Division I Diatribes-Vol. 1

Well, I guess now is the time. I have been meaning to start sharing thoughts on the transition to Division I since September of last year, but I really underestimated how difficult last football season would be in so many ways, but that being said, it is time to tie up some loose ends. This…

The 2022 Recruiting Class!

Greetings, Lion fans, and it’s that time of year in which the disappointments of the past season are erased, and the dawn and new hopes for the future are renewed. Much like spring training in baseball, in between National Signing Day and spring football, excitement builds around seeing how new players fit in, how the…

National Signing Day 2022!

19 new student athletes were brought into the Lion family today, and while the numbers may not seem as many as in years past, the quality of the signees seem to be very, very, good. We’ll have a full analysis this weekend of every player, but two that stand out in the early peek are…

Lion Hoops-5 Things

Now that I have covered a few things regarding the Lion Women’s Basketball team, it is time for us to look at our Men’s Program. Let’s get to it. First, whenever you think of Lion Basketball, you think of one word….tradition. The banners that hang inside University Fieldhouse tell the story of a program that…

Lion Women’s Hoops-5 Things

Well, football season has been over for a few weeks now, and this weekend Ferris State and Valdosta State will be playing in McKinney for the Division II crown, but for the past few weeks, Basketball has been going hot and heavy and the Texas A&M-Commerce Lion Women are picking up where they left off…

Division 2 Playoff Scores

Playoff results today: Super Region 1 Final: Shepherd 30, #1 Kutztown St. 28 Super Region 2 Final: #1 Valdosta State 41 #3 Bowie State 26 Super Region 3 Final: #1 Ferris State 41 #3 Northwest Missouri State 20 Super Region 4 Final: #1 Colorado School of Mines 34 #2 Angelo State 26 National Semifinals: Shepherd…

Division 2 Playoff Scores

Scores from Week 2 of the Division 2 playoffs: Super Region I Kutztown St. 10 New Haven 7 Shepherd 38 Notre Dame (OH) 34 Regional Final: #2 Shepherd at #1 Kutztown St. Super Region II #2 Bowie St. 13 Newbery 10 #1 Valdosta St. 66 West Georgia 35 Regional Final: #2 Bowie St. at #1…

Around the Division 2 Playoffs…..

Greetings, Lion fans, scores from the Division 2 football playoffs yesterday: Super Region I #2 Shepherd 38, Findlay 31 #3 Notre Dame (OH) 33, Slippery Rock 25 #4 New Haven 38, Bentley 13 Next week, the bracket looks like this(Home team listed first) #1 Kutztown State vs, #4 New Haven #2 Shepherd vs. #3 Notre…

5 Game Balls-Eastern New Mexico

/Greetings, Lion fans, it has been a very long time since we’ve had a game like yesterday. Ordinarily, we’d be watching the D2 Football playoff selection show, and hoping for a home game, or at least a favorable seeding. Unfortunately, 2021 was not to be, and the Lions found themselves playing out the regular season,…

Playing For More

I think it is fair to say that everyone associated with Lion football, from the coaches, players, fans, and students are all disappointed in how this season has gone. Last Saturday’s loss….the worst in the Bailiff era, erased any doubt about the Lions making the playoffs. They had been hanging by a thread for weeks,…