Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
I could talk for days about the MIAA’s insistence on going all-conference games-all the time. As a fan, it sucks. For coaches and administrators trying to schedule games, it must be nice.
A couple of years ago, the league announced it would go to an 11-game conference schedule when it expanded to 16 teams. What they weren’t counting on was 2 teams leaving in a 3-year span.
Nebraska-Omaha left a hole in many teams’ schedules when they disbanded their football program
Updated 05-08-2013 at 04:56 PM by Aaron Heintzelman
The 11 players from D2 Football picked in this year's NFL draft is more than the past two years' drafts combined.
Missouri Southern DT Brandon Williams was the first and only D2 guy taken Friday. The Baltimore Ravens took him with the 94th overall pick in the third round.
PHOTOS | Brandon Williams http://bit.ly/ZPgMlO
Other MIAA players selected were Missouri Western DE David Bass (Oakland) and Northeastern State OT Michael Bowie (Seattle). They both
Updated 04-28-2013 at 09:06 AM by Aaron Heintzelman
Missouri Western junior QB Travis Partridge sat with his head in his hands for most of the about-10-minute news conference after his team’s 17-10 Division II quarterfinal loss at Minnesota State-Mankato Saturday afternoon.
His father, MWSU head coach Jerry Partridge, did most of the talking.
“The pain is immense right now. But when you step back from the fire of it, you’re going to be able to realize this was a great year,” the elder Partridge said. “We advance to the
Updated 12-01-2012 at 11:37 PM by Aaron Heintzelman
New region. New result.
For the first time in almost a decade, Northwest Missouri will not be playing in a Division II regional final. That’s thanks to Missouri Western and Minnesota State-Mankato, who will instead face off for the Super Region 3 title and a berth in the national semifinals.
I know. Mankato beat Northwest. So they get most of the credit (or blame) for keeping the Bearcats out of their usual spot in the third round of the playoffs. But Missouri Western’s
The PSAC will be represented by two athletes in this year's presentation of the Harlon Hill Trophy. Shippensburg's Zach Zulli and Bloomsburg's Franklyn Quiteh will be joined by Missouri Western's Michael Hill as the top three nominees for the Division II College Football Player of the Year.
Zulli, the PSAC East Offensive Player of the Year, threw for 4,747 yards and 54 touchdowns (ties the D2 record) and completed 62 percent of his passes. Zulli led the Red Raiders to the PSAC East
Updated 11-30-2012 at 10:53 AM by Chuck Bitner