First, congratulations to Northwest Missouri State on another fantastic season. I wanted to allow both NWMS and UNA to enjoy the spotlight before posting another MEC blog.
Another football season is in the history books for the Mountain East Conference. Shepherd continued to lead the conference; finishing one game away from a return trip to the national championship. Fairmont State followed a 6-4 regular season in 2015 with a 10-1 record—their only loss coming against Shepherd.
Updated 12-26-2016 at 10:13 PM by Raymond Franze
North Alabama 23
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
#3 Shepherd Rams @ #1 California Vulcans
Adamson Stadium – California, PA
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Updated 12-01-2016 at 07:34 AM by Raymond Franze
Photos Courtesy of John and Pam Boyle
Those who made the trip to Long Island were treated to sunny skies (for the most part), crisp fall temperatures, and wind velocities that were tolerable. It was a gorgeous autumn afternoon for college football. LIU-Post's new stadium is aesthetically pleasing and the recreation center next door was impressive. The atmosphere of the game-day environment with excited tailgaters and nice facilities helped alleviate any agitation over the $15 Welcome to Staten Island/NYC fee and its corresponding