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National championship football officially a family tradition for Mount Union

Mount Union's Larry Kehres and Vince Kehres are both grizzled football men, so they can be forgiven if neither of them had mushy memories of last Friday night when the Purple Raiders program one built and other has maintained won yet another national championship.The Kehres' don't need to describe how they felt when winning national championships officially became a family tradition...
Via FOX Sports
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mount Union wins 12th DIII National Championship

For the last decade, Division III football has been dominated by two teams: Wisconsin-Whitewater and Mount Union. The two teams met in the semifinals of the playoffs just last week with latter winning and then capping off a perfect 15-0 season with a 49-35 victory over St. Thomas (MN) Friday night. This was the Purple Raiders’ twelfth national championship and the first under head...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Mount Union outguns St. Thomas in D-III title game

SALEM, Va. -- Taurice Scott threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score and Mount Union won its NCAA-best 12th football title, beating St. Thomas 49-35 on Friday night in the Division III championship game.Logan Nemeth ran 220 yards and two touchdowns for the Purple Raiders (15-0), who were appearing in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl for the 11th consecutive season. Vince...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mount Union wins D-3 championship, record 12th football title

SALEM, Va. — Taurice Scott threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score and Mount Union won its NCAA-best 12th football title, beating St. Thomas of Minnesota 49-35 on Friday night in the Division III championship game.Logan Nemeth ran 220 yards and two touchdowns for the Purple Raiders (15-0), who were appearing in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl for the 11th consecutive...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mount Union steamrolls Wisconsin-Whitewater in Div. III semifinal

ALLIANCE, Ohio -- Logan Nemeth ran for 214 yards and two touchdowns and top-ranked Mount Union beat defending national champion Wisconsin-Whitewater 36-6 on Saturday to advance to the NCAA Division III national championship game.The Purple Raiders (14-0) will take on the winner of No. 2 Linfield and No. 4 St. Thomas on Friday in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl in Salem, Virginia.Mount...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin-Whitewater, Mount Union meet again, a bit earlier this go-round

Anyone who follows Division III football knows that an annual Stagg Bowl meeting between Mount Union and Wisconsin-Whitewater has become something of a given over the last decade.The Purple Raiders and Warhawks have played for the D-III championship nine times in the last 10 years, and the perennial powers can generally point only to each other for the losses on their schedule. In...
Via FOX Sports
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Mount Union going for 100th straight regular season win

The Mount Union Purple Raiders have played for the Division III football national championship every year since 2005 and have only missed playing in the game twice since 1996. If those two stats weren’t impressive enough, this next one will surely make your eyes widen. This Saturday, the Purple Raiders host Wilmington (OH) in an Ohio Athletic Conference matchup and if they win...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mount Union falls to Wisconsin-Whitewater in the 2014 Stagg Bowl

Mount Union came up short in achieving their 12th NCAA Division III Football Championship, losing to Wisconsin-Whitewater 43-34. The two teams met for the ninth time in ten years with Wisconsin-Whitewater earning their sixth victory and their fifth straight win in this classic series. The Purple Raiders have not come out on top in this classic matchup since their victory over...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Mount Union falls to Wis-Whitewater in D-III title game again

SALEM, Va. (AP) -- Matt Behrendt throw for 365 yards and four touchdowns and Wisconsin-Whitewater continued its mastery of Mount Union in the NCAA Division III championship game with a 43-34 victory Friday night. The Warhawks (15-0) extended their winning streak to 32 games, the longest in the nation, and beat the Purple Raiders for the sixth time in the last seven meetings -- all...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Wis-Whitewater beats Mount Union for D-III national title

SALEM, Va. (AP) -- Matt Behrendt throw for 365 yards and four touchdowns and Wisconsin-Whitewater continued its mastery of Mount Union in the NCAA Division III championship game with a 43-34 victory Friday night. The Warhawks (15-0) extended their winning streak to 32 games, the longest in the nation, and beat the Purple Raiders for the sixth time in the last seven meetings -- all...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mount Union vs. Wisconsin-Whitewater: The staggering numbers

Friday night, 14-0 Mount Union and 14-0 Wisconsin-Whitewater meet in the Stagg Bowl -- the NCAA Div. III national title game -- for the ninth time in 10 years. So, it's not like this happens every year. But the numbers surrounding the series and the programs are staggering. Mount Union was the king of Div. III football and has won 11 national titles. But Whitewater has five national...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

For Mt. Union, Wisconsin-Whitewater, it's same time next year with a twist

The casual college football fan likely doesn’t follow Division III competition too closely in a given season, but those who have a clue what’s going on at that level can probably at least tell you this: Mount Union has always been awesome, Wisconsin-Whitewater is usually awesome, too, and everyone else seems to be playing for third place. That description might sound simplistic...
Via FOX Sports
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Mount Union strolls to their tenth straight Stagg Bowl

Mount Union rolled past another foe, beating Wesley College 70-21 on their way to their 18th trip to the NCAA Division III football championship Stagg Bowl. The Purple Raiders were dominant early, ending the first half leading 56-0 and going into the fourth quarter up 70-0. Mount Union and former St. Edward quarterback Kevin Burke had an outstanding day, both through the air and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin-Whitewater beats Mount Union to win Division III title

Matt Behrendt and his Wisconsin-Whitewater teammates spent last year's NCAA Division III playoffs on the sideline, three-time national championship left out of the playoffs, and a chance to win their fourth title in a row, They started what they hope is a new streak Friday night with a 52-14 victory over Mount Union. ''Talking for the seniors, it was the best thing that happened...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Familiar foes: Mount Union and Wis-Whitewater

It will be familiar opponents when Mount Union and Wisconsin-Whitewater meet in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl for the Division III football national champion on Friday night at Salem Stadium. But there will a new twist this time around. The teams have been the last two standing in Division III in eight of the past nine seasons, but the Purple Raiders of Mount Union (14-0) got there...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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