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.

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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

2017-01-17 Kean ready to contend for NJAC crown It's been a while since the Kean women have made noise nationally, but the Cougars will have a chance to do so tomorrow night. They travel to Montclair State with hopes of taking over first place in the NJAC. Sarah Sommer has more in Around the Atlantic.
2017-01-18 Meet the new Vikes, same as the old Vikes Augustana entered the season without a starter from last year and still finds itself atop the CCIW. How'd the Vikings do it? A team-trip over the summer and a strong junior varsity program are part of the story. Erik Buchinger has more of it in Around the Central.
2017-01-17 Small's share Bears coming together When Ursinus was taking its lumps in the Centennial Conference two years ago, Kevin Small preached patience and sharing. Now that's paying off for the Bears who are tied for first in the conference. Phil Soto-Ortiz has more in Around the Mid Atlantic.
2017-01-17 Offense fuels CWRU women’s turnaround Veteran leaders and an infusion of young talent have led the Spartans to a more explosive offensive output this season. The increased scoring has also led to wins. Now, Case Western Reserve returns home with sights set on a UAA crown.
2017-01-18 Young and hungry coach has Hawks soaring Eight years ago, Waleed Farid was starring as a player at Stevens Institute of Technology. He then caught the coaching bug overseas. Now, he's leading his former Empire 8 rival Hartwick up the conference standings.
2017-01-17 Hackley and Nagle find "inspiración" abroad Amherst's women's basketball players do great things on the court, but they also do very cool things off of it, like help communities in Costa Rica. Matt Noonan talks with Hannah Hackley and Jackie Nagel in Around the Region.
2017-01-17 Heart of a champion Josh Ruggles is a heart surgery survivor and a world record holder. Now, finally, the Loras sharpshooter once again holds a title he cherishes most: college basketball player. Nathan Ford has more in Around the West.
2017-01-17 Carrying the torch at HSU Nathaniel Jack found a role model to pattern his game after, and he didn't have to look far. His former teammate and current Cowboys assistant coach pushes the senior to improve each day. More in Around the South.