Film study, practices, travel, game day ... except for a select few that process is over with as we conclude another regular season of Mountain East Conference football. Thanks to the conference schedulers and MetroNews, the MEC was on display throughout the season as it seems to have a monopoly on Thursday-evening football in Division II. Shepherd and Fairmont State extend their seasons at least one more week with admission into the post-season; Notre Dame had a remarkable season and came very
This is it. The regular season draws to a close when the sun sets on Saturday. Some teams will move on, most will not. Many players look forward to next season, others say goodbye as their collegiate careers end. So many games take center stage as it's not just whether a team wins or loses, but how the other teams do that affect the Regional Rankings.
Below I have included the current Regional Rankings as well as a few games in the region that have playoff implications for MEC teams.
Updated 11-11-2016 at 06:56 PM by Raymond Franze
It's the week to wrap things up. The election cycle wrapped up for a couple of years, I wrapped up a major inspection at work this week, and now we reach the conclusion of the regular season. The MEC owns the Thursday night spotlight with two very intriguing games. At Charleston, Cinderella measures her feet as UVA-Wise finalizes its new benchmark. At Fairmont, the Falcons fight to stay in the playoffs. Win, and they're in.
It's Thursday night, and it's almost time for MEC football!
We're almost to the end. Week 10 saw an epic battle between Fairmont State and Shepherd for first in the conference, a game that was worth watching from start to finish for the record crowd. Notre Dame needed a win to remain in the playoff conversation. And the Concord-WV State game kept the statisticians busy.
So, what happened ....
West Liberty 41
Glenville State 24
The Hilltoppers allowed Glenville State
The MEC champion comes from within ....
Fairmont State @ Shepherd
Ram Stadium – Shepherdstown, WV
2016 Records: Fairmont State 9-0, Shepherd 8-0
2015 Records: Fairmont State 6-4, Shepherd 13-1
2015: Shepherd, 41-14
2014: Shepherd, 56-0
2013: Shepherd, 27-7
League commissioner Reid Amos should be in Shepherdstown, WV with the trophy; ready to award it to either Fairmont