King’s big day leads Houston past Navy 24-14

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Houston Cougars 24, Navy Midshipmen 14 HOUSTON, Texas — D’Eriq King connected on 21-of-27 attempts for 277 yards and a touchdown with two more scores on the ground to lead the Houston Cougars to a 24-14 win over the Navy Midshipmen Saturday. The win assured the Cougars of finishing above .500 in Head Coach Major Applewhite’s debut season which has been considered a disappointment in some corners. The…

November 26, 2017
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Louisiana pulls away from NM State late for 47-34 win

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns 47, New Mexico State Aggies 34 LAFAYETTE, La. — Three late interceptions helped the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns finally pull away from a stubborn New Mexico State Aggies squad Saturday in a 47-34 win. The Cajuns had led 28-10 in the second quarter before the Aggies slowly chipped away at the lead to tie the game at 34-all early in the fourth quarter. By then, the…

November 21, 2017
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Cumberland crushes Kentucky Christian 62-23

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Cumberland Phoenix 62, Kentucky Christian Knights 23 LEBANON, Tenn. — The Cumberland Phoenix sent their seniors out in style in a 62-23 victory over the Kentucky Christian Knights last Saturday. The Senior Day win even included a receiving touchdown by senior offensive lineman Nick Bodden on a throwback screen. Cumberland already led 14-0 at the time, but the sight of the 272-pound Bodden rushing around the left…

November 15, 2017
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Whitwell boots Gordonsville from TSSAA playoffs

GORDONSVILLE, Tenn. — It was a battle of Tigers in this small Middle Tennessee town last Friday night. Well, for one half, anyway before the visiting Whitwell Tigers ran off and left their hosts in the dust of a 49-7 blowout in the second round of the TSSAA Division I Class 1A playoffs. Whitwell looked like the stronger team from the start jumping out to an early 14-0 lead, but…

November 15, 2017
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Panthers come from behind late to beat Colonels, 23-20

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Eastern Illinois Panthers 23, Eastern Kentucky Colonels 20 CHARLESTON, Ill. — The Eastern Kentucky Colonels scored a go-ahead touchdown with just 37 seconds remaining Saturday to take a 20-13 lead at Eastern Illinois. And it still wasn’t enough. The host Panthers got the ball back on their own 33-yard line, and four plays later they evened the score at 20-all on a 26-yard Scott Gilkey-to-Alexander Hollins touchdown pass with…

November 6, 2017
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Youngstown State buries Indiana State, 66-24

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Youngstown State Penguins 66, Indiana State Sycamores 24 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The last time the Youngstown State Penguins came to Terre Haute to face Indiana State two years ago, they had to deal with a snow storm losing on a late field goal in a 27-24 loss to the Sycamores. This time the Penguins were the blizzard burying the Sycamores below an avalanche of offense in a 66-24 blowout….

November 5, 2017
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Greenwood shocks Apollo in 51-31 playoff win

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Greenwood (Bowling Green, KY) Gators 51, Apollo (Owensboro, KY) Eagles 31 OWENSBORO, Ky. — Never mind the records, the 3-7 Greenwood (Bowling Green, KY) Gators weren’t about to be intimidated Friday night against the 7-3 Apollo (Owensboro, KY) Eagles. And never mind the fact that their first-round matchup against the Eagles meant taking a 78-mile bus ride. No, none of that mattered on a night when a fired-up Greenwood…

November 5, 2017
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MTCS Cougars roar into playoffs over Golden Eagles

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Middle Tennessee Christian (Murfreesboro, TN) Cougars 44, Grace Baptist Academy (Chattanooga, TN) 13 MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee Christian (Murfreesboro, TN) Cougars were looking to make a statement heading into the TSSAA Division II-A playoffs last Friday night. The Grace Baptist Academy (Chattanooga, TN) Golden Eagles got that message loud and clear in a 44-13 loss. Both teams made the playoff field with MTCS nailing down a No….

October 30, 2017
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Troy crushes Georgia State 34-10

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Troy Trojans 34, Georgia State Panthers 10 ATLANTA — The Georgia State Panthers finally got to play another game in their new Georgia State Stadium, but it was the visiting Troy Trojans who looked right at home in a 34-10 rout. The Panthers converted the Atlanta Braves’ old Turner Field into a college football stadium during the off-season, and the unique facility made its debut on Thursday, Aug. 31,…

October 25, 2017
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Marshall thunders past Middle Tennessee 38-10

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY: Marshall Thundering Herd 38, Middle Tennessee 10 MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — It was supposed to a big night in ‘the ‘Boro’ for the hometown Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders with an ESPN2 crew and a 5-1 Marshall team coming to town last Friday night. It turned out to be a big disappointment instead as the visiting Thundering Herd left town with a 38-10 romp. It was the Blue Raiders’ annual ‘Blackout’ game,…

October 25, 2017
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