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Mount Union men’s basketball must live with sport’s worst looming question, what if? The team received news mid-afternoon Thursday that NCAA would be canceling all championship tournaments. More news broke that the OAC would be canceling all spring sports. At 27-3 and headed for a sweet sixt…

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How We Got Here: Mount Union is coming off two home wins to start the tournament. The Raiders defeated Cairn University in round one, 107-76. In round two Mount Union saw better competition in York College, but won again 90-77. The Raiders saw record breaking performances in both games. Agai…

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AUBURNDALE, Fla- Mount Union returned to Lake Myrtle Sports Complex in Auburndale Monday, for a double header with Ursinus College (Pa). The total innings played on the day, 23 innings. Mount Union (4-4) split the set with Ursinus (5-3).

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CLERMONT, FL: Mount Union softball started the Spring Games by splitting the first two days. Day three was a much better day as Mount Union (4-2) defeated Suffolk (0-3) and Ursinus (PA) (2-2). Both games saw great hitting from the Raiders accompanied by two great pitching performances. 

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It was business as usual on February 25 when the Lady Raiders welcomed the Kenyon Ladies to Mount Union Stadium for their season opener. Kenyon came into the game with a 2-0 record with wins over Westminster (PA) and John Carroll University.  

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It’s been a phenomenal year so far for the Mount Union men’s volleyball team, and the Raiders continued their roll when they welcomed the Olivet Comets to the MAAC on February 21. The Raiders entered the match 9-1 overall, and the Comets came in at 1-7. Mount Union dominated from the first s…

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February 27th will go down as a very successful day for Mount Union basketball. OAC honors were announced, players reached new heights, and Mount Union moved on. The Raiders will play for the OAC tournament title after a 97-66 win over Heidelberg.

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ALLIANCE, Ohio: Mount Union opened the OAC tournament with an awkward start. Missed shots, injuries, and timeouts that are not usually taken dimmed the first half for a packed crowd. A tough first half meant a chance at an improved second half of basketball. Eventually the Raiders (23-3) fou…

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The Purple Raiders women’s lacrosse team will be entering the 2020 season in a familiar position and one that has become the expectation in Alliance, Ohio. In preseason polling among the OAC coaches the Raiders were tabbed to finish first. The Raiders won the poll with 64 points overall and …

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The Mount Union women’s basketball team struggled on offense in a 65-53 loss to Capital at home Saturday afternoon. It was senior day for the Purple Raiders as Hannah Schaefer, Zanny Sauter, and Kaela Jackson were all celebrated during pre-game.  

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The last team to beat Mount Union in Alliance walked back in Wednesday night. Baldwin Wallace won the OAC tournament at the MAAC last year, to go to the national tournament. Mount Union passed another test as the Raiders (21-3) defeated Baldwin Wallace (13-11) 83-73. 

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Jon Beilein has reportedly agreed to step down as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. As J.B. Bickerstaff takes over the team, it’s very unclear where the franchise is headed. Examining the Cavaliers direction is difficult; their situation is unlike any other team. 

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The last time Mount Union Men’s basketball won in Marietta was the 2014-2015 OAC championship game. That means an entire Senior class has felt the wrath of the home crowd at Ban Johnson Arena. The community and students came out in full support and gave Mount Union a feeling that they were p…

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The Mount Union men’s volleyball team looked to continue their winning ways on February 7 when they hosted Wittenberg in their 2020 home opener. Mount Union entered the match with a 5-0 record on the early season. On the other side of the net, the Tigers came into Thursday’s match with a 3-8…

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Mount Union men’s basketball took care of business with a 99-72 win over the Otterbein Cardinals on Saturday. After moving to 18-3 on the year and 13-1 in the OAC, the focus is now shifted as the Raiders head to Marietta this Wednesday. The #16 Pioneers look to get revenge against the #14 Ra…

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The eighth annual Tribe Fest took place this past Saturday at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, and yet again, it was a successful day of celebrating the local baseball team’s upcoming season. With thousands of fans and more than 30 players, alumni and coaches in attendance, thi…

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Mount Union Men’s basketball has made great strides this year. The team sits at #14 in the nation and #1 in the OAC. The Raiders’ goal is simple as they eye bigger games: keep winning. Mount Union (17-3) did just that with a sound 85-63 win over Muskingum (8-12) Wednesday night.  

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Kobe Bryant’s death last week left the world shocked and confused. Now, as many start to feel the reality of the legend's death set in, an entire life is on display. A tragedy like this has allowed the basketball world to reflect and tell stories as the world continues to mourn. The followin…

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D’Vontay Friga’s hand wrapped, Collen Gurley running on fumes, an 86-85 lead, and every bucket being answered is where the Raiders sat with 1:30 left. Mount welcomed their OAC rival John Carroll Wednesday. Despite the situation, the Raiders found a way to squeak out a 88-85 win. 

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On Sunday, February 2, the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs will meet to crown a champion of the NFL’s 100th season in Super Bowl LIV at HardRock Stadium in Miami, Florida.  

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Twitter provided shock, confusion, tributes, and sadly confirmation Sunday that Kobe Bryant, Gianna Bryant, John Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, and Alyssa Altobelli passed away in a helicopter crash. More names are still being released from the incident that continues to dominate national news. …

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Mount Union Women’s Basketball hosted Wilmington Saturday afternoon, in an Ohio Athletic Conference battle. Both teams came into play with a 9-7 record, seeking win number ten. Mount Union would squeak by with a two-point victory after a dominating second half. 

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Mount Union has watched Marietta win the OAC year after year. Upon receiving the AP vote to win the OAC this year, the Raiders new their game against the Pioneers would hold special meaning. This game brought a blackout themed student section, a packed MAAC, Alumni there to support, and pres…

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Eight seniors on the Mount Union Swimming and Diving team swam their last regular season meet in their home pool on Saturday. The Mount Union Raiders took victory over the Wilmington Quakers for Senior Day. 

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All of the Mount Union men’s basketball team’s losses came during away games this season. They were just defeated by John Carroll by 17 points while on the road. As the men traveled to Muskingum Wednesday night, the team set out to prove that being on the road translates to a win. Asked and …

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Vince Kehres’ announcement to head to Toledo as a Defensive Assistant was shocking for all Raider fans and the entire Division III. Players heard of the news on Twitter before an official announcement from the coach was given later in the afternoon. Players have now begun to show support for…

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 As the Browns end their search for a head coach, the Raiders may be just beginning theirs. The news shocked both Mount Union and the entirety of Division III when it was reported that head coach Vince Kehres accepted a job at the University of Toledo. 

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Kevin Love has spent every year of his career with the Cavaliers fighting trade rumors. Despite the rumors, the five-time all-star has earned himself both a championship and a fresh contract extension during his time in Cleveland. Now, as the Cavs begin to struggle, national sports media out…

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The 2019 Mount Union football team was built to win again, and yet they will be home this holiday season. The number one offense in Division Three, North Central College came into Saturday ready to surprise, and that’s what they did. The Raiders walked off their home field wondering how the …

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The Lady Raiders got themselves back on track after suffering their first loss of the year in the M-Club Tournament final when they hosted Kenyon on November 26. Mount Union entered the game sporting a 4-1 record, and Kenyon came in sitting at .500 (3-3).  

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Mount Union opened their 2019 playoff campaign with everything they wanted. The offense produced, while the defense once gain did what they have done all year. Offense and defense working well means a 65-14 Mount Union win over Hanover College. 

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Normally when you ask that question when regarding the Cleveland Browns, it’s understandable. The Browns usually cause us to ask ourselves if they’re actually playing football or not. That was the case of the entire 2017 season when they went 0-16.  

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Mount Union finished their regular season Saturday on the road against Marietta. Despite another playoff run shimmering the distance, the Raiders had to finish business against an OAC opponent. Mount Union had no problems, winning 69-7. Senior D’Angelo Fulford won 91.1 WRMU Player of the gam…

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The Raiders traveled to Westerville, Ohio for an OAC semifinal matchup against Otterbein on November 7. Mount Union entered the game with a 10-4-4 record and were fresh off a win over Capital in the OAC quarterfinal round, only two days prior. The Cardinals, on the other hand, were playing i…

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It’s hard no to mention the Raiders impending playoff run coming up, but the team still had two games to take care of. Saturday saw a late season OAC matchup that made the Raiders look as good as ever. Mount Union gave continued success on both sides of the ball with a 51-3 win. 

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The fifth seeded Raiders traveled to Columbus, Ohio to take on the fourth seeded Crusaders in an OAC quarterfinal matchup on November 5. Mount Union entered the tournament fresh off a 2-0 win over Ohio Northern in the regular season finale and looked to carry the momentum onward. It was a ba…

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On Saturday November 2, the Lady Raiders met the Polar Bears on a cold night in Mount Union Stadium for their senior night. Unfortunately, the Raiders entered the game knowing this would be their last game of the season after being mathematically eliminated from the race for an OAC tournamen…

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Mount Union Men’s Basketball is ready to return to the OAC Championship after a heartbreaking end to the 2018-19 season.  

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Alliance stayed a crisp 47 during Mount Union’s entire game Saturday. The weather that Senior offensive lineman Brendan Klaus described as “Football weather” was embraced by the Raiders. Mount Union moved to 8-0 defeating Ohio Northern 63-24. 

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As the Raiders stepped onto the field in Tiffin Saturday, it was clear the day would be cold and rainy. Coach Kehres stuck to throwing the ball against Heidelberg in the first drive and soon found the rain would make a difference. The Raiders pushed the running game from that point on and fo…

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Even though lacrosse is a spring sport, that doesn’t stop the Mount Union men’s lacrosse team from working out and preparing for the upcoming season. The NCAA allows Division III lacrosse programs to practice a certain number of times in the fall, and last week, the team concluded a successf…

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Eight weeks are now in the book as the second half of the season has begun for most schools. This past weekend, of the eleven undefeated teams left in the FBS, only nine survived. We got to see three top-25 matchups where the higher ranked school won every time. We saw a total of three top-2…

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College football is now seven weeks in, and we are beginning to see who might be real and who the fakers were. As the College Football Playoff rankings near their first release, we have two more weeks of breaking down the AP Top 25 Poll. After that, we’ll switch over to the committee’s poll.…

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Saturday night, the Lady Raiders hosted Capital in a Homecoming night showdown. The Raiders entered the game with a 5-6-1 (1-3 OAC) record, and the Crusaders came in sporting a 10-4 (3-1 OAC) record. Mount Union frequently found themselves on defense in Saturday night’s game, as the Crusader…

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The 12th ranked John Carroll University men’s soccer team traveled to Alliance on October 9th for a top 25 matchup against the 19th ranked Mount Union Purple Raiders. The matchup saw a high-power JCU offense averaging 2.18 goals per game meet a lockdown Mount Union defense that came into the…

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While students began to file home for fall break this past weekend, the Raiders traveled to Wilmington. The mid-season OAC matchup proved one thing, the Raiders get better each week. Both side of the ball showed up as the Raiders traveled three hours to be declared 63-6 winners. 

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Week six did not disappoint as we continue to see the excitement and tradition of college football. This past weekend, the top two schools got a week off, while many other schools battled it out. We had a top-ten matchup that helped shake things up a bit, a top-20 matchup that helped a team …