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Brenner talks motivation and waiting for next opportunity to play

The eagles take the field for a home game

Dean Paolucci, Reporter

September 21, 2020

Though the football team at Ashland University will not be playing any competition this year in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, practice and workouts have still been underway for the Eagles. The Eagles are coming off of a 7-4 season last year with a 6-2 record against confere...

Eagles finish regular season defeating Wildcats 31-10

#7 senior wide receiver Wes Wenning and #88 redshirt junior tight end Michael Schweitzer embrace on Senior Day

Dean Paolucci, Reporter

November 18, 2019

The Ashland University football team concluded the 2019 season with a 31-10 victory against the Northern Michigan University Wildcats on Saturday afternoon at Jack Miller Stadium. The win against the Wildcats came on Senior Day, honoring the 16 seniors who would wear purple and gold for the final...

Eagles to finish season against Wildcats on senior day

In 2018, the Eagles beat Northern Michigan at home in the snow 41-7 and look to host the Wildcats at 1 p.m. at Jack Miller Stadium this Saturday

Zach Read

November 14, 2019

The 2019 campaign for the Ashland University football team will come to a close on Saturday as the Eagles will host Northern Michigan on senior day with kickoff at 1 p.m. For the Eagles (6-4, 5-2 GLIAC), this is the first time since 2009 in which the program has finished with at least four losses...

Eagle football team travels to Findlay for non-conference game on Saturday

Senior stud Tristan Reichelderfer tied the AU one-game sack record of 3 1/2 sacks during a game against the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals on Nov. 2

Evan Laux, NEWS & OPINION EDITOR

November 7, 2019

The Ashland University football team will hit the road to play the Findlay Oilers this Saturday in their last travel game of the season. The Eagles are now 6-3 overall and 5-2 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference while the Oilers are share an overall record with a 5-1 record in...

Washington inches closer to AU freshman rushing record

Washington currently has 963 rushing yards compiled from his nine games with AU

Dean Paolucci, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Since joining the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in 1995, the Ashland University football team has produced three players that have won the GLIAC Freshman of the Year Award. Defensive lineman Jaime Meder, who is currently a free agent in the National Football League, won the award...

Eagle football looks to take another GLIAC win on Saturday over Saginaw Valley State Cardinals

Quarterback Austin Brenner throws a pass downfield against Michigan Tech

Evan Laux, NEWS & OPINION EDITOR

October 30, 2019

The Ashland University football team, which is now 5-3 overall and 4-2 in GLIAC play, will travel to University Center, Mich. to play the Saginaw Valley State University Cardinals on Saturday. The Eagles are coming off of a victory against Michigan Tech, in which the team came out on top in the pouring...

Eagles bounce back against Huskies, win 21-12

Ashland University running back Gei'vonni Washington eluding Michigan Tech defenders

Dean Paolucci, Reporter

October 28, 2019

Though the weather was not nice on Saturday afternoon, that did not stop the Ashland University football team from getting a 21-12 victory at home against the Michigan Tech Huskies. The Eagles now improve to a record of 5-3 and 4-2 in GLIAC play, which is currently fourth in the GLIAC standings. Meanwhile,...

Ashland University football’s slow starts finally caught up to them

#25 Gei' Vonni Washington being lifted by #15 Austin Brenner during the Homecoming victory over Davenport.

John Margida, Reporter

October 25, 2019

The Ashland University football team has been putting themselves behind the eight ball the past four weeks getting off to slow starts each game. After being able to recover win the first three games, the slow starts finally caught up to them with their 42-41 double overtime loss at Wayne State this past...

Logan Bolin: jackpot king

Logan Bolin walks off the field alongside junior wide receiver Dakota Hobbs before facing the Davenport

Paul Murray, Reporter

October 24, 2019

Junior wide receiver Logan Bolin stepped into the huddle for what would be the last time that game. With only three seconds to spare, the Eagles faced formidable odds. 52 yards away, while playing on the road against one of the best defensive teams in the country. Only in the last five minutes of...

Eagles back home looking to stay above .500

Ashland University football team in the Jack Miller Stadium

Zach Read

October 23, 2019

With almost all chances of postseason action out of reach for Ashland University football’s 2019 campaign, the Eagles will return home this Saturday to try and add “W’s” to their win column from here on out. The Eagles (4-3, 3-2 GLIAC) are coming off a heartbreaking 42-41 double overtime loss...

Eagles travel to Michigan again to face Wayne State on Saturday

Safety Jason Harrison prepares for a play against Davenport

Evan Laux, NEWS & OPINION EDITOR

October 17, 2019

After a slow start to the season, Ashland University’s football team pulled a complete 180 and improved their standings to 4-2 overall and 3-1 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference. For their next competition, the Eagles will travel to Michigan for the third time in the last four...

Eagles defeat Panthers on 96th Homecoming, 30-27

Ashland University Quarterback Austin Brenner during the Homecoming game

Dean Paolucci, Reporter

October 14, 2019

The 96th Homecoming game for the Ashland University football team ended with an Ashland victory, defeating the Davenport University Panthers by a score of 30-27. The win gives the Eagles a third straight win, while also improving the team to a 4-2 record and 3-1 in GLIAC play. The game between...