Around the Region

Division III is too big to be covered by just one columnist, so we've broken the country down into eight parts. Our writers file weekly columns covering their part of the country.

THE LINEUP
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Northeast
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East
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Atlantic
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Mid-Atlantic
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Great Lakes
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South
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Central
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West
Matt Noonan Andrew Lovell
Sarah Sommer Brian Lester Erik Buchinger Nathan Ford
Matt
Noonan
Andrew Lovell
Sarah
Sommer
Phil
Soto-Ortiz

Joe
Sager 

Brian
Lester
Erik
Buchinger
Nathan
Ford
CCC, GNAC, LEC, MASCAC, NAC, NECC, NESCAC, NEWMAC E8, LL, NEAC, SUNYAC
CSAC, CUNYAC, MACF, NJAC, SKY CAC, CC, LAND, MACC AMCC, HCAC, MIAA, NCAC, OAC, PAC ASC, GSAC, ODAC, SAA, SCAC, USAC CCIW, MWC, NACC, SLIAC, WIAC IIAC, MIAC, NWC, SCIAC, UMAC

2016-12-08 Quick-strike Del Rosario leads Lehman With a quick trigger and a fearless offensive approach, Amely Del Rosario is leading the nation in scoring. She also led Lehman to the NCAA tournament last year. Sara Sommer talks with the Lightning's leader in Around the Atlantic.
2016-12-06 North Park eyes returns to prominence Once upon a time North Park was the most dominant program in Division III basketball, winning five national titles in 10 years. Then the Vikings dropped out of the national picture and into the CCIW cellar for years. But now the Vikings have two All-Americans, a Top 25 ranking and dreams of a bigger prize. Erik Buchinger has more in Around the Central.
2016-12-07 Day-by-day, Eagles eye bigger prize “We’ve got to play ’em one day at a time.” It's a cliché that holds true for Mary Washington head coach Deena Applebury and her Eagles. So far they've all been good days and Applebury is on the verge of setting a new school record. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
2016-12-06 Strong start puts Marietta coach at ease The Marietta Way calls for reloading. Despite graduating three starters and facing a grueling early-season schedule, the Pioneers are off and running. Joe Sager has more in Around the Great Lakes.
2016-12-07 The man with a plan When Harry Johnson felt out of his element in his first year at Bard, he made a life-changing decision. He decided to dedicate his time and energy to making an impact at Bard and around the world. More in Around the East.
2016-12-06 Corsairs move from hunters to hunted The offseason was a bit of a roller coaster for Mass-Dartmouth -- up when the Corsairs were picked as Little East Conference favorites, down when they lost their top returning player to season-ending injury. The Corsairs' 6-0 start puts them back on the rise and in a different role than usual.
2016-12-07 Shooting to win with winners who shoot When Peg Swadener took over a 1-24 Willamette program, she knew what kind of players she wanted to recruit. Now, her team's style and culture is translating to wins. More in Around the West.
2016-12-06 Grand theft Quaker Anais Weatherly is filling up the stat sheet for Guilford, but the senior takes the most pride in her nation-leading six steals per game. Her two-way versatility is leading the defending ODAC champions to a 7-0 start. More in Around the South.