Roughly three and half months ago, 170 Division II teams began the journey that will culminate this weekend at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. The two left standing are both unbeaten in D2 play this year, and just happen to be the two programs with the most playoff appearances (21) and playoff wins in Division II history. The Lions of the University of North Alabama are looking for their 36th playoff win and fourth title in five tries, having won it all three straight times from
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The Mountain East Conference’s season came to its conclusion as Shepherd lost at home to North Alabama in the semi-final round of the playoffs. Although the Rams opened the game with a touchdown, they found themselves down by 10 points in the bottom half of the second quarter—a deficit that would prove to be too much to overcome.
North Alabama won the coin toss and
Updated 12-13-2016 at 12:02 AM by Raymond Franze
North Alabama Lions @ Shepherd Rams
Ram Stadium – Shepherdstown, WV
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Updated 12-10-2016 at 07:53 AM by Raymond Franze
It’s been an eventful week since the last MIAA blog, as three conference teams were in action in postseason games, one of those teams will be playing in the National Semifinals, and the two open head coaching positions have been filled. As if that wasn’t enough to write about, another bombshell hit the MIAA (and D2) landscape when rumors surfaced that NWMSU Head Coach Adam Dorrel has been offered and has accepted the same position at NCAA FCS Abilene Christian University. Now, it is very important
Even with only one GSC team still playing football, there were several newsworthy events here in Week 14 of the 2016 football season.
This week had notable announcements of certain awards and honors, namely the AFCA Regional Coach of the Year and All-America Team.
The GSC had eight players named to the AFCA All-America First and Second Teams. Junior Chris Robinson from Delta State made the first team offense while seniors Dylan Donahue from West Georgia,