked their chances in the PSAC
Updated 11-18-2011 at 10:27 PM by David Bykowski
That was quite possibly the most exciting football game I've ever witnessed in person. And yes, that includes the triple overtime homecoming battle between Bacone and Oklahoma Panhandle State a few years ago. No doubt, the way the game went back and forth with each team giving its best shot, West Virginia Wesleyan versus Concord was definitely worthy of being a conference championship. The Bobcats and Mountain Lions squared off like in a championship prize fight, and in the end, Concord claimed
There are two teams that are playing the best football in the WVIAC right now. It's a guarantee that one of them won't be in the playoffs, and it would probably take more upsets than can reasonably be expected to happen for the other to get in either.
You weren't expecting me to say that the two best teams were facing off in the de facto WVIAC championship game, did you?
Oh, there's no doubt that West Virginia Wesleyan's trip to Athens, West Virginia is Game of the
NCAA Division II Football: West Virginia Wesleyan at Concord
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Normally, I don't have much to say right at the top. This time, I have something on my mind: something that's been on my mind since last Saturday.
I got very lucky last week that I was able to avoid the weather problems that plagued other areas of the northeast and mid-Atlantic. Despite some snow in the morning, conditions were just fine by kickoff, and as the final minutes ran off the clock, the sun even made a cameo appearance. As I've said before, Fairmont is a great setting