• Southern Virginia to join ODAC
    October 16, 2017
    Instead of driving up toward New Jersey every other weekend, in 2019 Southern Virginia will have some shorter road trips, including a school just across the highway.
  • A Grande debut
    September 08, 2016
    Excitement at Ferrum was already building under first-year head coach Rob Grande. The Panthers' thrilling comeback over Grande's former employer took that excitement to a new level. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Snap judgments: The excitement is back
    September 04, 2016
    Week 1 had it all. Impressive debuts from coaches and players, thrilling comebacks, and Top 25 upsets. Adam Turer recaps the opening weekend's action in his first edition of Snap Judgments.
  • 10 games to watch in 2016
    August 29, 2016
    There's a new Around the Mid-Atlantic columnist, but he's no stranger to D3football.com readers. Here are the 10 games in the region that caught Andrew Lovell's eye when he studied the USA South, ODAC, and Centennial schedules.
  • Grande named Ferrum football coach
    January 03, 2016
    Rob Grande, an assistant coach at Emory & Henry, got the nod to replace Dave Harper at Ferrum.
  • Harper resigns after five years as Ferrum head coach
    November 19, 2015
    Dave Harper, who spent 20 years as an assistant as Ferrum, 10 years as associate head coach, is out after five years in the top job. His teams went 3-17 the past two seasons.
  • Get your mind right
    October 20, 2015
    Every player tries to reach a certain level of intensity before taking the field. One song can get him ready to play his best. Find out what jams fire up players from Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • USAC has veterans under center
    October 08, 2014
    The USA South Athletic Conference has five quarterbacks who have three or more years as starters under their belts, plus another who led D-III in passing last year. Suffice it to say, that's a lot to gameplan for.
  • Ferrum assistant gets next turn in RPI's revolving door
    March 08, 2013
    RPI's fifth head coach in 21 months is Ralph Isernia, who has been an assistant head coach at FCS and D-II but has most recently been the offensive coordinator at Ferrum.
  • Ferrum player killed
    December 29, 2012
    Panthers linebacker Zavier Stringfellow was found dead in a car in Northern Virginia on Friday night. Police are investigating it as a homicide.
  • Foundations of a first impression
    September 27, 2011
    Dave Harper spent nearly two decades as an assistant at Ferrum. And while the landscape isn't entirely new in his first year as head coach, it's certainly been rugged.
  • Ferrum hires from within
    December 10, 2010
    Ferrum's national search for a head coach ended up with the guy down the hall.
  • Ferrum, Methodist coaches bid farewell
    November 17, 2010
    Dave Davis and Jim Sypult might not have gone out on top in the USA South, but they each retired on their own terms this season.
  • Statistical Spotlight
    October 12, 2010
    Each week during the regular season we look at some of the key statistical performances from the weekend in Division III football, highlighting one per region.
  • Ferrum Wins in Three Overtimes
    October 09, 2010
    Quarterback Marcus Mayo threw two TD passes, rushed for two TDs and returned two punts for TDs to lead Ferrum to a 51-45 USA South win over Methodist after three overtimes.
  • Athletes' good works get noticed
    September 21, 2010
    The AFCA Good Works team nearly snubbed D-III entirely this season, picking just one instead of the average of four. Ryan Tipps writes about two who were deserving.
  • Ferrum coach to retire
    August 17, 2010
    Ferrum coach Dave Davis will retire at the end of the 2010 football season, The Franklin News-Post of Rocky Mount, Va., is reporting.
  • Every second counts for Ferrum, Bridgewater
    September 22, 2009
    It’s easy for a team to let the hangover of a close defeat burden its poise and execution on the field afterward. And it’s easy to fall prey to the same mistakes over and over.
  • Three games in 30 hours: A regional hat trick
    September 18, 2007
    People who have spent years roaming the Division III landscape often can say that they have pretty much seen it all. But few people can say they've tried to see it all in just one weekend, which is what I set out to do.
  • Can't be everywhere? Let's try
    September 19, 2006
    Week 3 in the region was headlined by two crucial games of varying degrees of consequence.