For the first time in program history, five members of the Valparaiso University football team were selected to the 2016 National Football Foundation (NFF) Hampshire Honor Society. Alex Green, John Guilford, Jake Hutson, Sam Manternach, and Scott Staal were named to the 2016 Hampshire Honor Society in its tenth year of existence.
The Valpo football team took advantage of a beautiful spring day to make its surrounding community a better place to live Saturday. The team, led by head coach Dave Cecchini, polished up a derelict overpass on Indiana 49 that had been splashed with graffiti. All in all, the 2015-16 football squad has accumulated over 1,000 hours of community service hours.
On a perfect and beautiful Saturday afternoon at Brown Field, fans got to snag a glimpse of the future and what to expect next fall for the Valparaiso football team. After last season’s high-scoring affair, this Saturday’s game was a tale of two halves for the Crusaders.The home White offensive team defeated the visiting Brown defensive team, 20-18.
The winter weather that crashed the better part of spring practices will evacuate Northwest Indiana just in time for the 2016 Brown vs. Gold spring football game. The exhibition, which will feature modified scoring just as it did in 2015, is scheduled for Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. As always, Saturday's event is free and open to the public.
The Valpo football team will kick off its first of 15 spring practices Wednesday afternoon. Head football coach Dave Cecchini and his club will conduct practices every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday leading up to the April 16th spring game. All practices are held at Brown Field and are open to the public. Follow @valpoufootball for the latest news and updates.
The Pioneer Football League announced its Academic Honor Roll Friday afternoon and Valparaiso claimed 47 players on the annual academic acclaim. The PFL as a whole boasted a record 616 student-athletes to its 2015 Honor Roll.
Head football coach Dave Cecchini announced another strong, well-balanced recruiting class Thursday. 27 players officially signed Letters of Agreement between Wednesday's National Signing Day and Thursday morning.
Head football coach Dave Cecchini announced the addition of Ryan Manalac as linebackers coach Friday morning. Manalac, a four-year letterwinner at University of Cincinnati, spent the last five seasons with the Michigan State football program.
Head football coach Dave Cecchini revealed his team's 2016 schedule Thursday. The Crusaders will open on the road at Illinois State on Saturday, Sept. 3rd. Valpo will welcome Trinity International to Brown Field for the home opener on Sept. 17th before PFL play kicks off the next weekend at home versus Davidson.