2011 Around the South columns

November 16, 2011 Football doesn't owe you anything The lessons the game teaches are more important than whether you were an All-American, starter or a scrub. The lessons that the game teaches are more important than the number of yards gained, tackles made or games won.

October 20, 2011 A midseason review We’ve passed the midway point of the season and it’s hard to believe that there are only four weeks remaining in the regular season.

October 12, 2011 Pinque anything but angry According to Centre coach Andy Frye, his senior running back Jonathan Pinque “runs angry.” But as you learn more about him, it appears that he lives his life off the field in the completely opposite way.

October 6, 2011 No longer the doormat Sewanee's upperclassmen saw an opportunity and worked for it, and the Tigers have already doubled their win total from the previous two years combined.

September 28, 2011 Versatile Janzen keys Wildcats Already an accomplished linebacker, Nate Janzen has added fullback in the Wildcats' short yardage and goal line package.

September 22, 2011 Wild year for the ASC If we learned one thing in Week 3, it is probably that it could be a wild year in the American Southwest Conference.

September 15, 2011 Trinity (Texas) facing a new world The breakup of the SCAC is going to leave two Texas teams without a conference home. What are the options?

September 7, 2011 ETBU chasing the best “It wouldn’t do us any good to play an out-of-conference team that we could probably slap around,” East Texas Baptist coach Mark Sartain said.

August 30, 2011 Welcome to the 2011 season There is plenty of change coming to the southern wing of the South Region. Who are the contenders this season?

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

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