Furman stuns Louisville

Furman headed out on the road for its first road game of the 2021-22 season, hoping to give the Southern Conference another early-season win over an ACC foe, matching what The Citadel had already done to open the season against Pittsburgh. The Paladins headed to KFC Yum Center, facing quite a challenge, looking to snapContinue reading “Furman stuns Louisville”

Furman dominates North Greenville in season opener

GREENVILLE, S.C.–Furman opened the 2021-22 in front of students and unlimited capacity for the first time since (Feb. 29, 2020) against The Citadel on Senior Day at Timmons Arena when it hosted North Greenville at Timmons Arena. Furman opened with the type of adrenaline you might expect from having gone through a season fraught withContinue reading “Furman dominates North Greenville in season opener”

Wells, Catamounts snap streak against Furman

If you would have told most fans that follow Furman in some capacity were going to score 42 points in three quarters Saturday in Cullowhee, most if not all of those wearing the other shade of purple would have assumed the Paladins found an offensive elixir and would have breezed to a sixth-straight win overContinue reading “Wells, Catamounts snap streak against Furman”

Battle for Purple Supremacy has opposing trends in 2021

The Game: Furman (4-4, 2-3 SoCon) at Western Carolina (2-6, 2-3 SoCon) The Time: 2 p.m. EST The Venue: E.J. Whitmire Stadium (13,790)/Cullowhee, N.C. The Series: Furman leads 34-12-2/16-6-2 in Cullowhee The Coaches: Furman-Clay Hendrix (29-21/5th yr); Western Carolina (Kerwin Bell/2-6 1st yr.) Noting the all-time series: They say a rivalry is made when oneContinue reading “Battle for Purple Supremacy has opposing trends in 2021”

SoCon Basketball 2021-22 on the horizon

Not even COVID-19 slowed the SoCon from its exponential rise in college hoops The 101st season of college basketball in the Southern will commence on Nov. 9 officially when the Bruins visit Wofford….Okay, it’s not UCLA or Belmont. Bad joke, but rather Bob Jones, as they will tip it up in a 5 p.m. gameContinue reading “SoCon Basketball 2021-22 on the horizon”

SoCon Football 2021: Wofford’s ‘Wompus Woods’ Season

SoCon Football to this point has been both “trick” and “treat” as we have reached the final day of October of 2021. While there has been more “trick” than “treat” to this point, it’s been nothing short of intriguing and exciting, and for some, especially in the Palmetto State, downright frightening at times. Yes, IContinue reading “SoCon Football 2021: Wofford’s ‘Wompus Woods’ Season”

Mocs down Furman in defensive slugfest

For most that have followed the Furman Football program for a while, the 2021 campaign has seemingly hearkened back to 2003–one which Furman seemingly fielded one of its best defenses in program history, yet its offensive issues and red zone deficiencies ultimately proved to be its downfall in what turned out to be a 6-5Continue reading “Mocs down Furman in defensive slugfest”

SoCon Football 2021: Power Rankings Following Week 8

Chattanooga (4-3, 3-1 SoCon)–Following a 37-34 loss at VMI in overtime a couple of weeks ago, Chattanooga has done all they could to show us they are the team to beat heading down the stretch in the Southern Conference race. The Mocs have gotten wins in the Rail Rivalry over East Tennessee State with aContinue reading “SoCon Football 2021: Power Rankings Following Week 8”

Furman battles No.14 ETSU in defensive struggle

It hasn’t happened much GREENVILLE, S.C.—For just the third time in 19 tries East Tennessee State had something to celebrate on its 112-mile trek back from Travelers Rest, S.C., to Johnson City, TN, and it was more than enough reason for Bucs head coach Randy Sanders to locate the nearest designated smoking area to lightContinue reading “Furman battles No.14 ETSU in defensive struggle”

Furman takes on No. 14 East Tennessee State in rivalry showdown

GREENVILLE, S.C.–As you might expect, Saturday is not only a big day at Paladin Stadium, but also throughout the Southern Conference. Below is a brief look around the league starting with the game in Greenville between Furman and No. 14 East Tennessee State. For a more in-depth preview of this game, you can click toContinue reading “Furman takes on No. 14 East Tennessee State in rivalry showdown”