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UNH faces ‘complete team’ in FCS semifinals against Illinois State

Saturday, December 20, 2014

DURHAM – The Wildcats want to take the next step. Today they’ll get that chance. New Hampshire reached it’s first FCS semifinal last year, only to suffer a 52-14 loss to North Dakota State, a team that went on to win its third straight national title. No. 1 UNH (12-1) will get another chance to win a semifinal starting at …

Defending champion North Dakota State beats Sam Houston State, 35-3, to return to final

Saturday, December 20, 2014

FARGO, N.D. – John Crockett ran for three touchdowns and North Dakota State’s defense returned to form with a 35-3 win over Sam Houston State …

UNH hockey: Ideas for how the Wildcats can turn things around after a rough first half

Friday, December 19, 2014

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team is on its break, so with no game to preview for this weekend, it’s appropriate to take …

From humble beginnings, UNH’s Harris becomes all-time ’Cat great

Friday, December 19, 2014

DURHAM – The production, accolades and broken records have become normal expectations for R.J. Harris, and why not? The New Hampshire senior leads the FCS in yards receiving with 1,483. He’s been named to three All-America teams just …

R.J. Harris’s career statistics at UNH

Friday, December 19, 2014

Season Rec Yards Avg. TD 2011 50 714 14.3 7 2012 84 1,059 12.6 9 2013 76 1,004 13.2 5 2014 94 1,483 15.8 15 Total 304 4,260 14.0 36 …

EWU’s Adams, SDSU’s Zenner lead FCS All-Americans

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Vernon Adams only needed to play 10 games for Eastern Washington to become an All-American. Adams was chosen the first-team quarterback for the Associated Press FCS All-America team released yesterday after a remarkable – yet abbreviated – season. …

UNH football team savors chances to play in front of home crowd

Thursday, December 18, 2014

DURHAM – Last year they reached the FCS semifinals for the first time ever. Last week they hosted a quarterfinal game for just the second time in school history. Saturday’s game will be a mashup of those two feats as No. 1 UNH (12-1) hosts No. 5 Illinois …

UNH’s McDonnell is national coach of the year

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

University of New Hampshire football Head Coach Sean McDonnell was named recipient of the 2014 Eddie Robinson Award yesterday as the Football Championship Subdivision national coach of the year. McDonnell, who was also feted in 2005, is just …

UNH athletes rake in the awards

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

UNH senior wide receiver R.J. Harris was named to the American Football Coaches Association Football Championship Subdivision All-America Team yesterday. Harris has a school single-season record 94 catches for 1,483 yards and 15 receiving touchdowns in 13 games to average 114.1 yards per game and 15.8 yards per …

UNH men’s basketball beats Colgate, 63-57

Monday, December 15, 2014

Tanner Leissner had a career-high 21 points and New Hampshire scored 10 straight in the final three minutes to pull ahead of Colgate for a 63-57 win yesterday. Joe Bramanti’s layup with 1:07 left gave the Wildcats (6-3) the lead for good at 57-55. Leissner extended it with …

Underclassmen ranks have plenty of candidates for next year’s Heisman Trophy

Monday, December 15, 2014

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota will likely be taking his game to the NFL next season. Runner-up Melvin Gordon has already said he will be skipping his last year of eligibility at Wisconsin to enter the NFL draft. …

Tim O’Sullivan column: UNH puts the foot in football

Sunday, December 14, 2014

DURHAM – They can be easy to overlook. The coverage guys are mostly backups. The kickers are practically playing a different sport. But few who watched No. 1 New Hampshire beat No. 8 Chattanooga in Friday night’s FCS …

Navy earns 13th straight victory over Army, 13-10

Sunday, December 14, 2014

BALTIMORE – The game was over, and it was time for Navy to celebrate its 13th straight victory over Army. After the Midshipmen stood respectfully for Army’s alma mater, defensive ends Paul Quessenberry and Will Anthony hoisted Ken …