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Campbellsville University chosen to host 2017 NCAA Victory Bowl; Tigers making third appearance

For the second time in program history, Campbellsville University football has been selected to host the NCCAA Victory Bowl. The Tigers will welcome Southwestern Assemblies of God University on Saturday afternoon at noon at Finley Stadium. Campbellsville hosted its first NCCAA Victory Bowl in 2011, where it captured the bowl title. This is the Tigers third all-time appearance in the NCCAA Victory...

Time Change: Campbellsville University moves Homecoming kickoff to reflect ‘Finley standard time’

Finley Standard Time…. Football team members know what that means. Anyone who played for the Tigers from 1987 until 2002 knows the late football coach Ron Finley always gave a time for his players they would remember. With the 30th anniversary of Fighting Tiger football on the horizon, Vice President for Athletics Rusty Hollingsworth has announced the homecoming kickoff vs. Georgetown College on...

Lindsey Wilson football ranked 12th in NAIA preseason Coaches’ Top 25 Poll

The Lindsey Wilson football team opens the 2016 season ranked 12th in NAIA Preseason Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced on Monday. The Blue Raiders, who moved up one spot from the NAIA Spring Coaches’ Poll, garnered 177 total voting points. The Lindsey Wilson football team opens the 2016 season ranked 12th in NAIA Preseason Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll (LWC Athletics...

Lindsey Wilson cracks top 10 in latest NAIA coaches' football poll; Georgetown now sixth

Lindsey Wilson cracked the top 10 in this week’s NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 football poll, the national office announced.   The Blue Raiders (7-2, 4-0 Mid-South Conference East) come in at No. 10 after receiving 222 points from the panel of national raters. They moved up one spot from No. 11 two days after dismantling visiting Union (Ky.), 49-10.   Lindsey Wilson, rated 10th in the latest NAIA...

Blue Raiders move up to No. 17 in NAIA Coaches Poll; Haney named Player of Week

Two days after defeating No. 25 Kentucky Christian on the road, Lindsey Wilson moved up to No. 17 in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, the national office announced.   The Blue Raiders received 128 total voting points from the panel of national raters, moving ujp three spots from last week after a decisive 31-7 win over then-No. 25 Kentucky Christian.   Joining the Blue Raiders in...

Sports Notes: Second-half defensive effort gave UK's Stoops something to stew over

Head coach Mark Stoops wasn’t happy with his team’s second-half defense in Saturday’s 59-14 rout of Tennessee Martin (Photo from UK Athletics)   Given the kind of football seasons Kentucky has put together the past two years, it’s hard to find much negative to say about the Wildcats’ 59-14 win Saturday before 50,000 fans in Commonwealth Stadium.   But being a...

'Battle of Highway 55' goes to Lindsey Wilson after first ever football win at Campbellsville

Lindsey Wilson won the Battle for Highway 55, defeating Campbellsville on the road for the first time in program history (Photo from Lindsey Wilson Athletics)   No. 18 Lindsey Wilson withstood a fierce second-half rally by host Campbellsville to secure a 44-40 victory over the Tigers on Thursday evening at Ron Finley Stadium.   The win gave the Blue Raiders bragging rights in the Battle of...

Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame announces All-Commonwealth team

The Community Trust Bank announced its 2014 Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame All Commonwealth Team at the recent Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Louisville.   Student-athletes selected to the Community Trust Bank All-Commonwealth Team represent the best college football players that the state of Kentucky has to offer, while their dedication to the game has contributed significantly to...