Sean O'Regan can't help but feel like his James Madison squad let a couple of road games get away against top CAA contenders Towson and Delaware.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Erika Nettles scored 13 points and had eight rebounds, but Bridgewater fell 64-56 to Shenandoah in Old Dominion Athletic Conference women’s basketball action in Winchester on Wednesday.
BRIDGEWATER — Alec Topper drove the baseline, drew contact and finished at the basket late in the second half.
James Madison quarterback Cole Johnson was named the 2021 College Football Performance Awards FCS National Performer of the Year on Wednesday.
For the second time in a week, James Madison will try to knock an undefeated team off the top of the Colonial Athletic Association standings.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
James Madison’s defense was fantastic, but the Dukes’ shooting was awful as Delaware held off JMU for a 64-57 victory Tuesday night in Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball action in Newark, Del.
Fresh off a top-four finish at the 2021 Women’s College World Series, the James Madison softball team was officially ranked No. 25 in the country in the D1Softball Preseason poll on Tuesday.
The connection between Zach Hatter and Aviwe Mahlong was almost instant.
Tensions tend to run high when James Madison and Elon get together on the hardwood.
Sitting behind a group of seniors, Devyn Coles wasn’t an everyday starting defensive back at Highland Springs High School until his senior season.
Monday, January 17, 2022
This time James Madison suffered a slow start it couldn’t overcome.
It was quite the week for Charles Falden and the James Madison men’s basketball team.
Tim Jones brought the ball up the court and quickly attacked the basket less than two minutes into the game at No. 1 Randolph-Macon last week.
Sunday, January 16, 2022
Just weeks into the season, Bridgewater women’s basketball coach Jason Asbell saw the growth.
James Madison couldn’t hold onto a second-half lead Sunday at Towson as the Tigers snapped a three-game winning streak for JMU with a 79-70 victory in Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball action.
There was progress, but not enough to overcome its offensive inefficiencies.
Saturday, January 15, 2022
James Madison arrived in Williamsburg on Friday, but the Dukes didn’t show up for the first 10 minutes of Saturday’s game at William & Mary.
Friday, January 14, 2022
A trio of Bridgewater College football players were named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors College Division All-State Team, the organization announced on Friday.
Jarius Reimonenq said he was in seventh grade when he wanted to go to a football summer camp. His father, Tony, agreed to take him if he was able to raise the funds to pay for the registration fees.
James Madison has been playing better, no doubt, thanks in large part to increased production from sophomore center Anna Goodman.
James Madison hits the road for a Saturday afternoon game against the most surprising team of the early Colonial Athletic Association schedule.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Eastern Mennonite sophomore Paris Hutchinson, a former Wilson Memorial standout, and Bridgewater’s Grace Hayes were named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) All-State Volleyball Second Team on Thursday, the organization announced.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Former Harrisonburg standout Constance Komara had 17 points, five rebounds and three steals as Eastern Mennonite earned its first Old Dominion Athletic Conference win of the season with a 69-53 victory over Virginia Wesleyan in women’s basketball action in Yoder Arena on Wednesday.
It’s 5 a.m. and Curt Cignetti is sitting in his second-floor office at the Robert & Frances Plecker Athletic Performance Center. A pair of James Madison helmets sit on a shelf to his right as he’s on his computer, clipping game film of prospective transfers the Dukes are eyeing in the tr…
For somebody who thrives in the college football recruiting world the way James Madison coach Curt Cignetti does, the Dukes’ upcoming move to the Sun Belt Conference might make him feel a little like a kid unwrapping new toys on Christmas morning.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Down to just eight scholarship players at game time, it didn’t turn out to be an issue for James Madison as the Dukes cruised past visiting Northeastern 89-66 Tuesday night in Colonal Athletic Association men’s basketball action at the Atlantic Union Bank Center.
Tim Jones scored 11 points and dished out nine assists and also surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his career, but Eastern Mennonite suffered an 82-55 road loss to Old Dominion Athletic Conference power Randolph-Macon, the No. 1 team in Division III men’s basketball, on Tuesday.
As James Madison transitions to the Sun Belt, the caliber of high school recruits may go up in the next batch of players.
Monday, January 10, 2022
After guiding Eastern Mennonite to a pair of Old Dominion Athletic Conference victories last week, point guard Tim Jones has been named the conference’s Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.
Coming off a four-week layoff that saw several players test positive for COVID-19, James Madison saw fatigue factor into a Sunday afternoon loss to Hofstra.
James Madison has had a successful lineage of quarterbacks since Vad Lee helped establish the Dukes as a FCS power during the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
Sunday, January 09, 2022
Aviwe Mahlong, a former Eastern Mennonite school standout, scored a career-high 26 points to go along with four rebounds and a trio of assists and Eastern Mennonite earned its second straight win in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play with a 79-72 road victory over Randolph on Saturday.
James Madison made the clutch defensive plays it had all season in the final two minutes of Sunday’s Colonial Athletic Association opener against Hofstra.
It took some clutch play down the stretch, but James Madison finished a Colonial Athletic Association weekend sweep with a 59-57 victory against Elon on Sunday at the Atlantic Union Bank Center in Harrisonburg.
Don’t be alarmed if you hear an occasional quack come from the Eastern Mennonite women’s basketball locker room after a win.
Friday, January 07, 2022
Shorthanded and coming off a rough non-conference stretch, James Madison opened up Colonial Athletic Association play in impressive fashion Friday night at the Atlantic Union Bank Center.
It appears James Madison might finally play again.
It was a busy week for James Madison football, as the program welcomed two transfers and lost a standout wide receiver to the transfer portal.
Thursday, January 06, 2022
As James Madison gets ready for its final run through the Colonial Athletic Association, it’s seeming more and more likely the Dukes might do it without a key player in sophomore Peyton McDaniel.
Terrance Greene Jr. walked into Bridgeforth Stadium for the first time as a visiting player during the 2019 FCS playoffs and knew something felt different.
Tim Jones scored a career-high 32 points, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out six assists as Eastern Mennonite rallied to win a high-scoring Old Dominion Athletic Conference men’s basketball contest with a 91-83 victory over Washington and Lee at Yoder Arena on Wednesday.
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
The honors keep coming in for James Madison’s two-way standout Chase DeLauter.
The start of the conference season has been delayed for the James Madison women’s basketball program as COVID-19 continues to affect the sport around the nation. But the Dukes believe they will be ready to play a pair of games this weekend as long as their scheduled opponents can compete.
After a standout redshirt freshman season, James Madison wide receiver Antwane Wells Jr. entered the transfer portal Wednesday morning, he announced via social media.
Tuesday, January 04, 2022
After a lengthy tenure as a standout player for the Bridgewater College women’s soccer team, Sydney Davis is returning to the program this season as a member of the coaching staff.
When Mike Greene saw NFL scouts show up to watch defensive linemen Ron’Dell Carter and John Daka a couple years ago, he said he knew what he wanted to do.
As James Madison continues to deal with the effects of positive COVID-19 cases within the program, anticipated NCAA rule changes have also complicated how the Dukes move forward.
Monday, January 03, 2022
Bethany College showed Bridgewater something it wasn’t expecting in the non-district meeting between the two teams on Dec. 17.
As the team stood in line, though, one player stood above the rest with her shoulders at her teammates' heads.
Sunday, January 02, 2022
Canon Secord, a Turner Ashby graduate who has excelled at Bridgewater College for the past four years, is headed to play for his father at James Madison.