Streaming viewership for James Madison sports has been well above the conference average since the Colonial Athletic Association signed a media rights deal with FloSports in 2019. But the switch to the subscription-based FloSports service saw a drop in JMU football viewers compared to the Du…
Monday, September 27, 2021
He will make his team hyperaware of the circumstance they need to prepare for this week.
Sunday, September 26, 2021
Through the first month of the campaign, five heavyweights have looked nearly flawless during the early portion of their schedules.
After back-to-back losses, Bridgewater College football is looking for a way to get back on track before a trip to Shenandoah next Saturday.
Friday, September 24, 2021
There was no guarantee this unique, unlike-any-other career would actually continue into a seventh season.
Scott Lemn’s first few games as coach at Bridgewater College have provided some opportunities to reflect on how he became the man to take over the successful Eagles program.
Thursday, September 23, 2021
His catch on fourth-and-1 in the opening quarter kept James Madison’s first touchdown drive alive against Weber State this past Saturday, and ultimately enabled the Dukes to take their first lead in the top 10 showdown they’d eventually win 37-24.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Before arriving at James Madison, second-year Dukes coach Mark Byington went against Alonzo Sule multiple times. Byington, then the head coach at Georgia Southern, always worried about how to stop Sule, then a power forward for Sun Belt Conference foe Texas State.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
His game day visit to Bridgeforth Stadium confirmed the decision he was ready to make.
If recruiting is the lifeblood of success or failure in the sport of college football, which many coaches across the country will insist upon, then it can indicate what the next handful of seasons will look like for any program.
Matt Lewis will get a shot at the NBA.
Monday, September 20, 2021
BRIDGEWATER — Through the first three weeks of the season, Bridgewater College has excelled in several aspects of the game. But as the Eagles come off their first loss, a 31-13 setback Saturday against Randolph-Macon, they are looking for a way to get the running game going.
Josh Sarratt’s 88-yard scoop-and-score touchdown this past Saturday against Weber State was his first critical contribution as a member of James Madison’s football program.
Sunday, September 19, 2021
While traveling the furthest west its ever played, James Madison earned the most important victory in Week 3 of FCS action.
This wasn’t the win-or-go-home circumstances they had met under previously.
Saturday, September 18, 2021
On Saturday, James Madison made the most of the marquee non-conference game on its schedule at Stewart Stadium in Ogden, Utah.
At halftime, James Madison has all the momentum as it leads Weber State, 17-3, at Stewart Stadium in Ogden, Utah. Here are some observations from the first half.
BRIDGEWATER — Randolph-Macon showed it remains the team to beat in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, rolling into Bridgewater College and leaving Saturday still unbeaten after a 31-13 victory against the Eagles.
Friday, September 17, 2021
A week ago, after he and Bridgewater College finished off a victory at Southern Virginia, Eagles senior running back Demetreus Jalepes told his teammates they’d have to play even better this Saturday against Randolph-Macon, a game he said might wind up deciding the Old Dominion Athletic Conf…
The recent history between the two sides allows for easy recognition of what’s at stake on Saturday evening.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
The remarkable run continued for Spotswood golf on Thursday.
Home games against the Virginia Cavaliers highlight the 2021-22 schedules for both the James Madison men's and women's basketball programs, but both teams also added some intriguing road matchups as they aim for returns to the NCAA Tournament.
As James Madison gets ready to open conference play, Dukes volleyball coach Lauren Steinbrecher is happy with the way her team performed in the opening weeks of the season.
The menacing, stop-everything-up-front defense is back at its usual tricks.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
After 42 years it’s difficult to know for sure which stories are true and which are tall tales.
ELKTON — There were moments on Wednesday where Tyler Nickel's eyes wandered around the East Rockingham gym into the crowd in front of him.
Embedded in the roots of his program is the some of the education Jay Hill acquired when he first cracked into the coaching profession.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
James Madison running back and kick returner Solomon Vanhorse was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated (DWI) early Sunday morning in Harrsionburg, according to an arrest record.
Monday, September 13, 2021
This kind of matchup is the rarity.
He’s in a spot most quarterbacks can only try to get to in their college careers.
The season is young, but so far experience is paying off big time for Bridgewater College.
Sunday, September 12, 2021
Add two more FCS programs to the list of those in the subdivision to knock off FBS squads this season.
Isaac Ukwu could only grin.
Saturday, September 11, 2021
His humility is admirable, especially because he has the right to take every bit of credit.
Cohesion like that doesn’t just reveal itself this time of year.
Two long scoring throws from Cole Johnson to Antwane Wells Jr. ignited No. 3 James Madison in its 55-7 rout of Maine on Saturday afternoon in Colonial Athletic Association action at Bridgeforth Stadium.
BUENA VISTA — Chase Rosenthal came back in a big way for Bridgewater College as the Eagles rolled to a 35-17 victory Saturday at Southern Virginia.
James Madison leads Maine, 24-0, midway through Saturday’s contest at Bridgeforth Stadium.
Friday, September 10, 2021
RICHMOND — No. 4 Ohio State used 12 kills from Gabby Gonzales to sweep James Madison, 25-17, 25-22, 25-14 in a non-conference neutral site volleyball match at the Siegel Center on Friday afternoon.
Perhaps a new opportunity for James Madison to jump from the FCS to the FBS is nearing.
Bridgewater College had a distinct size advantage across both lines last week when the Eagles cruised past Gettysburg for a season-opening victory. Saturday when BC heads down to Buena Vista to take on Southern Virginia, that won’t be the case.
The consensus is his influence will appear with every snap on Saturday.
Thursday, September 09, 2021
Dave Riggert is getting ready for the whirlwind.
Two schools, which have never met before, will begin the 2023 campaign against each other.
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
James Madison coaches waited a long time to get recruits on campus for an official visit. Once the men’s basketball staff did, the results were immediate.
There’s confidence James Madison can adequately fill the 6-foot-5, 311-pound hole left behind by the injured All-American Liam Fornadel.
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
He had to wait until his fourth year on campus to start for the first time.
Monday, September 06, 2021
Throughout the past couple of decades, James Madison has gotten used to finishing atop the CAA women’s basketball standings more often than not. So after a relatively disappointing second-place finish in 2020-21, the Dukes are back on campus with a high level of motivation.
For the second straight season, James Madison is tasked with replacing its best offensive lineman.
Sunday, September 05, 2021
The disparity between those in FBS and those in FCS is tighter this fall than ever before.