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May 31, 2007
Valparaiso head coach Stacy Adams has announced the addition of two more student-athletes to his 2007 recruiting class.
May 22, 2007
Valparaiso University head coach Stacy Adams has announced the addition of 39 freshmen that will join the Crusader football program in the fall as members of the 2007 recruiting class. Offensively, Adams has brought in 19 new players with 18 players coming in on the defensive side of the ball. Two kickers round out the recruiting class.
May 03, 2007
Valparaiso will play four straight games at Brown Field in the month of October as head coach Stacy Adams announced his 2007 football schedule.
April 30, 2007
Coca-Cola North America and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) today announced that Valparaiso University's Ryan Koepke (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead H.S.) is one of seven recipients of the 2006-07 Coca-Cola Community All-American award. The Coca-Cola Community All-Americans program recognizes, celebrates and applauds student-athletes who are making a difference in their communities.
April 24, 2007
Valparaiso University will be holding its annual spring football game on Saturday afternoon, April 28, beginning at 12:30 p.m. at Brown Field.
April 03, 2007
Valparaiso University will be conducting a Youth Day Camp from July 16-18 of this coming summer the football program has announced.
April 03, 2007
Valparaiso opened its 2007 spring camp on Monday afternoon with the first of 14 workouts leading up to the annual Brown and Gold game to be held at Brown Field on Saturday, April 28.
March 08, 2007
Valparaiso University's Jimmy Riker (Tekonsha, Mich./Tekonsha H.S.) has been named to the 2006 Football Gazette Mid-Major All-American Second Team.
December 20, 2006
Valparaiso University's Ryan Doerffler (Fort Wayne, Ind./Concordia H.S.) and Ryan Koepke (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead H.S.) were both named to the Academic All-Pioneer Football League First Team.
December 18, 2006
Valparaiso University's Ryan Koepke (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead H.S.) has been named to the ninth annual Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Division I-AA) Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team.
December 06, 2006
Valpo wrapped up its 2006 football season with a victory over Aurora at home, giving the Crusaders a 3-8 record for the campaign. The Brown and Gold finished in a tie for seventh place in the Pioneer Football League standings on the year.
December 04, 2006
Valparaiso University head coach Stacy Adams handed out year-end awards to the Crusader football team at the program's season-ending banquet recently.
November 17, 2006
Valparaiso University had four football players earn Pioneer Football League honors when the conference announced its year-end awards on Friday.
November 14, 2006
Valparaiso University's Jimmy Riker (Tekonsha, Mich./Tekonsha H.S.) has been selected to play in the East Coast Bowl in Petersburg, Va. on November 25.
November 13, 2006
Valparaiso University's Mike Krieg (Romeo, Mich./Romeo H.S.) has been named the Pioneer Football League's Special Teams Player of the Week.
November 11, 2006
Valparaiso snapped its losing skid on Saturday afternoon and registered its first home victory of the year, closing out the 2006 season with a 20-7 win over Aurora at Brown Field.
November 07, 2006
Valpo wraps up the 2006 football season on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders entertain Aurora looking for their first home victory of the season. Saturday is also Senior Day as 10 players will compete for the final time at Brown Field.
November 04, 2006
Valparaiso closed out Pioneer Football League play on Saturday afternoon with a 51-7 loss to Dayton in Dayton, Ohio.
November 01, 2006
Valpo closes out Pioneer Football League play this Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders travel to Dayton, Ohio to battle the Dayton Flyers. This week's contest also marks the final road game of the season for the Brown and Gold.
October 28, 2006
Davidson jumped out to a 27-0 halftime lead on the way to defeating Valparaiso 48-14 on Saturday afternoon at Brown Field.
October 24, 2006
Valpo returns to Brown Field for the first time in nearly a month on Saturday as the Crusaders welcome Davidson to town as part of Parents' Weekend.
October 21, 2006
The first time Valparaiso and Butler played for the Hoosier Helmet, the Bulldogs emerged victorious, defeating the Crusaders 32-10 on Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis, Ind.
October 18, 2006
When Valparaiso and Butler meet for the 65th time in the schools storied rivalry, they will be playing for more than instate bragging rights. This year marks the inaugural ?Battle for the Helmet".
October 17, 2006
Valpo continues its storied tradition with instate rival Butler on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders and Bulldogs meet for the 65th time on the gridiron.
October 14, 2006
San Diego spoiled Valparaiso's Homecoming West on Saturday evening, as the Toreros defeated the Crusaders 68-7 in San Diego, Calif.
October 10, 2006
Valparaiso continues its three-game road trip this weekend as the Crusaders head west to battle nationally-ranked San Diego. The game is part of Valparaiso University's Homecoming West activities on the West Coast and kicks off at 9 p.m. CDT.
October 07, 2006
Valparaiso was unable to take advantage of several opportunities early in the game and committed several costly turnovers as the Crusaders fell to Saint Joseph's (Ind.) 43-14 on Saturday afternoon at Alumni Field in Rensselaer, Ind.
October 03, 2006
Valparaiso begins its longest road trip of the season this weekend as the Crusaders travel down the road to Rensselaer, Ind. to battler region rival Saint Joseph's on Saturday afternoon. The contest is the first of three straight the Brown and Gold will play away from Brown Field.
September 30, 2006
Two Valparaiso turnovers in the third quarter led to a pair of Jacksonville touchdowns as the Dolphins turned a halftime deficit into a 34-17 victory over the Crusaders on Homecoming afternoon Saturday at Brown Field.
September 27, 2006
Valparaiso hosts its annual Homecoming game this Saturday afternoon at Brown Field as the Crusaders entertain Jacksonville.
September 23, 2006
A late Drake interception returned for a touchdown in the final minute spoiled Valparaiso's chance to tie the game on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders fell 21-7 to the Bulldogs in Pioneer Football League action at Brown Field.
September 20, 2006
Valparaiso returns to Brown Field this Saturday to host Drake in a big Pioneer Football League game after the Crusaders posted a thrilling road win at Morehead State last weekend. Saturday is Youth Day with elementary and middle school students receiving free admission with purchase of an adult ticket.
September 16, 2006
Ryan Doerffler's (Fort Wayne, Ind./Concordia H.S.) 79-yard touchdown pass to Steve Ogden (Wauwatosa, Wis./West H.S.) with 31 seconds remaining gave Valparaiso a 42-35 victory over Morehead State in the Pioneer Football League opener for both schools in Morehead, Ky. on Saturday afternoon.
September 13, 2006
Valparaiso opens Pioneer Football League competition on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders head to Morehead State.
September 13, 2006
Valparaiso University's Ryan Koepke (Fort Wayne, Ind./Homestead H.S.) is among 11 NCAA 1-AA, II, II, and NAIA football players selected to the American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team.
September 11, 2006
Valparaiso University will be hosting Youth Day on September 23 for the Crusaders football game against Drake.
September 09, 2006
Steve Ogden (Wauwatosa, Wis./West H.S.) caught two touchdown passes and Jeff Horton (Saint Louis, Mo./Lutheran North H.S.) added another but it was not enough as Trinity International utilized a 24-point second quarter to defeat Valparaiso 39-20 on Saturday afternoon at Brown Field to spoil the Crusaders' home opener.
September 06, 2006
Valparaiso opens the 2006 home campaign on Saturday afternoon as the Crusaders entertain Trinity International. The Crusaders are coming off of a 54-0 victory over Wisconsin Lutheran in the season opener last Saturday.
September 04, 2006
Valparaiso University's Mike Krieg (Romeo, Mich./Romeo H.S.) has been named the Pioneer Football League's Special Teams Player of the Week after a perfect performance in his collegiate debut on Saturday at Wisconsin Lutheran.
September 02, 2006
Jeff Horton (Saint Louis, Mo./Lutheran North H.S.) set Valparaiso's career rushing record while also scoring four touchdowns and Steve Ogden (Wauwatosa, Wis./West H.S.) had more than 200 yards receiving as the Crusaders defeated Wisconsin Lutheran 54-0 on Saturday afternoon in the season opener for both schools in Milwaukee, Wis.
August 31, 2006
The 86th season of Valparaiso University football kicks off on Saturday afternoon as the Brown and Gold travel to Milwaukee, Wis. to battle the Warriors of Wisconsin Lutheran. This is the second straight season Valpo and Wisconsin Lutheran have met to open the year.
August 22, 2006
As the 2006 football season kicks off for the Valparaiso University Crusaders, the Brown and Gold will look to embark upon their first winning season since 2003. Head coach Stacy Adams now has one full season of experience at the helm of the Valpo program and now appears ready to begin the climb up the Pioneer Football League standings.
August 04, 2006
Valparaiso University's football team has been predicted to finish in seventh place in the Pioneer Football League this season according to the preseason balloting done by the league's head coaches.
July 31, 2006
Valparaiso University senior running back Jeff Horton (Saint Louis, Mo./Lutheran North H.S.) was named to Don Hansen's Football Gazette 2006 I-AA Mid-Major Preseason All-American Team on Thursday.
July 06, 2006
Valparaiso University senior running back Jeff Horton (Saint Louis, Mo./Lutheran North H.S.) was named to The Sports Network's 2006 I-AA Mid-Major Preseason All-American Team on Thursday.
May 22, 2006
Valparaiso University head football coach Stacy Adams has released his 2006 football schedule, which will feature five home contests this year.
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