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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The Local Slant

Article from
By Aaron Bruce

Staff Writer

Starting off their game on Saturday, expectations were high for the Gulls, with it being family weekend as well as another home game in front of anxious Salisbury fans.
However, the anticipation was greeted with a disappointing conclusion, as the Sydney-Hampden Tigers marched into Salisbury and defeated the Sea Gulls 32-28.
The Gulls’ performance against Husson University last week revealed 672 yards of total offense, 27 first downs and 11 offensive touchdowns in a matchup the Gulls won 84-7....

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Up next - Salisbury Seagulls

This week our Tigers travel to Salisbury, MD to play the Seagulls of Salisbury State University.  The Seagulls have a 3 - 0 record.  They have won the 3 games by a whopping margin of - get this 155 to 24!  In cluding an 84 to 7 win this past weekend against Husson (See Article below from Salisbury's website).  We have a common opponent in NC Wesleyan.  The Seagulls defeated Wesleyan 13 to 7. 

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BANGOR, Maine – The Salisbury University football team claimed a dominant 84-7 victory on...

Article from RTD

Article from Friday's Richmond Times Dispatch

The statistic 36-0 hangs in the locker room at Hampden-Sydney (2-0). Why? Because the Tigers have been outscored 36-0 in the fourth quarter this season.
In their first game against Averett, the second string didn't perform as well as the starters. Hampden-Sydney held a 45-7 lead going into the fourth quarter and finished with a 45-30 win.

In the second game, against N.C. Wesleyan, however, H-SC almost lost its 21-6 lead but escaped with a 21-19 win...

AD Bush Set to Retire

Joe Bush, who has served as Hampden-Sydney College's athletic director for the past 18 years, has announced he will retire at the end of the fall semester.  Bush cited "family issues" as his reason for retirement.
"It seemed like the right time," Bush said.  He considered retiring over the summer, but decided to stay for the remainder of the semester to ease the school's search for his replacement...

Video from the Sewanee Game

The Local Slant

Below is the article on the Sewanee Website about yesterday's beating.
The second quarter proved to be a killer for the Sewanee football team today. After holding the Tigers of Hampden-Sydney College to just three points in the first stanza, Sewanee gave up four touchdowns in the second period as Hampden-Sydney went up 31-0 and never looked back. Hampden-Sydney would add one more touchdown in the third quarter to make it 38-0, a score that would stand until the final buzzer.

Things started slowly for the visiting Sewanee Tigers ...

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Around the ODAC

W & L Wins at Sewanee
CUA Takes Care of the Builders
E & H's Jakeem Rutherford
Guilford Drops to 0-2 
RMC Beats #19 Hopkins

ODAC Teams went 6-1 last week.

HSC 21 NCW 19
RMC 41 John Hopkins 37
W & L 48 Sewanee 17
E & H 28 Greensboro 6
Bridgewater 38 Shenandoah 31
Guilford 21 Methodist 26

Monday, September 13, 2010

Parker Recognized

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY —Clayton Michael Parker, a senior at Hampden-Sydney College, has been inducted into the Gamma Chapter of Chi Beta Phi at the college. The national honorary science society recognizes and rewards academic excellence in the sciences and encourages participation in scientific fields.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

The Local Slant on Yesterday's Game

Article from the NC Wesleyan Website:

Hampden-Sydney, VA - In a game featuring two NCAA Tournament teams from a season ago, it was Hampden-Sydney which prevailed 21-19 over North Carolina Wesleyan on Saturday afternoon in Virginia. Though the Tigers took an early 21-6 lead, the Blue & Gold scored 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to make it 21-19 with 45 seconds to go. Hampden-Sydney, however, came up with the big stop on the two point conversion attempt to move to 2-0 on the young season. The Bishops are now 0-2 overall.
After Hampden-Sydney took an early 7-0 lead, ...

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

John Chambers Honored

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, VA (09/08/2010)(readMedia)-- At Opening Convocation on Thursday, August 26, John Robert Chambers, a sophomore at Hampden-Sydney College, received the Omicron Delta Kappa Award. The ODK Award was established in 1974 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Lambda Circle and has been endowed by generous contributions from ODK alumni. This scholarship is awarded annually to a member of the sophomore class who demonstrated real leadership in their freshman year....

Mid-Week Preview

Below is the article from Salisbury State website the outcome of the NC Wesleyan Game.  There is not an article as of today on the NC Wesleyan site.  Salisbury won the game 13 to 7. 

SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury University football team kicked off its 2010 season on Saturday night at Sea Gull Stadium, holding on for a 13-7 victory against North Carolina Wesleyan College. The win avenged a 24-17 loss from the 2009 season.

The Salisbury defense set the tone for the first half on the opening drive when junior Brandon Lemon made a leaping interception in front of the Salisbury sideline....

Sunday, September 5, 2010

ODAC Teams go 5 and 2 in openers

Click here to see articles on yesterday's ODAC games.

Sep. 4
Randolph-Macon 54 Methodist 14
Bridgewater 19 St. Vincent 14
Washington & Lee 7 Frank. & Marsh. 35
Hampden-Sydney 45 Averett 30
Emory & Henry 23 Ferrum 17 Final - 2OT
Catholic 16 Shenandoah 13
Greensboro 17 Guilford 15

The Local Slant on Yesterday's Game

Below is an article from the home town paper of the Averett Cougars.  To read the article on the site click here.

The outcome of Averett’s season opener against Hampden-Sydney was already well determined by the time freshman quarterback Kirkland Brown finally took the reins of the Cougars’ offense....

Nice Article on Travis Lane

Below is an article from the Times Dispatch on HSC QB Travis Lane

The imprint Corey Sedlar left on Hampden-Sydney football will be seen for years to come. Look no farther than the ODAC record book, where his name can be found in the top four of every passing category.

The man standing in his shadow, about to take his place, is junior Travis Lane. He has the arduous task of keeping Hampden-Sydney's relentless passing game a thing of the present and not just the past.
"Obviously, it's tough with everyone knowing Corey and...

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Thursday, September 2, 2010

D3 Preview Mentions HSC

The ODAC, with Hampden-Sydney. I think the Tigers are a little stronger than we give them credit for entering their opener with Averett. How many times has a Marty Favret offense plugged in another quarterback and been off to the races? I remember worrying about a Favret offense once. That was 1998, however.

Click here to read the entire article.

ODAC Preview

Below is an article from  on all the ODAC conference teams.

ODAC preview

Date published: 9/2/2010
By Steve DeShazo

Returning playmakers on both sides of the ball make Hampden-Sydney the favorite to win its third Old Dominion Athletic Conference title in the past four years.
Junior running back Kirk Rohle led the ODAC in scoring (17 touchdowns), rushed for 854 yards and caught 49 passes for the Tigers (10-1, 6-0) last season. He should keep the heat off new starting quarterback Travis Lane.
Also back is senior defensive end Will Riggenbach, the reigning ODAC defensive player of the year. He had a league-high 14.5 sacks for the ODAC's best defense....

Kickoff is 48 hour away!

Click here to read the pre-game notes from the Averett website.