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  1. Shepherd stunned by Findlay, MEC is knocked out in Round 1


    Image courtesy of the University of Findlay


    Findlay 29
    Shepherd 17



    In three of the four Super Regions, the #7 seed returned home as victors following an on-the-road upset. Super Region 1 was one of those three regions; in this one the University of Findlay Oilers defeated the Shepherd Rams 29-17 on a dreary Saturday afternoon in Shepherdstown, WV.
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    Updated 11-24-2017 at 04:19 PM by Raymond Franze

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    MEC , ‎ GMAC
  2. SR1 Round 1 - Findlay @ Shepherd

    It’s GAME DAY!!!! The Playoffs are here and the action begins. Team records, strength of schedule and the what-if scenarios about implications following a loss are not important at this point. Win, and you move on. Lose, and the season’s over.

    For the first time in three years, the Mountain East Conference has just one representative in the playoffs—undefeated Shepherd Rams. Shepherd has the #2 seed which means at least two home games in the post-season—that is, if they ...
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    MEC , ‎ GMAC
  3. Final Rankings in SR1


    Photo courtesy of the NCAA

    The final week of the regular season is in the books, and I'll recap the action in the MEC a little bit later. The forums are ablaze with messages regarding the committee's selections. Below are the final rankings with the bracket, and I'll try to explain why I think it unfolded the way it ...

    Updated 11-12-2017 at 10:11 PM by Raymond Franze

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    NE-10 , ‎ GMAC
  4. Closing the book on Week 4 in the MEC

    Fairmont State 19
    Charleston 16


    Just as Fairmont State had me writing that they were beginning to look like the playoff-caliber team of yesteryear, the Fighting Falcons struggled on the road at Charleston. They managed less than 10 total rushing yards on 28 carries, turned the ball over twice while recovering two additional fumbles of their own and trailed 16-3 into the fourth quarter following a 41-yard fumble recovery returned for a touchdown by Jalen Nelson. ...

    Updated 09-29-2017 at 08:00 AM by Raymond Franze

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    MEC , ‎ GMAC
  5. Catching Up with Week 3 in the MEC

    The Mountain East Conference did have games in the third week of the season, and you'll find the results below ....

    UVA-Wise 0
    Concord 7


    It’s a week later and both Cavalier and Mountain Lion fans are still waiting for their respective offenses to score. Concord was known last year for having a stingy defense, but a lack of offense often kept them out of the win column.

    Concord was shut out last week against Charleston so the lack of ...
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