1999-2009 Around the South columns

November 18, 2009 Four teams look forward

November 4, 2009 On Cowboys and 'Indians'

October 28, 2009 A year later, Huntingdon still working for its moment It was supposed to be their moment. In their sixth season, they had paid their dues, with just two losing seasons since the program began.

Brian Lester

Brian Lester is a reporter in Florida. He has 14 years of experience at newspapers in Virginia, North Carolina and Ohio, spending 10 at The Courier in Findlay, Ohio. Lester also writes an Around the Region column for D3hoops.com and wrote Around the Great Lakes for D3football.com from 2012-14. He is a graduate of Eastern Illinois.

2014 columnist: Justin Goldberg
2013 columnist: Andee Djuric
2012 columnist: Kyle Robarts
2008-11 columnist: Jason Bowen

Previous Columns

November 17, 2015
Long road to the postseason over for Hardin-Simmons
Korey Zavala has waited his entire career to play in the postseason and the senior defensive lineman...
November 10, 2015
Hendrix's Winn win situation
Hendrix coach Buck Buchanan wasn’t sure where he was going to put Dayton Winn when he...
November 3, 2015
Peaking at the right time
Tyler Bates was 3 when his mom passed away, so the memories of her are difficult to recall. Except...
October 28, 2015
Not good enough? Not likely!
Micah Sherman was told by the doubters he wasn’t good enough to play college football. But if...
October 20, 2015
Bouncing back: Berry goes from 0-1 to SAA driver's seat
A season-opening loss caused some soul-searching for the Vikings. And Berry, in just its third...
October 13, 2015
Teidrick Smith: One of the front four
Mary Hardin-Baylor defensive end Teidrick Smith burst into the national spotlight with a big...
October 7, 2015
Ross on the run for 'Roos
Madison Ross, a first-team Academic All-American at Austin College, is having an All-American...
September 29, 2015
Maroons back has the ultimate in breakout games
Chandler Carroll had not gotten many carries in the first two games of the season for the University...
September 22, 2015
Good works, on the field and off
As much as junior linebacker Brad Hood has succeeded in the game of football, he’s also...
September 15, 2015
Ramos fueling HSU's return
One of the top return men in Division III and a pretty good wide receiver as well, Hardin-Simmons'...
September 8, 2015
Crenshaw gets his kicks at Hendrix
Some years ago, Steve Crenshaw switched from soccer to football. It's safe to say Hendrix is glad he...
August 31, 2015
10 games to watch for 2015
Brian Lester takes over the Around the South column, which covers the American Southwest Conference,...
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