• Diplomats Fall to Muhlenberg
    September 29, 2018
    Muhlenberg defeated No. 23 Franklin & Marshall 42-21 in Centennial Conference (CC) football action Saturday afternoon. The loss is the first for F&M this season as the Diplomats fall to 4-1, 3-1 CC while the Mules improved to 4-0, 4-0 CC. 
  • No. 24 Diplomats Take Down McDaniel
    September 15, 2018
    No. 24 Franklin & Marshall defeated McDaniel 21-14 in Centennial Conference (CC) football action Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats improved to 3-0, 2-0 CC while the Green Terror fell to 1-2, 0-2 CC.
  • Roundup: Week 2 is rally time
    September 08, 2018
    UW-Stout, Franklin & Marshall and Beloit were among the teams that rallied from second-half deficits to post victories in Saturday's action. Stout won on a walkoff blocked extra point, Beloit won on a field goal with 22 seconds left and F&M just won going away. 
  • Second Half Surge Lifts Diplomats Past Eagles
    September 08, 2018
    Franklin & Marshall scored 33 unanswered points in the second half to erase a 17-7 halftime deficit and defeated Juniata 40-17 in Centennial Conference (CC) football action Saturday afternoon. The Diplomats improved to 2-0, 1-0 CC while the Eagles dropped to 0-2, 0-1 CC. 
  • Podcast: Bucking the odds
    April 20, 2018
    In an April with a lot of news, we're hoping for some even bigger news -- an NFL draft pick. Wesley offensive lineman Matthew Gono is a prime candidate and we sit down with him, as well as coaches from F&M and Occidental. That plus Pat and Keith discuss what's brewing at Mary Hardin-Baylor, Thomas More and more.
  • Wooster senior voted to lead Good Works Team
    December 04, 2017
    Scots center Patrick Mohorcic was voted team captain of the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team, which is focused on community service. He's the second D-III captain in as many years, and one of several D-III players on the team.
  • A grand opening
    October 25, 2017
    Franklin and Marshall played its first game at the new Shadek Stadium and the Diplomats' new home debut could not have gone any better. Andrew Lovell has more in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Wrapup: Trine gets key W; F&M has new home
    October 21, 2017
    Trine improved to 7-0 for the first time since 2010, Franklin & Marshall had a big win in a trophy game in their new stadium, while Union again showed it was ready to contend again for a conference title in Saturday's Division III football contests. More in the national roundup.
  • Hot starts create unlikely unbeatens
    September 28, 2017
    As we head into the final weekend of the season’s first month, 39 teams sit at either 3-0 or 4-0. Many are the usual suspects, including 18 teams ranked in the latest Top 25 poll. Others, however, are off to more historic starts. More in Around the Nation.
  • A tree grows in Allentown
    September 14, 2016
    Mike Donnelly's coaching tree continues to develop new branches. There are now six D-III head coaches who learned under the tutelage of the Muhlenberg legend. More in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • 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.
  • Centennial, MAC pull out of ECAC bowls
    November 05, 2015
    With the ECAC taking postseason bowl games away from local campuses and relocating them all to Connecticut, two Mid-Atlantic conferences are saying 'no, thanks' and holding their own postseason games instead.
  • Starting off strong at Susquehanna
    September 29, 2015
    The first coaching transition at Susquehanna in 26 years has been a smooth one so far. The Crusaders are off to their best start since 2011 behind rookie head coach Tom Perkovich.
  • Finding a way to win
    September 15, 2015
    Three programs started the season 2-0, but had to make major adjustments along the way. Find out how they adapted from Week 1 to Week 2 and still found the win column, plus more in Around the Mid-Atlantic.
  • Finding a way to win
    September 14, 2015
    Shenandoah, Gettysburg, and Franklin and Marshall are off to great starts, but each team had to make adjustments from Week 1 to Week 2. The only identity these squads have established is the one that matters most.
  • Top 25: Wartburg wins showdown; Muhlenberg upset
    September 12, 2015
    The Knights won a defensive battle at No. 19 Bethel, while F&M scored twice in the final five minutes to knock off No. 23 Muhlenberg. Whitewater and Wesley rolled in their season debuts. More in the Top 25 wrapup.
  • Season opens with epic defensive battle
    September 03, 2015
    Ursinus and a Division II school played to a scoreless regulation, then needed five overtimes to decide it. Meanwhile, elsewhere in Pennsylvania, F&M and Lebanon Valley renewed their rivalry with a high-scoring battle.
  • Diplomats Edge Dutchmen in Season Opener
    September 06, 2014
    Franklin & Marshall defeated Lebanon Valley 28-21 in non-conference football action Saturday afternoon at Sponaugle-Williamson Field. The Diplomats improved to 1-0 while the Dutchmen fell to 0-1.
  • Competitive Centennial teams have their ups and downs
    November 07, 2012
    Franklin and Marshall has bounced back from a 3-7 campaign last season to being an outside playoff contender this year. But not all teams are striding forward. McDaniel is unexpectedly still hunting for win No. 1.
  • Top 25 wrap: Wabash, Hopkins fall
    November 03, 2012
    Oberlin shocked No. 10 Wabash, ending the Little Giants' NCAC title hopes, while Johns Hopkins lost its first game. Mount Union, Salisbury, Linfield and more clinched in Top 25 action.
  • Diplomats Dominate McDaniel
    October 13, 2012
    Franklin & Marshall defeated McDaniel 35-10 in Centennial Conference (CC) football action Saturday afternoon at Sponaugle-Williamson Field. The Diplomats pushed their winning streak over the Green Terror to nine straight games with the victory.
  • Players do well at doing good
    September 25, 2012
    Players such as Ursinus' Tony Rosa and Franklin and Marshall's Chad Tothero who devote what little free time and energy they have to charitable causes have learned that they benefit as much as those they help.
  • Diplomats March Past Generals
    September 01, 2012
    Lamont Jackson's nine-yard run with 15 seconds remaining in the game delivered Franklin & Marshall a dramatic 35-28 victory over Washington & Lee in the Diplomats 125th season opener.
  • Bullets Edge Diplomats
    November 12, 2011
    LANCASTER, Pa. – Two turnovers proved to be the difference as Gettysburg handed Franklin & Marshall a 28-14 defeat in the Centennial Conference (CC) football season finale for both squads. F&M ends its season with a 3-7 overall, 3-6 CC record while the Bullets closed out 2011 with 6-4, 6-3 CC mark.
  • Battle in Baltimore
    November 05, 2011
    Franklin & Marshall gave Johns Hopkins its toughest game of the year Saturday at Homestead Field. The Diplomats held leads of 10-0 and 17-14 against the No. 11 Blue Jays before Hopkins rallied to escape with 28-23 win in Centennial Conference (CC) football action. The Diplomats (3-6, 3-5 CC) held Hopkins (9-0, 8-0 CC) to its lowest point total of the year, keeping the Blue Jays out of the endzone in the first 20 minutes of the play.
  • Crusaders Defeat Diplomats
    October 29, 2011
    LANCASTER, Pa. -- Greg Tellish picked up 219 all-purpose yards with four touchdowns to lead Susquehanna over Franklin & Marshall in Centennial Conference (CC) football action during a driving snowstorm in Lancaster. The win marks the first time the Crusaders (5-4, 4-3 CC) have defeated F&M (3-5, 3-4 CC) in program history.
  • Special Day
    October 22, 2011
    One of the most mundane plays in any football game – the punt – turned out to be one of the most exciting for Franklin & Marshall. A fake punt kept F&M's first scoring drive alive in the first quarter, and a blocked punt led to the go-ahead score in the fourth, as Franklin & Marshall handed Moravian a 14-7 setback in Centennial Conference (CC) play Saturday afternoon.
  • Dickinson Reclaims Wagon
    October 01, 2011
    Dickinson scored 21 unanswered points to open the second half en route to a 31-24 victory over Franklin & Marshall Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) football action. The win sends the coveted Conestoga Wagon Trophy back to Carlisle.
  • Diplomats Soar Over Eagles
    September 24, 2011
    Franklin & Marshall's defense caused four turnovers, and its offense had five different players hit paydirt, en route to a 40-14 Homecoming win over Juniata Saturday afternoon in Centennial Conference (CC) football action. The defense held the Eagles to just 141 yards while keeping Juniata out of the end zone. The Eagles' two scores came on a punt and a kick off return.
  • Mules Down Diplomats
    September 10, 2011
    Muhlenberg's defense forced four interceptions and picked up seven sacks as the Mules defeated Franklin & Marshall 34-13 in Centennial Conference (CC) football action. Three of the interceptions led to touchdowns, which proved to be the difference in the game.
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