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Hayden selected PAC Defensive Player of the Year; 13 tabbed all-conference

Nov. 14 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany linebacker Donavan Hayden was named the PAC Defensive Player of the Year announced the league office Monday afternoon.

PAC names Hayden Defensive Player of the Week

Nov. 14 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – After establishing the Bethany career tackles record, senior linebacker Donavan Hayden was tabbed the PAC Defensive Player of the Week announced the league office Monday afternoon.

Bison fourth quarter rally tops Saint Vincent on Senior Day, 32-31

Nov. 12 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football team scored 19-unanswered points in the fourth quarter to rally for a 32-31 win over Saint Vincent Saturday afternoon on Senior Day at Bison Stadium.

Bethany to host Saint Vincent on Senior Day

Nov. 11 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team concludes the 2016 season when they entertain Saint Vincent at Bison Stadium on Senior Day. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

Ambush, Bison roll over Grove City, 33-14

Nov. 5 – BETHANY, W.Va. – Led by a 10-catch, 192-yard and two touchdown performance by senior wide receiver Tyler Ambush, the Bison earned a 33-14 win over Grove City in a PAC game Saturday afternoon at Bison Stadium.

Bison return home to face Grove City Saturday

Nov. 3 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team closes the 2016 season with a two-game home stand, beginning on Saturday, November 5 when it hosts Grove City College in a PAC game. Kick-off is set for 1:30 p.m.

Football falls at No. 13 Thomas More, 30-7

Oct. 29 – CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – The Bethany College football team was defeated 30-7 by No. 13 Thomas More in a PAC matchup Saturday afternoon.

Bison travel to No. 13 Thomas More Saturday

Oct. 27 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will go on the road to take on No. 13 Thomas More in a PAC matchup on Saturday, October 29 at 12 p.m.

Football falls short at Washington & Jefferson, 37-36

Oct. 15 – WASHINGTON, Pa. – Despite over 500 yards of total offense, the Bethany College football team was edged 37-36 by Washington & Jefferson in PAC play Saturday night.

Bison head to Washington & Jefferson for PAC matchup Saturday night

Oct. 14 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team (1-5, 0-4 PAC) will hop the West Virginia-Pennsylvania border to take on PAC rival Washington & Jefferson (4-1, 2-1 PAC) on Saturday October 15 at Cameron Stadium. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.

Hayden tabbed PAC Defensive Player of the Week

Oct. 10 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – After posting the top single-game tackle total in the league this season, Bethany College senior linebacker Donavan Hayden was named the PAC Defensive Player of the Week announced the league office Monday afternoon.

Football defeated by Case Western Reserve on Homecoming

Oct. 8 – BETHANY, W.Va. – Despite forcing four turnovers, the Bison were defeated 37-14 by Case Western Reserve at Bison Stadium on Homecoming Saturday afternoon.

Football to host undefeated Case Western Reserve on Homecoming

Oct. 7 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will entertain Case Western Reserve in a PAC matchup at its annual Homecoming game on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.

Bison dealt loss at Carnegie Mellon, 49-26

Oct. 1 - PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Bison were handed a 49-26 loss by Carnegie Mellon Saturday night in PAC action Saturday night at Gesling Stadium.

Football looks to bounce back at Carnegie Mellon

Sept. 29– BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team looks to snap a three-game skid when it heads to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday to take on Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) foe Carnegie Mellon at 6 p.m.

Bison knocked off by Westminster, 38-9

BETHANY, W.Va. (Sept. 24) – The Bison were dealt a 38-9 loss by Westminster in PAC play Saturday evening at Bison Stadium.

Football Duo Recognized by ECAC

Sept. 20 – DANBURY, Conn. – Bethany College quarterback Chase Kinemond (Shadyside, Ohio/Shadyside) and freshman running back Raekwon Wright (Baltimore, Md./Patterson) received honors from the East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) for their performances this past week in the 57-47 loss to Thiel.

Junior Chase Kinemond Named PAC Offensive Player of the Week

Sept. 19 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany College quarterback Chase Kinemond was named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the 57-47 loss to Thiel on Saturday.

Several Bison Break Records in 57-47 Shootout Loss to Thiel

Sept. 17 - GREENVILLE, Pa. - The Bethany football team was defeated by Thiel in a 57-47 shootout on Saturday. The game saw over 1,000 yards of combined total offense with several Bison breaking single-game College records.

Geneva Pulls Away Late to Defeat Bison

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – The Bethany College defense held Geneva scoreless for three quarters, but the Golden Tornadoes scored three times in the final period to claim a 21-0 victory over the Bison Saturday night in rainy Beaver Falls, Pa.

Donovan Hayden Named PAC Defensive Player of the Week

Sept. 6 - GREENVILLE, Pa. - Senior linebacker Donovan Hayden has been named the Presidents' Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his opening day performance against Ursinus.

Bison Get All-Around Effort in Opening Day Victory

Sept. 3 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team defeated Ursinus, 23-13 in the 2016 season opener at Bison Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Bethany Football Looks to Take Next Step in 2016

Aug. 29 – BETHANY, W.Va. - Looking to continue their climb up the ladder in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference, the Bison football program will turn to a solid nucleus of returning starters to improve on a .500 record from a season ago.

Bison Football Selected Sixth in PAC Preseason Coaches' Poll

August 3 – LATROBE, Pa. – The Bethany College football team, who has notched five wins or more in back-to-back seasons, was selected sixth in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, announced the PAC on Wednesday. The poll was released in conjunction with the conference’s media day, held on the campus of Saint Vincent College.

Bethany Football's Daniel Gibson to Play for Team USA at IFAF U-19 World Championships

June 27 – HARBIN, CHINA – Bethany College football sophomore defensive tackle, Daniel Gibson (Pittsburgh, Pa./Woodland Hills), has been selected to take part in the 2016 International Federation of American Football (IFAF) Under-19 World Championships. Gibson will play as a member of the USA Football U-19 team.

Eric Blinn Participates in Duquesne University Pro Day

March 17 – PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Looking to continue his football career, Bethany College and Presidents’ Athletic Conference all-time leading receiver Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) recently participated in front of numerous NFL scouts at a Pro Day hosted by Duquesne University.

Bison Football Releases 2016 Schedule

Feb. 9 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football program and third-year head coach Bill Garvey have announced the Bison’s 2016 slate of games. The schedule features five home dates at Bethany’s Bison Stadium, as well as the return of the reigning conference champions, Thomas More College.

Bison Football Places Three on ECAC DIII South Regional All-Star Teams

Dec. 18 - DANBURRY, Conn. – A trio of Bethany College football standouts have been recognized by the Eastern College Athletic Conference, as seniors Eric Blinn and Nadim Raddar, as well as junior Aaron Frye, have been selected to the ECAC DIII Football South Regional All-Star Teams, announced the ECAC on Friday. Blinn and Raddar were chosen as first-team selections, while Frye earned second-team laurels.

Bison Football's Eric Blinn Named Second-Team All-South Region Selection

Dec. 7 - MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – For the third time in his storied career, Presidents’ Athletic Conference and Bethany College all-time leading receiver, Eric Blinn, has been recognized as an All-South Region selection by D3football.com. Blinn, who earned third-team honors following his sophomore and junior seasons, was given a second-team nod following a record-setting senior season.

Bison Football Standouts Eric Blinn and Beau Bertus to Compete in Sixth-Annual National Bowl

December 3 – MIAMI, Fla. – Bethany College senior standouts, receiver Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) and offensive lineman Beau Bertus (Parkersburg, W. Va./Parkersburg South), will take their talents to South Beach as they compete in the National Bowl on Sunday, December 6 at FIU Stadium on the campus of Florida International University.

Bison Football Honored with 16 All-Conference Selections

Nov. 16 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Led by first-team selections, seniors Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) and Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill), as well as junior Aaron Frye (Vandergrift, Pa./Kiski), the Bethany College football team was awarded with 16 All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference honors, announced the PAC on Tuesday afternoon.

Strong Fourth Quarter Lifts Bison Football Over Saint Vincent

Nov. 14 – Latrobe, Pa. – The Bethany College football team earned their third-straight victory, defeating Saint Vincent College, 35-27, on Saturday afternoon. The Bison scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to defeat the Bearcats and become ECAC Bowl eligible for the second-straight season.

Bison Football to Travel to Saint Vincent for Regular Season Finale

Nov. 12 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team will look to close out the regular season with a three-game winning streak as they travel to Latrobe, Pa. on Saturday to take on the Bearcats of Saint Vincent College. A win for the Green & White would move Bethany back to the .500 mark, making the Bison ECAC Bowl eligible for the second year in a row.

Jalen Holmes Named to D3football.com Team of the Week

Nov. 3 – BETHANY, W. Va. – After leading the Bethany football team to a 58-26 win over Grove City College on Saturday, junior Jalen Holmes has been named to the D3football.com Team of the Week, as announced by the website on Tuesday morning. Holmes becomes the third player from the Bison this season to be given the award.

Bethany's Jalen Holmes Earns PAC Offensive Player of the Week Honors

Nov. 2 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – After shouldering the workload Bison football’s 58-26 victory over Grove City, Bethany single-season rushing record holder, Jalen Holmes (New Castle, Pa./New Castle) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Jalen Holmes Re-Writes Record Books as Bison Football Pummels Grove City

Oct. 31 – BETHANY, W. Va. - In a day that celebrated the Bethany College senior class, it was junior Jalen Holmes (New Castle, Pa./New Castle) that stole the show as the Bison football team trounced Grove City College, 58-26, on Saturday afternoon.

Bison Football to Welcome Grove City for Senior Day

Oct. 28 – BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team will look to close out the home portion of their regular season with a win as they host Grove City College for Senior Day at Bison Stadium. The Bison enter the game with a 3-5 record, 2-4 in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference while the Wolverines are still searching for their first win of the year at 0-7, 0-5 in the PAC.

Eric Blinn/Nadim Raddar Named to D3football.com National Team of the Week

Oct. 27 - BETHANY, W. Va. - After leading the Bison football team to a 41-15 victory over Geneva College on Saturday, seniors Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill) and Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) were named to the D3football.com National Team of the Week.

Nadim Raddar Earns PAC Defensive Player of the Week Honors

Oct. 26 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – After helping lead the Bethany College football team to a 41-15 victory over Geneva College on Saturday, Bison senior defensive end Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Player of the Week, announced the PAC on Monday afternoon.

Bison Football Rolls to 41-15 Win Over Geneva

Oct. 24 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Sparked by a season-best eight sacks from the defense, the Bethany College football team rolled over Geneva College en route to a 41-15 victory on Saturday afternoon at Bison Stadium.

Bison Football Returns Home For Week Eight Matchup with Geneva

Oct. 21 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team will look to stop a three-game slide as they host Geneva College on Saturday at Bison Stadium. The Bison enter the contest with a 2-5 mark, including a 1-3 record in conference play, while the Golden Tornadoes come into the game with a 2-4 record and a 1-3 mark in the PAC.

Bethany Football Falls Short at #16 W&J

Oct. 17 – WASHINGTON, Pa. – In a high-scoring affair that saw the two team’s combine for 108 points, the Bethany College football team (2-5, 1-4 PAC) dropped a 66-42 decision to #16 Washington & Jefferson College on Saturday evening at Cameron Stadium.

Week 7 Game Notes: Bison Football Set for PAC Bout with #16 W&J

Oct. 14 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team will look to turn things around as they travel to Washington, Pa. on Saturday to take on the No. 16 Presidents of Washington & Jefferson College. The Green & White will aim to snap a two-game slide as they face W&J under the lights at 7 p.m.

Bison Football Falls to Carnegie Mellon in PAC Shootout

Oct. 10 – PITTSBURGH, Pa. – In a game that saw 180 total plays and a combined 1,065 total yards, the Bethany College football team (2-4, 1-3 PAC) dropped a 56-35 decision to Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday evening in Pittsburgh.

Bison Football Looks to Get Back on Track at Carnegie Mellon

Oct. 7 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team will look to get back to the .500 mark in conference play as they travel to Carnegie Mellon for the first time since 2006. The matchup between the Bison and Tartans is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start.

Bethany Football Drops Homecoming Bout With Case Western

Oct. 3 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team dropped a 59-20 decision to visiting Case Western Reserve University on Saturday afternoon. During the game, the Bison also honored the 2015 Bethany Athletics Hall of Fame class, as well as the 1965 Presidents’ Athletic Conference Championship football team.

Week Five Game Notes: Bison Football Welcomes Case Western for Homecoming 2015

Sept. 30 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team (2-2, 1-1 PAC) will look to win their fourth-straight Homecoming decision when they welcome Case Western Reserve University to Bison Stadium for the first time since 1982.

Bethany's Donavan Hayden Named PAC Defensive Player of the Week

Sept. 28 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – After helping lead the Bethany College football team to a 27-14 victory over Waynesburg University on Saturday, Bison linebacker Donavan Hayden (Hyattsville, Md./Northwestern) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

Bison Football Upends Waynesburg University 27-14

Sept. 26 – WAYNESBURG, Pa. – The Bethany College football team (2-2, 1-1 PAC), proved that it could win a football game in multiple ways as the Green & White tallied a 27-14 victory over Waynesburg University on Saturday afternoon in Waynesburg.

Bethany Football Looks to Rebound in Conference Clash with Waynesburg

Sept. 24 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team (1-2, 0-1 PAC), will take to the road for the first time since week one, when they travel to Waynesburg University for a bout with the Yellow Jackets on Saturday afternoon.

Bison Football Drops Conference Opener to Westminster

Sept. 19 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bison football team opened Presidents’ Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon against Westminster College at Bison Stadium. Four second-half turnovers befell the Green & White, as Bethany dropped the contest, 38-24.

Bison Football Set for Conference Opener Against Westminster

Sept. 17 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team (1-1) will look to carry the momentum from a 51-16 victory over Thiel into their conference season, as they open Presidents’ Athletic Conference play against Westminster College (1-1) on Saturday at 1 p.m.

Eric Blinn Named PAC Offensive Player of the Week

SEPT. 14 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – After a record-setting week which helped the Bison football team to a 51-16 victory over Thiel College, Bethany senior wide receiver Eric Blinn has been honored as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week, announced the PAC on Monday afternoon.

Bethany Football Dominates Thiel in Home Opener

Sept. 12 - BETHANY, W. Va. - Led by a record-setting day from senior wideout Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) the Bethany College football team could do no wrong on the offensive side of the ball. The Green & White raced past Thiel College, 51-16, on Saturday evening at Bison Stadium.

Bison Football Looks For Bounce-Back Win Against Thiel

Sept. 10 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team (0-1) will look to pull their regular-season record to .500 as they open the home portion of their schedule against Thiel College on Saturday. The contest will take place under the lights at Bison Stadium at 7:00 p.m. Full game notes can be viewed below.

Bison Football Drops Season Opener at #2 Mount Union

Sept. 5 – ALLIANCE, Ohio – The Bethany College football team (0-1) opened their 2015 campaign against the University of Mount Union on Saturday afternoon. The Bison dropped the game by a final of 47-0 to the Purple Raiders, who entered the contest ranked second in the country by D3Football.com.

Bison Football Set for Season Opener at #2 Mount Union

Sept. 2 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team will look to start off the 2015 season on the right foot, as they travel to Alliance, Ohio to take on the second-ranked Purple Raiders of the University of Mount Union on Saturday afternoon. Full game notes can be viewed below.

Bethany Football Eyes Conference Crown In 2015

August 18 – BETHANY, W. Va. - Looking to capture the team’s first conference championship since the 1980 season, the Bethany College football team will aim to build off of last year’s success that saw their best record since 2001. The Green & White will turn to a solid nucleus of returning talent to help the team accomplish even higher goals in 2015.

Former Steeler Charles Lockett Joins Bethany Football Coaching Staff

August 13 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College athletic department and Head Football Coach Bill Garvey are pleased to announce the addition of former Pittsburgh Steeler Charles Lockett to the Bison coaching staff for the 2015 season. Lockett comes to the Bison through the NFL Players’ Association Coaching Internship program.

Bison Football Selected Third In PAC Preseason Coaches' Poll

August 5 – LATROBE, Pa. – The Bethany College football team, who earned a post-season berth for the first time since the 1980 season and a 6-5 record one year ago, earned a third-place selection in the 2015 Presidents’ Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The poll was released in conjunction with the conference’s media day which was held on Wednesday afternoon in Latrobe. Bethany garnered a total of 265 points for their highest preseason ranking in school history.

Bison Football Releases 2015 Schedule

MAY 14 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team has released its 2015 schedule, in which the Bison will compete against the same ten programs that it saw from a 6-4 regular season one year ago.

Bethany's Stephen Amic Invited to Rookie Minicamp by Cincinnati Bengals

May 7 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Former Bethany College special teams standout punter Stephen Amic (McDonald, Pa./West Allegheny) will get an opportunity to sell his skills at the NFL level as the former Bison was invited to the Cincinnati Bengals Rookie Minicamp, which begins on Thursday.

Amic To Participate in 21st USA Football Bowl

Jan. 16 - JACKSON, Miss. – Bethany College football standout, senior punter Stephen Amic (McDonald, Pa./West Allegheny) is set to participate in the 21st annual USA Football Bowl. Candidates for the bowl were selected from the USA College Football, Inc. All-American Teams, which were released earlier in the year.

Bison Football Places Four on ECAC Division III South Regional All-Star Teams

Dec. 22 - DANBURRY, Conn. - Led by Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III South Region Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill) the Bethany College football program has placed four members on the ECAC South All-Star Teams, announced the ECAC on Monday evening.

Stephen Amic To Compete In D3 Senior Classic

Dec. 18 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Bethany College football senior punter Stephen Amic (McDonald, Pa./West Allegheny) has been selected to participate in the 2014 Division III Senior Classic which will be held on Saturday, December 20 in Myrtle Beach, S. C.

Five Bison Named To USA College Football All-American Teams

Dec. 17 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Led by first-team selections, junior Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill) and senior Stephen Amic (McDonald, Pa./West Allegheny), the Bethany college football team placed five players on the USA College Football All-American Teams, announced USAcollegefootball.org this week. Joining Raddar and Amic on the list were senior Wyssmy Despagne (Riverdale, Pa./Parkdale), junior Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) and freshman Chris Ray (Henrico, Va./Mills E. Godwin).

Nadim Raddar Named AFCA All-American

Dec. 10 – WACO, Texas – Bethany College football standout, junior defensive Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill) has been named to the American Football Coaches Association Division III All-American team, announced the AFCA on Tuesday morning.

Nadim Raddar/Eric Blinn Selected to D3Football.com All-Region Teams

Dec. 8 – MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Bethany College standouts, junior defensive end Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill) and junior wideout Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) have been named All-South Region selections by D3Football.com, announced the website on Monday. Raddar earned second-team honors, while Blinn came in as a third-team selection.

Wyssmy Despagne Set To Compete In National Bowl

Dec. 6 - MIAMI, Fla. - Bethany College football standout, senior Wyssmy Despagne (Riverdale, Pa./Parkdale) is set to compete in the National Bowl Game on Sunday, December 7.

Bison Football Falls To Stevenson In ECAC Southeast Bowl

Nov. 22 – OWINGS MILLS, Md. – For the first time since the 1980 campaign, the Bethany College football team competed in post-season action. Things did not go the Bison’s way, however, as the Green & White fell, 29-7, to Stevenson University in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Southeast Bowl on Saturday afternoon.

Bison Football ECAC Southeast Bowl Preview

Nov. 19 - BETHANY, W. Va. - For the first time since the 1980 season, the Bethany College football team will play a post-season contest, as they will travel to Owings Mills, Md. for a contest with Stevenson University in the ECAC Southeast Bowl. Full game notes can be viewed below.

Bison Football Places 15 On All-PAC Teams

Nov. 17 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Following a 6-4 regular season mark, the best since the 2001 campaign, the Bethany College football team saw 15 of its members earn All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) distinction, announced the conference office following voting by the league coaches on Monday. Led by PAC Defensive Player of the Year, Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill), the Bison placed four on the first-team list, three earned second-team laurels and eight were named honorable mention selections.

Bison Football Earns Trip To ECAC Southeast Bowl

Nov. 17 - DANBURY, Conn. - For just the second time in program history, the Bethany College football program (6-4) will play a postseason contest, as the team has been invited to participate in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Southeast Regional bowl game, announced the ECAC on Sunday evening.

Bison Football Drops 41-35 Decision To Saint Vincent

Nov. 15 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Despite rushing for a season-high 336 yards, the Bethany College football team (6-4, 5-3 PAC) dropped a 41-35 decision to Saint Vincent College on Saturday.

Week 10 Game Notes: Bison Football Looks To Finish Regular Season Strong Against St. Vincent

Nov. 12 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team (6-3, 5-2) will look to capture their seventh victory of the season when the Bison host St. Vincent College for senior day on Nov. 15. Full game notes can be seen below.

Big Second Half Propels Bison to 34-9 Victory Over Grove City

Nov. 1 – GROVE CITY, Pa. – Looking to snap a two-game slide, the Bethany College football team (6-3, 5-2 PAC) went into Grove City College on a mission. After a slow first half, the Bison defense fueled a 31-point second half as the Green & White ran away with a 34-9 victory on Saturday.

Week Nine Game Notes: Bison Football Looks to Stop Slide Against Grove City

Oct. 30 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team will look to secure a finish of better than .500 when the Bison travel to Grove City College for a contest with the Wolverines on Saturday, Nov. 1. With a win, the Bison will secure at least a six-win season for the first time since 2001. Full game notes can be seen below.

Bison Football Drops Road Bout To Geneva

Oct. 25 - BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - Despite the defense posting a season-best 17.0 tackles for loss, the Bethany College football (5-3, 4-2) team dropped a 20-14 decision to Geneva College on Saturday evening.

Week Eight Game Notes: Bison Football Looks To Rebound In Conference Clash With Geneva

Oct. 22 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team (5-2, 4-1 PAC) will look to improve their record in night games to 4-0 this season as they travel to Beaver Falls, Pa. for a conference clash with the Golden Tornadoes of Geneva College. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start. Full game notes can be seen below.

Bison Football Falls To #20 W&J In Battle of PAC Leaders

Oct. 18 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team (5-2, 4-1 PAC) held Washington & Jefferson to its season low in points and total yardage, but the Bison offense was unable to get anything going, as the Green & White fell 34-3 on Saturday afternoon.

Week 7 Game Notes: Bison Football Gearing Up For Pivotal PAC Showdown

Oct. 15 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bison football team (5-1, 4-0 PAC) will look to win their sixth-straight game as they host the Presidents of Washington & Jefferson in a clash of Presidents' Athletic Conference leaders. Full game notes can be seen below.

Amic Named to D3Football.com Team of the Week

Oct. 14 - BETHANY, W. Va. - Bethany College football punter, senior Stephen Amic (McDonald, Pa./West Allegheny) has been named to the D3Football.com Team of the Week presented by Scoutware, announced D3Football.com on Tuesday.

Defense Dominates Carnegie Mellon In Bison Football's 19-7 Homecoming Victory

Oct. 11 – BETHANY, W. Va. – If the old adage is true, that defense wins championships, then the Bethany College football team (5-1, 4-0 PAC) could have the golden ticket. The Bison celebrated Homecoming in style as the defense held Carneige Mellon to just 198 total yards and Green & White defeated the Tartans, 19-7, for their fifth-straight victory.

Week 6 Game Notes: Bison Football Strives For Five at Homecoming

Oct. 8 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team (4-1, 3-0 PAC) will look to stay atop the PAC standings and win their fifth-straight game, when they take on Carnegie Mellon University (2-2, 2-2 PAC) on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. The weekend will also be Bethany's Homecoming for the 2014 season. Full game notes can be seen below.

Raddar Earns ECAC Southwest Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Oct. 7 – DANBURY, Conn. - Bethany College junior defensive lineman, Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill), has been named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference Southwest Regional Co-Defensive Player of the Week, announced the ECAC on Tuesday.

Raddar Named PAC Defensive Player of the Week

Oct. 6 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Bethany College football defensive end, junior Nadim Raddar (Laurel, Md./Old Mill), has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, announced the PAC on Monday.

Bison Football Locks Down Case Western for Fourth-Straight Win

October 4 - CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Bethany College football team (4-1, 3-0 PAC) used a solid defensive effort to capture their third-straight conference win, 25-14, over Case Western Reserve University on Saturday. During the contest, junior wideout Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) also broke the Bethany records for receiving yards in a career.

Week 5 Game Notes: Bison Football Looks to Keep Rolling Against Case Western

Sept. 30 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team will look to capture their fourth consecutive victory when they travel to Cleveland, Ohio to take on the Spartans of Case Western Reserve University. The meeting between the two schools marks the first conference game between Bethany and Case since 1983. Full game notes can be seen below.

Bison Football Outlasts Waynesburg In PAC Showdown

Sept. 27 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team (3-1, 2-0 PAC) kept the good times rolling, as they won their third-straight contest, a 33-27 victory over Waynesburg University on Saturday evening at Bison Stadium. The 3-1 start to open the season marks the Bison’s best start since the 2001 campaign.

Week 4 Game Notes: Bison Football Aims For Third-Straight Victory

Sept. 24 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team (2-1, 1-0 PAC) will look to capture its third-straight win of the season when the team takes on Waynesburg University on Saturday evening at Bison Stadium. The Contest is scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. kick. Full game notes can be seen below.

Hayden Earns ECAC Southwest Defensive Player of the Week

Sept. 23 – DANBURY, Conn. - Bethany College junior linebacker, Donavan Hayden (Hyattsville, Md./Northwestern), has added to his list of early-season accomplishments, as he has been named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference Southwest Regional Defensive Player of the Week, announced the ECAC on Tuesday.

Bethany's Hayden Named PAC Defensive Player of the Week

Sept. 22 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany College football junior linebacker Donavan Hayden (Hyattsville, Md./Northwestern) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, announced the conference office on Monday.

Bison Football Upends Westminster In OT Thriller

Sept. 20 - NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - For the second consecutive week, the Bethany College football team (2-1, 1-0 PAC) erased a third-quarter deficit to grab a victory, this time over Westminster College by a 21-14 score in overtime on Saturday afternoon.

Bethany Football Game Notes - Week 3 vs. Westminster

Sept. 17 - The Bethany College football team (1-1) will take to the road for the second consecutive week, as they travel to New Wilmington, Pa. to take on the Titans of Westminster College. The contest is scheduled for a 1 p.m. start.

Bison Football's Second-Half Surge Topples Tomcats

Sept. 13 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – The Bethany College football team (1-1) used 35 unanswered second-half points to earn their first victory of the season, a 45-24 win over Thiel College on Saturday evening in Greenville.

Bison Football Looks to Grab First Win at Thiel

Sept. 10 - BETHANY, W.Va. - The Bethany College football team (0-1) travels to Greenville, Pa. to take on the Tomcats of Thiel College (1-0) on Saturday, September 13. Bethany will look for their first win of the season as they play a night game at Alumni Stadium for the first time in the history of the matchup. Full game notes can be seen below.

Bison Football Drops Season Opener To #3 Mount Union

Sept. 6 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bison football team opened the season with a home-opening loss to The University of Mount Union by a score of 58-7. The Purple Raiders came into the contest ranked third in the nation by D3football.com.

Bison Football Week One Game Notes Vs. #3 Mount Union

The Bethany College football team will open their 2014 regular season campaign against The University of Mount Union on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 1:30 p.m. Full game notes can be found by clicking here.

Bison Football Looks To Climb Conference Ladder In 2014

Aug. 19 - BETHANY, W. Va. - Entering the 2014 campaign, the Bethany College football team will look to a host of returning players to continue to move the program up the ranks of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference. The Bison boast 36 returning letterwinners and 19 starters from a year ago under second-year head coach Bill Garvey.

Bison Football Sees Six Former Standouts Honored On PAC 60th Anniversary Team

August 14 – BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football program saw six former Bison standouts named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference’s 60th Anniversary team, as recently announced by the PAC. The six former players who were named to the team of 60 athletes included; Matt Grimard (2014), Jeff Beer (1981), Matt Cruse (2010), Ray Hack (1963), Eric Walker (2012) and Denny Williams (1981).

Bison Football Selected Fifth In Presidents' Athletic Conference Preseason Poll

August 6 – LATROBE, Pa. – The Bethany College football team, who posted their first .500 conference record since 2010 a year ago, was picked to finish fifth in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference preseason poll, announced the conference office on Wednesday afternoon in Latrobe. The Bison garnered 202 points, including one first-place vote.

Three Bison Named to USA College Football DIII Preseason All-America Teams

July 15 - New York, N.Y. – Bethany College football standouts, seniors Wyssmy Despange (Riverdale, Md./Parkdale) and Stephen Amic (McDonald, Pa./West Allegheny) as well as junior Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver), have all been named to the 26th USA College Football Division III Preseason All-America teams, announced USA Football Network, Inc. on Tuesday evening.

Bison Football Announces 2014 Schedule

May 1 - BETHANY, W. Va. - The Bethany College football team has released their 2014 game schedule and the Bison will see three new teams on the schedule compared to the previous two seasons.

Bison Football Participates In Day of Service at St. John's Childrens Home

April 2 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Earlier in the semester, the Bison football program partnered with the St. John’s Home for Children in Wheeling, W. Va., where they participated in a day of community service and fun.

Eric Blinn Earns D3football.com All-Region Honors

Dec. 10 – MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Bethany College sophomore wideout Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) has been named a D3football.com All-South Region Third Team selection announced D3football.com on Monday.

Blinn/Despagne Highlight 10 All-PAC Football Selections

Nov. 18 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – First-Team All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference selections for Bethany College sophomore wide receiver Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) and junior defensive back Wyssmy Despagne (Riverdale, Md./Parkdale) highlighted 10 All-PAC awards for the Bison football program.

Bison Football Rolls Saint Vincent In Final Game of 2013

Nov. 16 – LATROBE, Pa. – The Bethany College football team sent its seniors off on a high note, as the Bison scored the most points they have seen since 2007, in a 56-35 victory over Saint Vincent College on Saturday afternoon. The team totaled 634 yards of offense to give Bethany its fourth conference victory of the year and end the season at .500 in the PAC.

Bison Football To Wrap Up 2013 Campaign at Saint Vincent

Nov. 12 – BETHANY, W. Va. – In a season that has seen some ups and downs, the Bison football team will culminate its 2013 campaign with a trip to Latrobe, Pa. to take on the Bearcats of Saint Vincent College on Saturday, November 16.

Matt Grimard Sets Three Single-Season Records in Bethany's 49-14 Loss to Thomas More

Nov. 9 – CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – Bethany College senior quarterback, Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) broke three, single-season Bethany records, but it was not enough as the Bison football team fell 49-14 to Thomas More College on Saturday.

Bison Football Takes to the Road For Bout With Thomas More

Nov. 6 - BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team will look to end a two-game skid as they travel to Crestview Hills, Ky. to take on the Saints of Thomas More College on Saturday, November 9.

Bison Football Drops 30-28 Decision To Thiel

Nov. 2 - BETHANY, W. Va. – In a game that saw 35 fourth-quarter points, the Bethany College football team (3-5, 3-3 PAC) was defeated, 30-28, by Thiel College on Saturday afternoon. Despite 305 yards passing and three touchdowns by Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) the Bison were unable to hold off a strong second half by Thiel, who racked up 312 yards rushing on the day.

Bison Football To Host Thiel On Senior Day

Oct. 30 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Coming off a last-minute, 7-6, defeat at the hands of Westminster College, the Bethany College football program will look to rebound and get back to the .500 mark as they host the Tomcats of Thiel College on Saturday afternoon.

Strong Defensive Effort Not Enough In Bison Football's 7-6 Loss To Westminster

Oct. 26 – BETHANY, W. Va. – In an unexpected defensive struggle that saw no offensive touchdowns, the Bethany College football program was defeated, 7-6, by Westminster College on Saturday afternoon at Bison Stadium.

Bison Football Looks To Keep Rolling Against Westminster

Oct. 23 – BETHANY, W. Va. – Coming off its’ third-consecutive victory, a 27-20 win over Waynesburg University, the Bison football team returns home to take on the Titans of Westminster College on Saturday. Bethany comes into the game at 3-1 in the PAC while the Titans are 2-4 and 1-3 in the PAC.

Williams Named ECAC Southwest Special Teams Player of the Week

Oct. 22 - CENTREVILLE, Mass. - Bethany College sophomore defensive back, Dion Williams (Clinton, Md./Frederick Douglass) has been named the Corvias Eastern College Athletic Conference Southwest Special Teams Player of the Week announced the ECAC on Tuesday evening.

Dion Williams Named PAC Special Teams Player of the Week

Oct. 21 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany College sophomore defensive back, Dion Williams (Clinton, Md./Frederick Douglass) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in the Bison’s 27-20 victory over Waynesburg, Saturday.

Bison Take The Sting Out of Yellow Jackets; Topple Waynesburg, 27-20

Oct. 19 – BETHANY, W. Va. – What a difference a year makes. Last season the Bison were defeated by Waynesburg University on a last second field goal. This season, it was once again a field goal that turned the tide, but in a different way. With 2:27 remaining in the game, and the contest tied at 20, sophomore Dion Williams (Clinton, Md./Frederick Douglass) blocked a 26-yard field goal attempt, and then sophomore Eric Blinn (Beaver, Pa./Western Beaver) scored the game-winning touchdown eight plays later to give Bethany the 27-20 victory on Saturday afternoon in Waynesburg.

Bison Football Goes For Third-Straight Victory At Waynesburg

Oct. 16 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team opens the second-half of its’ season as the Bison travel to Waynesburg, Pa. for a bout with the Yellow Jackets of Waynesburg University. Bethany comes into the game in a four-way tie at the top of the PAC as Waynesburg, Thomas More, Washington & Jefferson, and the Bison all come into the weekend at 2-1 in conference play.

Grimard Named ECAC Southwest Co-Offensive Player of the Week

Oct. 8 - CENTREVILLE, Mass. - Bethany College senior quarterback Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) has been named the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Southwest Corvias Co-Offensive player of the week announced the ECAC on Tuesday.

Grimard Earns PAC Offensive Player of the Week

Oct. 7 – GREENVILLE, Pa. – Bethany College senior QB, Matt Grimard (Lowell Mass./Dracut) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week announced the conference office on Monday.

Bison Veto Presidents - Defeat W&J, 24-19

October 5, 2013 – BETHANY, W. Va. – For the first time since head coach Bill Garvey was eight years old, the Bethany football team (2-3, 2-1 PAC) defeated the Presidents of Washington & Jefferson. The team used 200 total yards from Phil Acrie (Pittsburgh, Pa./Linsley), and an interception in the end zone in the waning seconds of the game by Aaron Frye (Vandergrift, Pa./Kiski Area) to come out on top, 24-19.

Bison Set For Battle Under The Lights Vs. W&J

Oct. 2 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany football program (1-3; 1-1 PAC) will look to capture that winning feeling for the second straight week as they host the Presidents of Washington & Jefferson College (3-1, 2-0 PAC) on Saturday. The game is scheduled to be played under the lights at Bison Stadium at 7 p.m.

Home Sweet Home: Football Notches First Win At Homecoming

Sept. 28 – BETHANY, W. Va. – On a day when the Bethany campus celebrated Hall of Fame inductions, dedications and homecoming, fans, alumni and currently students alike had something else to celebrate as the Bison football team defeated Grove City College, 34-31.

Bison Football Set For Homecoming Bout With Grove City

Sept. 25 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bethany football program will look to end a three-game slide as they get ready for the middle game of a three-game home stand against the Wolverines of Grove City College on Saturday.

Bison Football Falls In Home Opener, 36-28, To Randolph-Macon

Sept. 21 – BETHANY, W. Va. – The Bison football team was handed a 36-28 defeat at the hands of Randolph-Macon College on a soggy Saturday afternoon in Bethany. The Bison were paced by a three touchdown performance by senior quarterback Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut), while the Yellow Jackets countered with a 296-yard rushing performance by senior tailback Will McGhee.

Bison Set For Home Opener Vs. Randolph-Macon

Sept. 17 – BETHANY, W. Va. – After a weekend that featured high powered offense, the Bison football program will look to get back on track after a 51-33 defeat at the hands of Geneva College. Bethany will return home for its' first game at Bison Stadium this year as the Bison host the Yellow Jackets of Randolph-Macon at 1 p.m.

Bison Re-Write Record Books In 51-33 Loss To Geneva

September, 14 – Beaver Falls, Pa. – In a game that saw 84 total points, 1,270 total yards of offense and two Bethany school records fall, the Bison football program was defeated, 51-33, at the hands of Geneva College on Saturday evening in Beaver Falls.

Bison Football Opens PAC Play At Geneva

September, 11 – The Bethany College football team (0-1) will look to rebound from a 33-28 defeat at the hands of Centre College when they travel to Beaver Falls, Pa. to play under the lights against the Golden Tornadoes of Geneva College on Saturday, September 14 at 8 p.m.

Football's Comeback Bid Comes Up Short In 33-28 Loss To Centre

September, 7 – Danville, Ky. – It was a tale of two halves for the Bison football program in their first game under first-year head coach Bill Garvey. The Bison trailed 30-9 with 11:30 remaining in the third quarter, before the Green and White stormed back, before falling, 33-28 to Centre College on Saturday afternoon in Danville.

Bethany Football Game Preview - Week 1 At Centre College

September, 4 - Bethany, W. Va. - The Bethany College football program is set to open its 116th season when it takes to the road for an opening-season contest against Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.

2013 Bison Football Preview

When the 2013 Bethany College football team takes the field this season the Bison will have a new, all be it, familiar face patrolling the sidelines, as well as a new look and feel on the turf.

Bethany Football Picked Fifth In PAC Preseason Poll

The Bethany College football team, which finished the 2012 season with a 3-7 record, was picked to finish in the 2013 Presidents' Athletic Conference preseason poll, announced the conference office on Wednesday afternoon at Saint Vincent College.

Bethany Announces 2013 Football Schedule

The Bethany College football program has announced its 2013 schedule, which will be its first under new head coach Bill Garvey, and the slate will feature games against six teams who finished with at least six victories last fall.

Bethany’s Foster Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

A year full of athletic and academic awards for Bethany College senior football player Johnathan Foster (Cumberland, Md./Fort Hill) continued this week when he was announced as one of 29 male student-athletes in the country to earn a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship worth $7,500.

Weaver Named Defensive Coordinator at University of Delaware

Feb. 8 - NEWARK, Del. – Former Bethany College head coach Tim Weaver was officially announced as the defensive coordinator at the University of Delaware Friday, as he joined the staff of new head coach and long-time friend Dave Brock.

Bethany College Names Bill Garvey New Head Football Coach

Feb. 1 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College President Dr. Scott D. Miller announced Friday that long-time assistant coach and offensive coordinator Bill Garvey has been promoted to head football coach, effective immediately. Garvey is the 36th head football coach in program history.

Twelve Bison Honored with All-PAC Accolades

Nov. 12 -BETHANY, W.Va. – Twelve Bethany College football players earned their way onto All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) teams that were announced Monday following voting by the league coaches.

Bethany’s Foster Named Capital One First Team Academic All-American

Dec. 4 -TOWSON, Md. – After culminating an outstanding career on the field, Bethany College senior Johnathan Foster (Cumberland, Md./Fort Hill) added another honor to his lengthy list of accomplishments by being voted to the Capital One First Team Academic All-American football team, as presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Bethany Signs Two-Year Deal to Play Mount Union in Football

Dec. 6 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College and Division III power Mount Union have announced they have signed a two-year deal for a home and home non-conference football series beginning in 2014.

Records Fall as Bison Rout Saint Vincent in Season Finale

Nov. 10 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Numerous single-season records were broken Saturday, as the Bethany College football team finished the 2012 season on a high note by defeating Saint Vincent 54-27 at sunny Bison Stadium.

Bethany’s Foster Voted Capital One Academic All-District II

Nov. 8 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College senior Johnathan Foster (Cumberland, Md./Fort Hill) added to his growing list of accomplishments, as he was voted to the Capital One Academic All-District II football team, as presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Bethany Closes Season by Hosting Saint Vincent Saturday

Nov. 7 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The 2012 season will come to a close Saturday for the Bethany College football team when it hosts Saint Vincent Saturday in a 1 p.m. kickoff.

Bethany Loses Overtime Struggle to Thomas More 13-10

Nov. 3 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team scored first in overtime with a 22-yard field goal, but a one-yard touchdown run by Thomas More quarterback Luke Magness gave the Saints a 13-10 OT win Saturday in a defensive slugfest at Bison Stadium.

Bison Home Stretch Starts Saturday with Thomas More Match-Up

Oct. 31 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will play its final two games of the 2012 season on its home turf, beginning Saturday with a visit from Thomas More. Kickoff at Bison Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Bethany’s Joyce Tabbed PAC Defensive Player of the Week

Oct. 29 - GREENVILLE, Pa. – After helping the Bethany College football team post season-lows in points allowed and yards allowed in a 26-13 win at Thiel Saturday, junior defensive back Jordan Joyce (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin) was selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Defensive Player of the Week.

Big 4th Quarter Propels Bison to 26-13 Win at Thiel

Oct. 27 - GREENVILLE, Pa. – Junior quarterback Matt Grimard (below - Lowell, Mass./Dracut) had a hand in three touchdowns and broke two school records and the Bethany College football team used 20 fourth-quarter points to rally for a 26-13 victory at Thiel Saturday.

Bethany Goes to Thiel Saturday for Final Road Game

Oct. 25 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will go out on the road for the final time in 2012, as the Bison journey to Greenville, Pa., Saturday to take on Thiel in a 1 p.m. match-up.

Bison Rally Not Enough in 45-28 Loss at Westminster

Oct. 20 - NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – The Bethany College football team trimmed a 17-point deficit down to three in the fourth quarter, but two late Westminster touchdowns sent the Titans to a 45-28 victory over the Bison Saturday in New Wilmington.

Bethany Tries to Get Back on Track Saturday at Westminster

Oct. 18 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After suffering its third conference loss by less than five points, the Bethany College football team will go back on the road in search of a PAC win this Saturday with a trip to Westminster. Kickoff in New Wilmington is set for 1 p.m.

Late Field Goal Sinks Bison in 23-21 loss to Waynesburg

Oct. 13 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team led undefeated Waynesburg until the very end when a 26-yard field with 16 seconds to play lifted the Yellow Jackets to a 23-21 triumph over the Bison Saturday afternoon at Bison Stadium.

Bethany Aiming to Knock Off PAC Leader Waynesburg Saturday

Oct. 10 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After pocketing its first win last week in dramatic fashion, the Bethany College football team will aim for its second straight win Saturday when it welcomes PAC leader and undefeated Waynesburg to Bison Stadium Saturday for a 1 p.m. kickoff.

Bethany’s Grimard & Amic Honored by PAC

Oct. 9 - GREENVILLE, Pa. – After playing instrumental roles in the Bethany College football team’s win over Geneva Saturday, junior quarterback Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) and sophomore punter Stephen Amic (McDonald, Pa./West Allegheny) were selected as the PAC’s Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively.

Bethany Pulls Out 42-36 OT Thriller Over Geneva

Oct. 6 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After watching Geneva send the game to overtime with a Hail Mary pass on the final play of regulation, a 24-yard touchdown toss from junior Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) to senior WR Ed Holmes (Virginia Beach, Va./Landstown) on their first possession of OT gave the Bethany College football team a 42-36 Homecoming victory Saturday.

Bethany Hosts Geneva for Homecoming Saturday

Oct. 3 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Coming off its closest loss of the year and second straight setback by four points or less, the Bethany College football team will try to make it a happy Homecoming when it hosts Geneva at Bison Stadium in a 2 p.m. kickoff Saturday.

Bethany Falls Just Short at W&J 28-26

Sept. 29 - WASHINGTON, Pa. – After scoring a touchdown with 54 seconds to play, the Bethany College football team had a two-point conversion attempt to tie the game, but it was broken up by Washington & Jefferson and the Presidents would hang on for a 28-26 win over the visiting Bison Saturday night.

Bethany’s Foster Named Semifinalist for NFF’s Campbell Trophy

Sept. 27 - DALLAS, Texas – Bethany College senior wide receiver Johnathan Foster (Cumberland, Md./Fort Hill) has been named as one of the 147 candidates for the 2012 National Football Foundation (NFF) National Scholar-Athlete Awards, which also makes him a semifinalist for the 2012 William V. Campbell Trophy, which recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation.

Bethany Heads to W&J Saturday Looking to Snap Two Streaks

Sept. 26 - BETHANY, W.Va. – When the Bethany College football team invades Cameron Stadium Saturday night to take on Washington & Jefferson in a 7 p.m. contest, the Bison will not only be trying to break into the win column for the first time this season, but also snap a lengthy streak against the Presidents.

Huge 4th Quarter Rally Gives Grove City 44-40 Win over Bethany

Sept. 22 - GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Bethany College football team took a 16-point lead into the fourth quarter Saturday at Grove City, but the Wolverines scored 20 unanswered point to come all the way back for a 44-40 victory over the Bison.

Bethany Looks for Fast Start in PAC Play Saturday at Grove City

Sept. 19 - BETHANY, W.Va. – With its two non-conference games completed, the Bethany College football team will set its sights on getting off to a good start in PAC play when the Bison travel to Grove City Saturday for a 2 p.m. kickoff against the Wolverines.

Bison Come Up Short in Shootout at Randolph-Macon 49-33

Sept. 15 - ASHLAND, Va. – Junior quarterback Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) accounted for 363 total yards and had a hand in four touchdowns, but the Bethany College football team came up on the short end of a 49-33 shootout at Randolph-Macon Saturday afternoon in Virginia.

Fresh off Bye Week, Bison Head to Randolph-Macon Saturday

Sept. 13 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After taking its bye week to digest a tough opening week loss, the Bethany College football team returns to the field Saturday with a non-conference road game at Randolph-Macon (Va.) College. Kickoff in Ashland, Va., is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Bison Set to Open Gridiron Slate Saturday against Centre

Aug. 29 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will open the new season Saturday with its stiffest challenge in head coach Tim Weaver’s seven-year tenure, as the Bison play host to 2011 playoff qualifier Centre (Ky.) College. Kickoff at Bison Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m.

Bethany’s Arrington & Holmes Named Preseason All-Americans

Aug. 20 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College senior linebacker Kyle Arrington (Jackson Twp., Ohio/Jackson) was named First Team South Preseason All-American and senior wide receiver Ed Holmes (Virginia Beach, Va./Landstown) was selected Honorable Mention South by the Collegiate Development Football League (CDFL), which is the sponsor for the D3 Senior Classic.

Bethany Football Ready To Take Next Step in 2012

Aug. 11 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After posting back-to-back .500 seasons for the first time in a decade, the Bethany College football team will bring back 20 starters in a quest to take the next step in 2012 and make a move towards the top of the PAC.

Bison Picked to Finish 4th in PAC Preseason Poll

Aug. 2 - LATROBE, Pa. – Coming off back-to-back 5-5 seasons and with 20 starters returning, the Bethany College football team was predicted to finish fourth this year in the preseason poll released Thursday at the 2012 PAC Football Media Day held at Saint Vincent College.

BETHANY FOOTBALL ANNOUNCES 85 NEWCOMERS TO JOIN PROGRAM

July 13 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football program has announced that 85 newcomers have committed to the school and will report for camp August 11th along with 73 returning players to begin preparation for the 2012 season.

BETHANY RELEASES 2012 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Jan. 19 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After posting consecutive .500 seasons for only the second time in 30 years, the Bethany College football program has released its 2012 schedule, which will feature two first-time opponents and a full slate against Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) teams.

PAC ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF TWO FOOTBALL AFFILIATE MEMBERS

Dec. 13 - WEXFORD, Pa. – The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) has formally announced the addition of Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) University and Case Western Reserve (Ohio) University as football affiliate members, starting in the 2014-15 academic year.

WALKER SETS RUSHING RECORD IN BETHANY SHUTOUT WIN OVER KING’S

Nov. 19 - BETHANY, W.Va. – In addition to scoring two touchdowns, Bethany College senior running back Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) ran for 132 yards to become the all-time leading rusher in school history, as the Bison shutout King’s 48-0 Saturday afternoon in the season finale.

BETHANY TO CLOSE SEASON SATURDAY AGAINST KING’S

Nov. 16 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team (4-5) will complete its 2011 schedule Saturday when it hosts King’s (Pa.) College (1-8) in a 1 p.m. kickoff at Bison Stadium in a make-up of a game postponed in September.

TEN BISON EARN ALL-PAC FOOTBALL DISTINCTION

Nov. 14 - WEXFORD, Pa. – The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) announced its all-league teams Monday and ten Bethany College football players were voted to the teams, including one player who made it for two different positions.

BETHANY DROPS PAC FINALE AT SAINT VINCENT 20-14

Nov. 12 - LATROBE, Pa. – Saint Vincent scored the go-ahead touchdown with 9:33 to play and stopped the Bethany College football team’s final drive with an interception in the end zone with 1:15 to play, as the Bearcats held on for a 20-14 victory over the Bison Saturday in Latrobe, Pa.

BISON BACK ON THE ROAD SATURDAY AT SAINT VINCENT

Nov. 9 - BETHANY, W.Va. – For the second time in three weeks, the Bethany College football team will go out on the road to face one of the top teams in the PAC, as the Bison journey to Latrobe, Pa., Saturday to face Saint Vincent in a 1 p.m. kickoff.

BETHANY ERUPTS IN 2ND HALF FOR 33-14 WIN OVER GROVE CITY

Nov. 5 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After a scoreless first half by both teams, the Bethany College football team exploded in the second half for five touchdowns and went to post a 33-14 victory over visiting Grove City Saturday afternoon at Bison Stadium.

BETHANY COMES OFF BYE WEEK LOOKING FOR WIN OVER GROVE CITY

Nov. 2 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After taking its bye week to get healthy and recharge for the final run of the regular season, the Bethany College football team will welcome Grove City to Bison Stadium Saturday for a PAC clash. Kickoff is slated for 1:30 p.m.

BIG PLAYS CRIPPLE BISON UPSET HOPES IN LOSS AT THOMAS MORE

Oct. 22 - CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – Despite totaling more yards and first downs than Thomas More, the Bethany College football team’s hopes for an upset were dashed by big plays, as all six Saints’ touchdowns were from 38 yards or longer in a 41-21 TMC victory Saturday.

BISON TAKE TO THE ROAD IN SEARCH OF UPSET OVER THOMAS MORE

Oct. 19 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will be trying to do something no other conference school has done since 2007 when the Bison travel to Kentucky to try to upset #6/#8 Thomas More. Saturday’s kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at The Bank of Kentucky Field.

BETHANY’S AMIC AWARDED PAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS

Oct. 18 - WEXFORD, Pa. – After playing a key role in Saturday’s 20-0 victory over Thiel, Bethany College freshman punter Stephen Amic (McDonald, Pa./West Allegheny) has been chosen as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Special Teams Player of the Week for Oct. 17.

BETHANY POSTS 20-0 SHUTOUT OVER THIEL

Oct. 15 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Behind three second-quarter touchdowns and a defense that limited Thiel to 258 yards and forced three turnovers, the Bethany College football team blanked the visiting Tomcats 20-0 at a windswept Bison Stadium Saturday afternoon.

BETHANY AIMING FOR RETURN TO WINNING WAYS SATURDAY AGAINST THIEL

Oct. 12 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will try to end a two-game losing skid Saturday when long-time PAC rival Thiel comes to Bison Stadium for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff.

BISON FALL SHORT AGAINST WESTMINSTER 30-27

Oct. 8 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Trailing by three in the closing seconds, the Bethany College football team drove to the Westminster six-yard line, but a fourth down pass was intercepted and the Titans escaped with a 30-27 victory over the Bison Saturday.

BISON SET TO WELCOME WESTMINSTER SATURDAY FOR HOMECOMING

Oct. 5 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team (2-2, 1-2) will start the second half of its season and celebrate Homecoming this Saturday by hosting PAC rival Westminster (2-2, 1-1) at Bison Stadium for a 2 p.m. kickoff.

BETHANY RECORD EVENED AFTER 23-7 LOSS AT WAYNESBURG

Oct. 1 - WAYNESBURG, Pa. – A Waynesburg running attack that chewed up 210 yards was the spark for the Yellow Jackets to take down the Bethany College football team Saturday by a 23-7 margin in a PAC match-up at Wiley Stadium.

BETHANY GOES ON THE ROAD FOR PAC SHOWDOWN AT WAYNESBURG

Sept. 27 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will try to win its third road game in as many tries this season Saturday when the Bison travel down to Waynesburg for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff against the Yellow Jackets.

PAC HONORS BETHANY’S GRIMARD AND EVANS

Sept. 27 - WEXFORD, Pa. – After leading the Bethany College football team to a 48-27 victory at Geneva Saturday night, sophomore quarterback Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) and senior wide receiver/punt returner Alex Evans (Washington, Pa.) were selected as the PAC Offensive and Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively.

BETHANY ERUPTS FOR 48-27 VICTORY AT GENEVA

Sept. 24 - BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – The Bethany College football team exploded for 34 first-half points and amassed 445 yards of total offense in coming away with a 48-27 victory at Geneva Saturday night, the Bison’s first win over the Golden Tornadoes since 1973.

BETHANY LOOKS TO BUILD MOMENTUM SATURDAY AT GENEVA

Sept. 21 - BETHANY, W.Va. – With a tough loss to Washington & Jefferson in the rear view mirror, the Bethany College football team will try to get back on track and start building momentum for the remainder of the season Saturday night with a road game at Geneva. Kickoff in Beaver Falls, Pa., is scheduled for 7 p.m.

MISTAKES PROVE COSTLY TO BISON IN 31-14 LOSS TO W&J

Sept. 17 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Despite matching Washington & Jefferson in total yards (407) and first downs (22), the Bethany College football team had four turnovers and committed 10 penalties that proved to be its undoing in a 31-14 loss to the Presidents Saturday night at Bison Stadium.

BETHANY TO OPEN PAC SCHEDULE SATURDAY AGAINST W&J

Sept. 15 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After getting an unscheduled week off last Saturday, the Bethany College football team will return to the field with a stiff test Saturday when Washington & Jefferson invades Bison Stadium for a 7 p.m. kickoff in the league opener for both squads.

BETHANY FOOTBALL GAME VERSUS KING’S POSTPONED

Sept. 9 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Due to flooding and a mandatory evacuation in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where King’s College is located, Saturday’s football game between Bethany College and King’s has been postponed.

BISON LOOK FOR 2-0 START SATURDAY IN HOME OPENER

Sept. 7 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After an impressive performance in last weekend’s opening game, the Bethany College football program will be trying to improve to 2-0 for the first time since 2007 when it hosts King’s (Pa.) College in the PAC-MAC Challenge. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Bison Stadium.

BETHANY’S JOYCE NAMED PAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Sept. 7 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Bethany College junior defensive back Jeff Joyce (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Defensive Player of the Week for Sept. 6.

BETHANY BEATS ALLEGHENY 28-7 IN SEASON OPENER

Sept. 3 - MEADVILLE, Pa. - Sophomore quarterback Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) threw for 232 yards and a pair of first half touchdowns and then rushed for two scores in the second half, as the Bethany College football team opened the 2011 season with a 28-7 victory at Allegheny Saturday night in Meadville.

BETHANY KICKS OFF NEW SEASON SATURDAY AT ALLEGHENY

Aug. 31 - BETHANY, W.Va. – A much anticipated season kicks off Saturday for the Bethany College football team when the Bison travel to Allegheny for a 7 p.m. kickoff at Frank Fuhrer Field in Meadville, Pa.

BETHANY LOOKS TO CONTINUE RISE TO TOP OF PAC

Aug. 15 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Although he is entering his sixth year as the head football coach at Bethany College, Tim Weaver, who led the Bison to a 5-5 record last year for its first .500 season since 2001, is getting to experience a lot of firsts as his team begins preparations for its 2011 season opener at Allegheny Sept. 3.

BETHANY PICKED TO FINISH FOURTH AT PAC FOOTBALL MEDIA DAY

Aug. 3 - LATROBE, Pa. – After posting their best record since 2001 last year, the Bethany College football team, along with Grove City, was predicted to finish fourth in the PAC preseason football poll, which was released at the 2011 Football Media Day at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa. Voters in the poll were league head coaches, sports information directors and members of the media who attended the event.

BETHANY’S WALKER CHOSEN AS PRESEASON ALL-AMERICAN

Aug. 1 - SALEM, Va. – Bethany College senior Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) has been selected as a running back for the D3 Senior Classic 2011 Preseason All-American Football South Second Team. The D3 Senior Classic is the premier postseason all-star game showcasing the talent of senior players on the NCAA Division III level.

BETHANY RELEASES 2011 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

March 30 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football program, coming off its best season since 2001, has announced its schedule for the 2011 season and it includes five home games featuring four Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) opponents, as well as a match-up in the second year of the “PAC-MAC Challenge.”

BETHANY’S SOLTIS NAMED ALL-REGION BY D3FOOTBALL.COM

Dec. 9 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College senior offensive lineman Jason Soltis (Port Vue, Pa./South Allegheny) can add one more award to his impressive collection after he was voted Third Team All-South Region by the national web site D3Football.com.

BETHANY’S SOLTIS SELECTED FOR ALL-STAR GAME

Dec. 3 - SALEM, Va. – Bethany College senior offensive lineman Jason Soltis (Port Vue, Pa./South Allegheny) has been selected for The DIII Football Senior Classic in Salem, Va.

BETHANY PLACES 13 ON ALL-PAC FOOTBALL TEAMS

Nov. 16 - WEXFORD, Pa. – After finishing with a 5-5 record for the first .500 season since 2001, the Bethany College football team had 13 players honored when the All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) teams were announced Monday.

BISON SLIP PAST SAINT VINCENT 35-28 TO FINISH 5-5

Nov. 13 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Junior Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) scored the go-ahead touchdown on a two-yard run with 3:04 to play and the Bethany College defense stopped two potential game-tying drives in their end of the field to preserve the Bison’s 35-28 victory over Saint Vincent in the 4th Annual “Green Game”.

BETHANY CLOSES OUT REGULAR SEASON SATURDAY VS. SAINT VINCENT

Nov. 11 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team (4-5, 3-3) will try to clinch its first .500 season since 2001 and secure a spot in the top half of the PAC standings when it hosts Saint Vincent (3-6, 3-3) in “The Green Game” Saturday in a 1 p.m. season finale kickoff at Bison Stadium.

MISSED OPPORTUNITIES HAUNT BISON IN 21-7 LOSS AT GROVE CITY

Nov. 6 - GROVE CITY, Pa. – The Bethany College football team produced points on just one of four trips to the red zone and turned the ball over four times in a 21-7 loss at Grove City Saturday in their final road game of the 2010 season.

FRESH OFF BYE WEEK, BISON TRAVEL TO GROVE CITY SATURDAY

Nov. 4 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After using their bye week to recharge following a loss to #9 Thomas More Oct. 23, the Bethany College football team returns to the field this Saturday with a road trip to Grove City. The PAC match-up at Robert E. Thorn Field against the Wolverines is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m

BETHANY’S POTTER VOTED SECOND TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

Nov. 4 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany junior Cory Potter (Akron, Ohio/Green) has earned ESPN Second Team Academic All-District II Football team honors, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

BISON WIN STREAK SNAPPED IN LOSS TO #9 THOMAS MORE

Oct. 23 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team saw their three-game winning streak stopped Saturday, as #9 Thomas More scored the opening 27 points of the game and then reeled off 21 straight to close out their 48-14 triumph at Bison Stadium Saturday.

BETHANY’S JOYCE EARNS D3FOOTBALL HONOR

Oct. 21 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After returning a kickoff for a touchdown in last week’s victory at Thiel, Bethany College junior Jeff Joyce (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin) was chosen for the D3Football.com National Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.

BETHANY RIDING MOMENTUM INTO SHOWDOWN WITH #9 THOMAS MORE

Oct. 20 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Winners of three consecutive games, all coming in PAC play, the Bethany College football team can claim a share of first place in the league if they can upset two-time defending conference champion and ninth-ranked Thomas More (6-0, 4-0) Saturday at Bison Stadium in a 1 p.m. kickoff.

SPECIAL TEAMS SPARK BISON’S 41-7 ROUT OVER THIEL

Oct. 16 - GREENVILLE, Pa. – Behind three special teams’ touchdowns, including a kickoff return and blocked punt, the Bethany College football team rolled to a 41-7 victory at Thiel Saturday to run their winning streak to three games, the program’s longest since 2001.

BISON HOPE WINNING WAYS CONTINUE SATURDAY AT THIEL

Oct. 14 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team (3-3, 2-1) can run their winning streak to three games, which would be its longest in nine years, with a victory Saturday at Thiel (0-5, 0-3) in a PAC game scheduled to kickoff at 1:30 p.m. in Greenville, Pa.

BETHANY EVENS RECORD AT 3-3 WITH 47-39 WIN AT WESTMINSTER

Oct. 9 - NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Freshman QB Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) accounted for 286 yards of offense and had a hand in five touchdowns, while junior RB Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) rushed for 174 yards and scored twice to lead the Bethany College football team to a 47-39 victory at Westminster Saturday

BISON TRAVEL TO WESTMINSTER LOOKING FOR SECOND STRAIGHT PAC WIN

Oct. 7 - BETHANY, W.Va. – With a victory Saturday at Westminster, the Bethany College football team would not only even their overall record to 3-3, but also improve to 2-1 in the PAC, which would be the first time they have been over .500 in the conference since 2001. Homecoming kickoff in New Wilmington is scheduled for 1 p.m.

BETHANY’S GRIMARD NAMED PAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Oct. 5 - WEXFORD, Pa. – After leading the Bethany College football team to a 24-17 victory over Waynesburg Saturday, freshman QB Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Offensive Player of the Week for Oct. 4.

BISON TAKE DOWN WAYNESBURG 24-17 FOR HOMECOMING VICTORY

Oct. 2 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Freshman QB Matt Grimard (Lowell, Mass./Dracut) scored the go-ahead touchdown with 7:45 to play and the Bethany College defense stopped a drive inside their red zone to cement the Bison’s 24-17 victory over Waynesburg Saturday in front of the Homecoming crowd at Bison Stadium.

BETHANY HOSTS PAC LEADER WAYNESBURG FOR HOMECOMING

Sept. 30 - BETHANY, W.Va. –The Bethany College football team (1-3, 0-1) will try to hand Waynesburg (2-1, 2-0) its first PAC loss of the season Saturday when the Yellow Jackets come to Bison Stadium for a 2 p.m. Homecoming kickoff.

BISON FALL INCHES SHORT IN 37-33 LOSS TO GENEVA

Sept. 25 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After setting the Bethany College career touchdown record earlier in the game, junior RB Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) was stopped inside the one-yard line on the final play of the game, as Geneva held off the Bison 37-33 in a heart-stopper at Bison Stadium Saturday night.

BISON LOOK FOR SECOND WIN SATURDAY NIGHT AGAINST GENEVA

Sept. 22 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will play under the lights for the second straight week when they host Geneva Saturday night at 7 p.m. in a match-up of 1-2 teams at Bison Stadium.

WALKER TIES TD RECORD BUT BETHANY LOSES AT W&J

Sept. 18 - WASHINGTON, Pa. – Junior RB Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) tied the Bethany College football all-time touchdown record, but Washington & Jefferson scored on their first four offensive possessions and never looked back in posting a 59-21 victory over the visiting Bison Saturday night in the PAC opener for both teams.

BISON OFFENSIVE LINE RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD

Sept. 16 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After plowing the way for two 100-yard rushers in Saturday’s 31-29 victory at King’s, the Bethany College offensive line was selected for the D3Football.com National Team of the Week.

BETHANY’S POTTER HONORED BY PAC SAAC

Sept. 16 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Bethany College junior Cory Potter (Akron, Ohio/Green) has been named the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Male Scholar-Athlete of the Month for September.

BETHANY OPENS PAC SLATE SATURDAY NIGHT AT W&J

Sept. 15 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football, who held on to beat King’s last week to even their record at 1-1, will kick off PAC play Saturday night with a match-up against longtime rival Washington & Jefferson at 7 p.m. in W&J’s Cameron Stadium.

BETHANY’S WALKER EARNS PAC AND ECAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Sept. 13 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Following a career-best performance in the team’s first victory of the season, Bethany College junior Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) was tabbed as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) and ECAC South Region Football Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 13.

BETHANY HANGS ON FOR 31-29 WIN AT KING’S IN PAC-MAC CHALLENGE

Sept. 11 - WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Although junior RB Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) rushed for a career-high 220 yards and three touchdowns, the Bethany College football team (1-1) had to withstand a last second field goal that sailed wide left to come away with a 31-29 triumph at King’s (Pa.) College (0-2) Saturday as part of the PAC-MAC Challenge.

BETHANY FOOTBALL CELEBRATES WEEKEND OF CHAMPIONS

Sept. 10 - BETHANY, W.Va. – In addition to opening the 2010 football season last weekend, the Bethany College football team also celebrated the “Weekend of Champions”, as they welcomed back the four past PAC championship teams for two days of activities.

BETHANY HEADS TO KING’S LOOKING FOR 1-1 RECORD

Sept. 9 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After a disappointing result in their opening week, the Bethany College football team will head out on the road in search of their first win this year when they travel to King’s College for non-conference tilt. Kickoff in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., is schedule for 1 p.m.

BISON SUFFER 28-0 SETBACK IN OPENER TO ALLEGHENY

Sept. 4 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Hampered by two early interceptions which led directly to Allegheny touchdowns, the Bethany College football team could not recover and dropped a 28-0 decision to the Gators in the season opener for both programs Saturday at Bison Stadium.

BETHANY EYES HEALTHY AND SUCCESSFUL 2010 SEASON

Aug. 10 - BETHANY, W.Va. – A year after many in the largest freshmen class in school history were forced into duty earlier than expected, the Bethany College football team is hoping last year’s growing pains produce results this year, starting when the Bison open their season Sept. 4 at home against Allegheny.

BISON PREDICTED TO PLACE SEVENTH AT PAC FOOTBALL MEDIA DAY

Aug. 4 - LATROBE, Pa. – The Bethany College football team was predicted to place seventh in the preseason poll released Wednesday during the 2010 PAC Football Media Day, held at Saint Vincent College. Voters in the poll were league head coaches, sports information directors and members of the media who attended the event.

BETHANY’S DAHLE SELECTED FOR ALL AMERICAN BOWL

March 23 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany College senior strong safety Matt Dahle (McKees Rocks, Pa./Sto-Rox) has been selected to participate in the 14th Annual All American Bowl College All-Star, scheduled to be played Saturday, March 27 at Laidley Field in Charleston, W.Va., at 1:05 p.m.

BISON COACHING STAFF SELECTED FOR D3 ALL-STAR GAME

Dec. 1 - SALEM, Va. – Bethany head football coach Tim Weaver and three members of his staff have been chosen to coach the South Team’s defense for the Division III Football Senior Classic, which will be played Saturday, Dec. 5 in Salem, Va.

BETHANY TO PLAY KING’S COLLEGE IN PAC-MAC FOOTBALL CHALLENGE

Nov. 18 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Although the 2009 season just ended a few days ago, the Bethany football team had their schedule completed for 2010 when the match-ups for the 2010-2011 Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC)-Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) Football Challenge Series were announced Wednesday by the league offices.

BETHANY’S ARRINGTON NAMED PAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Nov. 17 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Bethany freshman linebacker Kyle Arrington (Jackson Twp., Ohio/Jackson) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Defensive Player of the Week for Nov. 16.

SEVEN BISON TABBED FOR ALL-PAC FOOTBALL HONORS

Nov. 16 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Seven Bethany football players were voted to the All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) teams by the circuit’s coaches, as announced Monday by the league office.

BISON BREAK TWO RECORDS IN 34-13 GREEN GAME WIN OVER SAINT VINCENT

Nov. 14 - LATROBE, Pa. – Senior wide receiver Matt Cruse (Naples, Fla./Barron Collier) set the career receptions record and sophomore RB Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) broke the record for single-season rushing touchdowns to help lead the Bethany football team to a 34-13 victory over Saint Vincent in the 3rd Annual “Green Game”.

BETHANY TRAVELS TO SAINT VINCENT SATURDAY FOR "THE GREEN GAME”

Nov. 11 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The 2009 season will come to an end Saturday for the Bethany football team when they travel to Saint Vincent for the 3rd Annual “Green Game”, which is part of Rivalry Week in the PAC. Kickoff at Chuck Noll Field in Latrobe, Pa., is scheduled for 1 p.m.

BETHANY LOSES HOME FINALE TO #15 W&J

Nov. 7 - BETHANY, W.Va. – 15th-ranked Washington & Jefferson scored 21 first-quarter points and rolled on to a 49-0 victory over the Bethany football team Saturday afternoon in the Bison’s final home game of the season.

BETHANY’S STEFANIZZI REPEATS AS SECOND TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

Nov. 5 - BETHANY, W.Va. – For the second consecutive year, Bethany senior Tim Stefanizzi (Brave, Pa./Waynesburg Central) has earned ESPN the Magazine Second Team Academic All-District II Football team honors, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

BETHANY CLOSES OUT HOME SCHEDULE SATURDAY AGAINST W&J

Nov. 4 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football team will celebrate Senior Day this Saturday, as they host Washington & Jefferson in the final home game for 20 Bison seniors. Kickoff against the Presidents is set for 1 p.m.

WALKER TIES RECORD BUT BISON LOSE AT GENEVA

Oct. 31 - BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – Sophomore Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) tied a school-record with his 10th rushing touchdown of the season, but the Bethany football team could not overcome 33 second-quarter points by Geneva in a 54-21 Golden Tornado victory Saturday.

BISON JOURNEY TO GENEVA SATURDAY IN SECOND STRAIGHT ROAD GAME

Oct. 28 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football team will take to the road for the second consecutive week Saturday when they travel to Geneva for a 1 p.m. kickoff at Reeves Stadium in Beaver Falls, Pa. The game will not count in the PAC standings, as the Golden Tornadoes are still transitioning from NAIA to Division III.

BIG FIRST HALF SENDS WAYNESBURG TO WIN OVER BISON

Oct. 24 - WAYNESBURG, Pa. – Waynesburg blew out to a 38-0 halftime lead and went on to post a 52-13 victory over the Bethany football team Saturday afternoon at Wiley Stadium.

BETHANY GOES ON THE ROAD SATURDAY TO FACE WAYNESBURG

Oct. 21 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After settling for a split in their two-game home stand, the Bethany football heads out on the road for a pair of contests, with the first being this Saturday in a 1:30 p.m. kickoff at Waynesburg, a place they have not won since 1996.

BETHANY RALLY FALLS SHORT IN 31-28 LOSS

Oct. 17 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Although two fourth quarter touchdowns trimmed a 17-point deficit to three, the Bethany football team could not complete the comeback and the Bison fell by a 31-28 count Saturday to visiting Westminster at blustery Bison Stadium.

BISON LOOK FOR SECOND WIN IN A ROW SATURDAY VS. WESTMINSTER

Oct. 14 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football team will try to even its record at 3-3 and its PAC mark at 2-2 when Westminster (2-4, 1-2) invades Bison Stadium Saturday afternoon for a 1:30 kickoff.

BETHANY’S CRUSE HONORED BY D3FOOTBALL.COM

Oct. 14 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Senior Matt Cruse (Naples, Fla./Barron Collier) was chosen as one of three wide receivers for this week’s D3Football.com National Team of the Week following his performance in Bethany’s win over Thiel Saturday.

BETHANY’S DAHLE EARNS PAC LAURELS

Oct. 13 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Bethany senior free safety Matt Dahle (McKees Rocks, Pa./Sto-Rox) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Defensive Player of the Week for Oct. 12.

BETHANY POSTS 42-21 HOMECOMING WIN OVER THIEL

Oct. 10 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Sophomore RB Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) scored four touchdowns and sophomore QB Chad Smith (Washington, Pa.) and senior WR Matt Cruse (Naples, Fla./Barron Collier) each set records in the Bethany football team’s 42-21 victory over Thiel Saturday.

BETHANY WELCOMES THIEL SATURDAY FOR HOMECOMING

Oct. 7 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After suffering their second loss of the season to a Top 25 team, the Bethany football team comes home to Bison Stadium to host Thiel (2-3, 1-1) for Homecoming Saturday in a 2 p.m. kickoff.

BISON OVERMATCHED BY #18 THOMAS MORE 40-12

Oct. 3 - CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. – 18th-ranked Thomas More raced to a 20-0 halftime lead and never looked back in scoring a 40-12 Homecoming victory over the Bethany football team Saturday afternoon at the Bank of Kentucky Field.

BISON FACE DAUNTING TEST AT #18 THOMAS MORE SATURDAY

Sept. 30 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After recovering from a loss in the conference opener through their bye week, the Bethany football team returns to the field Saturday with a road trip to defending PAC champion and nationally-ranked Thomas More. Kickoff at the Bank of Kentucky Field is slated for 1:30 p.m.

BISON DROP FIRST HOME NIGHT GAME TO GROVE CITY

Sept. 19 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Grove City's Andrew DiDonato threw for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Grove City to a 35-14 victory over the Bethany football team, which spoiled the Bison's first home night game in school history.

BETHANY’S STEFANIZZI HONORED BY PAC SAAC

Sept. 17 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Bethany senior football player Tim Stefanizzi (Brave, Pa./Waynesburg Central) was selected as a Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Scholar-Athlete of the Month for Sept., 2009.

BETHANY PRIMED FOR PAC OPENER UNDER THE LIGHTS SATURDAY

Sept. 16 - BETHANY, W.Va. – It will be a weekend of firsts for the Bethany football team (1-1), as they host Grove City (0-2) Saturday at Bison Stadium in the initial Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) contest of the year for both teams.

PAC NAMES BETHANY’S SMITH SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Sept. 15 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Bethany sophomore Chad Smith (Washington, Pa.) has been selected as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Special Teams Player of the Week for Sept. 14.

WALKER SETS RECORD AS BISON WIN SHOOTOUT 41-33

Sept. 12 - SOUTH POINT, Ohio – Sophomore RB Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) rushed for 172 yards and one touchdown and set a new school single-game record with three touchdown receptions to lead the Bethany football team to a 41-33 win over Kentucky Christian in a game played at South Point High School in Ohio.

BETHANY GOES ON THE ROAD LOOKING TO EVEN RECORD

Sept. 11 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football team will travel to Kentucky Christian Saturday afternoon for a 1 p.m. kickoff, as the Bison look to even their record and avoid their first 0-2 start since 2004.

MISSED OPPORTUNITIES HAUNT BISON IN 28-7 LOSS

Sept. 5 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football team entered the fourth quarter tied with Otterbein at 7-7, but the 24th-ranked Cardinals scored three times in the final period to pull away for a 28-7 season opening victory over BC Saturday afternoon at Bison Stadium.

BETHANY SET TO OPEN NEW SEASON SATURDAY AGAINST #24 OTTERBEIN

Sept. 2 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The new season for the Bethany football team kicks off Saturday when BC hosts #24 Otterbein (Ohio) College, an NCAA Playoff team a year ago, at Bison Stadium at 1 p.m.

FULLY-STOCKED BISON LOOK TO POST BIG NUMBERS IN ‘09

August 16 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Numbers will be the main theme for the Bethany football team in the 2009 season, as they enter preseason camp with the largest roster in school history and try to maintain a potent offense while attempting to improve on the defensive side of the ball.

BETHANY FOOTBALL PREDICTED TO PLACE SIXTH AT PAC MEDIA DAY

Aug. 5 - LATROBE, Pa. – For the third consecutive season, the Bethany College football team was picked to place sixth in the preseason poll released Wednesday during the 2009 PAC Football Media Day, held at Saint Vincent College. Voters in the poll were league head coaches, sports information directors and members of the media who attended the event.

BETHANY ANNOUNCES 2009 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

April 1 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football program has announced its 2009 schedule, which features three opponents who made the NCAA playoffs last season, as well as the first home night game in school history.

BETHANY’S LABOY GARNERS ALL-REGION HONOR FROM D3FOOTBALL.COM

Dec. 10 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany junior TE Jorge Laboy (New York, N.Y./Central Park East) has been selected All-South Region by the national website D3Football.com.

EIGHT BISON GARNER ALL-PAC FOOTBALL ACCOLADES

Nov. 17 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Eight Bethany football players were honored Monday when All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) teams were announced after voting by the league coaches.

MCNEIL SHATTERS RECEIVING RECORD IN 44-14 BISON WIN

Nov. 15 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany senior WR Taylor McNeil (Old Saybrook, Conn.) celebrated Senior Day in style, catching 10 passes for a school-record 279 yards and two touchdowns, as the Bison closed out the season with a 44-14 victory over invading Saint Vincent Saturday in “The Green Game.”

BETHANY HOSTS SAINT VINCENT SATURDAY IN “THE GREEN GAME"

Nov. 12 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football team will close out the 2008 season Saturday afternoon when they host Saint Vincent in “The Green Game” at Bison Stadium. Kickoff is at 1 p.m.

BISON TAKEN DOWN BY #19 W&J

Nov. 8 - WASHINGTON, Pa. – 19th-ranked Washington & Jefferson scored 41 straight points to open the contest and went on to post a 54-7 triumph over the Bethany football team Saturday afternoon at Cameron Stadium.

BISON FACE STERN CHALLENGE AT #19 W&J SATURDAY

Nov. 7 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football team will face their third ranked opponent of the season Saturday afternoon when they take on #19 Washington & Jefferson in a 1:30 p.m. kickoff at W&J’s Cameron Stadium.

BETHANY’S STEFANIZZI EARNS SECOND TEAM ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT

Nov. 6 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Bethany junior Tim Stefanizzi (Brave, Pa./Waynesburg Central) has been voted to the ESPN the Magazine Second Team Academic All-District II Football team, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

BIG 2ND QUARTER SENDS GENEVA TO 38-23 WIN OVER BISON

Nov. 1 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Geneva scored 25 second quarter points, including 17 in the final 2:31 of the period, to build an 11-point halftime lead and go on to a 38-23 victory over the Bethany football team Saturday afternoon at Bison Stadium.

BETHANY AIMS FOR SECOND WIN IN A ROW SATURDAY VS. GENEVA

Oct. 31 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Coming off a thrilling 31-24 victory over Waynesburg last weekend, the Bethany football team (2-5) will try for its second consecutive win Saturday when they host Geneva (2-5) in a 1 p.m. kickoff at Bison Stadium.

MITZEN EARNS PAC & ECAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS

Oct. 28 - BETHANY, W.Va. - Bethany College junior Nelson Mitzen was awarded Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Defensive Player of the Week and ECAC Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against conference foe Waynesburg. These are his first career weekly honors from both the PAC and ECAC.

BETHANY KNOCKS OFF WAYNESBURG 31-24 ON LATE TOUCHDOWN

Oct. 25 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Freshman QB Chad Smith (Washington, Pa.) threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to sophomore RB Marcus Santini (Seminole, Fla.) with 1:29 to play and the Bethany defense made it stand by forcing two turnovers in the final 68 seconds to give the Bison (2-5, 1-4) a 31-24 victory over visiting Waynesburg (4-3, 1-2) Saturday afternoon at Bison Stadium.

BISON TRY TO BOUNCE BACK SATURDAY VS. WAYNESBURG

Oct. 24 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany football team will try to rebound from consecutive losses on the final play when they host Waynesburg Saturday in a PAC match-up. Kickoff at Bison Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m.

BETHANY FALLS 46-43 ON FIELD GOAL AS TIME EXPRIES

Oct. 18 - NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster’s Trevor Young hit a 44-yard field goal as time expired to give the Titans (4-3, 2-2) a 46-43 victory over the Bethany football team (1-5, 0-4) Saturday afternoon at Harold Burry Stadium.

BETHANY TO BATTLE WESTMINSTER SATURDAY FOR PAC WIN

Oct. 16 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will open the second half of their 2008 schedule Saturday when they travel to Westminster for a PAC contest. Kickoff with the Titans is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

BETHANY LOSES IN 4 OVERTIMES AT THIEL

Oct. 11 - GREENVILLE, Pa. – Thiel QB Willie Bova scored on a 10-yard run and an interception inside the 10 ended the Bethany College football team’s (1-5, 0-3) final chance, as the Tomcats (1-5, 1-2) came away with a 50-44 victory in four overtimes at sun-splashed Alumni Stadium in Greenville Saturday.

BETHANY AND THIEL FACE OFF SATURDAY FOR FIRST PAC WIN

Oct. 8 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will travel to Thiel (0-5, 0-2) Saturday for a 1:30 p.m. kickoff at Alumni Stadium, with the winner to come away with their first PAC triumph of the season.

CRUSE BREAKS RECORD, BUT BETHANY FALLS TO THOMAS MORE

Oct. 4 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Junior wide receiver Matt Cruse (Naples, Fla./Barron Collier) caught his 19th career touchdown reception to set a new Bethany College record, but the Bison were upended by visiting Thomas More 42-12 Saturday in front of a Homecoming crowd at Bison Stadium.

BETHANY TACKLES THOMAS MORE FOR HOMECOMING SATURDAY

Oct. 1 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will be aiming to even their PAC record at 1-1 when they host Thomas More (2-1, 2-0) for Homecoming this Saturday. Kickoff at Bison Stadium is scheduled for 2 p.m.

BISON DROP HEART-BREAKER IN PAC OPENER AT GROVE CITY

Sept. 20 - GROVE CITY, Pa. – An offensive shootout in the first half turned into a defensive struggle in the second half, but it was a Grove City touchdown with 1:59 left in the game that gave the Wolverines a 41-35 triumph over the Bethany College football team Saturday night at Robert E. Thorn Field.

BISON GO UNDER THE LIGHTS FOR PAC OPENER AT GROVE CITY

BETHANY, W.Va. – After they evened their record last week with a big win, the Bethany College football team (1-1) will open PAC play Saturday at Grove City (Pa.) College (1-1) in a rare night game at Robert E. Thorn Field, with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m.

BETHANY'S GYURE EARNS TRIO OF AWARDS

September 17 - Bethany College junior John Gyure (Pittsburgh, PA/Brentwood) has been recognized as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Football Defensive Player of the Week for September 13.

BETHANY COMES BACK FOR 34-19 HOME OPENER VICTORY

Sept. 13 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Freshman RB Eric Walker (New Brighton, Pa.) scored two fourth quarter touchdowns, as the Bethany College football team tallied 20 unanswered points in the final period to rally from a five-point deficit and score a 34-19 win over visiting Kentucky Christian University.

BISON OPEN HOME SCHEDULE SATURDAY AGAINST KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN

BETHANY, W.Va. – Following a disappointing loss in the opener last week, the Bethany College football team will try to rebound in their first home game of the season when they host Kentucky Christian University Saturday. Kickoff at Bison Stadium is scheduled for 1 p.m.

TURNOVERS DERAIL BISON IN OPENER AT OTTERBEIN

Sept. 6 - WESTERVILLE, Ohio – Five Bethany College turnovers, including three in the first half that stopped drives inside Otterbein (Ohio) College territory, gave momentum to the hosts and the Cardinals went on to a 40-7 season opening victory over the Bison football team Saturday afternoon.

BETHANY OPENER AT OTTERBEIN TO BE WEBCAST

Sept. 5 - BETHANY, W.Va. – If fans can’t make it to Otterbein (Ohio) College Saturday afternoon for the Bethany College football season opener, they will still be able to listen to all the action from their computer.

BETHANY SEASON OPENER ON TAP FOR SATURDAY AT OTTERBEIN

Sept. 4 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will kick off the 2008 season Saturday when they travel to Westerville, Ohio, to take on Otterbein (Ohio) College in the first-ever meeting between the schools. Kickoff at Otterbein’s Memorial Stadium is slated for 1:30 p.m.

CHANGES GIVING BISON FOOTBALL NEW LOOK IN ‘08

Aug. 13 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Although 17 starters are returning for the Bethany College football team for the 2008 season, there is still quite a bit of change affiliated with the Bison program, which is entering its third year under the direction of head coach Tim Weaver.

BISON FOOTBALL TABBED SIXTH AT PAC MEDIA DAY

Aug. 6 - LATROBE, Pa. – The Bethany College football team was chosen to finish sixth in the preseason poll released Wednesday during the 2008 PAC Football Media Day, held at Saint Vincent College. Voters in the poll included conference head coaches, sports information directors and members of the media who were in attendance at the event.

BETHANY ANNOUNCES 2008 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

May 1 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team has set their 2008 schedule, which includes five road games and five home contests, including four match-ups with Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) opponents.

BISON PLACE 10 ON ALL-PAC FOOTBALL TEAMS

Nov. 13 - WEXFORD, Pa. – When the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) announced its all-league teams Monday afternoon, 10 members of the Bethany College football team were honored, the most since 2003 when 12 Bison earned all-conference laurels.

BETHANY LOSES WILD SHOOTOUT TO #5 W&J 77-39

Nov. 10 - WASHINGTON, Pa. – The Bethany College football team went toe-to-toe with undefeated Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) College for nearly three quarters, but the fifth-ranked Presidents (10-0, 6-0) scored 42 of the game’s final 49 points to record a 77-39 victory over the Bison (4-6, 2-4).

BISON TO CLOSE SEASON SATURDAY AT #5 W&J

Nov. 7 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will complete the 2007 season Saturday afternoon with their biggest challenge of the year, as they travel to Washington & Jefferson (Pa.) College to face the fifth-ranked Presidents. Kickoff is slated for 1:30 p.m. at Cameron Stadium.

BETHANY WIN STREAK STOPPED BY CARNEGIE MELLON

Nov. 3 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Behind two 100-yard rushers, Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) University (5-4) ran for 355 yards and four touchdowns to pull away for a 42-19 victory over the Bethany College football team (4-5) Saturday afternoon, which snapped the Bison’s two-game winning streak.

BETHANY'S DAHLE NAMED SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Oct. 30 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Bethany College sophomore Matthew Dahle (McKees Rocks, Pa./Sto-Rox) has been honored as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Special Teams Player of the Week for Oct. 29.

STREAKING BISON GO FOR THIRD STRAIGHT SATURDAY

Oct. 30 - BETHANY, W.Va. – When Carnegie Mellon (Pa.) University invades Bethany Saturday, the Bison football team will be trying for their third consecutive victory and attempting to clinch their first .500 season since 2001. Kickoff at Bethany Field is scheduled for 1 p.m.

BISON EXPLODE EARLY IN 35-14 WIN OVER THOMAS MORE

Oct. 27 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Senior QB Milton Joyner (Pittsburgh, Pa./Westinghouse) threw for 239 yards and three scores, as the Bethany College football team raced out to a 28-7 halftime lead and went on to a 35-14 victory over visiting Thomas More (Ky.) College Saturday.

BETHANY LOOKING FOR TWO IN A ROW AGAINST THOMAS MORE

Oct. 23 - BETHANY, W.Va. – When the Bethany College football team hosts Thomas More (Ky.) College (4-3, 2-2) Saturday at 1 p.m., the Bison (3-4, 1-3) will not only be looking for their second win in a row this season but also against the Saints.

BETHANY'S JOYNER GARNERS PAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK AWARD

Oct. 22 - WEXFORD, Pa. – Following a standout performance in Saturday’s victory over Westminster (Pa.) College, Bethany College senior quarterback Milton Joyner (Pittsburgh, Pa./Westinghouse) has been recognized as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Offensive Player of the Week for Oct. 22.

HUGE FOURTH QUARTER PROPELS BETHANY TO 41-21 VICTORY

Oct. 20 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Freshman RB Marcus Santini (Seminole, Fla.) had two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, as the Bethany College football team scored 20 unanswered points in the final period to come away with a 41-21 victory over visiting Westminster (Pa.) College Saturday afternoon.

BISON AIMING TO STOP SKID SATURDAY AGAINST WESTMINSTER

Oct. 16 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team (2-4, 0-3) will try to put an end to a four-game losing streak Saturday when they host Westminster (Pa.) College (3-3, 1-2) at 1:30 p.m. at Bethany Field.

BETHANY FALLS TO UNDEFEATED WAYNESBURG

Oct. 13 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team (2-4, 0-3) was held to 113 total yards of offense Saturday, as unbeaten Waynesburg (Pa.) University (6-0, 3-0) ruined the Bison’s Homecoming with a 45-7 victory at Bethany Field.

BETHANY HOSTS UNBEATEN WAYNESBURG SATURDAY FOR HOMECOMING

Oct. 10 - BETHANY, W.Va. – If the Bethany College football team (2-3, 0-2) wants to claim its first PAC victory of the season Saturday, it will have a tall order in front of them, as they host undefeated Waynesburg (Pa.) University (5-0, 2-0) for the Bison’s Homecoming contest. Kickoff at Bethany Field is slated for 2 p.m.

MISSED OPPORTUNITIES SINK BISON IN LOSS AT GROVE CITY

Oct. 6 - GROVE CITY, Pa. – Grove City (Pa.) College (2-4, 2-2) scored 21 unanswered points to break a 15-15 tie and send the Bethany College football team (2-3, 0-2) to a 36-15 loss Saturday afternoon at Robert E. Thorn Field.

BC TRIES TO GET BACK ON TRACK SATURDAY AT GROVE CITY

Oct. 3 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will try to end a two-game losing skid Saturday when they travel to Grove City (Pa.) College to take on the Wolverines in a PAC clash. Kickoff at GCC’s Robert E. Thorn Field is scheduled for 2 p.m.

BETHANY FALLS IN PAC OPENER AT THIEL

Sept. 29 - GREENVILLE, Pa. – Thiel (Pa.) College (2-3, 1-1) rolled up 425 rushing yards, as they scored a 37-13 victory over the Bethany College football team (2-2, 0-1) Saturday afternoon in the Bison’s PAC opener.

BISON OPEN PAC PLAY SATURDAY AT THIEL

Sept. 27 - BETHANY, W.Va. – The Bethany College football team will try to rebound from its first loss of the season Saturday when it opens Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) play in Greenville, Pa., against Thiel College. Kickoff at Thiel’s Alumni Stadium is set for 1 p.m.

BETHANY FALLS AT GENEVA FOR FIRST LOSS IN '07

Sept. 22 - BEAVER FALLS, Pa. – A touchdown by Geneva (Pa.) College (3-1) with under two minutes to play clinched a 28-13 victory over the Bethany College football team, who dropped to 2-1 this season with the setback.

BETHANY TAKES TO THE ROAD SATURDAY FOR BATTLE AT GENEVA

Sept. 20 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After winning their first two games by an average of 38 points, the Bethany College football team will face a stern test Saturday when they travel to Geneva (Pa.) College (2-1). Kickoff at Geneva’s Reeves Stadium is set for 6:30 p.m.

BETHANY SITS HIGH IN NATIONAL STATISTICAL RANKINGS

Sept. 19 - BETHANY, W.Va. – A record-setting performance in last week’s 66-7 victory over Saint Vincent (Pa.) College has helped propel the Bethany College football team near the top nationally in numerous statistical categories, and in one instance, at the very top.

BETHANY'S BLUMER GAINS PAC SPECIAL TEAMS AWARD

Sept. 18 - WEXFORD, Pa. – The Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) selected Bethany College junior kicker/QB Matt Blumer (Sarasota, Fla./Cardinal Mooney) as its Special Teams Player of the Week for Sept. 17.

BETHANY ROLLS TO 66-7 VICTORY OVER SAINT VINCENT

Sept. 15 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Behind school-record totals in total offense (739) and rushing yards (482), the Bethany College football team improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2001 with a resounding 66-7 victory over visiting Saint Vincent (Pa.) College (0-3) Saturday afternoon.

BISON AIMING FOR 2-0 START WHEN SAINT VINCENT VISITS SATURDAY

Sept. 12 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After their largest victory in a season opener in six years, the Bethany College football team will have a chance to improve to 2-0 for the first time since 2001 when they host Saint Vincent (Pa.) College Saturday in their home opener at Bethany Field. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m.

PAC HONORS BETHANY'S WINEBERG AS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Sept. 11 - WEXFORD, Pa. — Bethany College senior Bill Wineberg (Pittsburgh, Pa./Shaler) has been recognized as the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Football Defensive Player of the Week for Sept. 10.

BISON OPEN SEASON WITH 24-7 WIN AT HIRAM

Sept. 8 - HIRAM, Ohio – Behind 447 yards of total offense, including a career-high 137 rushing yards from junior RB Nick Neratka (Markleysburg, Pa./Uniontown), the Bethany College football team began the 2007 season with a 24-7 victory at Hiram (Ohio) College Saturday afternoon.

BETHANY PRIMED TO OPEN SEASON SATURDAY AT HIRAM

Sept. 5 - BETHANY, W.Va. – After sitting through their bye week, the Bethany College football team will finally begin the 2007 season Saturday when they travel to Hiram (Ohio) College for a non-conference tilt. Kickoff at Henry Field is set for 1 p.m.

BISON NAME STARTING QUARTERBACK FOR SEASON OPENER

Sept. 1 - BETHANY, W.Va. – Even though the Bethany College football team doesn’t start their season until Sept. 8, Bison head coach Tim Weaver has announced who will be under center when the 2007 campaign kicks off at Hiram (Ohio) College.

BETHANY EYES FURTHER IMPROVEMENT IN YEAR TWO UNDER WEAVER

BETHANY, W.Va. – With 19 starters returning following their best season since 2001, the Bethany College football program will look to build off last year’s success as they prepare for their second campaign under head coach Tim Weaver.

BETHANY FOOTBALL TABBED SIXTH AT PAC MEDIA DAY

July 31 - LATROBE, Pa. – The Bethany College football program was picked to finish sixth overall according to the preseason poll released Tuesday afternoon at the 2007 Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) Football Media Day, which was held at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.
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