• ATN Podcast: Trying to break through
    July 29, 2018
    How do you break into the upper echelon of the ASC? How do you get into contention in the WIAC? In the latest D3football.com Around the Nation podcast, Pat and Keith talk to coaches trying to do just that, plus, hey, gray turf.
  • Pirates Rout McMurry in First ASC Win
    September 09, 2017
    Making their maiden voyage into their new waters, the American Southwest Conference, the Southwestern Pirates stymied the McMurry War Haws 56-12 Saturday evening at Birkelbach Field.
  • Pirates Rally Falls Short at Denison, 49-31
    September 02, 2017
    The Southwestern Pirates opened the game with a 14-0 lead but couldn't maintain the lead as Denison came from behind for the 49-31 win in Granville, Ohio Saturday evening.
  • A focus on the family at UMHB
    November 15, 2016
    UMHB star Baylor Mullins played high school ball with his father and brother as his coaches. Today, his dad is helping to coach the Cru, just on the opposite side of the ball.
  • Out of the darkness, light
    November 10, 2016
    Sometimes, things don’t go your way. Sometimes, your highest expectations are crushed by unanticipated disappointment. But even if your team goes 0-for-2016, there's reason for hope. Around the Nation talks to five coaches who have brought their programs up from the bottom.
  • Southwestern, TLU to join ASC for football
    December 03, 2015
    When two of the SCAC's football programs aligned with the Southern Athletic Association last month, it seemed inevitable the other two would end up with the American Southwest Conference. And indeed, that's how it ends up.
  • Southwestern to honor first senior in 65 years on Saturday
    November 12, 2015
    Nick Mask suited up this season as the first football senior at Southwestern University since 1950.
  • The perfect play call
    November 10, 2015
    Making the play call at exactly the right time, and executing it, is what it takes in this game. And if that means your punter is throwing a jump pass, hey, if it works ... that's the D3football.com Play of the Week.
  • Not good enough? Not likely!
    October 28, 2015
    Micah Sherman was told by the doubters he wasn’t good enough to play college football. But if they only knew his story, a story filled with adversity, they would have never doubted him. The skills that helped him survive in a Russian orphanage make football look like child's play.
  • Best road trips of 2015: Week 4
    August 10, 2015
    Pack up the car. You have a long drive ahead of you, but you have a whole extra day to do it.
  • Southwestern still pushing ahead
    October 22, 2014
    While other second-year programs have multiple wins under their belt, the 'W' column hasn't looked as rosy for Southwestern. But they are still making progress as a program.
  • Pirates and Tigers set to tussle in San Antonio
    October 14, 2014
    Southwestern and Trinity will both look to snap losing skids Saturday as they meet up in a non-conference matchup at Tiger Stadium.
  • Pirates Host Oklahoma Panhandle St. in First Ever Meeting
    October 07, 2014
    Southwestern looks to get back into the win column as Oklahoma Panhandle State comes to town for the first ever meeting between the two programs.
  • Southwestern returns home for tilt with Austin College
    September 30, 2014
    Southwestern returns home to face a surging Austin College team that ranks near the top of the league in rushing.
  • Turnovers Plague Pirates in 51-7 Road Loss
    September 27, 2014
    SHAWNEE, Okla. – A trio of first half turnovers proved to be too much for Southwestern University Saturday as the Pirates fell, 51-7, at Oklahoma Baptist in non-conference college football action.
  • Second half lifts ETBU over Southwestern, 58-34
    September 20, 2014
    MARSHALL, Texas – After a historic win the Southwestern University football team jumped out to a lead before East Texas Baptist responded with 20 points to open the second half and held onto a 58-34 win over in non-conference action from Ornelas Stadium.
  • Startups come back for seconds
    September 17, 2014
    The three teams that started up Division III football programs last season are now in the midst of Year Two, and they don't play so much like freshmen any more.
  • Southwestern defense clashes with high-flying East Texas Baptist offense
    September 16, 2014
    The Pirates hit the road for the first time in 2014 after forcing seven turnovers on defense, Southwestern matches up with the high-flying offense from East Texas Baptist.
  • Roundup: Rose-Hulman, IC make history in 3OT
    September 13, 2014
    Rose-Hulman outlasted Illinois College 74-68 in a game that tied the D-III mark for most points in a game. Meanwhile, Southwestern picked up the first win since the revival of the program while Cortland State must be kicking itself after its second consecutive late-game miscue and an Elmhurst running back named Williams had a 300-yard game.
  • Four Interceptions help lead Pirates to historic win
    September 13, 2014
    GEORGETOWN – It will be a memory that will last a life time.
  • Pirates opener called after multiple weather delays
    September 07, 2014
    GEORGETOWN – The Southwestern University football team will have to wait another week for their first official game as Saturday night's opener against Hardin-Simmons was called after multiple weather delays.
  • Pirates open season in clash with Cowboys
    September 01, 2014
    GEORGETOWN -- Southwestern opens the 2014 season under the lights on Saturday against American Southwest Conference foe Hardin-Simmons.
  • Pirates open season in clash with Cowboys
    September 01, 2014
    GEORGETOWN -- Southwestern opens the 2014 season under the lights on Saturday against American Southwest Conference foe Hardin-Simmons.
  • Southwestern beats Stuttgart Scorpions 48-7 in Germany
    May 29, 2014
    STUTTGART, GERMANY - The Southwestern University Pirates triumphed 48-7 over German Football League side the Stuttgart Scorpions on Sunday.
  • Pirates Renew Coaching Links With German Football League
    May 12, 2014
    GRANBURY, TEXAS – Southwestern University will head to Germany next week to prepare to face German Football League (GFL) team the Stuttgart Scorpions as part of a 12-day overseas tour organized by Global Football.
  • First-year programs back on recruiting trail
    November 20, 2013
    After mixed results in their first season of Division III football, Berry, Hendrix and Southwestern are already preparing for Year 2.
  • Austin named offensive coordinator in return to Bowl of the Stars
    November 19, 2013
    GRANBURY, Texas – For the second year in a row Southwestern University head football coach Joe Austin will join Global Football and Team Stars and Stripes in Mexico for the for the fifth annual Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars).
  • Early deficit proves too large as Pirates fall 25-6 on Homecoming
    November 02, 2013
    GEORGETOWN – A tale of two halves proved to be the difference Saturday as the Southwestern University football team fell to Austin College on Homecoming, 25-6 at Birkelbach Field.
  • Southwestern and Austin tangle in Homecoming battle
    October 30, 2013
    Southwestern will host its first Homecoming football contest in over 63 years as the Pirates host Austin College in a rematch from earlier this season.
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